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Reevely: 'Pee Challenge' results show sexual diseases more common on Ottawa campuses

The “World Record Pee Challenge” at four Ottawa post-secondary campuses last spring found 17 cases of sexually transmitted infections, according to Ottawa’s public-health unit.

That makes students at the University of Ottawa, Carleton, Algonquin and La Cité pretty typical — which is to say that they’re much more likely than the average Ottawan to be carrying an STI and be spreading it around, at a time when sexually transmitted infections are already worryingly on the rise. 649 more words

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Book excerpt: A prime minister, his dead dog and the opening of Ottawa's Lord Elgin Hotel

On the day, 75 years ago this week, that Mackenzie King officially opened the Lord Elgin Hotel, a new symbol of the stately capital he had long dreamed of building, Canada’s most successful — and peculiar — prime minister was an emotional mess over the death of his dog. 1,151 more words

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Watch these Carleton professors find out what their students really think of them

This could get awkward.

Carleton University managed to convince its faculty to read out the comments about them on RateMyProfessors.com.

The notorious website, if you’ve never seen it, lets students grade their teachers — often with brutal honesty. 48 more words

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Ottawa professor pens book linking Olympics and marginalized youth

As athletes around the world prepare to compete at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month, an Ottawa professor discusses in a new book how a city’s desire to win the bid often trumps the needs of impoverished youth who live in those host cities. 486 more words

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Players recall thrilling U19 football triumph in China

He may hold dual citizenship, but New York-born Skye King wasn’t the least bit torn.

King is one of a handful of Calgary-area football players who competed for Team Canada in the 2016 IFAF U19 world football championships in Harbin, China, on July 10, copping the gold medal after defeating the vaunted U.S. 563 more words


Golf Phobia

Don’t laugh.

It’s a thing.


And if you are wondering who Sam Snead is? He was kind of a big deal in golf. I’ve even eaten at a Sam Snead Tavern adjacent to a course in the Poconos.  798 more words

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Carleton professor replaced on board of governors after refusing to sign conduct code with 'gag order'

A Carleton University professor who writes a blog critical of decisions made by the university’s board of governors has been replaced on that board after he declined to sign on to a “code of conduct” when he sought re-election. 718 more words