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Carleton's Crash Dummy's crash test (with video)

The Carleton University Crash Dummy (CUCD) team performed its final crash test of the academic year on Friday in co-ordination with Ottawa Police Service.

The project is run by 22 fourth-year mechanical and aerospace engineering students and is led by Associate Professor Mojtaba Ahmadi, Professor Robert Bell and Assistant Professor Andrew Speirs in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. 98 more words

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Adopt an Athlete to play at the Special Olympics

Although he can’t speak, he sure can cheer.

Marc Nadeau plays for the Special Olympics Floor Hockey team in Ottawa and has one of the loudest cheers when a goal is scored. 478 more words

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Vagina Monologues remain relevant on campus

Twenty years ago, American playwright Eve Ensler asked 200 women the same question: if your vagina could talk, what would it say?

She used their answers to write the Vagina Monologues, a play designed to increase awareness and acceptance of women’s bodies and sexuality. 589 more words


Letter: Carleton Ravens set great example on and off court

Re: Ravens romp to national title, March 16.

I’d like to thank the Carleton University men’s basketball team for another season of outstanding basketball. Carleton Ravens head coach Dave Smart and his players work extraordinarily hard to achieve excellence on the court and, as their record of 11 national championships in 13 years indicates, they are successful. 80 more words


Three researchers make encore 3MT presentations at Carleton

Carleton University held a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition encore on Friday.

The 3MT competition challenges grad students to communicate the key concepts of their research in a presentation of three minutes or less. 62 more words

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My Fair Arabic Lady, local theatre company reworks Broadway classic

If you were going to pick a play that could unite Ottawa’s Arab community, My Fair Lady may not immediately spring to mind.

And yet Islam Balbaa, is set to open a re-worked version on Saturday at the Kailash Mital Theatre at Carleton University with precisely that goal in mind. 451 more words

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Murray Rob Roy McGregor

So many people have moved to Ottawa to work for government they sometimes act surprised when they meet Murray, an actual local-born Ottawan who grew up here along with the city itself. 146 more words