Tag Archives: Carleton University

Cuban comfort food as the snow flies: Yuko finds big flavour at a small price with Havana Cafe

Yuko Inoue (blog) came to Ottawa from Japan one year ago to study at Carleton University. After a summer serving as photo editor of The Charlatan, Carleton’s student newspaper, she’s now starting her second year of journalism. In her spare time, Yuko likes art, live music and exploring the city’s food scene.  Snow finally fell […]

Urban and awesome: Brian already eagerly awaiting next year’s House of Paint

Brian Tong of Start Up Dance (blog/Twitter/YouTube) is an 86′ baby who loves dancing, marketing, and anything artistic in Ottawa. Brian continues to search and find hidden talents that deserves the spotlight and give these artists some hometown hero love.  Ottawa has so many hidden gems! As a local tourist, I hear that statement a lot, but […]

The magic of campus community radio, CKCU-FM and beyond

Lenny Wu (blog/Twitter) is a weekly radio host at CKCU-FM and blogs about the indie music scene, as well as a bit of food and silly things. He’s an avid Apple user (minus the iPhone as he doesn’t have one yet).  Lenny is also part of a local lion/dragon dance troupe. The Ottawa media landscape […]

Start Up Dance: Brian Tong kicks off his LTO exploration of Ottawa’s dance community

Start Up Dance (Twitter/YouTube/Facebook) is run by an 86′ baby by the name of Brian Tong who loves dancing, marketing, and anything artistic in Ottawa. Brian continues to search and find hidden talents that deserves the spotlight and give these artists some hometown hero love.  The movies, the stories, the culture, all the things you […]

Fitness Fridays: Emily Rack finds her inner Latina with Zumba!

Emily Rack is a 21-year old journalism student, split cross-continentally between Canada (school) and England (family). She loves adventuring around the world, planning unconventional dates, going to music festivals, baking caramel sea salt brownies, and dancing the night away. She is joining forces with LTOttawa to bring you the very best weird and wonderful fitness […]

Q&A with Ottawa photographer Kathy Roussel

Kathy Roussel was born in Riviere-Du-Loup, Quebec, but being raised by a military family fostered her moves across the country throughout her childhood. She eventually settled in North Bay, Ontario where her parents still reside, until her move to Ottawa in 2006. After studying for three years at Carleton University, Kathy enrolled at the School […]

Ambitious high school student Bronwyn Lefebvre plans fashion show to raise funds for Lupus Ontario

Bronwyn Lefebvre is a high school student who will be attending Carleton University in the fall. She enjoys shopping, music and spending time with family and friends in Ottawa – a place she has called home for 18 years. You’re currently spearheading an ambitious fundraiser for Lupus Ontario. Why is this cause so important to […]

Carleton University’s first ever flash mob!

This is….awesome. Want more info? Click here.

Q&A with award-winning photographer Paul Couvrette

Paul Couvrette is an Ottawa-born, award-winning photographer whose been practicing his craft for 35 years. Shooting everything from portraits of prime ministers to weddings to advertisements, his downtown Ottawa space, Couvrette Studio, is a hopping place. Named Canadian Photographer of the Year in 1994, Paul has shot more than 300 magazine covers, his work gracing the front […]

Centretown News on the Ottawa cupcake craze

As former Carleton J-School students ourselves, we’re always excited to follow along with the school’s current young journalists and their adventures. To be honest, we’re even more excited when they offer to write for us! If you’ve been following along with food blogger Hilary Duff’s hunt for Ottawa’s perfect cupcake, you know exactly what we […]

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