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OSAP changes By Brent Clouthier

bank

the

money, not the federal or

Even

provincial government.

According to the financial-aid administrator for Conestoga College, changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program may be made in the near future due to

number of student loan defaults and the failure of the increasing

governments to shoulder more of the loss. Carol Walsh said Conestoga both

College students, however, are the best at repaying their

among

government said ‘Yes, we’ll let you go back to school and apply for OSAP,’ the bottom line is that the bank will say ‘No, we don’t want you, you’ve gone into collection for .’” $ 10 000 Walsh said banks want out of the ,

OSAP business money on

join forces in prenatal

is

at the top of the list because our placement rate is very good. Our admissions procedures also help; we’re in good shape.” Walsh explained that some

educational institutions aren’t so lucky.

“Some of the private.schools that don’t haye a very good credit rating, as far as defaults are concerned, are having to post bonds with the banks.” She sees bond-posting as one of the possible outcomes of the

between banks and and provincial governments over OSAP struggle

the

federal

responsibility.

“The banks agreed cent

of

Students and faculty revive foyer

woodworking

the

to take

when

risk

95 per they on,”

program Walsh explained. “The federal government said, ‘We’re not took

this

taking the risk on these loans,

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“The

government wants repayments on loans to be geared income,” she said. “But banks are saying students already have 9 1/2 years to pay their loans back; it could end up taking 20 years to pay back a loan and the banks want no part of to student

the

that.”

Walsh says if the current student amount is reduced, it would go a long way in solving some of the OSAP controversy. debt

“I personally think

$7,000 is too she said of the student

high,”

repayment

amount. “Maybe $5,000 a year would be more manageable.”

because they lose and the

governments refuse to take on a larger percentage of those losses.

they’re saying their default rate

is

45 per cent. The number they quote includes everyone, even someone who missed one payment.” Walsh explained that the CIBC using that lump figure as leverage in the year 2000 when they re-negotiate their contract with the government. “I think the- Royal Bank would is

like to

be out too,” she added.

may change in the near future, however, if a new government is It

Walsh explained. “The OSAP program depends on the government. One of two elected,

happen: there will change of government, or this government will continue their mandate, which is to reduce things

will

either be a

student default rate to five per

make

cent and possibly

colleges

and universities more accountable for the defaults.”

She sees

burden to

shifting the

educational institutions as raising

They pay the interest on your loan while you’re a student,

more problems than solving them. “At the college, we’ll be

but they don’t take the risk on the loan if you default.”

defaults

them.’

on a

If a student defaults

one

another

getting

Repayment

the defaults

only pay the interest on

we’ll

Loan

Contingent

plan that the banks disagree with.

“The CIBC want out because

the best default rate,”

said Walsh. “Conestoga College

Hospital and college

if

the

OSAP loans. “We have

possible in future

loan,

be

will

impossible, Walsh said.

their credit rating

on

if a

student

Does

that debt.

it

they

affects

owe

the

Weather outside

is frightful

that

to

snow fell on Kitchener Jan. 2 and 3, Conestoga students were faced with parking problems as some areas of the lots were not plowed. Announcements were made

Walsh said the present provincial government also has another program called the Income

cars weren’t blocking other vehicles. There were reports of

mean

that

we

back,

student

don’t take that

him not

tell

darken our door ever again?”

“They’ll never get a bank to take

them back because now

responsible for a debt

After the

several times on Jan. 4, reminding students to

quadruple parking

in

some

make

sure their

Photo by Jaime Clark

lots.

DSA upgrades computer system Condor men

By Melanie Spencer lose

indoor-soccer

game

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COMMENTARY

The Doon 3tudent Association purchased

recently

computers for their office to allow them to better serve Conestoga students. “Students

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certain

Answering machine

come

the ’90s

in

in

amount of

expecting a

service,” said

Gerry Cleaves, vice-president of student affairs.

messages

new

provide

“You have

to

and students

scanned

material

Cleaves said the new computers

DSA

to

access the

to

to

save the

college’s network.

pictures, fit

said Cleaves.

solution,

scanning

and when they wouldn’t

onto a disk, they wanted to

But the

situation reached the point

“When

the computers stopped

working and we’d run out of

were

RAM or trying to make do,

learn

to

the

to the

network on

its

computer

of

computers, the

replacing

DSA

RAM

as

the

adding

more it was

we had to buy new ones,”

said Cleaves.

The

system.

add more

decided

like

also

new make it

decided to

DSA

a band-aid

printer.

to

more colour

putting

By

possible

purchase a

will

for

new

the

colour

Cleaves said students are

their

investing in higher quality,

equipment won’t have

upgraded

in six

DSA

better

is

to

months and able

be the

serve

to

students.

“There was a need and it,”

said

services,

system

into

presentations than ever before.

the

solutions,

surprised

turn

on.

save them to the network. They student union didn’t have access

where

would not even

the monitors

were

Students

Instead

it.”

allow the

Internet

which

we

filled

Cleaves, referring to

such

aren’t

scanning,

as

offered

at

the

college.

“We went from

a

band-aid

solution, to fixing the problem.”


— SPOKE, Jan.

Page 2

1

1,

1999

The

Notice to January Intake Students DSA Drug

Plan

Opting out deadline is Friday, January 1 5, 1 999

on the

writing’s

stall

Washroom

graffiti

increases tuition fees By Rob Himburg “It’s

a domino

effect.

People see

You

need.

in dire

in the stall,

get in and

jump

do

to

it

after that.”

swing the door closed

and do your

Looking up,

thing.

Allan Hunter

you notice a bunch of graffiti on the walls of the stall. Will you

become

Family Opt

deadline is Friday January 1 5, 1 999 In

the next person to etch

“It’s a

domino

Hunter,

effect,” said

“People see

apt to do

it

it

of removing

bathroom

stalls

overrun that

is

a

is

made up

marker and ink

where

downstairs just off the cafeteria

have been a problem spot,” Hunter

for,” said

who

it is

off.

is

in

security can

hope

how

all

removal costs and

comes from. Security would also it

encourage students

who

that they let someone from security or housekeeping

know so it can be dealt with. “If we all work together,” Hunter continued, “we can hopefully number of

decrease the

instances

and occurrences.”

is

no

alternative

Most of the graffiti found around Doon campus has been of the

By Jaime Clark

with

the

interest

disbursed each year.

have been rare instances of racial

To mark its 100th anniversary and final year of operation, the K-W Hospital Nurses Alumnae

nursing diploma students. The

or sexual slurs.

Association presented

rest

will

and

staff.

generic sort, with just scribblings

both ink and pencil. But there

slight

cheque tor 3.21,500. Bill

Jeffrey,

dean of health

“The last couple of weeks there have been more instances than

sciences and community

normal,” he said of the graffiti

split

occurrences.

“The

act

would be endowments

services, said the funds

into

two

Approximately $7,500 will go towards a bursary program for

go

into a fund for the professional development of nursing students

Each nursing

year,

itself is

Nominations

will

‘99

open Monday, January

1

8,

the election of the following positions:

President

Ticket information

Vice President cf Operaticns Vice President of Student Affairs Vice President of Education

available

DSA Office Nomination forms and job descripfions

be

graduates

approximately 100 students.

DSA Elections for

Conestoga’s

program

Buffalo Sabres Sun. Feb. 21

at the

to

it.”

of last semester.

0

like

spot any

program receives donation from alumnae

etched or scraped into

increase in graffiti towards the end

Wings Detroit Red

Hunter said

for is that students realize

In the cases

Hunter said there was a

Mon. Feb. 8

B Wing

in higher

in the

the

in

WWF @ Skydome

graffiti,

“The washrooms

chemicals to try and get the magic

but to paint

ive#.

problems for the housekeepers.

graffiti

where

charge of the maintenance, uses

the paint, there

*

much

said.

has to be paid

Hunter. “Housekeeping,

r *®“

inappropriate, and that word does not even describe it.” Only a couple of washrooms around campus have been totally

from budget

graffiti

tuition costs. “It all

Bus Trips

and are

after that.”

do these people know, the

Little

DSA

Allan

of security

supervisor

services.

cost

Upcoming

Supervisor of Security Services

and draw on the walls?

more

More information available at the DSA Office

and are more apt

it

You’re hurrying to the bathroom

available Monday, January

Thursday, January 27 at the

DSA

1

8

will

until

Office.


2

SPOKE, Jan.

11,

1999

— Page 3

Outstanding achievement recognized

Health sciences students awarded for performance By Jaime Clark

general proficiency in nursing.

The plaque Four

is

given for high

studies with the skills to become members of nursing teams in

Conestoga

academic achievement in theory

hospitals, health care facilities

students in certificate-level health

courses, outstanding performance

community

full-time

sciences programs have received

in

awards

commitment

performance nursing and

outstanding

for in

home

the

practical

support worker

clinical

placements to

professional growth.

Norris received the F.A. Davis

programs.

Company Award, which

Sarah Carrington of Guelph and Karen Norris of Arthur were honoured from the 48-week

performance

practical nursing program.

self-directed learning.

Carrington received the Chair’s

Award, which

is

a plaque given for

and and

personal

is

a book

and

agencies.

Hildred Allaster of Kitchener and Sharon Gascho of Listowel received awards from the 16-week personal support worker program. Allaster

was presented with

the

Faculty

Award

theory

for excellence in

studies

placements,

and

combined

clinical

with

achievement on excellence long-term care

support

facility.

in

a

Personal

worker graduates

can

demonstrated leadership among

become members on

her peers.

teams, providing support in areas

Gascho was awarded a plaque presented by Kitchener’s Sunnyside Home for the Aged. The award recognized

like

nutrition,

health-care

medications and

daily living activities for patients in

long-term

care

and

home

settings.

given for outstanding academic

combined with achievement and dedication to Graduates

nursing

'

of

program

the

practical

finish

their

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how

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see,

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be expedited.

cannot rest

though these days so

zero,

are in debt that even that

With a new

trick.

superpower and example for the

rest

of

the world.

often the case

The whining

presidents of the four banks

and

will finally be satisfied

of his

blinding and the possibilities

is

someone

but

crack,

a

did not think of this

confidence, our rich nation can emerge as a

with great men, has only opened the door for

we

might not do the

and humility, as the Enlightened One. There

no words to describe

course, since

many people

so awestruck by this great man,

The Enlightened One,

fortune has

sooner, the rate of lowering the poverty line

will refer to, with the utmost respect

are really

minimum wage, your

changed.

of the highest

genius

who

it.

lousy

wise man, definitely a

light. I

your

of

neighborhood has

You wonder why, but then, like a ton of it hits you. You are no longer poor. As of yesterday, the poverty line was lowered and even though you still make that

of fresh

breath

a

we

under our noses, but it.

open

fine morning,

take

polluted air and then you realize

garbage

So you wake up one

answer to all our problems was right here the

did not see

solution, so obvious now, is to lower

the poverty line.

All this time

all are.

your window,

that ever lived.

stupid

bank merger

it

even to

cares

if

their

coveted

will get the green light.

jobs are lost

we

if

are

Who

above the

all

poverty line?

as dim-witted as myself.

Maybe

do not know the Enlightened One’s name, or even where he is from. I do not I

the basketball players

their strike, seeing the futility

end

will

of seeking

one man or a whole

jnore

money

consortium of the finest brains in the world,

poor.

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assume he works for Statistics Canada, for that is where this breath-

there

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if

he

is

will

takingly revolutionary idea

came from.

is

where there are no

in a land

much

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become poor now. As you see, with one brilliant move all the woes of the world will

I

hope you are ready for what I am about to tell you because the world will never be the

be healed.

same.

Nobel Peace Prize for making the world a better place, we can all feel proud that he, or she, for that matter, was one of us. We can then live happily ever after and

And when

The Enlightened One has come up with a simple solution to eradicate poverty. It makes me want to cry a river of tears coming up with this brilliant idea myself because I would have been destined really

for not

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it’s

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that will leave callers with a smile their face as they

hang up the

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you’ll be the first person

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it,

egotistic

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maniac. “You have reached the the world, but

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just the answering machine. Don’t

call.”

home of Superman. I’m out

phone.

How

number and

saving

definitely get

an

feel like

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idiot!

also be cute, or sing a

jingle. Just

remember to keep

short and interesting.

it

another

home right now, but my answering

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not entertain

machine

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the

irritating

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the

mishaps

even

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rare in this

to find a

phone

call

being placed and not getting some

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worse

is

to

not

then

confuse your all

the

message.

And

it’s

guaranteed hang up.

factual

know

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lot

of fun.

answering machines. Don’t be the

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SPOKE, Jan.

11,

1999

— Page 5

Prenatal partnership

Hospital joins college for class By Dee Bettencourt

partnership

became

active in July

1998, with Grand River

A

new

partnership

has been

Health Centre) being the

created between area hospitals

contributory.

and

board most

continuing

the

education

department of Conestoga College provide prenatal classes for

to

and

mothers

(K-W first

Guelph came on

recently, said Elaine

Weir, co-ordinator of continuing

who

education

responsible for

is

The

evolve.

college

is

responsible

for helping organize

and advertise

the

agenda

classes,

set

for the three hospitals. “It

unique

so

is

Weir

“We

don’t

services,

we

not only the prenatal partnership

hospitals,”

with the hospitals, but the prenatal

just

The

health program and the principles

streamline the services.”

the

their

hospitals involved include

Health

Kitchener- Waterloo

Grand River Hospital, Cambridge Memorial and Guelph Centre

at

General. the

Officially,

(prenatal)

of labour support program as

Prior to the partnership, Weir

Grand River had its own program for

said

Weir said the design of the partnership, which is in its

hospital-based

took several years to

said.

replicate

well.

infancy,

an

that

educational institute partners with

partners.

expectant

and

curriculum and handle payment

prenatal care.

departments

health

Public

offered sendees

for

Cambridge

and Guelph. This fragmentation of service

been

has

delivery

standardized to the point that the

same information three

women at

is

offered at

Weir

hospitals.

said

all

if

take their prenatal classes

any of these

now,

institutions

same information. nurses from each

they’ll get the

Obstetrical

teach

hospital

so

classes,

prenatal

the

woman’s prenatal

a

instructor could also be her labour

and

nurse

delivery

her

or

breastfeeding consultant.

Weir said the partnership also helps

money.

save

clients

Hospitals charged between $75

and $90 to cover costs but Conestoga charges $53.78. Some of the hospitals in Toronto charge in excess of $120 for the same

Weir.

service, said Weir.

usually do better with their

Two courses Conestoga: Parenting

are offered through

Childbirth and

the

for

series

parents and Second

first-time

Time Around

The Childbirth and Parenting series

teaches

about the birth

process, breastfeeding, caring for

Lois Gaspar, chair of the nursing

program

at

Conestoga College,

says semester-three nurses take prenatal classes. (Photo by Dee Bettencourt)

comfort

infants,

available

for birth

measures and medical

interventions in labour.

It

includes

a tour of the hospital. This course

Nursing students

is

offered once a

and the college which provides prenatal classes. (Photo by

“For instance, teenagers

own

group because they have

age

unique concerns.”

The program

is

topped off with a

“bring and brag” session, said Weir.

for additional births.

week during

Conestoga

Elaine Weir, co-ordinator of continuing education for

College, co-ordinates the partnership between local hospitals

“After mothers have their babies,

said.

the said probably Weir most important part of the prenatal program is the tour of the hospital, where expectant mothers and fathers see the nursery, labour and delivery rooms and

newborn baby,

they

know

prize.”

they

are

after.

come back

session with the

This

is

an

work

through

talk

about

ideal

the

time birth

incorporating

to

and a

Bettencourt)

third person into the family, she

for one more same group they were with and show off their

they

Dee

babies.

“When

healthy

they

mom,

that is the

see

healthy

a

that

is

End

what goal:

healthy baby.

outcome, then

job well done,” she

it’s

said.

weekdays for two hours over six weeks or for six hours on two Saturdays for a total of 12

receive awards

hours of instruction. Semester-

Incredible

three nursing students also attend

By Jaime Clark

development and

professional

excellence in theory studies and

Nine

Conestoga

College

these prenatal classes as part of a

maternal-child health course.

The

clinical placements,

Time

Around

offered in a

two-week

Second

program

by community organizations, professional associations and

Andrea Bohoczki of Waterloo Dr. the $100 received Stanley F. Leavine Award for clinical achievement, academic

individuals interested in quality

excellence and demonstration of

10 couples per session at each

nursing students have received

achievement awards sponsored

education.

care

health

Eight

of the nine recipients completed their

three-year

program

in

and

personal

professional

development, Jennifer

Burt

December.

was

Amber Anderson of Kitchener won the $200 Jean O’Leavey Award for high academic

problem-solving

standing,

personal

growth

demonstration

of

professional and in and excellence

the

Judith Cooper

the

Registered

abilities.

winner of the $200

clinical setting.

home

initiative,

and demonstration of caring and compassion in clinical settings, Shannon Gibson of Guelph

was

Jennifer Beattie of Palmerston

for

the

attitude

positive

applying nursing theory in a

took

of

recipient

Award

Faculty

Wiarton

of

promoting

Both courses take

“The Saturday programs are the commonly chosen, most especially by the men,” said Weir. “So many people work evenings now, so Saturdays are most

January

\ 28 th

popular.”

Weir said response from the community has been extremely favourable.

She said midwives’ welcome,

too,

as

second-year student with the

whom

they choose to be their

highestacademic average during

caregivers.

See Nursing

A Celebration

hospital.

can benefit regardless of

the three years of the nursing

for efforts in

costs $39.18.

clients

for

program.

Award

It

the

Award

Opportunity:

and covers the same information.

are

(RNAO)

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— SPOKE, Jan.

11,

1999

Panelling to cover concrete walls

Woodworking foyer By Jacqueline Smith

concrete blocks.

the

pillars

and

Students

faculty

at

the

In

have also been

November, Buss

Bases for installed.

said he and

Woodworking Centre of Ontario

another instructor,

Conestoga College have been working together to make the

put two display cabinets on each

centres foyer look more like a

architectural millwork class about

woodworking centre. “The decoration of the foyer has

two years ago to display our awards and things like that, but we just got them up now,” he said.

at

been an ongoing project,” said faculty

member John

wall.

to receive facelift

Mark Bramer,

“They were made by

the

Buss.

Four or five years ago, they put wainscoting on one side wall of the foyer and two years ago they

put wainscoting on the opposite wall.

Buss said they also intend

to

“The decoration of the foyer has

ongoing

been an

project,”

cover the concrete areas above the

wood

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SPOKE, Jan.

SPORTS

11,

1999

— Page 7

Pro Soccer defeats men’s team 3-2 By Jason Gennings The Condors

slid to a

ball

a high energy level even though

they had only one substitute to

they realized that they had to

work

contend with a talented keeper.

one or two-minute breaks with

The Condors came into the game in sixth place and seemed evenly matched with Pro Soccer, who

over

between

their breaks.

Action

in the 9 p.m.

hard

were

quickly with Pro Soccer scoring in

most

league.

low point

in the standings after a 3-2 loss to

Pro Soccer on Dec.

1

7 in the men’s

Community

Indoor

Soccer

League.

Condors

The

pressed

against Pro Soccer and kept

much

handling and a few wild kicks,

but

net,

of the action near the Pro Soccer

To

after

too

in last place in the

nine-team

with. This

meant players had

minutes

10

playing

in

Condors kept

bottom comer of the

The

last

started

Later, with a quick step past a

1

team.

net.

0 minutes of the game

some

featured

work by

serious

both teams. Players avoided the

had been earning

penalties they earlier

game

the first five minutes.

their credit, the

the

the

Condor goalie

forces

Bill

Johnson, but

that shot resulted in a ring off the

goal post.

The

game was

3-2.

solid

goal.

Both teams made a habit of

final score

of the

great

goal scored against them. Before

Condors,

the first half ended. Pro Soccer

efforts

ball

it

them

to learn

a confined space,

good

are

teams

outdoor

because

for it

quick work in

something the well, said

Johnstone.

by

handling

but

didn’t

but

impressive,

women’s team does very

During the game there was some

quick comebacks after having a

team did more

The indoor games

Soccer rallied and outmaneuvered

Shawn Samuels put

a

looks

“It

end of the game Pro

the

the

passing instead of the ball work.

doesn’t get the job done,” he said.

Pro Soccer defenceman, Condor in

would prefer

and concentrated on some

quick playing.

Near

Geoff Johnstone, head coach of Conestoga’s soccer teams, said, he

these

seem

the

individual to

help the

“The guys think I’m joking,” Johnstone

said. “I try to get the

men’s team to come out and watch the

women

play.”

brought the score to 2-1. After the break, Pro Soccer

came

out fast and scored their final goal,

again in the

first five

minutes.

BM

Zlatko Lakoseljac worked hard

game causing

throughout the

the

Pro Soccer goalie to keep a close eye on him. Lakoseljac’s work in

Condor player Zlalko Lakoseljac defender to make his shot on

tries to get

by a Pro Soccer

net.

Photo by Jason Gennings

Condor women celebrate By Ned Bekavac

Aside

from

15th

a

defensive gaffe that

Despite a valiant effort by the

short-handed Portuguese Leo’s,

keeper

Stephanie

left

Den

make

sprawling to

minute Condor

a

Haan

series

of

front

of the net was rewarded

when

the goalie’s reach couldn’t

quite stop the ball as

goalkeeping

first-half

Gruetzmacher pass and

errant left-footed

Den

indoor soccer team ran to a 4-1

play prevented the Leo’s from

Haan kept

the

victory Dec. 15 at the Conestoga

penetrating the penalty area.

before

Condors’ Melnyk, and Raelene Little

As

On

the

strength

of some fine

Karen between Sasha and Gruetzmacher, the Condors rolled

teamwork Melanson

3-0 halftime lead before

a

to

fighting off a gutsy second-half effort

A

by the Leo’s.

flurry

of shots

at

Leo’s

makeshift first-half goalie Nadia

Reekie seven minutes goal by Jenn Melnyk,

in led to a

who

Melanson pass and blew

it

took a

past the

entire

began to labour, substitutes, Melanson and Gruetzmacher weaved through their defence before Melanson buried the ball from 12 metres out. three-goal Content with a halftime lead, the Condors were the by namely Heather Heimpel, who was all over the floor, making both

caught

off

guard

persistence of the Leo’s,

offensive and defensive runs.

keeper.

A

Gruetzmacher strike five minutes later caromed off a Leo’s defender to

who had to play the without game

the Leo’s,

make

it

2-0.

LAST

Ten minutes were

Leo’s

Recine,

into the half, the

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when

relieved of her

CHANCE

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fine

the

Melanson

by

keeping

scoreline at 3-1

Scanning

tick-tack-toed through the Leo’s

defence just whistle.

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Melanson,

the

who

final

was

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the

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— SPOKE,

Jan. 11, 1999

on to big screen By Judy Sankar You've

Got

up images of Sleepless

Mail,

new

the

romantic comedy, stars

Meg Ryan

(City of Angels, Addicted to Love)

Kathleen

as

Kelly,

down

Fox

meet and quickly become enemies firm

is

down

discovers that Fox’s

responsible for the chain

store that

is

putting her business

the tubes.

(Internet photo)

While business is a battle zone, both Fox and Kelly find comfort in

people they have met on the

Each time they log on, stomachs go into knots until

Internet. their

COUNSELLOR’S CORNER: A Healthy The pressures of school can

they

hear those three magical

and do something purely for fun. We need to comfortable in being alone, with time for relaxation and

quiet reflection.

Getting eight hours of sleep nightly, eating at least one hot, balanced meal daily, maintaining appropriate body weight and monitoring our use of alcohol, caffeine and tobacco are choices

and prevent

mean

You’ve Got Mail

funny or touching as Sleepless. There are also a couple scenes

our future direction. Submitted by: Student Services

By Sarah Thomson The craze of swing dancing back with a vengeance. Clubs Kitchener-Waterloo aren’t missing a beat and many are "starting their own swing nights. As for the dance studios, they can’t keep up to the requests for is

in

Club

Abstract

holds

swing

nights

every Wednesday. The Duke of Wellington, located in

Letson attributes the current popularity of swing dancing to the media and the Gap.

Felber.

Swing

Duke of

nights at the

Wellington begin

a

starting

swing night

in

fill

group

studios are hopping, the requests to teach

swing students

lessons

and

in

to

the

Ever since the Gap commercial young people swing

7 p.m. with dance lessons from Toes Across

Floor

the

at

dance

featuring

dancing

studio.

Dancing starts at 8 p.m. The Duke is planning swing nights on a weekly or bi-weekly

to

Younger crowds of 18-

his

to

Stu Hood (Guelph - 824-9390 ext. Tony Kattenhorn (Doon ext. 213) -

studio

attracting students

said Letson, but to learn a

some people just

little.

which

Introductory swing lessons at

usually has a clientele of 30- to

Fred Astaire cost $25 for five

50-year-olds.

hours.

establishment,

Debbie

Letson,

co-ordinator

for

Dance Studios

t

Fred Astaire

in Kitchener, said

they are going “absolutely crazy”

‘The return to swing is a return to romance, a return to body contact in dancing,” says Michael Felber, the manager of the Duke

trying

have started

of Wellington. “People want to

just can’t

to

fill

requests

for

to tell it,”

up and

groups that

we

she says of swing

be

it

is

best to get a

price quote from a teacher, but the price

was approximately $199

10 half-hour sessions.

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practice party sessions.

Letson said,

can’t even keep

do

can

couples or singles and include a combination of private, group and

big

group lessons.

“We

Lessons

registration

nightclubs.

Jane

Nominations open on January 4, 1999 Nominations close on March 12, 1999

is

want

For information or nomination forms, contact one of the

(Stratford

The

things just

Most people stick it out and go beyond the introductory lessons,

following committee members:

McDonald (Doon ext. 719) Alix McGregor Mark Salmikivi (Doon ext. 353) Ted Spicer (Doon ext. 282) Bev Walker (Guelph - 824-9390

air,

going crazy.

lessons.

Felber says swing night attracts ages.

hit the

started

between 15 and 40 years old for

basis.

25-year-olds have been attracted

is

dancing.

nominate

ext.

it.

dancing by themselves,” says

all

nights. Stages nightclub

a distinguished teacher?

Andrea Leis

much from

routines after years of

Sundays

university

Lana Lee Hardacre (Doon ECE Susan Hartley (Doon ext. 338)

be

soun

Waterloo, has swing nights on

big

like to

to

In short, You’ve Got Mail is worth going to see if you don’t

dance with someone else and to

work on

The dance

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of the latest craze

trying to

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to the

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many

it

unique chemistry that seems

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illness.

relaxed, in control of the present and

Firstly,

see

infectious to the audience.

Ryan singing with her

lessons.

stamina. Having a balanced, healthy

even significant

to see the

because of Sleepless. Secondly, Ryan and Hanks, when together, have a

not as

is

too.

to

expect too

Living a healthy lifestyle will also help now, by boosting

Would you

different doesn’t necessarily

easily cause students to lose the

just ‘hang out’ with

more

but

Two scenes, for example, are wasted on Hanks singing with his

hours a week for a fitness activity we enjoy. We need friends we can talk to about personal matters and daily life, and people to

lifestyle helps us feel

different,

Lifestyle

equilibrium between competing demands on our time and energy. Scheduling in time for self-care may mean reserving several

memory and

flock

relatively

make you

You’ve Got Mail will, however,

Now the mere mention of Hanks and Ryan starring in the same movie almost certainly conjures

School, part-time jobs, family and relationships all make demands on us which can cause stress and stress-related illnesses. But there are ways to maintain our health and keep an

that will help us live longer

movie.

are

the

enraptured by endless

may

run high that the

scenes,

which

in

wonder why you went

do well

family, and

e-mail

and You ’ve Got Mail Nora Ephron.

two movies are the same, but this not true at all. The two movies

that weren’t

the

scenes

movie.

balance between taking care of themselves and the need to put succeeding academically.

concentration,

of typing,

just

of

is,

words, “You’ve got mail.”

their best efforts into

feel

minutes

the same,

better.

doors just

the street. Kelly and

when Kelly

is

that’s

Some

is

doing great as

its

audience

and

million,

Suspicions

usual for Kelly until a discount

bookstore opens

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executive in his family’s business is

that

is

Hanks ( Saving Private Ryan, That Thing You Do) plays Joe Fox, an firm. Business

friends. It’s pointless.

theatre sales)

a

children’s bookstore owner.

in Seattle.

Furthermore, the director of the 1993 box-office hit (it pulled in

#3,

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