charged with theft By Melissa
the evening of Jan. 19,
arrested while on Conestoga
Waterloo regional police and
charged with theft under
The band Superfreak performed at a charity event Dave Nicholson and Mark Gage memoria! fund.
$S,000. Allan Hunter,
security services for the college,
said the arrest of the 23-year-old
occurred as a result of an
ongoing investigation. “A number of thefts had been reported in one of the electronics labs,”
The janitor, whose name has not yet been released by police, was and tools stealing caught from a lab B-wing of the school. Since the man is an employee of
Stages Jan. 21 to raise money
for the Const.
(Photo by Eiieen ovniz)
Business boogie was far out, man! By
electronic equipment in the
Cleaning, the agency that
employs the cleaning staff at the college, it is not up to the college to fire the employee.
He had been working at Boon campus for two years.
making the total donation $1,000. Green lasers, strobe effects and a rainbow array of lights lit up the Stages in Kitchener
has not been a problem at the
disco attire danced the night away
always a concern for us,
when we have a theft
typically a secure area
when an employee
a trusted position
involved in an
other staff said.
put a cloud over
are working,” he
far the majority of the
was a good opportunity
From left, DSA president Kristin Murphy, CBSA communications co-ordinator Laurie Campbell, CBSA representative Kristi Mason (Photo by Eileen Diniz) and CBSA president Hong Chau.
something for the community,” said CBSA communications co-
help of the
personnel and bystanders tried to
year while conducting an
underwater search for Mark Gage,
students about the fund
Gage had been swimming in the Grand River around 7:30 p.m. when he was sucked into the
was quickly decided would be a good idea to
police in Cambridge, died Aug.
James Wilson, a third-year manstudent, studies agement approached the other management proposed
force of the current
for the Waterloo regional
Dave worked 12, last
too great and Nicholson’s lifeline broke after 50 or more emergency
third-year marketing student.
offense of this nature. “It tends
Jan. 21 as
the school to get involved and do
including the electronics labs.
campuses,” said Hunter. Hunter said theft by employees
numerous reports of
at a disco night
Dave Nicholson and Mark Gage memorial fund. The for the Const.
and served with a trespass He is no longer permitted
college, however, there have
associations are also giving a sub-
on any of -Conestoga College’s
have raised $435
“He has been removed from site
Students Association with the help
sluiceway of the dam.
way while looking
were found two days later. In November Nicholson was
honoured posthumously with The Bravery of Medal Ontario award.
of the regional police force in
25-year history to line
Business department By Melissa
The construction of the new wing located next to the woodworking centre has
The room located beside the in the main cafeteria
of a space
“The space allocation committee
storage since the construction of
has become a place for negotiation
the Sanctuary in July 1995.
But and students
the business faculty
administration to say
room and to
meeting room. with
member of faculty
we have and
brought up the concern of more
He said when the
build the business wing, students
students and faculty at the last
and faculty were cramped and was a fight over which programs got to use the new
of Business, for
room, which was a part of the old available
Gerry Cleaves, vice-president of
college council meeting, says the
would be willing
the room, but only if
“We would room
Gerry Cleaves, stands
for storage, located
does not Cleaves
would be used
not leave their present location.
but build out from where they are
of the school right next to the cafe-
“We’re located in the centre
office),” said Cleaves.
for quiet study, a
Dental plan By
Cleave.s, vice-president affairs,
a.sk if the
plan covers dental work because,
terms of health plans,
to be covered less
Cleaves said of Ihe
arc automatically .signed up
don't opt out until
that the health plan has
something the students
want,” said Cleaves.
Although there have been some promotion problems with the health plan in the past,
refined and streamlined and the
SI, 000 to have
incorporating a dental plan. dental plan
the health plan,
The next directors
step is to take the
board of meeting where details
wants to find out what the students want as far as dental
conceme4 but thencome later in the
The plan will cover anywhere from 80 to 100 per cent of the
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Cleaves said. “
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for the plan at registration
opi oul before the
student) decides he/shc doesn’t
don't have access to coverage at
work or through coverage.
to have the
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student lounge here,” he said.
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(Photo by Melissa Dietrich)
the group has
closer (to the
a second student loxmge which
additional space in the future.
up they were
what they call a wish list which might require their having
happening again,” he
business students and faculty.
a couple of years ago college had decided to
construction of the Sanctuary, this
need of more room
— Page 3
Crash victims finish fail term By Carly Benjamin
to finish the first year of their
Sperling lost a kidney as a result of injuries suffered in the accident and dislocated her ankle because she jammed her foot on the dash to brace herself for the impact of
Passmore and Jessica
Sperling have returned to school
being involved in a car
accident late last year.
Passmore and Sperling were seriously injured after their car
collided with a
Manitou Drive and Sasaga Drive in Kitchener on Nov. 20 The two were driving up Manitou Drive when a transport truck started to exit one of the intersection of
MARTIN lAWRENCC UMITEIT CDITIONS
Paul Knight was awarded a Mark King print of the 12th hole on the Augusta National Golf Club on Jan. 19 for his dedication to the Purchasing Management Association of Canada. (Photo by Jeanette Everall)
By Jeanette Some
students business and materials program are management concerned about the Purchasing Management Association of Canada’s (PMAC) decision to build a relationship with Wilfrid
enrolled in administration
The brief announcement was made at the association’s aimual
attend seminars and network with
professionals at business meetings held throughout the year.
The meeting to
annual the only meeting open
students enrolled in the
intensify job will competition between university
and college students. “I understand
Conestoga College grads may be affected because there will be more however,
competition for jobs,” said Craig
a third-year student
program. Keri Quipp, also a third-year said, Conestoga, at student “Companies go after universities because students have a degree and (college students) only have a in the
our relationship with
are just increasing
Laurier,” he said.
Both say they remain confident, however, they will finish their programs, despite these obstacles.
available to fourth-year business
WLU who are enrolled
be increasing the WLU, and like Conestoga, it will be awarded to the student with the highest will
scholarship available to
management program. The other organization is the American
“That came out of the blue,” said who was given a Mark King print of a prominent golf course. “It was a bit of a surprise.” The evening was also an
Adam Passmore and term during the
Production and Inventory Control In
Jessica Sperling semester.
The Toronto Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors
opportunity for the association to
provide bursaries and scholarships for students and support for the
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(Photo by Cariy Benjamin)
in the process
grade in the specified course, said Bodendorfer. PMAC is one of two
A separate scholarship of $500 is
Conestoga, said Bodendorfer did not offer many details, only that
Sperling was able to get out of
can’t wait to get rid of
southboimd Coke truck.
not affect Conestoga students at “It
The Arthur Child Scholarship
president of the Central Ontario
Steakhouse in Kitchener, was also a chance for the association to honour Paul Knight for his dedication to maintaining a strong partnership between PMAC and Conestoga College over the past
job market for us.”
he said. Sperling has regular sessions with a physiotherapist. She also is being treated by an osteopath for complications from the injuries she suffered to her
a pain in the butt to carry
stupid thing around
could saturate the
Currently, the association awards
with the college.”
association’s decision to increase
reminders of the crash. Passmore is walking with a cane because of the splint he now has in
a scholarship of $1,000 to the student with the highest grade in
lessening our relationship
The accident has left Sperling and Passmore with physical
awarded to her in an earlier ceremony on Oct. 9 last year.
the principles of buying course, professional which is a
dinner on Jan. 19.
last term by the end of the semester but teachers in their program are allowing both students to finish their fall term courses while attending this
pinned behind the steering wheel. Sperling was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital with internal injuries, while Passmore was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with a broken nose and knee.
raises student job concerns
remained in the road. Passmore tried to avoid a collision by veering around the truck, but lost control of his car and shot into
the car but Passmore remained
driver stopped his truck but
Passmore and Sperling were unable to complete their course
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— SPOKE, Feb.
No commemoration F ebruary
advance so something could be planned. I spoke with a member of the association, however, I was informed that, at universities for example, there may be a club that looks after such things. A black lit-
guest comedian, but not enough resources or budget to commemorate the role Canada
played in black history?
erary club perhaps.
Fair enough, the
the best hope of
but as the conversation
does that make
doesn’t have the resources or the
Canadian workers have
in a catch-22. Society
mentally ill, according to a report released on Jan. 20, by a coalition of mental health organizations. report says workplace stress,
including an explosion of new technologies presents a “clear and
Wee Willy, on the other hand was bum. He was spoiled. He was lazy. He thought life should be one
were known to their
long party. In the ’60s,
as Big Bill and
What Big Bill had in size. Wee Willy made up for in charisma and Over the years these two became extremely close. I mean, energy.
sometimes was that kept
friendship so strong.
though, because he faked
Willy was mysterious. to
People close to the pair swore
Willy was connected.
were both just pups, he even convinced Big Bill to try some pot.
they were practically inseparable.
although a slightly drunk one.
is: employees wanting to remain competitive in the ’90s would be wise to use their e-mail, even if it kills them.
catch up on backlogged e-mails.
even to the point where people coming to work earlier and
was able lifestyle.
of a gangster. life,
maintain a lavish
He’d disappear off the
face of the earth and then
when it was least expected. As Bill moved up in life association with Willy
would never sever. Willy had some for him.
Willy would have none
opportunities for himself this
as if he
misfortune of having such a vile
was self-absorbed and
and slimy buddy as old Willy, at least learn to use your own good
he thought only of
head. Then, if you get into
trouble, at least
wasn’t that Bill was a saint.
Keeping Conestoga College conneeted
advice, but always think with your
a Republican, for
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The most important moral is you should choose your friends carefully. If you have the
Pete’s sake! It
when Willy was aroimd. Now we come to the most important part of this tale. You see, there are many lessons to be learned better
himself and his pleasure, but he
bud would be a somebody one day. He was determined to ride on the wave of Bill’s success.
Oddly enough, they
way with good
loved Cuban cigars, for instance.
always got his
distance himself from his devious friend, but
was so easy and fancy titles. Big Bill was a bit of a simpleton when it came to dealing with Wee Willy. Somehow, Willy control over Bill.
Entertainment Editor: Brent Clouthicr; Sports Editor: Rob Himburg; Features and Issues Editor: Julie van Donkersgoed Photo Editors: Melissa Dietrich, Judy Sankar; Multi-media Editor: Neven Mujczinovic; Production Manager: Jeanette Everall; Advertising Manager; Janet Wakutz; Circulation Managers. Jacqueline Smith; Faculty Supervisor: Jim Hagarty; Faculty Adviser: Sharon Dietz. is
For Canadian workers who feel overwhelmed by their e-mail, this is a gloomy reality. But, no matter how demanding and timeconsuming the act of e-mail is, Canadian workers will be forced
published and produced weekly by the journalism students of Conestoga College. News Editor; Lisa Wilhelm; Student Life Editor; Sarah Thomson;
says the report. That’s a lot of e-mails to reply to in one day.
Editor; Jaime Clark;
are being greeted
story of friendship for the ’90s
never worked a day in his
people will continue to do the opposite. That means, Canadians are going to be forced to use their
So why don’t people revert and do what’s good for them? The answer is, no matter how many facts and figures there are to tell people what’s good for them,
a thing of the That time
they’re doing, that causes a terrif-
In doing one could assume that stress would decrease and there would be an improvement in workplace so,
For all its evils, e-mail has made the world smaller, communication
That can contribute to a biochemical reaction that produces depression.”
good for them - an
e-mail free workplace.
and take a breath. For some people coffee and limch breaks are
in the National
Perhaps people in society should
because their competitor won’t stop and they need to remain competitive. Consequently, this vicious circle can lead to an untimely death. E-mail was never intended to endanger people’s lives, but it has. It has made the workplace a health
self-confidence and the ability to
When people are being inundated with e-mail to such a magnitude, there is no longer time
all, so different. Big was a hard worker. He had dreams. He had plans. Someday he would be a big shot. He looked like a clean living farm boy,
by some 50 e-mail messages when they come to work in the morning,
“When a worker loses any sense of control over the job
Bill Wilkensen, co-author
Once upon a
revert to what’s
Depression can impede recovery from gastro-intestinal and blood diseases, lung disorders and cancer. And, according to the
contributing to depression.
report, depression kills.
because of the increased amount of information they have to manage.
Unfortunately, they can’t stop
would be the perfect
acknowledge the obstacles
competitive, but trying to stay
has a lot of power whether it or not.
This is serious. Modem technology has got society caught
African Americans and Canadians have overcome, at least some good will have
about any less important?
would be no point in having any sort of memorial day, week or
Certainly not or there
If just one person learns that February is black history month and takes even a
Railroad. But Just because
other people at Conestoga don’t
know Canada was
freedom for African Americans fleeing
was informed that it wasn’t that didn’t want to do anything, it was
continued, just that
black history obvious that there
body, has the resources and the budget to have a buffet spaghetti dinner featuring a
Workplace e-mail stress can -
Wee Willy and
assumed they were unaware of I decided I’d inform them well
search for a story on the events the Student Association was holding to
anything for black
month as it does that it is was no intention of doing anything.
usually do things for bigger events,”
powerful association, which is supposed to represent Conestoga’s student
the event so
be significant in Judy Canada. Sankar Yet, it seems as though some people don’t know about it or don’t care. Maybe it’s both. I am troubled by the situation here at Conestoga College concerning black history month.
commemorate this event, 1 ran into a brick wall. The blow was heightened by the fact that it was the last thing I expected. The
for Black History
be on your
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Should our freedoms be restricted by courts? Jeffrey Barter, second-year civil-engineering student.
Matt Grahlman, a second-year broadcasting student, had some
B.C. Supreme Court Judge Duncan Shaw dismissed charges against
John Sharpe on Jan.
The judge ruled
freedom of expression and rights
should be placed especially
was discussed in commentaries and
privacy of their
Conestoga on Jan. 21
was acceptable only if the person were violating somebody pornography does.
else, as child
majority of respondents.
Nathan McLaughlin, a third-year engineering
Nancy Farias, third-year management -studies student,
Karen Horst said she agreed be imposed on what
Canadians can and can’t do.
wouldn’t be the
rights are extreme
only go so so
Rights can only go
You have got it
be able to
David Pettigraw, a third-year materials management student, said he thought individuals’ rights should be limited when they are dealing with pornography and other “Saying child pornography
child pornography and that,
Nancy Farias, a management studies opposed any type of
“We’re in Canada so we can do what we want,” she said.
Photos By Elizabeth Sackrider
our society and we are just going to
really allow anything that has to
Charter of Rights and Freedoms,”
when in the own homes. .“In our own home we should be able to do what we want,” she said.
Second-year marketing student
David Pettigraw, thirdyear materials-management
individuals should have rights to do
of expression and right to privacy.
Nathan McLaughlin, third-year
can’t restrict everything,” he
be placed on the public’s freedom
on freedoms of
Third-year management studies
the questions raised
whether or not third-year
cartoons that criticizfd the judge
did say there must be limits to
public outrage. Countrywide, the subject
to child pornography.
just sick; let’s just castrate them.”
This ruling sparked debate and
definitely think restrictions
privacy had been violated.
the child pornography lovers in
on what to do with
said he thought
to child pornogra-
wouldn’t be intruding on an individual’s
ta privacy to be
just sick; let’s
MEET THE TOP DOG.
just castrate them.”
Matt Grahlman, second-year
reading a skin
pornography,” said Egerden.
Karen Horst, third-year materials-management student.
bn freedoms and
said people often
More destinations. More buses.
use their freedom of speech for
jeopardizes democratic rights.
things that aren’t proper.
“I would rather live in a country, where we had our freedom of choice to do whatever we wanted to
do,” he said. “But there have to be
freedom of expression too
limits to the laws.”
“In cases where there I
More value. is
Low student fares. Climate controlled,
think there should
be restrictions placed;
Conestoga’s 31 st birthday goes by quickly and quietly On digit
hit the last
on the calendar. Yes, the
years old, yet
and 20 portable classrooms for three areas of study; applied arts, business and commerce and technology.
Conestoga grads now reside tries
over 31 coun-
throughout the world.
college in Kitchener.
in the core building
unnoticed by students, faculty and staff. Because it is not a significant number like the 25th or the 50th, it went by quietly. In 1965, 137 acres of farm land
186 students class. These
The community college concept,
Doon when it
$18 Peterborough $46 Windsor $52 $101 Sudbury
does not include GST.
other discounted destinations plus oneway student fares available.
Over the yeacs, Conestoga has expanded and given birth to five satellite campuses: Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Waterloo, and Clinton. Its areas of study have increased by the dozens, and it has sent out graduates by the hundreds each year. Conestoga grads now reside in
70 University Ave. W.
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over 31 countries throughout the
Conestoga’s over 25,000.
appeared that a university degree
likely unattainable to the
according to the history of initiated
$10 $22 $52 Price
STUDENT RETURN FARES Kitchener
By Jacqueline Smith
countries these graduates number
Easy. Take the Greyhound. www.greyhound.ca
day and night classes
By Sarah Thomson
Conestoga’s health seiences department
professionals advanced cardiac
The order performed
purchased $25,000 worth of equipment to
board, in a well orchestrated dance that
recertification is also taught at the college.
teach the advanced cardiac
ensures a better outcome for the patient,
(CPR), deals with the support of the patient until he/she reaches the hospital.
actual course is
which include cardiac monitors and a cardiac rhythm simulator. Mannequins that can be intubated, permit tubes to be put into them for airway management, are also used to practise
teaches the like
the student expects to pass, said Baby.
This requires three sets of equipment,
involve a variety of drugs,
breathing, and the certain things done to
kind of frustrating, because a
the hospitals in the
two days and requires
Dorothy Baby, a cardiac care and said
(Photo by Sarah Thomson)
intensive preparation before the course, if
two eight-hour days and 12-18 students are enrolled. There is some theory but it is mostly group work where pupils work in case scenarios as they would in the hospital setting.
support class, which
graduates take this course.
similar to cardiopulmonary respiratory
Baby does not recommend
The basic cardiac is
course started in
10 students and there are
should be doing the same thing across the
on a continuing education The equipment is also used for the paramedic course and in semester-five
The college-run the
Canadian Heart Association, so everyone
in the college.
which these steps should be based on standards set by the
Last year, the health sciences department
Dorothy Baby demonstrates the cardiac equipment used for
to decrease the expense of contracting out the work by doing it with-
experiences a strange heart rhythm.
offers Waterloo Region’s only continuing
was an opportunity
help the patient breathe, such as using the
the type of
you get a
States that lure our
unless you’ve been working
for awhile,” said Baby.
exceptionally well. Just taking this course
The college previously taught the course on a contract basis, but decided that there
rh)dhms, she said.
Student services offers free workshops By Janet Wakutz
A series of workshops offered by
things aren’t great and be willing
juggling everything,” Magazine
to change,” said
counsellor with student services,
student services to help students
cope with college pressures
entered the college in the January intake
of students for general
at the college for
“Changing takes a
effort for three to four
Student services targeting
Joan Magazine, a*
“Some students work too hard
haven’t had to
studying, they have been getting
information on four topics. The
by on their ability,” she said. “Now, that may not be enough.”
workshop, time management,
Effective textbook reading, third
are busy with jobs
along with the February intake of “Students need to admit
The second seminar, listening and note taking, helps students
and families. is
IK RMlljj hA ttMt «iM tut....
joggers, the last in the
methods to improve
students’ recollection of material for the purpose of taking a test.
Magazine said sometimes mature students have anxiety around
orientation in August.
tration is necessary
shops are open to
and the work-
at student services or
students can access help.
participants are asked to collect pledges for the event. All proceeds
our Outdoor Friends.
who wants make an
talk to a counsel-
Student services can also help with
WIIft«RF«St‘99t Doon Studwnt
of student services looks over the winter workshops. (Photo by Janet Wakutz)
students have difficulty applying
marks don’t reflect of knowledge they feel
dents, said Magazine.
“At Waterloo campus
yet, their test
for upgrading students,” she said.
into classrooms, especially
semester will be longer than
sellors into classrooms.
has taught the
be required for these sessions on relaxation and stress management
help students are proven and used
and on public-speaking anxiety.
in other colleges.
are not the only
the college ext. 360.
what they learn,” Magazine “They feel they know the
Schedules are posted on bulletin
boards around the school and complete information is available
not really an age issue,
more about techniques,” she said. The series is also available to
offered for the first
Magazine said the public speaking group session has been time, but
Handouts are available in the brochure rack outside student
course, said the methods used to
had many students who put
the strategies to
work and had
say to students, ‘Keep what works
services and other study skill re-
sources are available in the
LRC. has tried many
reaching out to stu-
cess,” she said.
you and what doesn’t work
parts into their
- Page 7
Pain of procedure a myth
Bone marrow donor
By Sarah Thomson
from the marrow registry,
operated by the Canadian Blood
bone marrow transplant can a patient’s odds dramatically from less than 20 per
cent with conventional treatments
surrounding the pain, factor. As with everything, there are risks, he
such as radiation and chemother-
anywhere from 40-85 per
five years ago, shared his
personal story and encouraged
students to join the registry in
of a lifetime,” said Unrau. gift
substance found in
from Calgary, was told she had a 20 per cent chance of surviving a
the Jelly-like all
for her leukemia. 22, recovered com-
long bones such as the ribs, breastbone or pelvis. Bone marrow produces all blood cells, red cells to carry oxygen, white
and visited Unrau
summer of 1995 with her mother. Bone marrow transplants replace a patient’s diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow from a matching donor. The recipient receives .the bone marrow intravenously and it finds its way
treatment for fatal disorders of the blood, or leukemia, aplastic anemia, severe combined immune deficiency syndrome and many other
from the blood stream into the bones, and hopefully grasps and produces healthy new cells. Most people are worried about donating because of the fear that it
platelets to help
Bone marrow been
David Unrau presents information about the unrelated bone marrow registry. Pictured on an overhead in the background is Unrau meeting his bone marrow recipient. (Photo by Sarah Thomson)
International student advisor dwells By Neven Mujezinovic
and secretary keeps you on your toes. advisor
Just ask the newest addition to
the international education and
plarming office, Jayne
Thomas. “You always have to be up on things and remember a lot of little details,” says Thomas, “because, basically, thus position is a detail
says she enjoys her
Even though she
busy time, in October last year, and was thrown into the action after just two days of orientation, she says her co-workers have been a tremenstarted at a very
also a possibility, but
treated with antibiotics.
However, only 30 per cent of patients needing a bone marrow transplant have a compatible donor in their family. Unrau’s bone marrow donor
2A56. The presentation was by second-year recreation and leisure student call
The 30- to 90-minute procedure making tiny incisions in
tried to dispel the
the general anaesthetic. Infection is
the hip area, that don’t require
held between 3:30 p.m. and 4:40 p.m.
held in the
Sanctuary boardroom from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., attracted about 35 people. Only two people
said. The risks associated with bone marrow donation include nausea and/or a sore throat from
presentations held Jan. 19.
always open. I can ask questions any time and Karen (Vanderkruk - international student advisor) is a great deal of help,”
After working in interior design for five years,
to school in 1991
was not conducive
a career in that field. She complet-
ed several computer courses at Niagara College and has been working in an office ever since. After
transferred to the
was area in
1998, Thomas worked Southwood secondary school
about the job. Her work involves sending information packages to international students who have expressed an interest in taking
courses at Conestoga.
and most people recover wi thin two to five days. After the procedure, there may be some soreness in the lower back area and some discomfort walking. “The only lasting side effect I have felt is I feel like the Energizer bunny,” said Unrau. “The good feeling I continue to feel just doesn’t stop.”
After the presentation, students
were given the opportunity to fill out a bone marrow donor registry form. Unrau warned those wishing to fill out forms not to jump to a quick decision. Prospective donors will be contacted by phone in two to three to go for a blood test at a
language barrier is a little tough, it is extremely satislying to see
a match in the registry.
then analyzed to see if
the progress the international stu-
dents are making.
“A lot of them are taking English language studies and as their English becomes better and better, we can communicate a little more,” says Thomas.
database of students which have already received the information
packages, so the administration can have an idea of the percentage
Information packages are also sent
outside of Canada. These
nies promote studying abroad in
Cambridge, but when an opening came up in the international education and college planning
and they enjoy the' same things such as skiing and snowboarding and going out.” Thomas says overcoming the but
stitches, and going in with a needle to draw out the bone marrow. There are no lasting side effects
“Basically, students are students
office she decided to apply.
and Conestoga has agreements with many different companies, says Thomas. Another pleasant part of the job meeting the international is students who have chosen their Conestoga College as
really nice people,”
These students drop international
them to be able to good atmosphere and
nice for into a
feel comfortable,” she says.
Although there are definitely a of cultural differences between Canadian and international stulot
Jayne Thomas, international student adviser, works
at her desk. (Photo by Neven Mujezinovic)
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likes to point out
COME TO STUDENT SER VICES (2B02)
— SPOKE, Feb.
By Jacqueline Smith
because she has always
liked the aspect of law enforce-
ment and because
Mature student Claudette Daley can
meaninful for older students.
of those fly-by-night things where you can fool around and expect to walk out of here with a diploma.” She said she likes the program
to learn, or acting
resources; Julius Avelar, student represena-
my age, there is no way that would think of going into
when you are at a you figure you have all
policing,” she said.
the time in the world, unlike us
older students,” said Daley, 35,
mother of children ages 20,
Daley said mature students
Alumni devoted to school
except for the fact that only on policing.
certain age to right, Linda Hart,
could because they are young
student said as a mature student
Sara Tholfpson, president; Sarah Todd, past-president; Mary Wright, manager alumni services; Monica Himmelman, alumni services officer; Donna Leader, member-at-large; Anabela Cordeiro, chair of public relations and events; and Gavin Fitzpatrick, public relations and events. (Photo by Eileen Diniz)
describes the program as “not one
one of the problems that she encounters is younger students
The Alumni Association
school every day despite the
have families to take
fact that they
care of and other responsibilities.
“Meanwhile, the other students
By Carly Benjamin
Conestoga’s AJuimii Association is
currently trying to change
of today’s graduate.
membership services committee, chaired by Linda Hart, Anabel Cordeiro and Tom Langan respectively.
In the future, the association
hopes to form an executive committee consisting of a past-
on the college grounds and their maintenance. The association trees
has donated $2,375 to that cause
but their own,” she said.
Ontario student opportunity trust
grants to students in need.
By the year 2000 the association
which provides loans and
sum. All of the money raised goes
adding that she
president of the association and
Recruitment for the committee currently underway.
Angela Martin, a business administrations -accounting is the new treasurer. Monica Himmelman, alumni
said both are
partnership between the students
and the association. Currently only one student, Julius Avelar, a third-year business student, sits
the board of directors.
mandate, the association hopes to
more student involvement
activities that involve
time and energy to benefit
the school. association has donated a
computer and a printer to the alumni office for the use of students and graduates.
A-Tree fund, the money donated to this fund goes towards planting
prepared to match that
who would in
would be involved
association in promoting
the organization to fellow students
The association hopes to plan an alumni sponsored event for every
in the calendar year.
A skating party has been planned for Feb.
28 from 2 p.m.
3 p.m. at
the recreation cenfre.
and dispatcing. Daley said she has a positive attitude concerning landing a job when she leaves Conestoga. She said hands-on skills, guest
speakers and security stints along
with a college diploma to show
When asked who encouraged her
employers give her a boost.
Daley said her was one of her
“She is one of those people who, even though she works, she is always going to school either
becoming a major
part of society. These days, people are looking for people to keep
safe,” she said,
she believes law enforcement
Daley said when she decided to go to college, she did an upgrade
one of the better
fields to pursue.
be making some
out of it.”
There is no charge to students and alumni but they must register in advance.
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Students and faculty gather inside Door 5 during a
said five years
from now she might be running
constable for the
are really dedicated to
the civilian aspect of
field, like special
their college career.
would like to get involved,
Daley said she wants
young students because there are
to return to school,
through various fund-raisers and If you
association consists solely
of alumni volunteers their
to fiind-raisers such as the
into three committees: volunteer
one-day workshop committee and
association hopes to have a
executive orientation in
updating and clarifying the
working in the law enforcement
to the college.
programmer/analyst gradxiate and of two, now sits as
other fields, but not as
“I mean, in our program, Friday would be the worst for attendance. But for us older students, we are here through sleet and snow,
Thompson, a computer
donated $11,366 and
president, secretary, treasurer
She said the teaching touches on
(Photo by Jacqueline Smith)
student uses poor
and a staff member. This committee will handle finances and human
The association has also made a financial commitment to the fund,
Claudette Daley juggles school
show up whenever they feel it and then when they don’t get a good mark they say it is the faeulty’s fault. It is no one’s fault
Photo by Melissa
FEATURES AND ISSUES
— Page 9
Program causes grief to Ontario car owners By Judy Sankar
he/she has spent $200 at a Drive
Clean repair facility, a conditional pass will be given to the owner for
program designed by
The program, already in effect in Durham, Hamilton-Wentworth and Greater Toronto Area (GTA), cars
and 20 years old
in these areas
effect in North America.” Calgary and Vancouver are among Canadian cities that already have
will be required to have their car
by an approved
emission programs. California’s emissions program has been in
A probe is placed in the tailpipe of
effect for the past 18 years
concentrations of nitrogen oxides,
About 80 to 85 per cent of passenger cars and light-duty trucks pass the inspection or merely require a tune up.
The results of the compared to
standards for the vehicle’s year
and make, considering vehicle
of grief from that 15 to 20 per
than 20 minutes and costs less than $30 plus taxes. The owner of the test
cent,” says Darcy.
For residents of Kitchener, there still time. Phase two of Ontario’s Drive Clean program, which is the same as phase one but applies to more cities in Ontario including Kitchener takes effect in 2001. is
vehicle receives a report detailing the
amount and type of emissions
a safety problem with
the vehicle, or visible
coming from the
Madeleine Poynter, of the social services faculty, says her woodworking hobbies in the off season help give her a lighter perspective on things. (Photo by wayne coiiins)
repaired. This is
Initially it may seem to be more of a burden than a benefit but when fully implemented, the program will cut pollutants that cause smog by up to 22 per cent. Drivers could be saving 10 per cent in annual fuel consumption and prolonging their vehicle’s life.
vehicle will not be tested until
done to ensure
the safety of the inspectors and to maintain the testing equipment. Should a vehicle fail the test, the required repairs must be made, and the car tested again until it
many people we will probably get a lot
Switzerland has had a program for
Anthony Darcy, a
Drive Clean information officer from Toronto. “There are 35 to 40 emissions programs already in
called Drive Clean.
the times,” says
causing pollutants could cause grief for
Transportation to reduce smog-
owner can prove
passes. If the
social-services teacher By Wayne
Despite insisting she’s not a
creative person, she does like to
carpenter by trade but she says she
most rewarding professions but
never wielded a hammer or saw until she took a woodworking course at the Haliburton School of
experiment with different project ideas using various types of wood. During winter the cottage is closed and playing squash is her main outlet. Meanwhile, she curls up in front of the fireplace at home reading historical novels
Poynter’s father Vince Stress is unavoidable in
Madeleine Poynter, of the social services faculty, says her hobbies smooth many of the bumps in Poynter,
has a masters of
social work, says teaching at the
sometimes demanding. “It means always caring and being concerned for students,” she college
says, “but there are days
snapping heads Still,
Fine Arts in the
brewing in me for awhile so I decided to spend a week and take this course in making twig
proud when she a coffee table or a wicker
made with her own
she says, most jobs have
good and bad days
co-workers feel like family after
furniture is not her only
carpentry talent, however.
Poynter and husband
10 years of full-time teaching.
imagine doing a job that I would enjoy more,” Poynter says. Working with people’s minds, however, also instills her with a
renovating their Manitoulin Island
types of specialty woods.
who owns and
insists he’s the real
a sizeable vegetable garden on her
gourmet meals for guests is another hobby and many homegrown ingredients end up in the pot.
Woodworking, however, she calls her other
She gets great
from making things with her hands because the results are more immediate and tangible.
actually get to
of a finished
“I would definitely say woodworking relieves stress,” says
Poynter. (Internet photo)
does everything from mixing cement, measuring and cutting flooring and siding, to framing doors and windows. Dangerous carpentry tools like slide saws or lathes don’t family,
intimidate her at
“You still use your mind and measuring, but it’s
plan to add to the cottage but Madeleine also looks forward to
M on Eagle Street in Cambridge,
Besides playing squash, she keeps property off Highway 97.
the Poynters. Next
building a chaise lounger.
Vacations are never boring for
She says she
and researching books for upcom-
Poynters practise procedures and
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Largest Fair in
Wed., Feh. 3,
she says. The
fashions at the cottage.
approach this kind of work with a kind of healthy caution,” she says. Poynter doesn’t recall any close calls she’s ever had but does admit to mistaking the odd
prior to the
copies on the day
through the Fair alone to
the employers you want to contact
ready: see the
Employer Guidebook 7.
travel through the Fair
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Bingemans Conference Centre
Madeleine’s steel-toe boots, hardhat and safety glasses are her main summer
finger for a nail.
HAVE A GOOD
Students display their projects
Constructing connections at Network ’99 By Jaime Clark
event called Network ’99, held in
exchange, recruitment project
piek the groups.
were then elected to randomly
engineering technology advisory
pool. Three people
included a parking garage and
the blue cafeteria on Jan. 20.
potential employers at a first-time
teacher took the position of an
their stuff to
Conestoga College construction engineering technology students got a chance to
every aspect of their
Conestoga graduate and member
projects from the floor
of the advisory committee, said
was to meet and
the purpose of the event
give students a chance to
plans and structural
drawings to the written
from each sector
within the construction industry. students’
in-progress final design projects, industrial displays
by firms engaged
in such fields
After the requirements were met, the
groups were allowed some
Vogel’s group, which also includes
landscape architecture, building
Pat Danbrook, Traeey Kearley,
sub-trades, environmental servic-
Alveras, decided to include a con-
and construction materials manufacturing and supply. “We’ve got a snapshot of each
venience store, craft room, chapel,
auditorium, games woodworking centre
Because the water level in the pond is so low, Conestoga
majority of the
responsible for every aspect of
College’s annual polar plunge
from the floor plans
structural drawings (Vogel’s
may not of Jan.
take place this year. \^
group had 25 drawings) to the
represented the culmination of the
constructing a building from the
students’ technical studies, both
ground up, Vogel said they also learned a lot about working
together in groups.
written reports and models.
and applied. Vogel,
undecided. The Polar Plunge, or
the decision to hold
two projects from second-year and two from first-year students. The displays also
Queen Margaret’s Manor. •Members of each group were
on display were those of
room and for the resi-
Polar Plunge postponed
dents of their retirement home,
(Photo by Jaime Clark)
for creativity. For example,
general contracting, architecture,
From bottom: Pat Danbrook, Tracey Kearley and Chris Buchanan show an industry representative the drawings of their in-progress construction engineering technology project, Queen Margaret’s
whatever event the
alternate activity. Physical
Cleaves said tus only hope is that the
plows -to build up the snow bowl if that’s the' idea the DSA decides to' go with. Cleaves said that by far, this is one of the most popular
off into die
events at .Conestoga in terms
every year they’ve been here
snow will melt and run pond to make the
plunge will happen. “Students
of sponsorship, coverage and because the
Cleaves. “I want to
proceeds go to the Heart and
can only do what the weather
until Feb. 17.
“(If the plunge doesn’t run) first
resources even offered to provide
to^h^en,” said jump but we
time in 18 years
holding the plunge,” said Gerry Cleaves, student
COUNSELLOR’S CORNER: GRIEF
will not happen.”
can’t stop crying,
numb. All of these
you feel normal reactions
loss in our lives
the healing process. Writing your thoughts in a
you have a
bottled up will
in or even snowlmil fighht Byit those
aefivitiBs also wquiro &ow. Cleave said ihs ^1:^ time the pond has ever been this low before was wh«»i it was draiiRd
‘‘One year they had to cut
18 inches to g/d to the water, but
now (die water level)
said Gcaves. “Right now, all it is is
there, be a good listener or remind them how much you care with a card, a hug or some time together.
Submitted by: Student Services
delaying the healing process.
about saying the wrong thing to them. Just be
Most of all, give yourself
permission to grieve. Feelings only
a pile of
helps to talk them over with a counsellor as part of
friends can also help.
Or setting up a slip ami slide with
P i P m i
ideas in the works,
grieve any kind of loss: the
breakup of a relationship, the loss of good health or even the loss of a dream to reach a certain goal.
Although these feelings are
including bulging a giant
does not only have to be a result of losing a loved pi
for the plunge to occur, there
water aiid muck, so
to jurrn) in, they’d
sti^ into the mud.”
I I i
student atid faculty are odferiiig to help
by providing si^ggcstions
Qerry Geaves, Doorv Studbfn i^s^iation^ v student affairs, attempts ia last-minute plea to help save toe Polar Plunge.
serves spaghetti and lots of laughs
Comedians shine despite smaii turnout By Brent Clouthier
The Doon Student Association (DSA) sponsored the Canadianborn comics,
Sanctuary crowd with their
Conestoga College’s student lounge played host to the stylings comedy of Rick Bronson and Wade Macblwain 19 and the few who Jan. turned out were treated to laughter non-stop in an
vocal delivery, creating a more
personal and casual atmosphere
observations of Jerry
around his show.
Moving freely across the stage and among the audience, he was able to interact directly
from smoking and Americans and college his show entitled Full
Bronson set aside the microphone and opted for a straight
audience member’s mother on a
Fred Flintstone’s. door-banging
herself in the
and even went so
as to drag an unsuspecting night
student passing through the hall into the show.
Bronson, manic one minute, subdued and self-deprecating the next, used his unpredictability to
keep the audience disorientated
For his finale, Bronson mixed
with direct audience participation,
(Photo by Brent Clouthier)
Being outdoors Conestoga
Matt Code craves. Whether he is snowboarding, rock climbing, canoeing or camping, he can always
amount of time spent with
MacElwain, Bronson’s opening act, warmed up the Sanctuary crowd with a blend of crass and cynical comedy. one-time a MacElwain, area resident, based his act on sarcastic comments concerning the local bar scene, growing up on a farm, sex, drugs and
as the weirdest he
His beer-drinking although
from repeated heckling one audience member. MacElwain and Bronson skill-
night with a spaghetti dinner,
featuring garlic bread.
had ever heard. began the comedy
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losing any of their professionaism.
Bronson, however, was forced modify his act due to to
from the audience gearing them up for
indoor rock climbing gym in Waterloo and he immediately fell
he enjoys, his love for adventure activities was something he only discovered in his first year at Conestoga in 1995. A friend took him to an
Although Code may seem like someone who has spent his life
doing what he does best.
Conestoga grad finds By Lindsay Gibson
Comedian Wade MacElwain warms up the Sanctuary crowd on
Rick Bronson has some fun with the audience during his Full (Photo by Brent Clouthier) Metal Comic show on Jan. 1 9.
out the next day and
bought climbing equipment. This experience sparked a great in
Code began working
Ground, the rock climbing
Sports World in Kitchener,
Escarpment, Milton, the caves in Collingwood and the rivers and lakes of Algonquin Provincial
coach and guide Gorge.
ice-climbing at the Elora
(Photo by Matt Code)
to the Elora
and Collingwood, skiing
in snowshoeing winter camping,
rock climbing and kayaking.
Conestoga College Jan.1
(Photo by Lindsay Gibson)
climbing and kayaking packages
Code has been rock climbing
business knowledge, connections
not instruct kayaking
future looks bright for to
He learned a lot of
helped him in his business endeav-
teaches others seeking adventure.
snowshoeing and winter camping now and ago years three
four years and
is certified through
Conestoga College learned he said in 1997, much from the program that has
guided out-tripping year round. Outward Roots runs out of, but
Conestoga grad and president of Outward Roots, Matt Code, promote his outdoor adventure company.
his business and hopes to one
day expand. “I eventually
land on the
Grand River and
run more instructional programs in both canoeing and kayaking.”
— SPOKE, Feb.
FEATURES & ISSUES
Week promotes awareness
Eating Disorder By Judy Sankar
body image issues will members. They will parent whose child has
feature five like everywhere It seems one looks these days, one is bombarded with images of how
an eating disorder, a kinesiologist,
one should look physically.
At any given time 70 per cent of women and 35 per cent of
a child and youth^ worker and a
are dieting, says a Canadian
so high that
for slender or
body image. “The Eating Disorder Coalition of K-W was actually put together by professionals who were extremely concerned about the high incidence that was occurring nationwide, but also locally,” says
Lynn Robbins, a counsellor student services and a
consists of throwing
Lynn Robbins, a counsellor in student services, scans the Internet media for negative image portrayals.
Adbusters, an organization
that scours the
(Photo by Judy sankar)
taking part in “trash
and now we also
Although it is evident that problems surrounding eating
have moved into
toned type that
disorders exist, Robbins says that
part of this year’s awareness
a lot to be
Recreation Centre on Father Bauer
A Canadian study, for exam-
admired,” she says. “I do feel that
Drive on Feb.
increasing, there is
followed by self-induced vomiting
dren in grades 3 and 4 say they’d
even though we’ve made changes, we’re not
to educate people
you or someone you a problem will be
as well. that diversity is a
wonderful thing and people need
week, the coalition
panel discussion at the Waterloo
know may have
body image of Marilyn Monroe was what people
ing disorders, help centres and
the images change.
types,” she said. “They’re sively slender
through nuclear war than be
Flockhart and Kate
also a control issue. These
rather lose a parent, get cancer or
students with information or the use of laxatives, are not sim-
and bulimia nervosa, the repeated act of binge eating starvation
Association has nothing planned
Anorexia nervosa, characterized
to appreciate that.
on being be from
Appreciate other people
Heart and Stroke Month
Campaigning to disabie Canada’s top By Jacqueline Smith
There are many misconceptions
people perceive heart disease and
stroke to be “men’s”
contrary to the
40 per cent of women die from heart' disease, compared with 37 per cent of men, said Judy Hyde, area manager at the Kitchener Heart and Stroke that
highest risk category. it’s
not,” she said, adding that only
about 29 per cent of women
they are even at risk.
hold true, the incidence of strokes
they are having a heart
gen and nutrients to part of the brain bursts or becomes clogged, is an old person’s disease. “But now we know it’s not. More younger and younger people are
per cent by the year 2006.
With women, Hyde warning signs are it
been done on
volunteers with us stroke
who have had a
they were 30,” she
increase to about 36
“And we know
that our health
system could not handle
another program, to provide a stroke
program and accommodate
stroke victims, their caregivers,
also said that if statistics
and families and
many have had
heart attacks they were not aware
had a heart attack, you don’t know you had it, and you don’t make any changes to your lifestyle to prevent it from happening again, you are going to
have another one,” Hyde
She also said are
heart and stroke
common among baby
The foundation uses of February to
awareness* for the No.
By Jacqueline Smith Each year, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario launches various activities as
and educate the public about
heart disease and stroke during
This year, the
death for Canadians.
Joining hearts for a worthy cause
part of their effort' to raise funds
be the third annual Hearty Soup Luncheon, which will be held on Feb. 2, at activity will
said the foundation
during the month of February
volunteers go from door to door to
Waterloo and the Newfoundland Club in Cambridge. The luncheons are scheduled from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. For the event, 21 area restiiurants will be donating five gallons of soup each. “Celebrity
“We just ask people to canvas streets for three
hours within the said,
high schools, colleges and universities
Judy Hyde, area manager for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, shares upcoming plans for February. (Photo by Jacqueline Smith)
when a blood vessel bringing oxy-
attack,” she said.
the big one.
feel a crushing
their chest, their
“Most people think it’s
She said for men, the
public education efforts
when it comes to heart disease. One misconception is that most
seriousness of the problem
concerning eating disorders and
such as dieting
trying to raise awareness about
stepping stone to eating
Region Eating Disorder Coalition is
out any diet-oriented materials
usually take part in the year-
guests” will also
Presbyterian Church in
health promotion against Canada's number one killer, heart disease and stroke. Judy Hyde, the area manager at the Kitchener Heart and Stroke Foundation office, describes the luncheon as a “nice cheap lunch, with all the soup you can eat.” She said a family physician who teaches stress management, will speak at the Waterloo luncheon. Jon Dald author of the book Fnm Couch Potato to Baked Potato, will speak in Cambridge. Hyde said people who wish to volunteer with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario can contact them toll ‘free at 1 888-HSF-INFO or (519) 5719600. Those interested can e-mail the Heart and Stroke Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org
New bugs discovered daily
Computer health costs big bucks By Wayne
“What happens with your account is your which means if we catch you doing malicious t hing s with responsibility here,
fighting viruses, could explain part of the
your account you’ll be visiting the principal or the (information tgchnology)
increase in college tuition costs.
Hackers continue to write new viruses and invent ways to spread them through,
computer systems. According to Wayne Hewitt of the college’s computer services,
students are unaware of the
has 12 years encperience,
on anti-virus hardware alone. That fig-
ure doesn’t include the $50,000 cost of providing Internet access to
^Since, the coUege went from Wmdows 3.1 .tho^^ds of f) .Wpdows ^5 ^ virosf» have, been detected by Symantec’s Norton AntiViros scan i^stem. 'Ihe college, ,
In this case, no virus actually' exists. Some computer programs, however, must remain i
Wayne H^ltt has worked
at the college’s
on hold until the hoax can be exposed, Hewitt reconunends students install good antivirus software at home and run it
macrd viruses costs about $1 1,000 each
regularly to avoid infections.
People wishing to research viruses or (feterxnine
vsnite^ virus in J^an,
onto a^sfte and seconds later
Even though,the person obviously didn’t know what it was, he could stilt get into trouble, .says Hewitt.
what ^ Conestoga
tanjpenng with viruses at will be in trouble
upgrade the business program’s computer labs recently held discussions with the college administration. As of next year, the CBSA will be h andin g the responsibility of upgrading the computers over to the college. “We had to take a loan out to upgrade the last time and we just can’t keep up with it an5nnore,” said Laurie Campbell, the CBSA communications co-ordinator and a third-year marketing student. The CBSA is behind the biz bashes, almond sales and other fund-raising
for the business
communications coand a third-year ,
She said the CBSA has also donated some of its fund-raising community organizations. Their most recent involvement with the commxjnity was the disco fund-raiser they held at Stages Jan. 21 to help raise money
for the Const.
Dave Nicholson and
Mark Gage memorial
“In previous years the
money to donate to the Children’s Wish Foundation. We have also given many donations to the food banks. Last year we raised
decided to give back to the school and collect donations for the people right here at the school
Intern^ at www.sare.com. Sanqjfes of suspect virtues can be mailed
but SARC wkim, “Don’t write ‘Contains live virus,’ oh foe envelope because it foe, post office may
contest and decided
around the college for their biz bashes, a primary source of fun(k.
are lots of fun
and you can
good time when the comes out and parties with
“Stages doesn’t usually charge us anything to use their place.
what we do
Bash Sammy’s Garage
of income, bashes. the
are not subsidized
school like the
fees,” said Laurie
DSA, who registration
executive members, pictured from left to right are president Hong Chau, second-year accounting; communications co-ordinator Laurie Campbell, third-year marketing; promotions co-ordinator Ryan Hicks, second-year marketing; vice president Teresa Bricker, third-year marketing; and treasurer Trevor Topping, second-year accounting. (Photo by Eileen Diniz)
resume! Give to the community! Friendly volunteers are
desperately needed to
There are five members on the
cash and prizes.
Wheel of Love and offer people the chance to win over $500 in
Free info pack,
for all the business pro-
5 days/40 hr. (June 2-6 Guelph) TESOL teacher cert course (or by correspondence) 1 ,000s of jobs.
to us and we very much. Stages is
them, bringing business to their organization,” said Campbell. The CBSA has already begun thinking of new fund-raising activities for next year.
and communications co-ordinator Laurie Campbell, third-year mar'' keting student.
basically use the
although they have held them at Irmer City and The Lyric in past
by fund-raising to help the business programs and students. Fund-raisers are our main sources
“The biz bashes are basically just
fun to do fund-raisers to help raise
a large party,” Campbell said.
The event is usually held at Stages in downtown Kitchener because of the good relationship the CBSA has with the club,
also thankful for
Symantec AntiVirus Researdi Co., (SARC), on the
are in need,” said Campbell.
of the business students at Conestoga. They started out about six years ago when marketing students were going to marketing competitions. They were selling almonds to raise represents
at the college.
hackers send out warning of a fake virus.
expenses each year for antivirus software,”
i has encountered evpry known
Another nuisance, says Hewitt, is the “Dear Friend” hoax. This is a sham that
have more and more
students or maintaining a firewall to keep users '‘in or out” of the system.
According to Hewitt, major software manufacturers, such as Microsoft and Novell, have also had problems with viruses slipping through their quality con-
says the college ,spends over $1 1 ,000 annually
Employees often bring viruses from home on the 3.5 diskettes and millions of dollars are spent on antivirus software each year.
against computer infections.
or both,” warns Hewitt.
Chau, second-year accounting; VP Teresa Bricker, third-year marketing; promotions co-ordinator Ryan Hicks, second-year marketing; treasurer Trevor Topping, second-year accounting
to people who have Alzheimer Disease. Two hours/week commitment. Training and support
provided. Call the
John Howard Society rep
Art gallery offers lectures
Sexism and violence
The Kitchener- Waterloo Art Gallery is
topic of presentation By
providing an opportunity to attend a
crowd of approximately 50 people
editor at the
about the process inmates underwent
sponsored by the women’s
inmates at the Guelph Correctional
John Walter PhD., spoke
using art as therapy with
gathered in the sanctuary, Jan. 21 to attend a
about the benefits and disadvantages of
of free publie lectures every
while creating various types of
of Conestoga College,
art restoration at
studio in New
with violence, was also included in the pres-
Hamburg. indi“The inmates were affected vidually by how much effort they put into it,” said Walter. “Sometimes it was an almost immediate effect.” The program, which ran from 1992 to 1995, encouraged art work by the prisoners. The program ended in 1995 because of government cut-backs. The next lecture will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Dianne Cruxton has been asked to speak about the famous elephant “Jumbo” and how 19th
century glassmakers commemorated
featured guest speaker
family violence prevention co-ordinator for
Throughout the 50-minute
Beekett focussed on the negative role males play in violence towards
men have work to do in
getting a han-
emotions and issues,” he
A brief video. Nobody Knew, depicting an average guy
talking about his experiences
While Beckett included an overview of
Photographer Pamela Williams will
five theories of violence in his discussion,
the feminist theory
the concept that
reeeived the most explanation.
a controlling behaviour
and maintain an imbalance of power between a man and a woman,” he said. This philosophy is the one supported by the John Howard Society when creating programs for the men’s violence groups
Beckett, the family violence prevention co-ordinator for the John Society, speaks about sexism and violence in the Sanctuary on Jan. 21.
of damaging someone
^ The gallery will trip to
(Photo by Julie van Donkersgoed)
also be hosting a day Boston to see parts of Monet’s
Thi|, is one ' of. Monet’s
iinntedshowing^ in North America.
else, in either
pervasive role in society. “It is
like they are
men are good people. The people that
talking about today are representative
preferences, feelings or potential,” he said.
of some of the
He went on to
Entertainment happenings Conestoga Colleges Winterfest ’99
explain the dangerous link
kicks off Feb.
and should be just the
physieal or emotional way.
Beekett also discussed sexism and
between sexism and violence.
objects that are
Univmity’s, Tteet. Tickets are avail^le*'
some men eonsider
Wed. Feb. 3 6:30
The Flying Dog plays host to bluesman Mel Brown every Wednesday
up today at the DSA Office.
being controlled and discarded
Canadian rockers Big Wreck will be playing Feb. frVaf,. Wilfrid Laurier
a means for a man’s ends and subject to needed,” he said.
abuse their partners or lose control to the jjoint
play in abusive relationships, he
Kay Marie Wallace
.spirituality in creating
While Beckett emphasized the negative role
on March 20,
walk the group through her quest
Beckett has led for the past
about photographing European
Nolle and Penn shine
— Page 15
an uneven Thin Red Line
By Ken Groulx debut, Badlands, based
Adapted from the 1962 James Jones
Japanese at Guadalcanal during
Steven Spielberg war film. Saving
war. The Thin
ambivalence. Director Terrence
Malick delivers a brooding, oftencompelling war epic, but his over-
on introspective mono-
himself to admit,
Academy Award nomina-
be his undoing. In attempting to
plays Sgt. Welsh
The Thin Red
under endless scenes of swaying foliage and an assortment of
major acting talent with robust performances by the entire cast.
an admittedly sound
But aside from the meaty roles of Nick Nolte and Sean Penn, the
performance as the sadistically
Earp) in a memorably haunting
boasts an impressive stable of
idealistic deserter, played by the doe-eyed Jim Caviezel (Wyatt
draw the parallels between the brutality of war and the cruelty of nature, the film is bogged down
wildlife. It is
property.” But his
Malick’s over-indulgence proves to
struggles to cocoon himself with a
Richard Gere, received
Walsh, a soldier whose practices and thoughts are also at odds. He
But with The Thin Red Line,
While Spielberg’s commemorative vision of war presented audiences with imdeniable moral heroism in the horrific face of far
kudos and launched the careers of a young Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek. His 1978
Way), undeniably the top actor of his generation, delivers a similarly
Second World War, The Thin Red Line will draw inevitable comparisons to last summer’s the
The In his most complex
Oscar-worthy Tall. Bitter at
complete with some of the finest sequences ever committed
Oscar-winning Richard Toll
augments the bloodshed with a
viewing. Malick’s intentions of
by Woody Harrelson, John Cusack and John Travolta are
being passed over for promotion
logue and philosophical metaphor
make The Thin Red Line an
lushness rarely seen in a
creating a profound
largely glorified cameos.
and anxious to further his own career, he blindly orders his soldiers
war film with
thematic substance are honorable,
of the film
The return of Malick, following a 20-year absence from
but at nearly three hours long, his
metaphors are often of psycho babble.
filmmaking, should be reason for enthusiasm. His 1973 directorial
lost in a
The marquee of Thin Red Line
The bulk instead focused on
dismisses the Coghill Trio, but
If rigid musical convention and categorization bore you. The
secure Hill 210. Yet his voice-over
Elias Koteas, Adrien
dialogue reveals the loathing and
Brody and of whom perform
lacks the commercial sheen of Saving Private Ryan, but it is a fine achievement in documenting
consequence of his actions.
the dehumanization and atrocities
their roles with
production of Cowgirls
and engaging numbers, the new
comedy light-hearted romp musical
successfully cocktails classical
lire opposite musical dialects
the entire east, give Cowgirls an
Rick Bronson, the featured comic during the Doon Student
to be a recipe for a
music adheres to the integrity and convictions of both styles of music, but succeeds
In a Mobile
To saloon from shop for the
world’s largest ball of twine, Jo
Carlson, played hires
by Dale Hobbs,
a band called the Cowgirl
however, brings in the Coghill Trio, three classical
a reunion tour, Carlson ihitiaUy
at the stereotypes sur-
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Leslie-Anne Wickens and Tara
about vulgarity or subject matter.
Kent shine as Mickey and Mo,
They realize comedy show.”
authentic southern gals loyalty to Carlson leads
whose them to
tutor the Coghill ’s transformation
classical players to
neophyte cowgirls. played
shows for them. He was awarded the Canadian
ances as three distinctly different
on traditionalist toes. Wile numbers like From Chopin To Country provide |he production with the heart of its heavily
comedy, there are also moments remarkable
bonded by their musicompassion and courage.
a superb production and if
fine reason for
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(Photo by Brent Clouthier)
informal setting. “I
question about whether
pre-planned or not,” Bronson said
most of the show
concentrate on an incessant heckler.
heckler I’ve ever heard.”
His success on college campuses in
show business working with such comedy legends as The Smothers Brothers and Phyllis Diller, Bronson has developed his act into an interactive romp with the audience. Following no set formula,
a college crowd.
“School was definitely not a
appearances in the Montreal Just For Laughs
he will be featured during CBC’s
comedy special Comics! is also the host of The a weekly travel show on
bounces sharp wit and goofy
chronicles his adventures in North
characters off his audience, often
America’s coolest locations.
setting the tone -
Comedian Rick Bronson
poised for another in
ary education and bases part of his
Stage Theatre production before,
Bronson with the
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crackle with the
Home) and Saddle
genuinely inherent in country
performing colleges,” the
of the Year in 1997 and 1998, and, judging by his performance in the
comedian said during a pre-show interview. “They don’t get uptight
comedy night, Jan. when it comes to
They sing, dance and play a wide assortment of classical and country instruments
rounding them. Songs like Don’t
all-female ensemble shines
in every facet.
The play opens at the downtrodden Hiram Hall, a country and on
marry a musical hybrid of symphony and hoeseamlessly
loves college crowcis
conviction by Jane Anniiage, and Looking for a Miracle, sung by
Comic Rick Bronson
them into bonafide, picking cowgirls.
desperation forces her to convert
sour musical mismatch, but the
Numbers such as Don’t Look Down, performed with striking
just the cure for your musical
Cowgirls a soul-stirpng musical By Ken Groulx
on a suicide mission
a dark and pensive film that
of his act by
“I’m pretty busy with TV” Bronson said as he contemplated
his future as a touring stand-up
Sanctuary, Bronson did his act
without a microphone and spent
“At least watch my show,” Bronson joked, “just so they won’t pull another Canadian
most of the night running amok through the crowd, poking fun at many of its members. Judging by
SPORTS To boldly go
Condor coach aims to break new ground By Brian Smiiey
Another one of his coaching was turning around a high school program that was under .500 one year, to a 42-8
record the following year. This
Most athletes are satisfied letting their names fade from the head-
their playing days are
was achieved by
For Coach Terry
Conestoga’s men’s varsity basketball
team, his ambition reaches a
need to be removed
as well as any coach he’s
an awesome coach,”
get where he
teammate the next time these two teams hook up.
If fighting is ever removed from the game, and therefore,
One of the suggestions was a one-game suspension for those
the policemen, the instances of
Some of these players need a smack in the head to straighten them out.
and watched the
ended up back
In the end, back.
Members of the media aigued that the lack
a Los defenceman
suffered a concussion
Dallas Drake of the Phoenix
also played basketball for the
cheap shot, or hitting
may be wrecking
Upshaw attended the University of degrees in
permitted to continue.
ground- Ute elimination of the
he obtained history and marketing.
these cheap shots are likely to
and Ontario. After graduating,
Rob Ray and
debate, the argument always
pay back. To cite an example, on Jan. 18, Dino Ciccarelli of the Florida Panthers was suspended for two games for slashing Buffalo Sabre Jason Woolley across the wrist. On top of the two-game suspension, you can be sure the Sabres, a team loaded with
being acquired by the players, discussed the possibility of
playing basketball at the high
pugilists such as
Another was the reduction of a team’s roster to 23 players from 24 to eliminate a .spot for a player whose main
cousin played at
between media and owners about the state of the game, in particular the injuries
Acadia and I was a ball boy.” After he got cut trying out for Jimior ‘A’ hockey, he started school level in both
debate prior to the skills
The coach says he has always been interested in basketball, since the time he was a child. “I was always around it as a kid,” he
brought the best
media together as
plished up to this point, that goal
disagree on that
that there are so
players of the world together,
After everything he has accom-
33, has traveled a long
point. Enforcers are the reason
brought the owners and the
injuries to star players.
ever, not only
black head coach in the
century. Ttte annual
work” and “cheap
the league. Players worry about
“He’s more of a player’s
(Canadian Interuniversity Athletic
shots” which would result in
“I think he’s
ground where no one else has been before. first
His ultimate goal
understands the players have other
ever had, but more importantly, he
the addition of no
would ultimately lead
him from behind
they were national champions two years in a row. It was while at university that he became involved coaching
Some men can jump
He coached a midget team at a Guelph high school that lost the city
stopped playing, he coached the senior team for a year.
He coached at Guelph University an assistant and now at
Conestoga where he leads the Condors. But, he still coaches high school on the side.
“The reason school,
do high year,”
(Photo by Brian Smiley)
not fully varsity this
Terry Upshaw, coach of the Condors varsity men’s basketball team, practises along with the team on Jan. 20 at the recreation
recruit players to the college
guys on the team who have stuck
of the game.
Iceland and Lebanon.
one of the highlights
of his career took place. After coaching a Lebanese team to the
championship, the crowd of
10,000 was so appreciative they carried
across the court.
different types of
was too good
the recreation centre and with the
even though the team
of coaches have problems
Ontario Colleges Athletics
Association and hasn’t played a full
works out and
league next year,
because technically they can be
those guys will definitely have a
great, but they can’t relate to the
spot on the team,”
players,” he said.
Shiv Raj, a first-year general arts
be around next year.
and science student who plays for Condors, agrees with
only imagine Upshaw’s road to the
touch the ground,”
he was most pleased with the sup-
said he also believes that he’s
a people person and gets along
has also coached overseas in
he has been a part of all facets
team. The players find you more easier to
port he’s received from the staff at
for this season,
knowing the game technically and defensively and he attributes this to the
you’re actually involved with a
he believes his
strengths as a coach are
ultimate glory of
Condors Basketball team drives to the hpop as Shiv Raj and an unidentified player look on at a practice Jan. 20. Photo by Brian Smiley Streit of the
at the recreation centre
for next varsity By
beginning of March. Conestoga’s varsity basketball
but they’re already
bers of the team has been really
that a reality.
they’d give us something like 15
per cent of what
Conestoga College offers a variety of intramural sports to
students. One of those sports happens to be ball hockey. There is one team however,
made up of a group of seven second-year management studies students, who have gone beyond just ^
playing the game. They have gone out in search of, and found, corporate sponsorship.
Classes are out on a Tuesday
afternoon and the McGinnis Front
$6.50 Pitchers head to the
on the Doon campus for a 4;50 p.m. game. The door to locker room three is unlocked and five players walk in, one carrying a huge bag of goalie equipment, highlighted by a mask that features the team name and a label of the team’s recreation centre
Another player brings in a portable stereo and the locker room is soon filled with the beats of various hard rock, alternative and hip-hop music in an attempt to induce their bodies into
forthcoming game. Today’s selections include
Fight for Your Right.
As they change T-shirts
league play by are a
ment, the play
and there are two 20-minute periods instead of three. The point system is unusual too, as a team is awarded three points for a win, two for a tie and one for a loss. Some members of the team, five
“We fhink of
Perhaps shirts that
The team is in owning a record of seven wins, one loss and one tie. The team, which is sponsored by McGinnis Front Row, a intramural league. first
Waterloo-based restaurant, frequents the establishment every
Thursday night where they get a pitcher of beer for $6.50 instead of
normal price of $7.50. Aaron Adams, the team’s goaltender, said McGinnis gave them a the
“They’re very positive
to have a
on top of the 40 hoins he
OCAA next year.
various methods including the sale
“I think this could be a big one because everyone wants to go to
Florida for the break,” he said.
said the team has been up as a non-profit organization and is raising funds through
bingos and a
also plans a
raffle for a trip to Florida for the
Last Call 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament
Tues. Feb. 2 11:30 am
have to wear helmets when they play and the league has taken out
“It sucks,” says Roberts.
out because they thought
Sign up at the
was too rough. We’ve only had fight.”
time approaches and the
Pitchers are out
on the hardwood gym, peppering
with shots, sharpening his
upcoming game. Onto the court walk the referees. It’s 4:50 p.m. and the game is
reflexes for the
underway, only there’s one
agree to play a scrimmage
team has “You can
says he feels
built a reputation. tell
“The other team
Other members of the team,
Adams, Shaun Gingrich,
aside from Roberts and are Chris Kuiack,
John “Grizzly” Grewald, Joe Shaw
and Cory Daum. These students enjoy the intramural games and since they are only in their second year at the college, they have one year left and are already planning for next season.
just think the intramm-al
“We keep our receipts,” says Adams. “We hand them in and the
management of the restaurant said
good commitment from
play the $6.50 Pitchers,” he says.
not only their team
hours per week
like to increase that to
however, are disappointed they
against the two referees and two
four instead of
from those of a normal hockey league. Goalies wear full equip-
“All of the other teams hate
are totally iuto
over the course of the season for a
ward Chris Roberts comments other teams hate them.
into their black
manager of Boo Radley’s. This type of commitment would help make the team self-sufficient, which is his number one goal. “We would like to make it a self-sufficient program so that we don’t have to rely on anybody
By Rob Himburg
“The guys he
“If we can raise $5,000 we’ll be
coach spends about 20 hours per
The response from
the funds nec-
through fees and
looking forward to being a part of the Ontario Colleges Athletics Association (OCAA) next year
and drains beer pitchers
can raise about
other things,” he said.
in the ballpark,”
interview on Jan. 20 that the team
and his mind
said in an
must be held every year. He said the team will have about $1,400
optimistic that the
Aaron Adams of the $6.50 Pitchers stops Shaun Gingrich during a pre-game session for the intramural ball hockey league. The Pitchers won by default after the opposition failed to show.
stressed that for these
fund-raisers to be successful, they
tournament will be a big money
thinking well into next season.
Coach Terry Upshaw
gonna be around next
SPORTS Second-half collapse
Southwest Under 18s hammer Condors 7-2 By Charles Kuepfer
Condors as they
were beaten by a younger, faster “1 don't yell
very often, but
coming,” said assistant
coach Duane Shadd, summing up the kind of night
men’s indoor soccer team,
Southwest Under “I’ll
“I told the
and they’re going
Southwest came out flying
a night to
half, turning a '2-2 tie into
out-hustled us,” he
out to practice either,
something that concerns Shadd.
who seem know everything know about soccer,”
got college guys
have respect for aren’t going to
were playing without head coach Geoff Johnstone, to a record of
games no matter how much skill you got,” said Juricic. Juricic said he was disappointed
“Yeah, and the fact that
league’s first division. Southwest
record to 6-1-2 and
boasts an offence which has
loss drops the
said Shadd. “Obviously they got
some high school
what do you think the message
But assistant coach Sanjeeve
Shadd. “They want to beat your butts,
said Shadd, looking ahead to the
these guys look up to you,” said
team’s next practice.
Shadd ’s words were prophetic
Dhanapala said Southwest faster team.
said that players should start
and start what the coach is
listening to saying.
The game started well for the Condors with Paul MacQuade opening the scoring in the half.
But two quick goals by
Southwest proved to be a sign of things to come.
The Condors pulled even before the half after Zlalko Lakoseljac
Southwest scored early in the
second half and never looked back.
Giveaways hurt the Condors,
goalkeeper Bill Johnson
Southwest forwards in front of the net.
Condors defender Marko Juricic was no co-operation among the team members. “There was a lack of team work,” said there
Great ball control by the younger Southwest Under 18s team helped them cruise to a 7-2 victory over the Condors. (Photo by Charles Kuepfer)
got on each
also noted that the
Walksafe patrols the campus Monday to Thursday 6:45. p.m. to 10:45 p.m. Pictured are Michelle Hogeveen and Trevor Trewartha. Photo by Sarab Thomson
WATCH YOUR STUFF!
Wednesday, February 3 Due to the low water
level of the pond, different twist this
take a year. If you are daring to plunge. details are available at the DSA Office. Funds raised will be directed to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
There has been a noted increase in thefts from vehicles, especially in parking lot 10 and 12 on campus. Main target of thieves is stereo equipment, sporting goods. Thieves are breaking windows or prying doors to gain access. Please lock valuables in your trunk when possible and report any suspicious persons or vehicles to security at extension 357. Allan Hunter,
supervisor of security services Doc:^^
km, wins two
on the road good
— Page 19
By Charles Kuepfer Galemo. The new players, added
“The coaches are
21, with the objective of winning two of those games. trip, Jan.
team played He said the team
against the Sault.
has more depth than
did at the
of the year, when they only
overtime Jan. 23, in the thrilling conclusion to their road trip, a
said he is happy with McDonald, who recently became the Condors first-line centre.
which they logged over
The Condors tangled with the Humber Hawks in Toronto on Jan. 21. The penalty-filled game was decided in overtime, on a powerplay goal, with the Condors on the wrong end of a 3-2 score.
team said Galemo.
hockey team, the Cambrian Golden Shiel4 in the process: Conestoga beat Cambrian 6-5 in
but disposed of the
of the semester, are integrating into the team well, he said. start
The Condors men’s hockey team embarked on a three-game road
Condor goalie, Anthony Gignac, centre, was solid ^ing the last home continued his solid play during the team’s three-game Nothern road trip.
Hanlon scored the other goal
who had Ramsey
a goal and an assist.
Toronto at 10
p.m. after the
Sault Ste. Marie at 5
time together, but he lamented not
all three games. “I’m kind of disappointed,” said McDonald. “It could have been six
the next day.
At 1:30 p.m. they hit ice against Sault Auks and trailed the Auks by two after the first period. The Condors soon made up for the
Sabres ^10 V^
The Condors improved
Mike Traynor fi-enzy
Sunday, Feb. 21
ing to nail
with two goals and two while Snyder, Ian
Taylor had a goal and an
Only four of the seven teams in Ontario make it to the finals. Conestoga
the national championships,
up for which
they will also host.
The Canadian Colleges
Association’s national men’s hock-
ey championship will run from
Condor coach Ken Galemo said he was happy with the results
a playoff spot in
pionship, which Conestoga hosts, on the weekend of March 5-6.
in Sudbury, despite being outshot
collected four assists while Scott
Association’s men’s hockey
had a goal and an assist. The Condors continued their winning ways the following night
tied for third place with
Sir Sanford Flerning.
led the scoring
by Cambrian 50-37. Traynor had a huge night for Conestoga scoring a hat trick which included the game-winning
MacDonald and Ryan Martin each
record to 6-7-0 (won-lost-tied) and
goals and cruising to a 7-3 victory.
Ticket $65 up at tlT9 DSA
racking up seven
said during the road
team was having a good
captain Jason Snyder,
a lot of character in the
(Photo by Charles Kuepfer)
team,” said Galemo.
cally qualify for the nationals.
other Ontario team and one team
because they got the four points
from Alberta Colleges Athletic
they wanted to take.
Association will also participate in
the three-team round robin.
THE ONTARIO COLLEGES OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY MEMORIAL BURSARY PROGRAM FOR WOMEN' IN TECHNOLOGY Purpose
To commemorate the women who died in the December 6th 1989 Montreal massacre at I'Ecole
To be must:
polytechnique, the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts
and Technolog>’, in collaboration with Inco have instituted a memorial bursary program for women
Sponsorship This bursary
financed by the interest
applied arts and technology; and be enrolled in a full-time technical/technological
the 23 Colleges of
Applied Arts and Technology
be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; be a resident of Ontario; be planning to pursue their studies at a college of
program of study.
generated from the trust fund contributed by Inco Limited, and -
eligible to receive this bursary, the applicant
be assessed based on the
criteria; financial need, a promising career technology as demonstrated by interests, academic record, and a letter of support from a facultv member or employer, as well as a letter of recommendation
Value of the Bursary
from the Financial Aid Administrator of the college
Tuesday, February 2 River Valley Tubing, St. Mary’s departing Doon Campus 4:30 pm sign up at the DSA Office
Four bursaries each in the amount of S500 will be awarded. One recipient will be chosen from each
region of the province
Submission of Application
Northern region (Confederation. Northern, Canadore, Cambrian, Georgian, Sault); Central region (George Brown, Humber, Seneca. Sheridan.
and more specifically from the Eastern region (Algonquin, Sir Sandford Reming, Durham, Loyalist. St. Lawrence, La Cite collegiale);
Centenrual); Western region (Conestoga, Niagara,
Applicants must submit the completed application form to the Finanaal Aid Office of the college they
Fanshawe, Mohawk). Applications must be received at the Financial .Aid Office at the latest by January 31st.
Evaluation of Applications The Financial Aid Administrators of each region meet to consider the candidates and make a nomination
Council of Presidents which
the final selection.
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