3 1 st Year
— No. 46
Massacre commemorated By Tannis Fenton
the Belleville Fair
around midnight when she saw a Dec. 6
Ecole Polytechnique in 1989.
women who died women who have suffered
honoured the 14 all
from violence with a commemoration ceremony and a guest speaker.
As she Webster
noticed the same car, but thought
the 10th anniversary of
the massacre, Conestoga College
car driving away.
she turned onto an isolat-
ed road, Webster saw a person
Webster saw the nylon
stocking over the person’s face,
Services, in conjunction with the
she knew she was in trouble, but it was too late. The man grabbed Webster and
and other area sponsors,
14 rose bushes in late
November outside the blue
provide a permanent place
wrestled her to the ground as she
blood from a broken
nose, Webster soon gave up strug-
stem roses on the bushes as part of
nearby field and then
Katy MacRae, program director for the Cambridge YWCA, said the rose bushes symbolize the hope to end violence. Gail Webster, a Barrie
sergeant and provincial co-ordinator for crisis negotiation,
attacker raped her in a
ran home, Webster saw
her parked near the
who teaches police how compassion-
to deal with victims ately,
never reported the assault. In
the Sanctuary about her sexual
threw her clothes in the garbage,
washed up and went
Joan Magazine, a college counsellor, Sherry Bulmer, a recreation and leisure student, and Katie MacRae, YWCA program director, place roses on a rose garden commemorating the 14
Webster said she shares her which has been aired on CBC and NBC, to prevent the same thing from happening to
There are many reasons the moth-
year-old Webster was walking
happened 25 years ago.
said she thought
and she couldn’t face the
er of three didn’t report the rape
Webster never sought counselling and spent the following
Webster was sponsored by the
Friday, Sept. 13, 1974, 17-
the Montreal Massacre.
authorities for fear of judgment.
Women’s Resource Group and the DSA.
three years haunted
by the attack
living in fear until she decided let
her attacker ruin her
Seven years ago Webster started doing presentations
others, to tell other
be careful and to
women how to let
they’re not alone.
Bursaries to be doled out next month By Walerian Czarnecki
form was developed,
their situation, but they
soon be decided on and the
financial situation or emergency,”
given to stu-
a financial need.
given out once a
Several things will be looked at
determining financial need
Walsh, Conestoga’s financial aid
application process for this year,
umentation to prove their need,
which was not required before. A point system was developed to distinguish which students
information was requested and
demonstrate a financial need and
believed that too
large that need
could not be addressed on their
“This year we’ve received 600
applications, so not everyone will
in the financial aid
go through the applications
to discuss certain cir-
They use the point judge need. The higher
a receipt.” If a student
accumulates a debt
load of $25,000 in student loans
he/she receives four points.
Walsh explained some of the for
awarded three points and one point for each child. A single dependent
while a single that lives
more than $9,350
bursary, said Walsh.
zero points,” said Walsh.
you did not provide a rent you would receive
would be over $251
higher need, resulting in a higher
student aid,” said Walsh.
a problem,” said
if it is
the application will demonstrate a
resources the student has to meet
family size, accommoda-
the points that a student scores on
cent of the 10 per cent hike into
any other exceptional expenses and the
Complaints were received from
student loans from banks.
be given to those are carrying a high
debt load from either
Changes have been made
tuition fee increases,
“The college has
year from revenue generated from said Carol
said Walsh. Priority will
zero points, but
will allow stu-
a chance to address their particular
Condors fall victim to
“We hope we’ve
The new system dents to be more
The Conestoga College Student Fund bursary amounts
receive money,” she said.
he/she gets four
are trying to reduce debt
load,” said Walsh.
Students are not penalized for
working, said Walsh.
has employment, he/she gets a point,
unless the income
away from home would receive two. Students who commute from
for students entering a two-semes-
another city receive a point.
program in January and for emergency loans, said Walsh.
— SPOKE, Dec.
Practical nursing to By Tannis Fenton
December 1998 The Council of
the College of
nurses (RNs), which include the
Nurses of Ontario adopted new
baccalaureate degree requirement
entry-to-practice competencies for
starting in 2005.
chair of health sciences certificate
lem solving and assessment
will also be emphasized.
be more proficient in these
“There are a number of things have driven the profession to at the level
required of the
The new competencies follow
required to learn nursing
would be same as
in the field will
not be disadvantaged by the
competencies, Hacking said, but regular upgrading in the nursing
chair of health sciences certificate programs. (Photo by Tannis Fenton)
necessary depending on
the area of work.
“As the (RPN)
to look at putting a
stronger science base in the pro-
cutbacks in the health-care system, she said.
gram and more emphasis on phys-
“If people are in hospital today,
competencies are better taught over a longer period of time.
program instead of a certificate. Hacking said the knowledge base
long and will become a diploma
clients being cared for in
the health-care system are
gy instigated the new competen-
complexity of care requires
is no official decion the program’s new length,
together because what affects one
that the practical
program may become
work environment,” she
levels of nursing, are
new emphasis on
leadership role of the
Hacking added nursing
RN,” she said. Hacking said increased workloads and more complex technolo-
instead of one, for example.
standardized across the province.
The changes, occurring
The new competencies, which were in development for nine months, involve enhancing the knowledge and skills necessary for RPNs to meet the demands of the health-care system now and in the future, said Nancy Hacking,
cants to have two science credits
complex and acute due
who can be There
adding that patients
role expands, as
will with these competencies, there
institutions across the board, she
going to have to further their educa-
The new competencies will change the practical nursing pro-
courses to pick up the knowledge
in several ways.
necessary for appli-
and come back
Admission requirement changes
an increase in acute care
and long-term care
to school for
may be limiting their
performance in a particular
Franchising not child’s play By
Strassburger believes one of his
responsibilities is to moti-
vate his burgeoning workforce.
trek to swift growth
lead, not yell,
empower people,” he
In return, he expects unquestion-
demanding business philoso-
Pepsi Cola Canada Inc., the inter-
able loyalty from his employees,
the recipe for success in the
national food and beverage firm,
who, he believes, are hired for life. Those with 25 years service not only receive words of encourage-
for Strassburger in
included the three well established
dent of Twincorp Inc., detailed the
Barney Strassburger Jr. (right), president of Twincorp Inc., with (from right) his daughter Michelle Strassburger, and students Kim Kroecker, Keri Clark and Michelle Ingram. (Photo by Phil Wright)
KFC and Taco Bell
restaurants throughout southwest-
“franchising with an attitude,” but for a local entrepreneur a simple
100 Pizza Hut,
The purchaser, Tricon Global
rapid growth of his fast-food chain
Restaurants Inc., in need of cash
to a class of third-year
to reduce its debt load, sold off its
managestudents on Nov. 29
asset base including the fast-food
from Strassburger, monetary awards as
ened old-school “I don’t allow
ber of franchises in a series of
from Tricon resulting Twincorp becoming the largest independently owned franchise
however, Strassburger makes an admission reminiscent of a hard-
developments, purchased a num-
he declared to
his student audience.
Twincorp has increased
to lead, not
ber of franchises from 31 to 98
Barney Strassburger Jr.,
and the number of its employees from 460 to nearly 2,500. Although complex art
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Strassburger stresses the necessity
ness became q virtual obsession. “I
and key indicators, such as and the volume of
complaints, are closely monitored for each restaurant
advice for students,
rewarding, but more importantly, a fulfilling career.
you’re passionate about,” he said. “Attitude
75 per cent of the
Strassburger also told his rapt
runs a lean and efficient oper-
added, uses such insight to his
key, he added, as in his case busi-
fully realizes the vulnerabil-
of a generally highly lever-
“You have to be passionate and demanding and run every restau-
president of Twincorp Inc.
audience that obtaining an education, in itself,
does not guarantee
success in a highly competitive business world.
declared, “but experience
Art students to By Nicole Furlong Post-secondary fine
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield
will deliver a space station remote
in the competition, said
and space awareness pro-
across the province have been
International Space Station aboard
by the Canadian Space Agency to participate in a compe-
space shuttle Endeavour during
manager of the educa-
fine arts students to participate
open the com-
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield
chosen patch design on the
Canadian Patch Design Contest, which involves fine arts students designing the official patch for
The space mission, which fall
take flight in the
Hadfield will wear the chosen
Information packages have been sent to
receive a signed copy of the origi-
fine arts course in a
nal artwork as well as a letter of
versity, fine arts
level of skill
one entry per participant.
Space Agency and the Canadian
prize of $500.
There are several rules students must take into consideration when
Space Resource Centres and
creating their patch.
ble to participate.
immediate families are not
Hadfield and either the Canadian
are looking for,”
nity college are eligible to submit
intent to participate
flag or red
woven format and submitted
Entries must be transferable to a
Steinberg added the point of this
tions across the province inviting
STS-100, the use of the name
fine arts faculty or enrolled in a
wide a group
colour in two sizes.
Canadian students registered
Patches must include the words
patch design on the
Quebec and a cash
the space agency, located in Saintfirst
to support educa-
tional excellence in
the Mission Hadfield launch in
launch the winner’s future career. In support of higher education,
Hadfield, a personal invitation to
has the potential to
must be sent
to the space
5 p.m. Eastern Standard time.
ble for the
following year,” she said.
once because we’d be looking survey
Conestoga faculty members was
presented to the Association
a Nov. 30 executive
resources, and Bill Jeffrey,
dean of health sciences,
duced the performance appraisal which is used to evaluate
college faculty in several ways,
including the student appraisal of
peer appraisal and program chair’s or dean’s review of the appraisals. Croft said while the full- and part-time faculty will be assessed
every two years,
and new teachers will be reviewed
She added the faculty would be minimum of two courses, including at least one new assessed in a
selected for the
other half will be
2.5 per cent of the
more appropriate represents a higher num-
school or in the community
“on the job.”
The new course January,
offered in the
Joe Martin, dean of applied
By Walerian Czarnecki
be divided into $500 awards and given annually to four students
being met,” he
The Doon Student Association executive has reviewed an outline
the teachers might
have the opportunity
elective course that will
previous years, Jeffrey said.
been made more specific and extensive this year compared to
Conestoga College is hoping to be the first college to be ISO certified.
cent in Grade
Voisin, a Kitchener business leader
12 subjects, has
attest to that
has achieved an
two years of high school and volunteered either in high
M&M Meat Shops.
questions for the SATs.
A transcript of high school marks must also be attached and submitted to the awards office by Dec. 15. has been The scholarship honour Mac established to
at the college.
ance counsellor or others
entering any three-year business
supporting letters from a guid-
“The college also has
submission form, provide
that demonstrate leadership
and so consistent faculty evalua-
evidence that the ISO policies are
tions are required.
examine the quality of
education at Conestoga College
Menage. “Getting 50 signatures takes about 30 minutes and while it’s not hard, it may be time
for application sub-
will be the instructor.
effort into the elec-
a letter outlining their activities
the future candidates
The deadline missions
ber of student votes.
48-hour credit course with only eight hours of formal class time.
where be randomly year, and the
executive has decided the candi-
dates in the
half the faculty will
Standardization committee to con-
Jeffrey said that
ident John Tibbits International
more than 36,000 SATs.” Croft said most teachers felt process would be horrendous.
have to collect 100, not 50
natures, to enter the executive race.
can’t evaluate the entire faculty at
The Doon Student Association
of the hours must be practical experience,
executive will obtain
^ Beat CD On Goes OUTLET I
Ed Simon, left, Cosmo Chimienti, centre, and Jerry MacIntyre are CAW workers on gainst Molson, which is closing down the Barrie plant. They were at Conestoga College on Dec. 1 to ask students to boycott Molson’s products and support Labatt.
(Canadian Tire Plaza)
(Photo by Waterian Czarnecki)
B U R
— SPOKE, Dec.
Conestoga College president John Tibbits recently revealed
the college’s $39-million capital plans in a special capital fund application to the provincial
government's SuperBuild Growth Fund.
other things, Conestoga
is looking to build a 25,000 squaremetre campus on University Avenue in Waterloo with preliminary plans for a four- year nursing program, police and emergency services pro-
gramming as well as broadened communications programming. The nursing program would include the participation of McMaster University and
College, giving nursing students the opportu-
compete with those graduating from university programs. The future of Conestoga College is looking bright. The Writing Centre was officially opened this past September as
of the Learning Opportunities project.
project is a provincial task force
which has set aside $30 million implement projects to increase the aca-
for eight post-secondary sites to
demic success of students with specific learning disabilities Approximately $2.7 million of that money will be given to Conestoga over the next four years.
We also saw this past fall
the opening of the new IT centre at the Waterloo campus and the new machine shop at the Guelph campus.
The in-fill addition to the main teaching building at Doon campus expanded the technology wing and created additional classrooms. The college also obtained approval from the CRTC this past July for a FM radio station, which should be on air by fall 2000. On top of all these expansions and developments, the Ontario colleges’ Key Performance Indicators (KPI) surveys rated our college as number in graduate employment and graduate satisfaction. The college was tied for number one in the province in overall student satisfaction with number one standing in quality of services and quality of facilities and one
At a rime when ondary
the province is cutting
back on funding for post-secour college continues to expand and our programs
We should be proud to be part of an institution that is proceeding into the next millenium in such a strong, progressive and confident manner.
Funding for post-secondary education
a hard thing to
The Tory government cut post-secondary funding by $30 November by creating greater restrictions on student loans.
us faster than
we expect if we’re not
adequately prepared for the repersays spending per student is down, because enrolment is increasing while grants have remained relatively stable since 1996.
Conestoga College’s base provincial operating grant was $19.1 million from 1997 to 1998, which is down $6.8 million from the 1992 to 1993
speculation about what will happen
grant, according to
up nine per cent
In light of all this financial hardship,
driving around in a
seems hard to believe
Equipment has been upgraded
Y2K preparations were completed.
itself for the worst.
date, in order to save space
back as two or
This causes a problem in the com-
mean the end of we know it.
the millennium to
puter world because
A] Hunter, supervisor of security services, it will cost more money than paying security staff out-of-pocket expenses to use their own cars while on
the world, as
changes to 2000, computers don’t
college security business.
Hunter told Spoke for a story in
be a comfort
to college students
Nov. 29 edition that the new car will
a safe campus, he said.
car illustrates that the college has
priorities in the
Before the college leases a car for security services,
could consider low-
outside school hours.
not that the college
which forces them to increase tuition, does the college really need to spend more money to lease a car for security services?
mean It is
embraced superstitions such chic
to prepare for
ogists around the globe.
299 Doon Valley
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not overly wor-
director of infor-
Kevin Mullan, vice-president of finance and administration opera-
tions, says a
help desk has been set up for
students to report corrupted equipthis
school and entering
encounter with equip-
school and check their envi-
back, relax and
new millennium keep some candles
enjoy what the
and water handy!
by the Doon
Student Association (DSA). The views and opinions expressed in this newspaper do not necessarily reflect the views of Conestoga College or the DSA. Advertisers in SPOKE are not endorsed by the DSA unless their advertisements contain the
not be liable for any
damages arising beyond the amount paid for the space. Unsolicited submissions must he sent to the editor by 1:30 a.m. Monday. Submissions are subject to acceptance or rejection and should be clearly written or typed; a WordPerfect out ol errors in advertising
have been spent on the project.
will bring. Just
plan suggested the
they have prepared for every possi-
at the college.
Keeping Conestoga College connected
The committee ried about
SPOKE is mainly funded
Photo Editor: Talisha Matheson; Production Manager:Tannis Fenton; Advertising Manager: Phil Wright; Assistant Advertising Manager: Walerian Czarnecki Circulation Manager: Adam Wilson; Faculty Supervisor: Christina Jonas; Faculty Advisor: Sharon address
to deal with
published and produced weekly by the journalism students of Conestoga College. Editor: Beverley Grondin; News Editor: Nicole Furlong;
mation technology services, says a lot has been done over the past year
problem remains, however. Y2K is worrying computer technol-
85 per cent
ment. They can reach
September 1998, a four-person committee was flagged at
to the possibility of a melt-
the year 1900.
forms and psy-
expected to cost well over $1
date correctly and will perceive
to a halt
have the capacity to interpret that
general chaos were predicted in the
is spending much more money to lease the car. who are borrowing huge sums of money to fund their education don’t feel reassured by a new security services car, At a time when the government is cutting back on funding to colleges
ering tuition or cutting the $88-per-hour fee charged to students to use the athletic centre
Visions of airplanes falling out of
would be used
problems such as whether the electricity and heat will be affected.
when the final
2000, and whether there
decided that only
three decades ago, people expected
this car will increase security efficiency
the clock strikes midnight
sufficient cause to
There has been
um bug was bom in IBM comput-
approaching and will sneak up on
(lie would he helpful. Submissions must not conany libellous statements and maytpe accompanied, by an
illustration (such as a photograph).
in both of their
Both students were awarded
award from the Preston Rotary
Deneau, 26, second-year early childhood education (ECE) students,
and second-field placements.
Evers had an 89 per cent and
cheque on Oct. 21
Deneau had a 93 per Evers and Deneau
was really happy,” Deneau was in shock, but the extra money helped pay bills.” Evers said she bought school supplies with the money. “I did “I
them they were
and announced that both award winners. kinda forgot about
they had to score over 80 per cent
“I didn’t think I’d get
nothing fun with
Golf and Country Club. To be considered for the award
said she paid rent
bought school supplies with the
will graduate in
Evers hopes to work
with a government agency or chil-
“I filled out the application it,”
pursue a teaching
and Lisa Evers are the winners
of the Al
(Photo by Talisha Matheson)
Strategic Plan, 2000-2005
Conestoga College Moves Forward
With Your Help
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Spoke apologizes for the
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— SPOKE, Dec.
projects to industry By Beverley Grondin
the students’ work.
of their third-year architectural
Local teachers and high school Architectural
nology students displayed their
progress projects to local industries at
were also invited
nology program co-ordinator,
cash prize of $200, as well as
place winners Steve Clark, Sean
connect our students and high school students with the is
Gord Lipke, engineering
students interested in architecture
Parsons, Darryl Denny and Eric Drozdek for their project. Melloul-Blamey Construction Inc. of Waterloo donated the
about 30 industry representatives,
from companies such as TacomaSteckley and Glass, were
year projects were displayed and
invited to set
industry representatives voted on
up displays about companies as well as look at
money for the prize. The owners of the construction company, Dave Blarney and Bemie Melloul, graduated from
the most professional presentation
second- and third-
Third-year architectural engineering technology students Steve Clark, (left), Darryl Denny, Parsons (back) and Eric Drozdek won first place for their design project.
(Photo By Beverley Grondin)
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By Walerian Czarnecki The Dolphin’s Cry sounds good, new CD, The Distance to Here, was money well really good. Live’s
perhaps one of the best
three of the songs, proves himself
which currently has a video running. The CD continues with The Distance and goes right to the
makes The Distance
end with strong songs, with some
quality piece of work, unlike
of the best work that Live has
of the other mindless Britney or
as one of the best lyricists there
There are some put to use
both acoustic and
slow songs have a haunting sound,
singer and sole writer of
varied and none of the
Live did not pad album with tracks of recycled is
one general weakness to
an otherwise great album.
be easily compared to Secret Samadhi in terms of musical style.
Even though evident,
new, and that’s
be a sequel
their last album.
but that just shows the experimentation Live has put into this album.
to the Water, a
ballad that will remind fans of
too drastic that will turn listeners
Some of the
use of the poetic lyrics
The band does not
Samadhi, was known for songs such as Rattlesnake, Lakini’s Juice
in a Star
damn good most
sequel from one of the
creative bands in the busi-
ness right now.
Upcoming CD Releases
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the Moon: Original Soundtrack
Jackson, Don McKellar
Dick-Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams,
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a sure shot
Beastie Boys’ greatest hits destined for
Madison Square Gardens and features Biz Markie on lead vocals. in
one form or
This song will really
making music since 1981. With albums like Licensed to 111, 111 Communication
and Hello Nasty, they proved them-
gle, Alive, to the anthology.
another, have been
selves to be a critically acclaimed
The band also included a new But
punk album even
the unreleased and
Their latest release
days as a hardcore punk band to
their current alternative
Horovitz (King Adrock) said the
sound, which has made them known worldwide. The album, Sounds of Science, features all of the
Boys songs, as well as some of their older punk tunes and previously unreleased tracks.
and the ultimate party is
perfect for fans of the
one of the
songs from their early
In a press release,
time he played this song with
Boy John was completely made
about a doorman (Mojo)
about just feeling good to and is currently getting air-
Much Music and
tive radio stations across
For a band with an 18-year career behind them, countless number
five full-length albums,
not counting EPs, 12” singles and other to
would be hard
compile a perfect recording that
mold, making the collection one of
Horovitz said that this song chron-
ages ever assembled, as well as
an “unfortunate evening when
he (Mojo) chose not
Another hilarious song on the is a cover of Sir Elton
ting into the Beastie Boys.
Benny and is
one of the best albums of the
the Jets. live
greatest hits pack-
If you’re a fan
band and for those who are just get-
Sounds of Science breaks
of the band, or
music, a definite
Sounds of buy for any
Man ( Robin
Dec. 22 Man on the Moon ( Jim Carrey, Courtney Love) Any Given Sunday (new Oliver Stone film) Dec. 24 The Talented Mr. Ripley ( Matt Damon) Dec. 25
Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange) Jan. 7, 2000 Eye of the Beholder ( Ewan McGregoi Jan. 14
Mojo would band in for free, sometimes he wouldn’t.
anthem, Fight For Your Right,
Egg Raid on Mojo
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By Adam Wilson The Beastie Boys,
Dec. 13, 1999
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suffers loss of four integral players
By Nicole Furlong Conestoga’s men’s hockey team has recently lost four integral players, three
be out indefi-
edge on slippery
into the boards.
he broke both his wrists
a game on Nov. 20 against
to take a
same game. Ramsey Hanlon has end
because of ongoing back spasms, which have gotten progres-
be missed the
Turcotte’s doctors have recom-
worse over the season. Hanlon played for the first month
Team captain Ian MacDonald has demically ineligible. Whether he
shoved by a Cambrian player,
loss of four essential players
has caused problems, said coach
of the season, but was forced to
mended he never play hockey The
team because he
be back to continue the season semester
Lineups have had to be changed. Players
fourth string have
Galerno said he
has played in
much disappointed about never being able to play hockey not so
the Nov. 20 game.
“Cambrian have always been there
irritated at the rea-
Galerno. “But honestly,
Galerno added hockey
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Despite these crucial setbacks,
C leagues as well,
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Turcotte said Cambrian’s knov^i
blaming the Cambrian
they were no rougher than usual at
“Cambrian have always rivals”
likely result in
cated his shoulder in
couple of weeks off
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Cougars prey on Condors By Adam Wilson
game up once
again at 10:35.
Galbraith assisted on the goal.
Despite great defence and goaltending, the Conestoga Condors
unable to pull off a win
against the Sault Cougars Dec. 3
Condors 13 to 6. The Cougars opened the scoring
.09 of the
snuck by Condors’ goaltender
and Christmas-time demands causing you to lose sleep? Having a sleep problem can affect your mood, ability to concentrate and energy level. No Is the
The most common an hour
the stress or the insomnia, improving your sleep can
cope with daily
sleep problems include sleep onset insomnia (taking
Maintain a standard bedtime. each night
bed within an hour of the same time
avoid “jet lag.”
Set a standard rising time. Help set your internal clock by resisting the temptation to sleep in on weekends.
Save your bedroom for sleep. Avoid activities inconsistent with sleeping your bed. Don’t study, work, talk on the telephone or watch television in bed to help associate the bed with sleeping. in
Create a good sleep environment. For most people, a good sleeping tem18C to 2 1C. Avoid noise problems by using earplugs,
perature falls between
soundproofing the room or creating white noise with a
Avoid napping during the day. This can disrupt your
ability to get to
sleep at night.
heavy meals and
bright light for at least an hour before bedtime.
Practice breathing or distraction strategies sleep. Thinking about
problems or planning
for the next
to get to
day does not help you
get to sleep.
more about healthy
lifestyle habits, talk to a counsellor in
A message from r=i
Conestoga replied with a
scoring with 3:33 to go in
Coach Ken Galemo
Condors played an excellent game, both defensively and offen-
The Condors came out flying in when Dave Galbraith scored at 3:45. He was assisted by Shaun Spence and Adam
college game,” he said, “it can
only -reflect good things on a
Dave Stewart scored on the play
8:45 tying the
“Any time when you hold a team 20 or so shots on net during a
Galemo added was probably defensive
Jamie Hickey and Jon Suckert
so far this sea-
The Condors dominated the Cougars in the second period, out-
Even though there are some key on the Condors’ roster at the moment, Galemo said the team still played awesome and
shooting them 17-4 and playing
they deserved a
Don’t go to bed too early. If you’re trying to get to bed earlier, don’t change your bedtime drastically. To avoid tossing and turning, go to bed a half-hour to an hour before the time you normally get to sleep, and then gradually go to bed earlier (e.g. by half an hour a week). -'I
contributed on the game-tying
Conestoga was unable to score the first, even though the Cougars racked up 16 minutes in
help improve your sleep:
Sault scored their fifth goal
ed by Woodley and Galbraith making the final score 5-4 for the
ending the peri-
Continuing with their come-
Avoid over-the-counter sleeping medication. These may help you to fall asleep, but can disrupt normal sleeping patterns and leave you sleepier during
maintenance insomnia (frequent wakening and diffinight) and early morning wakening. Others include
hypersomnia (sleeping too much), sleep apnea (severe snoring) and syndrome (leg discomfort and jerking). These
to fall asleep), sleep
culty returning to sleep at
play goal to take a 4-3 lead.
scored by Sean Murray and assist-
od with a 2-0
Jamie Taylor. Sault added another soft goal at 18:43
COUNSELLOR'S CORNER: A Good
on a weak shot
ing, Sault scored another
as they outshot the
Condors’ assistant captain Darrell Woodley, tries to shovel the puck past a sprawling member of '•.he Sault Cougars on Dec. 3 at the Kenneth E. Hunter Recreation Centre. (Photo by Adam Wilson)
Less than a minute
Brad Marshall took a questionable double minor penalty for spear-
the third period started, the
see-saw battle between the two
stepping up to
After a quick power-play goal by the
scored a short-handed goal, tying
game. players are really
was Dave game of the year,”