Conestoga College, Kitchener January
second award By Nicole Childs
widely used by
the industry to replenish materi-
Perian has done
management student at Conestoga College was named winner of the K.C. Holness Award in November at a conference in materials
Snider said she was very hon-
oured to be chosen for the award, which is given annually to a mate-
management student. The award is sponsored by APICS, which is the educational rials
CSI serves up new events.
society for resource
non-profit organization is dedicated to providing learning opportunities in support of the effective use of resources in the manufacturing and service industries.
Snider was also the winner of a an international con-
trip to attend
ference in San Antonio from Oct.
from APICS and
to 3 1 ent of half a $1,000 scholarship
Association of Canada.
The K. C. Holness Award is given to a student who has shown academic performance the APICS body of knowledge,
leadership skills and an exceptional level of APICS involvement.
The award is named in honour of Ken Holness, who developed a
supporter and contributor to the
Ontario Grand Valley region VIII of
APICS, died of
cancer in 1985. Shortly after his death, the K.C. Holness Company established a trust fund with the interest being
awarded annually to a student. She believes she won the award because of her commitments to the association and her commitment to the materials management program. Snider is president of the APICS Ontario Grand Valley District affiliated Student chapter at Conestoga student. and an The Ontario Grand Valley Chapter members in Brantford, serves
Waterloo Region, Guelph, Stratford, Walkerton, Elmira, Goderich,
Forest, Orangeville, Fergus,
Listowel, St.Marys, Palmerston and Milverton. The award was presented at an
survey sponsored by the
Millennium Scholarship Foundation shows that money from government
Ontario Grand on Nov.
World-renowned speakers from were present and Snider
the industry said
she enjoyed hearing Senator the Sept. 1
Bob Dole spe^ about
high over Steaua. fly
Canadian post-secondary school students and found that a significant number of students 22 and
woodworking By Shannon McBride
Foundation Alex Usher said gov-
ernment financial assistance programs assume that everyone
both the employer and the prospective apprentice.
The site, which was launched last month in Conestoga College's woodworking centre, provides a
matching service for apprentices and employers. The site was originally available for Halton Region
important as a university degree. The new Web site was made possible primarily through a partner-
Canada Skills between and Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC).
attend post-secondary institutions.
workers in Ontario. Zehr it is important to let kids that skills are as viable and
to post a
Zehr attended the
employers are able
of apprenticesearch.com and said the venture is important because there is a shortage of
assistance from their parents to
Senior policy and research
dedicated to con-
age of 22 can apply for aid with-
are they going to
necting tradespeople with appren-
Waterloo Region. The matching service is an interactive one that is maintained by
a great interest in projects like this across Canada because it benefits
Ontario, the promoters of
provide reasons why some piu-ents aren't supporting their chil-
than a third of students 22 and younger aren't receiving financial
Beselaere said. Beselaere explained that there
cy for an apprenticeship and can be contacted with appropriate candi-
son officer for the foundation, said there are no concrete data to
But. statistics also found
apprentice registered on the site is notified of that match. Likewise,
tance from their parents.
opportunities for apprentices one
So, they reduce those student assistance packages accordingly. “Furthermore, students over the
and end up with more money than they need,” Usher said. Sheamus Murphy, student liai-
older are receiving financial assis-
(Photo by Laurie Vandenhoff)
ships to the Institute of Electronics (IEEE).
under the age of 22
survey, conducted over a
to the students
conference in Toronto, to
may be going who need it least.
Government ignores needy students: survey Canadian
Matt Loschrnann, a first-year electronics technology student, helps his robot through' 'an obstacle cdufg^lh’ttre wdd^^ working centre on Dec. 12. Students of the digital fundamentals class were required to build a robot from a Lego kit that would drive itself through' the pre-designed course. Loschmann’s group, which included Scott Charron and Luke
funded and provided supapprenticesearch.com as
effort to create
jobs for Canadians.
Besides providing the appren-
Greg Beselaere. communications manager for Skills Canada Ontario,
site is a also a great
be great for
tradespeople and employers in the
— SPOKE, Jan. 1
New year packed By Tannis Wade
with additional charges for those
list of events planned January and February. ViceGinny of activities president Hawkrigg said she would bring
has a large for
have been success-
true events that
leaving residence at
swing of school
7:30 a.m. on Jan. 18 to give students a full day of outdoor adventure. The flat rate is $40 per person
that students are all rested
get back into the
after the holidays,
require equipment rentals.
The week of Jan. 21 another popCanadian comic is performing in the Sanctuary. Anyone interested in comedy will definitely recognize the name of this great performer. ular
four appearances Just for
ful in the past.
takes the stage at the
This week, there is a pub-crawl A pub-crawl is simply a
college to brave the audience Jan.
leaving from residence tak-
For those who enjoyed the Utopia pub night in the Sanctuary at the end of November, the CSI is planning another event of that style
ing students to a variety of bars in the
will return to
the college the second
have his usual spot set up in the Sanctuary at noontime, where students can go up and ask
three questions free of charge.
“Once thing about
the polar plunge.
always sparks a
pond school. Brave members
running leap into the frigid temperatures of Conestoga’s pond in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. If you like to talk about sex or you are just looking for an entertaining show. Sue Johanson is coming back to the college Feb. 12. Her show last year was a huge success packed into the students as Sanctuary to see Canada’s expert on sex. Are you ready to rumble? The
behind the of the CSI, students and maybe even staff of the college will take a
through the CSI
WreslteMania show in March. “Though we have offered other wrestling events
have never gone to WrestleMania,” said Hawkrigg. “It has only come to Canada
once before so the CSI
end of January.
with exciting activities
about offering a bus
price has not yet been deter-
Tickets should be available in the
Ginny Hawkrigg, vice-president of activities for the CSI, organizes and helps out at most of the events planned by the CSI. She is pictured here assisting at the CSI Utopia event that ran Nov. 29 in
for the tickets,
include the bus ride to the event.
by early February.
Leftover turkey can be delicious By Mary Simmons carving away at your Still Christmas turkey? Don’t despair. Unlike some other Christmas goodies, turkey is actually very healthy. isn’t
turkey for Thanksgiving or
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Students resolve to improve study habits By Julianna Kerr It’s
promise ourselves how much we’ll change this year. Time to promise ourselves
work. Time to promise ourselves we’ll stick to that
tions into action a
sometime around November. “I quit smok-
But that all
the end of
Almost everyone surveyed
keeping her resolutions
to drink a lot less.”
easier to quit.”
Lee McLeod, a second-year general business student, also plans to
quit smoking. “It
smoking year. She
year. This year is different.
he thinks he’ll be a success goals he has set for himself.
bad habits” he
in the past, so
said he has had success with
waiting to quit until
holiday season, as she
thinks she’ll have
^Christmas is stressful,” she said. “The time off after makes it
“Once you’ve, said
people, you have to stick to
us out online!
www.conestogac.on.ca/spoke Updated every Monday, come
for the latest college, entertainment
sports news, as well as games, puzzles, weather and reference links.
habits arc interesting.”
mostly because already
can,” she said.
much money,” he bad for you.” doesn’t want to give
But McLeod up too much this
the police foundations/law and
Eric Weigel, a first-year student
out,” he said.
And maybe try to cut down on how many
three or four times a week,” he said.
she has usually
First-year early childhood education
want courses and start studying “I
kept the resolutions she has
hopes and big plans of self-
dent, actually put
dents have high
Craig Jacobs, a first-year business materials management stu-
ing,” he said.
A year remember
year. As a Year’s had a special meaning for many people this by, 2001 will definitely gone year the of events the on reflect time to
be a year that no one will forget. global changes, both good and bad. It was a year of dramatic in U.S. history in 2001 that the worst terrorist attacks
remember where they were when they heard
occurred. Everyone will that
World Trade Center thousands,
were hijacked, two crashing
City, toppling both towers, killing
Washington and the fourth crashing into a Pennsylvania field on a The attack led to a coming together of nations to fight terrorism responsible. man the for manhunt worldwide a global scale and World Trade Center attacks weren’t bad enough, addi-
on the U.S. occurred
anthrax, taking the lives of
the political front,
form of the deadly virus
2001 marked a year of changes and opportu-
Canada and abroad. Canada, resignations abounded as Lucien Bouchard resigned as Quebec premier and leader of the Parti Quebecois and was replaced by Bernard Landry. Canadian Alliance leader Stockwell Day announced nity in
his plan to resign as the leader of the
Canadian Alliance and Ontario U.S., George
Premier Mike Harris is also stepping down. And in the W. Bush, after a long election recount, was sworn in as
CANADA “HELPS” THE U.S. BEEF UP BORDER SECURITY.
of the United States.
Sharon defeated Ehud Barak Blair and the Labor Party Tony Minster the Israel election and Prime
Internationally, right-wing leader Ariel in
the British election.
The former Yugoslavia president Slobodan Milosevic was handed over to the UN international war crimes tribunal in The Hague to face former head of trial for crimes against humanity, becoming the first antistate to be brought before such a tribunal. Canada introduced new Scotia Nova and power more police give to legislation terrorism became the first Canadian jurisdiction to recognize homosexual cou-
ples Tor such purposes as income-tax' benefits. Unfortunately, 2001 was not in favour of the
working man, as large companies such as Boeing, Nortel, Air Canada, GM, Bombardier and Canada 3000 announced layoffs and job losses that totaled in the tens
worth of Firestone
Motor Co. recalled $2 Supreme Court ruled that
Napster must stop trade in copyrighted music and
It is quite funny how panicky people got with last-minute Christmas shopping. Just walking around the store and hearing little segments of conversations as I
walked by people was
in the store,” is
from one to her
Wesson, a part-time nurse from Tennessee, became a millionaire
episode of Survivor in
and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s
more than 500
Canada, setting box-
when they come home from
In Canada, Astronaut Chris Hadfield, adorned with a patch designed by a Conestoga College student, became the first Canadian to walk in
woman. I was walking out of Wal-Mart
won gold medals at the World figure-skating championships. On a negative note, more than 300 demonstrators were arrested after clashes with riot police in Quebec City at the Summit of the Americas and human cloning was
space, and Jamie Sale and David Pelletier
also a big issue as Britain
the first country to ban
has cloned the
would bring forward legislait. Advanced Technology in
human embryo and
The woman were
which none of us
raised her hands up
of her head as
of a sudden they both
to the side
So as we prepare for the year 2002, we look back on 2001 and remember a year filled with incredible highs and incredible lows. But agree that no matter where you were in the world last year,
They hadn’t even bought anyyet because their hands were empty, but it seemed as if they were leaving. I
to see repeat faces
about that guy at Fairview
tomers they know they will be
should have been
he said sorry, but
standing and waiting at each one.
ally sold anything, or if he
more bumped off a lot
shelf and broken.
and have a hidden sign
and samples, and people next store.
and bustle oveq everything hopefully get back to normal. that the hustle is
least until Easter.
mainly funded from September Inc.
(CSI) in exchange for the
insertion of advertising in the paper.
mall for a reason, but
eventful place to be around the
Keeping Conestoga College connected
drop them on the
of Christmas definitely
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They have garbage bins
somewhere that says, “You break it, you buy it.” I was tiptoeing around and still almost knocked over some glass-
were handing out
were showing by
not even for sale that you have to
with extra Christmas decorations
funny was the disrespect people
stores clutter their places
just there playing around?
people shopping in the stores that a
should have asked to see his
ridiculous, with at least 10 people
that thing a couple of times.
ment from Conestoga Students
wearing feathers because
walking past them out
into the food court
shelves stocked for
Park mall shooting the helicopter?
stopped and turned around.
mall than there
The employees are really put to the test in December to keep the
Fairview Park mall behind
embryologist Dr. Severino Antinori announced his intention to begin cloning human beings.
as if there are
7,000, and I always see someone I know. If you visit the same mall a cou-
right in a couple’s face
did have one close call this
mall must have some great
awards, including best picture and best actor (Russell Crowe).
and barely hold-
Man, once Canada’s top music retailer, filed for bankruptcy. In entertainment. Rapper Sean “Puffy” Combs was acquitted on charges of gun possession and bribery. Gladiator won five academy
“It’s in their flyer,
Also, Indigo books took over Chapters, Ford
come and gone.
and should be clearly written
must not contain any libellous statements and may be accompanied by an illustration (such as a photograph).
The winter blahs
Knee problems a curse
can be avoided
have a problem
not wish on
My The holidays
are over and
students are asking themselves the
There many more
same question; what now?
sons to celebrate
After the holidays,
semester can be better than the if you give it a chance.
enjoying the fresh
semester of the year.
semester. But fear not.
more of a
air is out
you are and
depressed because of the winand the beginning of a ncU^
to special events, shop, walk,
knees pop out of joint.
thing and before I can blink. I’m on the floor.
everywhere and, most recently, at
almost painless because my kneecap would pop right back in. However, over the years the pop-’ ping has become less frequent but
tography darkroom, the
painful and lengthy.
ing the dislocation.
explain what exactly
two or three times
I’ve been told that my thigh muscles and tendons are not pro-
If you look at winter as a chance to catch up on things missed during
kneecap decides to dislocate itself from its proper place and jump to
people refuse to go outside is
too cold or because
won’t do them any good. Well, it can. The sun gives us Vitamin D and can help treat minor depression
busy summer, there will be
stormy days of winter option, there are
fun things to
semester has a one-week break in the middle,
mind off of the weather. Cook a good meal, clean the house or watch a favourite
Instead of being in September and
having only Christmas
look forward to the February.
Thirdly, the next season in the
spring. Instead of
spring. In about three short
the birds will chirp, the flowers will
grass will grow. Spring ter to
bud and the is
look forward to than winter.
ond semester doesn’t have
the beginning of
months of school. It can be an excuse to do something for yourself, rather
the outer part of
things to do.
than for everybody else.
months as a time to do what you want to do. Whatever it takes to get by the at
or do anything else that feels good.
The popping first began when was 12 and it was quick and
all inexpensive ways to have fun when there is snow on the ground.
walking down stairs? What if it happens when I’m driving on the 401?
happens when I’m I’m older? People have asked me to hold their baby and I’ve promptly told them 1 must be sitting if 1
an angle that the muscles connecting to my knee don’t like, my
reach for some-
question. Tobogganing, skiing and
they pop out unexpectedly, without warning, any time, any-
than a downer.
leg suddenly being
bent and placed
have to fall over onto the floor and my natural reflex is position,
immediately grab my knee. As mentioned, it used to just pop right back in, but nowadays. I’m having to manually push my kneecap back into its proper posi-
process that can take up to 30 or 40 seconds. The longer it takes for
to correct the dislocait
hurts and swells
doesn’t matter what I’m doing. There have been times It
at night clubs,
work, a dozen times home, etc. So, you might be thinking, wear a brace on the knee. Well, did I mention it’s both knees? I invested $80 in a sport brace with flex-
I’ve seen specialists who’ve said problems with knees are hard to
portionate in the
knee cap. I’ve gone to physical therapy and been told that strengthening my muscles would help. But it still happened and the theory was
wore it few years back, and the other knee dislocatthe sides,
could be starv-
ing or homeless or even be with-
out the use of
legs. But, as a
friend pointed out to the not to
it’s going worth complaining
happening all always have to fall over and grab my knee, it can consume my every thought. What if it happens when I’m it
everyone seems to have the
However, I can’t think of one resI have ever kept past two
First, I tell
the resolution if start
out the same way.
out great and
fully for the first
tend to start dwin-
dling and, before
it. I’m no promise to
and could require additional
only saving grace
about you, but
think that wait-
happy want to
So this year, I decided I wasn’t going to conform, I was going to be different. There was going to
ing to change something in the
ing about past dislocations.
Year’s resolution for
January 2002 and for the first time I have no feelings of failure. I’m happy just the way I am.
happened while walking down stairs, driving on the 401 or holding someone’s .baby. My hope is that as I grow older, it goes away, and when I have kids they don’t have my knees.
I think my problem with the whole New Year’s resolution is that everyone expects you to have
beginning of a
with the coming of a new year? I’m sick of feeling pressured into
do we feel the need to promise to do something at the
something you probably don’t really want to do anyway. The whole idea of resolutions doesn’t appeal to me. Why must
surgeries for years.
simply procrastiabout nating
best of intentions.
me, waiting to smoking, quit for example, is
lose weight, exercise or eat health-
Year’s resolutions begin to falter.
a waste of
I could opt for surgery, but I’ve heard that having knee surgery is
about that time where the
accident and the force of the hit dislocated my knee.
well into 2002 and
second semester should be 'done. don’t worry, it will all be over
Three, two, one!
hard to stick to
the time. Since
ways they con-
my baby when
at the mall, at
& Hangers <
Naked peels Tori Sutton
of weakness was
displayed during Vancouver rocker
Bif Naked's show
at the Lyric.
stop on Naked's Canadian tour to
promote her latest CD Purge, which features the punchy rock and roll hit, I Love Myself Today. Although Naked sports a new performance has I found her set to be Just as energetic and crowdpleasing as the two I have seen in past years.
newest release, old favourites such as Daddy’s Getting Married had the
rather small, but enthused crowd. Although I am not a fan of the
entire floor singing along.
Naked breezed through what
when MC’s Yas and Bobby gave
sound, but drew their
a rather diverse
However, Bif Naked stole the show out from under her opening acts when she took the stage. Naked’s latest album has yet to
promote their November release Bad Dreams, took the stage to a
be released south of the border, after a decision to release Purge in Canada six months before the
notice of their performance,
American date. Though Naked has Canadian tour dates, she
and played to a slightly larger group of fans. Though their set seemed to be a
Opening bands Project Wyze and Swollen Members’ rap stylings were a bit of a contrast to Naked’s
Wyze’s performance came
crowd an impressive display of
crowd. Swollen Members, also on tour to
played energy to rival Naked’s stage-darting performance.
remained the same.
seemed to be a short set, belting out songs from her three full-length albums she has released over the last five years. Even though many in the crowd were not familiar with some of the material played from
Despite the departure of Naked’s previous drummer, her band sounded tight and well-rehearsed and dis-
haircut, her live
soon be performing in the U.S. Tour dates, release information and more can all be found on
Web Naked’s www.bifnaked.com.
Raintree Cafe offers
an inventive menu ^
By Janine Toms
with sunflower seeds, mixed-leaf lettuce and mandarin orange on
Looking for a place where all types of friends will enjoy their
The Raintree Cafe
cafe, the cafe has since grown into a fully licensed restaurant owned and operated t>y Silann ICaduc. When asked how it all got started Kaduc said, “It just sort of spi-
was making cakes and doing some catering when I hit the ralled.
choice, either quit and find a
reflects the eclectic
of the chefs
By Kathleen Deschamps
After the Christmas lights are
The Raintree Cafe
begins, which to
granted a certain time span
to display their art for public appre-
and, of course, the piece de resist-
friendly staff, and a highly inven-
Experts and moviegoers already have an idea of who will be nomi-
nated for the prestigious award,
local hot spot for clientele of all
and bets are already being placed. The main theme this year is said to be newcomers. Not so much actors who are new to the movie business, but actors who have not
Bakery and Cafe is located at 220 King St. N., the same plaza as Phil’s Night Club, on the comer of King and University Raintree
diabetes enters your
you need sorrieone
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yet been nominated for an Oscar. In the
Category of Best Picture,
millions of dollars,
probably won’t get the statuette to go with the sales. It could win though,
brand new category
Other movies that could be nominated for Best Picture are The Others, Life as a House, I Am
movie, which stars Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, has been on many of the critics’ top 10 had lists for the year. Ocean’s 1 tremendous star power, but lacked the emotional punch as past winners such as Gladiator and Dances With Wolves, but it still could pull
be nominated, but
movie will nomination for Will
likely that this
office, but like
and the also
already heating up
“Oscar worthy.” There is a lot of talk of a musical being nominated this year. Moulin Rouge, starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, was a hit with both critics and audiences. Another movie on the lips of
of Best Animation picture.
off a surprise nomination.
many movies may be considered
Carol Seto, dtetihon
could win this year’s Oscar
show season. The television is overloaded with the Grammies, the Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards
space for local
turn to. Call the
a delicious California-style
put away, and the crappy presents
food seeming that is
monthly flyers circulated
way,” she said.
One such item
local art culture.
“Providing good healthy food the
boasts an assortment of veg-
etarian meals to
performers can be found on its Web
night on Mondays, hosted by a revolving list of local musicians. Each month a schedule outlining
own. “The menu
has progressed to
fresh flavours and has a personality its
features live acoustic music every Friday and Saturday night as well
make a go of it. had always wanted a place of my own.” Patrons of Raintree can expect delicious, quality food, made from fresh ingredients. The focus is on substantial job or
sary, the Raintree
“The food is served in a very said way,” unpresumptuous
Smiths performance. Shrek raked in millions
Sam and The In
Performance by a Eemale, my choice would be Nicole Kidman,
year and be nomi-
but for a dramatic turn.
Both Jim Carrey and Will Smith have made successful careers out of making people laugh. Carrey starred on the television show In Living Colour and has a stack of hilarious movies to his name, but the Oscars have shunned him for his
roles in the past.
The Truman Show and Man in the Moon. He might have a chance year if the Oscar committee can finally forget his role where he talked out of his bottom. Will Smith may always be this
fresh Prince of Men in Black,
nated twice in the same category.
Belair or one of the
Kidman had an incredible performance in The Others as well as
but he has turned
Moulin Rouge. She has the acting ability and the stunning star power, which looks great on the red carpet. After a messy divorce with Tom Cruise, it would be great for her to
formance as Muhammad Ali. Smith took months to gain over 40 pounds of muscle for the role, and mastered the unique boxing
him with Oscar.
Best of group the In Performance by a Male, a comedian could finally make his way up to the podium. Not for a comedy,
heads with his astonishing per-
But Denzel Washington may remind him that he also was praised for an impecca ble performance of a
boxer two >^ars "go but didn’t receive an Oscar.
By Daniel Roth
Luckiest day: January
By Daniel Roth
You may develop
respect for a boss or pro-
Happy Birthday Capricorn!
beginning of the year, you will
a tough decision.
factors will have to be consid-
you follow your
October 22 With all of the busyness in your life, the beginning of the year may have you feeling all lied up. You should be paying close attention to your financial situation Libra:
the late spring, everything will be going your
way. You will have
where you may
in a situation
The beginning of
are being pulled can avoid stress by keeping
the fall, you are feeling tied up again. You have to learn to lake more time for yourself. Don’t feel bad if you can’t help everyone.
Luckiest month: September.
in all directions.
projects and events
The early summer will bring fortune and success. Your good luck will continue through the summer you having a very prosperous
will result in
The winter months will bring a sudden change, which could force you to look in another direction. Luckiest month: December
will not be able to control
the events that
of the year.
summer, you could feel as if a great weight has been lifted from your shoulders and you have finally been set free from something that has been bothering you for quite some time. A swift and unusual change in the summer will lead you into a very good fall, with the further development of a relationship. the start of
you will be able to reap the rewards you worked hard for. Everything will be going your way in the summer; you will be feeling very relaxed and loved. PeSple around you will be arguing in the fall. You will have nothing to do with the situation, but everyone seems to want you to fix the probspring,
Luckiest month: July.
which could by the summer.
going to be faced with a situahave to choose what you want. go with your intuition for the
In the start of the year,
spring will bring great joy and happiness.
as though everything
going your way,
keep a positive outlook on
spring. Life has laid out a path for
Watch You could
fall. If you think positively, things bad as they could be. won’t Luckiest month: October.
Aquarius: January 20
be faced with a major decibeginning of the year.
Relationships with friends and family
choose what you
to negotiate or
be the mediator
you may feel as though you have to back on people in order to maintain a
In the fall,
Pisces: February 19
The fall is going to be very busy. As a result of being busy with activities you are going to feel tired. Rely on your friends to help you out.
beginning of the year
will start the
by rearranging issues in your life. As the year progresses, you will be presented with an award or will have a great sense of
tunities to increase little lost in
feel as several issues in
exploding at the
that things will
they are supposed
later in the
force you to find two friends are at war, each may come to you for
hesitate to ask a friend for help.
Luckiest day: January
Cancer: June 22
Luckiest day: January
- August 22 Gossip and rumours may surround your life over the next while. You can avoid embarrassment and conflict by being honest
and up-front with people.
having trouble with something, don’t
You may have to watch your finances more closely this week. Making sure they are balanced will save you from a headache. Luckiest day: January
Getting back into a routine
going to be
Aquarius: January 20 February 18 Poor diet or lack of sleep and exercise may be causing physical and emotional exhaustion. Help and support from friends and family are needed to restore your energy. Luckiest day: January 10.
If close relationships with,
and family are going well, they are about to get even better. friends
are in for a surprise.
Luckiest day: January 13.
August Virgo: September 22
closer to friends
and family over the next while. If you are in a relationship, it too will
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Consider both sides before making the
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Luckiest day: January 12.
Events out of your control have you feeling
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Luckiest day: January 13.
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Luckiest day: January 12.
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Luckiest day: January
December 22 - January 19 What may seem like an unlucky start to the year will progress into a good
like a bit
In the fall you are tion where you will
feel a little bit lonely
Luckiest month: February.
be feeling down.
minutes to yourself for relaxation. Luckiest day: January 12.
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someone new. Sagittarius:
that better times are
a friend for advice.
Cancer: June 22
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Taurus: April 20
will be fiow-
ing in the beginning of the year.
Change make you
In the start of the year
Fate has laid out a path for your
Luckiest day: January
December 2 Gemini:
going your way. You are going to have a very good week. Try to help out any
Year, and the new you may have trouble celebrating your birthday the way you would like. Rest assured better days are ahead.
Your creative energies
bit stressful. It
has you feeling trapped and
enhancing a relationship with
a friend or family member.
Scorpio: October 23 -
of the chaos involved
You may be presented with an award or have a Over the
feel tied up.
change in all areas of your life. Know that it is fate working for you and there is nothing you can do to change anything. Luckiest month: October. will bring great
Taurus: April 20
great sense of achievement in the spring.
lots to celebrate.
Around the middle of summer, you may run into some financial difficulties. You could find yourself
October 22 All the business in your
Luckiest month: January.
Week oj January 6-13, 2002
Predictions for the year 2002
— SPOKE, Jan.
Condors and into the
By Vanessa Laye
high over Steaua
fly bottom hand
Despite a lack of players, the Conestoga Condors men’s indoor
after deflecting a shot
got his foot on the ball and lightly kicked a groundball into the
Djokovic held onto the ball while being
stretched out his leg and cepted a pass from his opponent,
corner of the net.
slow But the Condors down as exhaustion kicked in, having only one substitution on
through to score.
scored one minute before the half
came back to two minutes
Djokovic passed the ball back to Maikano at the halfway line, who
Vukmanovic dove Hill’s shot
for the ball, but
third goal off a side shot, and then another to tie the game 4-4.
to leave the
wound up for the shot game 3-2 at halftime.
from 4 p.m.
Tryouts for Conestoga’s men’s and women’s varsity indoor soccer teams start today.
But the Condors came back and
Steaua’s Steve Hill
as Djokovic put the game in gear and scored the teams
the Christmas holidays 5-4.
The Condors fight
way through to score. Condor defenceman Rob Dietz made the winning shot to win the team’s second last game before
sandwiched by two Steaua players, but pushed his way
which he then hammered past the goalie and into the top left hand
the post and bounced in to the game 4-2.
Djokovic held onto the ball while being sandwiched by two Steaua players, but pushed his
Vukmanovic was out of
minutes into play.
Rau scored one
later off a shot
side of the court to lead 2-1. Steaua’s third goal was a fluke.
win 5-4 against team Romanian Kitchener’s Steaua at the Conestoga recreation centre on Dec. 13. The Condors started off strong, scoring the first goal only two
the second half to
looked like the game was over Hanibal Steaua’s Sargiszadeh took a shot that hit It
to 6 p.m.
needed for indoor soccer. Other tryout dates are posted
Condor defenceman Gen Hidaka brings the ball up the court during their game against Steaua at the recreation centre on Dec. )
(Photo by Vanessa Laye)
Are the Jays’ chances of winning up just yet. Jays’ fans.
With recent moves made at the meetings in winter baseball
salaries, to first
Boston, the Toronto Blue Jays have shown that they are cutting costs and giving players away —
been Mondesi, contract,
Ricciardi right out
that the Jays
salaries, but there
no denying the quality of trades he has made so far. But then again, maybe the other teams are simply taking advantage of a rookie general manager who doesn't know how to manu-
With the trade of stopper Billy to the Oakland Athletics, the Jays lose one of the best young relievers in the game. Most good stoppers don't develop until their 30s - like Dennis Eckersley and John Smoltz - so to have a pitcher with 100 career
saves before his 27th birthday
struggle this year, with
but he saved a very
People are quick to point to Koch’s $2 million plus salary for 2002, but the league average salary in
2001 was almost $2 million.
go have Raul with
Mind you, the Jays will have to someone else’s large contract
to rid themselves of
whose inspiring play deserves better - and Loazia. who would only be accepted by a team des-
the Jays need
cut salaries, the
go should have been Raul Mondesi.
the strike zone
in is considered a hitleague and often inflates numbers. Many scouts also consider him a liability at third base
on defence. The second trade made at the winter meetings was even more lopsided.
away one of
American League when he sent Alex Gonzalez to the Cubs for reliever Felix Heredia and a player to
young arms —
loaded with good far better than Miller and his 4.75 ERA at tripleA Sacramento. Hinske has speed and spme power - 25 home runs, at Sacramento - but the league he
Esteban Loazia $ 15million contract he signed a year ago after being traded from the
young baseman Eric Chavez and they
did the Jays receive in
return for Koch? They received two minor leaguers - Justin Miller
Gonzalez’s 10 errors in 154 games. Lopez was, however, playing third base - an unfamiliar
previous six seasons in the majors and the Jays already have Dan Plesac, Pedro Borbon and his
next year while Lopez
just over $200,000.
warrant giving up on Izturis and his 40 to 50 stolen bases potential.
Oh, but they also got Windsor
at the winter
If a player isn’t in the
by age 25, he rarely ever becomes even an average player. STATS Inc. - an expert in prospect scouting - didn’t even stay
even more lopsided.
would consider Heredia
in spring training but scouts agree that Heredia’s lack of a quality third pitch to go with his
him an accident waiting
minor league’s 900 best players when the 2001 season began.
truth of the matter is that
should have gotten Prokopec and someone else off the Dodgers’ major league roster
for Quantrill alone.
He also had make over $1
should mention, however, that he turns 27 in February - he was born the same year as Koch - and he has never played in the majors.
The second trade
Luckily the Jays have Felipe Lopez to take over at shortstop for
By trading all-star Quantrill and perhaps their best prospect, the Jays managed to pick up an unproven starter, Luke Prokopec,
money. Gonzalez will make roughly $5
prospect with a lot of talent but he will have to win 15-20 games to
Left-handed reliever Heredia usually was only asked to face one left-handed batter a game in
park, he could easily hit 25
Cesar Izturis Dodgers.
Cubs’ fans will love watching Gonzalez make his highlight-reel
third organization with this trade.
these players important because
Scott Eyre to handle those duties. Ricciardi said that the Jays
and Eric Hinske. Both players are entering their
Oakland did not consider either of
and cut down on
Gonzalez had been a Jay since he was drafted out of high school and was one of the more popular
plays and, with the smaller ball-
something special. a 4.80
perate for pitching.
facture trades properly.
$50 million this year, mainly due to the weak Canadian dollar.
virtually for nothing.
Don't buy your season tickets
ERA and will
million in 2002.
and perhaps one
of the worst trades in Blue Jay saw Ricciardi traded history,
Canadian reliever Paul Quantrill and his 1 1 wins out of the bullpen - along with prized shortstop
If these trades are any indication of the type of season the Jays are in for in 2002, then ticket holders
best substitute their ball gloves for a hardhat. Sooner or later the roof is going to cave in
on the Blue Jays. Can you say “Expos?”
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