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(photo by Vanessa Laye)

CSI President Jon Olinski looks over timetable revisions Sept. Many students have come to him with scheduling problems

12.

time

three

weeks

in

at least

advance or have them

gaps have been moved closer together, Olinski admits that sometimes

posted on the school’s

those gaps can’t be avoided.

the

Web

still

already

into elTect next

which

come

dents

at the

out so

late.

He

fall.

also added handing timetables

out so late to

makes

set

it

hard for stu-

up work schedules, timetables

are

been an issue for years, but I think it’s time to deal with it,” he

especially

said.

John Tibbits, president of the college, said it’s hard to give out

"It’s

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in

Ontario send out

if

their

subject to change.

was

have

to

accommodate

is

new the

full-time employees,

biggest

hiring

the

school has had in 15 years.

There are some good things about the timetables too,”

“We

said Olinski.

one of the only colleges to end most of our classes by 4:30 p.m.,

are

compared

to 6 p.m. at other

was with

company Daeon

to

but

noise,”

noise

the

inevitable so residents "dealt as best as they could.”

it

He added

that other than noise,

had no other com-

really

plaints during the construction.

Waiting

and

lists

double

the

cohort were the biggest factors that contributed to the decision to build

two additions. first

summer

according

additions,

the

He

Kobyinik.

said that

always had to wait to get into the

residence, this addition took the

cohort they figured the waiting

room

because a new mechanical had

to

be

built, air ventilation

had

to

be installed and elevators had to be

would

and with the double at

least

double

Altogether,

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added, allowing 306 to

move

in in the last year.

these

difficulties

were

hired to build the additions,

company with

parent

approximately one year to build, in September 2001.

Living Centre, which

ending

However,

this

completion did

not finish the endless hours of

ham-

mering, drilling and thumping that residents had to endure for

more

Conestoga

this

is

to

it's

Guy

project

complicated

then

buildings.”

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manager of Daeon, building the additions “was no

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Campus

is what the and Residence

Conference Centre 1993. According

more

than a year.

the

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just pick

the

rooms were new students

taken care of, the addition took

schools.”

in

years to come.

Daeon, the company which was

in.

After

residence

list

down

Kobyinik said that during

You don't have to be an expert to win,

to

students

of 2000 and according to John Kobyinik, general manager of the

put

Tibbits also added that the college

College Council meeting on Sept. 9, along with the question of why Conestoga’s timetables

up

the college

part-time teachers.

hired 32

problems

when

hiring in July, along with the

fact that they

site.

Olinski said that the idea of putting timetables online has

timetables

bech recommended and may come

Olinski brought these

up a contract with the

Construction was slowed timetables to their students

students’

to

longest.

had one- or two-hour time gaps

between classes. Although some

set

part of the addition in the

said,

while others

marked a

students

Construction began on the

wasn’t explained to the stusent to class-

the

winter of 2000, the resi-

construction

day.

dents.”

that has

all

with

issues

they

In the

to

for

era

come.

aeeounting elass had their timetable revised four times, while another

it

years ago, the Conestoga

began a project

just not fair.”

“The

inconvenience to students

little

Residence and Conference Centre

Olinski

"You shouldn’t be handing out

“but

with

time though, residents "always had

draft timetables,” said Olinski. “It’s

elass

to

Two

fix.

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campus come and go

Changes

Conestoga

College students, but this thing CSI President Jon

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