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HOROSCOPE Week of September

suggestions but follow your gut feelings also.

23-29

Luckiest day; September 23.

Happy Birthday

Libra: September 23 October 22 A powerful person is going to have a great influence on you. Things will work out for the better if you are on his or her good

Libra!

side.

Luckiest day: September 23.

Financially things are going to be getting better for you. You will continue to be surprised at the new things hap-

pening

in

your

March 21

Aries:

iT

A

-

April

income

maintain

will

balance

a

between school, work and play. But be advised to do equal amounts of each.

19

A

between close friends or family will have you battle

Luckiest day: September 29.

_

drained. If possible try to take a

December 2

Luckiest day; September 29.

If

outlook on Taurus; April 20

yCy A

-

May

20

new approach to an make your life a A new way of thinking

idea will easier.

will increase

your chances of suc-

you maintain a positive

opportunities will be presented to

you;

good so pick your

are

all

The Doo Wops, John Catucci (left) and David Mesiano kept students in stitches and rocked Sanctuary on Sept. 10. They have been performing together for almost four years.

the

great rewards will

life,

coming your way. Lots of

be

(Photo by Carrie Hoto)

November 22

Sagittarius: -

neutral ground.

little

-

2

steady

you

help

life.

October 23

Scorpio:

|||^ November

favourite.

Luckiest day: September 25.

Doo Wops stop by Conestoga on their way to world domination

cess.

Luckiest day: September 25.

Capricorn: -

May

Gemini;

JJl

you don’t keep better records of your finances you may

students

a fiery dis-

find funds going in every direction.

forming

-

position

going to be making

is

The

trouble for you.

handle the situation

best to

is

way

to

If

Make

you track every penny.

sure

Luckiest day: September 27.

confuse Aquarius; January 20

the individual.

Luckiest day: September 23.

Jvir February

A younger person will

^

Cancer: June 22 - July 22 it feels as though you have been climbing an If

uphill battle,

know

the

end

The challenges you have overcome will be beneficial later near.

is

charge.

Luckiest day: September 28.

February

Pisces:

A Recent events

August 22

may

tionship

leave

you feeling like a bit of an The best way for you to feel better is to forget about what happened and start over. Luckiest day: September 27.

outcast.

August Virgo: September 22

HhP

Someone

with

23 a

-

great

deal of knowledge will be advising

you on an

Head

issue.

-

19

March 20

Luckiest day: September 28. -

be

giving you trouble. The best way to deal with this problem is to make sure he or she knows you’re in

on.

Leo: July 23

-

18

to his or her

hysterics

while per-

singing/comedy show in the Sanctuary on Sept. 10. John Catucci, 29, and David Mesiano, 23, started The Doo their

Wops

almost four years ago. The two met through a mutual friend at York University while Catucci was directing a play that Mesiano was cast in. “We found out we had a common interest in singing and comedy, so we decided to put the two together,” said Catucci. The Doo Wops won the 2001 Just for Laughs Home Grown competi-

problem with a

rela-

headache. You will have to decision and stick to

a

end the

to

it

make

Mike Bullard show. appeared on Star times, as well as

TV

They have numerous

The Sean Cullen

Show on CBC and have performed

conflict.

Luckiest day; September 24.

Los Angeles,

in

Calif. Catucci said,

I

usually find history to be bor-

To me

it

is

nothing more than a

bunch of dates linked together with

supplied by

is

come upon the This immediately made

that

-

the

world!” Catucci continued, “Or

at

least southern Ontario.”

The duos name means Doo,

as in

However, when I began reading Canadian author Sandra Birdsell’s latest

book. The Russlander,

my

views on history changed. Set in Russia in 1910 on a wealthy

Mennonite

estate, Birdsell tells the

world completely changed was enough to keep me turning the

chapter of the book deals

pages, desperately wanting to find

find

out

why

tragedy took place.

The

dull facts.

first

once again when the German army invades her village. How Katya comes to terms with having her

this

to

with Katya’s

life

on the

estate six

years prior to the bloodshed. She

unaware of the her country is in. Her

out what happens next.

Despite the tragedies that Katya I didn’t find the novel to

lives a sheltered life,

endures,

danger that

be

family has a bright future in front of

them. Their father has

come

into

at all

depressing.

To me, this

the part that really

novel

interesting

made

is

that

The Russlander

wrote

girl

named Katya

wealth and has begun to build his

Birdsell

(short for Katherine)

and her fami-

own

based on the experiences of her grandparents. Instead of just a bunch of facts, you get the emotional aspect of the events and you

story of a

young

ly’s struggle

munism and

anarchism,

which

eventually take hold of the country.

What

really

book was tled,

the

drew me into this opening page enti-

“Notice of November 15, It lists the names of 11 peo-

1917.”

comwant had been dis-

ple killed at an estate, with a plete account of

farmstead.

Katya’s days are filled with hap-

with the rise of com-

piness and delight, until the Tzar (the

Russian leader) and his family

are

murdered. Then

communism when the

takes over and that’s

chaos begins.

Her house

is

plun-

dered by anarchists and her family is

tom apart. The young

Late

girl’s

life

changes

Show

with

realize

exactly

how much

Russian people had I

would

the

to endure.

recommend

The

Russlander to anyone who enjoys reading stories about hardship and strength.

majoring

in political science.

John

Catucci,

The Doo Wops

Now,

he focuses on acting and performing. He has appeared in numerous commercials and an ABC movie of the week, called Kiss My Act, which starred Camryn Manheim, from ABC’s The Practice. Mesiano currently attends York University and is majoring in psychology. After university he plans to act, perform and sing. The Doo Wops have travelled to North Bay, Montreal, Vancouver and L.A. They have also performed for students at

Craig Killborn.”

University

of

Brock University, York Toronto,

University, Centennial College and

Seneca College. This was the year The

Doo Wops

first

played college

gigs-

impressed was buy The Doo Wops CD

Greenwood enough

to

for $ 1 5 after the show.

Krista

Cowan, a second-year planning student, said,

“They were completely hilarious.” The Doo Wops found Conestoga to be, “Really open and receptive to what we do,” said Catucci. Mesiano added their main goal was to, “Give people what they want, which is a ha ha.”

two, and Wops, as in the slang term

me want

goes well we’re going to be on The Late “If all

financial

years.

incident.

tened.”

on The Late Late Show with Craig Killborn,” which airs on CBS.

Mesiano added, “After

covered there, which

stu-

“They (The Doo Wops) kept me laughing the whole time.” He added, “This is the most attentive I’ve seen the crowd here and for once people shut up and lisdent, said,

“If all goes well we’re going to be

Daniel Roth is a third-year journalism student who has studied astrology and a variety of clairvoyant subjects for four

the first person to

ing.

a second-year broadcasting

Their prize included a performance on the Open Mike with

Russlander gives new view on history By LESLEY LEACHMAN

Only standing room was left after the show started. Jeff GreenwoodT'

tion.

going to be giving you a

is

in

Catucci attended York University

for Italians.

The Doo Wops kept Conestoga

June

21

21

Someone with

By CARRIE HOTO

December 22

January 19

The duo performs approximately 75 to 100 shows a year. Their next stop in

was headlining Comedywood

Toronto for a week.

You can be added to The Doo Wops’ mailing list by e-mailing doo the at them They also wops@hotmail.com. have a Web site, which is currently doo the construction, under wops.com.

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