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Entertainment

No cover charge RAPOPORT

By VALENTINA

more for drinks. The price of

Nov. 7, student pub held Thursdays in the Sanctuary will no longer charge Starling

^

nights

a

at the door.

cover fee

“The executive (members of Students Inc.) felt Conestoga B that there was no reason for stu'

dents to pay to use the Sanctuary (

.on

pub

a

^ Andruszkiewicz,

grammer for CSI. * “They pay a I B ID)

said

Jody

events

pro-

night,”

Andruszkiewicz said the increase will more then make up

the fioor.

for staffing costs previously cov-

beer cart.”

ered by door fees. “You’re saving money in the long run. Over the course of the night the charge will be made up,”

fee

we

limit

“We

also don’t

and (with the) two-hand, twoto overindulge

Sanctuary has charged a $2 door fee for stuIn the past, the

pub

dents to attend

nights,

themed pub night. According to Andruszkiewicz, the door fee was previously in place to cover event costs such

® If

“We have a no rule

which

have included a toga party, a Biz Bash and a funk and discosy

on the

glass

see

is

will see

The

a beer cart

not about having

will

™ iown. It’s about making sure *' jeople are safe,” \ndruszkiewicz. said, referring o door staff at the event. Although students will no onger have to pay a cover ;harge, they will have to pay If)'

'Iff

f>l

iff

so

first

at

beer to be ol'fcrcd

in a

a

be the Brick Kitchener’s Brick

plastic bottle will

Lager from Brewery. Students

pay the same

will

price ($3) for beer in plastic bottles.

operate

don’t

a

for-

Andruszkiewicz

said.

The

as

or

which

bar,

to

as

very simple, presently offers two different types of beer on tap:

Waterloo Dark and the yellow label Brick Lager, as well as different types of liquor and bottled

CSI

drink rule.”

beer.

addition to price changes,

In

now

“The students don’t want

offers beer in plastic

complicated drinks,” he said,

be going exclusively plastic very so on,” Andruszkiewicz said, adding

adding, “In terms of the actual event itself, the students aren’t going to see a change. I think in the long run it will be beneficial

the bar bottles.

“We

will

bottles

plastic

pub nights

on you

behind the bar or

Andruszkiewicz referred

some big

juy standing there eyeing you

result

will

in

to students.”

k

Jody Andruszkiewicz, events programmer for CSI, holds up the new Brick Lager plastic beer bottles that will replace glass beer bottles at the Thursday night pub nights held in the Sanctuary.

Skateboarding can lead to severe By REBECCA LEARN

He

the

says

da.ca

One

safekidscana-

most common

,on.

injury.

16,

has

been

skateboarding for two years

Kitchener the Ottawa Street.

He

said

that

Skatepark

make

wear your head

safety rules

this,

fall

skateboard.

they say you

sure you

and how

know

equipment. broke my arm at the beginning of this year,” said 14-year-

the

“I

old

Aaron Thompson.

Aaron Johnson,

house

one

He

said that

it’s

just as unsafe

the skatepark as

at

awaited

but the

of the comedian in the Sanctuary on Oct. 22. However, 10 minutes before showtime, a call came saying Russel Peters could not make it

arrival

is

it

on the

pulls a that

was not an option

twisted the of because Tuesday’s movie night held by

CSI in the Sanctuary. “The students expected Russel

the

be there at 11:30 Andruszkiewicz said.

to

He

a.m.,”

referred to Peters as a “top

quality comedian,” after seeing

him perform

grammer Stu"^’l||ts

for

Conestoga

Incorporated (CSI).

Pvws’ agent tried to reschedule the show for later in the day.

“It

keeps us off the streets

though.

We

at

Yuk Yuks.

“This (cancellation) is no reflection on the entertainer himself,” he said. industry ment volatile,”

The

entertain-

is

“fairly

Andruszkiewicz

added.

“The comedian has over the place to

to drive all

perform his

kicked off the

get

Thompson

Winger

fall.”

said he has been riding

the bike for three years

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and to make money. Nothing is foolproof; there will always be glitches. The glitch this time happened to be a car.” “This doesn’t look good on CSI.” he added. However, this

show

was “an

isolated

Peters has never performed at Conestoga College before, so

when he

the

students

wasn’t coming,

they w'ere upset. Two students even offered to drive to Mississauga and pick

him up. Andruszkiewicz the

a year.

“Everyone loses out. The comedian loses because he

gesture,

but

appreciated Peters

still

the

students

get lose because they don't get to watch a great show and the CSI

doesn't

event.”

naturally found out

wouldn't have been here in time to perform his comedy show. The CSI usually encounters a cancellation approximately once

paid,

makes us look we don't know what we're

loses because like

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and he

almost broke his wrist once.

said.

no-show Oct. 22 cancellation

down

his car had broken Mississauga on his way to Conestoga College. “The only real option was to cancel the show,” said Jody Andruszkiewicz, events pro-

jumps

streets a lot,”

because in

of the

“Sometimes a bike is good cause you seem to land more often” he said, adding, “But a bike’s harder to get out of the

way when you

street.

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16, tests out

LtzJcimj

at Kitchener’s

skate park.

Comedian A

oy Meoijuuci

(h'noio

the

to control

that 85

and he said even though he’s on a bike it’s just as dangerous as a

vent fractures.

Along with

Stars

to

Jordan Winger, 20, practises on his trick bicycle at the skatepark

helmet to fit and other protective gear to pre-

should

is

per cent of head injuries are caused by not wearing a helmet.

Safe Kids Canada says to prethe right

of the most important ele-

They say

on

he has already

when you

no

safely and fall safely.

at

sprained his ankle. vent an injury

just a risky sport

They say that most injuries happen when you lose control of the equipment, so you need to practise how to stop, swerve

broken bones, but the most serious problem is head

Johnson,

it’s

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ments

injuries are

Jim

said

open again.”

injuries. site called

injuries

matter where you do it. John Barber, 14, just started a month ago and he said his mom always says, “Don’t cut yourself

Skateboarding may seem like fun when you see someone spinning in the air, but it is a dangerous sport that can lead to serious

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above our cost gets put back into the bar and student events.”

Jody Andruszkiewicz, events programmer,

is

glass

“Any money we make over

behind the bar or

at

2002

cur-

is

a no-glass rule

The only

profit bar,”

floor.

The only glass you

js staffing.

“It’s

“We have

“We

already.”

4,

rently being poured into plastic

cups.

want students student

faster service since beer

liquor and beer

will increase from $2.75 to $3 per drink.

he said, adding,

at

SPOKE, November

it

doing.”

Andruszkiewicz would like to schedule another show with Peters in the second semester, but said, “We have a very full semester ahead of us."

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