No cover charge RAPOPORT
more for drinks. The price of
Nov. 7, student pub held Thursdays in the Sanctuary will no longer charge Starling
at the door.
“The executive (members of Students Inc.) felt Conestoga B that there was no reason for stu'
dents to pay to use the Sanctuary (
grammer for CSI. * “They pay a I B ID)
Andruszkiewicz said the increase will more then make up
for staffing costs previously cov-
ered by door fees. “You’re saving money in the long run. Over the course of the night the charge will be made up,”
and (with the) two-hand, twoto overindulge
Sanctuary has charged a $2 door fee for stuIn the past, the
dents to attend
themed pub night. According to Andruszkiewicz, the door fee was previously in place to cover event costs such
“We have a no rule
have included a toga party, a Biz Bash and a funk and discosy
a beer cart
not about having
™ 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)'
beer to be ol'fcrcd
be the Brick Kitchener’s Brick
plastic bottle will
Lager from Brewery. Students
pay the same
price ($3) for beer in plastic bottles.
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
addition to price changes,
“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.
behind the bar or
juy standing there eyeing you
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
skateboarding for two years
Kitchener the Ottawa Street.
wear your head
they say you
equipment. broke my arm at the beginning of this year,” said 14-year-
just as unsafe
the skatepark as
of the comedian in the Sanctuary on Oct. 22. However, 10 minutes before showtime, a call came saying Russel Peters could not make it
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
be there at 11:30 Andruszkiewicz said.
referred to Peters as a “top
quality comedian,” after seeing
Pvws’ agent tried to reschedule the show for later in the day.
keeps us off the streets
“This (cancellation) is no reflection on the entertainer himself,” he said. industry ment volatile,”
“The comedian has over the place to
to drive all
kicked off the
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
Peters has never performed at Conestoga College before, so
they w'ere upset. Two students even offered to drive to Mississauga and pick
him up. Andruszkiewicz the
“Everyone loses out. The comedian loses because he
get lose because they don't get to watch a great show and the CSI
naturally found out
wouldn't have been here in time to perform his comedy show. The CSI usually encounters a cancellation approximately once
makes us look we don't know what we're
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almost broke his wrist once.
no-show Oct. 22 cancellation
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-
streets a lot,”
“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
By CARRIE HOTO full
16, tests out
and he said even though he’s on a bike it’s just as dangerous as a
Jordan Winger, 20, practises on his trick bicycle at the skatepark
helmet to fit and other protective gear to pre-
per cent of head injuries are caused by not wearing a helmet.
Safe Kids Canada says to prethe right
of the most important ele-
he has already
safely and fall safely.
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
remain in control, says Safe Kids Canada.
injuries. site called
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,
“Any money we make over
behind the bar or
a no-glass rule
The only glass you
rently being poured into plastic
want students student
faster service since beer
liquor and beer
will increase from $2.75 to $3 per drink.
he said, adding,
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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