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Meet Conestoga’s new CSI VP Third-year

Don’t throw those batteries away Consumers can take back their used batteries to certain retail stores.

civil

engineering student Scott Ingram-Cotton will

work

Joining Skinny Phat at the pub

to better

Two-man cover band rocks full house Paddy Flaherty’s in Waterloo.

organization.

News Monday,

April 5,

6

Conestoga College, Kitchener

2004

36th Year

Nursing students display information and

tips at

annual health

MCMURPHY

additional

1

fair

information

dents could take

On March

— No.

and health

Exercise, nutrition By KRISTEN

at

that

home

and some even gave out

24 and 25, Conestoga

stu-

to

read,

free prod-

College students had the opportunity to pick up some valuable

uct samples.

information about various health-

display at the health fair with a

related topics.

fellow student.

Participating

Health Fair

Beverly

“We

Conestoga’s

in

in the for students ment Conestoga-McMaster bachelor of

age group

science in nursing program.

better”

All

subjects

were displayed related

to

Several students

(Photo

Nursing students presented their health

displays at the college on

fair

weather brings U V rays five times as potent as the

up to

Skin gets tanned

when

a sub-

stance in the skin, called melanin, turns dark after exposure to

seriously.

With hot summer days just ahead, people will be wearing less clothshowing more skin and ing, increasing their chances of devel-

rays.

oping skin cancer in the future. Information provided by the Prevention Cancer Waterloo Program stresses that there is no

tion,

When

skin turns darker,

UV it’s

a

“People have been pretty recepone student says. “We have a survey for students to fill out based on the information provided and they get a free beverage. If they answer it correctly it demonstrates that learning is taking place and that’s

Cheryl Daniells, 24, a second-

“I figure in the winter

because

OK

it’s

lot of sun,” don’t want to look

don’t get a

I

Jean-Luc Perreault, a 20-year-old

most susceptible. a well-known fact that getting

It’s

beds.

damage such

says.

sores that do not heal.

“I’ve heard a lot of things about

work

skin cancer and tanning beds and I don’t think I want to put myself

recently because of his hectic

schedule.

up outside the college on March 24 during a

fire drill,

which

bed and only stopped

a tanning

The cancer

safest bet is

to

wear

to

prevent skin

a sunscreen with

concerned about the health risks

through

Sarah Fuareing,

an SPF of at least 15, avoid prolonged sun exposure between 11

involved.

19, a first-year nursing student at

a.m. and 4 p.m., and wear protec-

“I

He

wanted

admits he was never

to look

good and

I’ll

that,” says

Conestoga. She says

she’s

also

tive clothing.

Waiting for the word line

as cataracts,

can be caused by UV rays. It’s also important to look into medications, cosmetics and lotions that can

police foundations student in his second year, says he used to tan in

but the facts aren’t enough to convince some people. “It’s relaxing and I think I look tanned,” says Kira

away from tanning

don’t feel the need to give myself more cancer than I can get

use eye goggles to prevent eye

cause skin reactions when exposed to UV rays and to monitor moles or

a sunburn or tan can lead to cancer,

when I’m

she stays

heard enough stories about bacteria in tanning beds to convince her to stay away from them. Tanning fanatics are advised to

naturally from the sun,” Daniells

beds are safer

better

year construction engineering technology student, doesn’t mind soaking up some rays on the beach but “I

though.”

main goal.”

— protect yourself

or something,” Perreault says.

ning bed.

people with blonde or red fair skin, blue eyes and freck-

les are

the

the winter she tans weekly in a tan-

Girard says. “I older than I am because of tanning

hair,

25.

probably die before I die of natural causes, probably on a motorcycle

damage has been done. Although anyone’s skin can be damaged by exposure to UV radia-

sign that

by Kristen McMurphy)

March 24 and

Girard, 21, a second-year nursing student at Conestoga College. In

A common myth is

than tanning in the sun. In reality, tanning beds give off cancer-causino nltravinlpt (\ F\A ravs that are

Students

pre-

tive to our display,”

natural sun.

to tan.

who were

in their project.

their

Skin cancer caused by real or artificial tanning isn’t being taken

way

is

sumption were pleased that Conestoga students took interest

MCM URPHY

that artificial tanning

“tanned

pro-

could answer any questions that were directed their way. Most displays provided pamphlets and

safe

this

conform

senting a display on alcohol con-

topics thoroughly to ensure they

By KRISTEN

feel

that

most of this semester. The displays were set up throughout the main level of the college and in the cafeteria.

Warm

we

apt to

says.

gram-related research and students worked on the displays for

The students researched

more

and they need to be informed about it,” Thompson

The students presented displays

diseases.

is

to society’s idea that

on topics such as exercise, nutrition, stress, and sexually transmitted

a

chose to do our exhibit on

sun safety because

a course require-

is

Thompson presented

and wait

for the all clear.

At least the weather

was warmer

this

time around


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— SPOKE,

News

2004

April 5,

Now deep thoughts (Random questions answered 6y random students

a lucky charm or

So you are down to the last few weeks of school. Your credit card is almost maxed out and your OSAP money has The question

is:

How

do you

my

lottery clover.

I

wear a snake

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me

it

means

good I

ring.

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luck.

didn’t

it

I

addicted

KD

to

or

make

a

list. It’s

that simple.

amounts

what products you will need to make it. When you are at the store make sure you do think about

of coffee

helps.”

Shop around The truth about grocery that

they’re

Some weeks price

brought a

luck

troll

little

into the

good-

exam

before.”

Joey Wilson

7

stores

is

gas stations. you'll get a good like

on an item and other weeks

When

usually use the for I

I

at

585 Doon

per cent discount on anything

7

to your

in the

Students should also get a

store.

membership in their Max club, which offers deals on many prodfree

ucts including $5 off chicken strips

Pizza, pizza and

more pizza

and $2 off chicken nuggets.

A quick look in the Yellow Pages land you about

Avoid eating out Eating out at night

100 places

is

different

By

where you can buy pizza. Forget the normal Pizza Pizza, Dominoes and Pizza Hut listings.

than eating out at school.

Look

for the smaller places. Often,

probably made a half-decent meal

they have two-for-one deals that

yourself. Don’t forget that you’ll

not only help your bank book but

probably regret getting your combo

your stomach as well.

Two

super-duper sized when you see what those extra fries will do to your thighs. Again, if you were to estimate the

longer than just one

cost of eating out three or four

that

thing about pizza

you can eat

it

pizzas

w ill

last

rant of

is

for breakfast

lunch, supper or for a snack.

meal.

week

the price could easily

reach $30. If you

should avoid eating out or wasting

do

eat out at your favourite

restaurant, get the deal, or at least

smaller portions of food to limit

coffee or drinks.

Meals from the school's cafeteria could cost between S4 and S7.

By

your choice, you could have

times a

money on

the

time you get to the fast-food restau-

your

costs.

There’s always next year

eating out three times at

Next year make sure you manage your money so you do not end up eating baked beans at the end of the year. 1 mean hotdogs are good once

often get slagged for not having

able burrito.

skyrocket.

However, they sometimes have

pen pen pen

Meat Shops

school and buying two coffees you

will

the freshest produce.

“I

M&M

Village Rd. offers students a five

you need.

will

stu-

valid student

Tuesdays.

store on the apartment Your parents will say yes and will probably pay for whatever groceries

stop at the grocery

show a

The Pita Pit at 589 Fairway Rd. S. offers Conestoga College students a 10 per cent discount on

Sometimes you don't realize how much you miss homecooked meals until you have one. While you are at home make sure you ask your parents if you can

way back

they

if

you go shopping for groceries make sure you price compare. If you normally shop at stores like Zehrs and Sobey’s check out Food Basics or Price Chopper, even though the no frills stores

the price

“I’ve

$tores often give discounts to

Don’t eat oat at school In between classes at school you

not pressure shop.

Connar Geraghty

is, if

to

the

Find student discounts

leftovers.

The good

Plan meals ahead of time and

obscene

That

leftovers.

great leftover meals.

extra food for leftovers and not to

y ou're strapped for

card.

chips.

“Drinking

the

there are any

people resort to eating Mr. Noodles and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches day after day or you scrounge up enough money to buy lunch at Dinner,

Think of the items you absolutely need like bread, milk, cereal, etc., and eliminate things you don’t, like candy, pop, cookies and

Christy Martin

is

dents

store

didn’t pass.”

when

best idea

home

make

However, it’s important remember that you are making

you'll be able to take the

col-

peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. These 10 ideas may not cure your hunger or put more money in your bank account, but they may help make the rest of the year easier on your wallet and stomach. Make a list If you need to visit a grocery

To

Go home visit

like spaghetti, stir-fries and

rice all

you and

becoming

health and

Food

Basics.

year's end.

many

Here’s a guide to help avoid

Buuck

Food

lege and university students face at

a problem that

school.

twice.”

Allisha

at

overeat.

is

Many

kiss

pared to $2.77

the next day.

cash and looking for food. If you are lucky your mom will make a nice home-cooked meal for

Kraft

passed my psych test and I’ve won the lottery

At Zehrs a two-litre bottle of Heinz ketchup costs $3.19 com-

$ometimes a

afford food?

This

“I

ing something substantial for supper why not make a little more for

items.

vanished.

help you through exams?

ritual to

low prices on boxed and canned

By JASON MIDDLETON

...with Conestoga College

Do you have

0 ways to save $$$

1

could easily spend $25. Instead,

you should bring leftvisit home, pizza

when you’re eating week straight they get

overs from your

in a while but

from the night before or even a Michelina’s dinner or microwave-

them

really gross.

Make put the time into

home

mak-

mix eatamount of

sure next year you

ing out with a healthy

Leftovers

When you

for a

cooking.

same

every exam. The

study with write the

is

the

exam

with

used a different pen I’d do badly.” I’m afraid

if

I

Lisa Baptic

have a specific shirt always wear for tests.”

“I

I

Nizar Abboud

“I

always use the same

pen.

The 83 per cent

pen!

I’ve

less than with that

never written a

83 per cent test pen in the last

two years.” Warren Barnett

(Photo by Nick Horton)

Hot SmiCe Conestoga, you coufd he our neyt respondent!

Lisa Sestito practises her lifelong

March

28.

dream

diggity!

of being a hotdog

vendor

at

OTs

bar

in

the rec centre on


News

SPOKE,

April 5,

2004

— Page 3

Business faculty honoured By JAMES CLARK Approximately 50 people, ranging from students to President John

attended the annual dis-

Tibbits,

ability services

March

award presentation

a student with a dis-

honours a faculty member

make

or fellow student for helping the student's school

life

just a

little

helpful.

ulty

member

played an equally

important role during their school year.

a

of people to

lot

"The

stu-

dents have a lot of people to thank.

This

This year the event had a

bit

of a

Both Marty West, a business

administration accounting student,

and Terry Morneau, a general busi-

honoured the

ness student,

entire

their

is

pendent

chance for an inde-

life."

Marian Mainland, the co-ordinaof disability services at Conestoga College, said the disabilities office allowed two stutor

of people

majority

vast

at

Conestoga College are a lot more mature than thought they would be,” said Morneau. He presented a plaque to Denise Levcillc, one of the students who has helped him throughout the year. “It’s great having him in the

Mainland said the teachers reguMorneau and West notes and copies of overheads prior to class so the students can follow the

class,”

course content.

when

Mark

to

talks

the answer.

It

gets us off the hook.”

each class pre-

could not attend the ceremony. His

him

critiis

it

"The quality

pared,” said Zlornislic.

Leveille

letters

the class

of appreciation were handed

out on his behalf by his education-

of his assignments are excellent.”

Morneau

"He

Leveille.

in his class.

Morneau’s

Zlornislic,

cal thinking skills teacher, says

“He comes

said

when nobody knows

works with Morneau has to do group projects. She said he comes up with a lot of good ideas. Because of health reasons West

a pleasure to have

faculty of their programs.

“A

and his classmates are

1

"We have

larly give

bit easier.

twist.

difficult

faculty because they felt each fac-

thank," said Mainland.

22.

Each year ability

dents to honour their program’s

said his classes aren’t

al assistant,

Mary

Reiger.

Parents seek Justice for slain Cecilia By CARLA

KOWALYK

the family said in a statement

life."

by lawyer Jeffry

to the public, read

The search Toronto

girl is

nine-year-old

for a

over and the hunt for

"We commend

her killer or killers begins.

week

Last

police

identified

remains found by a hiker

House according to a March 29 article in The Brantford Expositor.

in

some

God in heaven where we know she now her soul to

resides.”

Mississauga woods near a church parking lot as those of Cecilia

marketing student, said she

Zhang

few days before Cecilia’s 10th birthday on March

looks out for her

30.

ance of Cecilia.

just

-

a

who was

Cecilia,

described by

family and friends

many TV

in

interviews as a gifted Grade 4 student.

was taken from her home

in

northeast Toronto just five months ago.

When

her mother went to wake her for sehool one morning, Cecilia

was gone. Police

Amber

immediately put out an

Alert for the missing child,

Jessica Wismer,

second-year

a

little sister

now more

than ever because of the disappear-

would never want to see something that bad happen to my sister," 19-year-old said. “Losing the someone that close to you would be absolutely devastating and I can "I

and do

it

with no remorse," the 20-

year-old

said.

today’s society

“It’s it’s

sad

that

in

becoming more

and more common.” The statement released by Cecilia’s family thanked the police and community for helping to try and find Cecilia, but they hope for continued support

finding the

in

guilty party or parties.

“We hope those who took Cecilia from us will soon be captured and be judged as they deserve.” Toronto’s Police Chief Julian Fantino said they will try and help

is

that request reality. They The Canadian Press in a March 29 article in The Brantford

whoever

Expositor, that the police force would not stop until they bring

kidnapped and murdered Cecilia

Cecilia's killer or killers to jus-

was very

tice.

only imagine how the family feeling right now.”

Wismer suggested

that

sick.

“I think that

people

a thing have

who would

some

serious

make

told

While police

America's Most Wanted to hopefully bring the girl back home to

Victoria Donald, a second-year environmental studies student the University of Waterloo, agrees with

her family hopes that other families will learn that life and children

Wismer.

ish.

But

it

“We

wasn't to be. are

anguish to

and

devastated

know

in

our angel

that

daughter Cecilia has departed

this

“It’s just

unthinkable that someof an inno-

one could ruin the life cent girl and those who love

her,

“We ask all of you to treasure your children,” the statement read, Kim, 19

“every single day.”

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mer-like buzz will

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and a sum-

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air.

CSI hopes to attract a good crowd of students to the event, which will include a pig roast, loud music, booze and maybe even a chance

to get “leid."

So what could possibly make the night even better? Admission? Free. The 120 pounds of pig everyone in attendance? Completely free. All couravailable

to

same time

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— SPOKE,

April 5,

Commentary

2004

Federal budget fails to

tackle

real issues While the federal budget, released March 23, made some provisions for education, particularly for low-income families, it

just isn't

enough.

CBC

news online says some of the new government initiatives include the Canada Learning Bond. The bond could provide up to $2,000 in savings for post-secondary education. At a child's birth the government would provide an initial $500 learning bond and each subsequent year families could qualify for up to $100 for 15 years. The bond will be accessible to those families who make less than $35,000, with the money being paid into an RESP.

Other provisions include new grants of up to $3,000 for first-year, post-secondary students from low-income families and an annual grant of up to $2,000 for post-secondary students with disabilities. The federal government has also increased the limit on Canada Student Loans to $210 per week from $165 and has implemented an increase in the maximum debt reduction for “students facing hardship” to

$26,000 from $20,000. Despite the initiatives, the national director of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations told the CBC that Finance Minister Ralph Goodale's budget is incomplete. “We needed to see an increase of at least $4 billion annually to post-secondary education through a dedicated transfer payment to the provinces,” James Kusie said. Kusie compared the efforts of the budget to help lowincome families pay for increased tuition costs to giving them $400 to buy a Mercedes. Once again, the federal budget seems to have implemented a policy full of stop-gap measures to alleviate some of the symptoms of our cash-strapped country, instead of addressing some of the root problems of Canada’s postsecondary education. Crumbling infrastructure, decreasing accessibility, and rapidly rising tuition costs were once again ignored. On March 30, the Toronto Transit Commission’s chief general manager, Rick Ducharme, said on the CBC’s Canada Now that the TTC has been plagued by poor political decisions for years that has led to its current poor financial state. He said that Toronto needs a vision. His remarks ring true for our education system as well. Canada needs a vision; a grand design full of fresh ideas to implement change and working solutions to help the Canadian public. Only then will the government address the root problems of Canadian society.

The not-too-distant future....

time to open your eyes

It’s

By VALENTINA

RAPOPORT

between 80

While you

leaves

are reading this article

little

chance of survival

for

in

Valentina

habitat

Africa dying due to poor water

Rapoport

old-growth forests. Rain forests are

are

there

five

million people

home

access.

For many North Americans, fact that

about.

seems too

time to open our eyes.

It’s

is

humans

for

to accept the fact that

must curb our appetite

we

for con-

sumption.

Now, water to the

in the 21st century, a global

crisis is

looming. According

United Nations,

1.3 billion

access to clean water while 2.5

and

bil-

do not have adequate sewage sanitation.

the

More

than 31 coun-

and species

much

90 per cent of

the world’s population. Aside

making

gasoline,

home

use

organic chemicals

1

more. Oil consumption alone

20 million

is

and

water consumption,

barrels each

MP

your local

and

about clear-cutting

consumption

oil

most important of

are dealing with a cultural

— one of

not some-

it's

thing to take for granted. Contact

day.

We

not a secret that our habits

It’s

America

in

15 square miles of rain forest are

have to change. Be aware of your

includes pharmaceuticals, agricultural products, plastics, fabrics

and provide 40 per cent

destroyed.

That

oil.

animal

the ingredi-

of the world’s oxygen. Each day

our

all

and

plants

They supply

tion drugs

from

heating and

90 per cent of

depend on

ents for 25 per cent of our prescrip-

that biologists say this could

result in the death of

that

more than 50 per cent of

to

world’s

species.

diesel fuel,

people in the world today lack

lion

Opinion

a

distant to care

The biggest challenge today

it’s

We

But

issues. all,

educate

As

the

yourself.

stressed areas.

Worldwide demand

world’s population increases,

we

a blind eye to a problem so big that

water

doubling every 20

seem

tries are

for

considered to be in water

is

years, twice the rate of population

By

growth.

the year 2025,

demand

for fresh water is expected to outstrip global It

supply by 56 per cent.

doesn’t stop with our consump-

tion of water either. Geologists are

problem

to care

greed.

more about

things that won’t matter

no

have

longer

the

when

little

when we

environmental

we

al

continue to take what

we

directly,

gap,

it

we

are lucky.

will

wide glob-

We

are among we have the

chance to voice our opinions.

It’s

time to break our dirty habits and

David Suzuki’s

to

you

the richest nations and

want, including our forests.

According

affects

late.

In a world with such a

resources.

Yet

it

be too

can’t continue to turn

predicting a full-blown oil crisis by

website, www.davidsuzuki.org, in

look

2030-2050.

Canada

2001, there

something to be proud of when our

have been 227 different clear-cut-

children ask us about the sacrifices

According

www.lifeaftertheoilcrash.net,

to

our

current society depends on oil so

Letters are

100 per cent of the

to

trees have been cut down. This

ting

alone,

since

operations.

In

all

at the

we made

cases.

big picture. Let’s have

for them.

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SPOKE,

2004

April 5,

— Page 5

Energizing the environment By JASON MIDDLETON

We

know

all

that batter}'

recycling City,

compa-

collected and

nies like to think their products last

we

a really long time, but

Last

So. what happens to the battery 1

to us. We'll either throw

desk drawer and hope

in a

it

up

is

is

will

is

supervisor

1,530

founded by

NiCad

of NiCad batteries

in

batteries include car bat-

and household batteries such as Duracell and Energizer. Other hazardous waste the region

anything from cordless

collects at the Waterloo landfill site

computers and even rechargeable household batteries that power Discmans and remote

on Erb Street includes propane paints, solvents, expired medicine, acids and lawn chemi-

tanks,

controls.

cals.

"Now' the message we’re trying to promote is if it’s rechargeable, (Photo by Jason Middleton)

recyclable.” says Antler.

The program was

RBRC

litres

teries

tools to laptop

United

of

2003.

recycling of rechargeable batteries

it’s

region

their collection in litres, collected

rechargeable power industry'. Their mission is to promote the in

the

The program, which measures

in

the

found

for

Waterloo.

a non-profit, public

organization

collects

from the which has a

teries you use them one time and you throw them out,” says Joe Cardoso, a waste management

old

equipment holds a special place their home.” says Antler.

also

batteries

"Look at other alternatives. Rechargeable batteries are a wonderful thing. With disposable bat-

bookshelves and they never really throw them away at all. We call it a hoarding factor where people go on

RBRC

up 47 per cent from

out with normal trash.

"We find, especially with our products (rechargeable batteries), often people put them on their

service

is

material that should not be thrown

recycling them.

the

collected

Waterloo region, household hazardous waste recycling program where they collect

Antler says that with rechargeable batteries you should think of

but

RBRC

RBRC

The

better?

new equipment

new

the previous year.

according to Susan Antler of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC).

The

which

will

Neither,

to

year the

rechargeable

Which

chemical mix-

14,760 kg of rechargeable batter-

ies, it

we

magically regain power or throw it into the trash.

the

Ellwood are then

recyclable batteries.

eventually the battery will die.

next

in

tures are separated for use in

know

all

batteries

The materials

Pa.

but

States

started in the

1997 the message to

brought their

Consumers can drop off any type of rechargeable battery with the

your batteries are dead, don’t even think about throwing them

in

the trash.

industry

at a retailer

RBRC

to

Such retailers in Canada are Radio Shack. Canadian Tire, Future Shop. Sears or Staples

cling process and the materials can

Business Depot.

wasting those resources, they can have a new life again.” says Antler.

"W hat

have

every one

them recycled.

is

on the

right

track to

reducing battery waste by introduc-

in

Canada.

affiliated

When

Last year 18,478 citizens dropped off hazardous materials. Cardoso says the electronics

be recovered, can be made into new products and. rather than

should be comforting to is

After a a retailer collects a

that this is a true recy-

full

box of used batteries, a courier picks up the box and delivers it to

ing longer-lasting batteries.

lected at the centre they ship the

you look at a cellphone batnowadays, it can be charged for up to 48 hours. That’s unbelievable. Their life usage is incredible.”

batteries to a dedicated facility for

says Cardoso.

a collection centre in

Ont.

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Fort Erie,

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2004

VP

Ingram-Cotton steps up to By AIMEE WILSON

the board asked me, I’d give rec-

Falconer to take part

improving the executive selection process,” he said, adding, “You can’t change the rules halfway through the

tion process.

ommendations Scott Ingram-Cotton will contin-

ue to be a

common

Conestoga Students

face around the Inc. office next

year.

game.”

The third-year civil engineering student was selected March 29 as

player,”

May

from

1,

2004 is

to link

with stu-

always had a fear of failure and I knew this was the best way to con-

quer

team said Justin Falconer, CSI

dents, monitor policy and be a player,”

The

recent press release. “His service to

made him

a great

fit

for next

year’s executive.”

The 21 -year-old has ing hand to the CSI events,

it

be helping

in

According to

were “I

always had a fear

incoming vice-president

According ty to

suasive

and someone who understands CSI issues. “It was evident in the selection process that Scott had a clear under-

rity

wrong,

it’s

my

procedures

goes

fault,”

said (Photo by Carrie Hoto)

Falconer. “I want to eliminate that

Scott Ingram-Cotton, a third-year

pigeon-hole.”

The make

president

also

wanted

to

sure the organization will

civil

engineering student,

was

selected to be CSI vice-president. His term runs from March 29,

standing of the vice-president role,”

2004

said

to April 30, 2005.

run as smoothly and efficiently as

“There should be no excuse for non-performance in this organization,” he said, possible.

Monica Himmelman, CSI-col-

lege liaison.

adding, “If you do

honourably with best intentions, you’ll have the best results.”

it

After the selection was made.

Falconer said he felt there could be some changes to the policy. “If

With Himmelman’s experience interviewing and evaluating applicants, she was asked by in

to Falconer, the candi-

dates also needed to have the abili-

someone who had knowledge of

something

it.”

Scott Ingram-Cotton,

the corporation and policies and

“If

I

conquer

was

process.

of

knew this was the best way to and

failing

ensure a professional and fair

rather than have an election, to

applicants

Falconer said he was looking for

vice-president,

a

three

ments.”

to Falconer, the deci-

select

process.

said.

“I believe all of us will work towards bettering CSI,” said “We Cotton-Ingram, adding, always try to bring back more com-

the past,

set

ing the door.

sion

accordingly through an interview

vice-president applicant.

leant a help-

up for putting up posters or work-

whether

he

it,”

in the selec-

All three applicants were graded on a 100-point scale based on the submission of a two-page resume and a one-page report on why they wanted to be vice-president instead of sitting on the board of directors. Each applicant was also asked standardized questions and marked

Ingram-Cotton, Jessica Wismer and Nelofer Ahmed, who all sat on the CSI board of directors this year, which was a requirement for any

president of student activities, in a

others

can be a strong team Cotton-Ingram,

said

although admitting that he was always shy in high school. “I

runs

to April

2005. “Scott’s ability

I

30,

term

His

vice-president.

know

“I

in

convey

their thoughts in a per-

manner and have

the matu-

and responsibility needed

Ingram-Cotton

will

work

alongside Falconer next year on

key issues such as a potential

stu-

dent centre, the possibility of a frosh week next year and a new satellite

campus

ensure students

strategy

at all

are represented.

Career head start came

to

left,

Cully Kleinschmidt

Conestoga’s career

fair to

and Jean-Luc Perreault

provide information on

is a Brinks ATM supervisor and second-year police foundations student, also works the company.

Brinks Security. Kleinschmidt Perreault, a for

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Conestoga held its career fair on March 24. Employers in attendance advertised jobs that included everything from sumLeft,

mer camp employment

to full-time positions in security

as volunteer positions.

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online!

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build credibility.

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News

Skinny Phat enjoys the By DESIREE FINHERT

Your Body

ballad.

is

a

and picking

their drinks

when their away from the

at

attention

ers

nursing

patiently

is

appetiz-

drawn

is

To draw

by Skinny Phat profanities

back the

their attention

man

microphone looks deep

at

the

into the sea

Todd wrinkles notes

nose to

his

hit the

song

Meet His mouth

the

in

by Train. swallowing the

micro-

phone, he closes his eyes,

lifts

his

eyebrows and spears the notes in his upper range. His partner Ben Rollo, 22, picks out a riff on his

it

the

in

soft

Candice Cobbing, 22, has been a

and used to work every Wednesday night when the band was scheduled. year

at

Conestoga College, said Skinny Phat is more fun than the other live entertainers

who perform

at

the

pub. “It’s just the two of them and it’s amazing what they can do,” said Cobbing. “I’m so glad to be working Wednesdays again.” Rollo has been playing guitar and piano since he was six-years-old and said the cover band is just for

fun.

“We wanted

guitar.

The two-man cover band. Skinny Phat, has been playing every Wednesday night at Paddy

band

all

to make the cover about having a good time,”

said Rollo, reflecting on the band’s choice to change their image.

Flaherty’s Restaurant and Pub, in

Todd and Rollo met

Humber

at

Waterloo, for seven months as well as doing other gigs in Waterloo and

College while studying jazz music

the surrounding area.

Garred Wogan, the pub’s general manager, said the band has an open

Rollo was studying drums and Todd was studying voice, although both men sing and play guitar as

contract.

well as other instruments.

“We

in

a commercial music program.

Rollo said he and Todd were put

Wogan. “They're very good at working the crowd. They play for

same 12-piece band at school and from that point their first band was formed. The Big Heavy was a four-person band based in Toronto, which broke up in May 2003. Despite the break up of the Big

said

students and for people in the 30 to

35 range.”

The duo does a

variety of songs covers of the Dave Matthew’s Band, the Foo Fighters, Huxley Workman and a masculine version of Alanis Morrisette’s Head

including

Feet.

sung

and other

are

lyrics

“horny”

the

in

Heavy, the duo, Skinny Phat, have been working relentlessly to create

Convocation for

many

make

is

the event

Himmelman

best

its

memorable

to

for each

of Alumni Affairs,

that about half

of potential graduates attend. said

some

and universities give graduates a piece of paper they exchange for the actual diploma at a later date. She said at Conestoga you receive your actual diploma on stage, not a fake one. will

be oper-

ating a table selling film, batteries,

and, as

Himmelman

put

it,

band

out to a is

playing

“We want

all

they

to

expect,” said Todd,

bought him his

first

come

get

is

is silly

one

“We just want the process go smoothly.” Convocation Flowers will be

more

‘that's for

Himmelman

crying,

the volunteers will hold the baby,”

that they

alumni presence

The Alumnus of is

the

official

seal

of

Conestoga College. The frames range from $32 to $98. A portion of each sale will be donated to the Alumni Association of Conestoga

Himmelman

said the ceremonies

take an average of

1

.5 to

2 hours.

“We keep short.

It’s

our -speeches really hot, you’re excited and said

a large

a brass

band

Ring will be playing, which she said really excites many students and participants. “Even the most jaded student

So

I’m

it about me,” said Todd, has been singing since he was

-years-old. is

made community and

who have

come out. “We can’t give you a release date because we are running out of money.” will

is

approximately 75 per cent finished. in

“Fast running out of money,” said

a

friend's

Todd.

sionally.

To raise funds to finish their CD, Todd and Rollo will be wailing into their microphones and bending

Man

for the Night, a

their guitar strings in a local pub.

People will abandon their drinks for the dance floor and sing along to the

cover band that

make

its

own music

is

striving to

popular.

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a

Wide Mouth Mason

Distinction award

presented to graduates

studies, health science

babies are crying.”

Himmelman

is

song.

“It’s bluesy, acoustic, pop, rock with a little bit of funk,” said Rollo, who doesn’t know when the CD

whose father guitar when he

The songs were recorded

the

self-explanatory.

convocation.

at

tributions,

a Toronto

company, will be selling frames with a custom 24k gold medallion bearing

when

me!”’

to

Impact,

seriously

said there

she said.

Significant

have a second

of the best

goes is

and

in

and John Mayer.

out to

Their original

name Skinny Phat

Flaherty’s

Rollo said their new music

what they

was 16-years-old. The CD under the new name

1

said is

cross between

music includes song Todd wrote about picking up girls for a night and its downfall, and I Won’t Be Home Tonight, a song written about the break up of the Big

Rollo said the

1

original music.

people to

shows and

the

if

show and discover the

Benefits of Doubt.

called Brass

Alumni volunteers

Phat fans to be disappointed

come

Paddy

wrote

who

want Skinny

basement studio and are being mixed and produced profes-

College.

colleges

“I

said he doesn’t

worked on writing original music and they hope to release a CD this summer under their new name

as an independent.

Todd and Rollo have

Todd Stupid,

Rollo.

Todd

of

Heavy.

want there to be a line drawn between the two acts,” said just

now

present selling bouquets.

Monica

to

“We

18 months

“good will.” “If somebody’s baby

Conestoga College holds one of the best ceremonies in Ontario. “We have one of the highest turnouts .in Ontario, and one of the best ceremonies as well,” said

Himmelman

be Phat. We’ll “p.h.-it” and it will be funny.’ It was only supposed to be for one gig and then it stuck.” Skinny Phat has been a full-time job for two years. During the last

to be taken

and the Alumni

Himmelman, noting

I’ll

weighing about 265 pounds and

graduate.

According

one look at him and be Skinny and you’ll

just took

band name because they do a comedy act as Skinny Phat. They want

John Mayer

doing

‘OK,

They were having lunch at the Greek Texan. Todd said he was heavier then,

an exciting time

students,

Association

I

said,

middle of

MURPHY

is

food.

they do their original music.

an image both as a cover band and

Conestoga’s convocation By TIM

which was the lunch spe-

with everything,” said Todd, laughing. “It was a giant platter of

cial

gig they had the following week.

so happy before.” light-hearted

and it was a grilled cheese sandwich and I looked at what I had on

to

altered

Morrisette’s. verse, “I’ve never felt

The

might have weighed 140 pounds. “I looked at what Ben was eating

that his friend

plate,

a glass to welcome the patrons Phat show was held March 24.

Rollo, 22, raise

shot. Their Skinny

The band

in falsetto

reflect a raunchier ballad.

sings

me

in the

and Ben

(left)

in this artistic

It was at Humber College that Todd and Rollo discussed what they should call their duo for the

Morrisette’s line “you treat like a princess,” is

Mike Todd, 24, Waterloo

my

intend to keep, them on,”

Over

music

lighter side of

to include

Cobbling, a first-year law clerk

and cellphones are off during the Skinny Phat shows,” says Mike Todd, the 24-year-old guitarist of the local band. “All pagers

Virginia,

— Page 7

melody.

of faces.

almost

2004

waitress at Paddy Flaherty’s for a

six-foot-tall

high

altered

hidden

stage by a ringing

cellphone.

burly

is

April 5,

Wonderland

has a subtle romantic content, but

The crowd

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April 5,

2004

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Sports

2004

Cup

Students predict winner of Stanley By JEFF

HEUCHERT

neering technology student, says

It’s

almost that time of year

For so

many of

us hockey fans

the most exciting few months

of the year. This Wednesday,

the

National

Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Playoffs

be

their

our

men.

will

coming

again.

it's

Cup

to

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Ottawa

she says. “And

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more depth than

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As you can

last year,”

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he says.

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going to be fun watching

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the

because

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Sports

Leafs vs Wings .

By JASON SMITH

Cup

Stanley

dream of many hoekey

the

It’s

No, I’m not just talking about seeing your favourite team

NHL

in the

playoffs. I’m not even

and excite-

talking about the pride

not

is

out of their grasp.

Ron

Leetch,

in the

Francis,

Johansson and Chad Kilger or near the

This

Finals.

Cup

ice in the Stanley

even about wip-

isn’t

from your eyes and

ing the tears

McCarty,

pumping your

the air as

in

fist

your team’s captain receives the

NHL

Cup from

Stanley

commis-

But you’re on the right track.

showdown

the

It’s

ry.

The

all.

The one defining moment

series that will decide

can make and break careers.

team

well

...

it

walk away

will

the

Cup

Finals.

The

Ontario seem to be

red

to

head

and many hockey experts

wondering whether

But

-

As

my

peer into

I

before, and he battled

made

at the start

and a championship

for so

that

many

from

it

was a

However, as

reality.

on our seatbelts and get

ready for that unique playoff ride, the possibility

more

real

becomes more and

with every passing day.

The Wings and Leafs sitting

in

are both

good positions

playoffs stare

them

Both

were

teams

as

the

in

the

face.

among

the

league’s best through the regular

season and have one

mind:

in

games on silver

common

winning their

way

16

goal

playoff

to raising the

cup awaiting them

at

the

ring.

home

Many hockey

fans and analysts

have questioned whether or

not the Leafs have

what

it

takes to

Wings

themselves

find

what

in

become

has

say,

may

hurt to

2004 just might be the year of

of

battle

spot

top

and often underused back-up

Manny

minder

Legace.

com-

very

Motown’s

always,

spot

for

them over

the

last

decade -

at

the top of

th'e

NHL.

As

heroes

are

poised for a run at Lord Stanley’s

Cup and

don’t plan on turning

back any time soon.

With the amazing leadership and guidance

Steve

captain

of

net-

Many

experts assume Joseph will get the

But

if

we could

place,

all

fall

I'hwiml

into

be witnessing

Finals of

As

the

2004 playoffs begin entertain

everywhere, you can

tight,

to

rest

assured

we’ll

all

maybe,

just

Christmas present we’ve

early

wanted

for years.

Wings.

Leafs.

Stanley

Cup

Finals.

So hey

it’s ...

wishful thinking.

But

stranger things have hap-

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not forget that Belfour

let’s

and Toronto going

possible? Could

is it

has

nagging

with

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But

we

hampered

injuries,

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head

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they worry about his play.

been

chance

confrontation everyone wants to

-

Joseph and the young, talented

for the Leafs to have the slightest

same

p

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be able to step on the ice before

match-up. The

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Toronto

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and white winged

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Detroit

make

m

h a

between proven veteran Curtis

them

see.

But

finals.

to

He’ll need a repeat performance

for just as long, those

The

alone

If

their

is

playoff success -

to

for his team.

every time the puck

as if

and the

of defence

last line

it

Just like the Leafs, the

key

his chest

more,

Wings’ grasp.

tant

be the

and

not be far from the

only concern

right to

earned the

and

sure Belfour will

fans have longed for the days of old.

let

proudly sup-

wheel of Hockeytown.

And

the

to

round,

first

able to last in the post-season.

the

two factions - those who

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past the

ver-

not a typo. For years,

white, and those port

it

injuries

who

at

mak-

Leafs are to have any shot ing

the

if

Wings

and die with the blue and

live

top form

in

are

Toronto

split into

a

is

Red

Maple Leafs?

in

mark

Belfour. That question

Detroit

sus

it’s

backbone of

team, netminder Ed

their entire

needs

Stanley

No,

the

is

winged wheel on

Legace

but

it,

a

c

may

definitely

also

and turn up the heal

yet another

onship

earned

has

no problems

seems

opportunity. the

— Page 11

nod come playoff time, and he has definitely

Tomas Holmstrom

greatest

his

needs to be

It's

hockey fans

be

One

nothing.

...

may

this

Thomas,

Steve

lead Toronto to the promised land

and

Draper,

Zetterberg,

to

very serious concern, as Belfour

Holy Grail raised proud-

and the other

ly

with

chance

his

that

walk away with Lord

will

Stanley’s

been waiting for

Leafs roster

of the centu-

Maltby,

of

grit

Kris

their

in

The only question mark on

Gary Bettman.

sioner

Kirk

Henrik

the

in

Mats Sundin has

way. Captain

Hatcher,

Woolley,

Darren

the

are a threat to

every team that stands

Derian Jason

Fischer,

Throw

Leafs are posed to make a serious

Cup and

Schneider,

Rivers.

deadline,

trade

Nicklas

Mathieu Dandenault and Jamie

run

home

Mathieu

Chris Chelios, Jiri

names

core. Their

themselves.

for

all at

ment of watching your team, your

their

speak

Calle

heroes and your idols skate on to

at the

Wings defence Lidstrom,

lineup and the acquisition of Brian

2004

April 5,

dare to dream

.

trip to the

finals surely

With Alex' Mogilny back

fans across southern Ontario.

2004

A

the blue and while.

SPOKE,

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