Question of the week
Team COBRA races on
Conestoga’s Off-Road Baja racing association
sold out MOUNTFQRD
leading the Condors to a 6-2 victoLaura Matheson went 3-for-4
with one run and one RBI.
In the second game, Matheson threw a gem, allowing only one run and one hit in seven innings while guiding the out striking 11,
were perfect Conestoga’s annual Toga
Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI). The event was held on Sept. 20 and by
many students some drinking and dancing.
Condors to an 8-1 win. Th& reigning Conestoga female athlete of the year drew much praise and admiration from the spectators in atten-
This year the Toga Party was held
of the old one (now the broadcasting studios) where it has been
After the game, Matheson said her performance wasn’t out of the
held in past years.
Kasia Bobrowska, who sits on CSI’s board of directors, said the old Sanctuary could only hold slightly over 300 students as opposed to the new Sanctuary
which can hold up to 600 people. According to Sara Santos, a
high praise for Matheson. “She always tries her hardest, she would be a great asset to any team,”
events for CSI,
also has a
Day said. As of Sept.
atop the Ontario College Athletics Association standings. Day said the veteran presence from last year’s team has given this year’s team an
have a lot of returnees from and some rookies that are
Toga Party sold out the week tickets went on sale.
playing great,” she said.
By HOLLY FEATHERSTONE The brunt of AIDS on Saharan populace
as well as Stacy
Toga Party was so
the responsibility to aid in dimin-
only 500 tickets
popular one individual tried to
The original was $2. Third-year management studoffering $20.
cost of a ticket
was her first Toga Party. “The floor really sucked, was super slippery. I had I
“(AIDS) is the health change our generation,” said Amy Howard, co-founder of the World Vision-supported club, whose only crisis that’ll
earning CSI less than
count. All official
clubs must meet the required minimum of 10 registered members, but
stand up anymore,” said Chan. She said she thought the two
the stipulation hasn’t yet hindered
was a good idea except not many people seemed
dents from pursuing their dream. Howard, alongside four other
the second floor
Police officers monitored the event,
driver’s licences to ensure atten-
dees were of legal drinking age. Different coloured wrist bands
were given to people depending if they were of age or not. See Pages 8 and 9 for addi tional photos.
the handful of nursing
Day on Dec.
prior to 1.
leave early because
Day also thinks this year’s squad could be in medal contention by the end of the season.
can be sold to events. According to Bobrowska and
said. “I think they’re
include a “broken bread poverty meal,” which allows student’s to donate money toward a serving of
“We’re working well together,” she said.
launched Acting on AIDS club at Conestoga College argue though we aren’t directly affected, we have
team chemistry far.
millions of children. Health care, treatment and prevention facilities
comprehend for the vast majority of North Americans who have had no contact with the disease. However, members of the newly-
Christopher Graves, general of CSI, said the
capable of taking
The team’s next game
Club seeks to combat AIDS worldwide and Sarah Morgan, said they intend to hold fundraising activities dur-
officers, etc. so
has been great so
“We’re playing awesome.”
area for students to dance. Despite the increase in space, the
natural to me,”
Head Coach Fawn Day
“This is the strongest team I’ve had since I’ve been here,” she
bigger and better.
thinks having tables
legal assistant student,
the bar in the
(Photo by Alex McNanney)
Condors’ first baseman, Lindsay Bosomworth, blasts a ball to right field off Cambrian pitcher Page Francine Landry during their 8-1 win over the Golden Shield. For additional photo, see
“I’ve been doing this for so long
second-year office administration
risque, in fact they
— No. 18
Condors' pitcher Laura Patterson had seven strikeouts and allowed only four hits in the first game,
spots and plaid designs.
with back-to-back wins over the Cambrian Golden Shield on
a successful week or hard times? Check your sign. in for
Horoscopes Are you
The Conestoga College women’s fastball
They came out dressed
sheets and towels.
Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ont.
Conestoga students tell us what superpower they would
used in impoverished
“(Students) can choose to forego their lunch for the day and donate
With the assistance of World Vision and local resources, Morgan said this
to avoid students feeling
In addition, a T-shirt fundraising
Howard, noting the meal, which will be supplied by World Vision and cooked by the club, is unpalat-
be made available for purchase intermittently, conveying the gradual but rapid increase of
orphaned children due addition,
said the shirts
AIDS. would be
Acting on AIDS World Vision catalogue, which has in
numerous college students
into launching fundraising chapters
throughout North America. Howard said the club members’ area of study
a contributing fac-
but a health-care clinic would encompass all areas of basic need tor,
and provide hope for up
“Health-care centres places,”
Until their concepts ity,
focusing on getting
more members beyond
cuss their prospective plans for the semester, in the pursuit of both
more people we have more perspectives we can draw in,” said Howard. Crown agreed, adding, “We need to attract more than just the nursing “The
educating and inspiring college faculty and students to partake in AIDS-relief fundraising.
HIV/AIDS is touted as the most adverse humanitarian crisis, causing close to 10,000 deaths a day. Sheer fatalities aside, the disease
fundamentally change communi-
equally determined peers, held a
low-key meeting Sept. 21
far, the acquired proceeds be funneled toward medical initiatives, such as the purchase of shares toward the building of a
made by (cheap she said.
and conditions World Vision workers encounter during fieldwork.
money they’d spend on food (to eating a ration of porridge),” said the
ordered from an American supplier rather than overseas. “It seems contradictory to lobby
instruments, depicting the culture
experiential,” she said.
interactive tour of Africa including
(Photo by Holly Featherstone)
subjects most adults to absenteeism
AIDS members, left to right, Sarah Morgan, Lauren Oudshoorn, Stacy Crown and Amy Howard gather around, eating much muffins, while discussing their plan of offering something
from the workplace and orphans
less delicious as
an AIDS fundraiser.
For membership inquiries, contact
conestoga. acting. on. aids gmail.com.
— SPOKE, October
attend Get Involved
unaware of semi-annual event
Majority of Conestoga students By ELIZABETH BATE
Kali Finch, a first-year general
and science student, didn’t know it was going on either, but was glad she stopped by. "It seems like there’s a lot of
you're not alone.
which was held Sept. 12'
to give students a
what clubs are available on cam-
mons and counselling
Ambulance, the Cambridge Senior Games, Community Support
what was going on walked by.
Alex Walker, a
law and security administrations student
need when he finishes
stopped by were
fields, as well as giv-
ing back to the community.
the volunteer organiza-
of the organizations presfulfill
unteer requirements students
need to graduate. If students are interested in working with local not-for-profit groups as part of a co-op, but are unsure of where to look, they can contact the Volunteer Action Centre.
as one-stop shopping
of 160 local
more than 500 volunteer and
able to match students to
education programs or
Samuel Toma, first-year
ent also participate in co-operative
interested in receiving training in
Waterloo Regional Police Service and ACCKWA, a community AIDS awareness
Connections, the Volunteer Action Centre, Ray of Hope, Big Brothers/
didn't have any idea
was announced ahead of time on the college's web page, but most
that he will
out there and say I
Life Centre. It
Prachi Surti, the communications
The centre has a
consisted of 17 booths
arranged outside the learning com-
“You need training,” said Samuel Toma, a first-year LASA student. “You can't just walk out there and say I want to help you but I have no
“You can’t just walk
unteering opportunities as well as pus,
great information here,” she said.
at local vol-
were handing out
information and recruiting volun-
based on suitability, and program require-
ments. In addition to volunteer organiza-
booths about some of Conestoga’s clubs and groups.
Clubs and organizations were represented included
S.O.S group for students living in residence, CSI, the Women’s Resource group, the mini Baja group, Conestoga Pride and various services by the Learning
Commons. Students and faculty can access each of these groups through the college’s web page or CSI.
With one fast flip, you’ll get music quick M620 and go from phone to music
informational booths were
also at the fair; one explained the
upcoming referendum to students and another, the Homer Watson House and Gallery, showed off a little bit
of local history.
well as exhibiting historical
from the Doon. Village
available to students
or at the front desk.
Get the Samsung
ing in residence through their R.A.
Homer Watson House
you missed the
fair but are still
interested in getting information on *
any of the booths you can drop into the Student Life office in the Student Life Centre where a list of
Ryan Connell, manager and residence life co-ordinator at the Conestoga Residence and Conference Centre, blamed the low student turnout on the lack of advertising, but also said that stu-
were unlikely to schedule day around the information booths anyway. The Get Involved fair is held once a semester and will be held dents their
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Thinking about university BY FRANCA MAIO
to navigate the
online application form.
overwhelming task if you don't know where to start. Your worries are about to disappear because most of your questions are answered right here. Lynn Robbins White, a counsellege can be an
Student Services’ counselling
to university after col-
that there are
on the web
that will help with the
search for the right university with
workshops are being held, two on the transition to university and the well.
of information as far as calenders
counselling services, the fee to apply
from universities, internationally and Canadian,” she said.
to three universities or
website of your choice to see when they will be holding an open house
through the application
Students can also check out the Conestoga website under academics, and then degree completion for
go through it, that another counsellor and I decided that we will set up a lab and call it guiding you process,”
— Page 3
of universities that will visit the
campus tour. said White
Visiting university websites and
taking _their virtual tours
good way to get a pus and the school
camyou are unable
or program that
The Ontario College University website Guide
(www.ocutg.on.ca), is a place where students can see if their college credits transfer to the program or university of their choice.
only deals with universities in
For schools in Canada and to go world the around www.schoolfmder.com. If you are thinking of studying aboard, a phone call to the univer-
be a fee to transfer your transcript
from your high school and college. If you are looking at American universities and are interested when the SATs are held, you can check www.collegeboard.com
(www.ouac.on.ca) is where you would apply to the uni-
As you begin your new semester at college, you will begin the process of leaving your Whether you are leaving your parents for the first time or you are parents means Change too. .stressful bit a perhaps and exciting feel will children, the transition it’s natural to resist new ideas change, this welcoming are you if an ending, and even and ways of doing things. things can help us through that William Bridges, who writes about transitions, says four uncomfortable time between the old and the new: information you things that make you feel more in control, like getting the 1
Try to do
need to find your way around. doesn t mean Understand that this is a transition time and you feel overwhelmed, going to school was a bad decision, you are just in transition. friends, your teachers and Find support systems in your family, old friends, new ,
noon, although the date
so you can attend the school, and
for financial aid and housing while
to apply starting the first
week of school. Knowing the deadlines
can say is go and get a
the application needs to be submit-
contact from them for the regis-
is important, because not all programs and universities have the
same application deadline,
students can get the
Last year there were,
mind your purpose
to school; focus
support, talk are not alone in this transition time. If you do need more are services Counselling campus. with a counsellor in Counselling Services at your
director, especially if
they have transferable credits since
to the university’s websfte
“The best advice
A Message from
Counselling Services, 1A103.
CAN REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE? I
You can vote October
on Election and Referendum Day,
on the Voters List?
youOre not on the Voters
18 years of age or older,
a Canadian citizen, and
a resident of the electoral
at to vote at registration events, the returning office, or
when you go
on the Voters
Where do vote?
where you permanently reside. or where you reside while at lives family your where This may be
take proof of identity to the
the electoral district
You can determine where you permanently reside based on the Election Act.
please remember to
when you go
For more information on acceptable identification, please visit our web site www.elections.on.ca or call us at 1.888.0NT.V0TE.
Election Act defines “residence” as the place to
which you intend length of time.
to return to
whenever you are absent
DON’T LET OTHERS SPEAK FOR YOU
The place where your
you move elsewhere with the intention making that change permanent.
you can register to vote by providing the address where you reside. You
proof of identity and proof of
a person has no other permanent lodging place, the place where he or she occupies a room or part of a room as a If
his or her residence.
your voting location on our
Where do I vote?
COUNSELLOR’S CORNER: Change
can get you started. The staff there help you apply for the proper visa
shop will be held on Dec. 5
an extra $33 for every
feel for the
to visit the university in person.
Resource Centre (LRC) has information about different universities, their use can students and resources to help them with their
a place to start.
or check out the university
dates for the transition work-
website for a pus,
see enough stu-
and figuring out the application
shops are Oct. 23 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 2H06, and Oct. 25 p.m. in Room from noon to
your choice. According to a pamphlet from
dents one on one to go through the application process and help them
the right program.
definitely has a wealth
assessing that. the
PROVINCIAL ELECTION AND REFERENDUM DAY IS OCTOBER 10, 2007
— SPOKE, October
MU5T\ fee w/gs
A To '/)
the right to vote With a provincial election on the horizon, many citizens of Ontario are carefully studying the policies of various political parties so they can
make an informed
you ask university or college students who they vote for, the almost standard answer is “I’m not going to
However, plan to
This refusal to have their voice heard must stop. Or
students feel apathetic, believing their vote doesn't mat-
Others choose not to vote because of a lack of knowledge
and some refuse
to vote as a protest to the political parties run-
However, those same students complain about being ignored byx our federal and provincial governments. Tuition fees rise it seems every year, and many students wonder when the proverbleeding will stop.
Michael Dale, a professor in the school of liberal and media studies at Conestoga College, made a very clear and charging statement on the issue of student voting in a recent edition of Spoke.
“The reason you’re paying the tuition you have today is because you don't vote,” he said. “If the political parties knew 80 per cent (of students) were going out to vote every elecyou’d be paying less than half the tuition you are today. If young voters were voting, political parties would take care of
The only way
cent of 18- to 21 -year-olds cast their ballot in the
Only 38 per 2004 federal
have your voice heard
election and the traditional voting average
entitled to his or her
someone or something
bag? None of these possessions
pieces of ID at your local voting centre and they will give you a
should be used to describe some-
If you don’t want to give your support to any of the candidates, you can cast a protest vote. To do that, just simply leave your form blank and submit it. If you think you’re uninformed, all you have to do is go to each
have been a
party’s website. Right
you see visually creates great mis-
on the front page you will find a link to platform so you can study what each of them stands for and
wealth and social status
wear a Rolex? Drive
BMW may be
a rental and the handbag
we want we have
because of what they
what you make of can be gone tomor-
row, so enjoy
remarks of disbelief as drive.
Not many 21 -year-
kind of a
a very motivated,
driven and goal-oriented person. I
letters to the
want something, I'm going to get
like that in
do very well
cate myself on the markets and put
someone my age. Life is what you make of it; can be gone tomorrow, so enjoy and all it has to offer. Whether
be love, fame, fortune or a shiny
have always been a great saver.
to retire I
in the right places.
young and enjoy has to be done
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must not contain any
do what makes you
published and produced weekly by the journalism students of Conestoga College
contacted for verification. unsigned letters will be published.
Editor; Christopher Mills Advertising Manager: Jenn Sprach Spoke Online Editor: Alex McNanney Production Manager: Holly Featherstone Circulation Manager: Sarah Jaynes
should be signed and include the name and telephone number of the writer. Writers will be
get, evil glances
rich girl driving daddy’s car
as people think I'm a spoiled
work hard it
could do without are
the dirty looks
olds are able to
But what all
a lot differently then
almost $2,200. Never assume any-
Things don’t come cheap these
the real deal,
or not, the friendly sales
Vuitton handbag can be purchased
ignore them, they'll go away.”
into a store,
along with the wallet, set
very valuable and very easy-to-perform civic right go to waste, because Dale has a warning. “There’s an old saying. Don’t worry about your rights. If you
didn't bring Louis with me.
Where do we draw
assured the powers that be would take notice and
Stereotyping someone by what
accessorize themselves with.
There’s nearly half a million university and college students in Ontario. If every single one went out to vote, you could be rest
The Rolex could
Her reaction was
new owner of a
person based on
does a person have to
Vanessa, whatever you say. Five years, later
would be a
person. Everyone defines beauty, class,
my mom my
16 and told
Carry an expensive designer hand-
never forget the day
group is 25 per cent. Another alarming stat released in a study done by The Globe and Mail showed just 55 per cent of the 18-to-24 demographic thought voting was an important civic responsibility. And what is most troubling about the lack of young people voting is how easy the process really is. All you h£tve to do is take your voting card, which is mailed to you by the government, to a polling station in your area, mark your selection and drop the ballot in a box. It’s not rocket science or brain surgery. If you happen to lose your card, all you have to do is show two
order to achieve
College students can now borrow from other libraries tion card (student card)
By HIEN DINH
must present lation
Conestoga College's students, facand staff can now borrow resources from all 24 library Ontario colleges thanks to a newly
the lending library
revised direct borrowing agreement.
The length of a loan and any subsequent renewals depends on the specific college and borrowers are
number of years now colleges
Linda Schneider said, "To me it’s wonderful because as far as our own students, faculty and staff are concerned it opens up resources to them that they may not otherwise have been able to get at." Schneider said they (the colleges) had worked over the summer to get everyone on board. Although the college doesn’t have a similar direct borrowing agreement with any universities yet, Schneider said the college is
Students will rotate to six stawhere they can learn about
topics such as safety in the
drugs and alcohol and
a valuable resource.”
'The direct borrowing agreement states only circulating material may be borrowed and only college staff, faculty and students who are
employed or registered
are eligible to request a direct bor-
rower’s card. prospective borrowers must
have their college issued identifica-
borrowing agreement can be http://www.conestogac. at:
about making the best the sometimes limited
use of resources that the college libraries do have,” said Schneider. “The
the fifth year of Survivor
a counsellor at
something that even experienced by a Canadian would be considered
was normal in Canadian culture and what wasn't. “Sometimes students would come upon a situation where they didn’t know if it was just a cultural difference between their home country and Canada, or if there was
in the rec centre.
students had questions about what
the four levels of said. “It
because the level four students will
session will be interactive,
with relaxation exercises and door prizes available.
English language studies, said the
more you can make available to the greatest number of people, the better.”
Register and attend the
sessions Tuesday, October 2 (t 111-12 Room 2A111 Thursday, October 4 x) 12-1 Room 2A111
doubt pick C?
need a per-
also responsible for any late fees.
back and forth a
card,” he added.
a different school and you're trav-
probably involve local universities.
Conestoga students who are new Canada. The event will run Oct. 4 from
abusive relationships, public health
nice to have
materials borrowed. Borrowers are
something that we have been be investigating in the future,” she said, adding it would the
resources wherever students go. “A new student may find it hard
practical nursing student. “If you're
“We mix up
Conestoga, said counselling and international education services first came up with the idea because
munity and on campus,
Conestoga, an afternoon of awareness sessions and exercises for
the safe return or replacement of
libraries you'll likely
agreement is' a great idea,” said Cassandra Simpson, a first-year
need to sign up for this your strategy for multiple choice exams is “when in doubt, pick c then you and how to imquestions, analyze how to exams, choice multiple with work session. Learn how to only help you to preprove your probability of coming up with the right answer. This session will not exam anxiety. pare for writing multiple choice exams, but will also teach you how to manage ,
Wednesday, October 3 (c 1-1:30 Room 2A111 Wednesday, October 17 5) 1-1:30 Room 2A111 Wednesday, October 31 5) 1-1:30 Room 2A1 1
to know about Academic integrity?
Plagiarism? Quoting, summarizing, paraphrasing?
Writing Service can help:
hour of your time and
us for our Academic Writing Workshop.
Tuesday, October 9 (8 11-12 Room 2A111 Thursday, October 1 (8) 12-1 Room 2A111
Preparing for Midterms
good mark on the You’ve read your books and attended your lectures, now all you have to do is get a less than you cramming from get you grades Are the to study? minute last until the test! Do you wait “test” make you nervwould like? Do you feel like you study but still make poor grades? Does the word ous? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this workshop is for you!
Tuesday, October 23 Thursday, October 25
Memory Tools and Techniques Did you
that there are
two types of memory work?
Room 2A111 Room 2A111
College students are confronted with large
amounts of both types; therefore, in this workshop we will examine the different types a duce how memory works; present ways to enhance your memory; and recommend and techniques that can be used to improve your memory.
the learning t j Peer Services
Learning Skills Services
variety of tools
Room 2A103 Telephone: 519-748-5220 extension 2308 Website: http://www.conestogac.on.ca/learningcommons/index.jsp Email:
to find resources
Perez, a nursing student, bor-
considering the idea.
and know about the services available to them both on and off cam-
can also be hard to adjust to. This is the reason for Survivor
in their name. Michael Calayton, a first-year
(Photo by Hien Dinh)
main purpose of students to meet
but this year
— Page 5
Conestoga for the first time. However, this dramatic change in surroundings and social customs
Ontario are part of
exciting experience for the
Conestoga's manager of the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) said Conestoga has had a direct borrowing agreement in place for a
By MARCIA LOVE
card to the circu-
lOManitouDr. 7 King St. N
561 Hespeler Rd.
519.593.2303 519.895.1228 519.886.4500 519.624.9492
— SPOKE, October
Who By ELIZABETH BATE
should you vote for?
Whether you are a With the Ontario election nine days away, students have
voter or a veteran
and radio ads.
requested interviews with each of
hoping to ask
Mark Cairns of
Driver of the Freedom Party and
students give them their support.
the candidates for the
can be hard to
pick a candidate based on debates
respond to the requests.
Leeanna Pendergast THE PARTY: Liberal
What would you do for post-secondary students?
Summarize your platform
She was an educator for 20 years and is married first-time candidate.
for people to
Why are you
those three things are right,
What do you think
Why do you
running for office?
remind people of the cuts under the Conservative government.”
know about you?
grams, because students need a
“Education, health care and fami-
with three children.
for youth to vote? “1
(Photo by Elizabeth Bate)
Leeanna Pendergast poses
at her office.
was bom and I
raised in this rid-
raising a family in this rid-
What’s your favourite movie?
voting they are creating their
Michael Harris THE PARTY: THE
a graduate of
copy of which is www.ontariopc.com.
proud graduate of was a vice-president on
Conestoga. I student government. "1 am young, approachable and
What's your favourite movie? Major League.
(Photo by Elizabeth Bate) Michael Harris poses for a
their daily lives.”
What would you do for
“I’m running because
youth to vote? “Youth carry a strong voice.
know about you?
point Harris read
THE QUESTIONS: What do you
looking for real leadership.”
Why do you
for people to
key words. “Honesty, competent and
time candidate for the is
Summarize your platform
to strengthen the sys-
photo at his campaign
Larry Stevens THE PARTY:
ernment could actually do some good in our society.”
(Not available for photo)
Kitchener after years
Summarize your platform in five key words. “Increasingly government
uses coercion to control peo-
THE QUESTIONS: What do you think
THE PARTY: (Photo by Elizabeth Bate)
Len Solomon poses
a photograph at his campaign
located on Ontario
Street, in Kitchener.
that they use.
be a pay-per-use sys-
reason, to defend the family.”
Summarize your platform in five key words.
Kitchener area for 29 years. He is married with children.
basic cell of
THE QUESTIONS: think
Why do you
important for people to know about you?
chosen a career I’m here for one
“I haven’t in politics.
you running for
give recognition to that.”
important to vote to defend
Why do you
movie? The Straight Story
he will reloKitchener-
because no other candidates
were available for the Green
action, social justice, gender
ning in Kitchener-Conestoga
important for people know about you?
Jones says he is just a parachute candidate and tive
who want the
rest are avail-
on the (www.gpo.ca).”
Libertarian party are
from the 1850s." Jones explained that for him the referendum was the most important issue. He says
key words. "The Green Party is based on 10 key principals. (Some of which are) sustainability,
are you running for
(Not available for photo)
“the only ones that have a real
“The family is the basic cell of society. want to see people
What do you
community. “We have a saturation of bad ideas. If they sneeze in the GTA, we’re expected to wipe their noses.” the
rate in Ontario.
towards a limited govern-
people can affect change.”
Party. If elected
unemployment. Young peounemploy-
ple are the highest
“Growing concern about youth violence and youth
pay for only the goods
gone, one of the things that goes with it is taxes. People will
important for people to know about you? “Up until a few years ago was of the belief that gov-
important for youth
polling at six
per cent, but that the referen-
new mixed member
portional system will give a
voice to smaller parties.
you running for
Why do you
important for youth
"To give people someone to vote for."
vote? "It’s extremely important because of the referendum.
The system we have now
What's your favourite movie? 12 Angry Men.
— Page 7
and the classics 1
Cops and Cars show
features vehicles from 1920s to present By JENN SPRACH The Waterloo Regional Police 10th annual Cops and Cars show took place Sept. 15 at
Lakeshore Optimist Club ran the food booth selling burgers and French fries. National Service Dogs had a booth to raise money and aware-
headquarters, helping various char-
ness for children with autism.
ities from around the region money.
out the day which were lavished
which is split voted on by the
at the event,
had service dogs rotating throughwith affection by children.
50/50 and the
between charities committee, said Mike Walsh, who has been volunteering for four
police service a bus to shuttle people
What charities will be receiving the money has not yet been deter-
attending from parking to the event.
saying to their parents,
MADD which was sell-
ing various priced gift bags and the
Cambridge Self Help Food Bank which was there collecting donations.
Crime Stoppers was giving out badge stickers and tattoos to kids trying to raise awareness, said Walsh.
Grand River Transit loaned
said he overheard children
“That was Fve never been on a
Those who attended the opportunity to
wheelchair-accessible racecar. seats
driver, three passen-
gers in the back and the passenger side
reserved for a person
kids volunteered to
emergency vehicles were
“They did an amazing
Walsh. Nine-year-old Quinn Walsh had her whole face painted as a butter-
This 1980 Austin Mini
asked why she chose a butshe responded, “I just really
Quinn has been coming
event since she was five but this
year helping out.
by the Strathroy Police Service had a sign in the window which read ‘vehicle being set up as
an English-styled paddy wagon, for little people.’
just kind of everywhere,”
vendors, set-up and shutdown.
Photos by Jenn Sprach
178 cars were registered for the show from the 1920s to
Fourteen cars were given awards. Quinn said her favourite part was “all
ing by donation.
she said. She assisted with parking,
awareness to children. The Children’s Safety Village was offering $2 jeep rides and five
Lion’s Club raffled off a car.
the event giving tours
Brian Zannetos, 16, gets a feel for the
just a really
Nine-year-old Quinn Walsh, right,
had her face painted as a
by volunteers for a donation of $1 .50. butterfly
This 1927 Oldsmobile Model E
owned by Robert Meissner has polished wooden rims.
— SPOKE, October
Students dance the night
This large group of students gets ready
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fun as they line
at the entrance.
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poses with Hilary Way. Watson urged
to right, business,
— Page 9
CSI board of director, Zack Luff, gives out different coloured wristbands depending on whether or not they were old enough to drink.
and Mark Scrotum,
Jake Kudoba, a first-year general arts and science student, jumped into this photo with second-year broadcasting students Melissa Verwey and Natasha Daly.
electrical apprentice, called
themselves The Three Musketeers.
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Racing Association (COBRA) is looking for some team members from other programs to help them year’s competitions.
essentially a scaled-
sponsors to fund the project, organizing the team’s spending and time
management, creating posters and
The team dents
even looking for
advertising experience to travel to the
competitions and do a sales
pitch for the car, an event they had
trouble with last year.
“Engineers are good
“When it comes relations, we are not so
ing," said Jurchuk.
neering technology program, vol-
top of the thousands of hours
nights that go
Roger Enns, a professor and co-
unteered to help run the administrative side
team also has to promote the car and look for sponsors. This is where students from other programs can make contributions.
from other programs.
Jason Jurchuk, a third-year robotand automation student who
said they are looking for help with
public relations, advertising, graph-
and web design, business and
broadcasting, but stresses that any-
come "I its
get a team that has
(Photo by John Lintey)
Jacob Botden and Jason Jurchuk, robotics and automation students and members Off-Road Baja Racing Association, show off the mini Baja car they helped build.
of the team four years ago
into building a vehicle like this, the
a great idea to take
“Sales, marketing, project
agement and fundraising
from the design and analysis program. Jurchuk and Botden are the only two left from last year and are planJarvis
an integral part of the competition, and our technology students all
ning a 40 per cent re-design of the car to improve performance and fix
any damage from
those fields,” he said.
around for five years, and the 2006/2007 team consisted of Jurchuk and Jacob Botden from the robotics and automation program, along with Andrew Vernon, Chase Whitelaw, Peggy Graham and Jeff
races in will
be very similar to the competi-
tions they entered earlier this year.
Baja World Challenge
Explore the possibilities. A
to be a police officer... but
but direct. As an in-charge flight attendant, procedures,
and evacuations. But
being a police officer out of my mind. So
couldn’t get the idea of I
degree part-time and went through the application process to join the
Waterloo Regional Police Service.
a long haul
- Constable Rhea Lambert
The Waterloo Regional the door to a
www.wrps.onxa people helping people
Rochester, N.Y., where they
has accomplished. “I look forward to their continued growth and success as they go
events such as acceleration, maneuverability, the rock crawl, the hill climb and an endurance race, along
head-to-head with the best engi-
with the static events like the sales
and design judging.
placed 40th out of 141
teams in the four-day competition, and would like to build on that success this year.
race in South Dakota, as well as the
comnumber of dynamic
two June, which
are also planning to enter
WATERLOO REGIONAL POLICE SERVICE
ordinator of the mechanical engi-
— Page 11
buggy go off-road. The competitions test the car on multiple aspects of its design and of a dune
page and improving publicity with-
from, the robotics and automation and the design and analysis programs. While the team was able to place well in competitions with their mini Baja car, there were areas outside of the fabrication and design which they could have used some help with. dents
advertisements, creating a
Last year’s team only had stu-
better in the long run," he said.
The Conestoga Off-Road Baja
Enns says it has been an honour and a privilege to act as an adviser and is very proud of what the team
the world,” he
“Both our students and our
from the experience.” If you are interested in joining the team or would like more information, contact Jason Jurchuk at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the COBRA website at www.conestogac.on.ca/~minibaja
— SPOKE, October
Training for teachers
your teachers got so good at what they do, you can thank the profes-
would it be and why?
the guess work out of
which means she maintains all of Conestoga’s policies and procedures. She is also the person who takes care of prior learning assess-
facilitate training,” said
Nicola Tegan, first-year marketing
asked about what the professional
development office is for. “We also keep records of the training of various staff.” Torbay said some training is mandatory while some is negotiated
large part of
with an expertise
mandatory for teachers, she
“There were many useful recommendations about how to make a
“Teachers are about half of our
group and because they have
ple are hurt
have instant healing Sarah Wenger, first-year,
asks the voter to cast two
The number of members and
fessor Michael Dale.
form a government.
any given constituency wins that constituency regardless of whether
votes for a given party then that
our not they achieve 50 per cent of
party should have approximately 20
“The most a
not interested in getting
20 per cent of the population
per cent of the seats
her field but would
like to leant
interested in pursuing
other interests or developing skills
through course offerings
at the col-
lege,” she said.
year practical nursing student
less take the
going on “I think
in the final leg-
islature,” said Dale.
very important that
time to read what
regards to the vote.
you vote for this referendum and that you vote in favour because it is going to give you greater political
clout,” said Dale. "This will
democratic says Dale. “If
and hopefully more enjoy-
people understand the referendum
one for a
the people in that constituency vot-
votes for political party will be asked
the most votes in
Sandra Simpson said she’d need more information on the referendum before voting. Something which is not unusual said Diane Allen, a referendum resource officer, very few
winning candidate had only 18 per cent of the vote and won the riding. That leaves us with 82 per cent of
the simplest of majority
provincial election will take
place on Oct.
For more information on the refer-
endum and visit
Impact Expo 2007 took over Waterloo campus
systems, said political science pro-
the other for a local candidate.
the vote,” said Dale.
a majority system
Quebec about 30 years ago. The
ing benefits her students, Diebel said
— what you need
viding useful feedback/evaluation to
for teachers because
needs to be
colleges provide mandatory training
favour for a mixed
the current system,
discipline or to take a professional
referendum this election asking the populace their opinion on the electoral system. The referendum will if
for staff and
the students,” said Diebel.
teach. That’s a commonality.”
The provincial elections are comdo you know what you need to know? The province will hold a
employees,” said teachers, whatever
tance fund for teachers wanting to
in their discipline,
program, said the teacher training
The referendum stop time
construction engineering technology
mandatory training for staff or management. Both groups have training from time to time but it is specific to
and two teacher
other services such as a tuition assis-
“They may be
award called the Aubrey Hagar Award (known in its longer Aubrey Hagar the form as Distinguished Teaching Award) for which faculty are nominated.
Janet Diebel, a mathematics one
specific training that
standing accountants, but they
“To'htop time so
not have had teacher train-
ing,” said Torbay.
training for the
teachers because teachers
mary contact with the students. Along with training, the professional development office offers
to take the
also the chair of quality assurance,
college employees. She
“Better teachers turn out better stu-
Edith Torbay, the chair of staff
Training teaches teach or
dents," said Toibay.
development, arranges for the
If you could have any superpower, what
The next time you wonder how
questions answered by
By VANESSA BUTLER
people and push them Impact
Heather Grant, second-year practical nursing
students put their textbooks
organization dedicated to promot-
one-day free event. As Canada’s largest student-run entrepreneurial event, the Impact
Expo boasted guest
and leaderin Canada. initiatives promote
topics such as corporate responsi-
leadership and law
and entrepreneurship through various events such as national leader-
ship conferences, national appren-
where students got network with business representatives from all walks of life. Students also got the opportunity to exchange resumes for to
competitions, high school out-
Under 40. Stephen Siu, the Impact
initiative leader for
attended had the oppor-
tunity to kickstart their careers.
reach programs and national events In a story in the Sept.
Anish Bhavsar, public relations
executives to distinguished profes-
co-ordinator for Impact, said their
address was given for Elections
have spread the
business cards. sors, students
cussions on innovation, emerging trends,
hot markets, cutting-edge
research topics and technological
Smile Conestoga, you could be our next respondent!
and graduate projects. Impact Expo themes for 2007 were Innovation, Career Skills and Entrepreneurship. The Expo had over 60 high-profile industry guests and alumni including many of Canada’s celebrated Top 40
assignments aside to attend
without gaining weight.”
community booths, student clubs
The Impact Entrepreneurship Group is a non-profit student-run
mation seminars and a trade show-
“To eat anything
Sept. 29, thousands of
University of Waterloo
and successes relating
ness leaders shared their
also here in Waterloo,” said Bhavsar.
also featured corporate
sponsors such as
of Spoke, an
— Page 13
Trekking toward a higher power Christian club By WEI-LON LEE
Faith, the final frontier.
These are the voyages of the Conestoga Christian fellowship club.
knowledge about Christ, to promote fellowship amongst students, to spread the word of the Lord to the world and to boldly go where no Christians have gone before! Well,
Star Trek, but
a journey, a jour-
ney to grow closer to God, to develop your own spirituality and to use that spirituality to impact your own life and hopefully, life on campus as well.
questions about our
Another purpose of the club is to promote friendship, not only
place to discuss these questions.”
believers of the Christian
but also people from other
So even if you are an atheist or have an unhealthy obsession with Friedrich Nietzsche, you can
take your questions' or concerns to
“Anyone is welcome to our club, whether you agree with Christian views or not, and even if you don’t, we can still have a friendly discussion of our disagreements in a respectable manner,” said Robinson.
Further, he said being a spiritual
not just about blind belief
in a religion.
all born as spiritual and that’s why at some points in our lives, we all have
“Part of the purpose of the Conestoga Christian fellowship is to teach students the word of God, so that we have a better understanding of who God is and what he’s about,” said Pastor David
continuing mission; to gather
“Ultimately, to be Christian
enter into a relationship with God,
and to apply the Holy Scriptures in our everyday life, and not just to go to church every Sunday morning,” he said. If you have any questions or concern about the Conestoga Christian fellowship club, you can contact Pastor Dave Robinson at 519-6237911, or e-mail him email@example.com.
(Photo by Wei-Lon Lee) Pastor David Robinson, organizer of the Conestoga Christian Fellowship for 10 years, says student enthusiasm is tremendous.
Robinson, who is the pastor of Grace Bible Church in Cambridge, has been the organizer of the Christian
Conestoga for more than 10 years. “I think during my 10 years at Conestoga, the students have been
very energetic and eager to learn
more about God and
Robinson. In the years that he has
pastor of the Christian fellowship,
Robinson has seen people from many walks of life as well as from
Some have God and want to
never heard of
know more about
ers already believe in the teachings
of the Bible and want to
they can be encouraged to live out their Christian lives in a
“One of the main goals of the lowship
to allow people to learn
about God, about Christ and what he’s that
done for us, but it’s also to take knowledge, make it practical
and apply it Robinson.
It is for this purpose that he has dedicated every Wednesday evening to a Bible study where people can ask questions or clarifi-
cations about the Bible.
However, the fellowship and
just about Bible studies tures learning,
2L04, 2 B05, 2 BOS '
and background. “Every year we have a Christmas party where we all bring a dish from our home countries,” said the nationalities
also a place of
“We try to make we can.”
gathering for people from different
Joining the fellowship can also
adjust to life on
as well as
break the ice for those
more shy and withdrawn. “I think there
could be a
campus as-well,” said Robinson. “And since we’re not a big group, this may be more appealing to some individuals.” loneliness on
asked why he has devoted the time for the fellowship, Robinson said he sees tremendous potential in students; potential, he
Christian message, will help students become productive members
of society. Ultimately, he said, his prayer for students to realize
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— SPOKE, October
Week of October
By CHARLOTTE PRONG PARKHILL
Libra His Elvis Costello glasses can’t
hide his brilliant blue eyes and the
long dark eyelashes any
but sometimes being responsible
open up and
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the juicy personal
his songs. is
a Conestoga broad-
casting student and host of the
because he’s already
them - in Todd Donald
7 p.m. He’s also a talented singer-songwriter who has Lriday nights
just released his
second record, aptly
named Todd’s Second Record. You cannot always have your own way. It is time to compromise with others and
you tend to be a leader among your peers. So lead the pack in the
ered a solid set of
Wise beyond your
Kitchener Sept. 20, Donald delivhis
As he played
was accompanied by Jonathan Steen on electric guitar and mandolin, and Adam Bushlen on bass. Both also sang harmony. The lyrics and emotional intensiacoustic guitar, he
of Donald’s songs reveal his
making you wince. Take, for instance, the song Don’t
Do something you
great time to flex those cre-
draw or take a class community centre.
love; like a
small vacation to get
a Story. “It’s a song about
the daily grind or hanging out
with your friends.
say they like you - but
he says on stage. In
describes his only experience with love. “It’s about the
got close in
“I’m different so what
know I’ll never fit in.” He says the song One September
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learn to balance
discordance to the
just felt right inside.”
put sunscreen on and spent
on stage, but he does worry about
making mistakes. He describes first live
a hard balance to achieve, but
laser medical associates
played the El Mocambo, the had played there, so 1 played Brown Sugar in my set. I
That was really cool.” Steen, who played electric guitar on Todd’s Second Record, loves music.
he’s a great
“His music has a a
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time between the broadcasting prohis
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Lor now, Donald is even more proud of his second record than he
his first (obviously Lirst
Record). “I spent a
more time on
ways,” he says. “Exploration and taking our time to make sure right
everything was perfect.”
West mount in above the Urgent
renewing your beauty'
mix sounded greafat
Despite the presence of several enthusiastic
audience, Donald denies that his musical prowess brings him any luck with the ladies.
and no roadies show, Donald helps clean up the theatre and
of time arranging the vocals and laying in the backing parts to create rich harmonies. "The spent a
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order before things get out of control.
strong pop melody."
though. Let that be on the record.”
kind of jazz chords but
doesn't expect that to
voice by the time
Hair free before
it was was ridiculous!” Donald has played on the stages of some iconic music clubs. “When
June, he didn’t
writer,” he says.
funny and relaxed. “I’m a big man so I sweat a lot,” he says as he wipes his forehead. "Todd Donald towels will be on sale after the show, five bucks!” jokes Steen.
intense songs, the on-stage banter is
assumed the role of someone who was already comfortable on
of psyched myself up for
Things don’t always go
Life will get easier
live a little,
into place in
the one girl
love with, and she
Stop worrying and
this other guy.”
another song. Key Master, he sings,
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Todd Donald performs at his CD release party at the Registry Theatre. You can see Donald live at The Boathouse on Oct. 5.
10 songs from
record, plus a couple of old
release party at the
Duke of Wellington
pub with his cousins. You can listen to Todd Donald myspace.com/todddonald. His is available at The Beat Goes and other local record stores.
NHL season By AARON O’CONNELL
Let's not forget about the
will definitely be a
teams looking to make a push for that ever-so-precious Stanley Cup. Predictions are rampant on who will capture the cup, and who will win their division. Let me give you some predictions of my own. 1 will start with the
and the Central division. Last year it was a battle between the Detroit Red Wings and the Nashville
Predators, but with the Predators
After their run to the cup ended the
ings adding forwards Scott
should be even hungrier to get back
losing a lot of key players includ-
where they were last year. They have the same solid offence, defence and goaltending, and should have no problem taking the
Timonen and number goalie Thomas Vokoun, the Wings should
and Chris Drury to their already dangerous offensive team. They have a good young goaltender in Henrik Lundqvist, who probably would have grabbed the rookie of the year honours back in 2005 if he hadn't been in the same class as Crosby and Ovechkin.
Last year the
edged out the surging Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins by two points. Even though the Devils lost a key forward (Scott Gomez) and arguably their best defenceman (Brian Rafalski) they still have one
league with Marty Brodeur.
the offensive tal-
ent in the world, but we’ll wait and see
to the task
and whether or not goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury can lead this
After finishing third sion last year
in the divi-
which includes Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. Last year Buffalo led the divL sion almost from the start of the season and never looked back, but after losing two key offensive division,
hard to believe that this young team will be able to repeat as division winners without players
the Southeast, divi-
think the Rangers
have the potential to make a solid playoff run and take the Atlantic
This year will be a different story. think the Thrashers will make a
the division, but after
missing the playoffs Carolina Hurricanes
only a year
last year, the
They have some-
will be at the top of his
won the cup to make the
thing to prove and
to the Southeast divi-
have no problem repeating as divi-
champs. The Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues both have good young squads and should both push for a enough
Wings. Last year the Vancouver Canucks just edged out the Minnesota Wild by one point to take the Northwest division and this year should be to catch the
another close fight for the top spot. This time let’s throw the Calgary
Flames and the Avalanche into the
of the top goalies
The Pacific division includes the 2007 Stanley Cup champions Anaheim Ducks, who took the tight division a year ago by only three
points over the San Jose Sharks and
Again it should be between these three teams as well as the Los Angeles Kings who have improved their offence and defence dramatically. However goaltending is the key and they have yet to find a starter for this the Dallas Stars. tight
coming season. San Jose has had success
into the playoffs.
to finish first in the
they can get goaltend-
years now, but
has not carried
Calgary on the otherhand has one
the first day of regfor the second ses-
sion of this year’s intramural sports
plays by the
12 for ice hockey, dodgeball, vol-
leyball, indoor soccer ball.
Registration forms and team bonds must be handed in during registration week and there is no
guarantee for those trying to register after the 12th, as
number of teams
(Photo by Alex McNanney)
Condors crush Cambrian
taste victory By ALEX
be taken for
each sport. Ice hockey will accept 12 teams, volleyball and dodgeball will have 12 to 14, indoor soccer will have six teams and basketball will have
The team bonds
$40 for each sport except hockey, which is $ 200 The bond is basically a -security deposit which is given back at the end of the season if the team makes are
Intramurals will run Tuesdays to
year with different time slots for each sport.
and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., and 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays. Volleyball will run on Tuesdays from 7-11 p.m. Basketball and dodgeball will both run Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 7 to p.m. Indoor soccer will run on Thursdays from 4 to 6:30 1
All sports are co-ed, but there
you're looking to
Thanksgiving, then check out the new exercise equipment at the
The men's outdoor soccer team has struggled out of the gate thus
far after a 1-1 draw with Lambton on Sept. 18 and a tough 5-1 loss to
The centre, located on the second floor of the Conestoga recre-
Clair on Sept.
ation centre, received
looks to improve on their record
when Mohawk comes
winning ways on Oct. 3 Mohawk Mountaineers tangle with the Condors here at the
will look to
The team the
The women’s outdoor soccer team also had a topsy-turvy week,
Lambton 2-0 on Sept. 19, then being shut out by St. Clair 2-
solid start to the season, finishing
The team looks
to continue to
climb the standings
team had a
the men’s golf
for second with a total
on Oct. 3. The men’s rugby team collected their first victory of the season on
on Sept. 2 The team next heads to Peterborough for the OCAA Championships on
August. various pieces of Nautilus
equipment include a bicep curl, abdominal crunch, leg press, inner and outer thigh combo and more. A new Icarian Jungle Cable X-Over was also purchased for fitness buffs and for those who are just plain curious. The exercise machine is a workout station equipped with different weights that strengthen the different muscles in your body.
any of the sports. Katie
bulk of the organization for intra-
murals and said there
a lot of
year’s activities," she said.
says, with a lot of interest being
needed equipment because they
“We just needed some change and a new look to our facilities," she said. “The new equipment is perfect because its user friendly and it will attract more people to that section of the fitness centre.”
McCartney said even though the equipment is ideal for both males and females, women will most likely
of females tend to stick
slot this year.
Basketball has also been added
opportunity to play more of a game than just shooting around when the
said the athletic
dents are asking
sport might be more time while another one might change to just one semester depending on the interest specific
in the sport.”
Registration forms can be found online, along with important dates at
For more information you can Katie McCartney
519-748-5220, ext. 2317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Everyone seems to be spreadword about us. More and more members of the community are signing for gym memberships ing the
with us because of the
machines are the most popular. “Even people who have wheelchairs have inspected the new equipment,” she said. “This fact alone shows everyone that the new
machines are more accessible.” Laura Bradley, a first-year practical
nursing student, said
McCartney. “Some feel intimwhen they see muscular men
more friendly machines like new equipment we have.” She said more people are already
mittee tries to offer what the stu-
type of exercise equipment,”
using free weights, so they decide
shown by many
to the interest
students. This will give players an
getting a longer time
The success of dodgeball
Last year went really well, she
and league rules
have a great group of enthuStudent Athletic Committee
technician at the recreation centre,
own workout program after packing on some pounds at
year led to
By JOSHUA KHAN
It was an up and down week for Conestoga College varsity sports teams during the Sept. 17-23 peri-
eight to 12 teams.
Condors’ pitcher Laura Matheson freezes her counterpart Francine Landry for a strike during Conestoga’s 8-1 victory over Cambrian.
only a limited
title this year.
offered for the
Ice registration lasts until Oct.
think they are
show when they take
Today marks week
Intramural registration starts this
regular season for the past three
By JOHN LINLEY
Miikka Kiprusoff and good offensive talent in Craig Conroy, Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay. Their defence has' been one of the best for years and think they'll edge out Roberto Luongo and the Canucks for first in the Northwest division.
mix. The Avalanche should have a legiti-
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