BookFest has made its way back to Windsor for its 13th year.
University students were able to enjoy a free carnival on campus.
Lancer Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams end their season.
Spitfires break losing streak after a rough start to the weekend.
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Students to Vote on Bylaw and Elections Changes travisFauteux News Editor __________________________ A special meeting could determine whether or not important services for undergraduate students will continue. On Oct. 30, the University of Windsor Student Alliance (UWSA) is holding a special general meeting in the CAW Centre’s Ambassador Auditorium where students will be able to discuss and vote to ratify sweeping changes to the alliance’s bylaws and elections policy. April Adams, the chief returning officer for the UWSA, said she hopes to see a large amount of students attend the important meeting. “They requested change, so the only way we can implement the change is if they vote,” said Adams. “We need to hear their voice. We heard it once before, we acted on it, so now we need them to come on out.”
If 238 full-time undergraduate students do not attend, the UWSA board of directors will most likely have to apply the changes itself, an option the UWSA is reluctant to pursue. The University of Windsor has not forwarded student fees to the UWSA because it wants the alliance to fix major governance issues brought up last year, but if quorum is not met and students are unable to approve the governance changes themselves, the University may not be satisfied and could continue to withhold the Fall semester student fees. “If we don’t meet quorum and we can get everyone on board from the board, then we’re going to try our best to implement the new policy because we know it’s better for the members,” said Adams. “The way it works, I have two calendars now and one is for the old and one is for the new. They’ll both work.” See VOTE on page
Mohamad El-Cheikh, UWSA senator, and Kyra Knapp, operations manager, answer questions students have about the proposed bylaws and elections policy changes at a town hall Oct. 22. [Photo by // Travis Fauteux]
Students Hold Picnic for Child Poverty not every child is able to enjoy something as simple a picnic.
Social work students at the University of Windsor organized a flash mob Oct. 28 which also attracted the attendance of some high school students. [Photo by // Travis Fauteux] travisFauteux News Editor __________________________ A flash mob to raise awareness about child poverty and child welfare has taken place in the form of a picnic.
University of Windsor social work students organized the flash mob on the Chrysler Hall quad’s lawn Oct. 28. In addition to raising awareness, canned goods were also collected at the picnic to be donated to the
Windsor-Essex Food Bank. Paige McDowell, a second-year social work student who helped organize the event, said a picnic-style flash mob was chosen for the project because it expressed the message that
“One of the biggest concerns with child poverty and child welfare is child hunger itself,” said McDowell, “I know that there are a lot of children out there that go without food for the day.” According to Poverty Free Ontario, over the last 35 years the poverty rate in Ontario has remained between 9 per cent and just over 12 per cent, aside from a slight drop between 1980 and 1991 where the poverty rate reached 7 per cent. Poverty Free Ontario states, “whether in good or bad economic times, since the recession of 1992, Ontario has struggled to stay below a double-digit poverty rate of 10% or higher.” The flash mob was part of a class project for a social welfare class, which examines the Canadian social welfare system and focusses on ways to identify and assess the needs of vulnerable populations. “I think we tried to focus on food and the
picnic really symbolizes the children not being able to eat that lunch,” said McDowell. “So, I think by us having lunch and collecting canned goods, it just goes along with the theme of child hunger and trying to alleviate that.” The event also attracted the attention of grade nine, eleven and twelve pysical education class from Westview Freedom Academy, taught by Darcie Alfini. Alfini wanted to take her classes to also give them the chance to help the local food bank, while also learning about poverty. “I found out through Facebook from a friend of mine that they were doing this and I thought that it’s something that’s close and dear to me,” said Alfini. “It’s teaching the kids that, for example, one in six children struggle with hunger and we can do something about it ... especially in our local communities.”
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BookFest Lights Up Literary Enthusiasts
micaelaMuldoon Arts Intern __________________________ Windsor has hosted the thirteenth annual BookFest at the Capitol Theatre, showcasing authors and comic artists from around the continent. Events ran from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26, consisting of discussion panels, readings, workshops and a colourful book sale. Since its launch in 2002, BookFest has grown steadily in size each year. This year, it is estimated that over a 1,000 attendees visited the Capitol Theatre. Dr. Nicole Markotic, a creative writing and literature professor at the University of Windsor, has been attending BookFest for eight years and said she finds it very engaging. “What I especially look forward to every year is hearing an author I’ve never read before or hearing an author I’ve never even heard of before,” said Markotic. BookFest is hosted by Literary Arts Windsor (LAW), a registered notfor-profit organization that has developed relationships locally with the University of Windsor, the Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor Public Library, elementary and secondary schools, hospitals, art galleries and
restaurants. Not only does LAW provide recognition for writers, it also strives to educate and entertain the public with education of the literary arts in hopes to keep up appreciation for the art and expose the public to the happenings of the literary community. Proceeds directly benefit the authors, local publishing companies, hosting venues and the aforementioned schools and organizations during the remainder of the year. Sarah Jarvis, co-chair of the BookFest Windsor planning committee, said the event is beneficial to the community for the literary treasures it offers the city’s youth and the support it gives authors and downtown restaurants, among other things. While the lineup changes from year to year with many authors just beginning to spread their wings, many popular names can be enjoyed annually. Marissa Reaume, whose debut novel Shallow Enough to Walk Through was published in late 2013, came out as a first time author herself. “It is a very surreal experience [to be participating],” said Reaume. “I’ve always come here to BookFest and I sit and watch the other authors. I just never expected that I would be a part
Bookfest attendees browse through the works of featured authors at the Capitol Theatre Oct. 26. [Photo by // Micaela Muldoon- Arts Intern] of that.” Reaume said she felt nervous but proud to be a part of BookFest and although she previously did not know anyone on her panel, Fabulist Fiction, she has networked with some of her fellow authors. One of them is Richard Scarsbrook,
a novelist and short story writer who recently published his first collection of poetry. He is a veteran of BookFest and it shows in his confident demeanor. “I’m the kind of author that when I’m working on a project, I turn introvert and all I want to do is work on the
project,” said Scarsbrook. “But then when it’s time to go out and talk about the book and read from it and engage with the public, I equally enjoy that part of the process… Engaging the public and talking about the work and about writing in general is something that’s really thrilling to me.”
Community Gathers for RCAF’s 90th
DanGray News Intern __________________________ Veterans, children and adults alike have gathered to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The RCAF celebrated its anniversary Oct. 26 and a local open house was organized to coincide with the celebration. From Oct. 24-26, Windsor’s Passing the Torch committee, the Canadian Historical Aircraft Association, and Air Force veterans held the open house at the association’s hangar at the Windsor International Airport. Visitors were able to crawl in old gunner’s turrets, sit inside a Thunderbird aircraft and look inside Windsor’s Lancaster bomber. Brad Saunders is the Lancaster project coordinator at the Historical
Aircraft Association and an armed forces veteran. He said people were able to file through the hangar and learn about the RCAF. “This is the end of a week long process where we are celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force,” said Saunders. “In doing so, what we did was bring in almost 600 kids from surrounding schools and we had veterans on site.” “We had myself as a guest speaker, an ex-CF-18 pilot as a speaker basically just to educate the kids on veterans and the military today and what the Air Force is all about,” said Saunders. Karen Barnes, events coordinator for Passing the Torch, spent over 30 years as a reservist in the Windsor Regiment. Barnes said Passing the Torch has organised similar events in the past. This year, they worked with veterans, reservists and other com-
Oliver Chappus sits behind the turret of an anti-aircraft gun taken from a Lancaster during the 90th Anniversary celebrations at the Windsor Airport on Oct. 25. [Photo by // Dan Gray - News Intern] munity organizations to make the big celebration possible. “We have a core group of people
and then each year we have different people join that have an interest in that year’s event,” said Barnes. “The idea is to get the children in and get
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Students Enjoy Campus Carnival travisFauteux News Editor __________________________ A carnival came to campus, easing stress during midterm examinations. The carnival ran Oct. 21 and 22 in the Assumption parking lot at the University of Windsor. It included a Ferris wheel, a “Scrambler” ride, an inflatable corn maze, and free food. Approximately 2,500 students attended the event and two $500 scholarships were given to students who promoted the carnival via social media. The Society of Arts and Social Stu-
dents (SASS) at the University of Windsor wanted to hold an event that would bring students together and help them relax as school work picks up. According to Alex Andrea, a second-year nursing student, the society succeeded. “It was very refreshing to see students come and participate in extracurricular activities and step out of the zone of all the academics and the craziness of exams and projects that are due,” said Andrea. “It was a nice little break for everyone.” Andrea said after coming back from the school’s reading week, the mid-
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terms and projects can begin to pile up for students. Although she has a less demanding schedule this semester – Andrea is taking all electives – she knows other students are going through a tough time. “I know some people in my classes have dealt with multiple midterms within days of each other and they’re just trying to figure out which ones to study for, what chapters they should focus on, and that sort of thing,” said Andrea. “On top of that, they’re trying to get a good mark; in all honesty, it’s a lot of work, a lot of craziness, and a lot of pressure.”
Laughter could be heard and smiles were seen at “the scrambler” as it spun students around during the carnival Oct. 21 and 22. [Photo by // Travis Fauteux]
Free food was a huge hit at the carnival put on by the Society of Arts and Social Students Oct. 21 and 22. Students had the opportunity to fish for prizes at the carnival held Oct. 21 and 22.
[Photo by // Travis Fauteux]
[Photo by // Travis Fauteux]
From a ferris wheel, to “the scrambler,” students were able to get out in the fresh air and sunlight and take a break from academics during a carnival Oct. 21 and 22. [Photo by // Travis Fauteux]
Rides and treats were available for students to enjoy at the carnival put on by the Society of Arts and Social Students Oct. 21 and 22. [Photo by // Travis Fauteux]
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Hello Beautiful to Help Young Women Feel Beautiful
Some of the fashion selection in Hello Beautiful Custom Fashion & Bridal at the shop’s grand opening Oct. 24. [Photo by // Kar-Leigh Kelso] kar-leighKelso Arts Editor __________________________ A custom fashion and bridal boutique in Windsor is celebrating their grand opening in style by giving back to the community right off the hop. Hello Beautiful Custom Fashion & Bridal Boutique co-owners Lori Moore, Dee-Dee Shkreli and Harmony Peach are asking for donations of gently used prom dresses. As a perk for customers during their visit, the team is offering a one-time 15 per cent off any merchandise in the store. The team’s goal is to obtain 100 prom dresses to be given to New Beginnings to hand out to local young women during prom season in 2015 and they currently have just under 70 dresses. The store will be accepting donated dresses until they reach their goal. In addition, the team held a “Pretty Ugly Dress” contest. Participants had
the chance to win a total makeover of their “ugly” dress, with the shop owners promising to turn the garment into something its owner would be much more proud to wear. “We wanted to do something fun and different, and we also wanted to support a good cause, and with Halloween just around the corner a dress ugly contest really fit the bill,” said Moore in their press release. “Helping young girls feel beautiful and special on one of the biggest nights of their lives is so important, which is where the pretty part of our contest really comes into play.” Unfortunately, the turn out was quieter than expected, and no visitors braved the shop in their ugly dresses the “Miss Ugly Dress” sat unclaimed. However, the owners are still optimistic about reaching their goal in collecting the prom dresses and helping women in the community. When future charity events arise that focus on fashion and women, they said they will be stepping up to participate.
Nicole Morrell, general manager of the UWSA, fears that if funds are continued to be held back by the University, important services like the health and dental program, CJAM, The Lance, and club funding will be put in jeopardy. “Students should attend because this meeting will help decide the future of services and representation that matter to them,” said Morrell, adding that the future of important services are “all effected by the funding and the structure and bylaws we adopt.” In particular, the health and dental plan is operated at a cost of $3 million and is used by students with chronic
health conditions or who have been in accidents. In the event of a student’s death, the health plan contributes to costs, including the cost of repatriation – a situation that has happened in each of the past three years. An equally big fear is that students will be left without a voice on campus: student advocacy on University of Windsor committees, appeal committees, judicial panels, board of governors and senate will be virtually non-existent without a fully operating UWSA. Important University decisions regarding tuition hikes and program changes or cuts will lack the student perspective.
Hello Beautiful Custom Fashion Bridal Boutique co-owners (left to right) Harmony Peach, Lori Moore and Dee-Dee Shkreli show off their ugly dresses at their “Pretty Ugly” dress contest celebrating the shop’s grand opening Oct. 24. [Photo by // Kar-Leigh Kelso]
Peach said each women has a different style and most importantly, women aren’t “one size fits all.” “I get told when people go to a store the clothing isn’t fitting them,” said Shkreli. “So it’s not so much that what they’re wearing isn’t fitting them ... those clothes are made for certain measurements that not everyone has. Regardless of the size, the proportions [in clothes off the rack] are often not accurate to your own proportions.” Peach said sizes aren’t accurate and when it comes to clothing, women should just ignore the tags and try every item of clothing on. Listening to their bodies and feeling confident in their own skin is the most important part of clothes shopping. “If I could not put a size on something on our racks and say ‘Just try it on,’ that would be ideal,” said Peach. “Human beings don’t come sized. They come beautiful and we want to fit them exactly how they are.”
Furthermore, if funds are not forwarded to the UWSA, it will not be able to pay its full-time and part-time staff, who have worked over the summer to create the new bylaws and continue to hold events like frosh week and the Coming Home Music Festival. “We want to be as transparent as possible,” said Adams. “We really want the new policy to come out.” Significant Changes The new bylaws and elections policy constitute a major renewal for the UWSA; they attempt to correct a number of issues which have caused problems in the past and to restructure the UWSA’s governance so it is in line with the Ontario Corporations Act and the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act. In addition, the elections policy has been made to comply with Elections Canada.
A dress waits inside Hello Beautiful Custom Fashion & Bridal to be brought to a new home at the shop’s grand opening Oct. 24. [Photo by // Kar-Leigh Kelso]
Among the biggest changes is the decision to combine the board of directors and council into one governing body. In the past, the board of directors handled the UWSA’s financial decisions while council managed all other decisions. Another major change is the removal of two executive positions leaving on four in total. Earlier this year, an investigation by the University into the UWSA’s governance alleged that two executive positions were improperly created in the 2012/2013 year, which would mean the two positions did not exist at the time of the 2013 elections. The UWSA is hoping the four-executive framework will make the organization more efficient and effective. There will also be accountability measures in place, clarifying the du-
ties and responsibilities of elected executive and board members and outlining disciplinary measures for those who do not follow the rules. There are two important changes in the proposed elections policy. The first change is that candidacy for the president’s position will be limited to only students with previous experience in the UWSA. The second change is that “candidates may not affiliate with each other in the form of a team, party, loose coalition or slate,” according to the policy. Last year, some students attributed the fact that most candidates were uncontested to the use of slates in the election. Morrell said the UWSA is looking to move forward and make the organization the best it can be for students.
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Spitfires Find Scoring Touch After Poor Start to the Weekend
Richardriosa Sports Editor __________________________ The Windsor Spitfires begin to find the back of the net as they snap a fourgame losing streak in the last of three games in three nights. Despite the Steelheads tying the game up three times, the Spits would finally grab the overtime winner in a game where they always looked one step ahead of their opponents. Windsor defeated Mississauga 5-4 Oct. 25 at the WFCU Centre after losing the previous two nights 5-2 away to Guelph and 1-0 at home to Plymouth. The win wasn’t enough for the Spits to move out of the bottom of the OHL West Division, but it did increase their record to 4-7-1 on the season. The week started off poorly for the Spits as they lost 1-0 to Plymouth Oct. 23 despite outshooting the opposition 30-27. Head coach Bob Boughner said his best players needed to step up and start producing points. “Our power-play has been a major disappointment through the first 10 games and that’s no different tonight,” said Boughner. Boughner said he felt the team’s power-play killed momentum and failed to generate any offence. He called on
his team to improve their decision making heading into the next two games. Although the team would lose 5-2 to the Storm the following night in Guelph, the Spits did improve their power-play, with Sam Povorozniouk scoring both goals with the man advantage. Josh Ho-Sang picked up assists on both goals, before adding a goal of his own the following night against Mississauga to round off the week. The focus on improved offence finally paid off against the Steelheads, as the Spits outshot their opponents 42-27 and really should have won in regulation.
In Windsor’s fourth win of the season, Norwegian right winger Markus Soberg finally picked up his first OHL goal in what he said has been a difficult transition adjusting to the smaller ice surface in North America. “I should have had a goal already in the first game against Erie,” said Soberg. “It didn’t happen and my performances have been up and down too much. I need to have more consistent performances and the way I played today, I should play every game.” Soberg was picked as the team’s player of the game despite Slater Doggett picking up two goals, including the overtime winner. The defender said
Spitfires defenceman Slater Doggett celebrates scoring the game-winning-goal in overtime against Mississauga Oct. 25 at the WFCU Centre. [Photo by // Richard Riosa] he was more concerned with securing the win than any personal accolades. “The mindset in the room was that we had to get this win no matter what,” said Doggett. “We had to do whatever it took and everyone was on the same page with that gameplan and it really paid off.”
Boughner said although it’s been difficult to develop team chemistry so far this season, he was happy with the team’s performance against the Steelheads and said he hopes to see them continue playing positive, attacking hockey. “It’s a much needed win for our team’s psyche,” said Boughner. “I think on
the weekend as a whole, I though that there were a lot of good things and obviously some bad things – we’ve got to learn how to maintain a lead.” The Spitfires will look to use these lessons to improve their record when they host Kingston Oct. 30 and London Nov. 1 at the WFCU Centre.
Haunted House Revives Campus Legends
travisFauteux News Editor __________________________
A University residence building has been reverted back to it’s original form to frighten students in light of Halloween. Electa Hall, currently a University of Windsor residence, was once a nunnery as part of Assumption College. However, on Oct. 24, the legends that inhabit the haunted residence came alive. Amber Norman, residence life coordinator for Electa Hall, organized the event with the help of twenty volunteers. She said some students wholeheartedly believe the legends about the residence. “Some students hear footsteps at night,” said Norman. “It’s not anything really scary, but some people do believe things happen here; I guess that makes this a good place to have a haunted house.”
boiler room could scare the bravest of students on a daily basis, but the addition of satanic messages written in “blood” on the walls and of chainclinking mental patients transform the residence into a terrifying house of horrors. According to some students, the residence itself is just as frightening as ever. It is said that students living on the fifth floor are able to hear footsteps on the floor above – a floor that is empty and, usually, locked. However, residence life manager Sandra Davis said the legends were created over a decade ago. “People actually think it’s true,” said Davis, “which is fantastic because we’ve been doing this [haunted house] every year.”
“The whole story is about how there are all these areas in the basement that are haunted by various nuns and things that used to live in Electa many years ago,” said Davis. “In the old boiler room, there’s a nun who was The basement of the residence of- exiled there and she’s in there with fers a creepy backdrop for the event. a baby cradle because she ended up Large, walk-in freezers and an old getting pregnant.”
Student volunteers recreate some of the University’s most horrific legends. Photo provided by Amber Norman at Residence Services Oct. 23.
[Photo by // Travis Fauteux] Students were asked to bring a cash donation or canned goods as an entrance fee to the haunted house;
donations went to the student food bank at Iona College, which helps feed registered full-time and part-
time University of Windsor students in need.
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Lancer Women’s Hockey Maintain Winning Ways Over Voyageurs and Lakers
ankurkumar Sports Intern __________________________ The Lancer women’s hockey team has captured four points this weekend with wins over the Laurentian Voyageurs and Nipissing Lakers. Despite the one shootout loss to the Western Mustangs, the Lancers have not been shaken at all. Yet to be defeated in regulation, the Lancers are off and running with nine out of potential 10 points and a 4-0-1 record. Oct. 25, the Lancers were up against the winless Voyageurs – an opportunity that may have seemed easy, but once again in the company of purple jerseys, the Lancers found themselves fighting to the wire to secure a win. A 3-2 clutch victory thanks to Jenny MacKnight’s shootout winner foreshadowed what was to come the next night for the reigning OUA scoring champion. “There’s a different vibe to the season,” said MacKnight. “We’re pretty known… It’s good to finally put one in and get on track to win games.
Perhaps five games to find the first point of the season seems like a lifetime, but head coach Jim Hunter agreed it was only a matter of time. “Jenny’s going to be here for the full season and have a big impact on this team,” said Hunter. “I wasn’t worried. It takes a little pressure off of her.” Against the Nipissing Lakers, MacKnight potted her first of the season 5:36 into the second period, with assists from Erinn Noseworthy and Bree Polci. One of the top lines in the OUA last season proved productive once again. Goals from newcomers Krystin Lawrence and Shailyn Waites sealed the 3-1 victory over the Lakers, who struggle to find their first win on home ice. With Waterloo and Laurier to close the five-game road trip, the Lancers could not be more thrilled to end the voyage against the current OUA champions of women’s hockey. “It’s just the competitive level and the atmosphere that gets you going,” said sophomore goaltender Marissa Kozovski, who has only allowed seven goals in her first five games - never more than two so far this season in
Lancers forward Bree Polci. [File photo courtesy of golancers.ca] any game. Laurier has also won four of their first five games. A big game awaits the Blue & Gold when they conclude
their early season road trip against the Golden Hawks. “Laurier’s trouble is us,” said Hunter. “We’ve done it once and we can do
it again. Hopefully we’ll put together another two points and when you beat teams like that, those are the points that make a difference in the standings”
The Best Beyond the West: The Lancers Place First in Entire OUA
ankurkumar Sports Intern __________________________ Last season, Spencer Pommells of Grand Prairie Alberta led the Lancers hockey team with 13 goals and 19 assists through a 28-game campaign. Seven games into the new season – one quarter of the 2014-15 schedule – Pommells is already sitting at nine goals and nine assists. Whether it was completing the hat trick with five seconds left to play in regulation in the 5-4 win Oct. 24, or scoring the overtime winner the following night in a 7-6 win against the Lakehead Thunderwolves, number 11 remains modest after exceeding expectations. “I was just trying to remain calm when the games were tight like that,” said Pommells. “Everyone starts to grip their stick… You just have to calm yourself” What is so different about Pommells this season compared to last? He credits his linemates and the group of senior players leading the charge for this season’s new class of Lancers. “We have solid veterans. They realize
these games are just a prelude to the playoffs,” said Pommells. “We’re going to keep playing the way we play and if we continue to do that, we will be successful.” The Lancers are standing strong with a perfect 7-0-0 record. Not only are they undefeated in the West division, but they sit first place atop the entire OUA. Along the way, Pommells is the leading goal scorer and overall point getter in the conference. “Pommells is playing great hockey and hopefully he keeps it up,” said sophomore Julian Luciani. “He is having a hell of a start.” Luciani found a pair of points last weekend when he recorded two assists against one of the toughest teams in the OUA. The Thunderwolves came out harder the second night, but even though the Lancers once again found a way around them, they cannot let it get to their heads. “To win two games was exciting in itself, but the way we won was particularly gratifying,” said head coach Kevin Hamlin. The Lancers will return to South Windsor Arena to end a phenomenal October and start a promising
Lancers forward Spencer Pommells battles for the puck behind the Lakehead net this weekend as Windsor wins two-straight against the Thunderwolves Oct. 24 and Oct. 25. [Photo courtesy of golancers.ca] November. With the lowly RMC Paladins coming to town, desperate for their first win, the Lancers will not take anything for granted. “We have to improve every day… We
have a target on our backs, especially now,” said Hamlin. “In order for us to get where we want to be, it’s important we continue to improve every day… to suggest we’re a finished product would not be accurate at all.”
If the first seven games have delivered so many worthwhile moments, one can only anticipate the excitement that will follow if the Lancers can add two more wins to their immaculate record.
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Lancer Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams Fail to Live up to Expectations Richardriosa Sports Editor __________________________ The Lancer men’s and women’s soccer teams have both crashed out of the OUA playoffs in the first round after disappointing results. Both teams suffered heartbreaking loses Oct. 22. The men fell 1-0 away to Western thanks to an injury time header and the women were swept aside 2-1 by Guelph at Alumni Field after a penalty shootout. The men kept possession for much of the game against Western, but according to head coach Steve Hart, they had a hard time finding their attacking rhythm. “Western had one tactic against us,” said Hart. “That was to thump the ball long… It was quite disgraceful actually. It was just kick and run – kick and chase the ball.” Hart said he was proud of the way his team tried to play, despite the disappointment of the end result. Much like the men, the women dom-
inated possession against the Gryphons, however the breakthrough would not come for the Lancers until the 102nd minute. With the game looking wrapped up, Guelph capitalized on a defensive lapse to tie the match with little more than one minute remaining. Assistant coach Stacey Ditchfield said losing after controlling much of the game was a very difficult thing to accept. “It takes five seconds for a mental breakdown to be the difference between a win and a loss and tonight is an example,” said Ditchfield. Both teams will be optimistic for next year after failing to reach expectations this season. There was some truly beautiful soccer played at Alumni Field this season, but the end product just wasn’t always there. Hart said he will be returning to Europe in the off-season for recruiting, as well as looking for more local talent to help fill in at goalkeeper, central defence and possibly up front. Hart said he believes both teams deserved
Guelph goalkeeper Elizabeth Brenneman makes the winning save against Windsor in a penalty shootout Oct. 22 at Alumni Field. [Photo by // Richard Riosa] to win and is itching to get another crack at the OUA next year.
Lancer Men’s Volleyball Kick-Start Season With Two-Straight Wins
Richardriosa Sports Editor __________________________ The Lancer men’s volleyball team has bounced back from their seasonopening loss with back-to-back wins in Kingston. The Lancers overcame the Queen’s Gaels in a hard-fought 3-2 (25-22, 2624, 18-25, 25-27, 15-10) victory Oct. 24 and dominated RMC Paladins Oct. 25 to a 3-1 (25-18 25-17, 22-25, 25-14) win. “They [Queen’s] are always a very strong team.” said Lancers head coach James Gravelle. “We’ve had five straight matches versus them that have gone to five sets, so it was nice to stick with it.” Friday’s game demonstrated The Lancers’ ability to battle through adversity after they allowed Queen’s to come back from a 2-0 deficit to level it up 2-2. The fifth set saw a shift in momentum as the Lancers overcame a difficult Gaels side to steal the win.
“We were up two sets to nothing, then came out in the third set with a little bit of a lull and Queens pushed back, so the third set slipped away from us,” said Gravelle. “To go to the fifth set after being up 2-0 was a little bit frustrating, but those types of matches build a lot of character and I’m very happy with the result.” Gravelle was understandably pleased, but more so because the win emphasized the great team spirit within his squad. “We had key contributions from players off the bench and we had great support from players on the sidelines as well, so it was truly a great team win and that was nice to see,” said Gravelle. The coach singled out Chad Hinchey, who came off the bench to turn the momentum back in the Lancers’ favour and Shawn Reaume, whose incredible dig - and a play of the year contender - created the opportunity for a vital point in his team’s shift in
“It is devastating,” said Ditchfield. “They don’t deserve it. We deserve to win.”
Both teams will now have to wait until next season to make another attempt at a successful playoff run.
What’s Cookin’? Sloppy Joe Casserole
momentum. Saturday night’s starting team saw Shaun Reaume, Paul Borger and Greg Simone left out of the starting line-up, but coach Gravelle said it was purely down to the excellent level of depth available to him within his squad. “Because we have such a deep team, we were able to plug in some other players and get the job done and it was nice because all of our players got in the match and got some experience, so it was a really successful weekend,” said Gravelle. Gravelle said he wants his team to be able to serve better, as they missed a lot of serves on Saturday night, but the team’s defensive strength is encouraging and what Gravelle said he believes will carry this team forward. The Lancers will host the Guelph Gryphons Oct. 31, followed by the Waterloo Warriors the following night.
JolenePerron Editor-in-Chief ______________________ Sloppy Joes are a classic for families, but how about taking this new world spin on an old world tradition by turning the dish into a casserole? The best thing about casserole dishes is that they can be prepared days prior and then thrown in to the oven at the last minute for a quick and easy dinner that will always leave you satisfied.
Ingredients: 1 (15 Ounce) can of Sloppy Joe sauce 1 lb. ground beef (or turkey, or chicken) 1 small onion, diced 1 Cup grated cheddar cheese 1 (16.3 Ounce) can of refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (Pilsbury makes good ones)
Instructions: 1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Spray an 8-Inch baking dish with cooking spray and set it aside. 3. In a large pan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until it’s no longer pink. Drain and return to skillet. Stir in your Sloppy Joe sauce and stir it over low heat until warmed. 4. Pour hot beef mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle on cheese and arrange uncooked biscuits on top. 5. Bake for 15 – 18 minutes, or until the biscuits are golden brown Note: For advance preparation, put the beef mixture in the refrigerator until ready to bake. To bake, just cover the dish and heat in 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20-30 minutes. Then uncover, top with the biscuits and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes. For more recipes like this one, visit theseasonedmom.com.
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* Indicates Canadian Artist 1 CARIBOU* - Our Love (Merge) 2 ZEUS* - Classic Zeus (Arts & Crafts) 3 SLOAN* - Commonwealth (Yep Roc) 4 WOLVES FROM DOGS* - Wolves From Dogs (Self-Released) 5 JAMES O-L AND THE VILLAINS - On The Banks Of The Detroit River (Self-Released) 6 MITCHMATIC* - A Night Lost (Self-Released) 7 THE NAYSAYERS - The Naysayers (Self-Released) 8 SINGLE MOTHERS* - Negative Qualities (Dine Alone) 9 WISH* - Wish (Hand Drawn Dracula) 10 THE WOODEN SKY* - Let’s Be Ready (Chelsea) 11 RICH AUCOIN* - Ephemeral (Bonsound) 12 KIRAN AHLUWALIA* - Sanata:Stillness (Magenta) 13 ALVVAYS* - Alvvays (Royal Mountain) 14 ELEPHANT STONE* - Three Poisons (Hidden Pony) 15 SBTRKT - Wonder Where We Land (Young Turks) 16 SLIMKID3 & DJ NU-MARK - Slimkid & DJ Nu-Mark (pot hard) 17 DIRTY CATFISH BRASS BAND* - Brass Riot (Self-Released) 18 VARIOUS* - Sounds from the Workshop: Live Sessions from CJSW 90.9 FM (CJSW) 19 HIGH ENDS* - Super Class (Dine Alone) 20 THE BARR BROTHERS* - Sleeping Operator (Secret City) 21 DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979* - The Physical World (Last Gang) 22 BUCK 65* - Neverlove (Warner (WEA)) 23 CHOKEULES* - Stay Up (Hand’Solo Records) 24 ELLIOTT BROOD* - Work and Love (Paper Bag) 25 MUNESHINE - In Transit (Scissor & Thread) 26 EAMON MCGRATH* - Exile (Aporia) 27 PROTOMARTYR - Undercolor of Official Right (Hardly Art) 28 LOWER PLENTY - Hard Rubbish (Fire) 29 SAM COFFEY AND THE IRON LUNGS* - Gates of Hell (Southpaw) 30 TY SEGALL - Manipulator (Drag City)
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St. Denis Centre
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South Windsor Arena
Nov. 1 @ 8:00
St. Denise Centre
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St. Denise Centre
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St. Denise Centre
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Halloween Halloween Night Night Arts Arts Calendar Calendar
Halloween Hootenanny with Cowboys in Cardigans and Special Guests of the Pack and The Hoop Time: 10 p.m. Price: $10 at the door Location: Venue Music Hall Chris Crossroads Time: 11 p.m. Location: Phog Lounge Scarehouse Windsor Time: 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. Location: Tecumseh Mall Halloween Meet & Greet Pirate Show Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: Devonshire Mall WCCA presents Dracula Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. Location: Walkerville Collegiate Institute Auditorium Halloween Haunted Crawl Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Hurricane Pub & Grill Admission: At least one non perishable food item Halloween Party Time: Dinner Hours Location: Gourmet Emporium Standprov Comedy Show Time: 9:00 p.m. Location: Comedy Quarry at Rockhead Pub West Side Halloween Party Time: 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Location: Dominion House Windsor Haunted House Time: 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. Price: $10 Location: 716 Pelissier St.
Movie Review: John Wick GrantJonsson Arts Intern __________________________ Welcome back Keanu Reeves: playing the title character, John Wick provides Reeves with an excellent return to form as an action hero. The film quickly starts off with Wick’s wife passing away and subsequently having her send John a puppy as her last act so he can better cope with her departure. Due to a less than kind interaction at a gas station, a mobster’s son decides to pay John a visit, beat him absolutely senseless, steal his car, and kill his dog. Probably the worst move in this kid’s life because he just stole from John Wick, who just happens to be a former assassin. What follows is an exciting, topnotch, fun fueled, and kinetic revenge film which rarely breaches the line of being too corny. The action set pieces are thrilling with every shot - they never feel as if something has been
overdone or rehashed from another film. That is just one of the benefits of having two former stunt men, David Leitch and Chad Stahelski, behind the camera in the director’s chairs. It also helps that all of their actors are on the ball performance wise, with supporting players Willem Dafoe, Ian McShane, and Michel Nyqvist providing notable highlights. However, this is Reeves’s film from the beginning and he dedicates himself to the role so passionately that we can’t help but believe this guy would go on a killing rampage to avenge his dog. Toward the end, some plot holes do emerge but they never distract from all of the amazing martial arts and gun work. With great performances and amazing action sequences, John Wick is one of the more enjoyable films of the year and I didn’t even mention the mysterious “The Continental” hotel. Go see the film to find out.
Published on Oct 30, 2014
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