Lady Lords take tournament! Job fair
to D C
By CIndy Wells
Employment opportunities await stu
dents at Durham College and UOIT’
annual job fair.
Durham College’s seventh an<
UOlT’s first annual job fair is being hel<
Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in th’
gym. This is an opportunity for stu
dents to speak with employers abou
full-time, part-time, summer, contrac
and internship positions.
Admission to the fair is free for stu
dents with a valid Durham or UOIT stu
dent ID. Regular admission is $10.
There will be close to 60 employer
attending the iob fair. Some of th’
REACHING FOR THE SKY: Lady Lords players Tryshia Colquhoun, left, and Candace Brandauer, attending employers include: Canadjai
go for the ball in the Killer Instinct Cup tournament held here at Durham College and UOIT. The Security InteiH^c’ncc .Service’ (CSIS)
Ltik’eriuyc Health, Ontario Po\vc
Lords finished in first place to much applause from the crowd. See Lords pg. 21 Generation, Durham Regional Police
Paramount Canada’s Wonderland,
See Job Fair page:
Lords come’.out on top
’ Page 21. ’
Faculty: Still no settlement
at a mid-point between the maximum wage of secondary
By Jessica Smith teachers and university professors. According to the union rep-
Chronicle Staff resenting college faculty, the latest offer would mean that in
As colleges and faculty continue to wrangle over issues of three years time, faculty would be receiving a salary of only
salary, workload, job security and benefits, recent negotiations $300 more than that of the highest paid secondary school
ended without an agreement for the 24 community colleges teacher, due to the average salary increase settlements of 3.9
across Ontario. per cent for secondary school boards. The union is asking for a
"What’s happening now is we’re (negotiating team) prepar- 4.75 per cent increase in the next two years, which has been
ing to take a strike vote. At this point, the mediator has dropped from the original 5 per cent the union was asking.
adjourned talks so we’ll go back to the table whenver we’re The workload portion of the contract is another sticking
called," said Peter McKeracher, president of OPSEU local 354 point for both sides. Debbie Rautins, vice president of OPSEU
and member of the negotiating team. local 354, said aver the last three years computer technology
P.18 A^strike vote, which gives management notice of the union’s advancements have increased the workload for teachers in a
Sue willingness to go on strike, is set for Feb. 17. A pre-strike vote
was held last fall and faculty voted for a strike at that time.
variety of areas, including the implementation of new tech-
nology into the curriculum. The previous contract did not lay
Johanson McKeracher said in his opinion it is unlikely that there will be out specific time allotments for the increased demand on
Travelling speaker any further talks prior to Feb. 17. teachers’ time. As well, the union said workload is being
educates youth Management .however, expects to see discussions happen increased in general and that education is suffering as a result.
before that date. lan McArdle, executive director of the College The issue of benefits is also unresolved, with one of the top-
Compensation and Appointments Council for the Colleges of ics being drug benefits.
Applied Arts and Technology, said he remained hopeful that a Management’s latest drug card proposal would be a change
settlement would be reached and was "very confident" the from the previous plan and would now include a third party,
mediator, John Mather would be calling the bargaining teams BCE Emergis, a subsidiary of Bell Canada Enterprises, which
back to the table prior to Feb. 17. would approve any new drugs before they would be included
"We believe the mediator will be calling us back soon," said on the drug plan.
McArdle. " we are hopeful we can reach an agreement." The previous drug plan covered all new drugs approved by
The last two-year contract expired Aug.’31 and the two sides Health Canada. The union’s stance is that the new card would
were unable to reach an agreement prior to that date. While limit access to certain drugs because of this third party inclu-
discussions have continued since that date. the biggest issues sion.
to hammer out continue to be salary, workload, job security The negotiation teams have come to agreement on a Return
and benefits. to Work Task Force (RTW) which would look into issues of
R2 Talks on Dec. 18 were unsuccessful and parts of the propos- employees on long-term disability, short-term disability and
al tabled by management expired Jan. 16 without a settlement.
A look at KPI The wage increases proposed by management were 3 per
WS1B who may return to work. During negotiations the task
force, which included faculty, support staff and management
Annual survey cent per year for the next three years, with the latest proposal representatives, created a model RTW system, which both par-
now out offering an added 0.5 per cent increase in the second year of ties agreed upon. The union is demanding this model be
the three-year contract. This latest offer would be retroactive to included in the collective agreement,
Sept.l. College support staff voted in favour of the same wage With talks now adjourned, botli sides remain hopeful a set-
increase offer Dec. 18. tlement will be reached before the tentative strike date, March
For faculty, the goal is to keep salaries for college professors 3. .
2 THE CHRONICLE January 27. 2004
It’ s time to give your input
By Jessica Verge accountable to students, graduates and
Chronicle Staff their employers, and that’s something
With all the tests, quizzes and assignments that Balenko values.
grace a college student’s desk, it’s important not "I strongly believe that we need to be
to miss one paper coining your way this February: accountable," she said.
the annual KPI survey. The 2003 KPI results reported tliat
KPI, or Key Performance Indicator, allows stu- Durham College, which ranked first in
dents to tell the college what they think of pro- student satisfaction among the six GTA
grams, facilities and services. college for the fifth year in a row, had
Launched in 1998 by the government of increased all its rating from previous
Ontario and used by 25 colleges in the province, years.
KPI is anotlier way for students to have their voic- Irving hopes to continue providing
es heard. While tlicre arc five KPI surveys, includ- that high standard of achievement to
ing student, graduate and employer satisfaction, students, graduates and employers.
graduate employment and graduation rate, it’s "We definitely want to keep that posi-
the Student Satisfaction survey to which those tion and improve wherever we can," she
currently enrolled at Durham College need to said.
direct tlicir attention. KPI surveys will l)c distributed in class
"We want students to understand how impor- during tlic first two weeks of February,
tant these surveys are and that tlic feedback we though an advanced survey was avail-
receive is utilized," says Shelley Irving, Support able last November for those students
Services Officer for Judy Morctton, VP of not on campus tills semester.
Academic Excellence and Innovation, and Bev To participate in the anonymous sur-
Balenko, Chief Operating Officer. vey, students must be enrolled in at least
"With that feedback, we continuously improve their second semester of a full-time pro-
our programs and services." gram.
Results from the last academic year, which For graduates, surveys are issued six
were released April 9, 2003, led to a long list of Photo by Jossica months after graduation and ask how
improvements around campus, including a new (lie college performed during their edu-
residence and dining hall, new student clubs, a TIME TO RATE STUDENT SATISFACTION: Jessica cation. KPI also asks for permission to
new year-round tennis facility, new computer ser- Johnston and Heather Rinnard, second-year ECE stu- contact their employers to find out how
vices, a new hairdressing salon and the arrival of dents, hold an advertisement for this year’s KPI survey well the college prepared graduates for
Tim Hortons and the Big Pita. their jobs.
"We really value what students have to say," said better, Results for this current academic year will be avail-
Bcv Balenko. And since 10 per cent of the school’s funding is able in April 2004 and posted on My Campus Web
She isn’t the only one with that belief. All college linked to KPI, funding which is put back into the col- site. Look for free bookmarks throughout the college
programs, areas and student services use the KPI lege to aid improvements, participation is important. with further KPI details and more improvements
results to develop an action plan to serve students The goal of KPI is to make Ontario colleges more Durham College has made because of their results.
job fair Appearances are deceivin
By Lindsay Orser parking spot, you don’t need it, it’s for person is actually disabled. So what if
returns Chronicle Staff old people and you’re, not old’ I said someone who looked just fine on the out-
excuse me sir, I have a handicapped per- side tried to tell us they needed to park
’When you look at Brenda Montgomery mit and it’s right on my dash. So I went there. If they had a handicapped placard
continued from pg.1 you would never think that she was dis- in my car and held it up in front of him. or licence plate, wouldn’t we assume they
and the Ministry of abled and you would never believe the He never said sorry or nothing. Him and had stolen it or borrowed the car? For
Finance. A more detailed
list of employers, along g
horrible harassment she receives on a reg- his wife just left and started walking into goodness sakes, we can all tell who is
ular basis. Zeilers." handicapped and who is not, it is OBVI-
with links to employer Montgomery was in a bad car accident Apologies are something Montgomery OUS...or is it?"
Websites and job fair tips, back in 1985. She was technically dead never receives even when the harassment Amy Vincent could sense the sarcasm
can be found on the Career for three hours. happens right in front of her children, in that statement and says she knows dis-
and Employment Services "When I woke up, I woke up in a body ages eight, nine and 11. Often When it crimination against those who don’t look
W e b s i t e : bag. And although I have no physical happens in front of her children, it scares disabled all too well. Vincent’s mother
www.durhamc.on.ca/ces. injuries on the outside, I took extensive them. They are too young to understand suffers from Multiple Sclerosis but doesn’t
Students should come damage on the inside," said what is going on, especially the eight- need the use of a cane or walker yet.
to the job fair prepared Montgomery, whose injuries included a year-old. "She has a hard time walking, she has
and well dressed with a shifted spine, warped collarbone, and a Another incident happened outside of to walk really slow. and it’s painful for
neat appearance. concussion that lasted for six months. the Bank of Montreal in Bowmanville. her. Yet it hurts me to see people, people
Researching the compa- One day Montgomery woke up and "She was swearing and yelling at me, that don’t even know my mom, yell or
nies you plan to speak couldn’t move. Now she has an inopera- threatening to call the police on me, and make mean comments to her. Can’t they
with is also very impor- ble herniated disk in her lower back, for my daughter started to cry," she says. see it’s hard for her to walk/ or does she
tant, says Mary Noble, which she now has to take regular injec- "She said that it’s people like me that take need a walker to prove that she is dis-
employment adviser at tions in her spine for pain and takes mor- these spots away from people like her abled?" said Vincent. It angers her to see
Career and Employment phine daily just to be able to walk short father, who needs a cane to walk and how people react to her mother and says
Services. "Research that distances. The pain can be so unbearable needs these spots." she has a hard time understanding why
company so you have sometimes that she has to stop and squat Montgomery may not need the use of people are so mean. "When I was young
something to talk to them down to take a break. She says you might a cane or wheelchair but she does need I used to be embarrassed to go out places
about," she said. see her squatting in the halls or in line at painkillers to be able to walk short dis- with her. People would comment and
A good resume is also Tim Horton’s, only because she is unable tances and it is just as hard for her to walk yell and point fingers. I didn’t under-
important, Noble says. If to take the pain of standing up. as an elderly person with a cane or walk- stand."
you know which compa- "I’m thinking, it’s got to be associated er. Montgomery wrote a letter to Durham
nies you want to approach with that," Montgomery said of her car "My whole point with going to the MPPJohn OTooIe. concerning the diffi-
you can prepare a person- accident. media was, in our schools we teach our culties she encounters when she uses her
alized resume and cower But now Montgomery has to also deal children that bullies are not allowed. Yet handicapped parking permit.
letter.’ General resumes with harassment and threats from people as adults we turn around and bully other O’Toole wrote a letter back to
should also be prepared in when she parks in handicapped parking adults and act like it is OK. So what is Montgomery about her treatment and
case an unexpected com- spaces, though she does have a handi- that teaching?" advised her that speaking out and getting
pany interests you. capped-parking permit. She says that There are a lot of people with non-vis- her story out through the media will help
Career and Employment much of the harassment seems to happen ible disabilities and there are a lot of peo- raise awareness.
Services can review in Bowmanville, where she moved to ple who don’t understand that. On the "Permits are only issued after full doc-
resumes ahead of time back in January. Invisible Disabilities Advocate Website a umentation has been provided and they
(Oshawa B205, Whitby "I went to the Zeilers in Bowmanville, statement clearly points just how our must be updated on a regular basis," said
room 103). Noble strongly I got out of my van and went to go inside visually oriented our society is, especially O’Toole. "This ensures drivers who have
advises students not to when this old man and old lady got out when it comes to the disabled. the permits are fully entitled to use them.
wait until the last minute of their car beside me. He was swearing "When we see someone getting out of It is unfortunate that everyone is riot
to bring in their resumes. and yelling at me and he even took his a car that is parked in the handicapped aware of the strict rules for issuing these
cane and tried to hit me. ’Get out of that zone, we usually look to make sure that permits." , .
THE CHRONICLE January 27, 2004 ’ 3
I AMPUS NEWS
I mp o rt ant s afe ty t ip s
By Sabrina Albis
the college late at night and
you need an escort to your
car or to Rcz call for the Safe
Walk program." Johnson said
It’s 11 at night at Durham if Safe Walk isn’t operational
College. You’re alone, in the at the time a security guard
Commons, typing up an will escort you where you
essay that’s due tomorrow. need to go.
Suddenly, you turn around He said it is also crucial to
and see a strange person on keep an eye on your personal
the computer uchind you. belongings at school.
The person looks unfamiliar, "Do not flaunt large
they arc staring at you and amounts of cash or carry a lot
you just feel uneasy. What of cash around with you," lie
should you do? said.
Durham College security He also stresses not leaving
(A’ficer Becky Roach said laptops unattended at the
there are ways you can tell if library, on the rack while
someone is sliady. "If they going into the bookshelf, in
are just walking around the the back scat of unlocked
school and they don’t go to cars, or in the Commons.
one place they may not be a "People have left their lap-
student here. tops on tables in the library,
Bill Johnson, security gone to get a book, and when
administrator at Durham they got back their laptop
College, said it is hard to tell was missing."
an offender by appearance. To be sure your laptop is
"That’s why students should. safe, get a friend to watch
know how to protect them- over it if you have to get a Pholo by Sabrina Albis
selves," he said. book in the library or go into ON DUTY: A Durham College Security Officer, Steve Mairs, sits at his desk in
Johnson said to keep in the bookstore. the Purple Pit and keeps an eye on things.
mind general safety rules like "Planning ahead where
staying in groups. "There is you will be during the day, so
safety in numbers." you can make arrangements He said it is important to alcohol your judgment is through Thursdays from 7
Stay in well-lit areas and to protect your valuables is drink in moderation. "When impaired. Your ability to per- p.m. to p.m. and the com-
avoid shortcuts. "If you are at always a plus," said Johnson. you’re under the influence of ceive threats is reduced." mand posts at the security
Some signs someone is shady desk. You can also call ahead
can be easy to see. "If they are to security at extension 2400
Safety Facts hanging around cars for long
periods of time by them-
to meet the Safe Walk team at
a specified exit.
selves. Or they seem out of Johnson’s other tips for
place like they don’t have a staying safe are simple to fol-
Be alert in washrooms and stairwells. Check for strangers you are backpack or something." low. "Stay in rhe main hall-
If you suspect someone is ways which arc usually more
still near the door. suspicious, Johnson said the crowded. Do not go to
security guards do have the secluded areas." If you have a
Be alert. Walkmans and other headsets ruin your ability to authority to ask for a student problem, call campus security
ID card. "If they don’t belong or visit the security desk,
evaluate the safety of your surroundings. in the school we have the where security is ready and
right to escort them off the equipped. "We can radio
Leave buildings using the exit closest to your means of transporta- property. If you see a suspi- another security officer in the
cious person, and you tell us, school with a description of a
tion. you assist us and help us do suspicious person, so they
our job better." can confront them in the
Always carry ID, your Medic Alert ID if applicable, and emergency The Safe Walk program hallway."
pays its volunteers and when "If you are being followed
cab or bus money. a student is escorted a female cross the street. And keep
and a male goes with them. looking back so you let the
Have your car (and residence) keys ready so you can enter your For the Student Centre and person know you are aware
Residence the program runs they are there and immedi-
car or residence quickly. Check under and inside your vehicle Wednesdays and Fridays ately proceed to a well-lit area
from 8:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. like a store or house,"
before getting in. Always lock your car when leaving it, and as soon and command posts are at Johnson said. "Remember as
the Residence and the much as you can about the
as you enter it. Student Centre. person so you can give a
The main campus program good description of them
Source: http://wvvw.durharrtcollege.ca ’, ..,. . is operational from Monday later."
New UOIT crest, for thinkers, doers and leaders
Crest gives sent the school.
"The motivation behind it
is that we need an academic
at designing the practical side of what we
something with do."
more detail in Levin went on to explain
seal for documents and tran- the future. that the crest represents the
university scripts," said Richard Levin,
vice-president of Strategic
Enrolment Management for
The motto, goals of UOIT for its students.
Cogitando et "We want our graduates
A g e n d o not only to have a good grasp
The interim crest has been
in the works for the past few
is of the theoretical, but also to
" t h i n ke rs,
have hands-on and leader-
By Jackle Lawrence months, with the board of doers, leaders." UOIT is currently using
Chronicle Staff _____ governors approving the "Through the crest on all its docu-
motto late last year. thinking and ments.
"We’ve taken the logo and doing we shall The crest was presented to
The University of Ontario combined it with the motto lead," said the board at the January
Institute of Technology has in the shield format," said crest is only temporary and Levin. "It’s meant to illus- meeting and was met with
designed a new crest to repre- Levin, who added that the the university will be looking trate both the academic and approval.
4 THE CHRONICLE January 27. 2004
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Car owners beware: Photo Radar
We’ve <ill done \\. already cash-strapped pock-
Maybe we were late for ets.
work or an appointment. The’price of owning a car
SPEE£>z^ WILL C05T yo u A/s/
Perhaps we lost track of time
and ended up leaving later
in Ontario has steadily risen
over the last decade.
ARM AN D A /-EG
than we should have. For some (particularly
What ever the reason, we students), driving a car is a
were speeding. luxury they cannot afford.
All of us can sympathize. Just making Insurance pay-
That sudden shock when we ments can be a challenge.
realize the revolving lights According to a report
are for us. The twinge of released by the Consumer
guilt, because we know It was Association of Canada late
wrong. Maybe we’ve even last year, those living in the
tried the endless list of excus- greater Toronto area pay the
es to talk our way out it. highest insurance premiums
But now even the best in the country. Those who
excuses won’t work. are students can attest to
Shortly after discovering their payments being per-
that Ontario’s deficit is more haps the highest of any other
than $5 billion, Premier demographic. Being need-
Dalton McGulnty has decid- lessly charged for driving 10
ed to re-introduce photo kilometers over the speed
radar to Ontario motorists. limit Is one more expense
The controversial tactic that many cannot afford.
places hidden radar guns And as If high premiums
alongside major highways in weren’t enough, adding to
order to catch speeding dri- the list of costs for Ontario
vers. It was first introduced motorists is the price of the
to Ontarians in the early 407.
nineties, netting more than Anyone who has ever
$16 million in Ones. While it thought it quicker or easier to
seems Premier McGuinty take the toll highway to their Placing photo radar on the Add to the mix the ever- mid-mark.
believes it is the answer to desired destination has soon 407 will almost certainly increasing price of gasoline, Tallying up the costs and
Ontario’s financial woes, second guessed the thought make the highway exclusive- and one may think they are adding photo radar to the
some are questioning upon discovering the bill two ly for the rich. Those who working simply to pay for already lengthy list, Premier
whether it is anything more weeks later. Regular com- are used to speeding down their vechicle. Many con- McGuinty should have the
than another greedy govern- muters will have noticed the the at times bare highway sumer groups are predicting a deficit paid off in no time.
ment tactic to squeeze just a price of the highway skyrock- many want to rethink their price of almost $1 per litre
few more dimes out of our eting in recent months. route to work. before we hit the decade’s Jackie Lawrencee
Double standards have no place in society
A double standard by definition is an ethical or to talk about the sex she had with a guy in public, Men never get a reputation as a slut (even if they
moral code that applies more strictly to one group she would not only be looked down on by anyone sleep around). Maybe it’s because of the stereotype
than to another. A double who over heard her, she would be that men have more of a sex drive than women but
standard of sexual behaviour is j^^H branded a slut. A guy can tell his bud- that isn’t even true. Both men and women have
defined as a code that permits JEffsB dies every detail of his sex life but when high sex drives.
greater sexual freedom for men
than for women. IE
his girlfriend tells her friends anything
about it, he complains that she betrayed
Why can’t women be sexually liberated in soci-
ety without it being such a huge issue? Men have
The most annoying double
standard today has to do with
Another example of this double stan-
sex, so do women. What’s the big deal? Sex and the
City. shows women discussing their sex lives
that exact definition. That dard is when a guy makes a decision to together every day and acting just like guys about
women can’t be as open sexu- have sex with a woman he has just met, it. Was he good? Was he big? Did you have an
ally as men are. or he cheats on his girlfriend. The guy tells his orgasm?
Men have always been permitted to be sexually friends about his one night stand or his cheating And they talk about sex everywhere. In restau-
expressive whenever and wherever they feel like it. and they cheer ...... on and o.. - him t,.^ .. his
...^ .. him-..- give ...... praise for -.. -..- ...- rants, cafes and malls. And they don’t feel any
They can discuss last night’s sexual escapades in disgusting actions. If a woman sleeps with a man shame for having one night stands either. That’s
the middle of a crowded grocery store and not be on a first date or cheats on her boyfriend she is the way it should be, equality for the sexual needs
looked down on. If a woman decided she was going called a slut, or easy, and she gets a reputation. that both men and women have.
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THE CHRONICLE January 27. 2004 5
Future for Indian bikes uncertain
By Jamie Gray owner of the dealership. Melvin ha.s an extensive
Chronicle Staff "We have made three trips collection of new and vintage
to the States to buy bikes," motorcycles, and has said he
Since early fall the future said Nicholson. "We actually wants to return Indian to its
of Indian motorcycles has just got back from a trip former glory days.
been uncertain and the local where we bouglit some ’03s Nicholson said there have
dealersllip, Motor City from a dealer in New York, iilso been rumours that even
Custom of south Oshawa, and we have sold seven new 1 larley Davidson is one of the
hasn’t had many answers. Indians since September." remaining bidders, but 11-D
Indian Motorcycle Corp. The final verdict about officials are not confirming
decided to close its doors in Indian’ s future lias been or denying any interest.
September to sort out some delayed because the bidding Because of the company’s
financial problems and find process, which began in uncertain future, Cycle
new investors. October, has taken longer Canada, an Toronto- based
The company laid off its than first anticipated by motorcycle maga/ine, did
entire work force from the Indian’s chairman, Frank not list any new Indian mod-
manufacturing’ plant in O’Connell who is also an els in its annual Cruising and
Gilroy, California. investor in the company. Touring Buyers Guide.
This came after a major Initially company officials The company closed right
investor, the Audax Group, a thought all the interested before the new models were
Boston-based equity firm, buyers would bid on a pack- due to be present at the deal-
ended funding to the compa- age deal of the factory and er convention in Las Vegas.
ny. the trademark rights, but Pictures <ind some basic
Brook Matthews, Motor some were only interested in specs of the 2004s arc avail-
City Custom’s salesman and a part of the company like Photo by Jnmio Gray able on the Internet, but no
a former employee of Indian, the equipment or the proper- ALL REVVED UP: Bill Nicholson, part owner of one is sure if any will be built.
said the number of potential ty in Gilroy. Sctelo has been trying to
buyers bidding for the com- Of the seven potential Motor City Custom, sits on a newer Indian model,
a 2003 Indian Chief. hurry the process along and
pany has been reduced to buyers only two have come get some decisions made,
seven. forward in the media/; said said Nicholson.
"Things are still up in the Nicholson, one of whom is Now he represents a group is the winning bidder Indian He has told Indian officials
air right now, said Key Sotefo. of investors calling them- will start making bikes within to either sell the company or
Matthews. "But we should Sotelo has a history with selves Matrix Capital who 30 days." liquidate it and get on with
hear what is happening by the Indian Motorcycle Corp.. want to revive the company The only other buyer who business, which Nicholson
the 21st (of January)." He was its first president once again. has come forward is Bill hopes are just scare tactics.
Even with the uncertain- and CEO back in 1998 when "Sotelo played a big role in Melvin, a wealthy business- "Ideally 1 would like to see
ties Motor City Custom’s the company was rejuvenat- 1998 when Indian restarted," man from Michigan and CEO someone buy Indian by the
sales of Indians have contin- ed after a SO-year absence said Nicholson, "and now he of National Retail Equipment end of January, so we would
ued, said Bill Nicholson, part from building motorcycles. has made a promise that if he Liquidators. get some bikes in for spring."
gift to give N egotiations
By Stephanie Mason
Susan Harris, the needles are
just a tiny pinch and the
During the holidays you amount of blood taken from a
probably received some great. person’s body is a siryill
in the past. "There’s a lot of
students here that should
make an effort to donate once
or at least try it." ..
end in no strike
gifts from loved "ones, b,ut amount,- 450 mL to be c)?act.: CBS had posted the clinic By Jessica Smith tal coverage and increased
imagine ^receiving the most ^Donating-blood does not schedules months ahead of Chronicle Staff the maximums for basic
precious "gift of all, life, put you at risk of disease, time to promote their arrival. service, crowns and ortho-
because someone special said Harris, "All our needles, They posted posters all over ’ After months of negotia- dontics. It will put support
donated. ...: ,
Every year hundreds of peo- and discarded."
ple die. from car accidents, But even though the
are sterile, and used only once
the school walls, sandwich ,
cards on the cafeteria tables,
and dates in our school agen-
tions and college support
staff across the province
staff dental coverage on par
with academic and admin-
voting in favour of a strike, . istrative plans.
surgeries, cancer, burns, and process of donating blood can : das, but that didn’t seem .to an agreement.. has been Hearing care benefits
hemophilia, but many of be simple, people, particularly,: help the poor attendance, reached. rose from a maximum for
these deaths could be prevent- from Durham-College and the To catch students’ and; The- settlement was hearing aids of $500 every
ed through blood donations. University of Ontario Institute staffs’ attention they even announced Dec. 18 and a five years, to $3,000 every
Fortunately, the Canadian of Technology, are not rolling held a competition to see two-year deal is now in three years. This contract
Blood Services, CBS, recruits up their sleeves to give. what program could give the place. also brings hearing care
blood, bone marrow and "Today, was very disap- most blood. Workers from 24 com- coverage up to the level of
blood products to help save pointing," said Harris this Harris said it was a close tie munity colleges across current academic and
lives. -CBS was created in month. "Not many people between the Firefighting pro- Ontario voted 79 per cent administrative plans.
1998. came out to support the on- gram that collected 17 units in favour of the collective Employees transferred by
It combined the Canadian campus clinic." and the Paramedics program agreement. Marilou Martin- the college will also receive
Red Cross Blood Program and This year, CBS, has visited that collected 16 units over at Benoit, Chair of the a reimbursement of $1,000
the Canadian Blood Agency both the Oshawa and Whitby the Whitby campus. Ontario Public Service for moving expenses.
to form one working unit that campuses twice, and were sur- "The firefighters will Employees Union OPSEU There have also been
handles both blood collection prised at the low turnout. receive a trophy," said Harris, bargaining team, called the improvements to job secu-
and funding. For instance, the clinic on "and bragging rights." contract, "a strong step for- rity with preference being
However, as simple as that Jan. 12 was located in the However, people can still ward for our members." given to full-time positions
may sound, it’s not the easiest Oshawa campus cafeteria donate. CBS will be returning Since the previous con- and 40-hour work weeks
job for recruiters. where 35 CBS volunteers col- to the Whitby campus in tract expired in Aug. 31 of (that cannot be reduced to
For the past 10 years, CBS lected 33 units of blood. March and in the fall at the last year, some of the less than 40 hours) for
has been on low blood alert. However, their goal was to Oshawa campus. biggest stumbling blocks in employees hired before
Not enough people are willing collect 60 units. "It’s not too late, they can the talks between manage- Sept. 1, 1997 in certain
to give blood. ,"I didn’t really, feel like it," still help out," said Harris. ment and union bargaining areas of service.
There could be many rea- said General Arts and Science "Those who missed their teams have been wages, The agreement provides
sons for a lack of blood dona- student Josh Maclnnis about chance on campus can go to workload, benefits and job clarification of how over-
tions, including the fear of why he didn’t donate blood. another clinic near them." security. time is distributed in a work
needles or the fear of getting a "I donated blood before in The next blood donor clin- This contract guarantees group as well.
transmitted disease. high school and it took a lot ic in Oshawa will be on Feb. 5, a retroactive 3 per cent Support staff workers
But if everyone were to ask out of me." from 4 to 8 p.m. at the St. wage increase from Sept. 1, provide such college ser-
nurses at the clinics the right However, some students Gregory’s Auditorium. 2003 until Sept. 1, 2004, vices as information tech-
questions, all their fears and feel it’s important to give. "I For more information on followed by another 3 per nology, maintenance, tech-
concerns could be answered. would donate blood, because blood donor clinics through- cent wage increase. The nical, early childhood edu-
Then they could make a it’s a vital service of life that out Canada, contact 1-888-2- final raise will be 0.5 per cation, clerical support for
better judgment about what people need on a regular DONATE or visit their Web cent on April 1, 2005. student loans, library, regis-
blood donor clinics are about. basis," said Legal site at www.bloodservices.ca. The new contract trar’s office, and account-
According to Clinic Administration student Ruth So roll up your sieves today increased benefits for den- ing.
Recruitment Co-ordinator, Monroe, who’s donated blood and give the gift of life.
Whaf s your learnin style?
ber what they do. they have a clear view of the board, the group who didn’t fi( in. The stu-
Discover the The Learner Support Centre can overheads and tlic instructor, practice
lielp students learn about their partic- rewriting their notes, use different
ular styles of learning and how to colours to highlight information and
dents might be staring out the win-
dow while everybody else was reading,
or the student was drawing something
make better use of them. underline Important information in while the others were writing.
learning The centre runs learning styles their notes. They should also use flash-
Inventory workshops throughout the cards to study.
school year, where students complete Auditory (earners should position
If you can’t remember what goes on
in a lecture, Trotter recommends tak-
ing a tape recorder to class and focus
style that a questionnaire on the computer, themselves In the class so they can
answering questions such as what licar well. They sliould tape lectures to
teaching methods they prefer and play later for review, ask questions,
on what’s going on the board or over-
head or presenter.
"Anything to get their eyes going
and get (heir hands going, becnuse If
which ways they learn new tilings the rewrite information after listening to
best suits easiest. They are then given a printout it, read their notes aloud and they
of the results, which details their per- should avoid last minute cramming.
they’re not hearing it they can get
valuable information down with a
sonal learning styles. Tactile learners, those who learn pen," she says. "Or if they liavc their
you For example, some
people learn best
through lectures, but
Everybody has a the front of the class if
work, should sit near
laptops they can be typing along, but
not necessarily listening to the lecture
verbatim. There may be examples or
By CIndy Wells also learn well they have difficulty charts and (hey can get those down. If
Chronicle Staff through visual charts style of learning. focusing during a lec- they’re taping the lecture they can lis-
and graphs. Others ture. They should take ten to the tape later and put the two
arc builders and learn As soon as we’re notes with a laptop if together. Sometimes they might have
Have you ever wondered why some best when they liavc born we start to possible. Incorporate to listen to tlic lecture two or three
something they can into their times."
people can sit through a two-hour lec-
ture class and be totally engulfed by touch. learn, but we can’t drawings a computer
notes, use "I’ve had several students be very
what the professor is saying, while Students can also identify immedi- to rccopy notes, work hesitant to actually suggest to the
others only pay attention for 10 min- use the inventory on with other students In teacher I’m going to tape this," said
utes before starting to daydream? their own time by vis- ately what that is. study groups, and cre- Trotter. "Most teachers are very will-
Learning styles may be to blame. iting the Learner ate real life examples to ing to have that done. Any way that a
One person could be an auditory Support Centre and Wendy Trotter help their memory. student can learn would be hefpful."
learner, meaning they learn and logging onto one of In high school "A lot of students don’t take well to
remember tilings they hear well. The the computers. Staff in the support Trotter says she had to learn some of the talk and chalk delivery," says
daydreamer might be a tactile learner, centre can help students access It. her history information by setting it to Trotter. "They tend to space out." She
meaning they learn best through "Some teachers have actually song. "Because I knew I could not thinks it would be helpful for the stu-
hands-on work. brought their classes in to run them memorize dry facts from the text- dents if teachers were able to use a
"There are very few students who through it," said Trotter. book," she said. variety of presentation styles.
have one specific style. It’s usually a The Learning Styles Inventory ques- "Everybody has a style of learning," Learning styles can also change in
combination of styfes," said Wendy tionnaire also provides a prescription said Trotter. "As soon as we’re born we certain situations, said Trotter, such as
Trotter, resource co-ordinator for the to the teacher on how to deal with stu- start to learn, but we can’t really iden- in high stress situations like exam
Learner Support Centre. dents who are a particular learning tify immediately what that is." time, compared to a time with low
Visual learners generally remember style, Trotter says a style of learning starts stress. She encourages students who
Information they can see. Auditory The results include ways to help to become more apparent in the ele- take the inventory to come back two
learners generally understand and students make better use of a strong mentary grades. She recalls working or three times and take it under differ-
remember information they can hear. learning style. with elementary children in small ent circumstances to see if they come
And tactile learners generally remem- Visual learners should make sure groups and noticing one student in out the same. i
Structural changes for SA Why
Lack of changes will have to be made
to the structure of the stu-
full-time student president team aspect now. I think
may have when governing a that is the only way it will be
A model for the new unit-
growing student population. Successful as opposed to the
Athletics was another mat- division (of the campus insti- a trip to
school ed student government
unanimously passed by the
ter brought up by the stu- tutions)."
dents. If there is only to be Many of the students pre-
assembly. In it, each institu-
tion will have a vice-presi-
dent under a campus-wide
president, to whom school
one sports team identity for sent were unaware of Bill
all institutions, students wor- 109, which explains the
ried that come college and vision and direction of UOIT.
university playoffs there
Section 17 of Bill 109 By Amber Dunseath
representatives, such as the would be confusion as to reads: "The university and Chronicle Staff
concerns school of Design and
Communication Arts, will
report with concerns from
which league the campus the college shall enter into an
belongs to. agreement for the sharing of
Katie Hickey, a Physical their real and personal prop-
Travelling Europe can be
one of the most exhilarating
students class reps via email.
Gary Polonsky, president
of Durham College and
Science student at UOIT, was erty and for the sharing of
happy to put in her two cents their administrative staff and
experiences a person can
have while they’re young.
For some it may seem to
UOIT, said the campus is in a "I decided to come in Dr. Catherine Drea, direc- be an impossible dream, but
unique situation. today because I was interest- tor of the Centre for it’s not.
"Our vision is a bit ed in the idea that we were Professional Development at On Thursday, Jan. 29 from
By Rachel Debling quirky," he said. "It is not going to examine the Student Seneca College and mediator 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. representa-
Chronicle Staff typical. We wanted a team- Association and see if it was of the forum, felt that the tives from the Department of
The biggest concern based vision of education, meeting the needs of all insti- government outline brain- Foreign Affairs and
regarding campus gover- where the tool and die mak- tutions," said Hickey. "From stormed by the group will be International Trade will be
nance is the lack of unity ers can collaborate with the a UOIT perspective, we felt successful. on campus with "Youth ...
between the Durham- technical engineers under that our needs were not "I think the model that On the Move."
College, UOIT and Trent one roof." being met by the student has been chosen will adapt This is a program designed
communities, according to a He offered encouragement association because this year, well to future issues like to help young Canadians
panel of students and school and support to those who the transition year, we were growth on the campus and pursue work and volunteer
leaders. gathered, promising that, under-represented." graduate students coming," opportunities in Europe. It
More than 20 representa- "Whatever you decide today While at first she was not she said. "I think they did a also assists in locating intern-
tives from across campus met will be right." warm to the idea of a united great job." ships and scholarships, and
with Student Association Tlie group focused on five campus among the three The turnout, she contin- offers valuable travel tips for
members on Jan. 17 to dis- main issues affecting the stu- schools, the forum opened ued, was impressive. young people looking for
cuss the future of student dent body - communication, her eyes to the possibilities "There was excellent repre- European adventure.
government in the school connection, representation, that such a structure would sentation from three institu- Their kiosk will be set up
community. community and reality. hold. tions - on a Saturday, no in the South Wing corridor
To accommodate the three Some concerns that were "This whole team concept less." near the library.
separate schools on campus raised included the lack of and sharing as described in For more information on For more information on
and their individual identi- school spirit in all three Bill 109 is awesome," she Bill 109, visit UOIT’s Web site the program, interested stu-
ties. the group decided that schools and the difficulty a explained. "I’m all for the at www.uoit.ca. dents can visit
THE CHRONICLE January 27, 2004 7
Help for unemployed
By Jackle Lawrence
Chronicle Staff The program offers those who are
unemployed the necessary
resources to find a job.
jobfa i r Looking for n job?
Almost everyone at some point
in his or her fife has been unem-
ployed. Searching through the
cinssifieds, preparing a resume and
"Young people can go to the
resource centres for job searches,
labour market trends... there’s (also)
resources on how to write a
resume," said Lutz McKay.
making appointments for inter- She added that the program also
views is something everyone can offers one-on-onc job counselling
identify with. to those who need it.
And often for those in their late "We will develop an action plan,
teens to early twenties, unemploy- and short-term and long-term
ment can be a grim reality. goals," she said.
But there is help. She explained that Job Connect
Job Connect, a program devel- will also go as far as negotiating a
We d n esday, oped by the Ontario government, position with an employer on
has been offering help to unem- behalf of the individual. They will
ployed youth for several years now. then monitor the situation and pro-
"The job connect program is a vide more training and education
youth-oriented program that is for the einnloyee if it is necessary to
Fe b ru a ry 1 1 , 2 0 04 geared towards those wlio arc of 16 maintain the position.
to 24 years of age," said Kirn Lulz- There arc three Job Connect loca-
McKay, coordinator for the Oshawa tionsin Durham region.
program, located here in Durham In Oshawa, the program partners
College. with the John Howard Society, as
"Their eligibility is simply that well as the YMCA.
G et rea dy to they arc unemployed," slic said. The Job Connect program
Lutz-McKay explained that the received two silver medals for excel-
program is aimed at youth between lence last year. The Ministers
those ages who have cither a grade Award tor Excellence was awarded
12 education or less. Because of to tlie Oshawa and Uxbridge loca-
m eet ove r 50 their lack of education, there is a tions of the program for their efforts
large employment gap for that in providing superior help for
demographic. unemployed youth.
e m p l oye rs . Fighting for equality
By Shannon Campbell
Chronicle Staff about reading material that values the
intelligence of women and doesn’t
focus on beauty tips and gulU trips.
Feminism. This one word provokes Jervis describes herself as always
all sorts of misconceptions. having been a feminist.
"People still think that feminists are "f think feminism is really vital and
humourless and man-hating," said energetic right now," said Jervis.I see a
Lisa Jervis, publisher and editor of lot of feminists doing social-justice
Bitch Magazine: Feminist Response to work that isn’t necessarily primarily
Go online for a list of participating Pop Culture. about gender. The anti-swetashops
From the birth of its very first pub- movement and the World Trade
lication the question has been con- Organization protest and others are
employers and Job Fair tips. stantly raised: why did they choose incredibly important goals of femi-
that word as the name of the maga- nism generally." She thinks these
zine? kinds of coalitions and forging con-
The term bitch is most often used to nections between feminism and other
www.durhamcoltege.ca/ces | www.uoit.ca/ces describe woman who speak their movements for social justice will con-
minds and express their opinions. tinue and evolve. Feminism plays a
"If being an outspoken women vital role in today’s society because
means being a bitch, we’ll take that as sexism still exists.
a compliment, thanks," said Jervis. Lisa Penney, a second-year
Also, when taken as a compliment Women’s Studies student at York
the word uses the power to hurt peo- University, said the common miscon-
ple. Bitch magazine mission statement ception about feminism is that it’s
is to be a fresh, revitalizing voice for outdated, that it’s something that is
feminism, one that welcomes complex over. People think we no longer live in
arguments and refuses to ignore the a sexist society, and unfortunately that
contradictory and sometimes uncom- is not true.
fortable details that constitute the real- "1 would like society to realize that
ities of women’s lives. feminism’s agenda is ultimately fair-
"There is a perception of feminists ness," said Penney.
being dogmatic and narrow, which is She believes a feminist is " someone
very far from the truth," said Jervis. who fights against such evils as racism,
"Also, there are some perceptions that sexism, classism, homophobia, and
feminists all think one way on a large ableism."
number of issues, when in reality Penney decided to pursue an educa-
there’s a lot of ideological diversity tion in women’s studies because she
among feminists." believes that, as a woman, it’s a valu-
The dictionary describes the word able background to have.
feminism as a doctrine that advocates "It’s impossible to fully understand
equal rights for women. Publications the implications of being a woman,
like Bitch and Bust magazine are unless you actually are one," she said.
spreading the word that feminism "Some women do not identify as fem-
isn’t a group of man-hating women, inists, although some men do. I’ve
cursing society. They can be a men or met my share of girls who seem like
women who believe in the equality of they couldn’t care less about feminis-
women. m’s issues, and some guys whose
"We really want people to think respect for women is impressive and
critically about all the messages we get inspiring."
from movies, magazines, television Feminism plays an active role in
and advertising," said Jervis. "We want penney’s life.
Unlvorslty or Oiitiirlo
career + people to question what’s being sold
Slie says it has encouraged her to
question so-called norms and critique
9 Insliluto or Turliiiolony employment
Bitch magazine is about addressing all aspects of her surroundings. She
the issues of sexism that are seen every believes feminism reminds people to
day. It’s about understanding the "love yourself unconditionally,
commercial agendas of tlie messages demand respect and speak up when
the media is portraying to us. It’s injustice is seen."
THE CHRONICLE January 28, 2004 8
Durham skier remembers Japan
an absolutely stunning sun-
Talented with." Thanks officer.
On top of being a rider, 1
also run a sklboard film pro-
Strolling down a street a lit-
tle past midnight, we passed
markets and a mass of conve-
hours north of Tokyo.
The transition from big
time Tokyo lo the huge time
rise over the entire Shigo
Kogan range. I took full
duction company called Uent nience stores that arc closed mountain ranges is astound- advantage of tlie time to
athlete Films. When our stopover in
Chicago was delayed for a
mere six hours, 1 spent the
for the night. Space is
extremely valuable in Tokyo
city. If a family has two cars
ing. The skier in me was prac-
tically jumping out of my
skin. All 1 could do was think
shoot some photos and get
some video for my upcoming
We grabbed some breakfast
takes trip time shooting some lifestyle
shots of Ethan and grabbing
and a one- car driveway, they
order car lifters. These jack up
one of your vehicles the per-
about the mountains and
how big they were.
Canon was sending Ethan
and headed up the mountain
at around 8 a.m. Ethan and I
were surprised to sec a nice
After psyching myself up fect height so that you can and I to the Ichenose (Ec-cha-
to Tokyo for the last 12 hours flight, we
boarded the plane. All in all it
went well and we had a fan-
park your second car under-
neath it. The Japanese have
mastered the art of creative-
know-say) resort In Shigo
Kogan to do some exhibitions
in their terrain park to spark
35-foot table top; a 25 -foot
long double barreled rail, a
smaller table, and a big rain-
By Ben Wannamaker tastic view of the Alaskan ness and efficiency. the interest in the public to bow rail at the base of the
Chronicle Staff mountain range. We found a second story demo or buy the new Canon park. We took advantage of
We arrived at the Narita Japanese bar/grill that looks Skiboards. the soft morning light, get-
airport in Tokyo at 9 p.m. appealing, so we climb the When we arrived at the ting some footage on the
1 am a skier. I ride for a cou- Friday. Friday? Yes, apparent- spiral stairs to an authentic, base of Ichenose, It was untouched terrain. I got some
ple of prominent comp.inlcs ly Thursday got bored on tlie yet modernized eatery. already past dark. We quickly shots of Ethan and got used
and because of a recent plane and decided to head The Japanese arc very pulled up to our place of rest to the terrain myself. The
change of pace in the home. attentive to customers needs. for the next four days. We jumps were all produced with
Japanese ski industry, my We were met at tlic airport They greeted us and had com- pulled into the back of the a cleanliness you would never
sponsors thought that some by Dcnzo, tlic Canon Japan plimentary tea ready before parking lot, and saw a huge see in Nortli American parks.
promotion in Asia was due, rep, and our host for the trip. we could say ’domo arigato.’ 33-foot Class A motor home. We headed injto the chalet
After a quick week of plan- Denzo was born in Japan, but "You know how in Our. mouths dropped. where Denzo and Dean were
ning I was on a plane to lived in northern California America, the rule Is ’The cus- There is literally no such setting up customers with
Tokyo. for 15 years. Both Dean and tomer is always right?’" thing as motor homes in demo boards. 1 quickly saw
On Jan. 7, I was off to Dcnzo are perfectly fluent in Kistler said. "Well in Japan, Japan, let alone 33- foot Class that posters of Ethan and 1
Rochester to meet with the English and Japanese, because It’s translated to, ’The cus- A motor homes. It turns out were posted all over the
CEO of the International out of totally separate circum- tomer Is God.’ So you’ll find that Dcnzo also has a big role chalet inside and out. When
Skihoard Federation (ISF) who stances. As children, they that they treat you extremely in an RV club, and he was the general populace of the
was going to be my translator were relocated from their well." calling in a favour for us. chalet saw us walk in, we were
and tour guide for the trip, original countries to Japan Denzo took tlic liberty of As we pulled up beside this immediately hit up for a few
Skiboards are 99cm skis and America respectively. ordering our food, and got us towering beast, out jumped autographs that we were
that arc used primaril y for Aftcrword, we met up with a nice mix of western and the craziest, most spastic more than happy to give out.
park tricks, and recently peo- Dcnzo and had our money eastern dishes. We dove right Japanese man I have ever The next three days were
ple began to realize that they exchanged to yen, (1,000 yen into our battered octopus seen. Dubbed ’Crazy Danny’, filled with good food, great
can be used for race training = $10 USD) and were off into with fish shavings, garlic he was the proud owner of exhibitions, lots of partying
and in schools. Tokyo for the night. bread, pork neck shish the 33 foot beast. He showed and a ridiculous amount of
1 got to Deans place late on Being in Tokyo is surreal. kabobs, trench fries, seaweed us our beds, his Internet photos.
Wednesday and met up with There’s no other way to and pork cutlets. access, his touch-screen GPS, The partying is very acces-
my team ruler, Ethun MitchcH describe it. The lights, the We finished up, thanked and many other features. sible on account of there
who was to be joining us on people, the organization and out hosts, and headed back to Tomorrow was going to be being vending machines
our trip. With a 14 hour flight the efficiency arc admirable. our hotel for a few quick the first day of exhibitions for everywhere you look. These
ahead of us the next day, we The first thing 1 noticed was hours of shut-eye. the Japanese crowd, so Ethan machines, hold everything
stayed up all night drinking the cleanliness of a city Before jumping into bed I and I decided to drink a few from coffee and beer, to ciga-
green tea and talking about packed with over eight mil- heard nature call, and little beers and hit the sack. I had rettes and condoms.
the trip to come. lion people. did I know this was going to the floor, and Ethan had the On our last night at
The plane left at 7:30 a.m., "You never have to worry be one of the greatest experi- couch. Ichenose we had the pleasure
so we got to the airport at 6 about crime in Tokyo," Denzo ences of my life. MY GOD, Unfortunately for a non- of meeting an absolute hoard
a.m. I don’t know if it was my said. "All the graffiti comes the toilets are beyond words. smoker like myself, a huge of fine young Japanese girls
Listen to Bob Marley Shirt or solely from westerners who Featuring heated seats and population of the Japanese who were more than happy
just being from Canada, but come over, it’s really all about remote controlled bidets. It’s are smokers, and as I saw with to make the acquaintance of
security labeled me as ’select- respect in Tokyo." impossible to go to the bath- Denzo last night at dinner, a some young talented western
ed.’ This meant that I got to We pulled up to a large room in North America again large percentage of them boys.
go hang out in a special room business hotel which would without feeling a little disap- chain-smoke. Crazy Danny The thing about Japanese
and have my shoes inspected be our home for our first pointed. and Denzo stayed awake for girls is the fact that they all
and my bags torn apart. night in Tokyo, but the first We woke up early the next the majority of the night talk- look extremely young. My
While I was being searched, priority had to be food. We day, quickly packed our gear ing and smoking cigarette girl for the night looked no
the nice security man said, "If got unpacked and began our and headed to Shigo Kogan, after cigarette. older than 18 or 19, but was
you panic, you will be dealt search for some grubs. the mountain range three We awoke at 5:30 a.m. to in fact 26! I will leave this
space to your imagination.
The next morning we
began our trek back to Tokyo
in Crazy Danny’s motor
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store visits and promoting
Canon Skiboards and the ISF
with Denzo and Dean.
On our way to the airport
we stopped at an authentic
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THE CHRONICLE January 27, 2004 9
Alcoh o li sm affe cts everyon e
Help for Association, who felt it would
be a good support group to
offer to students.
families Al-Anon allows relatives
and friends to share their
experiences, and gain
available strength and hope from one
another to solve their com-
mon problems caused by
throughout someone’s drinking.
Louis, an Al-Anon volun-
teer, said the reason a group
community didn’t work on campus was
location and the fact that
people, especially young peo-
Amber Dunseath ple, can be hesitant to con-
front their fears.
"People will go to meetings
Many people don’t think where they are comfortable,"
twice about heading out to Louis said. "If they feel
the bar with friends for the uncomfortable in a group
occasional weekend cocktail tliey’ll move around until
or having a glass of wine or a they feel they fit in."
cold beer at the end of the Al-Anon is still available
day. throughout the Durham
But what many people Region with 31 meetings
don’t know is that alcohol is being held from Bowmanville
the most commonly used and to Pickering.
abused drug in North One student, who wishes
Problem drinkers are alco-
to remain anonymous,
expressed her thoughts on
holics, and alcoholism is a having a parent who’s an
According to the Canadian "It’s very hard and frustrat-
National institute on Alcohol ing, especially now that I’m
Abuse and Alcoholism, alco- away from home and know
holism is defined by four ele- they are continuing their
ments: craving oi* the con- habit," she said, "It ^els lo
stant compulsion to drink, tin." point where I don’t want
lack of control to stop or limit to i:.ill hoinr fur l’i.;ir tln’y :irc
drinking, physical depen- drunk."
dence, and tolerance, making Pholo by Amber Dunsoatli
The student thought about
the drinking need more to joining a support group, but
feel the effect of alcohol. DOES THIS LOOK FAMILIAR?: If you’re finding more empties under your bed was afraid of the stigma
Many suffer the disease, than you can count, maybe you have a bigger problem than you realized. attached and-confronting the
but it is not only the drinker Pinewood Centre, said family ent," Uyenaka explained, Another option for families fact their parent has a drink-
who suffers. Family and counselling is encouraged Uyenaka said 25 to 30 per is Al-Anon, an anonymous ing problem.
friends can sometimes feel because family response helps cent of scliool-aged kids have and confidential support "I know I should talk to
the effects of excessive drink- ease the situation at home. a parent with a substance organization. someone, but it’s difficult
ing hardest. "Alcoholism is very stress- abuse problem and that 20 Al-Anon deals with the because it’s embarrassing
There is hope for family ful," Uyenaka said. "Family per cent of the adult popula- effects and concerns people admitting the problem in
and friends though. members of alcoholics have tion drinks moderately heavy may have about someone’s your family," she said.
In the Durham Region three to four times more med- to heavy on a regular basis. excessive drinking and gives She agreed the Al-Anon
there are different options for ical problems such as ulcers." Pinewood accepts phone them an outlet to recover program was a good idea, and
families wanting help coping Pinewood also offers coun- calls, referrals, and general from their pains caused by wished it could have been a
with the effects of an alco- selling programs to children inquiries from anyone seek- the chronic disease. success.
holic relative. as young as four, ing information or help and In September an Al-Anon For more information or
Pinewood Centre- "Young children don’t also has a telephone support meeting group began on cam- inquiries into counselling or
Lakeridge Health offers coun- understand alcoholism; they service. pus, but had to end because support groups call Al-Anon
selling in Oshawa, do know that something is up Uyenaka can be found in of poor attendance. of Durham Region at 905-
Bowmanville, Port Perry and- because of conflict and ten- the Health and Wellness Mary Alice Harvey, a regis- 728-1020 or the Pinewood
Ajax. sion in the home, broken Centre on Wednesdays and is tered nurse in the Health and Centre of Oshawa at 905-571-
Randy Uyenaka, an addic- promises and less involve- available to talk to Durham Wellness Centre, explained it 3344.
tions counsellor with the ment from the alcoho).c par- College and UOIT students. was the idea of the Student
New way to make the world greener
wife Lesley realized the potential to the monthly prize draws for students. Wlien tlie school has collected at
By Rachel Debling create a profitable business and com- The Planet Earth process also least 50 cartridges, a draw will be held
Chronicle Staff munity program in one. attempts to teach kids about the courtesy of Planet Earth for gift cer-
Wayne, who had worked for a com- repercussions thai unnecessary waste tificates and other novelty items.
pany who dealt witli many printer can have on the environment While most schools average a col-
Society seems to be hell-bent on cartridges, found that not enough was through biannual presentations by lection of 20 cartridges a month,
sending our ecosystem into a state of being done about this needless waste. Wayne and Lesley. some find themselves collecting 50,
disrepair. This idea has become a full time Helen Lanthler, principal of and others up to 100.
From disposable kitchen wipes to business for the Heinirchs, who not Oshawa’s Sir Albert Love Catholic This bonus, says Heinrich, makes
Individually wrapped straws, many of only drive across the GTA each School, is in the process of bringing participation in the program fun for
our modern conveniences can mean month to collect from participating the Planet Earth program to lier stu- the kids,
disaster for the environment. locations, but also sort and ship the dents. The business community can also
One of the largest risks to our envi- cartridges every month to companies Lanthler has worked with Heinrich benefit from participating in this pro-
ronment is also one of the most wide- who plan to recycle them. prior to becoming principal at Sir gram, according to Lanthier and
ly used products in classrooms and After Planet Earth sells the empty Albert Love, and was thrilled when he Hcnrich.
businesses today. cartridges to a recycling company, offered to set up a recycling program Businesses that are involved in the
Everyone from students to CEOs to they are refilled and sold in computer at her school. program can cither chose to receive a
teachers depend on tlicm daily, yet and business stores, such as Staples. The feedback from both parents small amount of money for their
few know tlie damage they can do What types of cartridges are useful and kids has been very positive, she donations or they can chose a scliool
when taken to landfills. to these companies changes as print- explained, after an assembly and on wliosc behalf they would wish to
The lowly printer cartridge, a mod- ers become more advanced. intormation session was presented by contribute.
ern wonder composed of quick-drying "It is a funny business," he Planet Earth to the separate "A business may gel a rebate for
ink and chemically harmful plastics, explained, "It all goes according to groups."Thc parents at Sir Albert Love their cartridges," said Heinrich, "but
is tossed away by the thousands cadi market demand. Certain printers arc who listened to Waync’s presentation by giving It to a school (lie advertis-
day without a second thought as to more popular than others, so there- before Christmas were very ing (through school newsletters and
where they may end up. fore there are more people looking for impressed," she said. "They are going the Planet Earth Web site) and PR
"Cartridges made out of PDC plas- those specific printer cartridges." to participate in this program a great they receive is worth much more than
tic take about a thousand years to Xerox machine toner containers, deal," In fact, although the program the small amount of money they
break down, if it breaks down at all," another source of waste in manybusi- has not yet officially begun, could get."
Wayne Heinrich, co-founder of ncss places, arc not yet rcfillable and Lanthicr’s students have already "It also allows companies to get rid
Planet Earth Cartridge Recycling, therefore not collected by Planet begun collecting cartridges. of their cartridges," added Lanthier.
explained. "They can release poiso- Earth, but Heinrich has been looking Lanthler stressed that the ease at "Some cartridges take up a lot of space
nous gas and liquids into tlie earth into ways to recycle the plastic in the which tlie program can be run is one In the office and at dump
and water. toner bottles. of tlie primary reasons for using it in sites."Whatcver tlie reason for partici-
By recycling them, we keep them Unfortunately, he said, the cost of her school community. pating In the program,
out of the environment." new plastic is often cheaper than "It’s simple," she said. "It brings a Heinrich strives to ensure that all
Heinrich has teamed up with over reusing old materials, so few compa- little bit of money into the school and involved are rewarded, Lanthier
40 GTA schools and 300 local busi- nies would be interested in using this all we have to do is put a box out and notes that with the Planet Earth pro-
nesses to help both the environment method. kids bring in cartridges." gram, no one loses.
and community through a recycling The program attempts to reward The reward program for the chil- "It really is a win-win situation for
program that rewards schools and everyone involved, said Heinrich, dren of participating schools adds an everybody," she said. "Wayne has his
businesses for collecting used car- whether through monetary donations extra incentive for contributing stu- cartridge business, the children learn
tridges. to schools for their support, free dents. they can be active in environmental
Planet Earth Recycling began in advertising on the Planet Earth Web For every cartridge they bring in, issues, the school profits, and best of
March 2001 when Wayne and his site for participating businesses, or the child will receive a ticket, all, the environment wins."
Encouraging DC students
to think greener on campus
Program tridges through cash incen-
There are many benefits to
tridges collected, Thinkgree;
also funds for the planting of
tree by the Tree Canad
recycles participating in the program.
You can do your part to help
save the environment, and
Foundation, which is dedicaf
ed to the greening of urbai
communities. So far, the prc
printer raise money for the Student
Association at the same time.
In Canada, more than 30
gram has been responsible fc
the planting of about 13,98
trees, removing 2,200 tonne
cartridges million printer and photocopi-
er cartridges are used in homes
and businesses every year.
of carbon from the atmo;
Free enrolment in the prc
By Tania Kwong Currently, more than 2000 gram can be done online a
Chronicle Staff schools and businesses across www.thinkgreen.com or cor
Canada are taking part in the tact 1-888-265-2.89;
Think of how many times program that rewards used car- Participants^ are provided witi
you use a printer or photocopi- tridges collection with cash a Thinkgreen Marketing an’
er in one day. Now think of donation. Money earned Collection JCit that include
how many people in Canada through the recycling program collection boxes, poster;
use a printer or photocopier in can be used however the part- newsletter inserts and suggest
just one day. So many wasted nering organization wants. ed memos to encourage an’
cartridges are ending up in "Our partners have used tlie promote participation. One
landfills, but now recycling money they earned through the collection box is full pai
your cartridge can really pay the Thinkgreen program to off- ticipants can call a toll fre
off, thanks to Greentec set business costs, help chari- number and a Thinkgreen rep
International Inc. ties and provide funding for resentative will retrieve th
The students here at schools and school programs," cartridges. Following the prc
Durham College may have said Tony Perotta, president of cessing of the cartridge;
seen posters and brochures Greentec International Inc., Thinkgreen will forward th
advertising what the program operators of Thinkgreen. participant a notificatloi
is all about and how the col- "Participating partners have detailing, the total amount c
lege is participating in It. saved more than 171,000 car- money they have earned.
The Thinkgrcen Fundraising tridges from going to landfills Look for the Thinkgreci
Program is a national, commu- in Canada. As well, charitable drop boxes inside the Learnin
nity-based project designed to organizations such as Commons, bookstore, cafett
encourage businesses, charita- Computers for Schools earned ria, the Pit, UOIT building
ble organizations, and schools over $5,000 with Thinkgreen." athletics, residence, outside c
to collect and recycle car- For every 12 recyclable car- the library, and the SA office.
THE CHRONICLE January 27. 2004 11 i
Volunteering encouraged at DC Students
29 per cent tiatives at the Durham and staff
beginning College and UOIT. A chal-
a credit. Students in Sports
Administration volunteer at
in February of young
lenge she faces is meeting
the needs - both academical-
ly and socially - of every stu-
the Hockey Hall of Fame
induction event to gain
experience in the field of
at risk of
dent. Students need to
By Rachel Debling
people develop their skills in the
community by helping peo.
sport and event manage-
ment. To ensure they get
experience, high school stu-
pic, and volunteering can dents must accumulate 40
There is nothing more
important to parents and
grandparents than being
volunteer took valuable on their
resume. In a lot of high
schools, tliere is a graduation
hours of volunteering in
order to graduate. Houzc
By Stephanie Mason
believes it helps to volunteer
able to brag about their lit-
tle college graduates. What
better way to show (lie
their time rcauircmcnt of 40 hours of
volunteering that students
must complete. At school
in high school.
"Community organiza- Durham College and
tions iire always looking for the University of Ontario
world their pride and joy people volunteer as peer volunteers and students are Institute of Technology
than with a set of beautiful, By John Draper tutors and organize "don’t required to participate. It’s a staff and students need to
glossy grad photos? Chronicle Staff drink and drive" campaigns win-win situation - organi- protect themselves against
Lassman Studio is once to bring the awareness of (lie zations prosper and students the flu bug.
again bringing their pho- Interested In helping peo- program to the students. achieve the good feeling of Worse than a common
tography expertise to ple in the community? Well, Currently, 29 per cent of being part of the communi- cold and highly conta-
Durham College. Photos a brand new year of volun- people aged 15-24 arc volun- ty." gious, Influenza A has a
will be taken beginning Feb. teering is here. teering their time. "The ratio of male to new strain, called Fujian,
16. At Durham College and The two most popular female volunteers is just that’s invading the
"There Is a lot of interest the University of Ontario events for youth who volun- about even at Durham Canadian population.
In (the grad photos) tills Institute of Technology, the teer arc organizing or super- College and UOIT," Houze It’s estimated that 11
year," said Student spirit of volunteering is vising events, and campaign- said. people In Ontario died this
Association office manager strong. ing or raising funds for char- Houze matches up student past year from the flu. Its
Kathryn Bremncr. "A good volunteer has to ities. interests with the needs of victims were mainly chil-
"Students must book their be dedicated, punctual, flexi- First-year students volun- programs. dren and the elderly.
appointments online by bleand have a good sense of teer around the college for Volunteers are always wel- "Every year more than
going to www.lassmanstu- humour," said Kate Houze, required credits needed for come for work on events she 4,500 Canadians die of the
dios.com and entering Student Development co- their course. For example, in organizes such as the flu," according to the
DUR4 where It says School ordinator for Durham the Entertainment Student Success Services Fair, Ontario Ministry of Health
ID." College and U01T. Houzc is Administration program stu- Durham College Family Web site. "Five million
For more information, responsible for Student dents must volunteer 30 Orientation and UOIT’s Canadians get sick with
visit the My Campus Success and Student Life ini- hours each semester to earn Welcome Week. the flu every year, result-
ing in 1.5 million work-
days lost. The flu costs the
Canadian health care sys-
tem about $1 billion a
People cit risk from the
flu arc health c.ire workers,
household contacts, home
The minimum care providers, children
and those 65 and older.
DC and UOIT students,
staff, and faculty members
are also at risk, since there
wage is going up,
are large groups of people
and more opportunity for
To help prevent the flu,
the Ontario government
offered free flu vaccina-
tions for more than 12
million Ontarians. Even
If you’re an employer, here’s what you need to know. now, the flu shot remains
According to Health
General Students under 18 Liquor Server Hunting & Fishing Hunting & Fishing Homeworkers Canada, "The current vac-
Minimum and working not Guides: for less than Guides: for five or (people doing cine is expected to provide
Wage more than 28 five consecutive more hours in a paid work in good protection against
hours per week or hours in a day day whether or not their home for A/Panama-like viruses,
during a school the hours are an employer) A/New Caledonia-like
holiday consecutive viruses and influenza B
viruses and to also provide
some cross protection
Current 110% of the against A/Fujian."
wage rate $6.85/hour $6.40/hour S5.95/hour $34.25 $68.50
minimum wage The vaccine will help
prevent the flu, but so will
Feb.1, 2004 110% of the washing your hands regu-
wage rate $7.15/hour $6.70/hour $6.20/hour $35.75 $71.50 larly to prevent the spread
minimum wage of germs, staying home
when sick to keep the
virus isolated, as well as
making sure you get plen-
On February 1, 2004. the general minimum wage will increase to $7.15 per hour from the current ty of rest.
rate of $6.85 per hour. Annual increases will follow bringing the general minimum wage to $8.00 Plu shots are available
through public health care
per hour on February 1. 2007. The increases are being phased in over four years and will also be units, pharmacies, work-
reflected in all minimum wage categories. places, doctors, as well as
the Durham College
Health and Wellness
To find out more about how the new minimum wage guidelines affect "We started vaccina-
tions in the middle of
employers and employees, call or visit the Ministry of Labour web site. October and are still offer-
ing the vaccine," said
Kathy Lazenby, Nurse and
Manager of the Health and
"Already, five people have
1-800-531-5551 www.gov.on.ca/LAB been confirmed
12 THE CHRONICLE January 27. 2004
Dinin e out vs . eatin
By TInlcIa Cameron have a fruit with every breakfast," said " Most students arc on a tight bud-
Philip McAlistc stopped eating out
Chronicle Staff Smith, a first-year Business get and purchasing your own food and because of the unhealthy effects of fast
Administration student. cooking it is more affordable. food.
It’s almost suppertime and on your Though she prefers to make her "1 used to cat out at least once a day
way home from school, you decide own meals, Smith cats out two to three Students should avoid purchasing at Burger King or McDonalds but I had
not to cook because you’re tired and times a week. convenience food because of high lev- to stop because I was getting fat," said
stressed out from a long day of classes. "Depending on the mood I’m in els of saturated fat, trans-fats, calorics, McAllste, a first-year Justice Studies
A craving for Burger King hits you and if I’m tired and lazy, 1 sodium and sugar," student at UOIT.
and you decide that will be your din- may grab some food. I cat she said. Now, he cats out only once a week
ner for the night. a lot of Subway, chicken (
Depending Trans fatty acid is and enjoys cooking his own food.
on created wlien liquid "1 like to cat salads, sandwiches,
The next day, you wake up late and salads, and low fat
don’t have time to cat breakfast or muffins. I’m very health the mood I’min oil is converted to a lasagna and a variety of vegetables.
mar- Cooking your own food is also cheap-
pack a lunch. conscious," she said. solid-like,
Tim Hortons seems to do just fine "Subway has a lot of and if I’m
tired and garine. er and healthier," ho said.
for you and the stir-fry combo in tlie food choices with low fat lazy, I may grab It can cause an The Ontario Ministry of Health said
cafeteria looks good. sauces and Wendy’s has increase of choles- that low iron In the blood causes ane-
By the time Friday rolls around, you some low fat options but some food. I
am terol in the blood, is mia, fatigue and lack of energy.
think you should reward yourself by you still have to be care- very health con- linked to heart dis- Vitamin C Is contained In broccoli,
going out to dinner and a movie.
East Side Mario’s sounds tempting
The Canada Food scious.
ease, cancer and brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower,
diabetes. -dark leafy greens, white or sweet pota-
and though the food is expensive and Guide recommends five to Danielle Smith Baltadjian also toes and will help eliminate an iron
may not be nutritional, you have a 12 servings of grain prod- recommends eating deficiency.
hamburger anyway. ucts each day, five to 10 leaner meat and Fruits that contain Vitamin C are
In 2000, Statistics Canada found vegetables and fruits, two to four milk dairy products. cantaloupe, cranberry juice, grapefruit,
that the average household spent products and two to three meat alter- The Durham Region Health depart- ..guava, mango, papaya, strawberries
$1,536 on food and alcohol from natives. ment has a program called Eat Smart ’and oranges.
restaurants. Adrienne Baltadjian says the that lists all the local health-conscious Bottom line its important to eat
According to the University of Canada Food Guide is a valuable tool restaurants that are health conscious. ^healthy.
Alberta, if a student were to purchase a that has a lot of benefits. To be on the list, restaurants ’must ’ Making those healthy food choices
muffin and coffee every day, it would "It’s a great way for students to plan be 100 per cent smoke free, have per-’ are especially Important when we are
add up to more than $50 every month. and cat healthy. They should try and feet health inspections and meet the’ living away from home.
Cooking your own food is an eco- aim to eat at least one serving from nutritional criteria, Always try to remember that eating
nomical and nutritious way to eat each food group every ..day," said Subway and Boston Pizza are among healthy foods can taste better then cat-
healthy. Baltadjian, a Durham Region Health many on the list. ing fast foods.
Danielle Smith is health conscious Nutritionist; .
and prefers to prepare her own meals. She said that people are eating out a
"I eat a lot of salad and I have one lot more, but cooking your own food
with every meal. I also make sure I is more nutritious’and economical.
to protect all students /
She said the program Is predomi-
Don’t walk nantly used by female students.
"They feel they would be at higher
risk at night leaving the campus
activities and walking back to the
alone when student residence." The campus
SafeWalk program currently has
TECHNICAL CUSTOMER eight team members but has open-
SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE help is just ings for an additional 10 members.
To promote safety forboth students
requiring assistance and SafeWalk
team leaders, there is an equal num-
a phone ber of male and female team mem-
"Students must have strong peo-
call away ple skills,, good leadership qualities,
and be able to work with the police
and campus security as a team mem-
By John Draper ber," said Kellar.
Chronicle Staff This job is posted on the college
The Durham Contact Centre (DCC), a technical support service Ever feel concerned about walk-
provider of customer relationship solutions, is growing and
Applicants must meet the speci-
requires full or part time service representatives available to
ing alone at night on the way to and fied criteria. In order to apply, the
start in the near future.
from the campus parking lots, stu- individual must be a full-time stu-
dent residence and /or pub? Take a dent at Durham College,. Trent ;
walk on the. safe side and use the University or UOIT. ’ -’-’
SafeWalk program. The SafeWalk program operates
Qualified canadidates wilt possess the following: To help students feel safe Durham Wednesdays and, Fridays 8:30 p.m.
College, Trent University and the to 2:30 a.m. frdm-the command
*" Advanced communication sicilla ’ UOIT introduced the SafeWalk pro- posts in the residence and Student
gram in 2001. The purpose of Centre on the main campus.
’;E?ccollent listening iikUUr .’; ’i:;’^ \ SafeWalk is to increase students’ Assistance is available Monday
; ’Ability to; problem »olvcand multitaak’_ ;, ’,’’ ’..- "
comfort level by having them through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 11
"Ability tg woricvnriow Rbifte incl^djiog.weolceitdii’^;-;- \,’" escorted at night to the buildings p.m. from the post located at the
and parking lots on campus. Judy security desk.
Working feowled8olofCVyin<iows95/98/XPj^^^ TqP/IPffP.X:’ Kellar, director of Student Services, Students can call ahead to the
PpP/SMTP/HTNU»;^onuiU;prU»tcr/scanncrco^ and Don Sinclair, director of Staff security office at ext. 2400 to
f’^Outloolt; IntemcrB?tpiorer;Netsonpo) ’’’;’ Services, are the creators of the arrange for the SafeWalk team to
SafeWalk program. meet them at a specified exit.
"We took the best of the various They must have their campus
programs offered at the other col- photo ID ready.
If you meet these qualifications and are looking for an exciting career in leges and created one that worked The Ontario Work Study Program
customer service, the DCC invites you to forward your resume, including for us," said Kellar, who also has the and the Women’s Campus Safety
a cover letter to email@example.com responsibility of Safety Officer. Grant fund 10 per cent of the
"To date, the SafeWalk team SafeWalk initiative,
The Durham Contact centre appreciates receiving all expressions of members have had to deal with is For information, contact Judy
interest; however, only tliose selected for an interview will bo contacted. students who require assistance Kellar at 905-721-3111 ext. 2110 or
from the campus pub," said Kellar. Suzarine Chasse at 905-721-3111.
THE CHRONICLE January 27, 2004 13
The Durham College Chronicle
Life advic e for D C and U O IT
Yuk Yuk’s Destination, which lie hosts
Rouse has been in the
I gonnn put this? What am 1
gonriii’ do with tills?!"
After Rouse yelled at
comedy biz for over seven Zontanos to get on the stage,
trio give years. He’s written for The
Buzz TV show and is a
Wade grabbed the micro-
phone and talked to the
Gemini award winner for his crowd a bit more showing
advice to one hour stand-up perfor-
mance on the Comedy
Network. His current goal is
them his Scooby-Doo and
When Rouse got control of
to be a part of the Saturday
college Night Live cast.
"I don’t like waking up
before noon and I like being
the microphone, no one was
safe. He didn’t hold back on
women control of my own life,
doing something for me."
"I’m here to talk to all of
you about drugs and pre-
marital sex," said Rouse, "So
By Rory Marine When the snow began, if I can get some rolling
Chronicle staff________ McElwain played the part of papers and a female volun-
the emcee. He talked to the teer, I’d be giad to show you
Every other Monday at crowd a bit. Cracked jokes how it’s bad for you." ’
Durham College there’s the about the news today and Rouse had a lot of offen-
regular noon Yuk Yuk’s show made a few comments on his sive jokes for the crowd. He
at the pub, but this time own college experiences. He went as far as telling a girl
there were more laughs to be also gave a little advice for her nipples , looked like
had. the female students In the gummi bears. ’ A lot of his
On Jan. 19 there were two audience: "College girls, do jokes were very sexually
comedy shows for DC and the college men a favour and explicit, probably more than
UOIT students, the regular have a threesome." McElwain and Zontanos
nooner and a special night After a few m(nutes of pok- combined. But the crowd
show at the Dining Lounge. ing fun at Toole with his girl- had no choice but to let out
The show was originally friend In the audience, their laughter, no matter
set for . comics Manolis McElwain introduced how wrong It felt.
Zontanos, Wade McElwain Zontanos to the microphone. The crowd was small, but
and James Cunnhigham to Zontanos made the crowd very responsive to the per-
perform. But a Yuk Yuk’s Photo by Rofy Narino laugh even when he wasn’t formers. After Rouse w.is fin-
agent told VP of Social Affairs MANOLIS ZONTANOS: Joked about the differ- trying to. It was just funny ished his performance,
Scottie Toole about an hour ences between men and women, keeping both for the crowd to see him talk- McElwain thanked everyone
before the show, that sexes In stitches. ing to himself before he told for coming out.
Cunningham wouldn’t be his next joke. A lot of his "Small gigs are sometimes
able to make it. Instead, in the Canadian Comedy far I can take it." humour was geared towards a lot of fun," McElwain said.
comic Jason Rouse would Awards for funniest newcom- McElwain has been in the the difference between men Both the comics and the
take his place as the headlin- er, and is currently in the comedy game for seven years and women and the benefits crowd were pleased with the
er. race to get in the annual after he dropped out of uni- women have that men don’t, way the evening went.
Zontanos is a five-year vet- comedy event in Montreal, versity. Aside from stand-up, mainly on their views on sex. "I come to this school at
eran who is climbing up the Just For Laughs. McElwain is a writer for two "1 look down, I got a least once a year and they’ve
^ ranks in Canadian comedy. "Right now," Zontanos television shows, Gutterball f**king hard-on," Zontanos always been good," said
Last year he. was nominated said. "I just want to see how Alley and
Ultimate said. "I’m thinkin’ where am Rouse.
Percy and E dwards crack up EP^s
formance coming up this When the students
Bi-weekly June in Toronto at the Tim
Sims theatre. Edwards has
toured all over the world
laughed he replied, "It’s not
funny, f**k you all!"
When he got to the more
event for doing stand-up. He his been
on a few comedy shows on
CBC, including hosting of
sexually explicit jokes, the
crowd seemed to reacfto him
the 1998 Gemini Awards. After mentioning this,
laughter Edwards is currently filming
a documentary, Ronnie On
Edwards decided to explain
to the female audience how
to tell the size of a man’s
and fun Before Percy began her act
she asked a few students at
the tables farther away to sit
"You can tell a size of a
man’s penis by the size of his
By Rory Marine at the tables closer to the feet," he said. "Now you
Chronicle staff .stage. know why Ronald McDonald
Most of the students did as is so f**king happy."
January 19 brought back Percy said because .if they After a few more sex jokes,
the bi-weekly pub vibe with didn’t, they knew she’d Edwards exited the stage
some more Yuk Yuk’s come- humiliate them in front of with a round of applause
dy at EP Taylor’s. . everyone. behind him.
This week, the two feature "Okay the gay guys want "I think it went okay," said
comics were Renee Percy and to stay together in the cor- Edwards. "About 70 per cent
Ronnie Edwards, Percy has ner," Percy said. of the crowd was listening."
only been a comic for a year, Percy was the type of "I loved it," Percy said. "It
compared to Edwards 12 comic who interacted with Photo by Rory Narino has a night time feel."
years in the business. Percy the crowd, asking them ques- RONNIE EDWARDS: Teased the male audience
Both comics thought the
has done a few comedy tions about their lives and while entertaining the women. show went well, but could
improv shows, as well as per- talking about her own with a have been better if more
forming on.the Comedy Now little comedic twist. tables were set towards the
television special on CBC, She spoke of screaming superhero has to wear tights. the stage, he started poking stage and the upper level of
along with her Mardi Bra per- during sex to why every male When Edwards got onto fun at himself. the pub was closed off.
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Swe d ish inva s ion o f T O .
find a home
home in their
3y Lindsay Orser
If there’s one thing Swedish punk
3and Millencolln knows how to do, it’s
autting out one awesome record after
After .the release of their latest
ilbum, Home From Home, which was
cleased on Burning Heart Records, a
ilvision of Epitaph records,
vfillencolin took to the road in 2003
or a 10-show tour of the United States Pholo by Linrisay Oiso
ind Canada, playing shows in Florida, ROCKIN’ THE GUVERNMENT: Millencolln played to a packed show of devoted fans at the Guvernment
Morth Carolina, Washington, New in Toronto back In November.
/ork, Philadelphia, Montreal, Toronto,
Chicago and Detroit. The shows were to hear, because half the crowd has half in the recording studio. from Sweden who also used to skate
ariglnally scheduled for April 2003 but been listening to us since Tiny Tunes "It was really great. We had this guy board with the boys of Millencolln
t had to be changed. and the other half started maybe lis- from New York, Lou Giordano, .who The song sings about how this friend
"Montreal was amazing. Tons of tening to us when Pennvbridge produced the album. Ht did a really
Danny, inspired Sarcevic to skateboard
aeople and everyone is fun," said Pioneers came out. So we play for both good job. We’re all satisfied. I think ing and credits Danny on getting hin
?redrik Larsson, drummer, on the show crowds." it’s our best album to date. This album. Into playing punk music. One of th<
:hey played in Montreal. "We try to Home From Home was released in it feels like It is a complete album with lyrics in the song clearly states th<
alay our favourites off every album and 2002. It didn’t take long to write and no really bad songs," said Larsson. influence: "Hardcore skater used to b<
ilso try to play what the crowd wants they only spent about a month and a Sometimes people wonder what one of few who inspired me to get into
inspires album titles. With this latest the punk rock scene when I turned sev
release, it was all about home. enteen."
"Nikola was writing all the lyrics," Sadly for Olssen, Farm and Sarcevic
said Larsson. "He just described it as they don’t get to skateboard as much a;
the band is one of his homes. they used to, especially when they an
Millencolin Is his second family." - away on toui. ’But they all still try U
The quartet met back in the late keep up on their skateboarding skills.
1980s at skate parks in their home- , "Back home we have this indoo:
.town in Sweden. Erik Olssen, Mathias skate park in the same building as ou:
Farm and Nikola Sarcevic all skate- record label, Burning Heart," salt
board and got into playing music Larsson.
from listening to punk bands on skate Another song that is a favourih
videos and local bands as well. They among many Millencolin .fans is Fox
later met Fredrik Larsson while he was on the Pennybridge Pioneers album. I-
playing in his band Kung Pung. was written by Nikola as a joke. H(
This is how Millencolin was born. wanted to write a funny song about hi;
Olssen and Farm sing back-vocals and scooter back home that he loves. One
play guitar, Larsson plays the drums . of the lines: "She’s secondhand, sc
and Sarcevic is on lead vocals and gui- what?- She’s true, she’s by my side, fo:
tar. Through their love of skateboard- all I care, she’s hot, she’s a real gooc
ing, the name Millencolin came ride. ’When we go out, people stop anc
about. Named after a skate trick, stare with jealous minds. It’s OK fo:
Melancoly. they just changed some me, as long as they let her be...’
letters around and came up with Somehow a few had misinterpreted tht
Millencolin. lyrics and thought the song was abou-
"We played a different style of a girl, a rude song about a girl.
punk rock, with Swedish lyrics. It’s a "He tried to write something funn)
bit different than American punk," but some people don’t realize it wa;
said Larsson. "There was loads and pretty much a joke. They think it’;
loads of punk bands and lots of shows about a girl. And we got Some really
and lots of record companies but a lot really mean emails; they thought w<
of that has disappeared. There are a were a sexist band," said Larsson. Som<
few really good really big record com- people just don’t know how to take <
panies around now. joke.
The owner of Burning Heart set up Besides the fact that touring afford:
a festival an hour away from Millencolin the opportunity to mee
Millencolin’s hometown and also had and play with other bands. It also give;
a distribution outlet for bands. the .opportunity, whether they want i-
Millencolin put out some LPs and or not, to meet some interesting fans.
then recorded some demo -tapes. "This one guy came to sound check
Through Burning Heart records they He had a tattoo studio. He wanted u;
were able to get a distribution deal to tattoo our autographs on his leg. Sc
through Epitaph Records. They then we did and since then, we’ve beer
began putting out. EPs. This afforded friends," said Larsson.
Millencolin the opportunity to play After their 2003 tour, Farm anc
with bands that sort of. inspired them Sarcevic headed back to Sweden anc
to get into playing punk music in the Olssen and Larsson are headed to LA
first place, bands like Bad Religion, for a vacation.
Pennywise and NOFX. They said they might as well do I-
"It would be cool to play with while they are over here, though It wil
Rancid," said Larsson, who said they be nice to go home.
met Rancid this past summer in "That’s one really really good par
Sweden.- about being in a band is touring
One song on the new Home From around and the bad part is being awa)
Home album is called . Punk Rock from girlfriends and families" sale
Rebel. It was inspired by an old friend Larsson.
Rings ep ic will not return
By Sajld Khan between the good and evil Wood and Astin succeed In
Chronicle Staff erupts with no shortage of conveying the sense of duty
bloodshed and state-of-the- and devotion that their char-
art special effects. acters hold for one another.
A mystical cinematic jour- Black-scaled dragons When Wood’s character
ney that began two years ago swoop down upon unsuspect- becomes weary with despair
has come to an end this win- ing knights while catapults ;iiid collapses, Astin’s charac-
ter with the release of The hurl flaming rocks into castle ter slings him over his shoul-
Return of (he King, the final walls and hulking prehistoric der and carries him on his
chapter in director Peter elephants stampede through way.
Jackson’s epic Lord of the battlefields, crushing any- Veteran Shakespcarean
Rings trilogy. thing in their path. actor Sir lan McKcllcn, who
Jackson first introduced While this mythical battle received an Oscar nomina-
moviegoers to the imaginary rages on, two lowly, home- tion for his role in the first
medieval realm of Middle sick Hobbits, Frodo Baggins film, once again delivers a
Earth in December of 2001 (Elijah Wood) and Samwise whimsical performance as
with the release of The Gamgee (Scan Astin) creep Gandalf, the wise and witty
Fellowship of the Ring, the behind enemy lines into the wizard that leads the heroes
first of three films based on J. volcanic wastes of Mordor on their quest.
R. R. Tolkien’s classic novels. with the digitally animated Even Gollum, a completely
The story chronicles the amphibian, Gollum (voiced digitally-generated character,
adventures of a ragtag group by Andy Serkis) as their evokes emotion as he strug-
of kings, wizards, elves, guide. LORD OF THE RINGS: A cinematic journey comes gles with his loyalty to the
dwarves and pint-sized crea- Th^ir mission is to break to an end with the third Instalment of Peter heroes and his desire to pos-
tures called hobblts that over- Sauron’s reign of terror by Jackson’s trilogy this winter. sess the evil, yet powerful
come tremendous odds while casting the evil ring that ring for himself.
trying to destroy a particular- holds’ his power into the and Magic. his novels. Although the film’s
ly evil ring. flames of the volcano where Equally stunning are cine- As overwhelming as the lengthy run time, over three
Filmed back-to-back with it was created. matic vistas, showcasing the visuals are and as far-fetched hours, can test the audience’s
its predecessors, The Return All of the long distance might and majesty of New as the storyline may be, a patience,
of the King continues the shots of clashing armies and Zealand’s primeval land- strong script and believable The Return of the King is
narrative from where it left close-ups ,of legendary beasts scapes that stand in for the performances by the key an old-fashioned story of
off in last year’s The Two were masterfully created many locales of Middle Earth. actors bring the film down to courage and honour set
Towers. through miniatures and digi- The endless shots of snow- earth. amongst new-age digital
As the sinister forces of the tal animation by WETA work- capped mountains and At its, heart, The Return of effects that is sure to please
dark ;lord Sauron threaten to shop, Jackson s answer to roiling fields capture the the King is a story about brav- both avid Tolkien fans and
encompass all of Middle ’
George Lucas’ special effects sheer beauty ’of nature that ery and the bonds of friend- average moviegoers alike.
Earth, the final battle powerhouse, Industrial Light Tolkien Strived to convey in ship in the face of all odds.
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18 THE CHRONICLE January 27, 2004
Talking s ex with Sue Johanson
By Erin Pereira
Chronicle staff Nov. 29 of last year. have their own questions
"I love it," said Johanson. answered.
"1 do it because I’m a liam, "I’m seen as safe and harm-
The birds .ind the bees is a because I love kids, because I less," she said. "I’m not going
subject that can be hard to love a live audience, and to go for them and I’m not
talk about, and often times because it’s a challenge. 1 going to lecture them. 1 don’t
asking questions can be never know what people are preach, 1 don’t moralize and
embarrassing and awkward. going to throw at inc." I’m pretty open. I don’t get
But for Sue Johanson talking Her presentations cover a upset about a lot of stuff, 1
about sex is part of her every- wide variety of topics ranging know what I’m talking about
day job. from sex toys to medical and I have fun. I think sex
Her voice is not a strange problems to sexuality, and should be a lot of fun."
one. From her time on the although Johanson takes the Johanson lias been educat-
radio with The Sunday Night subject very seriously she ing people on sex for over 30
Sex Show to her program Talk keeps audiences laughing years. In 1970, she opened
Sex with Sue Johanson on the with her humour-filled deliv- the first birth control clinic In
Oxygen network, she Is well ery. a North American high
known for providing frank "Talking about sex Is far school. It was tlien that she
and honest sex education to harder than doing it," she began teaching sex education
thousands of Canadians. said. "In today’s world you’ve to high school students.
Each year Johanson travels got to talk about It." Every year Johanson does
to more than 50 schools But Johanson does more presentations to approximate-
informing students, parents tlian just speak on the sub- ly 20,000 students In public
and teachers about the impor- ject. schools, high schools, col-
tance of sex and sexuality. Her presentations are often leges and universities across
She has even visited Durham followed by a question and Canada, informing and edu-
a couple times with her latest answer period where audi- cating them on the impor-
appearance at the college on ence members get a chance to tance of sex and sexuality.
Tim Burton7 s Bis Fish a bi
By Jessica Verge McGregor, while Albert ous, heartfelt piece that man-
Chronicle staff Finney gives an Oscar-worthy ages to tug on nearly every
performance as the charming emotion and keep the audi-
old version. ence captivated and enter-
Wercwolvcs Witches. The audience follows him tained and desperate to dis-
Giants. through his many escapades, cover, along with Will Bloom,
This is the stuff that from his beginnings as a small who his father truly is.
William Bloom’s bedtime sto- town hero to the search for Though a bit outlandish at
ries are made of. As a child, the woman of his dreams to times, the story ..renfains
he’s captivated by the tales wartime victories. strong and the dialogue works
his father, Edward, spins, sto- Burton and screenwriter to endear each character.
ries that illustrate his many John August, who adapted Everything is delivered
adventures. the film from Daniel seamlessfy by a terrific cast of
As an adult, Will (Billy Wallace’s 1998 book and experienced, talented actors,
Crudup) grows to resent the worked closely with the which also includes Danny
stories that he now knows author throughout the pro- DeVito, Helena Bonham
hold little truth and becomes ject, blend Bloom’s past Carter and Steve Buscemi.
determined to separate the smoothly with a present in Big Fish is a beautiful fanta-
man from the myth. the darker gothic feel of his Bloom’s life with his signature which he’s an old, sick man sy, a fairy tale free of tired sen-
So begins Big Fish, director past films, such as Beetlejuice, originality, creativity and living out his final days in the timental goofiness, and
Tim Burton’s latest quirky Batman and Sleepy Hollow, extravagant visuals. company of his beloved wife, should prove to be an award-
adventure. Burton weaves together the Bloom is portrayed as a Sandra (Jessica Lange). winning accomplishment for
While he steps away from fables that make up Edward young man by Ewan August produces a humor- all involved.
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S laves of S ociety rock EP Taylor ’s j "
guitar player Dirty Carl. CDs into the audience. The
Local band SOS played several tunes off band’s demo CD features such
their demo album, including popular SOS songs such as
brings back Blindfolded, Guilty of Being Lucky Lager and Pcein’ Red.
Punk, Fear and Consumption For all those who enjoyed
and Open Your Eyes. The the demo, SOS will be coming
classic punk underlying theme of these out with their first official
songs is how much ignorance album next month. The
sound and discrimination take place album will feature many
in society. songs off the demo.
With bold messgaes under- SOS’s CD release party will
By Amy Weeks lying their songs, SOS have be held at tlic Dungeon on
Shronlcle Staff scpcratcd themselves from Feb. 21. Local band IMRU will
pop-punk with tlic classic be playing as well.
sound punk made famous in It’s tlic first silow we’ve
DC punk rockers Slaves of the 70s. ever put on all by ourselves, so
Society descended upon EP SOS was the last to perform, we’re pretty excited about it,"
Taylor’s last Saturday, setting but certainly didn’t hold back, said Dirty Carl. "We’re not
the mood for Battle of the even though most of tlie completely sure wliat tlie title
Bands. crowd had gone home for the of tlic album will be, lint we’re
Other performances includ- night. The SOS fans stuck hoping that the album just
ed Chris Gauthicr and Chuck around and got to mosh gets out there and that people
FIyn n,second-year around with lead singer Ano like it."
e n t e r t a i n in e n t Costan/.o when lie dragged SOS will also be performing
Administration students, with his microphone out into tlie witli IMRU at the Dungeon on
drummer Clirls Dove, Nice audience as lie always does at Marcli 6. Other bands to per-
Guy and the Jerks, Another SOS shows. form that evening arc Fast and
Dark Day and Discord. Halfway through tlie set, Nasty from Blackstock and
This preview to Battle of Costanzo and drummer Ray- Two Minutes Too I.ate from
the Band’s was one of the chill pulled the old switcha- Etobicoke.
must sec concerts at EP roo as tlicy always do and Ano Keep your ears open for
Faylor’s tills year, and Slaves became tlic drummer and DC’s new radio station, Freq.
of Society topped off the Ray-chill stepped up to tlie Virginia Slim’s Soul Power
impressive bill. mike. In addition to SOS’s Hour will be airing tonnes of
Slaves of Society (SOS) constant moving around on tunes from the Slaves.
opened with Pccin’ Red, stage, this provided for much Tlie Soul Power hour will
named after a Minor Threat visual stimulation and origi- feature many Indie bands
song, Secin’ Red, about the nality to tlieir performance. from around tlie GTA, focus-
decline of originality in new SOS, with their classic punk ing on hard rock, funk, and
music. sound, caught huge attention punk.
"It’s basically about how in EP Taylor’s with a 70’s punk The Soul Power hour is Photo by Amy Wook’
originality is dead," said first- feel to their nylsic. exclusive to Durham College’s PUNK-ROCK GOODNESS: Slaves of Society’s Adam
year DC Entertainment In addition, Costanzo newest radio station, the Lajoie wows DC’s pub with great guitar riffs.
Administration student and chucked a box full of demo FREQ.
Lingerie and Long Johns party
heats the night up at DC’s pub Maybe it ’s time...
3y Rory Marine
The weather outside was
ninus 30 degrees, but inside
:ouldn’t be any hotter with
:he skimpy negligees.
The Lingerie and Long
ohns party at the pub was a
nil house. Men and women
vere walking around in their
jndergarments and slinky
lutfits for a $2 discount. The
iub had most guests wearing
i variety of skimpy langerie
md other types of sexy per-
to meet some new friends.
sonal wear. The night featured
i lingerie contest and a perfor-
-nance by four members of
Ourham College’s own dance
:eam, D-Llte. ;f’
The doors opejied at 9 p.m.
iut the real pa)?ty didn’t start
3 Months for $99
jntil 11:30 p.fn. when,,D-Lite
lit the stag^ to relnatft the Oshawa
.ady Marmalade dance.’
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"This one was a last-minute
:hing," said dancer Stephanie (905) 433-1665
>kelton. /’We "had -.about a
week <o plan, so we threw
’ It was D-LUe’ssecond per-
of the Lingerie and
HEATING THINGS UP:Contestants showed off their
dance moves for a chance at a gift certificate.
Photo by Rory Narine
F ITN E S S CLUBS
’Sauthier is also the group
. Aoreographer and Skelton is
Durham College never had a
dance team before, so Skelton
from having their own fun on
stage. Makes it easy’
"’:he marketing director. and Gauthier wants to pass Eight girls went on stage
rogether they are trying to their dancing shoes to newer and danced in a lingerie corn- Call 1-800-597-1FIT for ttie club neatest you!
lave the group dance in com- students who join the club. petition. The eight girls were or visit our website at wwv/.goodlifetitness.com
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20 THE CHRONICLE Januaiy.27, 2004
Feminist film expected to
bring a smile to viewers
By Shannon Campbell creates on unconventional quite a liking to this progres-
Chronicle Stall lesson plan and takes the sive appronch to learning
Julia Roberts gives a girls on <i field trip. The class and idolizes Miss Watson.
charismatic performance as is taken to a warehouse The official bookworm,
Katherinc Watson in Mona where art is kept before being Joan Brandwyn,
is played by
Lisa Smile, feminist-based displayed in a gallery, to secJulia Stiles. Her law school
film set in the 1950s. an original piece by Jackson aspirations are conflicted by
The University of Pollock, the pioneer abstract a blossoming romance with
California graduate, Watson, painter. Watson encourages her Harvard boyfriend. He is
takes a highly sought after the girls to really sec the played by That 70s Show
position at Wellesley, an painting for what it is, for star, Topher Grace. Watson
acclaimed, all-girls college, as what it isn’t, and look does whatever she can to
an Art beyond the paint and feel encourage Joan to attend law
History professor. She arrives what the artist was express- school.
in Boston to find these girls ing. The film highlights a
are more than prepared for Kristcn Dunst, playing notable soundtrack, with an
class. Watson realizes the Betty Warren, the first-to- appearance by songstress
biggest lesson hei students marry snob, is disgusted by Tori Amos, portraying the
need to learn is not in their Watson’s free spirited, pro- sultry wedding singer.
schoolbooks. It’s to think for gressive outlook. The bright- Mona Lisa Smile is direct-
themselves. minded Warren is quick to ed by Mike Newell and writ-
Watson, with her radical- become a typical 1950’s ten by Lawrence Konner and
feminist approach, is quick housewife, and soon finds Mark Rcsenthal.
to learn the main focus for marriage isn’t all it’s cracked Much like "Leonardo
these young women is not to up to be. The honeymoon Da Vinci’s painting of the
Photo by Roty Narino
further their education, but stage is short lived’ between Mona Lisa, the film provokes
to find husband. She the star-crossed lovers. Her an array of perceptions.
PARTY AT E.P. TAYLOR’S: A musician gets the describes the school as a husband soon takes a fancy Regardless whether it Is a
crowd pumped up with live entertainment breeding ground for house- to another woman. negative or positive opinion,
wives. Outraged by her stu- Giselle, the rebellious girl the movie reminds us when
dents primary aspirations, of the flock, played by the only expectation of
Radio station she attempts to teach them
there is an entire world
beyond cooking, cleaning
Maggie Gyllentaal, is bored
by the Harvard boys and
prefers to pursue an affair
women was to become
housewives. The film pays
respect to feminism in our
hosts rockin’ party and making babies. Watson with her professor. She takes society.
By Rory Marine The bunds playing were
Chronicio si.iH BytcJi Kiddy and Mr.
Nobody Soon. Mr. Nobody
With the offidtil induc- Soon were the headlincrs
tion of the Freq radio sta- for the night, playing eight
tion, the only thing left to songs from their indepen-
do was party. dent album, Old New
The Freq launch party on Borrowed Blue.
Jan. 19 was a success if you Mr. Nobody Soon is cur-
were to judge by people rently negotiating a record
having fun. Throughout deal with producer Gavin
the night Dj Shananigin Brown, one of the leading
and DJ Shamroc played hip- producers in the Canadian
hop and house music. rock music today. He is
Shananigin and Shamroc responsible for the
will also have a program on American success of Three
Freq called Time to Shine Days Grace and Billy Talent.
"I wanted to make the Sugar.
coolest party ever," said sec-
He was also the drummer
for Canadian rock band Big
Mr. Nobody Soon’s style
Can you believe I’m single?
ond-year Entertainment is a blend of punk, rock and Adam Barry on a friend of Thompson’s and being Canadian. He goes as far
Administration student metal music. They don’t Chronicle staff is much more carefree than as taking .cheap cracks at
Jordan Roherty. "I want believe their style of music Luke. Americans, even though most
everyone to have as much is similar to any other rock In the summer of 1999, 21- He is the comic relief and is of the readers are American. "
fun as possible." ’ group on the airwaves year-old Mechanical ignorant to idiotic happenings The girls are pretty, which is
Prizes in the raffle for the today. Engineering Student at the around him, and as in real life, definitely a Canadian thing
night were 10 tickets to the "I used to hate the radio," university of Ottawa, Lucas he is also always single in the and I use Canadian spelling,
Lingerie and Long John said lead singer Mr. Thompson, a Whitby native, comic. although I get constant emails
night, four tickets for the Nobody. "But now it’s the started on a venture that has Joce, and most of the others telling me that I spelt things
Tony Lee show. four source." been "so time consuming that female characters in the wrong," Thompson says.
Nickelback concert tickets During Mr. Nobody it is on my mind every minute comic, are the closest things to CUBIS has become popular
and four Billy Talent tickets. Soon’s performance, of the day," Thompson says. antagonists there are. For the and receives almost 1,000,
One other prize was to go Roherty went on stage to This venture is a Web-based most part they are the reason viewers a day.
with Toronto Star reporter throw T-shirts, CDs and comic called Can You Believe for Luke’s bitterness. The future of CUBIS is look-
Jim Kenzie on a test drive in posters provided by CD I’m Single. "I like to take indirect shots ing bright with the addition of
a brand new vehicle. Of Plus. After their perfor- Can You Believe I’m Single, at my girlfriend," Thompson a new character known as
course, to legally accept the mance, the DJs scratched or CUBIS, as it is known as by says. Smitty.
prize the winner had to records until the end of the fans, was started as a cheap "The comic is a way to vent, "Smitty is based around
have at least a G2 licence. night. joke gift for a friend. "When and it takes a lot of energy to another friend of mine,"
my friend’s birthday was com- try to be amusing," Thompson Thompson says. "He is going
ing up, and I had no money to says. "I don’t act funny in real to be a blind stoner profit,
actually buy her a present, I life." who will appear very soon,"
figured I would make her a Ideas for the comic come to .Thompson also is looking.
funny comic instead, as a him in various ways, but are forward to publishing CUBIS
of the way, well worth
a little out a visit I
cheap alternative," Thompson mainly actual events that have as a trade paper back some
said. happened In his life. time in the future. "It would
The comic is based around "Everything that happens in be nice to finally make some
three characters. Luke, Adam, my day, I try to turn around money from it," he said. "But
Yarns, patterns, books, needles and supplies and Joce. into a three-panel pun," he being in school right now is
’ Luke is based on Thompson says, such as miss use of the slowing the progress."
for all ofyour knitting and crocheting needs, and represents his bitterness word thwart. The comic is available at
Louise Poller Mon-Wed9-S, Tliuni-Frl9-9, Sat9-5, Sun-dosed and stress. "The universe hates In just three years, www.webosite.com/~cubis
ll?OCr«iggRd, Grecnbank, Ontario W5-W5-wi me," he says. Thomson has created over 130 and is updated usually twice a
The character Adam is based comics, and prides himself on week.
Lord s show killer instinct at D C
By Jeff Turco
Chronicle Staff Mohawk Mountaineers, the
Canadore Panthers, and the
Stnn Marclint, head coacli St. Clair Saints on the fi.st day
of the Lady Lords’ volleyball of action. The Lords won all
team, had a tough time wip- three matches, beating
ing the smile from Ills face Mohawk by scores of 25-9, 25-
after the completion of the 11, Canadore 25-23, 25-12.
Killer Instinct Cup tourna- and St. Clair 25-16, 25-15.
ment. In (lie Canadore game,
That’s because the Lady Marchut was surprised by
Lords’ volleyball team defeat- how well the Panthers squad
ed the Cambrian Golden played against his team.
Shield, by scores of 22-25, 25- "They gave us a battle in
22, and 15-13, in what was an the first set," said Marchut.
intense and action packed "But in the second set, our
match, to win the tourna- power seemed to wear them
Not only did ihc Lords win Lindsay Bax said tlie team’s
the tournament, it also put serving in the second set was
them in a good position to be the reason they played better.
the number one seed at the "We served better in the
provincial championships. second set than we did in tlie
The final was a showdown first." said Bax. "In the first
between two of the OCAA’s set, we gave them some
elite. Durham and Cambrian points because our serving
sit 1-2 in the OCAA rankings wasn’t very good."
and are both in the top 10 of The second day of action
the national rankings. for the Lords started with a
Cambrian jumped out early tough match against a good
and took advantage of a Humber team. Humber won
fatigued Durham team to take the first set 25-23.
the first set by a score of 25- But Durham rebounded
22. However, Durham and defeated Ho/nber in the
rebounded and took the sec- second set by <i of 28-26.
ond set by a score of 25-22. Marchut thought that win-
.The third set was nail bit- ning tlie second set was good
ing, with the action between for his team.
the two teams going back and "I think, by winning the
forth. second set, it will give our
Finally, Durham fought to team the confidence do know
a two-point lead and they that we can come back
never looked back, as the against the good teams," said
Lords came out with an excit- Marchut. Pholo by Jell Turco
ing 15-13 set win. The Lords next played John
Marchut believed that a Abbott College from Quebec. READY, SET, BUMP: Janet Littlejohn, one of the Lady Lords’ rookies, prepares to
changing of his rotation after John Abbott was playing well hit a ball during a game in the Killer Instinct Cup tournament.
the first set was the key factor in the tournament, but
in the match. Durham seemed to have little tage," said Marchut. "We just "We just lacked the energy to So now, Durham looks for-
"I changed my rotation, so trouble with them, as overpowered them." respond." ward to the provincial cham-
that I could have Lindsay Bax Durham’s height and power Steve Chan, head coach of In the semifinals, Durham pionships that take place at
line up against their top play- advantage seemed to give John Abbott College, was played the Seneca Sting. the end of February and
er," said Marchut. "That was John Abbott fits throughout impressed with how Durham Seneca gave the Lords a good Marchut is happy that his
probably the turning point in the match. played. run. team will most likely be
the match." "We knew they didn’t have "Durham played a fantastic But Durham eventually ranked number one.
The Lords started the tour- a tall team, so we wanted to match. They ran their offence prevailed, winning both sets "It feels great," said
nament by taking on the use our height to our advan- very efficiently," said Chan. by scores of 25-16 and 25-22. Marchut.
Photo by Jolf Turco
Photo by Jeff Turcc
TALKING STRATEGY: Lords’ head coach Stan
Marchut talks strategy with Lindsay Bax (left) and ALL POWER: Erin Smith, one of the Lords’ star players, powers a spike over the
Erin Smith during a timeout. net in a game at the tournament.
22 THE CHRONICLE January 27. 2004
Generals earn hard-fought victory
By John Herron penalty box continued for
Chronicle Stall both teams. All-star defencc-
To remain in the playoff man I’tiul Ranger and centre
picture in the DHL you’ve got Clay McFadden were both
to play with high emotion recipients of hits from behind
and get solid goaltcnding on a that sent the Generals bench
consistent basis. On Sunday, into frenzy.
Jan. 18 the Generals had both Andrew Gibbons potted
of those tilings working for the Generals’ second goal on
them in a spirited 2-0 victory a 5 on 3 power play. It was
over the Sarnia Sting. more than the Generals need-
Heading into the contest ed as Turple made 26 saves to
the Generals held a mediocre record his first shutout with
14-21-8-1 record, good the team and improve his
enough for (lie eighth and record to 6-3-3.
final playoff spot in the east- The Sting completely lost
ern conference. Their coun- control of their emotions
terparts from Sarnia ranked throughout the game, giving
fifth in the western confer- tlie Generals plenty of
ence with a superior 21-1 S-4-4 chances on the power play.
record. The final shot total was
No goals were scored in the indicative of that witli tlie
first period but tempers Generals outshooting tlie
soared, resulting in a back andSting 41-26.
forth fight between Generals The win was tlie second in
defenccman Scott Todd and as many games for the
Sting forward Kclscy Wilson Generals. Ranger, who
at centre Ice. seemed fine after his collision
The Sting could have easily into (lie boards, is hoping the
jumped out to an early lead as team continues their strong
they held a 15-7 advantage in play after a sub-par season to
shots, but goaltendcr Dan date.
Turple shut the door to keep "We’ve been up and down
the Generals alive after the and haven’t had the season
we were hoping for so far," Photo by John Horror
Brandon McBride convert- said Ranger. "We’ve been GENERALS FORWARD ADAM BERTI lakes hold of a Sarnia Sting player in recent
ed on the power play 2:15 under-achieving all year but OHL action.
into the second period by this past weekend we worked
knocking in a rebound of a really hard against Belleville putting him in there," said off last week but forward entry draft. Former Generals
Chris Hulit blast to give the for a victory and won again Burnett. "We’re not’going to Adam Berti saw action defenceman and NHL super-
generals a 1-0 lead. tonight." score a lot of goals, and if Wednesday night at the star Bobby Orr, along with the
The rough stuff continued Most coaches like to ride that’s our track record we’ve CHL’s Top Prospects Game in ever-popular Don Cherry,
as GeneraTs power forward with one goaltender down the got to win games with one or London. The game featured coached the showcase/of
and leading scorer Ben Eager final stretch of the season and two goals." the CHL’s top 40 players who junior hockey talent^ in
received penalties for rough- into the playoffs, Turple has The Generals had the week are eligible for the 2004 NHL Canada.
ing, goaltender interference, played well in his last two
and finally a 10-minute mis- outings and head coach and
conduct penalty for smashing general manager George
his stick while heading off the Burnett has taken notice.
ice. "If someone steps up and
The third period wasn’t carries the ball like Dan’s
Durham has all-stars
By Tim Fedorchuk
much different from the first done the last couple of games victory in the men’s all-star OCAA in scoring. She leads
two as the parade to the it’s pretty tough not to keep Chronicle Staff game. all players with 138 points,
Durham had some deserv- The women’s game was which amounts to 23 points
ing athletes in Windsor to also won by the Eastern all- per game. She is also very
^.^jiii»mer^n|p:Job» take part in the OCAA all-star stars, who defeated the West consistent at the free-throw
^akiiilda Resld«ntlal Qlrlft Camp In^^ N Arranged basketball game. 69-65. line, shooting an impressive
Counselors: Combined childcare/tcachlng. Must be able to teach or lead one or more
Bonnie Slaughter and The OCAA’s leading scor- 70 per cent.
of the following activities: gymnastics, tennis, swim, sail, canoe, water ski. arti Angela Cull represented the er, Slaughter led the game in Clancy is leading the
(including stained glass, sewing, jewelry, wood, photo), dance, music, theatre, archery, Lady Lords in the annual points with 19. She was also Lords in points after nine
wilderness trips, field (ports, equestrian. mid-season game. Starting involved in the three-point regular season games. He has
Service Workers; including openings for kitchen, laundry, housekeeping, secretaiies, centre Dave Clancy and competition prior to the 111 points this season, good
maintenance & grounds, and kitchen supervisor.
Non-smokeri. June 18 to August 35. Attractive salary (US) plus travel allowance.
Jason Nepomuceno repre- games. Slaughter ran over the for 12.3 points per game.
sented the men’s team. competition to win the Both of Durham’s basket-
To Apply: Applications and photo gallery are available on our webslte: Lords head coach Peter three-point contest. ball teams will have to come
www.kippewa.com or contact us at the numbers’ listed below for a staff
brochure. Gordon helped navigate the The Lady Lords leader is together to push for the play-
KIppewa, Box 340, Westwood, Massachusetts, 02090-0)40, U.S.A. Eastern all-stars to a 93-92 currently dominating the offs.
te»: 78i-76i-8;»9t | fax; 781-255-7167
THE CHRONICLE January 27, 2004 23
NHL prospect shines at worlds
Fritsche brings gold fun journey."
Hockey fans across Canada
were devastated after the
medal experience to crushing defeat their team
suffered in the final at the
hands of the US squad. The
majority of Fritsche’s Sting
Civic Centre’s ice teammates arc Canadian but
they showed nothing but sup-
port and admiration to the
By John Herron world champion.
Chrontolo Staff Danny Fritsche, who "All the guys on the team
played 18 games with the were happy for me because
A member of the United Columbus Blue Jackets of (he they know if one of them had
States gold mcdal-vvinning NHL before being sent to tlic won the gold medal for
team that defeated Canada at US team, was all smiles when Canada I’d be happy for
the World Junior Hockey asked about Ills experience. them," said Fritsche. "It’s
Championships in Helsinki "It was probably one of good for the team, it’s good
Finland, paid a visit to the best liockey experiences For the organization, even
Oshawa on Jan. 18 when his I’ve ever had in my life," said though it’s for the wrong
team, the Sarnia Sting, faced an elated Fritsche. "We knew country."
off against the Oshawa we had a good team, we knew The 18-year-old Fritsche,
Generals. we could do it, and it was a who was ordered to report to
the Sting after the tournment,
holds no bad feelings towards
the Blue Jackets organization
following his demotion.
"They told me to come
back here where I could play a
little bit more, develop my
skills a bit more, and we’ll see
wliat next year brings." Said
The level of play in the
tournament is the next best UNITED STATES GOLD MEDALIST Dan Fritsche hopes
thing to the pros, because the his World Junior Championship win will vault him to
majority of players have been an NHL career.
drafted’ by NHL organiza-
tions. the Canadian Hockey League, The gold nit-dai was
"You’re playing with all so the game is definitely brought into the Sting dress-
the best guys from the played at a high level," said ing room by Frilsclie and is
Ontario Hockey League and
F i nd a N ew Fritsche. now tucked away in his room.
Best Fri en d
The Humane Society
of Durham Region
For more information, give us 9 call at
(905) 433-2022, or visit u.s at:
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THE CHRONICLE January 27, 2004 25
The ABCs of a home Alcatraz,
mill but it’s rnucli lower on pool has an adjustable current that product to get fit.
Shopping impact for you because it’s a
fixed motion. So when you
hop on, it basically does the
He said pools can range in
size and deptii and can be cus-
"It just takes a little time,
effort and research and you’ll
find a good piece of equip- team up
around running motion for you."
Robson said the best way. to
describe the machine is that
tomized depending on what
kind of exercise a person
wants to do.
ment that’s just right for you,"
Robson suggested that for a for Jam
it’s a cross between a stepper, a "You don’t just have to person who is overweight and
key to treadmill, and a bike. With
built in arm movements you
get botli an upper and lower
swim in the pool," said
Wackman. "You can do water
aerobics in the pool, you can
wants to lose a few pounds,
(lie best piece of equipment is
the elliptical cross trainer Series
buying body work out at the same
"They’re affordable too," lie
said. "There’s no motor on
walk in the pool, you can run
in the pool and the resistance
of tile water is 11 times that of
the air around you so that
because 11 burns fat faster than
a treadmill, bike, or stepper.
"After you lose tlie weight,
that is when you can start
products them like on a treadmill so
rather than being in tlie
$2,000 to $4,000 price range,
every movement you make in
the pool, forward or backward,
Is benefiting you health wise."
thinking about adding some
tone and definition with a
weight lifting program," he
By LIndsay Orser
you can get a decent one for There are many different said. Love snowboarding?
$700 or $800 and they can go home exercise products avail- Robson also said that for a Or just trying out for the
By Erin Pereira up to $4,000. able on the market today and person who doesn’t want to first time this year?
Chronicle start Another interesting product finding the right one isn’t spend much money, an exer- Then head out to
on the market today is the always easy. cise ball can provide a good Dagmar ski resort for Pipe
counter-current pool. They are Robson said a person look- workout and Is a good weight and Park Jam Series
Remember your New Year’s not new. Sport and physical ing for gym equipment should loss tool. brought to you by
resolution? If you promised therapy centres as well as hos- research and find out as much Peter Roberts is a personal Alcatraz Skates and
yourself you were going to pitals have been using them about the different products as trainer and he and Robson Dagmar.
shed those unwanted pounds for years, but recently many possible. He also warned that both agree that fitness doesn’t This is the first year for
this year, then there arc a few poofs have been sold so people just because something looks just start with a piece of equip- this event at Dagmar and
things to keep in mind. can work out in the comfort of and sounds good on televi- ment. the basis for it was to just
"There are a lot of products their own homes. sion, doesn’t mean that it is. "You need nutrition for have some fun.
on the market today," said "It’s small so it can fit In "The people generally in both your physical structure It is held every night
Mark Robson from the Fitness small yards or inside existing the market for fitness equip- and your brain to function Wednesday, 5 to 10 p.m.
Source in Pickering. "It’s rooms in your house," said ment are out of shape, over- properly," said Roberts, who from Jan. 14 to Feb. 18.
choosing the one that’s best Christopher Wackman, senior weight people who sit around s?.ys exercise combined with a "Kids can come out and
for you and the goals that you vice-president for Endless on the couch watching T.V. all good diet is the ultimate com- have fun, have a good
have." Pools in Aston Pennsylvania. day," he said. "They Hick bination to becoming healthi- time," says Alison Martin,
Robson said the three most An Endless Pool has an through the channels and see er. who works at Alcatraz
popular pieces of gym equip- adjustable current that allows all these people getting fit on With many products out Skates and is Involved
ment are treadmills, steppers the user to swim or exercise in Bowflex and other equipment, there, both Roberts and with the organization of
and bikes. place. and they get sucked in. Robson agree, when looking the Pipe and Park Jam.
"The newest piece of equip- Wackman explained that a Robson warned that most of for that first piece of exercise Every Wednesday night
ment In the fitness Industry standard Endless PoolSvill cost the time the people advertis- equipment, do the research, it’s like a party on the ski
over the past 10 years has been around $18,000 U.S. and is ing products on television shop around and combine a hill with chances to get
the elliptical cross trainer," he seven feet wide by 14 feet long with the bulging triceps and regular workout program with some free giveaways.
said. "It’s pretty much a tread- and 39 inches deep and every rock hard abs, haven t used a good healthy diet. Major snowboard
brand reps come out and
showcase some of their
Fun, healthy living is easy new and best gear.
There will also be some
sponsored riders from the
"Riders can have a
chance to test out new
3y Jullen Cecire You might think ’Oh healthy eating. "Eating fruits and vegetables are a great snowboards, bindings and
chronicle staff I’ll have to say good-buy to good eating,’ sources of vitamins and help in the diges- goggles," says Martin.
but that’s not true. tion process," he added. A long list of brand
Sue Baker, a nutritionist at Oxygen Men’s Health magazines says some fruit sponsors will be out on
He stays up until one in the morning Fitness in Pickering, says that the most like grapefruit, help you to lose weight the hill every Wednesday:
ind sleeps in until two in the afternoon. important thing you could put into your more than other fruit 686, Burton, Ride, Forum,
ie sits in a chair watching T.V. all day. body is glucose. For example eating a grapefruit before Atomic, Stepchild,
Us fridge Is stocked with beer and his diet You get glucose from carbohydrates bed helps your body’s natural ability to Quicksilver, Roxy,
:onsists of fast food. He’s Joe Canadian like fruits; vegetables, pasta and rice just ’flush’ the system. Thirtytwo, Flow, Jeenyus,
ind he makes up 65 per cent of the popu- to name a few. Another important part of healthy eat- Option, Drake, Technine,
ation that doesn’t get enough exercise to "It’s like gasoline for your body so it’s ing is water. Gloves, Foursquare,
naintain good health. always good to keep your gas tank full," "You need water to keep the nutrients Special Blend, Bakoda,
"Everybody is being pushed to be more she says. circulating in the body and to clear out Lamar and more.
lealthy and yet half of the Canadian pop- Being and staying healthy doesn’t have the waste," says Leslie Beck, a nutritionist If anyone interested is
. ilation are overweight," said Pam to be hard or complicated, it can be a lot at Leslie Beck Nutrition Consulting in hard up for a ride up to
3’Donnell, a nutritionist at the McLean of fun and surprisingly easy. Toronto. Dagmar Ski Resort,
:entre in Ajax. Most people guilt themselves into diet- According to Beck you can get water Alcatraz Skates can help
; Exercising does more than make you ing and going to the gym but they usual- from milk, juice, sports drinks or just out in that department.
.weat and smell it also improves your life ly set big unrealistic goals like losing 20 plain water. They have organized a
ind health.’ pounds in two weeks by practically starv- Dieting does not mean you can’t eat bus that will leave the
: "Exercising does a lot of things. It ing themselves and pushing themselves to anything else but lettuce like a rabbit and store, in Oshawa,
;’ mproves your muscle tone, it relieves the limit while weight training. not to deprive yourself of food you enjoy. Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
tress, it gives you energy, it makes you After a torturous two weeks the desire It’s more like changing the way you eat and will arrive back at the
eel better about yourself and overall it to continue is thrown out the window.
and not necessarily what you eat. store at approximately
ust makes people happy," said Jay Shaw, This year instead of continuing the Ingram Hacker, a nutritionist at Natural 10:45 p.m.
; i personal trainer at Oxygen Fitness in vicious cycles, why not just make small Advantage in Ajax, says that you should For the bus is the cost
t ’ickering. changes in your life that can gradually have a balanced meal of lean meat like is $10, or for a bus ride
; If you’re not a big fan of grueling work- become healthy habits. chicken, turkey or fish with a good and a lift ticket, the cost is
i )uts in the g\m, there are still plenty of Here are some tips you can use. amount of carbohydrates like rice, only $30.
| vays to get the necessary exercises and Try a new fruit or a vegetable every day. spaghetti or bread plus fruit and vegeta- To ensure a spot on the
!; vhen you’re having fun, you’re more like- According to the Canadian Food Guide, bles. bus contact Alcatraz as
| y to stick with it. you should consume five to 10 servings of You shouldn’t over-eat either. Even if soon as possible.
,f) "There is lots of ways to get exercise fruit and vegetables each day. you eat really healthy, over eating means There is also a waiver
|fVithout going to the gym. You can do "A good way to start is to try something more calories and more calories mean to fill out for the bus,
^ hings like gardening, work in the yard, new every day," said Genralt Aldridgc, a
t;olf, tennis, bowling, housework, danc- personal trainer/nutritionist at Oxygen
$ ng, walking up stairs, taking the dog for a Fitness in Pickering.
"valk and so forth," saysjamison Nash, a "By doing this you won’t get bored like
gaining more weight.
"When you’re making food, make a fist
and tliat will determine how much you
should eat," he added.
Martin said they are
hoping to continue this
event again in the future.
For more information
personal trainer at Extreme Fitness in you would if you only ate one type of fruit Breakfast, as most people have heard, is on the Pipe and Park Jam
Pickering. or vegetable." the most important meal of the day. Series contact Alcntraz
’; Exercising is not the only thing you If you don’t know where to start, a If you include breakfast in your new Skates at (905) 579-4261or
’.iced to do to be healthy. Healthy eating good place to look for variety would be at life style it will increase your energy level firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illso plays a big role. the frozen food section at a grocery store. and you will liave a more productive day.
THE CHRONICLE January 27. 2004 26
Patriots will win Whitby Dunlops returning
Super Bowl in to Eastern Senior A league
3y Jeff Turco
By Sajld Khan
will also be used for two
hours of practice time twice a
tive support," said Laing.
"There hasn’t been even one
chronicle Staff Their running game is poor week. negative comment. The town
and they don’t have any top- A Canadian legend will "Council has supported has provided us with prime
If you had predicted that flight receivers. Yet this team return to the rink later this the effort to bring back the time ice in one of the best
lie Carolina Panthers would just finds ways because their year following the Town of Dunlops," said Peter LeBcl, places to play."
)c in the Super Bowl, put your defense keeps them In the Whitby’sjan. 12 decision to director of community and Purccll and Laing expect
land up. If you had even prc- games. resurrect tile Dunlops ama- marketing services for the the Dunlops to be made up
licted that the Carolina So witli the Super Bowl only teur Senior A hockey team. Town of Whitby. "Now that of players from several differ-
’anthers would make the play- a week away, it’s now time to The Whitby Dunlops had a venue has been deter- ent backgrounds, including
)ffs, put your hand up. No. offer up wliy each team could a glorious career before they mined, we’re able to move players from the East Coast
didn’t think so. win and one final prediction folded In 1960. The team forward." . League, the American League
Every year in the Nl-’L, there on who’s going to win tlic big won the Canadian National One of the Dunlop’s most and from college hockey
s always a Cinderella team and game. Hockey Championship in fervent supporters has been teams.
hat team this year is the Why the Panthers could 1957 and 1959 and the Whitby Mayor Marcel The Ontario Hockey
’anthers. Many NFL reporters win: Fox will run the ball World Hockey Bruncllc. Association Eastern Senior A
bought that they would be constantly witli Davis and Championship at Oslo, "This is a great opportuni- League currently consists of
’astly improved, but not to Foster and if there is one way Norway in 1958. ty to create models for our five teams that compete for
lie point tliat they would be to penetrate the New England "There liasn’t been a repre- children," said Brunellc. "No the Allan cup, Canada’s old-
n the Super Bowl. defense, it’s through the run- sentative hockey team in other community has an est amateur liockcy trophy.
The Panthers have a simple ning game because the Pats’ Whitby since the Dunlops arena for every 1,000 people. The league no longer com-
;ame plan on offence. Run defense is phenomenal against folded," said coach Bill Whitby is hockey town petes on an international
he ball. Panthers coach John the pass. If tlie Panthers can Purccll. "Whitby hasn’t been Canada." level as it did in the 1950s.
’ox likes smash mouth foot- control the clock by running the same since then. The Michael Laing, president "It’s nice to see Senior A
)all and Stephen Davis and the ball and can play good Dunlops really put Whitby of the Whitby Dunlops hockey pick up again after a
)cshaun Foster arc big, bruis- defense against the Pats’ on the map." Organization, has been plan- lapse in Eastern Ontario,"
ng running backs that Fox offense, the Panthers can win The Dunlops will play in ning the return of the team said Purcell.
oves. He waits for the oppos- Why the Patriots could the Ontario Hockey since last May with the help Laing Is certain that the
ng defenses to get comiort- win: One word: Defense. Association Eastern Senior A of former Pittsburgh community will support
ibYe against the run, and when Their defense is the best in League during the 2004-05 Penguins player Steve Senior A hockey In Whitby
hat happens, he throws the football and they can stop Season, beginning this Cardwell. Laing has :een and keep the Dunlops on the
)all deep. anybody in the league. Septerrioer. tremendous support in the Ice.
Yes, the Panthers offence is Befichick runs a system that Sixteen home games will community for the team’s "This is real, competitive
;ood, but the team’s bread and confuses every team that they be played at the Iroquois Park revival. hockey," he said. "It’s sure to
mtter is their defense. They play. If you can make Peyton Sports Centre. The facility "There’s been totally posi- draw decent crowds.
lave arguably the best defen- Manning throw four Intercep-
ive line in the NFL, with Mike tions, then you know you
lucker, Kris Jenklns, Brentson have a brilliant defensive
Ulckner and Julius Peppers.
scheme. The Pats could win
most this game if the defense can
bought that the defensive line cause Panthers quarterback
Ski season is finally here
vould be making the big plays Jake Delhomme to make some ,!’
n the playoffs, it’s actually mistakes and if Brady doesn’t By Ben Wannamaker have doubled the size of their park up for the season.
)een the secondary that has make any when he’s on the Chronicle Staff snowmaking pond, are taking Two huge piles of snow tha
)een the key factor. Ricky field. full advantage. The resorts are- will be used to build takeoff
banning Jr. has made a name My "prediction: This game blowing snow 24 hours a day and transitions for tabletop
or himself In the postseason will feature two of the best The resorts are blowing to make up for the extremely and rails are waiting to bi
vith four interceptions. defenses in the league against snow around the clock, skiers warm temperatures of late shaped in the park area.
For the New England each other. However, I feel and riders are coming out non- December and early January. Many Durham student
’atriots, it’s all about defense. that the Patriots defense and stop, and the staff at southern "I haven’t seen it that have had their seasons put 01
«11 Belichick has his defense offense are just a little bit bet- Ontario ski hills seem a lot (warm) in 20 years," said hold due to the extreme cold.
m fire right now and they can ter than the Panthers, which is happier than two weeks ago. Oshawa ski club office manag- "It was too warm at the star
hut down the best offenses in why I’m looking for the What does this mean? The er Linda Schaffer. "It was hurt- of the season, so I couldn’
he league. Just look what Patriots to win this game. ski season has officially begun! ing business, but the tempera- ride," said first-year Busines
hey did to Indianapolis. However, I won’t be surprised Temperatures have dropped tures are dropping now, so we student Genna Neuman. "Nov
On offense, the Patriots to see the Panthers win. to an unheard of minus 28 in are making snow non-stop." it’s freezing cold so 1 don’
lon’t really have any big play- Final Score: Durham Region and resorts The Oshawa ski club is still want to go out either!"
nakers other than Tom Brady. Patriots 20, Panthers 14 like the Oshawa Ski Club, who working on getting its terrain
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Women’s Volleyball Upcoming Games
Team MP MW MlL GW GL Points
Durham 8. 8 0 24 6 16 Men’s Basketball
Cambrian 8 6 2 21 8 12 January 27
Seneca 9 5 4 16 16 10 vs Georgian
Georgian 8 2 6 11 19 4 8:00
Boreal 8 0 8 3 24 0
Men’s Volleyball vs St. Lawrence
Team MP MW MlL GW GL Points
Seneca 8 8 0 24 2 16 January 31
Georgian 7 5 2 15 10 10 vs Algonquin
Durham 7 4 3 .17 11 8
Cambrian 7 3 4 12 13 6 4:00
Boreal 7 0 7 1 21 0
Team G W L T Points vs Algonquin
Humber 6 6 0 0 12 2:00
George Bro>wn 7 6 1 0 12
Seneca 6 4 2 0 8
Algonquin 6 3 3 0 - 6
Durham 6 2 4 0 4
Loyalist 7 1 6 0 2
Team G W L T Points
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Loyalist -, ;, 9 7. 2 0 14
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St. Lawrence 10 5 5 0 10
Durham 10 4 6 0 8
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