Condors Archive

  • BY MIKE TURCOTTE Andrei Lupoae, 26, is the blindside flanker for the Conestoga College varsity rugby team which just recently secured a 35-21 victory over Mohawk College. Lupoae has been playing sports most of his life, from rugby in high school to five years of representative lacrosse, and even volleyball. Nowadays, Lupoae is living the varsity dream by playing on the college team, with games once a week, usually on weekends, while enrolled in the...

    Living the varsity dream

    BY MIKE TURCOTTE Andrei Lupoae, 26, is the blindside flanker for the Conestoga College varsity rugby team which just recently secured a 35-21 victory over Mohawk College. Lupoae has been playing sports most of his life, from rugby in high school to five years of representative lacrosse, and even volleyball. Nowadays, Lupoae is living the varsity dream by playing on the college team, with games once a week, usually on weekends, while enrolled in the...

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  •   BY ANDREW BENNEY

    Battle of the birds

      BY ANDREW BENNEY

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  • BY ANDREW BENNY Conestoga’s men’s varsity soccer team has been struggling to find their winning stride over the last few years. The outdoor seasons have featured an abundance of losses and the team itself has undergone a number of staff changes, including the head coach position, now filled by Andy Pownall, a past Ontario College Athletic Association and Kitchener District Soccer League player with more than 20 seasons of coaching experience. And although the Condors...

    Condors seeing indoor season success

    BY ANDREW BENNY Conestoga’s men’s varsity soccer team has been struggling to find their winning stride over the last few years. The outdoor seasons have featured an abundance of losses and the team itself has undergone a number of staff changes, including the head coach position, now filled by Andy Pownall, a past Ontario College Athletic Association and Kitchener District Soccer League player with more than 20 seasons of coaching experience. And although the Condors...

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  • BY MATT LINSEMAN Conestoga’s Bookstore carries more than just books. In addition to all the basic course materials, they sell additional supplies and various uniforms for many of the college’s programs. Students can also find Conestoga- and Condor-crested clothing and giftware as well as accessories, snacks and bags. Starting this semester the Bookstore, in partnership with the ONE Card, will be accepting Condor Cash. Students will be able to load their ONE Card with funds...

    Bookstore sells more than just books

    BY MATT LINSEMAN Conestoga’s Bookstore carries more than just books. In addition to all the basic course materials, they sell additional supplies and various uniforms for many of the college’s programs. Students can also find Conestoga- and Condor-crested clothing and giftware as well as accessories, snacks and bags. Starting this semester the Bookstore, in partnership with the ONE Card, will be accepting Condor Cash. Students will be able to load their ONE Card with funds...

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  • BY MIKE STROMME Who doesn’t remember their high school prom? To relive it, attend Conestoga in Action’s latest charity event, Prom4Pups. On the evening of April 8, CIA will be holding a prom on campus with all of the proceeds going to Therapy Tails Ontario, a program that has volunteers and therapy dogs that go into the community to teach, listen, visit, mentor and become involved with numerous outreach programs. “It’s all for a good...

    Relive your prom with Prom4Pups

    BY MIKE STROMME Who doesn’t remember their high school prom? To relive it, attend Conestoga in Action’s latest charity event, Prom4Pups. On the evening of April 8, CIA will be holding a prom on campus with all of the proceeds going to Therapy Tails Ontario, a program that has volunteers and therapy dogs that go into the community to teach, listen, visit, mentor and become involved with numerous outreach programs. “It’s all for a good...

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  • By Chris Hussey Did you know your emotional wellbeing plays a significant role in your physical health? One student and an aspiring bodybuilder has found that to be true for his own life.

    Mental Health and Fitness: They’re More Related Than You Think

    By Chris Hussey Did you know your emotional wellbeing plays a significant role in your physical health? One student and an aspiring bodybuilder has found that to be true for his own life.

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  • BY ASHLEY NEQUEST As time has gone on the world has seen a shift from holistic medicine to what is now referred to as mainstream medicine, though some people are trying to take us back. “We’re like a stream,” said Christine Ball, an employee at The Rock Spa located at 396 Victoria St. in Kitchener. “Both our spiritual and physical selves need to flow freely. When we get all dammed up we have issues. That...

    Time to try crystal healing

    BY ASHLEY NEQUEST As time has gone on the world has seen a shift from holistic medicine to what is now referred to as mainstream medicine, though some people are trying to take us back. “We’re like a stream,” said Christine Ball, an employee at The Rock Spa located at 396 Victoria St. in Kitchener. “Both our spiritual and physical selves need to flow freely. When we get all dammed up we have issues. That...

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  • Have you ever wondered about Conestoga’s varsity sports program? Or, are you a fan of a player or a team? Or maybe you just want to try and win some great prizes. To promote varsity sports, a competition is being held until Wednesday were varsity players will be in their sports attire walking around the Doon and Cambridge campuses, hoping students will notice them and engage them in conversation. Students can ask them what varsity...

    Get to know your Condors

    Have you ever wondered about Conestoga’s varsity sports program? Or, are you a fan of a player or a team? Or maybe you just want to try and win some great prizes. To promote varsity sports, a competition is being held until Wednesday were varsity players will be in their sports attire walking around the Doon and Cambridge campuses, hoping students will notice them and engage them in conversation. Students can ask them what varsity...

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  • By GARRET BURCHETT The Conestoga Condor’s women’s softball team made school history this weekend, participating in this year’s Canadian Collegiate Softball Association (CCSA) National Championships at Durham College for the first time. The event features only eight teams out of more than 25 universities and college teams across Canada, with the teams being chosen based on the previous year’s play. Conestoga earned a spot thanks to their second place finish at last year’s Ontario College...

    Condor women’s softball team makes Conestoga history

    By GARRET BURCHETT The Conestoga Condor’s women’s softball team made school history this weekend, participating in this year’s Canadian Collegiate Softball Association (CCSA) National Championships at Durham College for the first time. The event features only eight teams out of more than 25 universities and college teams across Canada, with the teams being chosen based on the previous year’s play. Conestoga earned a spot thanks to their second place finish at last year’s Ontario College...

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  • BY ETHAN KOMPF The cold, overcast fall day matched the spirits of Conestoga’s men’s outdoor soccer team on Oct. 9, after a close 1-0 loss to the Lambton Lions. The first half began uneventfully, with play taking place equally in both teams’ ends. With seconds left in the half, Lambton’s Richael O’Neill launched a header which nearly went in. The second half saw the Condors’ play improve. Most of the play took place in Lambton’s...

    Soccer team frustrated by season

    BY ETHAN KOMPF The cold, overcast fall day matched the spirits of Conestoga’s men’s outdoor soccer team on Oct. 9, after a close 1-0 loss to the Lambton Lions. The first half began uneventfully, with play taking place equally in both teams’ ends. With seconds left in the half, Lambton’s Richael O’Neill launched a header which nearly went in. The second half saw the Condors’ play improve. Most of the play took place in Lambton’s...

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