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  • BY LUCAS HUTTERI The votes are in and Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) has announced the winners of the 2018-2019 CSI board of directors election. A total of 881 valid votes were received and the winners are Jack Gaudet, Sharan Kalsi, Kevin Lewis, Andrew MacNeil, Martha Prada, Angela van Stee and Scot Wyles. Aimee Calma remains the CSI president. Brittany Greig is vice-president, external and Porter Oleson is vice-president, internal. Two returning faces on the CSI...

    New 2018-2019 CSI directors elected

    BY LUCAS HUTTERI The votes are in and Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) has announced the winners of the 2018-2019 CSI board of directors election. A total of 881 valid votes were received and the winners are Jack Gaudet, Sharan Kalsi, Kevin Lewis, Andrew MacNeil, Martha Prada, Angela van Stee and Scot Wyles. Aimee Calma remains the CSI president. Brittany Greig is vice-president, external and Porter Oleson is vice-president, internal. Two returning faces on the CSI...

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  • BY VERONICA REINER The 37th annual Polar Plunge on Feb. 15 was a success, featuring 25 participants, around 200 spectators, live music and CTV media coverage. “It’s on par with the turnout we had last year,” said Stephanie Marks, Conestoga Students Inc. events co-ordinator. The money raised from the plungers went to KW Habilitation, which provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities....

    Brrrave souls take the plunge

    BY VERONICA REINER The 37th annual Polar Plunge on Feb. 15 was a success, featuring 25 participants, around 200 spectators, live music and CTV media coverage. “It’s on par with the turnout we had last year,” said Stephanie Marks, Conestoga Students Inc. events co-ordinator. The money raised from the plungers went to KW Habilitation, which provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities....

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  • BY VERONICA REINER Conestoga Students Inc. is hosting its 37th annual Polar Plunge event on Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. just outside the cafeteria at the Doon campus. Brave students can be “freezin’ for a reason” as they jump into ice cold water in support of a great cause. “All funds raised will be donated to KW Habilitation,” said CSI President Aimee Calma. The not-for-profit organization provides a wide range of individualized services and supports...

    CSI’s Polar Plunge on Feb. 15

    BY VERONICA REINER Conestoga Students Inc. is hosting its 37th annual Polar Plunge event on Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. just outside the cafeteria at the Doon campus. Brave students can be “freezin’ for a reason” as they jump into ice cold water in support of a great cause. “All funds raised will be donated to KW Habilitation,” said CSI President Aimee Calma. The not-for-profit organization provides a wide range of individualized services and supports...

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  • By REBECCA SOARES The Pita Pit is Conestoga College’s healthy food alternative, but it creates a pit of people piled in line. The eatery has become a popular food choice among faculty, staff and students, but its increasing popularity has caused service problems. On Oct. 2, Conestoga’s College Council meeting took place in the Guild Room of the Welcome Centre. During the meeting Dianna Fong-Lee, the co-ordinator of Conestoga’s occupational therapist assistant and physiotherapist assistant...

    Pita Pit service falters

    By REBECCA SOARES The Pita Pit is Conestoga College’s healthy food alternative, but it creates a pit of people piled in line. The eatery has become a popular food choice among faculty, staff and students, but its increasing popularity has caused service problems. On Oct. 2, Conestoga’s College Council meeting took place in the Guild Room of the Welcome Centre. During the meeting Dianna Fong-Lee, the co-ordinator of Conestoga’s occupational therapist assistant and physiotherapist assistant...

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  • BY AUSTIN WELLS Sometimes while wandering through the halls at one of Conestoga College’s campuses, students may encounter a booth they haven’t seen before, and won’t see very often. As part of the Conestoga Students Inc. vendor program, which has been running for over three years, temporary salespeople set up tables and offer their products to the students. These products vary – one vendor sells video gam es, another sells vinyl records, while others offer...

    A unique opportunity for students

    BY AUSTIN WELLS Sometimes while wandering through the halls at one of Conestoga College’s campuses, students may encounter a booth they haven’t seen before, and won’t see very often. As part of the Conestoga Students Inc. vendor program, which has been running for over three years, temporary salespeople set up tables and offer their products to the students. These products vary – one vendor sells video gam es, another sells vinyl records, while others offer...

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  • By ASHLEY SPRAGUE The Get Involved Fair at Conestoga is a semi-annual event that the college hosts at three campuses. It is a chance for students to get involved with events in the community and on campus and also an opportunity to earn recognition on one’s co-curricular record (CCR). Having volunteer experience on students’ CCRs is a great way for them to one-up their resume and stand out from others who have the same diplomas...

    Get involved at Conestoga

    By ASHLEY SPRAGUE The Get Involved Fair at Conestoga is a semi-annual event that the college hosts at three campuses. It is a chance for students to get involved with events in the community and on campus and also an opportunity to earn recognition on one’s co-curricular record (CCR). Having volunteer experience on students’ CCRs is a great way for them to one-up their resume and stand out from others who have the same diplomas...

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  • BY LUCAS HUTTERI   Cliff the Condor half-heartedly patrolled the Venue as partygoers, only a handful of who wore togas, remained seated with their heads resting in their hands, and their faces full of boredom and disappointment. Even the DJ appeared as though he had just woken from a nap. Despite the state of the party, one student took it upon himself to be the spark that Conestoga Student Inc.’s (CSI) Toga Party desperately needed....

    One man dance crew at Toga Party

    BY LUCAS HUTTERI   Cliff the Condor half-heartedly patrolled the Venue as partygoers, only a handful of who wore togas, remained seated with their heads resting in their hands, and their faces full of boredom and disappointment. Even the DJ appeared as though he had just woken from a nap. Despite the state of the party, one student took it upon himself to be the spark that Conestoga Student Inc.’s (CSI) Toga Party desperately needed....

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  • BY DEEANNA ROLLINS A student priority fee of $40 per semester was introduced in 2004 to help with Student Life programming. Now, in 2016, this fee has risen to $49.45 per semester. Although the increase isn’t large, the fact that 73 per cent of that fee goes toward payroll and salaries for all of the people working in Student Life is of a concern. In the upcoming school year, those salaries will weigh in at...

    Seventy-three per cent of fee goes to salaries

    BY DEEANNA ROLLINS A student priority fee of $40 per semester was introduced in 2004 to help with Student Life programming. Now, in 2016, this fee has risen to $49.45 per semester. Although the increase isn’t large, the fact that 73 per cent of that fee goes toward payroll and salaries for all of the people working in Student Life is of a concern. In the upcoming school year, those salaries will weigh in at...

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  • BY JAMES WELLS The week of March 20 to 24 was Conestoga Student Inc.’s first environmental week ever. With many presentations, events and guest speakers, CSI attempted to make the students a more aware and well informed environmental community. On the evening of March 22, Brittany Grieg and Anmolpreet Singh, CSI board of director’s environmental committee members, hosted an open forum in The Venue for students, staff and faculty. Singh gave an overview of CSI’s...

    Going green

    BY JAMES WELLS The week of March 20 to 24 was Conestoga Student Inc.’s first environmental week ever. With many presentations, events and guest speakers, CSI attempted to make the students a more aware and well informed environmental community. On the evening of March 22, Brittany Grieg and Anmolpreet Singh, CSI board of director’s environmental committee members, hosted an open forum in The Venue for students, staff and faculty. Singh gave an overview of CSI’s...

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  • BY DEEANNA ROLLINS Good news for students! In the 2017/2018 school year, there will be no CSI fee changes. At the February board of director’s meeting of Conestoga’s Students Inc. (CSI), the student association that represents more than 10,000 full-time students among all college campuses, Cameron Jones, president, said that CSI fees will not be increasing. This means that the CSI association fee will stay at $110 and the CSI capital development fee at $68.49...

    CSI says fees won’t increase in 2017-2018

    BY DEEANNA ROLLINS Good news for students! In the 2017/2018 school year, there will be no CSI fee changes. At the February board of director’s meeting of Conestoga’s Students Inc. (CSI), the student association that represents more than 10,000 full-time students among all college campuses, Cameron Jones, president, said that CSI fees will not be increasing. This means that the CSI association fee will stay at $110 and the CSI capital development fee at $68.49...

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