January 17, 2019

Protocol signing postponed to ensure greater impact

By Keegan Lavigne, Spoke News The Indigenous Education Protocol signing ceremony originally set to take place at Conestoga College on Sept. 24 has been postponed until Oct. 31. The event would have seen three chiefs and Conestoga College’s president, John Tibbits, sign the Indigenous Education Protocol, which recognizes “that Indigenous education emanates from the intellectual and cultural traditions of Indigenous peoples in Canada” and “underscores the importance of structures and … Continued

Basketball team optimistic about new season

By Keegan Lavigne, Spoke News The Conestoga College varsity basketball team had a tough season last year, but it has worked hard during the off-season and hopes to have better results for 2018-19 campaign. The 2017-18 season was the first year Conestoga has ever had a basketball program. The team finished with a 4-16 record last season, but many of the players have remained positive and believe the team has … Continued

The Den offers escape for video gamers

By Keegan Lavigne, Spoke News With the increasing popularity of video games, The Den, a gaming area located on Conestoga’s Doon campus above The Venue, is bound to become a more popular destination for students. Conestoga Students Inc. hosted an event on campus on Sept. 11 to promote the expanded recreation area. The event was held in A Building in the lower atrium, where various games and TVs were brought … Continued