October 23, 2018

Soccer Condors confident despite slow start

By Saifullah Muhammad, Spoke News Conestoga College’s soccer Condors are still hopeful to come back despite losing their two previous home games of the season in the Ontario college men’s soccer league last week. “I am still happy and confident to shine despite suffering back-to-back defeats. This was really unfortunate for the last two games,” said Reza Ullah after the match against the Cambrian soccer team on Saturday at Condor … Continued

Men’s Soccer: Condors Fall 2-0 Against Eagles

By Phillip Courtemanche, Spoke News The University of Toronto Mississauga Eagles defeated the Conestoga Condors 2-0 in men’s soccer action Saturday evening at Budd Park. Despite the Eagles’ lack of success on two penalty shot attempts, they still managed to pick up their first win of the season. The Condors have now lost four straight games since their draw against George Brown to open the season. “We started out with … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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. … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued