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Women take to the streets to Take Back


the Night
Guelphites denounce individuals from both genders Crisis shelter after running away
violence against women became awash with a similar kind of from her husband in 1979. Soon
confusion. Question marks floated after she took residence at the
in this year’s annual around their minds as they sensed shelter, she became a volunteer
Take Back the Night a flawed disconnect between why and then a paid staff member.
march and rally the women were marching and the “Marianne’s Place” became the
actual conditions that characterize informal name of the shelter for
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hat do you think of should women be marching around to have to disclose to others that
when you hear the and yelling about empowerment? they were staying at a shelter.
word “feminism”? Haven’t we more or less achieved Sadly, after becoming a cherished
Do you snarl when you find out equality? What, in this day and age, and well-known member of the
that another self-proclaimed is the point of all this commotion? shelter, Marianne was murdered in
group of feminists marched the Their questions seemed to be more 1992 at the age of 47 by a man she
streets in solidarity for justice and common than I had anticipated, so was dating at the time. Marianne’s
empowerment? If you generally I attended the event carrying with Park is now a garden in memory
feel uneasy about the idea of defiant me a determination to offer some of Goulden’s life. It is fitting then,
women grouping together, shaking kind of sound response to such that this event dedicated to ending
their fists high and shouting inquiries upon experiencing Take violence against women, begins
loudly in opposition to patriarchal Back the Night myself. by convening at the garden that
oppression, then you likely did not To fully understand the depth
attend Take Back the Night – an to this event, it’s important to
annual event that sees dozens upon first of all, come to know the see “TBTN,” page

Issues
dozens of women march through significance of Marianne’s Park
the streets of Guelph to condemn – the place where both women
sexual violence and reclaim their and men initially gather to begin

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right to feel safe at night, the time the night’s activities. Located
of the day that assaults against along Gordon Street just by the BI-ELECTION
women and children most often Speed River, Marianne’s Park

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take place. was established for Marianne
Megan Verhey When I first explained the Goulden, who became the first
Take Back the Night is an annual event in Guelph to raise awareness concept to my male and female woman, along with her children,
about violence against women, children and trans people. companions, it appeared that to occupy the Guelph Women in

Voting will take some effort - and a bit of travel time too 9 FIELD HOCKEY

Students will have to


go off campus to cast
This election, you’re going to have
to make a bit of a trip to vote, to
a polling station in your ward of
from putting a polling station on
campus. Zavarella felt frustrated by
this decision.
statistics showed that in both 2003
and 2006, over 90 per cent of the
on-campus students who had their
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residence. And some people are, in “I tried to convince the city clerk, names added to the voters list did
upcoming municipal fact, pissed off. and the administration tried as well, not vote at this poll. The Clerk’s
election Anastasia Zavarella, Local Affairs but they completely stonewalled us,” Office cites statistics as low as six
Commissioner for the CSA, first said Zavarella. per cent and seven per cent in 2003 5 Arts & Culture
ANDREA LAMARRE found out about the lack of polling It may come as a surprise that and 2006 respectively, compared to 8 Sports & Health
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o you’ve been told that there’s stations on campus this election at students won’t be able to do their 37 per cent and 40 per cent citywide
a municipal election on Oct. the beginning of the school year. voting on campus, but there was a voter turnout. 16 Opinion
25. You might have been told “When I called to check in, they time not so long ago that students As low as these stats sound, 18 Editorial
to get out and vote, or maybe even said no. They said there would [only] were not able to vote in both their the CSA has made it known that
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to “Get Pissed Off!” from the CSA’s be [a polling station] for Ward 5 hometowns and university towns. seven per cent of students still
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campaign urging students to become because they felt that would be When a reform to the Elections equated to over 1200 students.
educated about campaign issues and adequate for students, and that was Act permitted students to have Zavarella is worried that without 19 Classified
voting. But where is a politically really disappointing,” said Zavarella. both votes count, the city placed a on-campus polling stations, 19 Community Listings
active, community-minded student Despite lobbying from the CSA polling station on campus. However,
to go to cast that ballot? and the administration, the city according to a representative from
Well, it won’t be on campus. stayed firm in its decision to refrain the City of Guelph Clerk’s Office, see “ELECTION,” page 3
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Anti-prostitution laws
What’s this bi-election really all about? struck down
Understanding how the student is a part of a college, which Key provisions of Canada’s anti-
CSA bi-election works is responsible for representing prostitution laws have been
their needs in terms of their thrown out by an Ontario court.
and why you should academic program and experience Justice Susan Himel ruled that
vote in that discipline. There are two the Criminal Code provisions
seats for every college, and there relating to prostitution negate
KELSEY RIDEOUT are seven colleges in total. In this the health of sex-trade workers

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hen you walk through election, only four colleges will be and contribute to higher levels
the University Center represented, as some colleges didn’t of danger. The effect of the
this week, it may appear see any candidates come forward decision could see brothels being
that everything is as it should be. to campaign. legally operated in Canada, as
The food court is bustling, student The unique aspect of this election, prostitutes would be protected
clubs are advocating on behalf of is that not everyone will be casting indoors under the law. It’s also
their cause, and the occasional a ballot. This isn’t to say that only possible that sex workers could
vendor appears to be selling some people will be chosen to vote, gain other workers rights and set
jewelry, graduation rings, or in the but rather, only undergraduates up associations, health standards,
anticipation of the cold weather who fall under the colleges that pay income tax and have
arriving, mitts, scarves and hats. have candidates running will be workers’ compensation programs.
But then you come across the sent a ballot to their U of G e-mail Justice Himel suspended the
booth set up to encourage students account. Students who are a part effect of the decision for 30
to vote, this time for the Central of the College of Arts, the Ontario days, noting that immediate
Student Association (CSA) Bi- Agricultural College and the consequences of her ruling may
Election. Ontario Veterinarian College will not be in the public’s interest.
You may start to feel not find an e-mail asking them to CBC
overburdened with election talk. vote because there is no one to vote Megan Verhey
The CSA Executive elections for on behalf of their college. Voting for the CSA bi-election takes place from Monday Oct. 4 to
ended just last April, and now Students only vote for the Friday Oct. 8. Governor General
there’s this buzz going around representatives within their own Michaëlle Jean
campus to vote for the upcoming college. This is to ensure that idea of what the CSA bi-election is vote - even the ones that are less
municipal election for the City. students only vote for the college about, you may be wondering why is enthused about student politics.
finishes term
Never fear, Jackie Doyle, Policy that is relevant to them. In doing so, it significant for students to vote? “Personally I think that everyone Governor General Michaëlle Jean
and Transition Manager and Chief it prevents students from voting on Doyle explained why it is should vote because that is their wrapped up her five years serving
Electoral Officer for the CSA, behalf of a college that represents important to pay attention to this voice…choosing not vote is only Canada and will now go on to work
coordinates the CSA Bi-Election departments that they are not election. furthering the problem,” said with the United Nations. Jean,
and explained the significance of associated with at all. It doesn’t “I think the bi-election is of high Doyle. “I think people should vote who was originally born in Haiti,
the election and how exactly it make sense for an arts student to significance...the job description because voting is important at any worked as a journalist, filmmaker
impacts students. have jurisdiction over who should for [the new board members] in level - CSA, student union right and women’s rights advocate before
The election takes place every win in the college representing the CSA bi-law is 19 items long through to federal elections, but I she became Governor General.
year in the fall semester, in the engineering and computer science that their supposed to be fulfilling, think people who complain most Jean will be remembered for her
interim of regular elections, which students, for example. so it doesn’t just mean coming or perhaps are disenfranchised by compassionate nature. During her
happen every winter. The CSA Once elected, the new CSA to meetings every two weeks. the CSA and what they’re doing, time as Governor General, Jean
Bi-Election elects board members board members will begin to The critical function of the CSA those are the people who really visited a prison to talk with young
to the CSA Board of Directors, represent the student body by happens at sub-committees at the need to vote more, so they can inmates, traveled to Canada’s
which operates as the political body the end of October, when their board and the board members that get their representatives on the arctic Aboriginal communities,
that represents all undergraduate positions are ratified and their you vote to elect are named to sit board to change it in a positive and went to Haiti upon the
students. The successful candidates terms officially start. on these committee,” said Doyle. direction.” earthquake. Her legacy will also
will represent their college. Every So now that you have a better Doyle encourages all students to include her decision to allow
Prime Minister Stephen Harper
to prorogue Parliament in 2008.
“ELECTIONS,” CBC
continued be a bit trickier to navigate the Controversy
students won’t find the time to city’s polling system, Hall stressed aside, one thing is
vote in their busy schedules. the continued importance of clear: it’s important Hungary left to deal
“It makes things so much easier voting, no matter where you mark to have our voices with toxic spill
if you can just go to your classes that x. heard. To make
and vote in between them– it’s a Additionally, according to the sure you are on the Four people died, 120 were injured
one-stop shop,” she said. representative from the Clerk’s voter’s list, you can and six more are missing after a
Clearly, the CSA and the city Office, there will be several visit guelph.ca/vote. spill from an alumina plant burst
aren’t seeing eye to eye over this election teams at the polling You can get more from a reservoir and has flooded
issue. But how are other members station for Ward 5, where many information about at least seven villages. About
of our university community university students reside, one of candidates and 600,000-700,000 cubic meters of
feeling about the polling which will be dedicated to adding other voting tidbits toxic sludge was released from the
controversy? students to the voters list so that on voteguelph.ca town of Ajka, where the plant is
“It’s always good to support they can vote. or by listening to located. Hungarian environment
people having an opportunity Despite the lack of agreement CFRU’s Municipal minister Zoltan Illes has said that
to vote, so anything that makes between the city and the university Election Radio on a layer of soil 2 cm deep will have
voting easier is good,” said Jan on the polling station issue, Tuesday mornings Megan Verhey to be removed from the entire
Hall, host of CFRU’s Royal City Zavarella is hopeful that the city from 7-9am. You Students planning to vote on Oct. 25 for the region that has been contaminated.
Rag. “The big dilemma is that the will reinstate on-campus polling have the opportunity municipal election will have to go off campus to It is expected that the clean up will
rules always end up being the rules stations in the future. and the right to get cast their ballots. take at least a year and will require
and we often don’t find out until “I hope that all of the pressure engaged in this financial and technical assistance
it’s too late to make a difference.” from us and the pushback from election. Whether there will be to make good use of those City from the European Union.
So, should a lack of on-campus the administration will help, at polling stations on campus in of Guelph bus passes to exercise BBC
polling stations get in the way of least for the next election,” stated future elections remains to be one of our most important
our right to vote? Though it might Zavarella. seen, but for now we’ll just have democratic rights. Compiled by Kelsey Rideout
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“TBTN,” continued sexual violence against women and Guelph than many may come first learning about Take Back the
by convening at the garden that children have a focus and a focus to realize. Field mentioned that Night, men may feel uneasy about
represents Marianne’s legacy. around the need to be able to be the issue is not separate from the participating.
After men and women gathered safe in all aspects of life, whether university either, as many students “There’s a nervousness about how
at Marianne’s Park and spoke that’s walking down the street or use their services too. best to participate because since
about why they were participating whether that’s in our homes or in “Actually the university age group the event is about empowering the
in the event, women solely took our workplaces, wherever we go in is one of the age groups that is most voice of women, there isn’t an active
to the streets with candles lit and our lives, that we deserve to be safe at risk of being sexually assaulted – role that men can play in being in
signs in hand, and chanted to from sexual violence, from sexual the age of 16 to 28 – so you know, the march,” said Stevenson. “So by
demand the right to be safe and harassment, and any other violence the university population is one being present and showing your
free of violence. The Royal City and abuse,” said Field. that should be paying attention support, that’s really meaningful but
Roller Girls, the women’s roller Field emphasized that the ongoing to the dangers of women’s lives. it can feel like you’re being excluded
derby team in Guelph, led scores struggle to attain equality for women There certainly are women calling on some levels. I think on the other
of women to the St. George is still just that - a struggle. the Sexual Assault Center who hand, there’s a self blame, rather it
Square downtown. Once women “In the year 2010 what we know are connected to the University of being about empowering women, it
came to the end of the march, they about is that the predominant Guelph,” explained Field. feels like it’s blaming men.”
were met by a group of rallying violence against persons happens Field explained how it is integral But Stevenson encouraged men to
men and women. The rest of to women and children, and the that men also participate in the think deeper about the event and see Megan Verhey
the evening consisted of women dominant aggressor towards women process of advancing women’s rights. the significance of women’s justice
sharing personal stories, speeches and children are men,” said Field. “Men can play a very important issues without assuming that they Students and community members
and dramatic monologues about “So there still is a need for there to role in knowing that information, are aimed at belittling men. participated in the Take Back the
the ongoing violence projected at be a focus on the safety on women believing that information and “I think that the really important Night march.
women, children and trans people. and children…Ideally if we had supporting with their peers and thing is to focus on methods of
I caught up with the Assistant achieved all of the equality and lived with others the need for women empowerment and that really the Stevenson explained that they
Executive Director of Guelph- in a violent-free society, there would and children to be respected as equal direction that events like this is might also come to realize the
Wellington Women in Crisis and be no need for Guelph-Wellington persons to themselves…. And in not going is that it’s not trying to put necessity to make the march an all-
Manager of the Sexual Assault Women in Crisis. We wouldn’t have acknowledging the violence against anyone down, it’s trying to improve women’s activity.
Center Program, Heather Field, to 1200 clients a year coming to us plus women and children, they contribute society and that it’s not trying to “The symbolism of having
talk about sexual violence in Guelph. 8000 crisis phone calls, on top of to the change not happening,” said make men feel less, but to empower women be able to march down the
She explained what Take Back the that. And that’s just for Guelph and Field. women more.” streets and have their voices heard,
Night really means to her. Wellington County.” Matthew Stevenson, graduate If men are able to see the event without having to compete with
“Take Back the Night symbolizes It appears that violence against student in Couple and Family as a way to collectively discuss the any other voice, I thought that was
an evening where the issue of women is more prominent in Therapy, explained why when issue of violence against women, very powerful.”

Moving forward through resilience


University of Guelph not an immigrant, your parent, of work experience in their Five Provinces: Challenges and
hosts International your grandparents, or your great- occupational field…come to Coping Strategies.’ To complete
grandparents may have traveled Canada with the expectations the research Cabal traveled across
Resilience of from somewhere outside of the that they’ll be able to find work the country and interviewed
Immigrants Conference country to settle into our northern that is related to their educational immigrant youth to examine their
to better understand land, likely in search of a better life. achievements based on their experience of their transition
experience of But despite the political rhetoric experience [and instead], end up in coming to Canada. Cabal, a
that portrays Canada to be an what we call underemployed,” said Colombian immigrant herself,
newcomers and how inclusive, multicultural nation Este. “They end up being forced, explained how she defines the
best to support them welcoming to individuals from all from a survival perspective to take concept of ‘resilience.’
walks of life, there continue to be on what they describe, and these “For me, it’s a component not
KELSEY RIDEOUT many issues that immigrants face aren’t my words, either survival Pam Duynstee only for the individual but it is

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large proportion of our once they cross our border. jobs or menial jobs.” U of G hosted International also about the community. It’s the
national population has From Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, Nashila Dharshi, Manager of the Resilience of Immigrants ability to do well no matter what
come to Canada from the U of G hosted the fourth Immigrant Student Mentorship conference the adversities are around you,
elsewhere. Chances are if you’re annual On News Shores Program at the Calgary Bridge but we also have to see…what the
conference entitled ‘Resilience of Foundation for Youth, traveled to to flare up and circulate myths resources are from the community

Teach English Immigrants: Coping with Stress


in Various Cultural Contexts.’
Guelph to further discuss issues
that immigrant youth often deal
about newcomers during waves of
economic downturns, such as the
that are helping these young
people and how the community is

Overseas This conference enabled scholars,


activists and community members
with upon their arrival in Canada.
Dharshi mentioned that some
one we’ve just gone through.
“In the last couple of
supporting them,” said Cabal.
Cabal also explained why it is
from Canada and all over the of the major difficulties that youth years as Canada has faced an important to support newcomers
world to come together to discuss incur come from having to sort economic downtown, part of the who come to Canada, and why the
the challenges that immigrants through a shifting identity. discourse, the public discourse concept of ‘resiliency’ has to be a
experience, how immigrants “The battle of the duel identity. is [questioning] why Canada part of that process.
overcome such challenges, and What does it mean to be Canadian is continuing to take in 240 to “[Resiliency] is definitely
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Certification Courses that can provide adequate support It is difficult finding a balance, it’s based on this perception and do well in life. From a social justice
• Intensive 60-Hour Program throughout their transition. and feeling like their not negating belief that they’re taking jobs perspective we want to give people
• Classroom Management Techniques David Este, professor of something from their native away from Canadians,” said as many possibilities for them to do
• Detailed Lesson Planning
Social Work at the University culture and from the culture that Este. “However it’s quite clear well, as many possibilities to reach
• ESL Skills Development
of Calgary, researches issues their adapting to, so it’s difficult that newcomers don’t take jobs their full potential, and it would be
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related to settlement adaptation keeping a piece of themselves from away from Canadians, they end sad to have so much talent in our
• Internationally Recognized Certificate of immigrants to Canada, from back home and bringing a new up doing the jobs that Canadians youth to go to waste,” said Cabal.
• Teacher Placement Service young children to seniors. Este piece to the puzzle [in Canada],” don’t want to do.” “So it’s a community perspective -
• Money Back Guarantee Included explained what he perceived to said Dharshi. Maria Cabal, a University taking the responsibility from the
• Thousands of Satisfied Students be the largest barrier facing adult It doesn’t help immigrants to of Guelph graduate student individual to the rest of us. What
immigrants in Canada. overcome these challenges when in the department of Family are we doing to help these people?
OXFORD SEMINARS “Immigrants who come to negative attitudes are projected Relations and Nutrition, gave a I think that is what is important
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www.oxfordseminars.ca university degrees, or have years protectionist ideologies tend entitled ‘Newcomer Youth from responsibility.”
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Arts & Culture
Keeping it real in Peter Clark Hall
Canadian Hip-Hop Shad has carved out a K’naan, who’s recently blown up
proves its worth significant place for himself in as a result of his song “Wavin’
the hip-hop industry, making Flag” being turned into an anthem
through K’naan and himself into a real commodity for earthquake relief in Haiti,
Shad K in Southern Ontario especially. as well as the 2010 World Cup
Part of what brought Shad to tournament in South Africa.
JOSH DOYLE focus during the early days of his K’naan played a set that surprised

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he evening of Sunday career, beyond his obvious ability even those fans unimpressed by
Oct. 3 witnessed one to blend clever rhymes with a his recent mainstream appeal.
of the most engaging unique flow, was his knack for His ability to communicate with
concerts Guelph has seen this comical creativity. This led him his audience was by far his most
year. Along with Somalian/ to produce such cult classics as important talent, allowing him
Canadian musician K’naan, The old Prince still lives at home, to get across to the audience with
London hip-hop artist Shad K the video to which mirrors the sincerity through even the most
brought his guitar and mic to intro from “The Fresh Prince of exaggerated songs.
Peter Clark Hall, adding another Bel-Air.” Everyone knows K’naan’s
to his long list of performances world cup anthem, and everyone’s
in the city. The two played to a heard it enough that they don’t
crowded room of lively fans, who need it sung to them live at a
appeared beyond satisfied with “I don’t want concert. Still, somehow he filled
the quality of performance they the track with such emotion and
received. my professional personal commitment, that any
“I love playing in Guelph. development to be feelings of restraint one may
This is kind of where I started have had were left behind. Each
playing, more than anywhere out of step with time a chorus broke the room
else,” Shad said of his early
days performing in his second
how good I am.” seemed inflated with a sudden
surge of pride, and barely a
year of university. Shad is one Shad K sneaker was left on the floor of
of the few artists whose success Peter Clark Hall.
in music can be traced through “I think it’s just an extension The most impressive segment
his academic development. of my personality. The good thing of K’naan’s set was the callback
Debuting mostly at the Jimmy about humour is it warms people he received after leaving the
Jazz in his early undergrad, Shad up to you,” he said. stage the first time around.
is now working on a Masters Shad admits that while he While a handful of unsuspecting
and touring with K’naan. still avoids taking himself fans squeezed through the crowd,
He seems to be taking the too seriously, his approach to thinking the show was over, those
development of his career in writing has evolved along with remaining demanded more. They Thomas Beedham
strides, noting the importance his career. demanded it with such conviction
of staying true to one’s personal “Now I think more about how that the Somalian hip-hop artist, K’naan had an entire concert hall of University students waving their
growth. can I really be concise and be after retaking the stage, admitted hands in sequence, last Sunday in the UC. His show alongside popular
“I don’t want my professional sharp, and communicate my ideas to never yet receiving a callback rapper Shad K was a huge success
development to be out of step in a more direct way,” Shad said. like that in his performance
with how good I am. I’ve never These changes have only helped career. This encouraged a any live venue. and the feeling communicated
really had a hard goal, my thing Shad to better hold an audience, lengthy and remarkable encore “I got a good feeling about into a lively concert with a pair of
is just progress in terms of and the proof of his development that rivaled his opening set in you guys,” he told the audience artists who obviously appreciated
getting better. I think if you get is written all over his new album style. K’naan seemed to open before going in to one of these the mutual love. Evidence hit
better, all that stuff just comes “TSOL.” up to the audience at this point, tracks. Somehow that room was the table last Sunday that a good
along with it,” Shad explained After an impressive set Shad performing several pieces that he just full of life Sunday night. hip-hop show can bring a crowd
before his set last Sunday. left the stage open for headliner confessed to rarely performing at People were hungry for music, to life with the best of them.

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Zavitz Hall sends a Worldwide Hoodoo
Art students explore the capturing them in a glass of water. well. She went around to thrift
supernatural realm this “She was dead serious” Hodgson stores in search of old photographs
said, who went on to explain to me that had inscriptions of the
Thursday at Zavitz the process the chat room woman subject’s names on the backs.
described. From those names, Ack was able
SASHA ODESSE “[It’s basically] a series of steps to look up living relatives of the

“I
’m gonna give you thirty involving a plate and two glasses of subject, and actually called them
days to get back home. water,” she said. on the phone. The photograph
I done called up a gypsy “[You can put] orange juice on that accompanies each old picture
woman on the telephone.” train engines at dusk to get rid of is a direct indication of how long
As Chuck Berry’s song “Thirty ghosts as well,” added Ack, who the phone call lasted. The longer
Days” comes through the stereo, found some similarly unusual the phone call, the longer the
from which this weeks Zavitz art methods online. photo paper was exposed. Darker
exhibit derives its title, Samantha While portraying supernatural photos indicate long phone calls,
Ack and Charlotte Hodgson superstitions, the show will whereas lighter ones indicate
explain to me the story behind simultaneously explore some of the short calls.
“Sendin a Worldwide Hoodoo.” oddities of culture. “I got a lot of hang-ups and
“[There is a] common theme “When you read [these articles answering machines,” Ack said. “I
that transcends through our work,” online], you can’t help but laugh. left some pretty lengthy messages.”
explained Ack, who expressed what But then everyday we pick up Hodgson, who described her
the show is mainly about. pennies,” Ack said. work as, “[taking] on different forms
“[It touches on] mythologies Both fifth-years in the specialized depending on the concept,” also
surrounding the preventative Studio Art Honors Thesis, Ack and contributed photos to this show.
measures people take [to keep the Hodgson’s show is an “amalgamation Where Ack’s images are technical, Heather Carson
supernatural spirits away]. It’s about of [their] different practices.” It Hodgson’s photographs are more Samantha Ack and Charlotte Hodgson delve into the supernatural with
the things people do to avoid aliens, also includes a collaborative piece for documentary. old photographs and Chuck Barry anthems this week in Zavitz Hall
ghosts... vampires,” Hodgson said in which they recreate the “spirit “[They focus on] day to day
through her laughter. removal” procedure described by people using preventative measures into account, the piece will be to check out an awesome exhibit,
The idea for the show originally the woman they encountered in the to rid themselves of supernatural’s,” composed of old hymns, which I highly recommend stopping by
came to Hodgson while she was online chat room. Hodgson explained. people often listened to in order to, Zavitz this Thursday night between
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Arts & Culture
The jukebox
Ice Cube “I am the that likens the cultural significance on Cube’s time-tested formula.
West” of Cube’s birth to that of the The latter is a tribute to Cube’s
assassination of Malcolm X, and hometown, devoid of unadulterated
the death of Martin Luther King slander. Of course, in traditional
PATRICK MCEACHNIE JR. It’s no surprise to anyone that Cube fashion, no credible action

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or his newest effort, rap mainstream rap is one of the more is without it’s counterpart. I wish
veteran Ice Cube has rather vain mediums, but this is nothing I could say my initial assertion of
commendably released less than politically ignorant. record closer “Fat Cat”as a corporate
“I Am The West,” completely The first half of the record is rich music satire were true, but alas, it’s
independent of any corporate label, with cheap rhymes and modern yet another tribute to himself.
choosing rather to release it on his references, which will no doubt Through self-actualization,
own “Lench Mob Records.” This date these songs before they’ll ever light political critique, and tribute
marks Cube’s ninth full-length, and have the chance to be canonized. songs, Ice Cube has put together
first entirely independent release. Most notably “Urbanian”, a track a collection of lengthy, uninspired
However, the effort is cut short carried largely by three words, songs that prove he’s more like
by Cube’s inability to dramatically two of which are “Google me.” the Grandpa Simpson of the
change his methods. Given the The track was most likely inspired rap world, than the Ice Cube
chance to completely reinvent by Cube’s euphemism for sex, or circa 1990. However, this record
himself and take advantage of the his obvious ego-stroking habit of attests to the fact that Cube still
complete lack in censorship, he literally, Googling himself. does whatever he wants when
made a record that little muses in However, that is not to say there it comes to his career. Ice Cube,
corporate critique, but by and large are no redeeming qualities hidden once a renowned linguistic (lets
functions like any of his recent here, mostly tucked away in the not forget, he wrote the bulk of
releases. latter half of the record. Tracks the early NWA material), now
In quite possibly his most like “No Country For Young Men” seems to have lost his way. Perhaps
facetious act to date, the record and “Nothing Like L.A” show an someone should send him copies and “Death Certificate”. Not to Hood,” if not only to compare it
starts off with a spoken word track intelligent, original progression of “Straight Outta Compton”, mention a copy of “Boyz N The with “Are We There Yet?” 2/5

Is it all about the Benjamins?


University students those more concerned with an As a university student,
express there’s more to enjoyment of work, rather than financial independence is still
the hope for economic success. a major determinant in mental
life than making money But how a student in more well-being. Students do not want
economically governed sectors to depend on family or friends
KIRSTI JUURAKKO would respond was a valuable for money; instead they want

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oney is a factor that piece of the puzzle. to make enough money so that
effects all aspects of Simarjat, a second-year one day they may support their
life in today’s society. own families. But beyond this it
It buys whatever it is that we seems that students really aren’t
need and want, be it food, “I’d rather be as concerned as one might have
clothes, tools or toys. We use happy in a thought with hefty incomes.
it to pay our tuition so that we “I’d rather be happy in a career
may go to university and earn
career than have than have a lot of money,” Savage
a recognizable degree, in turn a lot of money.” said, plainly stating her preference
increasing our opportunities for Colleen Savage for a life without the burden of
a career. The cycle concludes big earning. The desire and need
itself as we seek out a career to to be financially stable influences
earn back that money. But the Engineering student here at the students in their educational
question remains, do we need U of G, replied with a note of choices as well. Students want
money to be happy? similarity to Savage when asked to be sure that they obtain their
People generally want to be the same question. desired university degree to be
happy in life, but the meaning “Money brings happiness able to have job opportunities that
of happiness varies by person; only to some extent,” he said. will allow them to earn a basic
especially between those still in Simarjat noted the importance income. Earning a basic income
school and those in the work force. of also being respected in order is an expectation of students from
Colleen Savage, a second-year to be happy. the careers that they are aspiring
student in Studio Art, explained “Money cannot buy respect,” to and entering.
that, for her, happiness is strongly he added. In speaking with these Having a surplus of money Sam Dawaele
connected to satisfaction. students, it seemed to be agreed does not guarantee happiness.
“[Happiness involves] being that happiness is determined One need only look to the many
satisfied with all elements of your more by a person’s actions than celebrities that have turned to
life,” she said. She made it clear by their financial success alone. It drugs and criminal behaviour
that her criteria extended beyond is still held by many that a certain as a result of their big hustle
mere capital gain. Savage feels amount of money is necessary richness. If actions do determine
that to be happy, one does not in order for happiness, because happiness, as students have
necessarily have to have a lot of one must be able to afford the suggested, these people are likely
money, but she did not deny that essentials of life, including a far from happy. It’s a pleasant
there is a correlation between home, food, healthcare and thought, that some students agree
happiness and financial gain. hygiene. Without these basics, a person with enough money to
As an art student, one might a person cannot live comfortably afford the necessities of life can
almost expect such an answer. and would often be under stress achieve happiness through their
The discipline has long been finding ways to obtain these actions, and not through the
known for its habit of attracting essentials. things they buy.
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Open invitation to local community hub
Community bank? An organization known as Groups can meet, talk and gain more community awareness and and perhaps friendships and
organization 10Carden 10Carden, seems to be the answer. more visibility with the community involvement within the group. collaborative potential,” she said,
Sitting square in front of the city through an association with this After an interview with Sally were key elements when working
opens up about their hall, 10Carden presents the ideal community space. 10Carden Ludwig with Transition Guelph, a in the not for profit sector.
party next Saturday, and launch pad for activism. fosters the diversity of groups as student decided to do an interactive With 37 members and over 1,000
goals for the future What 10Carden does is provide well. An excellent example of this map of Guelph to see what would subscribers, 10Carden is well on its
everything a non-profit organization is their association with CELP, be involved in the transition to way to becoming an essential part
needs with an affordable or Community Environmental sustainability. Students examined of the Guelph Community.
BETH PURDON membership. Rented space, office Leadership Programs. how they would have to interact Want to get involved? Information
MCLELLAN supplies and communication CELP is an integrative program and work together with different about groups and rooms is on the

G
uelph is no slouch town. technology can run up a high where students learn about the elements of the community. 10Carden website, www.10carden.
Without a doubt, it has price tag. 10Carden removes this environment, as well as other core This extended awareness, and the ca. Or if you’re looking for a more
an impressive array of barrier so that all organizations can subjects, and learn to apply them connecting of different groups is just socially engaging way of breaking
non-profit organizations and participate and add effectively to the within the community. They use what 10Carden hopes to achieve. It the ice, 10Carden is holding a
research projects underway at any Guelph community, limiting the 10Carden to conduct what’s known makes sense that groups hoping to fundraiser next Saturday, Oct. 9 at
given moment. From water and inhibitions that often keep projects as “Community Voices,” which are change the community should be a their 10 Carden St. address.
energy conservation efforts, to local from getting off the ground. interviews with members of the community themselves. “There’ll be live music, dancing,
food programs, to mental health Besides this, it also provides community who are making social Katarina Vuckovic touched on there’ll be a cash bar and some
awareness, there is no end to the a great location for networking change. what was essential about 10Carden, catered food. We’re hoping to get a
support for social change. amongst groups in the community. “It gives them a sense of all the beyond providing a space for good turn out. Anyone is welcome,”
Despite this, Non-profit “We’re hoping it becomes a really different groups involved in Guelph meetings and presentations. Vuckovic said. “We’re throwing a
organizations have a tough go. vibrant community hub in the future and what they’re doing,” says Katie “Networking opportunities and party to celebrate a lot of things.
They seem all to be plagued by the where a lot of people will just stop Gad, a teacher within the program. most importantly just being able To celebrate 10Carden and all the
same dilemma; namely, how can in and use it for different purposes, “ Not only are these interviews to cross paths on a daily basis success for the past to years, to
we make ourselves accessible to the says Katarina Vuckovic, community extended into a journalism with someone working out of the celebrate our volunteers, to celebrate
community without breaking the Collaborator at 10Carden. project, but they also have inspired same space…to form relationships social change in general.”

Sports & Health


Men’s hockey is “playing for keeps”
A preview of the Wolves, the Gryphons expect to Irish scored two goals in the last 10 If anyone needs incentive to buy a to Wednesday or Thursday and get
Gryphons men’s hockey meet their rival in the playoffs again minutes of the third to win 5-3. ticket to a Gryphon’s hockey game better. Preparation is a big thing to
this year and beat them. Playing NCAA division one there surely is a lot of reasons to do becoming a championship team.”
team and their quest for a Team captain, Kristafer Belan teams is nothing new for the so, especially in the past few seasons. said Belan.
National Championship shares the prospect of a great Gryphons, they do so every year in The OUA calibre of hockey is always Coach Camp has broken down the
upcoming season. preseason to prepare themselves, on the rise and has exponentially season into ‘goals,’ no pun intended.
ANDREW DONOVAN “We should do well. Our using tough opponents from the risen over the past decade. “Our number one goal is to make

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he Guelph Gryphon men’s expectations are high and I think American league to prepare for “Many OHL’ers play junior playoffs. Our second goal is to win
hockey team is back for that comes from our coach [Shawn their OUA season. “We get to pick [hockey] first and if they don’t turn our division and our ultimate goal is
their 2010/2011 season and Camp] who puts high expectations our opponents for preseason,” said pro they come to school,” said Camp. to reach the national championship.
the bar of expectations has been set on us and I think we can meet those Camp. “We make sure to pick tough “They get a degree, become more Our program is built on baby steps.”
high heading into the season opener expectations.” opponents so that when we start the developed then hopefully move on The Gryphons begin their season
versus the Western Mustangs. The Gryphons just came back season, we’re ready for anything.” to play pro.” at home against the school-wide
Coming off a second round playoff from an exhibition game against A big contributing factor to the Among the Gryphons 24 man rival, Western Mustangs. The team
loss last year to the nationally ranked the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, team’s success this year is going to be roster, 10 of them are from the OHL agrees that Western is going to be a
Lakehead University Thunder after three hard played periods, the all the returning players. and one from the WHL’s Brandon big test for the team and an opponent
“Our recruits this year are pretty Wheat Kings. their going to have to beat in order
good. The guys this year, that we “I personally think we can contend to achieve their goals for the year.
did get, we’re lucky to have them. with any OHL team,” said Belan. “We have six very mobile
Coming from the team last year, you “[OUA] players are more developed. defensemen who play a great
can see that every year we’ve made Generally we’re older, more built, transition game for us,” said Camp.
progress,” said Belan. “Last year we and more mature than the guys Finesse is going to be a big part
lost a couple of guys and this year we from the OHL.” of obtaining a win versus Western.
have most of the guys coming back Although the NCAA has far The Gryphons have a substantial
that are key players.” more money to give away on home ice advantage by playing on
A few players had big seasons scholarships, the NCAA cannot Olympic sized pad, whereas Western
last year and hope to continue their take players from the OHL or any and many other schools play on the
successes on the ice and in the other pro league. This leaves a large standard NHL sized rinks.
classroom entering this campaign. portion of untouchable recruits for “It comes as an advantage for us
Timothy Priamo, the first Guelph the NCAA and is precisely why because we’re used to playing on a
native to play on the team in the past Canadian schools, like Guelph, can bigger surface,” said Camp. “You
12 seasons, was a rookie Ontario compete on a game-to-game basis notice a difference on power-play
conference All-Star voted in by with NCAA division one schools. because there so much more room
coaches from around the league, Season Expectations to move the puck and traditionally
and also received an academic All- It is a general consensus among our power-play has been strong.”
Canadian award. the Gryphon players and coaches Fans can expect a fast paced affair
Ken Paroff, a defenceman from that the playoffs are the first goal for between Western and Guelph.
the Brampton Batallion was also in this season, but the focus on small The game begins at 7:30pm on
attendance at a New York Ranger details is ultimately going to get Thursday, October 7th.
development camp and according them there. Hopefully the team sees a good
to Coach Camp is among the top “It’s the little details we have to crowd against their biggest rivals
recruits in the country. pay attention to [to win] and we and opens up this campaign with
OUA vs. OHL vs. NCAA have to come to practice Monday a win.
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Sports & Health
Field hockey Gryphons dominate in a familiar place
a skilled set of passes between her so many [Guelph] fans watching at home,” said Turley. “I think
and sister, forward Tegan Stairs. the game.” we’re just going to build on the
Stairs (Brienne) produced The Gryphon Field Hockey excitement from this weekend.”
another goal in the first half and girls can look forward to playing The girls also feel motivated and
two more in the second half for more games at home in the future. prepared to protect their notable
the team, proving her rightful title The CIS National Championships, reputation in Guelph.
as top field hockey goal scorer in which have been held in Victoria “We have a huge advantage
the country. Tegan Stairs showed and Toronto in previous years, are because we’re playing on home
the goal scoring touch runs in the taking place at the U of G from field,” said Stairs.
family with three of her own on November 4 to the 7.Turley believes “Plus, there’s going to be lots of
the day. this weekend served as a moral fans,” said Marcy. With that kind
Laura Gordon rounded out the boost for the girls in preparation of enthusiasm and determination,
scoring in the first half with two for the championships. Gryphon fans should expect to see
goals, giving the team an incredible “There’s a real hype since none more outstanding play and wins by
eight goal lead ahead of the Gaels. of these kids have ever played the skilled group of girls.
The Gryphons kept the play in
their opponents half of the field,
leaving little room for the opposing
team to threaten Guelph’s perfect
score of 8-0.
In the second half, forward
Elizabeth Lutz continued the
offensive attack with a goal, and
defence player Samantha Anderson
Marianne Pointner finished off the game with a goal
CIS leading field hockey goal scorer, Brienne Stairs looks to find the off a short corner in the final few
back of the net yet again. seconds of the match. The final
score was 12-0 for the Gryphons
Gryphons play at home competing on the same field is who, despite the wind and freezing
for first time since 1998 something the Guelph team has cold, refused to be defeated on
not done since 1998. home soil.
Finally, this past weekend, after
ALICJA GRZADKOWSKA twelve years of playing away, the
“ You play in front of mydifference

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n over a decade, the Gryphons Gryphon girls returned home with
Girls Field Hockey team has much success. On Saturday, the people you actually
not had the opportunity to play
on home field. Travelling as far as
British Columbia to the West and
team played the Toronto Varsity
Blues, and were down 1-0 by half-
time only to recover and win the
know, which means more
support.” Brienne Stairs,
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the article states that Mary support” a silver-medal winning athlete is referred to as Mel APPLIED DREAMS.
11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Anne Dick has a PhD from the Gryphon rower is referred to LaForme but the correct name is
University of Guelph but this is as Mike Henry but is actually Dave Lamb.
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A DIFFICULT TASK
GEOGRAPHIC DIVIDE
The 5 steps of Cultural evolution attributed to the West
“Once this culture appeared,” demographics. sophisticated orders,” Nemo said. because we have no better culture,

Josh Doyle
Philippe Nemo said of Western “The Romans made a decision in His congratulations of Western we must protect it.”

Academics the world over gather in Guelph for a


civilization, “it changed completely the year 242, which was to create culture met with mixed reviews, The West must be protected,

conference to discuss European identity, and what


the life of all.” special magistrates to judge the suggesting that many people did according to Nemo, from other
Philippe Nemo is a Professor at conflicts between foreigners,” Nemo not support all of the choices made academics who constantly hold it

it means for the world


the École supérieure de commerce said.As a result he accredited Roman by leaders of Western civilization. under scrutiny and in many ways
in Paris. As the last of the weekend’s law with being a strong foundation Some could make the claim that seek to deconstruct it. Many would,
three keynote speakers, he delivered for business, which carries weight Nemo set himself up to be argued and did disagree with Nemo’s ideas,
a paper on Sunday called “Western when we consider the nature of with by making claims about the which went beyond his praise for
Identity as a Unifying Force in business as being founded on the majority of world citizens owing Western culture. And while some
For three days this past weekend, faculty member in the dept. of at the conference. about integration and immigration disloyal North American. It feels European and North American principal’s of ownership and private their existence to advancements he may feel that he glossed over the
from Oct. 1-3, academics flew in Literatures and Languages here at “He went through a list of at a different level, with different good to be coveted, even if only Relations,” which for the most property, both concepts Roman law accredits to the West. He proposed West’s history of subjugating
from Europe and different places the U of G. revolutionary ideas, attitudes, problems,” Parmegiani said. hypothetically. More than this it part commended the West on their solidified. In his third step, Western that if other cultures wish to look at civilizations, he makes an interesting
throughout North America to fill Sandra Parmegiani, a faculty and problems that were peculiar British journalist from the popular feels good to think a place with contributions to the world. civilization further developed the the West as bad, and blame them point about the resounding evidence
the galleries and lecture rooms of member of the same department, to the 20th century. Through that Guardian newspaper Timothy as rich a culture and history as Nemo attributed the world’s idea of the Good Samaritan, placing for the problems faced by the world for its ability to progress. Western
our humble Macdonald Stewart has worked on scholarship by the illustration of the novel he really Ash, spoke jokingly of Canada’s Europe would consider us on par current ability to support such an increased burden on people to today, then we have only to address civilization was responsible for the
Art Centre. They came for the renowned Italian author Claudio addressed the crucial points, neighboring qualities, calling it the with their lifestyle. high populations and produce the feel responsible for the actions of 1/10 of these people. The other production of the market economy,
European Identities Conference, an Magris, a connection that acted ideologies, solutions, and failures of next most likely candidate for EU Part of the reason we are so technology that has allowed our their fellow citizens. nine would likely not be alive if it which Nemo cited as the largest
event that head organizers Sandra as one of the main push factors [this era],” Parmigiani explained. adoption in an article in 2006. attracted to this idea of Europe, current state of comfort, to five key The fourth step Nemo applauded were not for these advancements, revolution since that of agriculture
Parmegiani and Margot Irvine in getting the conference off the She and Irvine both admitted “[Canada] would be a much this moving identity which last steps in cultural evolution. These was a synthesis of the first three, according to Nemo’s view. by the Mesopotamians. This in turn
have had in the works for some ground. With Magris’ name on to being influenced also by the easier fit than Ukraine, let alone weekends conference aimed were the steps by which, according which allowed for a rethinking “Every civilization is cruel and allowed the population of earth
time now. The conference aimed to the bill others in the academic similarities that exist between Turkey. It effortlessly meets the to unveil, is because of many to Nemo, the West (namely of the ways we approach modern wicked in some way. Every society, to expand from 650 million to six
shed light on the complicated issue field were ready to contribute. European life and our own EU’s so-called Copenhagen European regions success in European nations) created itself. life through education and our if it is powerful will extend, so billion, another point that could be
of Europe’s Identity, what it means Magris discussed his newest book Canadian identity. A country criteria for membership, including marketing themselves. He noted first the Greek following of the bible, which more the Western colonization is not debated for its benefits.
to Europe, and what it means to Blindly, which was hailed as a settled by Europeans, Canada still democratic government, the rule This was well exhibited in a development of science, which or less governed moral behaviour specific. What is specific is that this It seems that to Nemo the
everyone else. masterpiece upon its release in maintains a very European way of of law, a well-regulated market paper written by Katrina Sark, revolutionized the way people on its own until this intervention. civilization had much better means European identity and Western
“That question of identity keeps Italy and translated into English organizing itself. economy and respect for minority a PhD student specializing in thought about life and why things Lastly came the idea of liberty - than were in order before,” Nemo identity in general is, while
coming up and is widely debated shortly thereafter. The points he “We thought its such a timely rights (Canada’s a world-leader on contemporary German culture, happened. This completely changed one that we have so come to pride said, reminding his audience that many things, one of success and
and widely discussed. To ask it discussed, as Parmegiani pointed topic, the issue of European that),” Ash wrote. Though aware film, and fashion at McGill the approach of governments and ourselves on in Western culture - as the West has not been alone in its innovation. Nemo’s talk served
in the context of Europe is very out, encompassed rather fittingly identities and the fact that Canada of the limited likelihood of such University. Since Katrina could rule makers. He also reminded his a positive to society. Nemo stressed mistreatment of people over the as a reminder that the West is not
interesting,” said Margot Irvine, the overarching themes addressed is undergoing the same debate a thing ever happening, Irvine and not make the conference, fellow audience of Greece’s invention of that beautiful and empowering years. all bad, and that Western culture
Parmegiani both divulged they academic Susan Ingram of York a little thing called democracy. The notion that we work better without “I don’t mean that it is the has in fact led to some of the
were impacted by the quote. U delivered her paper. In it she second of these leaps recognized restraint, that liberty can create best culture we can have,” Nemo greatest accomplishments known

THE BERLIN EFFECT


If imagining a world where discussed the ability of European by Nemo was that of Roman law. order, and not necessarily chaos. explained to a room that by this to man. He suggested that our
Canada were part of the European cities to make just about anything According to Nemo the Romans According to Nemo this concept point appeared ready for an apology. habit of criticizing it perhaps needs
Union gets you excited, then you’re look good; even economic were in many ways the first to allowed for vast strides in nearly “The next steps will probably be criticism of its own. While Nemo’s
not alone. Nor does it make you a downturn. have a multi-ethnic state, where every field of study. made by other groups. Personally talk may have focused on aspects

How a struggling city spun poverty into romance the production of laws actually
had to be shaped around the
“Science will develop quickly if
scientists are free to propose new
I am very confident in Japan or
China to make new steps for the
of European culture that many
would like to forget, it did serve as a

A WALK
Berlin is an ideal example of this flows of the 21st century,” Sark wrote suggesting that spending a lot on versatile and changing population hypotheses. Liberty can create more evolution of mankind. But just now reminder of its triumph.
European ability to champion the of Berlin’s somewhat successful spin image can have a better payoff
turn around. In 2006 the city was on misfortune. than securing a foundation in more
in debt somewhere in the area of 60 Sark’s presentation involved historically reliable sectors.

THROUGH PROGRESS
billion dollars. What’s worse, it was a lengthy video of life-sized The notable thing about this The problem is, quite simply, that members David McDonald, Russell
decided by a German Constitutional dominoes toppling over one example is that Berlin has begun the problem is always changing. Kilbourn, and Mary Decoste, felt
Court that the city would not be another along the entire length of to make something positive from With so many different cultural was well achieved.
entitled to any financial support where the Berlin wall once stood; a negative. The cities Mayor, Klaus issues at hand, creating a rulebook “I was very happy with the
to help pull it out of its deficit. In
2008 the city hoped to turn this all
footage that effectively supported
her thesis on Berlin as a place that
Wowereit was quoted as saying that
Berlin is, “poor, but sexy,” which if The North verses East effect in Western Civilization. through which one can know
Europe would leave you buying the
participation we had from people
from all over, and people at all
around with a campaign titled Be will not allow a lack of finance to anything solidifies the city’s idea that Less triumphant were the Europe, but also the world as the differences that exist between latest issue every week. The different ranks in their academic careers as
Berlin. The campaign was designed obstruct its global appeal. Each you need not be rich to have a good economies in several regions of best country for living in according regions. She noted an account regions therein create a microcosm well. A lot of graduate students
to influence commercial investment one of the dominoes was painted time. And as last years improvements modern-day Europe as presented to Newsweek Magazine. Sweden where Dutch Trade Unions asked of the world, each one coming came, and also a lot of very senior
and tourism, in hopes of positioning and decorated by contributors suggest, having a good time could on Sunday. Rumyana Gladicheva’s placed a respectable third overall, Bulgarian Unions to present a list with its own set of difficulties and professors and everybody in
Berlin as a top tier city alongside from different parts of the world, help Berlin get rich… or at least stop presentation on work related making this one of the best regions of questions on which they could advantages as diverse as the histories between,” Irvine noted.
the likes of London, Paris, New exhibiting quite vividly the cities being poor. Berlin’s ability to market complications and economic on earth to inhabit. benefit from outside opinion. The that make them. By the end of the conference,
York and LA. willingness to improve their image itself successfully is not an isolated instability in the EU showed that More than anything this marks first of their questions was how “It’s hard to define Europe. You Europe was revealed to be many
The campaign was criticized amidst near bankruptcy. effort. North Americans and other certain areas, namely the Eastern the imbalance that is Europe. to deal with a situation where an only have old definitions, so I think things. It was successful, and
as being costly and perhaps “It is a place where wild foreign nations around the world see section of Europe, are seeing less When two countries from one area employee refuses to negotiate and it’s a good time to talk about Europe also it was unsuccessful. Europe
unnecessary; still it exhibited the and whacky events take place, the uniqueness that is Europe, their positive production than others. rank in the top three worldwide, approaches their employer with as a unity and as a problematic unity. was poor, and Europe was sexy.
cities ambitions to rebuild itself. It outdoors, in public, that anyone citizens flocking to its city centres “The new 10 countries in 2004 while those from a neighboring firearms. The second question was There is no fixed stable identity Europe was nearly everything you
did attract investment and tourism, who wants to is welcome to year after year, often leaving with increased the population of the EU area struggle with low GDP to ask what Dutch Trade Unions of Europe; it’s [always] moving,” could imagine, because Europe
as well as the kinds of entrepreneurs attend and participate in. It is a more bags than they arrived with. by 28 per cent, but they contributed contributions, it becomes difficult do if an employer hasn’t paid due said Sarah Katrib of the University is large and complicated and
and artists necessary to rejuvenate place of inclusivity, of inexpensive The sense that we can buy a piece to the gross domestic product by to assess the problem of Europe as salaries for more than two years, of Strasbourg, who flew in from blends together a vast array of
a cities cultural identity at a time energetic entertainment, but of Europe is not accidental, and only 5 per cent,” Gladicheva noted. a whole. And distinctive financial both of which stumped Dutch France just to speak at this three- different lifestyles and histories.
when the systems in place were entertainment which is staged for the example of Berlin proves that Seven of those 10 recent additions situations are not the only thing Union representatives. day event. Last weekend’s conference may
under producing. a global spectatorship,” Sark wrote. great effort and finance is invested once belonged to the Eastern that countries from the Eastern “This was a cultural shock, really,” This difficulty was apparent to not have handed out a definition
“[Berlin] has attempted to Apparently Berlin has its priorities into promoting that idea. At least in Block, putting the issue Gladicheva Block have brought to the EU’s claimed Gladicheva. It was not the Parmegiani and Irvine when they of modern Europe in a take-away
maintain its traditional strength in straight. Say what you will, but part, Europe’s Identity seemed to be noted in a rather specific location. attention. They also came with a goal of Gladicheva’s paper to say set out on bringing the conference package, but for one of the world’s
the fashion and media sectors, while it seems to be working. Berlin’s predicated on its effortless talent for Contributions from the Eastern unique set of problems that were that these countries were not also to life two years ago. But it was not most politically, economically, and
adapting them to the globalized GDP was up 1.7 per cent in 2009, self-promotion. part of Europe run in sharp contrast rather unfamiliar to some more contributing in healthy ways to the their goal to define Europe, only to artistically important continents, it
with regions like the North; an established members of the EU. EU, nor that their presence was discuss its identities; a goal that these handed out enough valuable insight
area that includes countries like “The lowest level of social not a beneficial one for the entire organizers, along with committee to fill your backpack.
Sweden, Norway and Finland. This alienation in Europe is found continent. It did however point out
Nordic region performs the best in Denmark and the highest the increasing difficulty we have in
throughout Europe in terms of alienation in Bulgaria,” Gladicheva viewing Europe as one entity, and
economics and quality of life, with stated. Gladicheva presented an Europe’s increasing difficulty to
Finland actually leading not only example of the surprising cultural sort its own issues.
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From the hardwood to the rugby pitch
Gryphon leaves one and the players are the pawns.” After Walter’s third year at
varsity team for another. With football not being an Guelph, the switch to rugby was
option any longer, rugby and complete and his basketball days
basketball were left and according were behind him, although there
ANDREW DONOVAN to Walters the professionalism of is still emotional attachment to the

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here comes a time in most the basketball team and coaches team and the sport.
athletes’ lives where they made his decision easy. “I see the guys in the gym and
must make a decision “Basketball got me legitimate sometimes I want to go play with
between the sports they play for approaches from coaches. Chris them again, but the aches and pains
recreation and those they wish to O’Rourke [head coach] came and and bruised hamstring from the
pursue at an elite level. For most of had dinner with my family,” said night before won’t let me,” laughed
these athletes that means they will Walters. Walters.
hone their skills in one sport, but Whereas rugby didn’t appeal to The transition from one sport to
for some who were just born to be him because of the non-professional another was seamless for Walters.
active, one sport is just not enough. emails from players. Walters got in touch with the
Well Guelph has an athlete “We’ll party with you, show you rugby coach, Darrel Devine, who
amidst us that has the talent to our girls and maybe give you a tour was eager to see him play. Walters
play on numerous teams at varying of the campus,” imitated Walters. joined Coach Devines’ men’s team
levels of competitiveness; however The decision to play basketball at in Brantford this past summer.
he recently made a crucial decision the University of Guelph became “This summer I’d drive down
in his athletic life which saw him clear for Walters at that point. to Brantford with [Devine]
leave a sport he grew up loving to The basketball Gryphons had and played club rugby there all
play for a high school forte. relatively good success in Walter’s summer and just three and a half
Nick Walters is currently three-year tenure with the team, months of playing there I was
playing rugby for the Gryphons making the playoffs twice, but for able to pick it back up and come
rugby team, and since he left the Walters it wasn’t about the success right in and make an impact in
Gryphons varsity basketball team of the team that had him thinking [Guelph],” said Walters.
at the end of his third year, he of leaving it was his position on Walters hasn’t looked back
hasn’t looked back. the team. since joining the team and is
Upon graduating from high “My time with the basketball really enjoying his time. He even
school, Walters was offered a team had run its course,” said mentioned that if he chooses to
plethora of scholarships from Walters. “The team was evolving complete his masters at Guelph,
various schools in his choice of and I didn’t feel that there was the he’d play again. Due to there being
three sports: basketball, rugby and roll for me that I wanted there. It no eligibility rule in OUA rugby,
football. was time for me to move on from this option is open to him.
Football was a distant third choice the team.” The Gryphon rugby team plays
for Walters, who didn’t want to move These thoughts are when the Laurier Golden Hawks on Oct. Jamie MacDonald
out East to Bishop’s University in Walters began to take interest in 8 at eight pm under the lights at First-year rugby player Nick Walters catches a line out against the
Sherbrooke, Quebec. Nick was also rugby again. the new Varsity field beside East Western Mustangs.
very animated toward the structure “I had always gone to watch the residence. Be sure to get out and
the sport of football requires. “It’s to rugby games,” said Walters. “It was support the rugby team on their but have three very winnable games to Queens last weekend, Walters
structural,” said Walters. “It’s almost always something that I missed way to an OUA playoff birth. coming up and do not plan to lose assures Gryphon fans that the team
like a chess match between coaches because it’s such a fun sport.” The rugby team is currently 1-3-1 any of them. Although losing 28-0 is better than the score portrays.
.com Oct. 7 - 13, 2010 13
Sports & Health
Throwing it down with Dunk: the puck is set to drop on the university
hockey season
Dayna Kanis, both finished last Upchan can get acclimated with the
season among the top nine point OUA pace quickly she should be
scorers in the OUA. On defence able to help improve the Gryphons
the Gryphons will have fellow fifth offensive attack. Upchan has shown
year returnee Carla D’Angelo, who a natural scoring touch in her
JUSTIN DUNK brings back her shutdown abilities highschool and minor hockey days.

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he good old Canadian for one final season. Mora and Upchan each recorded
game kicks off another The Gryphons lacked scoring three points in the Gryphons last
university season. That’s depth last season beyond their first pre-season game against Robert
right: hockey season is back (insert two forward lines. The Gryphons Morris University. I bet head coach
the old and better version of the must improve the scoring from Rachel Flanagan would be thrilled
hockey night in Canada theme song their third and forth lines if they to see both of these girls continuing
here) and your Gryphon men’s and want to beat the Golden Hawks to contribute right out of the gate.
women’s hockey teams start their who can consistently roll through The women are fortunate to
regular seasons this weekend. The four solid lines. have a proven bench boss calling
men host the Western Mustangs The Gryphons welcome five new the shots. Flanagan has been very
on Thursday night at the Gryphon faces to this year’s squad, hoping successful in her time with the
centre, while the women entertain that some of the rookies can help to Gryphons and her hockey expertise
the Toronto Varsity Blues on improve their depth up front. Rookie was only further validated when
Saturday afternoon. forward Katie Mora, a Guelph she was chosen to be an assistant
We are going to focus on the native and St. James high school coach with the Canadian National
women, who are coming off two graduate will be looking to make an Under-22 team. Flanagan will get
consecutive OUA championship impact right away. Mora had a very maximum effort out of her team Rashaad Bhamjee
series losses to their bitter rival, the successful high school and minor every game. Gryphons forward Jessica Zerafa looks to dish the puck to an
Laurier Golden Hawks. The team hockey career. She is a quiet leader, The big question surrounding open teammate. The Women’s hockey team opens their regular
returns all of their top players from and lets her play do the talking. this team, can they finally rise to the season at the Gryphon Centre Saturday Oct 9 at 2pm.
last season. The only player lost to The speed Mora posses should be a occasion and win that elusive OUA
graduation was backup goaltender huge asset as she gets adjusted to the title? The Gryphons have been the opening and semi final rounds has learned from their losses in
Chelsey Roy. OUA calibre of hockey. painfully close to raising the OUA of the playoffs, it seems when they the past two OUA championship
The Gryphon scoring punch Rookie centre Jacklyn Upchan banner two years in a row, but just get to the finals they grip their sticks series and can use their experience
will be led by experienced fifth should provide better depth down have not been able seal the deal. a little tighter and do not play their to capture an OUA and CIS title
year veterans Jessica Zerafa and the middle for the Gryphons. If The Gryphons have played well in typical game. Hopefully the team this year.

Are organic foods really better for you?


Nutrient quality the accuracy and reliability of about the environment should take can access or afford, and
organic vs. conventional the analytical methods used to more responsibility for cooking, not everyone can afford
determine nutrient levels. The processing, sharing and recycling to eat organic.”
produce levels of 11 different nutrients in at home, as packaged goods equal Nutrient quality aside,
pairs of conventional and organic more fossil fuel consumption than another major concern
JOSHUA GAUCI foods were then compared between buying the product and making it for some individuals

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he availability and demand the remaining studies, including at home.” is the environmental
for organic produce has different antioxidants, precursors According to registered dietitian benefit of organic
increased significantly in of Vitamins A, C and E, potassium, Lindzie O’Reilly, who works at produce compared
recent years, although one factor phosphorous and protein. the University of Guelph’s Health to conventional.
that has remained fairly consistent In 61 per cent of the pairs, and Performance Centre, there is According to Dr.
is the lack of scientific information organic produce contained more not enough research to support Clark, “Environmental
supporting the perception that nutrients, while conventional whether organic foods are better benefit is pretty close
organic food is more nutritious produce had more nutrients in than non-organic. to undeniable. Any
than conventional. 37 per cent of the pairs and 2 per “The reality is there is not a lot of comparison that
According to Dr. E. Anne Clark, cent of the pairs had no significant research that shows that organic fruit compares the two soils
a University of Guelph Plant difference in nutrient levels. The and vegetables have more nutrients,” finds that organic soils Megan Verhey
Agriculture professor, “You want organic produce tended to have said O’Reilly. “Most people do not are superior, healthy
to be quite cautious in terms of higher levels of antioxidants, which get enough fruits and vegetables as from a disease perspective and do run-off of pesticides and other
making claims about superior the paper stated was an important it is: it’s better to get whatever they not externalize the environment chemicals used to treat crops.”
nutritious value because it depends concern considering that the
on the particular nutrient.” average daily intake of antioxidants
Clark referred to a study tends to be below recommended
published in 2008 by Charles levels. The conventional produce
Benbrook, the chief scientist for the tended to have a greater protein
Organic Center in the U.S., whose content and higher levels of the
mission is to “generate and advance essential minerals potassium and
credible science on the health and phosphorous.
environmental benefits of organic While these are pretty positive
food and farming.” results, researchers still haven’t
The paper looked at all of the made a great deal of progress in the
peer-reviewed studies published in past two years following the study.
the scientific literature since 1980 Clark also stressed the reduced
that compared the nutrient levels environmental impact that eating
in organic and conventional foods. local and seasonal foods can have,
The paper then screened these compared to shipping produce
studies based on their experimental internationally.
design, growing conditions, and “Individuals that are concerned
14 Oct. 7 - 13, 2010 163.4

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Living the pure life: Breakfast, of course it’s the most important
meal of the day!
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sooooo often it is skipped. Yes stressor and one you just believe fruit of your choice
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but is it really worth the extra five brain tells our body we need to choice
minutes of rest? protect our most vital organs,
Breakfast is the meal that these happen to be around the
breaks the fast. In fact, if you mid-section. And what’s the best
don’t eat breakfast you’re more method of protection? Fat! Belly Take all these ingredients
likely to binge throughout the fat is a sure sign that an individual and store them in a mason
day and make poor food choices. is not dealing with their stress jar, or some type of container.
Who wants another reason to eat properly, and we definitely don’t The night before, grab your
badly? You’ll also be more likely to want to be carrying around that breakfast bowl, scoop out the
increase your stress when you skip extra weight. desired amount of museli from the
the first meal of the day- and that So, listen up! Eat your breakfast. mason jar and cover generously
can actually make your belly fat! And good news! I have a great with water.
Here’s what happens. When recipe that doesn’t require you To enhance digestibility add Courtesy
you miss breakfast, you have low lifting a finger in the morning to 1/2 tsp goat’s whey powder or 1
energy, your adrenal glands are do so- except to put the spoon to tbsp goat’s yogurt to the bowl. this is a raw meal- GREAT! Top with fresh seasonal
tired and fatiguing, what do you your mouth. I actually gave this out Let rest over night in the fridge. If you wish you can add 2 tsp fruit, or granola- add
do? Hit the closest Tim Hortons as a Christmas present this year In the morning, take out freshly ground flax seeds, or 1 tbsp honey or agave if desired.
you can find and get a jolt of energy. because the gift of health is the and enjoy- the grains have flax oil to get those essential fatty There you have it, a wholesome,
The problem is that caffeine of any best gift you can give, and I pass it “cooked” themselves overnight acids and awaken the brain- great zero time, raw breakfast full of
form, coffee, tea, energy drinks on to you- You’re welcome! without heat- so essentially, before class. protein, vitamins and minerals.

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I Really Want To Get Into … graphic novels
PATRICK MCEACHNIE better spent reading actual books, for in a graphic novel? Personally, more recently,
Scott Pilgrim Vs.

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n a few words, I think I speak or less importantly, textbooks. That I’m less concerned with imagery
for everyone when I say that is, until about a month ago, when and chose rather to go for storyline The World based
the media is treading on I decided to watch Christopher and interest. As such, I find myself on the six-volume
some thing ice with their habit Nolan’s The Dark Knight, for blown away by Alan Moore’s The Scott Pilgrim
of repackaging old material, and what might be the 15th time. Watchmen, and I’m very much so series. We can only
calling it entertainment. TV Upon doing some post-viewing looking forward to my inevitable hope the same
hit Hawaii Five-0 is a perfect research, I realized that Batman’s dive into the Preacher series. for the Walking
example of this, as is the recent latest interpretation was actually Of course this begs the question Dead series, which
announcement to bring back all six a direct amalgamation of The Long why I pinpointed graphic novels is due out in
Star Wars films into theatres, in 3D. Halloween, The Killing Joke, and The as the free medium of choice, and television format
But I can now rest assured that I Man Who Laughs. that’s simply because new stories (or this Halloween on
have to come to grips with the fact This is what sparked my interest, arcs, for particularly long editions) AMC.
that there will always be a medium and boy am I glad it did. I’ve spent are starting constantly. Just last So whatever you
that is adopting of original content a significant amount of time over year a new Hulk series started to do, don’t let the idea
and thought: graphic novels. the last month or so reading and much critical acclaim. And given of obsessive nerds
As a kid, I was never interested researching graphic novels, which that it’s such a visual medium, the turn you off of the
in comic books. My time was to my avail, seems to be my saving movie adaptations can base much medium. Simply Courtesy
better-spent drawing, or outside grace. Before you just jump into of their cinematography off of the start enjoying,
riding bikes. As an adult (hello any given graphic novel, be sure illustrators work explicitly. Such not collecting. The Guelph Public yourself a favour and go take a
post-teenage life, how’s it going?), to make sure it’s right for you first. is the case with The Watchmen library has an amazing selection dive in an alternate universe, an
I can’t help but feel my time is Ask yourself, what are you looking (minus a few subplots) and even of collections and editions, so do underworld, or a possible future.

Foodstuffs makes a few pantry upgrades with big results


Garlic Salt and pepper downtown Guelph has several over dishes before serving them.
This is an obvious ingredient This, also, may seem so basic that different varieties). Make sure Cooking causes olive oil to lose a
and most everyone uses garlic in you now think I am insulting your you buy cold-pressed extra virgin little flavour so this way you save
their cooking. It is my assumption basic intelligence. But again, not olive oil. Then buy a small bottle your better olive oil for times when
that if you are reading a newspaper all salt and pepper is created equal; of EVOO from a low-end brand you will be able to taste it.
NICOLE ELSASSER food column, you are familiar with quite the opposite. Refined table like No Name. Put a small amount

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n my time as an enthusiastic garlic. But the reason I included salt is cheap, easy to come by and of each on their own saucer and
home cook, I have found that it garlic on my list of kitchen familiar. But the vastly superior proceed to taste them separately.
is usually the smallest changes upgrades is that not all garlic is fine sea salt is not significantly Rinse between each and try to
to my cooking arsenal that make created equal. When my culinary more expensive but has a much taste a difference. There is one
the most impact on the results. creations were more primitive I better flavour than it’s refined and you will discover it. Now that
I’ve discovered that by upgrading was a habitual user of the jarred cousin and is more naturally you’ve discovered superior olive oil,
certain items in my pantry, my food minced garlic (I know, I know…). acquired. Without leaning toward certainly you’re considering how
is elevated disproportionately more After learning the error of my ways pretention, I feel it important to in the world you are supposed to
than the cost or trouble associated and figuring out that the liquid the say that ground pepper is an insult afford this particular food expense.
with the change. This being said, jarred garlic sits in drastically alters to food and has no place in your My advice is that you keep a mid-
certain changes have more impact its taste, I moved on to “fresh” cooking. Pepper is a seasoning that level bottle of olive oil (available at
than others and so, I have looked bulbs of white garlic from the benefits greatly from freshness and any grocery store) for cooking with
back over my recent cooking supermarket. And then a fortunate the moment it is ground, it looses normally and save a finer bottle
past and selected what I consider discovery shook the scales from flavour rapidly. With incurring of olive oil for finishing soups,
the most beneficial changes to my eyes and my cooking was any real expense, the home cook making salad dressings or drizzling Courtesy
share with other home cooks forever changed. Several vendors can acquire a small pepper mill
looking to give their food at farmer’s markets (Guelph being and some black peppercorns from
a modest jolt. no exception) will be selling garlic a bulk store with a high turnover
that looks slightly different than and notice a vast different in their
supermarket garlic. The bulbs will food quality.
be mottled with purple and this is a
very good sign. Mince, chop or rub Olive oil
this garlic against a rasp and you If you spend any time with
were surly notice that the aroma, ‘foodies’ you have most likely heard
taste and appearance of this that the quality of your olive oil is
garlic far exceed that of vastly important. That your choice
‘normal’ garlic. And in olive oil will change your food
then there will for the better or worse. And that
be no going you should spend as much as you
back. can on the stuff. They are right. But
it might be hard to really notice the
difference at first. I recommend
that if you can spare the money
(around twenty to thirty
dollars), you purchase a
nice bottle of olive
oil for yourself
(Market
Fresh in

Courtesy
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Opinion The opnions expressed herein do not


refelect the opinions of The Ontarion

Loose Cannon: When “you” are not the author


as I learned the hard way. The Copyright Modernization make available or download advocates, librarians and academics
As Editor of thecannon, I spent Act (C-32), first tabled by the copyrighted content without have also expressed concern that
a great deal of time during the Conservative government in June, authorization. digital lock protections provided in
month of September tracking down is one such attempt to address t Cap statutory damages that can Bill C-32 will stifle creativity and
users who were selling intellectual copyright reform in the modern be claim for non-commercial curtail the sharing of information
GREG BENETEAU property through the textbook age. (The last overhaul to the copyright infringement to a one- through digital mediums.

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he issue of copyright reform classifieds page. Copyright Act was introduced in time payment of between $100 While I respect the rights of
and intellectual property is Some users had even made a the 1990s). and $5000. musicians, programmers and other
one close to the hearts of business out of selling old midterms, The bill contains many provisions The Copyright Modernization creators of digital works, I suspect
many students, even if they don’t exams, lab reports, quizzes and course that attempt to bring Canada’s Act is not without its detractors. the new digital lock provision of
know it. notes that were, in fact, intellectual copyright legislation into the 21st Among the most contentious Bill C-32 comes too little, too late.
Whenever you write an exam, property belonging to the people century. Among other things, the changes are legal protections for Consumers have become quite
download a song from the internet who created them. Bill C-32 would: digital locks on CDs, DVDs, accustomed to having the “right”
or watch a movie, you’re partaking (These enterprising young t Extend the definition of e-books, and other devices made to copy music, movies and other
in the creative works of others. These individuals often filled out “Me” fair dealing, or exceptions to popular in the United States. media for personal use. Trying to
creations often require hours of under the author heading of an copyright, to include parody, Under Bill C-32, the rights of implement new restrictions – to
work to produce and incorporate the advertisement, despite the fact only satire, education and sampling companies to digitally lock out put the digital genie back in the
talents of a highly educated, modern the answers to particular questions (provided it’s not used to make consumers from copying content bottle, so to speak – will only result
workforce. were in fact created by them). profit); trump virtually all other rights in in millions of Canadians being
Although authors and publishers When confronted, many people t Legitimize “format shifting” for the bill, including fair dealing and considered criminals on paper
continue to claim exclusive rights replied the same way – they were personal use, such as uploading format shifting. rather than in practice.
to control creative content they unaware that selling other people’s music from a CD onto an MP3 Critics have slammed the new This is a debate that is likely to
own, they must also contend with work for profit was against the law. player; rules as heavy handed, claiming continue well into the current session
technologies that allow consumers As the up-and-coming generation, t Protect Internet Service Providers they will restrict Canadians of Parliament. Students would be
to easily access, copy and distribute students need to be fully aware (ISPs) from legal liability for from enjoying content they have well to follow the arguments – and
creative content, often without about copyright, and be engaged the actions of subscribers who legitimately purchased. Consumer brush up on the law.
paying creators for the privilege. in discussions about how to fairly
Sadly, many students do not seem balance the rights of producers and
to be up to speed on copyright laws, the rights of consumers. Locavore: In praise of local food.
WALTER GARRISON same product grown offshore. Each you purchase locally-raised food,

mark
Make a
Locally grown. Go local. It’s one of these reasons for buying local you are more than likely getting
cool. Try our local menu. The could be analyzed and debated at a product that is at its peak of
100-mile diet. The word “local” is length and, although by no means freshness, with maximal nutritional
fast becoming ubiquitous in the an exhaustive list, are compelling value, and are directly supporting the
marketing of food. As an example, motives to purchase local food. local economy.

of your own.
two weeks ago I wrote an article There are several members of I’m not advocating switching
for the open house the Guelph the university community that are your diet to all local sources,
Centre for Organic Farming, about active participants in the local food especially if it is financially difficult
as local as you can get for a U of movement. If you haven’t really for you. And pretty difficult to
G student, that was featured on considered how to incorporate local do for coffee drinkers. There are
After living up to the expectations the front page of The Ontarion. food into your own life, now would reasons, however, ranging from
Local is trendy. But is it really a be a good time to consider doing a personal health to societal
and demands of parents, teachers trend, or is the pendulum swinging so. Guelph is an excellent place to benefits, that hopefully will lead
and coaches, it is time to set some back to the way food was produced begin or augment this journey. Our you to consider putting more
and distributed for thousands of community is one of the leaders in local food on your plate. What is
goals of your own. How about
years previous to the advent of the local food movement within the tipping point with respect to
fast-tracking your career in a place technologies such as refrigeration? North America. There is a large local food purchases that would
I used to work as a producer- diversity of operations that either cause a significant positive impact
that offers unlimited opportunity
grower on a certified organic farm, grow, process, or sell local food for the environment and the local
and a lifestyle filled with supplying residential customers products in this area. economy? If you integrated food
FOLLOW
Mark adventure? and restaurants with custom-grown
fruits and vegetables. It seems that
It can be challenging, to be sure, to
incorporate local food into your diet.
from this region into five to ten
per cent of your diet, could that
local is the new organic. First, you have to find out where you be the difference in helping a farm
Come make your mark in the Why is local, with respect to can get it. This means you have to remain in operation or going out
and Win a Trip!
Northwest Territories, where food consumption, becoming the do a bit of research. I will do some of business and perhaps having
new/old paradigm? Many reasons. of that work by writing about local the land convert to residential or
graduate degree holders can earn
People want to know where their food sources in this column. It may commercial use, never again to be
$25,000 more per year than food comes from, who grows it, and also prove to be difficult, especially used for food production?
the national average and how it is grown. A freshly picked on a student budget, to purchase In upcoming columns, I will
tomato seems to taste better than local food on a regular basis. Food be writing about local food
where your student loan one that has been picked green and sold at farmers’ markets can be operations that are attempting to
will vanish like an artificially ripened with ethylene more expensive than purchasing the address environmental, health, and
in a reefer before being sold in a same items at a chain grocery store. socioeconomic issues facing the
ice-castle in the spring. big box store. There is a perception An Empire apple at the No Frills agri-food industry. I will discuss
that locally-produced food is will probably be cheaper than the farmers’ markets, local farms which
nutritionally superior to something same apple at the Guelph Farmers’ may or may not be certified organic,
that has travelled thousands of miles Market, so why not buy it at the big community shared agriculture
before reaching its point of purchase. box store as opposed to directly from operations, restaurants, and
In the context of globalization, the grower? Are they really the same processors including breweries which
supporting a local operation is a items? The answer is maybe. They use locally-sourced ingredients. If
tangible way that people can support could be the same genus and species, you have ideas about local food
the economy at home. The carbon have many of the same nutritional operations or issues I should review
footprint of locally-produced food attributes, and look similar, but there in future columns, please send your
may be significantly less than the are significant differences. When suggestions to me at The Ontarion.
.com Oct. 7 - 13, 2010 17
Opinion
Open Content: Too. Much. Information.
MICHAEL RIDLEY movement. Think “slow food” for other activities and goings on around can save you a lot of angst and your info stress and to know about

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ccording to a research study information (slow food is like Burger campus is quite another. And yet down-time. Service updates help too. the things that affect your e-life is to
from UC San Diego, the King in reverse). These folks advocate there are things you need to know Knowing that GryphMail is being use one the various services provided
average American consumes cutting off social media from a and know about. What to do? upgraded and offline for a few hours by CCS. However, since I’m also the
approximately 34 gigabytes of campus, turning your smartphone CCS feels your pain. CCS is the on a Sunday morning makes a big Chief Librarian as well as the CIO
information per day. That is a off on evenings and weekends, and IT services group on campus. They difference if you are trying to submit (think Chief Dork and Chief Geek)
ginormous amount of stuff. And locking out tools from your computer provide the network, Internet access, your term paper at the last possible I need to recommend all things
you thought your course reading list (or even turning it off completely). GryphMail, licensing software, and minute before the deadline. CCS Library as well. Talk to the folks in
was heavy. Information overload is a By all means, blame the messenger; much more. Not just wires, cables, also has great services that provide the Library. Get some information
common and growing problem. after all it’s the technology, not us, and all stuff digital, the CCS staff cheap (or often) free software. literacy skills, pick some good
Another study from UC Berkeley right? are the uber-geeks, and they are here So, follow CCS on Twitter information management tools (and
estimates that the amount of new In a “social experiment”Harrisburg to help. The stuff they know, and the (ccsnews) or subscribe to their learn how to use them), and lastly,
information created each year is University did block Facebook, tools and services they provide, are newsletter via the RSS feed (www. most importantly, focus. Attention
about 5 exabytes. How much is that? Twitter, MySpace, et al from the important to you. uoguelph.ca/ccs/news) or checkout is the new black. There is too much
The Library of Congress contains campus a few weeks ago. Much For example, UG is constantly their website periodically (www. stuff out there to deal with it all.
about 136 terabytes of information; (unintentional) hilarity ensued. bombarded with spam and phishing uoguelph.ca/ccs). Doing all this Focus, attention, and selectivity will
5 exabytes is equivalent to 37,000 Faculty and staff had no access, but emails (don’t,don’t,don’t reply to those would be just more overload; pick the prevent you from getting bitten by
new libraries the size of the Library students just used their phones to emails that ask for your password. one that works best for you. You can all those terabytes and exabytes.
of Congress – each year. continue accessing the services. D’oh. Don’t.). Millions of email messages even follow me (mridley). And while Michael Ridley is the Chief
Too. Much. Information. #fail. arrive at UG’s front door each day; you are at it, follow the President Information Officer (CIO) and Chief
BTW I’m quite amused that one Keeping up with your course 97% are spam and are blocked. But (UG_President); Alastair always has Librarian at the University of Guelph.
reaction to the information explosion reading is one thing (but you are that stuff that gets through, it can be something interesting to say. Contact him at mridley@uoguelph.ca or
is the rise of the “Slow Information” doing that right?). Keeping up with nasty. Updating you on these threats So I recommend one way to reduce www.uoguelph.ca/cio.

iTunes Blues
JESSICA WATKIN acceptable and even, I dare to say, scene, to wonder what has happened almost like they have no choice, no hundreds of lyrics that are now lost

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efore starting this article, I a trend, to create revenue off of to the world’s musical identity. freedom to say they like anything in a deafening bass and speeding
googled “date of Michael someone’s death. Now to be fair, most of these else. And if I’m asked who John techno track.
Jackson’s death” and believe Michael Jackson’s death was media-influenced musical artists Lennon is one more time, I’ll blow So if you’re one of those who
it or not, the first dozen articles told only logs on the fire of this MTV write some of their own music, a gasket. proclaim “Music is my life,” do me
me the exact time, whereabouts, and age. With such musical acts as Lil’ play some sort of instrument, and The thing is, the music industry a favour, go over the most recent
manor of his death. This exploitation Wayne, Justin Beiber and Ke$ha, try to have meaning in their songs. today is nothing like it was when plays on your iPod and tell me
of this eighties icon in the fast paced it’s almost hard to stomach any kind But for the most part, it’s all about such artists like the Beatles, Led if those songs reflect you as an
times of 2010 would seem peculiar, of musical media, be it the radio making the most money. It’s about Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, or individual, or are they all products
if it wasn’t due to the hype that or MTV. The new thing to do is making a song that will be the any other classic act that influenced, of your high-paced, media-
death now brings to our celebrities. be completely obsessed with hot “big hit” and that hit needs to be however distantly, pop music as we influenced culture. In such a
It baffles me that one man’s death is beats, dance tracks, explicit lyrics, bought on iTunes, heard in every know it now. There are a handful culture it’s important to know who
an expressway for pop culture. As and derogatory attitudes towards shopping mall, and played to death of new good rock bands and those you are, even if it is just musically.
if the modern-day music scene of all women in general. This causes on the radio. Popular music today aren’t deemed as popular by the “top And if you don’t know, for the
the twenty-first century wasn’t bad someone who, although involved is always marketed to the younger 40” generation. If only they could love of the Walrus, find out who
enough, now we’ve made it socially and informed on this “top 40” music generations, to the point where it’s appreciate the classic guitar or the John Lennon is.

A hidden cannon, revealed before its time


TAHLIA DYER her belongings, taking a chunk of may not have been the unveiling

A
walk onto campus is usually debris with her, and perhaps she will you wanted. As for Old Jeremiah,
how most students’ days arrive to her art tomorrow and it will it’s been a slice and I cannot wait to
begin here at the University not be any different than she left it. see your new look.
of Guelph. In a rush to the library, With Johnston gone, I sit
I see a friend carrying a huge piece
of debris, quickly saying “Hi,” in
on a nearby picnic table and
appreciate Johnston’s expression LSAT MCAT
GMAT GRE
passing. I wonder what he is carrying, of art, while embracing the chaos
not having a clue, I continue to make of the reactions, if any at all, of
my way to library. people passing by. I partake in the
Preparation Seminars
As I pass Branion Plaza it hits curiousity by exploring the cannon;
me, I finally make the connection the barrel is almost completely
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longer surrounded by the privacy bare cannon, and the close to 30 • Proven Test-Taking Strategies
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least a week. Then to my surprise, Megan Verhey Part of me wants to sit here all • Comprehensive Study Materials
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Dawn Johnston, working away on noticing, while some stop to watch and I quote, “I don’t want people not my place. Let’s hope that despite
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to her privacy enclosure. such as being infuriated and walk to library with this in mind. Dawn Johnston to complete her • Personal Tutoring Available
I am not sure what to make of outraged by the act of vandalism, at It’s now around six in the evening, vision for this historical object. Just • Thousands of Satisfied Students
this premature unveiling, as I have the same time curious and inspired I am on my way to the University let it be. I glance at the time and it’s
been following stories about this seeing Johnston’s work. I recall Centre to grab a dose of caffeine and time to go. The sun will set and all OXFORD SEMINARS
particular art project of Johnston’s. one of the articles I read called Johnston’s packing up for the day, I can do is hope, like Johnston, that
Reactions vary between students; “Cannon gets a Makeover” written she attempts to enclose the cannon this monument will be left alone.
1-800-269-6719
416-924-3240
for some curiousity peeks as they by Susan Bubak, which included an but the east side of the cannon Thanks for sharing and for the www.oxfordseminars.ca
pass, for others pass without interview with Johnston, who said, remains exposed. Johnston gathers inspiration, Johnston, although it
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where their student fees are going, Most, if not all, of the referendum vote to decide whether Take some time to learn about what
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which organizations are recipients organizations and groups that or not the athletic department is being voted on in referendum
of this money or even that they pay receive our student fees make the would be able to collect more instead of just clicking yes with no Editorial Staff:
them at all. The Ontarion urges all most of that money and make their money from student fees to fund background knowledge. Editor-in-chief
students to know how their student budgets transparent for anyone who the building of a new athletic centre This very paper that you’re Nicole Elsasser
fees are being dispersed. Student wishes it to be. But on principle, facility. The students voted yes and currently reading is run partially on News Editor
fees are mandatory so should you the student should take interest athletics was allowed to increase the student fees and therefore you have Kelsey Rideout
Arts & Culture Editor
not be aware of where your money in the money they have paid in student fees they collect to fund the the right to consider it your own
Josh Doyle
is going and how the fees you pay student fees and expect that the new athletic centre project. While student newspaper by coming out to Sports & Health Editor
are being used? organizations and groups should be the new facility that students are volunteer and creatively contribute Justin Dunk
If you, like many of your peers, held accountable for how they spend currently paying for will certainly to your student newspaper.
do not know where your student the fees they receive from students. benefit the U of G students of the So, next time you have a moment, Production Staff:
fees are going, go to Webadvisor Students should be able to demand future, many have pointed out that head over to Webadvisor and have a Photo & graphics editor
and check it out. This information that their fees are used responsibly. the students who voted in favour look at where your student fees are Megan Verhey
is easily accessible for all. But most simply don’t care. of the increased fees may remain going and which organizations and Ad designer
The importance of knowing how Recently, the Gryphon dome ignorant to exactly where and what groups you are able to support with Anne Tabata
Layout Director
the various student fees are allotted located by East residence has been the money was going towards, it. Feel free to take a little pride in
Alison Tibbles
will be different to each person. But closed down for inspection. There is despite having voted in favour of it. it. But most of all, just be aware of
consider the level of responsibility a report that the structure is unable Of course it’s great that there where your money’s going. Office Staff:
that the taxpayer demands of their to handle strong winds, snow and will be a brand new athletic centre Like a grown-up. Business manager
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RE: GIVING THANKS FOR As Thanksgiving approaches, must listen to, acknowledge The Ontarion reserves the Chris Hamelin
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During this month of giving yourself: “Why not?” Please of our racialized sisters and deemed sexist, racist, homophobic, President
thanks, I would like to thank book an appointment today by brothers in order to become the able-ist, advertorial, libelous or David Evans
the dedicated blood donors calling 1-888-2-DONATE allies we MUST be. Racism is a otherwise oppressive or unfit for Chairperson
and volunteers of Guelph who (1-888-236-6283). matter of life and death. If your publication as determined by the Timothy McBride
attended and volunteered at Thank you for helping save lives. privilege affords you the luxury Editor in Chief. Letters must be Treasurer
local clinics so far this year. Sincerely, of not having had to know that kept to a maximum of 300 words. Curtis Van Laecke
The need for blood is always Steven McLean personally, your awakening and We will edit longer letters at our Secretary
ongoing. Two years ago, when I voice and strength is urgently discretion. Joanna Sulzycki
Directors
was 17, I was rushed to hospital needed in this struggle. All letters must include a full
Matthew French
for a major gastrointestinal We’ve had a spat of racist graffiti Anastasia Zavarella name and phone number (#’s not Andrew Goloida
haemorrhage. I received eight on campus in the first month of CSA Local Affairs Commissioner published), including those which James Hawkins
units of blood, recovering over the school and every one of us ought are intended to remain anonymous. Lisa McLean
next few days. I was on a no solids to be enraged about it. We should The Ontarion may occasionally Marshal McLernon
diet for five days so I wouldn’t be absolutely livid and ready to act. Letters to the Editor print anonymous letters when Antik Dey
bleed again. It happened anyway. Now, just to be clear, I’m white. Deadline for letters: personal safety is an issue.
My blood pressure dropped from I’m a person with white privilege, Mondays @ 2PM ontarion@uoguelph.ca Contributors
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120 over 80 to 50 over something. so I had the luxury of being Greg Beneteau
They couldn’t measure the second
number. I received another eight
shocked when, just a few hours
into move-in day, racist graffiti Comic Rashaad Bhamjee
Heather Carson
Samantha Dewaele
units of blood and stayed on appeared in South Residence.
Andrew Donovan
the no solids diet for another Racism exists every day, whether
Pam Duynstee
six days. They then performed white students of this campus see Tahlia Dyer
a shunting operation, requiring it or not, we must acknowledge it Walter Garrison
another three units. Over my life, and call out racist behaviour and Josh Gauci
due to chronic health problems, language. White people, I mean Alicja Grzadkowska
Kirsty Juurakko
I’ve received a total of between it! We need to call this stuff out!
Andrea Lamarre
70 and 100 units of blood. Our silence not only forces our Jamie MacDonald
The need for blood doesn’t take a racialized sisters and brothers Patrick McEachnie
break over long weekends. While to take on this struggle alone, Leigh McSwan
there is a continuous need for all but also condones racism. Every Sasha Odesse
Beth Purdon-McLellan
blood types, there is currently a time we let a racist comment
Marianne Pointner
greater need for blood donors from a colleague, friend or family Michael Ridley
with O-negative blood. If a member slide the message sent is Jessica Watkin
hospital patient requires a blood that it’s okay. We must confront The Ontarion is a non-profit organization governed by
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Across 52. Born 22. Supplants
13 14 15 16 1. Indonesian island 54. “____ didn’t say bananas?” 25. Globes
5. Emcee 62. Margaret Mitchell setting 26. Bravery
17 18 19
9. Unsolicited e-mails 63. Modern quills 27. Habituate
20 21 22 13. Mark 64. Digression 29. Portaging need
15. Opera part 66. Muslim priest 30. Actress Garbo
23 24
16. Trawler’s catch 67. Ontario’s neighbour 32. Part of ppm
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 17. Social tier 68. Always antonym 33. Elicit
18. Tragic king 69. Consumer’s delight 34. Design transfer
35 36 37 38
19. Actor Alda 70. Fast planes: abbr. 36. Is in a tableau
39 40 41 42 20. Winfrey’s pigment? 71. Beloved 38. Credit’s counterpart
23. And not 40. Japanese delicacy
43 44 45
24. ____ better to be silent… Down 41. Commotion
46 47 48 49 25. Roman poet 1. T.V. station 42. Wasp weapon
28. Notable bounty hunter 2. I smell ____ 47. French desserts
50 51 52 53
31. Hoodwinked 3. Whip strike 49. Halted
54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 35. Was in track 4. Plan 51. Australian rock
36. Bosc or El Dorado 5. Vestibule 53. Enthusiasm
62 63 64 65
37. Counselled 6. Bread spread 54. Singer Redding
66 67 68 39. Conifer option? 7. Initiate 55. Hindu idol
43. Biblical plague 8. Dormant 56. Russian sea
69 70 71
44. Small birds 9. Hollywood accolade 57. Identifier
45. Taxi 10. Fruit flesh 58. “Jump ____”
By Krystian Imgrund 46. Archaeologist’s find 11. Nit-picky 59. Applications
48. Singer DiFranco 12. Horse feature 60. Plunge

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14. Geometric art style
21. Mandate
61. Light bulb illuminator
65. Mistake
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