Archive for July, 2012

Successful Centennial alumni shows us what he’s got
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Kyle Surowicz was featured in the magazine Assent has filmed for CTV, in Toronto, New York and Vancouver

By Victoria Gray

Never stop pushing forward. The working world can seem like a line-up, and if you step out the person behind you will take your place.

Kyle Surowicz, 21 graduated from Centennial College’s Broadcasting and Film program in June 2009.

He can’t stop pushing if he wants to get ahead.

“Just keep going, and keep dreaming… Keep your thoughts and your mind alive because it is...

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College’s future uncertain after strike vote
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Photo by Jacqueline Delange/Courier Staff. Professor Sheldon Reisler (left) votes on the mandate to strike at CCC while professor David McCarthy (right) mans the voting booth.

By Courtney Kraik

After students returned for their winter semester, the atmosphere in the hallways echoed a quiet anxiety.

Ontario’s college faculty, represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union (OPSEU), voted in favour of exercising their right to strike. This vote set into motion the possibility for a province wide work-stop, affecting...

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20 minute workout from home
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By Zenaira Ali
If you’re too busy to go to the gym and don’t have a lot of equipment at home, this is the workout for you.
Centennial College’s Fitness Services consultant Joshua Delgado came up with a 20-minute workout you can do from the comfort of your own home. He suggests doing this workout three to six times a week.
In between each step, take a 45-60 second break. For a more intense workout, take shorter breaks. For the steps below, do two to three sets and 12-15 reps each (except for planking).
WARMING UP: Always warm up before exercising.
Take five to 10 minutes to move all of your limbs around. Delgado says it...

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Fashionable at the gym!
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By Rebecca Steckham

Lululemon Athletica is a popular specialty-clothing store that offers a wide range of pieces to dress you for your choice of fitness. Their clothing is designed for all kinds of people, all kinds of sizes and all kinds of fitness.

A Lululemon associate says that the clothing is made with technical fabrics so that it’s designed for comfort no matter what activity you are engaged in whether it be yoga, running...

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Colt rookie of the year
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By Zenaira Ali
It’s been quite a year for Centennial Colt Tristan Stern. He was named OCAA rookie of the year, Colt rookie of the year and team MVP.
“I was quite surprised because there are a lot of great players in the league,” he said. “I really didn’t think I was going to get rookie of the year.”
Stern was quick to dismiss any praise.
“I didn’t feel like I was MVP. I just felt like I had to do what the coach told me to do,” he said. “I don’t think I was a real visual leader on the court. I led a little...

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CCAA international student ruling
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By Zenaira Ali
According to the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), at least five out of six players on a basketball, soccer or volleyball team must be Canadian.
Essentially, the rule affects the number of players suiting up for a specific game.
Steve McLaughlin, Manager of Athletics at Centennial College, said this school has not encountered a problem with this rule.
But Holland College, located in Prince Edward Island, has started a campaign to change it.
“There is a move afoot to decrease the numbers,” McLaughlin said. “But it’s not something the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) is pressing.”

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