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March 1st 2012

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he University of Guelph’s Independent Student Newspaper 
.
thursday, march st, 
www.theontarion.com
Idx
s & le
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os & Healh
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o
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ossod
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lassed
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oy Lsgs
t Isss
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up
tk
t
gryon olen  nionl mioni
chris muller
Tis past weekend the wrestlingteam competed in the CIS cham-pionships at Lakehead University
 T B.
It was a successul day or both themen and women, fnishing sixth and
 v, pv.O  ’ , J Fzg-   130kg g , Jk
Jagas in the 82kg, and Mathieu Des-chatelets also o the 82kg class took
 v ;   
later named to the second-team all
C q. Rg  
results or the men was Kevin Iwasa-
Mg  f   bz   82kg g .
Te women’s golden perormanc-
es came rom Allison Leslie in the67kg weight class and frst yearMadison Parks, competing in the
51kg division. Leslie and Parks were
also named as frst-team all Cana-dians, and Parks was later namedemale rookie o the year. Kelsey
Gsell added a bronze medal in the82kg division to her collection, to-
g  Gp   v   .
Park’s breakout year came o little
surprise to Coach Doug Cox, whohas come to expect the elite per-ormance o a young star on the
v’ q.
“She had a good day and she really
pp p,”  Cx.W  p g  A L, Pk  k  f
the leadership role Leslie valuably
pv     .
Despite the success, Cox believesthat there’s room or improvement
  b.
“Judging by the perormances this
, [ ]  b b x,”  Cx.
Tis idea is echoed by medal-
 Jk Jg. “A    
medalists will be back or at least
one more year, each o them having
 g   g  -. O ’  kg  ,”  Jg.
“Tey need to reocus, but we need
 gv     p
break so they can be hungry again,”
 Cx.
Tat break was short-lived as the
  bk  k  M
and is in the process o preparing
or an open meet later in March. Te
Gp   v  -      BkUv   p   
help eliminate the bittersweet fnish
  v .
In the growing wrestling cultureo Ontario universities, Guelph will
look to become one o wrestling’s
   g . I  -
pressions o Cox and Jagas are any
indicator, the best is yet to come or
 Gp.
Te gel gryon relin em   el eeken  cIs,i e omen’ em fniin or n e men’ em ix overll.
J Ids
dvi Mirvi
 
   g
arim oucher
On Mar. 31 2011, the University o 
Guelph’s Senate began the pro-cess o fnding new candidates
 C   v.
A need or the position to be flled
   g  P-
mela Wallin, previous chancellor
 M. 2007.
Wallin stepped down romthe position due to increasingresponsibilities in the Canadi-
 S.“T  b    
rewarding experiences o my lie,”
 W. “T  
our uture and our most impor-
tant natural resource, and toshare their moment o success
  pg.”O Fb. 13, Dv Mv, C-
nadian art collector, art dealerand theatre producer, was en-dorsed by the University o Guelph’s Senate to be the new
pp .
David Mirvish is well knownor his involvement in the arts.
SEE
chancellor
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(Huffington Post)
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T b  b vg   b.P Bg OKv Pg    v  g g   $15 .C g, -     ,  p      p, b v    -. W  pb  g, Pg  pp  b  k p g  p  b  – pg    j . T  p   v p      b,    bgv b  .
(CBC)
s    
T  C C v  M. 15   k    v Spp Av. E. T  p   b      g, bvg . T    k M Rb F’ p x  Spp b ,    F’ - p. I J, F   pv C C g     pv  g -bg v - p    g b. Hv, pv gv -  F   v   v  C-,    ’ $8.b C x p.
(heStar)Compiled by Beth Purdon-McLellan 
d  i vi  i vi
alica radowsa
O Fb. 2,    g    
o Reading Week, the Guelph Wel-
g H C (GWHC)
organized a rally outside o Liz
Sandals’s oce at 173 Woolwich St.
 p  D p.
Te report, which was released onFeb. 15, advises the government o 
Ontario to make necessary cuts
  pv bg  
to reduce the province’s signi-icant defcit, which is currently
the highest out o all the Canadian
pv.
Many o the report’s recom-
mendations target the education
and healthcare systems, as well
as other social services. Increasing
class sizes in elementary schoolsand high schools, eliminating
 O C Eg Bf,
and capping growth o healthcare
spending at 2.5 per cent or the
next fve to six years are just a ew
  p’ pp.
At the rally, the GWHC and anumber o community mem-
bers showed their disapproval or
D’ gg.
“All the fgures show that gov-ernment spending is not out o control because o its spendingon hospitals and medical care,”said Magee McGuire, the chairo the GWHC. “In act, we have
decreased spending on health ser-
v    g  
the Liberals have been in power. So
   gv 
when they say that the services
  xpv?”
Seniors, individuals with lowincomes, and those who rely on
social assistance will be especially
aected by the changes to gov-
 pg   p’
recommendations are approved.However, university students in
Ontario are also not immune to the
report. Despite its recent imple-
mentation, the 30 per cent tuition
rebate is on Drummond’s list o 
gg bk.
McGuire hopes that post-sec-
   b v ppg  p.
“We want the university crowd
to be invested in their uture, andthe uture o healthcare,” said Mc-
Guire. She added that the GWHC is
pg  gz  -
tion blitz at the end o March. Te
blitz will aim to encourage stu-
dents, as well as members o the
community, to take action against
the report by inorming them o 
 p’ gg.
Liz Sandals responded to theGWHC’s recent rally with a gen-
eral statement, saying that she will
take the Coalition’s concerns to
 M  H.“W’ gg pp   
MPP to say that they absolutely do
not accept many parts o Drum-mond’s report,” said McGuire.
“Tere must be a collaborative e-
ort to take some responsibility or
our healthcare and educational
v.”
s  wi’ w   vi 
arim oucher
For budding writing enthusiasts,
g k  v p-    pp 
catch up on some much need-ed sleep. From Feb. 23-24, the
University o Guelph Library and
Writing Services opened their
doors to anyone with a passion or
g,     b-g p  k.
his is the second year theprogram has run, and is due totake place over reading week
. I pkg  JS,   g 
at Writing Services and one o theorganizers o this year’s event, it
b       vg v -
ing course. Salter expressed that
 W’ Wkp   -
bration o writing, and writer’s
on campus, bringing together ac-
ademic, proessional, and creative
writing styles in an attempt todraw together both the campus
    g.
“We can make writing a less sol-
 xp,   
there’s a community o writers
 ,”  S.
he program consisted o eight
workshop sessions, each designed
to give participants a unique look
on a particular medium o writ-ing. Bringing together writingstyles such as newspapers and
gz, ,  p-
pers and even social media, the
Writer’s Workshop would quickly
       -
markable opportunity to broaden
 z.
“We tried to cover a broad range
o dierent writing genres, andstaged it so that they were set
p,”  S. “ W 
what we do in dierent ways,
 pv  pp 
students to learn how to write
academically, proessionally, and
v.”
For Michelle Di Cintio, a stu-
dent who attended the workshop
titled You Can Write or Maga-zines and Newspapers, these
   .
“I think more students should
know about them because I think
they expect them to be reallyboring and that no one will bethere,” said Di Cintio. “But itwas really interesting and very
v.”
he workshop only takes place
once a year, so students who miss
it will unortunately have to wait
until next year i they wish toattend. Luckily there are stillopportunities available to helpdevelop ones writing. WritingServices is available to all stu-dents, and can be accessed in
Lb    .
wi  ii i i    i Mp, i s,    d.
Vss tIgItsy
nw
.
march st – th, 

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