Wild card selection process must change

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Wild card selection is based on 10 objective criteria including overall record, number of weeks as a top-10 team and record versus other conferences. This format does not allow for the quality of a team’s opponents to be properly considered.

Photog gets ahead

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Faubert’s one-man business, which he formed seven months ago, has found success by filling a niche in the photo industry. Faubert uses his own materials and the equipment in the labs of the image arts building. Unlike most studio photographers, he only offers one product—black and white headshots.

Rye joins equipment donation drive

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By Natalie Alcoba
Old sports equipment from Ryerson students is being sent to the Northwest Territories as part of a new program to help some poverty-stricken towns.
The program is called Sports Partnership between Universities and Northern Communities (SPUNC) and was started by the daughters of Ryerson data librarian Sue Giles. Audrey Giles, a student at Queen’s, and Sarah Giles, a student at Dalhousie, developed the program after spending a summer working in the Northwest Territories and witnessing the effects of poverty in person.
Ryerson is one of eight universities participating by gathering equipment from varsity teams and other members of the community.
Ryerson liaison for the program Malia Herold, a third-year new media student is asking students and faculty to donate old equipment they don’t need. This will add to what’s already been compiled by varsity teams and the RAC. She said there will be an equipment drop-off box at the entrance of the RAC from Wednesday, March 15 to the end of March.
A member of Ryerson soccer and squash teams, Herold believes sports can give people more confidence and hopes the Ryerson community will rise to the challenge of helping others.
“So many of have so much,” she said. “I know someone has an old basketball in their garage. Why have it sitting there, or thrown out if other kids can use it?”
Any equipment is appreciated, but basketball volleyballs, footballs, old skates, soccer shin pads or hockey is especially needed.

Women hoopsters face rebuilding this year

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This year after Ryerson bowed out to Laurentian in the semifinals, the scene was pretty much the same, only Muller had a more positive message. The native of Cluj-Napoca, Romania is still seeking a pro contract with a European team so she can be close to her family and help them financially.

Real men wear loincloths

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“[This year’s designers] are trying to move men away from the pre-existing thought-patterns concerning fashion,” says Janelle Cagodan, one of the designers featured the show. She says guys need to be more conservative” Kelly says. “If a man wear something that’s too flamboyant,he tends to be teased about it.” 

Wycik residents to vote on rent hike

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Residents who attend the co-op’s annual general meeting Wednesday will be able to vote on the motion to raise monthly fees for each member. The raise would generate $300,000 for repairs to the 30-year-old east wall of the building.

Student loan shake-up

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The government’s offer of more cash wasn’t enough for the Bank of Nova Scotia. After Scotia refused the deal, the two other major banks involved with student loans—the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Royal Bank—also withdrew.