Women’s basketball wins first OUA title in program history

For the first time in program history, the Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team are the reigning Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Champions, as they defeated the Queen’s Gaels by a score of 49-41 in the OUA Gold Medal game in Kingston on March 4. “Obviously, it’s something we’ve been striving for for a number of years with the program,” Ravens head coach Taffe Charles said after the game. The win marked the 21st straight victory for the Ravens, as they haven’t lost since a season opening defeat against the Algoma Thunderbirds on Nov. 18. Heading into the game, the Ravens were also the only OUA team to defeat Queen’s this season, as they foiled the Gaels’ hopes for an undefeated season […]

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Women’s basketball clinches trip to Nationals

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team added new pages to the record books, as they defeated the McMaster Marauders by a score of 55-54 on Mar. 3 to advance to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Gold Medal game, and clinch a trip to the U SPORTS women’s basketball Final 8. Ahead of Nationals, the Ravens will return to the hardwood on Mar. 4 when they take on the Queen’s Gaels in Kingston, in hopes of winning the OUA Gold Medal. Against the Marauders, the Ravens found themselves in a tightly contested match-up from the beginning, as they trailed by a point after the first quarter. Carleton found themselves on the opposite end of familiar territory, as they held a one point […]

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Q + A: Cole Miller of Twelve Barrels Whisky

At 16, Carleton cognitive science student Cole Miller began brewing his own wine underneath his bed. After his parents caught him, he took his operations outside, and began to produce beer and eventually, whisky. Now the 21-year-old is running his own business, Twelve Barrels, and he appeared on an episode of CBC’s Dragons Den that aired last week. The Charlatan spoke to Miller about his experience with brewing, his business experience, and his time in the Den. The Charlatan (TC): On the show, you said you were making wine when you were 16 years old. What inspired you to do that, and how did you figure out how to make wine at that age? Cole Miller (CM): What got me […]

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Women’s hockey adds first recruit for next season

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team has announced this first recruit for the 2017/18 season. Cassey Corriveau, a 19-year-old defenceman that plays for the Patriotes du Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel (CÉGEP) de St-Laurent, will join the Ravens line-up in the fall. “She is going to bring depth to our hockey team,” said Ravens head coach Pierre Alain. “She is making a very good first pass as a [defenceman] so she will help our team on breakouts for sure. “Also she has a rocket shot, she has a very heavy, and on-net shot,” he said. Through 19 games with the Patriotes this season, Corriveau has scored a goal, and added three assists. Alain said he initially believed Corriveau planned to […]

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Men’s hockey beats U of O, falls in Montreal

The Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team split a pair of road games this past weekend.  On Feb. 2, the Ravens traveled across the city to take on their rivals, the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees and prevailed in a 3-2 overtime win. Two days later, Carleton traveled to Montreal to take on the McGill Redmen, but fell in a 2-1 loss. The Ravens opened the scoring against U of O midway through the first period when Ravens forward Brent Norris was able to deflect a point shot from Justin Stevens and send it past Gee-Gees goaltender Graham Hunt. The Gee-Gees’ offence ignited in the second period when they gained the lead. U of O defender Michael Poirier was able […]

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