Competition seeks new ideas from Ontario students

The Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) has launched a competition called Cities of Tomorrow. Teams of one to five students are invited to submit a written proposal of a maximum of 2,500 words which outlines an urban technology, process, or policy program that addresses common problems large cities often face. The proposals could pertain to nearly anything, whether transportation, infrastructure, business, or emergency services. Winning teams will be presented with a total of $50,000 in cash. Jeff Lehman, mayor of Barrie and chairman of LUMCO, is the leading force behind the initiative. He said university and college campuses are a great place to look for innovative new ideas. “One of the things I find often when I’m dealing […]

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Men’s basketball bounces back with two wins

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team had a successful weekend of home games Jan. 16-17, defeating both the Guelph Gryphons and Lakehead Thunderwolves at home. The Ravens easily beat the Gryphons with a final score of 101-59. The Scrubb brothers were a force to be reckoned with, with Phil leading the team with 22 points and six assists, and Thomas ended up with 21 points and four rebounds. The game began with relatively even play as the Gryphons held their own, but by the end of the first quarter, the floodgates had opened and the Ravens began sinking basket after basket. Carleton was up 21-15 after the first quarter and the gap kept building to make it 49-19 after the […]

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Thirteen years of good lit for In/Words

In/Words Magazine celebrated its 13th year in publication at Pressed Café Sept. 13, bringing a crowd of those who most cherish the written word to a cozy and inspiring environment. In/Words Magazine & Press was founded in 2001 by professor Collett Tracey and has grown into a unique and thought-provoking production. Run mainly by Carleton University students and graduates, the magazine lets Carleton students get their work out there and circulating through the community. “Community is an absolute necessity for all writers—that they support and protect us and believe in the value of what we’re doing,” Tracey said. To celebrate its success, In/Words held an intimate performing arts showcase. The event featured artists of varied artistic backgrounds, including poets and […]

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