Men’s basketball dominates U of O in first matchup of season

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team beat their cross-town rival the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees 74-53 at home on Nov. 14. Ravens guards Yasiin Joseph and Munis Tutu led the way offensively with 21 and 17 points respectively. Sean Stoqua led the U of O with 15 points and four rebounds. The game got off to a tight and intense start, as the Ravens pressed the Gee-Gees early and often. A Calvin Epistola jump shot and a Stoqua three-pointer gave the visitors an early 7-2 edge. Tutu scored Carleton’s first nine points. He drove to the basket and scored to put the Ravens on top 9-7 before being replaced by Joseph. Joseph picked up the offence from […]

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Women’s hockey wins at home against McGill

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey beat the visiting McGill Martlets 3-1 on Nov. 10. It was the Ravens’ first game after a long two-week break as both sides traded chances in a scoreless first period. Carleton forward Hannah Dinovitzer hit the post five minutes in while McGill’s Stephanie Desjardins’ shot missed wide in front of the net shortly afterwards. Ravens forward Katia Boulianne was stopped by Martlets goalie Tricia Deguire on a two-on-one break as McGill outshot Carleton 9-6 after the first 20 minutes. The Martlets opened the scoring as defenseman Cassidy Bell’s point shot snuck in past goalie Katelyn Steele through traffic two minutes into the second period. McGill continued peppering Carleton with shots from the blue line but […]

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Women’s basketball continues winning streak

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team kept their undefeated record with a 66-36 victory over the rival University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees on Nov. 14. The Ravens are currently in first place in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East division at 5-0. The team started strong defensively, with Carleton coming out to a 13-2 lead. Nicole Gilmore found Catherine Traer from beyond the arc to open the scoring. Traer also drove for a basket to make it 5-0. Traer, a former Gee-Gee, led both teams in scoring with 18 points in 26 minutes. Ravens forward Alyssa Cerino notched seven of her nine points in the first half. She finished in the post to make it 9-2. The Gee-Gees […]

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Carleton changes examination regulations

Carleton has recently made changes to its examination regulations that will be implemented beginning in the fall exam period. Course outlines are now required to list information about tests and exams held outside of “regular designated class time.” Take-home examinations will be formally scheduled if the exam is not assigned on or before the last day of classes.  According to Howard Nemiroff, Chair of the Senate Committee on Curriculum, Admissions and Studies Policy at Carleton, having tests that are scheduled outside of class time listed in course outlines makes the examination process more transparent and fair for students. He said the take-home examination change is also meant to help students avoid examination conflicts. Another major change is that students can also no […]

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Carleton pilots online mental health service

Carleton’s Health and Counselling Services will be piloting Therapy Assisted Online (TAO)—an online self-help and mental health support program—over the course of the academic year. The platform provides online counselling and self-help modules to students unable or unwilling to go to the university’s Health and Counselling Services, according to Michelle Baulch, a TAO counsellor and assistant manager of student success and advising. She said Carleton launched the service in late October. According to Baulch, students requested the service and Carleton’s student mental health framework—which was updated last year—recommended online support. “We know that not all students need face-to-face counselling so, we really wanted to make sure that we were offering different kinds of support for different kinds of needs,” she […]

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