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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Women’s basketball wins four straight

  Back from a two-game road trip, the Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team extended its winning streak, when they defeated the Brock Badgers by a score of 73-49 at the Ravens’ Nest. “I thought we played hard, I don’t think we played particularly well,” Ravens head coach Taffe Charles said. “I think at the end of the day, I was hoping as a group we would play a lot better, but I thought we played hard enough [and] we were happy to be back at home.” The Ravens shot 50 per cent from the field in the first quarter and were aided by five Brock turnovers. Despite Carleton’s efficiency shooting the ball and Brock’s sloppiness, the Badgers only trailed by […]

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CUSA adds microwaves on campus

The Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) recently purchased 12 microwaves and is planning to place them around campus for students to use. While the locations have yet to be finalized, the microwaves are expected to be placed in most academic buildings, including Richcraft Hall, the Loeb Building, and the Canal Building. CUSA president Fahd Alhattab said he believes the microwaves are a good investment and address something that students have been asking for. “Lots of students said it during our Student Union Building consultations, ‘Hey can we get microwaves,’” Alhattab said. “This is something we can do without a building . . . [and] it was mentioned on the campaign floor last year as a promise to have more accessible microwaves.” Alhattab said […]

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Ravens football player suspended for doping

Daniel McNicoll, a defensive back with the Carleton Ravens football team, has received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation, according to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES). “It’s been very disappointing . . . We’ve done a lot in terms of educating our student athletes on banned substances, the use of them, the health risks as well as the legal risks and their impact on their sport,” said Jennifer Brenning, Carleton’s director of recreation and athletics. A press release from the CCES noted a urine sample collected on Oct. 1, 2015 revealed a presence of D- and L- amphetamine. “What he had indicated to us is that he had taken Adderall, which is used for—Im not […]

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Women’s hockey upsets Carabins for second time

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team continued to set program records this season, as they defeated the Université de Montréal (U of M) Carabins by a score of 2-1. The win marked the first time the Ravens defeated the Carabins twice in one season. Ravens head coach Pierre Alain said the win was a “team win,” because the Ravens were able to limit U of M to only one goal on 53 shots. “Defensively we played very well, we took care of their sticks, and blocked a lot of shots,” he said. “Defensively, [it] was one of our best games of the season.” Following a scoreless first period, Ravens forward Hannah Dinovitzer opened the scoring with a bardown shot midway […]

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