Six Ravens taken in 2017 CFL Draft

Six Carleton Ravens football players were selected in the 2017 CFL Draft, which took place on May 7 in Toronto. Wide receiver Nate Behar was the first Raven picked, selected fifth overall by the Edmonton Eskimos. Ranked ninth in the CFL Scouting Bureau’s prospect list heading into the draft, Behar was the second receiver taken, only trailing McMaster’s Daniel Vandervoort. Tunde Adeleke was the next Raven selected, taken by the Calgary Stampeders in the third round. The defensive back made his mark at the 2017 CFL Combine, where he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.58 seconds, the fastest of any participant this year. Fellow defensive back Nathaniel Hamlin went next to the B.C. Lions in the fourth round, while center Zach Annen was […]

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Students respond to draft sexual violence policy

Carleton has received feedback from various campus stakeholders on the first draft of its standalone sexual violence policy, which was released to the public on Oct. 6. A student-written open letter that outlines five key recommendations for changes to the draft has been signed by individual members of the Carleton community and several student organizations, including the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA), the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA), and student representatives on the Board of Governors (BoG). As of Nov. 1, the letter has been signed by 45 student groups and 278 individuals. The letter recommends the draft be reviewed to clarify, expand, remove, and strengthen various parts of the policy. Specifically, the letter calls for the establishment of a review […]

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Carleton releases new draft of sexual violence policy to students, includes term “rape culture”

Carleton released a revised draft of its sexual violence policy on Oct. 6 in an email to students, and is now looking to collect feedback on the policy. Feedback will be collected from students until the end of the month, after which a final draft will go to the university’s Board of Governors for approval in December. Consultations on the policy have been ongoing since the spring—other than a hiatus over the summer—to get input from community groups on what the policy should entail. The recently released draft policy is longer than the one from March, and has also been restructured, said Jen Sugar, director of student affairs at Carleton. The changes were necessary after the Ontario government released additional […]

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