Ravens baseball seeks a change in team culture

Carleton Ravens baseball has sky-high aspirations for where they want their team to go, starting with more public recognition and more support from the university. They are striving to be a more reputable athletic program and behind their head coach and president, they plan on achieving it. Despite playing a vastly popular sport in Canada, the team is classified as a competitive club at Carleton, having yet to reach varsity status. Varsity clubs are given more funding from the university, and generally receive more attention from both the university’s students and the general public. Carleton currently has 15 varsity teams and 18 competitive clubs listed on its website. As well, most competitive clubs have to leave the bulk of team […]

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CUSA cancels Ravens Gala due to poor sales, alleged mismanagement

Due to low ticket sales and poor turnout last year, the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) is cancelling this year’s Ravens Gala, a year-end formal event. The ticket sales were lower than expected and CUSA took a loss in 2016, according to Zameer Masjedee, CUSA vice-president (student life). This is after the galas held from 2013 to 2015 sold out and broke even. “When we came into this year, we wanted to make sure that we had a successful event, but it wasn’t an event that put us in the hole,” he said of the decision to cancel. According to CUSA president Fahd Alhattab, about 150 to 200 people attended last year’s gala, while 300 students attended in 2015. The 2016 gala was held at the Canadian Museum […]

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