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New initiative aims to help student athletes living with mental illness Photo credit: Tina Wallace Two former university athletes work together to combat issues with mental health in sports. Former University of Ottawa student Samantha DeLenardo and current Carleton University student Krista Van Slingerland launched the Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative (SAMHI) on March 15 in …

Gee-Gees dance team heads into competition season Photo credit: Tina Wallace Whether it’s at competitions, showcases, or at halftime, the Gee-Gees dance team represents the garnet and grey just as much as the school’s varsity teams. The team is united not only by their school spirit, but also by their desire to compete, improve their …

Own the cold with a flurry of sports and activies on the calendar this month Photos courtesy of Richard Whittaker, SFUO, and Marc Jan The month of January has far more to offer in terms of entertainment than white powdery snow and chilly breezes. To keep you active, or at the very least entertained, the …

Men’s basketball, swim team head into second semester strong Men’s basketball The Gee-Gees men’s basketball team had a successful winter break, winning all three of their games at the Wesmen Classic tournament at the University of Winnipeg to take the championship. The Gee-Gees, the number two ranked team in the country, defeated the tournament hosts …

Basketball and hockey teams lead into 2014 with success Men’s basketball Many Gee-Gees competed and trained throughout the holidays while the rest of us stuffed our bellies with turkey and chocolates. The men’s basketball team travelled to the cold of Winnipeg after Christmas to compete in the Wesmen Classic at the University of Winnipeg. Fourth-year …

In university, playing for a varsity team is typically the highlight of an athlete’s career, however there are a few that go on to make their dreams a reality and play at a professional level.

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