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Message from Andrew Turner, Director of Residential Life

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Students returning from a long weekend always looked refreshed and ready to tackle the next leg of the UCC journey. This week there’s been plenty of opportunity for athletes to attend winter term try-outs. Large numbers of students have turned out for basketball and hockey try-outs; the winter term also features the opportunity to begin winter training for the rowing program, leading up to the March break. Squash is also a popular winter term activity for boys who prefer racket sports.

Plenty of weekend program options are on the horizon. Tonight Heather Crawford is taking 14 students to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, on Friday Courtney Turner is one faculty advisers acting as a judge in the annual Rao Cup Debating competition between Seaton’s and Wedd’s. On Saturday Mr. Maurovich is taking a group downtown to do some shopping at the Eaton’s Centre. Next week’s feature activity will see boarders supporting the UCC fall play True West.

To combat the inevitable sickness that occurs with a change of season and the mad dash toward December exams, the health centre has been putting on a big push for boarders to receive the flu shot. Anna Gryszkiewicz has been setting up shop in the upper dining room, making it easy for our boarders to receive it. It would be helpful if you’d remind your son to visit the health centre in the coming days; the more people receiving the flu shot, the less likely anyone gets sick for an extended period.