Monday, October 26, 2009

Get Started, Athletes for Africa, Eat Local!, Varsity Blues Soccer

October 15th, 2009
Guests on the Show:

1. Curtis Cole from the Academic Advising & Career Centre

To lead off the show Gavin and Curtis Cole from the Academic Advising & Career Centre discussed "Get Started", an early academic orientation program designed to help new students feel comfortable with their options and opportunities.

2. Adrian Bradbury, Athletes for Africa

Also on the show Adrian Bradbury was in studio to talk about the program Athletes for Africa, which earlier this year in partnership with the Steve Nash Foundation launched Football for Good, an initiative that will see academy football (soccer), leadership training and arts and cultural programming reach youth in areas affected by conflict.

3. Student Volunteers from Eat Local!

Our next guests were involved in the Eat Local event at the international students centre on Wednesday, October 21st . The event is part of Food week and aims to bring greater awareness to the University of Toronto population and the local community about the importance and benefits of eating locally grown and produced food.

4. Heidi Borgmann, Varsity Soccer

At the bottom of the hour Darcy was joined in studio by Heidi Borgmann to talk about The varsity soccer team’s upcoming matches against rivals Carleton and Ottawa. The blues hope to avenge a 1-nil defeat at the hands of Carleton last year, and are also looking forward to hosting the nationals in the month of November.

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