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Camosun student Graham Basi takes home college’s President’s Cup award

June 12, 2019 by Katy Weicker, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Campus

Camosun student Graham Basi has won the Camosun College President’s Cup award. The award is among the most prestigious a Camosun athlete can receive; it’s earned by a student athlete through a combination of excellence in athletics and academics, and it’s presented at the annual Athletic Awards Ceremony. At this year’s ceremony, held on April […]

Camosun Video Games Club provides universal language for students

June 12, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Campus

To students looking to escape the chaos of classes and exams, fourth-year Anthropology student Amy Lee-Radigan says to look no further than the Camosun Video Games Club as a way to de-stress and bond over a mutually loved activity. “I think college is an amazing time to get out of your shell a little bit,” […]

Camosun Powerlifting Club a chance for students to train, escape

May 15, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Campus

We all have moments where all we want to do is stop thinking. Methods of escape vary depending on the person: music, food, books, booze, or exercise—everyone has a different method to their madness. For first-year Exercise and Wellness student Eric Zhao—who founded the Camosun Powerlifting Club—it’s definitely exercise. He’s been lifting weights since the […]

Know Your Profs: Irene Wallace on the importance of a Starbucks glass half-full

May 15, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor at Camosun the same 10 questions in an attempt to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Camosun Wellness Club a refuge for self-care

April 3, 2019 by Ricardo Ramos, contributing writer  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Campus

Mental health is very important and should be taken care of constantly. With huge amounts of homework, tests, quizzes, projects, papers, and many other assignments required by classes, time management can be incredibly difficult for students. In student life, time can be almost as valuable as a diamond ring. Camosun students might not know about […]

Know Your Profs: Leslie Painter on her crazy cats and love of Mexican food

April 3, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor at Camosun the same 10 questions in an attempt to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Students prepare for 2019 Camosun Comic Arts Festival

April 3, 2019 by Doug McLean, contributing writer  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Campus

The students of the Camosun Comics and Graphic Novels program are ramping up for this year’s Camosun Comic Arts Festival. Students Claire McDonald and Shaye Nielsen are excited to display their work to the public. “I think it’s a really big part of comics, not only just selling your comics, but selling yourself, and that’s […]

Out of the Grey exhibit teaches students the many facets of art

April 3, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Campus

There’s a lot of work to do around reconciliation, and sometimes that comes through in Camosun College students’ artwork. First-year Visual Arts student Weezie Black is currently working on her submissions for Out of the Grey, an exhibit of first-year students’ work that will be on display at the Lansdowne campus. Black, who is from […]

Know Your Profs: Chemistry instructor Silvija Smith on the importance of having fun while learning

March 20, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under March 20, 2019, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor at Camosun the same 10 questions in an attempt to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Camosun student and instructor volunteer with Canucks Autism Network

March 20, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under March 20, 2019, Campus

A Camosun student and instructor have been volunteering with an organization that brings team-sports opportunities to autistic children. The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) currently helps support over 4,000 young autistic people living in BC and relies heavily on volunteers.  One of these volunteers is fourth-year Sport and Fitness Leadership student Teresa Vivian. Vivian heard about […]

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