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April 11, 2012

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Pitchfork uses old media model for success

April 30, 2012 by Demi Begin, The Link (Concordia University)  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Arts

MONTREAL (CUP)—In a world where even the red, flowing Rolling Stone emblem is having trouble moving magazine copies off the rack, Mark Richardson is feeling optimistic about the future of music journalism. Editor-in-chief of Pitchfork, the world’s most visited independent music writing website, Richardson’s at the helm of a ship that is retaining many tricks […]

Bombino: the man behind the name

April 19, 2012 by Lucas Milroy, contributing writer  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Arts

To his friends and family he is Omara Moctar; to his fans he is Bombino. But these are just names, titles given to him and placed upon him. So, who is Bombino? Well, the word “bombino” means “baby” in Italian, a dubbing that occurred when Moctar was the youngest member of his group when he […]

Fashion show raises money for Africa

April 18, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, contributing writer  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Life

A local gym will morph into a fashion show catwalk as businesses around Victoria pitch in to raise funds for various causes in Africa. Emerge Squared, a fashion show taking place at Studio 4 Athletics, is being hosted by Siyon Studios, a local clothing/art company made up of young artists who are devoted to bringing […]

Comics: April 11, 2012 issue

April 11, 2012 by Libby Hopkinson, Ken MacKenzie  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Humour

 

New Music Revue: April 11, 2012 issue

April 11, 2012 by Rose Jang, James Down, Adam Price, Lucas Milroy, Dan Darling  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Arts

Of Monsters and Men My Head is an Animal (Universal Music) 3/5   My Head Is an Animal, the debut album from Icelandic indie folk group Of Monsters and Men, is full of anthems, reverb, layers, and choirs. It also sounds an awful lot like a band you may have heard before. “Dirty Paws” sounds […]

Open Space: Texting and driving needs stiffer punishment

April 11, 2012 by Megan Gibson, contributing writer  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Views

A lot of drivers have this narcissistic notion that they are the best drivers in the world. It’s as if they believe Jeff Gordon taught them to drive, when, realistically, most drivers behave as if they’ve ingested Charlie Sheen’s tiger blood. Worse yet, some of these same people text behind the wheel, when the vehicle’s […]

Earthy Edibles: Muddled drinks for muddled minds

April 11, 2012 by Keira Zikmanis  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Columns

I’ve found that in these last grinding weeks of papers and assignments, my alcohol consumption has increased dramatically. This isn’t really the most logical way to behave when one has more responsibilities than usual, but it definitely makes things a lot more fun. So, school’s out… for my liver, at least. I’ve wanted to make […]

Camosun’s budget increases tuition, axes programs

April 11, 2012 by Dylan Wilks, staff writer  
Filed under May 9, 2012, April 11, 2012, News

Camosun’s new budget: • 2% increase in tuition • 46 jobs potentially cut • 1 radio station shut down • 3 programs cut or suspended Between the two percent increase in tuition, cutting as many as 46 staff and faculty, the shutting down of the college’s radio station and the cuts or suspensions of three […]

Double Teamed: Time to explore the porno beats

April 11, 2012 by Dylan Wilks and Clorisa Simpson  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Columns

Pornography is becoming so mainstream, we decided it was time to Double Team it. Clorisa: Here’s the funny thing about pornography: my understanding is that it’s abundant, and free, but if someone was like, “Clorisa, go find us some free pornography,” I wouldn’t really know how to do that. Google? I’ve never downloaded or ever […]

Green Your World: Bringing the farm to Camosun

April 11, 2012 by Kim Cummins, Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness  
Filed under April 11, 2012, Columns

There’s something really satisfying about hitting up a farmer’s market and making yourself a good meal. It doesn’t happen often when you’re a student on an Ichiban and Kraft Dinner budget, but when you spend the extra time and money, your body and brain love you for it. Maybe you’re like me, and all of […]

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