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April 4, 2012

Local activist Rose Henry looks back at a life well lived

April 9, 2012 by Jean Oliver, contributing writer  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Life

Rose Henry’s Coast Salish roots run deep. They run so deep through the local activist that she simply has to be blunt in her assessments of Canadian government. Blunt, because she has lived the truth the government won’t speak of. “Mainstream society has been denied their right to hear the truth of what an entire […]

The Black Seeds hit dirt

April 8, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, contributing writer  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Arts

When New Zealand dub/funk/soul band The Black Seeds are on the road, what gets them through to their next gig might be a little surprising. “The asphalt on the road is what takes me to the next gig,” jokes the band’s bassist, Tim Jaray. “But, actually, listening to Bruce Springsteen’s album Nebraska while driving on […]

Comics: April 4, 2012 issue

April 4, 2012 by Ken MacKenzie, Libby Hopkinson  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Humour

Earthy Edibles: Fancy-pants pizza

April 4, 2012 by Keira Zikmanis  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Columns

Finally, a gluten-free pizza crust that tastes delicious and isn’t just a dry cracker with toppings on it! This pizza dough recipe saved my life. And while it’s not quite the same as viciously tearing into a greasy slice downtown after the bars close, your taste buds and your tummy will thank you in the […]

Double Teamed: Vomit, wet noodles, and thin blood

April 4, 2012 by Dylan Wilks and Clorisa Simpson  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Columns

Considering that we’ve left few taboos untouched, Double Teamed decided it was time to tackle the topic of sex while wasted. Clorisa: I am opposed to it. In my relationship now, she knows that if I’m drunk, she will not get laid. So we’ll go out sometimes and she’ll be like, ‘I think you’ve had […]

What’s Up With Her?: How to confront a prof

April 4, 2012 by Chantal Kyffin, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Columns

I recently had a professor make a discriminatory remark about people with mental illness. The prof argued that most people wouldn’t want someone with a mental illness flying a plane. Our society has a very skewed idea of what mental illness is and usually associates it with negative tendencies. This adds to the fear these […]

Green Your World: Bottled water bailout

April 4, 2012 by Luke Kozlowski, Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Columns

A few weeks back, the Camosun College Student Society hosted Sustainability Day, which coincided with National Bottled Water Free Day. This is the reason why there were a bunch of plastic water and pop bottles in the fountain next to Dawson building. We did this because one in three Canadians drink bottled water as their […]

Rococode fuse melody with spontaneity

April 4, 2012 by Lucas Milroy, contributing writer  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Arts

Lots of people claim, sometimes in an incorrect and hyperbolic manner, that music is their life. But when it comes to Laura Smith, vocalist and keyboardist of the Vancouver-based pop-rock sensation Rococode, music really always has been her life. “I played piano since I was really little,” she says. “It got to the point where […]

Climbing film explores human ambition via Mount Everest

April 4, 2012 by Megan Gibson, contributing writer  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Arts

Climbing Mount Everest is an unattainable dream for many people, unless you have $100,000. It used to be that a climber would spend many gruelling years in training before approaching Mount Everest; now all you need is money. Documentary filmmaker Dianne Whelan spent 40 days at the base of Mount Everest documenting the climbing season […]

New Music Revue: April 4, 2012 issue

April 4, 2012 by James Down, Rose Jang, Dan Darling, Lucas Milroy  
Filed under April 4, 2012, Arts

Hey Mother Death Hey Mother Death (Divorce Records) 2.5/5 The first release by Halifax/Paris-based duo Hey Mother Death is a dark, atmospheric soundscape. But Hey Mother Death are largely inaccessible and far too on-the-fringe for most listeners. The EP begins with the compelling and moody instrumental “You Left Me.” Dark, eerie synths, a slow, resonant, […]

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