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August 10, 2016

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Know Your Profs: Camosun Biology instructor Sarah Cockburn just says no to raisins

August 10, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under August 10, 2016, 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 that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Lit Matters: Of Dwarfs and princes

August 10, 2016 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under August 10, 2016, Columns

“Human beings need flattery; otherwise they do not fulfill their purpose, not even in their own eyes,” said Piccoline, a 26-inch-tall dwarf who is the strange and misanthropic anti-hero of Pär Lagerkvist’s 1944 novel The Dwarf. Lagerkvist—who was a Swedish poet, novelist, and playwright in the first half of the 20th century—won the Nobel Prize […]

Of the Land – local indigenous voices: Indigenous reality

August 10, 2016 by Gabriel Underwood, contributing writer  
Filed under August 10, 2016, Columns

Living as an indigenous person today is seemingly not so bad for most people, but it isn’t as great as everyone thinks for every person. We all have variable experiences. It is not possible to just put someone in an indigenous box—you don’t have an indigenous experience; you have a human experience. There are opportunities […]

Student society’s CamFest to hit Camosun campuses in September

August 10, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under August 10, 2016, Campus

The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) is bringing their annual start-of-semester celebration for Camosun College students to both campuses in September, and they’re promising a whole lot of fun this year. The events, happening September 6 at Lansdowne and September 8 at Interurban, are going to be carnival-esque good time, says CCSS student services coordinator […]

College at a crossroads: what does the future hold for Camosun?

August 10, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under August 10, 2016, Features

Sometimes it feels like Camosun College is at a crossroads, wondering which way to go next. Will the institution focus on trades and job-skills training, or will it be more arts-based? What is the role of international students? How do the college’s sports teams fit into all this? We thought we’d wrangle a range of […]

Metal band Necronomicon finds happiness in extremity

August 9, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under August 10, 2016, Arts

Necronomicon vocalist/guitarist Rob “The Witch” Tremblay says that there is nothing he hates more about being in a metal band than practicing guitar by himself. The frontman says he feels out of sorts if he is not on stage playing for fans with his fellow band members. “I’m not the kind of guy sitting at […]

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