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August 29, 2018

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Victoria singer/songwriter Rae Spoon’s new album all about the lyrics

August 29, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, August 29, 2018

Rae Spoon is an old pro when it comes to releasing albums. With a new tour about to launch and their ninth album, bodiesofwater, set to drop at the beginning of September, the Victoria-based singer/songwriter is returning to lyrical roots set deeply in imagery after exploring several other genres. “Even though some albums go further […]

Camosun College Student Society welcomes students with CamFest

August 29, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Campus, August 29, 2018

Every year the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) rolls out the metaphorical red carpet at CamFest, a chance for new and returning students to get information about college-related programs and services, connect with friends, and score some free swag and eats.  “It’s a place for students to meet new friends, engage with old ones, find […]

Ted Talk meets Kafka and theatre at Victoria Fringe Festival performance

August 29, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under Arts, August 29, 2018

What do you get when a TED Talk meets a short story? A theatre production born from Franz Kafka’s German short story “Ein Bericht für eine Akademie.” Kafka was known for using humour to address dark topics on a human level; thematically, those topics appealed to Austrian director Myriel Meissner, who chose Kafka’s work to […]

Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival gets into the rhythm

August 29, 2018 by Fred Cameron, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, August 29, 2018

The Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival will take over stages throughout the downtown core from August 30 to September 3. One behind-the-scenes change that those watching the performers won’t necessarily know is that last year’s talent organizer, Michele Montgomery, has stepped into the position of festival organizer, a role that includes talent scouting. As is the […]

Communication Error: Words are not enough

August 29, 2018 by Nate Downe, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, August 29, 2018

Do you know what your emotions, feelings, and thoughts are, or are they simply noise to you? Are they permanent and possibly universal things? If you cannot communicate something like your thoughts or feelings to someone else—if you do not have the words for them—then do you know them? Do they even exist? To put […]

Blackwood Kings pride themselves on genre jumbling

August 29, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under Arts, August 29, 2018

Victoria’s Blackwood Kings have always taken a very unique approach to playing reggae, dub, and ska. Ever since drummer Michael Luis, lead singer Chris Zielonka, and guitarist Noel Anstey went to school together, they knew the reggae scene was their cup of tea.  “We were into all sorts of things,” says Luis, “whether it was […]

Broken Social Scene move ahead with 30 or so feet on the ground

August 29, 2018 by Donna Ribarovski, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, August 29, 2018

Brendan Canning is one of the most down to earth and genuine souls walking among us, and he also just happens to be one of the founders of Toronto’s celebrated indie rock band Broken Social Scene. The band—which is more like a collective than a traditional rock band —is returning to Victoria on August 31, […]

Penguin & Peacock: August 29, 2018 issue

August 29, 2018 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under Humour, August 29, 2018

News Briefs: August 29, 2018 issue

August 29, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under News, August 29, 2018

Camosun hosts Mechanical Engineering Showcase On Friday, August 24, Camosun College hosted the 2018 Mechanical Engineering Showcase in the atrium of the Centre for Trades Education and Innovation at Interurban. The showcase included the work of 52 graduating students from the Mechanical Engineering Technology program; the students worked in teams of four to build 13 […]

Know Your Profs: Maureen Niwa on her passion for justice and student success

August 29, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Campus, August 29, 2018

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 […]

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