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December 2, 2015

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A message from the Camosun College Student Society: Thank you for voting

December 2, 2015 by Carlos Suarez Rubio, Lansdowne director  
Filed under December 2, 2015, Columns

I want to thank all of you who trusted and supported me with your votes. Getting people to like you is very easy. However, getting people to trust you is a process that takes time, and for those of you who trusted me with your votes, I am immensely thankful. I will assure you that […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: A return to the wasteland

December 2, 2015 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under December 2, 2015, Columns

On November 10, Bethesda Game Studios released their fifth installment in the Fallout series. Fallout 4 is a huge open-world single-player RPG in which the player traverses the post-apocalyptic wasteland of Boston in a quest to find their child, Shaun, and to avenge their spouse’s death. Along the way, the player can partake in optional […]

Look: I’m done

December 2, 2015 by Melanie Didrich, contributing writer  
Filed under December 2, 2015, Columns

Two words have been careening like bullets off Camosun’s unshakeable walls. I hear them and nod, a sort of bow and prayer. Empathy for the reality of the point, for I live it, too. These words can mean everything or they can mean nothing. They are: “I’m done.” Done. At the time of this writing […]

The postsecondary pharmacy: Camosun students are using prescription medication to help them study

December 2, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under December 2, 2015, Features

This is part one of an exclusive two-part report. Part two will feature reactions from Camosun College and the Camosun College Student Society, as well as an examination of the biological and physical impacts of using these drugs when not prescribed. It will appear in our January 6, 2016 issue. It’s a quiet Friday fall […]

Naughty-but-nice Cheesecakes return to melt icy hearts with holiday performance

December 2, 2015 by Alyssa Koehler, contributing writer  
Filed under December 2, 2015, Life

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Why not both? The Cheesecake Burlesque Revue are going to prove it’s possible to be both as they shimmy on stage on December 5 for their annual Naughty but Nice Peepshow. The 11-member troupe have been performing various takes on burlesque since 2006;  The Naughty but Nice […]

New Camosun student club explores outdoor adventure

December 2, 2015 by Jessica Williamson, contributing writer  
Filed under December 2, 2015, Campus

The new Camosun Outdoor Adventure Club may have started as just a class project, but third year Camosun Sport and Fitness Leadership student Sylvia Watkins has turned it into a functioning student club, taking her fellow students from the classroom to the fresh air for hikes and more. “We had to do something in the […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Michelle Bass negotiates through classroom conflict

December 2, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under December 2, 2015, 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 to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you want to know […]

Camosun Chargers coach Charles Parkinson enters Volleyball BC Hall of Fame

December 2, 2015 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under December 2, 2015, Campus

Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball head coach Charles Parkinson was recently inducted into the Volleyball BC Hall of Fame. Parkinson, who is also a faculty member of Camosun’s Centre for Sport and Exercise Education, is both appreciative of and humble about being chosen for induction. “It’s awesome. I can’t say that I’ve ever thought about it […]

News Briefs: December 2, 2015 issue

December 2, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under December 2, 2015, News

Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball number one The Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball team beat the Capilano University Blues 3-1 on Friday, November 20. This was the men’s 10th straight win and put them in at number 1 in the national ranking. The women’s volleyball team lost 3-2 to the Blues, putting them to the number 8 […]

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