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Penguin & Peacock: February 20, 2019 issue

February 20, 2019 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under Humour, February 20, 2019

CCSS and CASA demand government pay more attention to student mental-health issues with new campaign

February 20, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 20, 2019, News

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) held the #StudentsLetsAct campaign from Wednesday, January 30 to Friday, February 1. The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) was part of the campaign; they passed out 500 heart-shaped cards to students, who then wrote about why mental-health issues are important to them on the cards. CCSS external executive […]

Know Your Profs: Deanna Roozendaal thrilled to be back in classroom

February 20, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under February 20, 2019, 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 who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Let’s Talk: Smile

February 20, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Columns, February 20, 2019

I recently discovered a book that gives suggestions for 365 days of social media prompts. I opened the book and flipped to an arbitrary day: February 13.  On this page, the suggested post was something acknowledging that women smile 62 times a day while men only smile eight. It then went on to remind men […]

Victoria Beer Week back for sixth year of education and sudsy good times

February 20, 2019 by Nathan Krause, contributing writer  
Filed under Life, February 20, 2019

Hosting 21 events over 9 days, Victoria Beer Week (VBW) is coming just in time to save us all from these lonesome winter blues. Back for its sixth year, the event is shaping up to be the best VBW yet. 50 craft breweries from all across BC will showcase beers exclusive to the event, and […]

The Giver gives more than just a show

February 20, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, February 20, 2019

Kaleidoscope Theatre is gearing up to mount the Canadian stage premiere of The Giver. Based on the dystopian novel of the same name by Lois Lowry, it centres around Jonas, a young boy assigned with holding the memories and secrets of his community. The book is incredibly dark and disturbing; however, that’s part of what […]

New Music Revue: OGRE and Dallas Campbell deliver interesting soundtrack to movie that doesn’t exist

February 20, 2019 by Douglas McLean, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 20, 2019

OGRE and Dallas CampbellAll Hallows’ II(Independent)4/5 The fourth collaboration between the UK’s OGRE and West Virginia’s Dallas Campbell is a synth soundtrack to a non-existent horror film, and it’s quite the interesting experience. The release comes with a booklet that details the events of the would-be movie. Combined with the excellent synth-based sound it creates […]

New Music Revue: Good Fuck anything but on debut LP

February 20, 2019 by Truly Hunter, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 20, 2019

Good FuckGood Fuck(Joyful Noise Recordings)1/5 Tim Kinsella and Jenny Pulse describe their debut LP collaborating as Good Fuck as an “erotic exploration of experimental literary techniques” in the press material accompanying this album and mention that they’ve “consummated their love on disc” here. Sure, but to me the first word that came to mind as […]

New Music Revue: Living Hour deliver amazing dreampop on third album

February 20, 2019 by Katrina Brooke, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 20, 2019

Living HourSofter Faces(Kanine Records)4.5/5 Honey vocals with a dreamy marriage of trombone, guitar, Organelle, bass, trumpet, and drums blend into the perfect ambiance for sinking deeply into the moment—Softer Faces is Winnipeg dreampop quintet Living Hour’s third album, and, clearly, they’re doing something right. I’ve played this while commuting, doing yoga, studying, reading, cooking, and […]

Kayfabulous: February 20, 2019 issue

February 20, 2019 by Nate Downe, contributing writer  
Filed under Humour, February 20, 2019

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