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February 22, 2012

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Online blackout protests begin with success

February 22, 2012 by Kyle Garvey, contributing writer  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Life

With the internet being so engrained in everyday life and communication, it’s no wonder that the largest protest in online history had real-world consequences. That online protest was an internet blackout on January 18 in which tens of millions of people from all over the world banded together to challenge and successfully shelve the Stop […]

Getting down with Down with Webster

February 22, 2012 by Lucas Milroy, contributing writer  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Arts

Once there was a group of kids with big dreams. Now, they’re a bunch of adults living those dreams. What started out as a middle-school talent-show act has turned into a music career for a group of six Torontonians. Together, they’ve forged the popular rap-rock group Down with Webster. “Growing up, what really got me […]

Paid bike lockups to replace free parking

February 22, 2012 by Nicole Beneteau, contributing writer  
Filed under February 22, 2012, News

Camosun College will soon be replacing some of the campus’ free covered bike parking with a paid bike lockup system. They will be adding more free bike parking elsewhere on campus at a later date, but it won’t be covered. The new storage spaces, which will house approximately 19 bikes and cost users $5.50 per […]

Brave New Waves get sublime at tribute show

February 22, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, contributing writer  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Arts

Brave New Waves frontman Graham Eyerley ran away from home at 14 years old and made a new home for himself on his friend’s father’s sailboat in French Creek Harbor, just outside of Parksville. It’s here that his interest in music blossomed. “There was a guitar on the boat, and not having any parents tell […]

Earthy Edibles: Pistachio chocolate crunch

February 22, 2012 by Keira Zikmanis  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Columns

You may have noticed that I haven’t written any baking recipes in this column yet. This isn’t because I don’t like baking. I’m all over it. Some of the best jobs I’ve had have been at bakeries, mixing huge batches of muffins and cookies, and snacking on chocolate chips when the boss wasn’t looking. No, […]

Going down the sewer: How the CRD plans to forge ahead with criticized treatment plant

February 22, 2012 by Ali Hackett, staff writer  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Features

The apparent simplicity of flushing a toilet has become a highly complex scenario in the Capital Regional District (CRD). The CRD has spent millions of dollars, and several years, deciding how to deal with its sewage. Since ordered by the provincial government to start treating sewage in 2006, the CRD and others have undertaken numerous […]

Comics: February 22, 2012 issue

February 22, 2012 by Libby Hopkinson, Ken MacKenzie  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Humour

Double Teamed: Poking the starfish

February 22, 2012 by Dylan Wilks and Clorisa Simpson  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Columns

What does everyone have? Anuses! But how many of us like using them for things other than an exit? For this episode of Double Teamed, we talk about starfish and salad tossing. Dylan: So! Anuses: love them or hate them? Clorisa: I’m pretty apathetic towards anuses, actually. Apathy for anuses. If I had to start […]

What’s Up With Her: Time for a control check

February 22, 2012 by Chantal Kyffin, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Columns

Reading a recent Monday Magazine, it became apparent that it’s not a great month for us virgos. Astrologist Georgia Nichols’ horoscope (my favorite!) said that low energy and tiredness are overwhelming. (Exams anyone?) After that cheery news, I continued working my way from back to front in search of the next article popper. Almost at […]

Green Your World: Not just for hippies

February 22, 2012 by Luke Kozlowski, Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness  
Filed under February 22, 2012, Columns

Stereotypes. They exist because most of us can’t help but generalize our observations. Yet, because of them we’re often quick to judge a person or an issue without looking deeper. Many people think environmentalists are a bunch of smelly, tree-hugging hypocrites that use their cell phones one moment and decry any type of industrial development […]

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