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February 7, 2018

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Cadence Weapon looks back while moving forward with new album

February 7, 2018 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Arts

Cadence Weapon Cadence Weapon (eOne Music) 4/5 Edmonton rapper Cadence Weapon—also known as Roland Pemberton—has returned with his fourth album. It’s his first in six years, but Cadence Weapon hasn’t lost touch with his roots or his ability to weave quality rhymes over unique beats. Over 11 tracks, Cadence Weapon makes use of observation and […]

Penguin & Peacock: February 7, 2018 issue

February 7, 2018 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Humour

Vancouver indie electronic band Humans play to connect

February 7, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Arts

Life flies by in the fast lane for Vancouver musician Peter Ricq. When not performing with Robbie Slade as indie electronic duo Humans, he keeps active creating animated media (his past work included the television show League of Super Evil). Things are busy, he says, and it seems to be true: Humans recently finished up […]

Camosun to offer consent-education workshops in February and March

February 7, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Campus

Camosun College is holding consent-education workshops this semester as part of its sexual violence and support education initiative. Camosun student support manager Jenny Holder says the workshops—which are open to Camosun students and employees—consist of information regarding how sexual-violence survivors can get support. “The intent is to educate the student body on the importance of […]

A prescription for victory: How one student just eliminated the age cap for Camosun students’ dental and medical plan

February 7, 2018 by Fred Cameron, features writer  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Features

The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) advocates for Camosun students, negotiating with the government and the college. But who advocates for students who are in a dispute with the CCSS? Joseph Finkleman found himself asking that question late last year when he received an email from the CCSS informing him that on December 17, 2017 […]

Open Space: BCFS-CFS referendum debate proves democracy matters

February 7, 2018 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Views

Like most Canadians, I don’t give democracy much thought. I take it for granted; I’ve always had it. But what does it really mean? Does it simply mean I can vote? In truth, that’s probably what most of us think of when we hear the word “democracy.” What about freedom? Does it mean that? Some […]

Write to Rise: Why write? Why now?

February 7, 2018 by Lynn Wohlgemuth, contributing writer  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Columns

Write to Rise is a new column that aims to inspire students to start writing.  An overused but extraordinary leadership quote that I’ve learned to live by is Stephen Covey’s “Begin with the end in mind.” This quote can be applied to everything you do, especially writing for career advancement. Whether graduation is on the […]

Mind Matters: Love is in the air

February 7, 2018 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Columns

Ah, l’amour. Nothing brings to mind thoughts of love more than Valentine’s Day. Many people will be increasing their self-love in anticipation of spending the day with that special someone, or just giving themselves an extra pampering because they are single. Whether you find yourself single or attached, or express your love in a more […]

Victoria’s Carmanah learn to speak in rhythms with debut album

February 7, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under February 7, 2018, Arts

Victoria folk/soul band Carmanah are fresh off of releasing their debut album Speak in Rhythms; lead singer Laura Mitic says that the album is a showcase of their evolution as a band. She also says that the album explores how the world works. “We’ve matured quite a bit with this album, both in songwriting and […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: February 7, 2018 issue

February 7, 2018 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under February 7, 2018, News

In our January 24, 2018 issue, we reported that the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) had proposed March 7 to 9 as dates for a referendum to be held at Camosun so students could decide if they want to defederate from the organization. The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) had agreed to those dates, but […]

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