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January 21, 2015

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Bite Me: My Thai Café saves the day… almost

January 21, 2015 by Megan Dunn, contributing writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Columns

It was a while ago now, but my New Year’s Eve was a fun night of drinking games and dancing. I happily woke up late the next day with only a minor fuzziness in my head. The first thing on my mind was the fact that I needed food, and since I wasn’t around for […]

What’s Going On: January 21 to February 3, 2015

January 21, 2015 by Erin Blondeau, contributing writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Campus

Friday afternoons Magic in the Young building Camosun’s Magic: The Gathering Club is a place where club members (and newcomers) can test their skills and duel their decks. The club will be handing out Magic starter decks to new members and everyone is welcome. The club takes place every Friday from 1 to 4 pm […]

New Music Revue: Papa Roach brings out the high-school quarterback in everyone

January 21, 2015 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Arts

Papa Roach F.E.A.R. (Face Everything and Rise) (Eleven Seven Music) 4/5 It’s tough to believe that Sacramento, CA-based hard rock band Papa Roach (yeah, the “cut my life into pieces…” nü-metal-lite guys, led by singer Jacoby Shaddix) are already on the eighth album in their seemingly one-hit-wonder careers. Truth is, the band has consistently put […]

New Music Revue: Young Ejecta’s The Planet a fresh interpretation of electronic pop

January 21, 2015 by Sera Down, contributing writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Arts

Young Ejecta The Planet (Driftless Records) 4.5/5 Juxtaposing the bittersweet melodies of Leanne Macomber (Neon Indian) and potent, atmospheric dance-pop synths of Joel Ford (Oneohtrix Point Never), collaborative project Young Ejecta is a fresh interpretation of electronic pop. Opening track “Into Your Heart” skips in on plucky eight-bit arpeggios and digital violins, characteristic of Macomber’s […]

New Music Revue: The Gay Nineties fail on Liberal Guilt

January 21, 2015 by Josh Traill, contributing writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Arts

The Gay Nineties Liberal Guilt (Fontana North) 2/5 The worst thing an album can do for its audience is not offer anything artistically different or honest. Liberal Guilt sounds tired before it even starts; I found myself wanting it to end by the first song. I’m sick of the same “indie-pop” band hitting the scene […]

Cameron Kidd’s new exhibit pushes boundaries through instinct

January 21, 2015 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Arts

Local artist Cameron Kidd says that art is something that’s integrated directly into his life. Kidd has been highly involved in perpetuating the youth-art movement in Victoria, and his works have been displayed proudly in many places around town. Polychrome Fine Arts has recognized his skill and will be hosting Wag, which is an exhibit […]

The magic of the theatre evoked in People

January 21, 2015 by Erin Blondeau, contributing Writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Arts

Magic: is it a mystical force that can only be harnessed by witches and wizards? Or is it a kind of power that anyone can evoke? Tony Cain, the director of Alan Bennett’s People, now playing at the Langham Court Theatre, delved into the idea that magic can happen right here in the city of […]

Artist Carlos Colín brings language exhibit to Victoria

January 21, 2015 by Blaire Aramenko, contributing writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Arts

This month, talented artist Carlos Colín will be dedicating an exhibit to the impact of language in our daily life and the definitions that surround it. Definitions will compare, well, definitions from the English language and from his first language, Spanish. Colín’s exhibit will stress the importance and power of language. “Philosopher, poet, and writer […]

Ability’s Muse: Women play integral role in health care

January 21, 2015 by Andy Chen, Camosun College Students with (dis)Abilities Collective  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Columns

Have you ever wondered why women are perceived as excellent caregivers? We’re led to believe that our universal healthcare system adequately compensates them, but in reality a majority of the care women provide is unpaid, and in extreme situations they have given up careers to care for ailing spouses or loved ones. For patients with […]

The other lives of Camosun staff: what you don’t know about these mild-mannered college employees

January 20, 2015 by Tori Dmytar, contributing writer  
Filed under January 21, 2015, Features

To some students, teachers are those people who stand at the front of a class for hours and blab on and on when the students would rather be at home watching Netflix and petting their cat. And to others, they are their mentors, the people who can teach them invaluable skills. But those who think […]

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