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January 25, 2012

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The Pack A.D. making themselves known

January 25, 2012 by Clorisa Simpson, contributing writer  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Arts

After being a band for five years, releasing four albums, and playing over 200 shows in the past two years alone, Vancouver duo the Pack A.D. is hoping to finally be known for something other than the fact that they’re both women. “I’ve never been told so much in my life about how I am […]

Open Space: Composting program positive step

January 25, 2012 by Rose Jang, contributing writer  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Views

Kudos to the Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness and Camosun College for installing compost bins at Lansdowne campus at the beginning of this term. Navigating college bureaucracy can be a lengthy and frustrating process, and it’s commendable that both sides stuck with it. 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted every year, according to the […]

Dance Days offers passion and excitement

January 25, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, contributing writer  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Arts

Greater Victoria will become a Mecca of dance from January 27 to February 5 when it hosts of a total of 70 dance events over 10 days. The event, entitled Dance Days, will feature dance performances, demonstrations, workshops, and free classes around town, according to Elise Wren, Dance Victoria’s community relations manager. “The free classes […]

Camosun expands compost program

January 25, 2012 by Nicole Beneteau, contributing writer  
Filed under January 25, 2012, News

On January 9, students at Lansdowne campus were welcomed back with the gift of an expanded compost program. While the rest of us were sleeping off the winter-break binge, Camosun students, faculty and physical-resources staff were hard at work getting new composters installed at the school’s waste-management stations. The little green boxes may seem insignificant, […]

East meets west with Beats Antique

January 25, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, contributing writer  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Arts

It all started when one of their members was asked to make a belly-dance record. The result was Beats Antique, a genre-bending band based out of San Francisco. All three members of the group – Zoe Jakes, David Satori, and Tommy Cappel – play a plethora of instruments, which helps give them their unique edge. […]

Comics: January 25, 2012 issue

January 25, 2012 by Libby Hopkinson, Ken MacKenzie  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Humour

   

Getting Fracked: BC allows extensive fracking, but at what cost?

January 25, 2012 by Ali Hackett, staff writer  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Features

Jessica Ernst can light her tap water on fire. At least, Jessica Ernst could light her tap water on fire until she recently had the water disconnected from her home because it posed such a safety risk. Natural gas corporation Encana began drilling near Ernst’s property on the outskirts of Rosebud in southern Alberta in […]

Earthy Edibles: Bean dreams

January 24, 2012 by Keira Zikmanis  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Columns

Basement Dweller Bean Dip In one of my past lives I worked in a low-ceilinged, dingy basement kitchen making dips and tapenades. We made such high volumes of these sumptuous spreads that we had to use the mother of all hand blenders, or what we dubbed the Bazooka. This baby was three feet long and […]

Green Your World: Worth the risk?

January 24, 2012 by Luke Kozlowski, Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Columns

The Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline hearings are underway in Kitimat, BC. If Enbridge and the federal government have their way, two pipelines will be built: one carrying crude oil from Edmonton to Kitimat, and another transporting condensate in the reverse direction. Their reasoning: open up the oil taps to the Asian markets and create jobs. […]

What’s Up With Her?: Professional values

January 24, 2012 by Chantal Kyffin, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under January 25, 2012, Columns

Professions such as law, business, medicine, and economics have been deemed in our society as prestigious work that pays well and is well respected. These are also professions that have been and still are male-dominated and have required qualities of having a business mentality and being emotionally detached, like a bull ready to bulldoze through […]

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