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January 7, 2019

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Camosun College student raises concerns about Interurban bike lane

January 7, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 7, 2019, News

A Camosun College student is concerned about the state of the bike lane on Interurban road near Camosun College’s Interurban campus. Third-year electronics student Philip Marciniak has been cycling to the Interurban campus for three years; he says that in November he came “within a foot or so, maybe a bit less” with a car […]

Health with Tess: Why you should reduce your cowsumption

January 7, 2019 by Tess Syrowik, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, January 7, 2019

We’ve all heard about our carbon footprint, global warming, rainforest degradation, and the threats these have to everyone’s favourite floating rock, Earth. Even thinking about these issues can be a downer. As a campus full of millennials and gen-Xers, we know our future holds more radical actions to help our environment, but we’re all currently […]

New book too scribbled to have impact

January 7, 2019 by Truly Hunter, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, January 7, 2019

Shoelaces are Hard: And Other Thoughtful Scribbles is a book of anecdotes written by CTV News investigative reporter Mike McCardell. It’s a heartfelt collection of stories written during McCardell’s search for his favourite kind of reportage: human-interest stories. From the clothesline of a woman named Linda to a young autistic boy who believes that anything […]

Penguin & Peacock: January 7, 2019 issue

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Filed under Humour, January 7, 2019

First Things First: Hurry up and wait(list)

January 7, 2019 by Tiegan Suddaby, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, January 7, 2019

I can’t begin to describe how insufferable it is to check your place on a waitlist. Because of this, I have a few pieces of advice for you. First, as you might have guessed, the lower the number, the higher your chances are of getting in. “Well, duh, Tiegan,” you say. “That’s, like, what a […]

Let’s Talk: Resolutions worth keeping

January 7, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Columns, January 7, 2019

OMG, peeps: I can’t believe it’s already 2019 and we’re back at it again. Hope everyone had a safe and happy New Year’s. I’m assuming (as my deadline for this was back in December) that I made it until about 9 pm before falling asleep watching Titanic with my cat.  As we enter a new […]

The Chopping Block Chronicles: Fermented foods are the superfoods of today

January 7, 2019 by Justin Bennett, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, January 7, 2019

Fermenting is an ancient technique that has been used to preserve food for centuries, and it’s seen a major resurgence over the last few years. What makes this ancient technique so culturally relevant today? It may have to do with something known as probiotics.  Probiotics are microorganisms that promote healthy gut activity; they are typically […]

Open Space: Discrimination based on beauty needs to end

January 7, 2019 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under January 7, 2019, Views

There is a great unacknowledged movement of oppression in our culture. Our society’s focus on the visual appeal of people is harmful, unethical, and represents a little-discussed form of discrimination.  Various aspects of our culture perpetuate an obsession with beauty: clothing and makeup brands, the media and its celebrity culture. Ideals of beauty are crammed […]

New Music Revue: Mike Field shows songwriting guts on new album

January 7, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under Arts, January 7, 2019

Mike FieldTrue Stories(Independent)4/5 Imagine if Miles Davis met Bad Religion in a bar and they then decided to mix a shot of world jazz with a side of Banner Pilot into their drinks and start singing. This sums up “Mechanic,” the first track on Canadian jazz trumpeter Mike Field’s fourth album, True Stories. That combination […]

Campus Access: Bookstore access concerns

January 7, 2019 by Kelsey Worth, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, January 7, 2019

Like many of the spaces on campus, Camosun’s Lansdowne bookstore is not without its faults in regard to access issues. That’s not to say that it isn’t accommodating when necessary; it’s just that accommodation and access shouldn’t have to be thought about. At the bookstore, getting through the shelves of books is a tight squeeze, […]

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