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January 8, 2014

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Politically Speaking: Scandal and political change in store

January 8, 2014 by Matthew Heliwell, contributing writer  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Columns

Not every Canadian finds politics riveting. The past year, however, rocked many a political world with its scandals, shake-ups, and election upsets. And, yet, for all the excitement of 2013, this year promises even more. Let’s recap 2013: right here at home, the BC Liberals shocked everyone with a sweeping election win, to the chagrin […]

Astrological Asininity: January 8, 2014 issue

January 8, 2014 by River Rainfall, contributing writer  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Humour

Hi! Happy new year! This is a really spooky and cosmic time for us astrologists, so bear with me. I hope your planets stay aligned this year! I feel like mine are already totally not aligned LOL! Let’s do this! Oh, and if you want to get in touch with me, well, sorry! I don’t […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun College accounting instructor Keri Norrie

January 8, 2014 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of articles helping you get to know the instructors at Camosun College a bit better. Every issue we ask a different instructor the same 10 questions. Got someone you want to see interviewed? Email and we’ll get on it. This time around we caught up with accounting […]

Noms: Easy-peasy fruit cobbler

January 8, 2014 by Patrick Hallihan, contributing writer  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Columns

Fruit cobbler is the delicious little brother of the much beloved pie dessert. The creation of a pie is somewhat more involved, with more that can go wrong, and it’s substantially more time-consuming. Cobbler, on the other hand, is quick and easy and still tastes delicious. So let’s get to it! First things first, you […]

Comedy nights boost Victoria’s already growing comedy scene

January 8, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Features

If it seems like Victoria’s comedy scene is taking off in recent months, it’s because it is. According to promoters and local comedians, comedy in Victoria is booming. One big reason for this recent comedy resurgence is the development of regular comedy nights on Wednesdays, now taking place at the Stone’s Throw Restaurant and organized […]

Earth Council: January 8, 2014 issue

January 8, 2014 by Adrian Behennah, contributing writer  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Humour

Queerly Forward: Ring in the new year on your own terms

January 8, 2014 by Jillian Wedel, Camosun College Pride Collective  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Columns

The holiday season has come to a close and the year 2014 has now begun. For many, this time of year means being with family, celebrating old traditions, sharing good food, and exchanging gifts with your loved ones. Sadly, not all folks who have come out as LGBTQ are welcome or feel comfortable heading home […]

What’s Going On, January 8, 2014 issue: Funk posses, old trout caveman puppets, and the blood of surfers

January 8, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Campus

Until Sunday, January 19 Puppet cavemen are happier than you Puppet shows aren’t just for kids. Calgary’s Old Trout Puppet Workshop has created Ignorance, a “puppet documentary” that goes from cavemen to modern humans, and considers what makes us happy (hint: it’s not iPhones). The show is playing at Blue Bridge at the Roxy. Details […]

Ability’s Muse: Overcoming a (dis)ability

January 8, 2014 by Rachael Grant, Camosun College Students with (dis)Abilities collective  
Filed under January 8, 2014, Columns

There is a demand that’s easy for any person living with a (dis)ability to internalize, and that is the demand to overcome. There’s an expectation for people with (dis)abilities to dig deep and surmount all the odds. To overcome the greatest of adversities and, above all, be inspiring is hammered into our heads through a […]

News Briefs, January 8, 2014 issue: Chargers back at it, Camosun student makes exceptional recovery, Sooke resident on shortlist to go to Mars

January 8, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under January 8, 2014, News

Camosun Chargers ready for more After the mid-season break, the Camosun Chargers teams are heading back into action. The women’s basketball and volleyball teams finished strong after the first semester, both at third in the PACWEST standings. The men’s basketball team will be training hard after a tough start to the season, and the men’s […]

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