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July 10, 2019

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C’est la Vie: July 10, 2019 issue

July 10, 2019 by Sebastien Brotherton, contributing writer  
Filed under July 10, 2019, Humour

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Alena Chercover takes offense over plagiarism and gendered children’s clothing

July 10, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under July 10, 2019, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor at Camosun the same 10 questions in an attempt to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Camosun student awarded Van den Brink Residency seeks truth in film photography

July 10, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under July 10, 2019, Campus

In all forms of art lies a space between what the creator of the art intends and what the viewer of the art perceives. Camosun second-year Visual Arts student Nina Parrotta—who was awarded the Camosun Van den Brink Residency, given to a second-year Visual Arts student, this year—intends to narrow that space down through her […]

Penguin & Peacock: July 10, 2019 issue

July 10, 2019 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under July 10, 2019, Humour

News Briefs: July 10, 2019 issue

July 10, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under July 10, 2019, News

Camosun hires new student experience VP Starting Monday, August 19, Heather Cummings will be the new vice president of student experience at Camosun College. She replaces Joan Yates, who will be returning to teaching at Camosun. Cummings was previously the executive director of student success at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario. She has a master’s […]

Victoria theatre company puts local talent to use in Constellations

July 10, 2019 by Christine Clark, features writer  
Filed under Arts, July 10, 2019

Local theatre company hapax theatre—lower case intentional—is named for a linguistic term that dates back to ancient Greece. A “hapax legomenon” is a word that appears only once within a certain context—for example, in a play or an entire body of work. A hapax legomenon can be very mysterious and difficult to interpret, since it […]

Victoria Operatic Society braces for a whole lot of Nunsense

July 10, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, July 10, 2019

The Victoria Operatic Society (VOS) mounts theatre productions twice a year; with RENT and Shrek the Musical already under its belt, the assumption was that VOS was done for 2019. However, that’s not the case: VOS recently announced a surprise third show, Nunsense. “This is kind of unusual for VOS,” admits director Doug Crockett. “We […]

Camosun alumnus toys with genre expectations with new book

July 10, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under July 10, 2019, Campus

Local author Logan Hunder recently released his second novel, Astro-Nuts, but six years ago, he was a Camosun student about to graduate from the Criminal Justice program. Although he had never taken more than the mandatory English classes required for his degree, in the months after he graduated, he decided to attempt to write his […]

Health with Tess: Maintaining your academic health

July 10, 2019 by Tess Syrowik, contributing writer  
Filed under July 10, 2019, Columns

Life is unpredictable, and things out of your control can happen during your time studying at Camosun, but this does not have to determine your future opportunities. Grades matter, and they get looked at when you apply for future schooling or even for some jobs. When personal illness, affliction, or family problems arise and they […]

Let’s Talk: Re-examining former favourites

July 10, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under July 10, 2019, Columns

There was a time not so long ago when I was blissfully unaware of how poorly female characters were written in a vast majority of movies. I would hear people complain about how there was a serious lack of strong women getting screen time, and, in my lack of being woke, I didn’t seem to […]

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