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July 12, 2017

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Camosun’s Kevin Alexander catches on fire, dislikes lateness

July 11, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under July 12, 2017, 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. If you have an instructor you’d like to see interviewed in the paper, but perhaps you’re […]

Penguin & Peacock: July 12, 2017 issue

July 11, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Humour

Smith vs. Smith: July 12, 2017 issue

July 11, 2017 by Matt Smith, contributing writer  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Humour

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Cream of the Craft: The beers of summer are here

July 11, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Columns

Summer is here; if any season is beer season, this is it. Our local brewers are out in full force and, while I would love to tell you about all the fabulous beers of summer, there are just too many to cover. So, this time around, I’ll offer my thoughts on two that I enjoyed […]

Shakespeare fest expands its horizons

July 11, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Arts

Macbeth. Romeo and Juliet. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. These are just some of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. But there are also other, lesser-known works by Shakespeare. For its 27th season, the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival returns with two plays by the legendary playwright—one popular, and one slightly lesser known. This time around, Macbeth and Love’s […]

Sarah Jickling’s struggle with bipolar inspires debut solo album

July 11, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Arts

When Vancouver indie musician Sarah Jickling started singing with the band The Oh Wells, handing out cupcakes at shows and soaking up the spotlight, it sustained her for a while. But it was honesty, transparency, and being open about her firsthand experience with bipolar disorder that sustained her in the long run. “I let go […]

Vancouver metal band Anciients says it’s all about finding a groove

July 11, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Arts

Anciients vocalist/guitarist Kenny Cook answers his phone in typical relaxed rocker fashion when I call him up to chat. “How you doin’?” he asks; before long, he says he’s looking forward to kicking back with a beer and some good food before the show the band is playing that night. Cook is chill, but Anciients […]

The Sylvia Platters serve up fresh music

July 11, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Arts

Abbotsford dream-pop band The Sylvia Platters just released their new EP, Melt, and it’s an important step for them: it’s the first record they’ve put out since getting the band back together a year ago after some time on hiatus. “Last summer we played a bunch of shows around BC and kind of honed that […]

Camosun College institutes new 20-credit registration limit

July 11, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under July 12, 2017, News

As of September of this year, Camosun College will be implementing a 20-credit registration limit. This will prevent students from registering in extra classes as a safeguard, a practice that the college says is making other students unable to get into the classes they want. Camosun registrar Scott Harris adds that this limit is coming […]

Calculated Thought: Cryptocurrencies are the new Wild West

July 11, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under July 12, 2017, Columns

After a turbulent road to the mainstream, cryptocurrencies are making headlines. Most of this new hype isn’t discussing the revolutionary blockchain technology that runs these systems, but the gargantuan price rally that major coins have experienced since the beginning of 2017. Early adopters have made out swimmingly. Initially valued at $0.0008 USD per coin—the estimated […]

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