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July 17, 2013

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Camosun College gets BC provincial funding for Aboriginal learners

August 13, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under July 17, 2013, News

In late June, the BC government announced that they were investing $4.4 million in postsecondary institutions in 2013. The money will go towards programs and other activities that improve Aboriginal students’ experiences at universities and colleges across the province. Eleven institutions received the funding, including Camosun. The funding will go towards supporting postsecondary institutions’ work […]

Summer titles heat up Playstation 3 and Nintendo 3DS

August 8, 2013 by Stacey Young, contributing writer  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Life

No more books, no more cramming for tests: summer is finally here, which means we have more free time on our hands (unless you’re in summer classes, that is). We can finally play our favourite video games and not feel guilty about picking up the controller. Here’s a look at some of the games being […]

Camosun chair Gilbert Noussitou receives Canadian Culinary Federation honour

July 30, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Campus

When a colleague of Camosun culinary arts chair Gilbert Noussitou insisted that Noussitou attend a recent national conference of the Canadian Culinary Federation (CCF), he kind of knew something was up. But little did Noussitou realize that he’d be coming back home from the conference as a prestigious member of the CCF’s honour society, a […]

Rock of the Woods, Camosun marketing grad brings Cowichan Valley to music festival fans

July 23, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Arts

Location trumps everything else. And for Rock of the Woods, which takes place every July in the picturesque Cowichan Valley, nothing could ring more true. Now in its third year, the upstart music festival has had its share of challenges with dealing with bureaucracy, changing locations, and marketing the area to urban centres, but the […]

Open Space: Canadian Target store openings good for students

July 17, 2013 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Views

American megastores such as Walmart are often maligned for their aggressive business expansion and homogenization of local marketplaces. This is an issue again this year as discount retail giant Target opens stores across Canada. Many Canadians feel some resentment at yet another big-box corporate invasion of our retail space, bringing with it some echoes of […]

News Briefs: Camosun solar leaders, Tour de Disaster, First Nations underfunded, Cool Aid rewarded, and Copper Owl

July 17, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under July 17, 2013, News

Camosun a solar leader You’ve heard of Camosun, but have you heard of CamoSun? Um, it’s the capitalized “s” thereÉ anyway, Camosun’s plumbing/pipe trades department, working with Pacific Solar Smart Homes, is developing a solar thermal heating system for residential housing, called CamoSun. The system was developed by Camosun solar thermal heating instructor James Smyth […]

Comics: Earth Council

July 17, 2013 by Adrian Behennah, contributor  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Humour

In Search of Lost Time: Rape apologists need education

July 17, 2013 by Daphne Shead, Camosun Pride director  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Columns

This year, numerous agencies launched a campaign urging men to act responsibly and recognize the disproportionate number of sexual assaults that are committed against women by men. The campaign, named Don’t Be That Guy, focuses on debunking myths about consent that lead to rape apologist justifications of sexual assault and victim blaming. Rape apology uses […]

Message from CCSS: BC Transit contract with Greater Victoria Harbour Authority could affect students

July 17, 2013 by Simka Marshall, CCSS external executive  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Columns

The Camosun College Student Society is concerned that a recent contract between BC Transit and the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) will increase the number of buses passing by students when they are heading to class in September. Through a private contract between BC Transit and the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA), BC Transit has […]

Open Space: Social media a global movement: international student

July 17, 2013 by Insu Kim, contributing writer  
Filed under July 17, 2013, Views

A recent announcement of bus and metro fare hikes triggered a series of protests in the Brazilian city of S‹o Paulo. After these protests, I was astonished to hear from my Brazilian friends of a protest being held in Victoria. I would like to call it a movement. My friends participated in this movement to […]

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