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June 10, 2015

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Know Your Profs: Camosun College Electrical Trades Training chair Ian Warrender is here to help, not hinder

June 16, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under June 10, 2015, 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. This time around, we talked to Camosun Electrical Trades Training chair Ian Warrender about being the […]

News Briefs: June 10, 2015 issue

June 15, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under June 10, 2015, News

Camosun gets funding boost for shipbuilding and repair program Camosun College will receive $155,000 and will offer two cohorts for up to 28 student spaces in an entry-level ship-repair and shipbuilding program as part of BC’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint. The program will be in partnership with the Industrial Marine Training and Applied Research Centre. […]

Shotgun Jimmie embraces lo-fi sounds for his latest album

June 12, 2015 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under June 10, 2015, Arts

When Manitoba-by-way-of-New Brunswick singer-songwriter Jim Killpatrick, better known by his stage name of Shotgun Jimmie, is asked what his musical influences are these days, he pauses a moment, then says emphatically, “Karaoke is my biggest inspiration right now.” To anyone familiar with Jimmie’s easy-going character and down-to-earth songwriting, the answer is not all that surprising. […]

What’s Going On: June 10, 2015 issue

June 12, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under June 10, 2015, Campus

Until June 25 Carnivoriffic art Meaty Pies is a solo exhibit of work from Shawn Shepherd happening at Polychrome Fine Art; see polychromefinearts.com for details. Until June 27 Feel the friction Speculative Frictions is a media installation at Deluge Contemporary Art which examines, according to Deluge, “construction cinematic landscapes, narratives restructured through repurposed footage/sound and […]

New trades building set to open at Camosun’s Interurban campus in September

June 11, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under June 10, 2015, News

Camosun College’s new trades building is set to open its doors in September. The $30-million Centre for Trades Education and Innovation will house the college’s automotive, heavy-duty commercial transport, nautical, sheet metal, welding, and metal fabrication departments. The 80,000-square-foot building, which is being built to LEED Gold standards, adds to Camosun’s existing 17,000 square feet […]

Why students should care about Bill C-51

June 9, 2015 by Rebecca Davies, contributing writer  
Filed under June 10, 2015, Features

Prime Minister Stephen Harper stood proudly in front of the Canadian flag at a Conservative party rally in January. There, in front of his supporters, he introduced Bill C-51 as anti-terrorism legislation in response to the October shooting on Parliament Hill. Despite many debates as to whether the event was in fact a terrorist attack […]

New Victoria gallery aims to change minds about media

June 9, 2015 by Julianne Daze, contributing writer  
Filed under June 10, 2015, Arts

On Flux Media Art Gallery’s opening night, dozens of attendees gathered in the 600-square-foot office space to reflect on the work of artist Terry Haines, mingle over edibles, and greet the furry dog meandering through clusters of people. This is not your typical art gallery. Programming director Catlin Lewis has had almost a decade of […]

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