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Let’s Talk: Let’s talk about Alabama

June 12, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Columns, June 12, 2019

As the writer of a column about women’s issues, one would think that I’d be sitting at my keyboard with bated breath, fingers feverously clicking across the keys as I express my views on everything going on in the southern states right now.  But in reality, I’ve been dreading writing a column for this issue. […]

Camosun student Graham Basi takes home college’s President’s Cup award

June 12, 2019 by Katy Weicker, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Campus

Camosun student Graham Basi has won the Camosun College President’s Cup award. The award is among the most prestigious a Camosun athlete can receive; it’s earned by a student athlete through a combination of excellence in athletics and academics, and it’s presented at the annual Athletic Awards Ceremony. At this year’s ceremony, held on April […]

Bubbles: June 12, 2019 issue

June 12, 2019 by Lia Glidden, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Humour

New Music Revue: Steven Bowers delivers decent but flawed fifth album

June 12, 2019 by Fred Cameron, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, June 12, 2019

Steven BowersElk Island Park(New Pony Music)3.5/5  After a seven-year wait, Newfoundlander Steven Bowers—who now calls Victoria home—has released his fifth LP, Elk Island Park. Co-produced by Juno-winning producer Colin Stewart, Bowers’ latest effort picks up right where he left off with his last album, 2012’s Beothuk Words. Elk Island Park offers a collection of well-crafted, […]

Less Than Jake still going strong after all these years

June 12, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under Arts, June 12, 2019

There’s a certain laid-back tranquility to Canada’s west coast. Just ask Chris DeMakes, guitarist/vocalist of Florida ska/punk band Less Than Jake. The group have travelled all over the world in the 27 years since they formed, and they’ve never looked back.  “I dunno what else there is to say, man—it’s British Columbia. It’s Canada. I’ve […]

What’s Going On: June 12 to July 9, 2019

June 12, 2019 by Kate Wood, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, June 12, 2019

Until Sunday, October 6 The art of matriarchs New exhibits on now at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria include Canadian contemporary artists Daniel Young and Christian Giroux’s Film Path/Camera Path with under-titles, where their projected images meet motion, dimension, and sculpture. Matriarchs: Prints by First Nations Women is guest curated by Margaret August, a two-spirit Coast […]

New Music Revue: Riot Ten gets fiercely diverse on new EP

June 12, 2019 by Zachary Greenwood, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, June 12, 2019

Riot TenHype or Die: Sun City(Dim Mak Records)4/5  Texas-based DJ and producer Riot Ten—also known as Christopher Wilson—has unleashed his fierce new EP, Hype or Die: Sun City, on Dim Mak Records. The first track, “Los Pinches,” is unforgettable. It leads with trumpet and impresses on the listener an image of the scorching sun burning […]

First Things First: Struggles for a summer job

June 12, 2019 by Tiegan Suddaby, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, June 12, 2019

As May wastes away through long nights of watching cooking ASMRs and worrying over when classes are available, June swoops in with the reminder that you don’t have a job. Three months is a long time if you don’t have much of a purpose. But when I’m happily trapped in a cycle of hedonism, I […]

Maritime Museum launches exhibit about the state of oceans

June 12, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Life

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is exactly what it sounds like it is: 80,000 tonnes of our shit floating in the ocean. Broken down, that’s the weight of roughly 500 jumbo jets, or about 250 pieces of garbage for every human being walking this planet. The Maritime Museum of BC’s exhibit The Great Pacific Garbage […]

Health with Tess: Sweet slumber and circadian rhythms part 2

June 12, 2019 by Tess Syrowik, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, June 12, 2019

Back in the dark ages of last semester, when everything was due and tensions were high, I touched on how sleep helps us concentrate and be more productive, and how poor sleep can impact our immune systems and mental health. Many of these are short-term benefits that compound to help manage long-term health, but they […]

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