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June 12, 2019

Camosun Video Games Club provides universal language for students

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

To students looking to escape the chaos of classes and exams, fourth-year Anthropology student Amy Lee-Radigan says to look no further than the Camosun Video Games Club as a way to de-stress and bond over a mutually loved activity. “I think college is an amazing time to get out of your shell a little bit,” […]

News Briefs: June 12, 2019 issue

June 12, 2019 by  
Filed under June 12, 2019, News

Agreement calls for more student support at college Camosun College and BCGEU Local 701 recently ratified an agreement that includes a fund to support the development of online, blended, and distributed courses, along with student and instructor support initiatives that aim to improve learning outcomes. BCGEU Local 701 represents 164 vocational faculty members at Camosun. […]

Kayfabulous: June 12, 2019 issue

June 12, 2019 by Nate Downe, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Humour

Open Space: BC government finally cracking down on post-secondary money laundering

June 12, 2019 by Varunjot Singh, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Views

The BC government has identified post-secondary as a vulnerable sector for money laundering and are asking institutions such as Camosun College to put measures in place to prevent money laundering. It’s about time. Around $7.4 billion in cash was laundered in British Columbia in 2018, according to a report by a panel of experts led […]

Camosun College involved in microhousing project

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

Camosun College—through its Camosun Innovates department—is teaming up with Clemson University in South Carolina and Anomura Housing Society in Victoria on a design for tiny homes that can be assembled with just a rubber mallet, a screwdriver, and steel twist ties. The design, called sim[PLY], was developed at Clemson University in the interest of synthesizing […]

Penguin & Peacock: June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Humour

Through the looking glass: The impact of cell-phone use on Camosun College students

June 12, 2019 by Christine Clark, features writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Features

Cell phones. Who uses cell phones these days?  Pretty much everyone, obviously. Except me. I gave up my cell phone in the fall of 2014; I was leaving BC to go travelling for several months in Europe. I really needed a change, and it was the perfect opportunity to make a complete break from the […]

Know Your Profs: Carl Everitt on the importance of giving back

June 12, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Homepage Feature

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 […]

Communication Error: Spilling voices

June 12, 2019 by Nate Downe, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2019, Columns

Jogging at a standstill, layering yourself into position, and dripping into place—not unlike a gelatin mould of yourself. Voices are running wild, and they are running nowhere. Where exactly are you going, voices, and are you not already somewhere you wish to be? Spending time devising ways to spend time isn’t exactly useful right now, […]

Langham Court to close out season with a heap of British humour

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

Local community theatre company Langham Court Theatre is preparing the final show of their 90th season, Noises Off. For director Don Keith, the shenanigans of the 1982 British comedy about a theatre troupe on the final night of rehearsals before the big opening of their show hit close to home.   “Noises Off, I laugh […]

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