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June 15, 2016

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Jazz singer Jaclyn Guillou says collaboration counts

June 15, 2016 by Adam Marsh, Student Editor  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Arts

Vancouver’s Jaclyn Guillou doesn’t hide away these days: the jazz vocalist is performing at this year’s Victoria International JazzFest, and she just released a new album, This Bitter Earth, a tribute to legendary jazz musician Dinah Washington. However, her singing began in a much more secretive fashion. “My piano teacher recognized that I had vocal […]

A provincial divide: inside the national student movement

June 15, 2016 by Greg Pratt, Managing Editor  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Features

From January 14 to 17 of this year, the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS, then known as the Canadian Federation of Students-British Columbia [CFS-BC]) held their 34th annual general meeting. The meeting was significant, as the provincial student group finally made official what people behind the scenes had been talking about for a long […]

What’s Going On: June 15 to July 12, 2016

June 15, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, Student Editor  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Campus

Until Tuesday, June 21 Have a seat Camosun College Fine Furniture and Joinery students will be displaying their end-of-year projects at this exhibit, which is open to the public, at the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, located at 3220 Cedar Hill Road. See camosun.ca/learn/programs/fine-furniture-joinery for info. Until Thursday, June 23 Water is neat, […]

To See or Not to See: The hi-fi humanity of High Fidelity

June 15, 2016 by Finlay Pogue, Contributing Writer  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Columns

High Fidelity 5/5 High Fidelity (2000) is a rom-com in all the right ways. It’s a movie that knows how people work and what motivates them; it knows that people aren’t perfect, and it works with that fact. The humour in the film is paramount, and it’s not the kind that you’ll find in most […]

Of the Land – local indigenous voices: The story of the great flood

June 15, 2016 by Gabriel Underwood, Contributing Writer  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Columns

Good afternoon, morning. Evening, hello. Today I would like to share with you the WSANEC flood story. It is the story of our territory, our nation’s experience with the great flood. Many, many years ago, we lived with, shall we say, extravagance. We had plenty of food—that is great wealth, to be fed with lots […]

Camosun writing prof gets children’s book published

June 15, 2016 by Adam Marsh, Student Editor  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Campus

Camosun Creative Writing professor Laurie Elmquist’s children’s book Beach Baby was recently published, and, much like the book’s protagonist, she learned a lot through the process. As the title suggests, the book is about a baby who is coming to terms with the world around them by observing the things they see on a beach. […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Rebuilding the system

June 15, 2016 by Adam Boyle, Contributing Writer  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Columns

After the end of the spring League of Legends (LoL) Championship Series (LCS) split, LoL developer Riot Games decided that it was time to bring some changes to the system. After every split, Riot tends to shift the rules and format of the LCS slightly. Sometimes it’s larger changes (changing the total number of teams) […]

Susan Chen on post-secondary budget cutbacks, Netflix, and Camosun’s integrity

June 15, 2016 by Adam Marsh, Student Editor  
Filed under June 15, 2016, 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. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Camosun prof, students return from educational Bolivia trip

June 15, 2016 by Adam Marsh, Student Editor  
Filed under June 15, 2016, Campus

Camosun Sports Management instructor Nevin Harper recently returned from a two-week trip to Bolivia with 10 Camosun students from a variety of different programs. Harper took his students everywhere from 4,000 metres above sea level—an altitude that can be dangerous if you’re not properly equipped—to the Sendra Verde ecological reserve, which is home to more […]

News Briefs: June 15, 2016 issue

June 15, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, Student Editor  
Filed under June 15, 2016, News

Camosun Chargers golfers get fifth The Camosun College Chargers golf team placed fifth overall in the recent Canadian University/College Championship, which was held at the Morningstar Golf Club in Parksville from May 30 to June 3. Camosun closed the final round with a collective total of 299. Chargers coach on CBC broadcast team for Olympics […]

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