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To See or Not to See: Kill Bill Volume 1 and 2 still terrific, tracksuits and all

March 1, 2017 by Finlay Pogue, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

Kill Bill: Volume 1 Kill Bill: Volume 2 5/5 Years ago, I was struggling to pinpoint exactly what it was that all the best movies have in common. The concept of “best movies” is subjective, so I figured there must be some similarities among the films that I deem “the best.” Then the word “bombast” […]

New documentary explores Victoria’s rich punk rock history

March 1, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Arts

Somewhere to Go is a new locally made documentary that hopes to introduce people to the history of Victoria’s vibrant punk rock subculture. Filmmaker Paulina Ortlieb graduated from the University of Victoria in 2014 with a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies; the film, which Ortlieb worked on for six years, is her master’s thesis and […]

Cream of the craft: A college students’ guide to drinking local beer

March 1, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Features

One of the most important aspects of college life is unwinding after a long week of classes and studying. And what better way to do that than with a cold beer? But not just any beer; even though it may cost a little more, you’re going to get one of those local craft brews that […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Rocket League gets fuel from developers

March 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

I’ve tried to stay away from sports-related games when writing this column. And there are a lot of them—games involving the NHL, NBA, MLB, and FIFA have been around for a very long timae. Rocket League is a game is not about rockets but, rather, about rocket-powered cars that you control to play a compact […]

Penguin & Peacock: March 1, 2017 issue

March 1, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Humour

Local author explores Chinese history in Yut Di: One Earth

March 1, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Arts

As a white, Victoria-born, west-coast-bred-and-fed male, I’ve remained pretty ignorant of Chinese culture—and, especially, Chinese history—most of my life. Yut Di: One Earth by local author E.H.K. Ho changed that. Ho begins with the history of why people wanted to get out of China; reading the introduction felt like a high-school history lesson that would […]

Camosun College looks ahead after Day of Reconciliation event

March 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Campus

On Friday, February 18, Camosun College held their latest Conversations Day, this time around with a focus on reconciliation. The Day of Reconciliation event was a day of learning and awareness-raising for the faculty and educators of Camosun. Last year marked the beginning of the five-year strategic plan set in place by Camosun president Sherri […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun Anthropology prof Kathryn Waterhouse doesn’t want to fail you

March 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, 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. If you have an instructor you’d like to see interviewed in the paper, but perhaps you’re […]

What’s Going On: March 1 to 14, 2017

March 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Arts

Until Wednesday, September 4 Past, meet future The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is using the first 30 years of their experience collecting art as inspiration for their new exhibit, Moving Forward by Looking Back. The focus of the exhibit will be on the gallery’s first director, Colin Graham, whose views of how art should be […]

Camosun College to host national volleyball championships

March 1, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under March 1, 2017, News

The Camosun Chargers are hosting the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national women’s volleyball championships at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) at Camosun’s Interurban campus from March 8 to 11. The Chargers also recently announced they would be hosting the national men’s volleyball championships at PISE from March 7 to 10, 2018. Camosun […]

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