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March 21, 2012

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Charger Hilary Graham plays it cool

March 28, 2012 by Jean Oliver, contributing writer  
Filed under May 9, 2012, March 21, 2012, Sports

The Chargers women’s volleyball team were missing key players that day against the Douglas College Royals. Two powers were injured; a middle had dislocated one of her fingers. Coach Chris Dahl had considered second-year right side Hilary Graham as an outside hitter, but these depletions meant other players had to try different positions. “We had […]

Fernwood-based pirate radio station reflects on raid

March 22, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, contributing writer  
Filed under March 21, 2012, News

A local pirate radio station called Fernwood Autonomous Radio (FAR) was recently forced to shut down after Industry Canada caught wind of the station tapping into local FM airwaves and raided the station’s domestic location. Joey Chaos, the individual who started the pirate radio station in Fernwood that was raided on February 23, first came […]

Longwalkshortdock comes full circle

March 21, 2012 by Dylan Wilks, staff writer  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Arts

A childhood deeply immersed in gaming has come full circle for Dave King, the Vancouver-based electronic musician better known as Longwalkshortdock. “Growing up, those video games were what was the most interesting to me,” he says. “Other than sports and school, vids were my main interest because I didn’t really give a damn about girls […]

Music/theatre troupe tackles Waits

March 21, 2012 by Rose Jang, contributing writer  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Arts

L’Orchestre d’Hommes-Orchestres (LODHO) is a band of one-man bands: six of them, to be precise. And the half-band, half-theatre troupe (made up of Québec City natives) are taking a shot at Tom Waits on their current tour. “We’re six people working together around the notion of being a one-man band, which to us means being […]

Comics: March 21, 2012 issue

March 21, 2012 by Libby Hopkinson, Ken MacKenzie  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Humour

Earthy Edibles: Smooth as spiced citrus

March 21, 2012 by Keira Zikmanis  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Columns

One of my favourite memories of living in Brazil as a child is of the beautiful mangoes we would harvest from our backyard. I loved watching them ripen and swell from small, hard green fruits to juicy globes barely holding onto the branches. My brother would climb the tree and cut them down, the sticky […]

Double Teamed: Let’s text about sex, baby

March 21, 2012 by Dylan Wilks and Clorisa Simpson  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Columns

In honour of the relatively recent inclusion of the word “sexting” to the Oxford English Dictionary, we decided to talk about texting about sex. And Glee. Clorisa: So, “sexting” is now an official word in the Oxford English Dictionary. Which is interesting. It’s probably one of the newer words added in there. Dylan: They said […]

What’s Up With Her?: Mental illness stigma

March 21, 2012 by Chantal Kyffin, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Columns

A flight attendant for American Airlines has been hospitalized after having a panic attack and screaming over the plane’s PA system that the plane was going to crash. Reportedly, the flight attendant has bipolar disorder, a mental illness characterized by manic states, and had been off of her medication. In our society mental illness is […]

New Music Revue: March 21, 2012 issue

March 21, 2012 by Clorisa Simpson, James Down, Rose Jang  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Arts

School of Seven Bells Ghostory (Vagrant/Ghostly) 4/5 School of Seven Bells, a dream-pop indie-rock shoegaze band from New York, are back with their third studio album. This band is adorable: their songs draw you in and feel like comfortable dreams, the kind you never want to end. Recently, School of Seven Bells downgraded in size, […]

Go to capitalism city

March 21, 2012 by TY Nyce, contributing writer  
Filed under March 21, 2012, Arts

Time and the Suburbs: The Politics of Built Environments and the Future of Dissent (Arbeiter Ring Publishing) is a commanding political reassessment of the urbanization of rural cities post-industrialization. The 150-page discourse by Rohan Quinby explores fatalism in the capitalistic movements that encode and dictate the constructs of human civilizations. Using political and philosophical theories […]

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