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May 14, 2014

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What’s Going On: May 14 to June 10, 2014: Fishes and birds (music), fishes and birds (nature session), not fishes and birds (#notallwhiteyyj)

May 14, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under May 14, 2014, Campus

Thursday, May 15 Clara comes to town Olympic medalist Clara Hughes will be coming from Whitehorse down to Victoria on the West Coast leg of her cross-Canada bike tour. Called Clara’s Big Ride, it aims to promote awareness of mental health and to help reduce its stigmas. The welcome event will be at 3 pm […]

Ability’s Muse: Listen, don’t solve

May 14, 2014 by Andy Chen, Camosun College Students with (dis)Abilities Collective  
Filed under May 14, 2014, Columns

I completed a mental health and addictions practicum in six weeks, just prior to graduation. My mentor was a mental health worker and mobile medication monitor. We travelled from site to site, observing clients as they ingested medications prescribed for treatment. We ran a coffee house that encouraged residents to leave the privacy of their […]

Astrological Asininity: May 14, 2014 issue

May 14, 2014 by River Rainfall, contributing writer  
Filed under May 14, 2014, Humour

Hi so OMG whoa these spring classes are long like hours and hours long my head is spinning more than usual! Here are some fortune cookies LOL I mean fortunes. Aries: Accidentally Aries! Totally a new movie I’m writing in my head LOL. Just kidding, and by the way, I hope you manage to buy […]

Camosun alumni Ann Eriksson’s novel addresses two types of health issues

May 14, 2014 by Gillian Sellman, contributing writer  
Filed under May 14, 2014, Arts

Camosun graduate Ann Eriksson has a history in biology, but she’s always had a passion and love for books and writing. After joining a friend’s writing support group she wrote her first novel, fell in love with doing it, and just kept going. Eriksson’s fourth and most recent novel, High Clear Bell of Morning, merges […]

Camosun College PISE students off to Bolivia

May 14, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under May 14, 2014, News

There’s real-world learning, and there’s real-world learning. Nevin Harper, chair of Camosun’s Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership program at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE), is about to introduce 20 of his students to that very reality as they embark on a field learning trip to the mountainous regions of Bolivia. Departing on […]

News Briefs: Camosun and Royal Roads agree to understand, Camosun business students raise bread, tap water better than bottled water after all

May 14, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under May 14, 2014, News

Camosun students help health clinics The Island Sexual Health Society received some assistance from the Camosun College Student Society after announcing a significant funding shortage earlier this year. The student society, which represents over 9,000 Camosun students, provided a donation of $1 per member with a challenge to the UVic Student Society to match or […]

Age of Geeks: Google scores big with music and maps

May 14, 2014 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under May 14, 2014, Columns

Spring has been wonderful time for the tech-y and geeky people, with lots of announcements and pleasant surprises. And it wasn’t just the anticipated released dates of devices that were pushed a bit earlier, but also the announcement of the much-awaited Google Music services. So, let’s have a look at the wonderful tech stories over […]

Camosun College gets $280,000 for business services

May 14, 2014 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under May 14, 2014, News

Camosun College recently received $280,980 from the federal government to go towards services that aim to increase local business innovation. The money, which came in the form of two Applied Research Tools & Instruments awards from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), is going towards biofermentation equipment that will be used […]

Victoria author Chad Ganske turns to science fiction for debut novel

May 14, 2014 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under May 14, 2014, Arts

Idyllic Avenue, the first novel from local author Chad Ganske, is the end result of a life spent in the pursuit of writing. But the strange thing is that the sci-fi book, which follows Stanford “Saturn” Samuels (a man with an eye mutation that makes him “imperfect”) and his life on the distant planet of […]

Zed: Chapter 2

May 14, 2014 by Patrick Hallihan, contributing writer  
Filed under May 14, 2014, Features

[Note: This is part two in a three-part series. To read part one, go here. To read part three, stay tuned!] The following is a theatrical retelling of a Humans vs. Zombies event, hosted by UVic Urban Gaming. During these events, the last of the human race fights off the zombie horde with everything NERF at their […]

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