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May 15, 2019

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Open Space: The reality of rentals in Victoria

May 15, 2019 by Cody Avitan, contributing writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Views

Finding affordable rental prices in Victoria is like sticking your hand into a beehive hoping to get honey without getting stung. Unfortunately, you are going to get stung. Most people are still picking high-rental-price stingers out of their fingers while continuing their search for affordability. All you have to do is sneak between the stingers […]

Camosun Powerlifting Club a chance for students to train, escape

May 15, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Campus

We all have moments where all we want to do is stop thinking. Methods of escape vary depending on the person: music, food, books, booze, or exercise—everyone has a different method to their madness. For first-year Exercise and Wellness student Eric Zhao—who founded the Camosun Powerlifting Club—it’s definitely exercise. He’s been lifting weights since the […]

Know Your Profs: Irene Wallace on the importance of a Starbucks glass half-full

May 15, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, 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 who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

New Music Revue: Dave Hause’s Kick a 2019 essential

May 15, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Arts

Dave Hause Kick(Rise Records)4.5/5 It’s been a while since I heard an album that was as skilfully written and executed as Dave Hause’s fourth solo album, Kick. A commentary on issues facing working-class America, Kick is full of heart, musically empowering, and lyrically insightful. With the album full of societal critiques, songs like “Saboteurs”—driven by […]

Let’s Talk: Summer love

May 15, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Columns

Like many students, I’m finding my sea legs again after the insanity that was end-of-the-semester mayhem. Finals are done, grades are in, and I’m back in the swing of working full time and having my evenings free from homework—also known as having time to write things that I’m not getting graded on! In addition to […]

Bubbles: May 15, 2019 issue

May 15, 2019 by Lia Glidden, contributing writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Humour

Discovery of rare prints leads to Landscapes of Edo

May 15, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Arts

Landscapes of Edo: Ukiyo-e features an abundance of Japanese prints from artists such as Utagawa Hiroshige and Katsushika Hokusai that were pulled together from The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s extensive collection. For curator Haema Sivanesan, the process of putting this collection of ukiyo-e—a style of Japanese art that depicts the life of the common […]

Penguin & Peacock: May 15, 2019 issue

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Filed under May 15, 2019, Humour

Snotty Nose Rez Kids bring hip hop with a message to town

May 15, 2019 by Katie Mondey, contributing writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Arts

Quinton “Yung Trybez” Nyce and Darren “Young D” Metz, the two members of Vancouver-based hip hop band Snotty Noze Rez Kids, are doing more than making music—they are communicating a message of empowerment and healing. They’re not the first to voice injustices through music, and—like other musicians who create music this raw, real, and impassioned—they […]

News Briefs: May 15, 2019 issue

May 15, 2019 by  
Filed under May 15, 2019, News

CCSS offering discount bus pass The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) is offering Camosun students a special deal on a four-month BC Transit bus pass. The optional non-academic bus pass allows students who were enrolled in the winter 2019 semester to purchase a pass lasting from May through August for $85. Students who are enrolled […]

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