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May 9, 2012

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Camosun’s budget increases tuition, axes programs

April 11, 2012 by Dylan Wilks, staff writer  
Filed under May 9, 2012, April 11, 2012, News

Camosun’s new budget: • 2% increase in tuition • 46 jobs potentially cut • 1 radio station shut down • 3 programs cut or suspended Between the two percent increase in tuition, cutting as many as 46 staff and faculty, the shutting down of the college’s radio station and the cuts or suspensions of three […]

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 […]

The lizard of Oz: a memoir

January 10, 2012 by Jean Oliver, contributing writer  
Filed under May 9, 2012, January 11, 2012, Features

David Hudson opened the door to his traditional Queenslander home back in 1988 and welcomed us inside. Glad to be in out of the heat, we made our way to the cool centre of the house. He told us to make ourselves comfortable in the small sitting room while he went to the kitchen; he […]

Aboriginal education thrives at Camosun

November 2, 2011 by Jeremy Ambers, contributing writer  
Filed under May 9, 2012, November 2, 2011, Campus

Celebrating its 20th year at Camosun College, Aboriginal Education and Community Connections (formerly First Nations Education) plays a large role in ensuring a successful future for aboriginal students at the college. The resource centre offers support for students who are in aboriginal studies. “When I walk into this office, I feel like I’m walking into […]

PostSecret finds the positive side of having secrets

October 11, 2011 by Chesley Ryder, contributing writer  
Filed under May 9, 2012, October 5, 2011, Arts

It started out as a community art project in Washington, DC, seven years ago. Four New York Times bestselling books, a successful blog site, and half a million anonymous secrets later, PostSecret is now putting the power of secret-sharing and moderating into the hands of the user with the new PostSecret app. But despite all […]

A deadly silence: the epidemic of missing and murdered BC Aboriginal women

September 7, 2011 by Ali Hackett, staff writer  
Filed under May 9, 2012, September 7, 2011, Features

Thousands of Canadian women have been murdered over the last four decades, and hundreds, if not thousands, more are missing. Walk4Justice, a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness of this epidemic, says the number of missing and murdered women is as high as 4,200, with a disproportionately large percentage of Aboriginal women represented. Although the […]