Wednesday, November 22, 2017

November 1, 2017

Print Version: PDF

The Bi-weekly Gamer: New League of Legends format shaking things up

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

Riot Games’ upcoming franchise model for League of Legends (LoL) has turned quite a few heads, thanks to the company’s ambitious design and announcements—and the fact that not everyone can actually get into the league. Even though the league isn’t supposed to start until early next year, Riot is already selecting teams. Existing League of […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus

November 1, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 1, 2017, Views

Evans’ re-election dreams shot down: Looks like the ongoing saga of impeached Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) director of campus communications Eugene Evans ends here: our November 2, 1992 issue reported on the CCSS election in which Evans was running to get re-elected into the position he had been recently impeached from; Evans didn’t get […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: November 1, 2017 issue

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

As previously reported in this column, the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) collects fees from Camosun students every month for membership in the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). The CCSS collects $2.25 per student per semester, which is split in half between the two organizations. However, between […]

What’s Going On: November 1 to 14, 2017

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

Thursday, November 2 Creating a group synergy Gorge-ous Coffee is hosting a drumming night on November 2. No experience with drums is necessary; attendees will be drumming to create a sense of community and to have fun drumming with others. Visit thebeliefconnection.com for more info; admission is $10 per person, and Gorge-ous Coffee is located […]

New Music Revue: Liam Gallagher, Primitive Man, The Elwins

November 1, 2017 by Fred Cameron, contributing writer and Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 1, 2017, Arts

Liam Gallagher As You Were (Warner Music Canada) 4/5 Liam Gallagher’s first solo record has been a long time coming, but the wait was well worth it. As You Were has the former Oasis frontman back at the top of his game, with a great mixture of melodic Brit pop, driving rock, and a few […]

Yukon singer-songwriter Kim Beggs writes by the numbers

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

Sometimes a connection is all you need to inspire you. That’s exactly what happened for Yukon-based and Quebec-born folk singer Kim Beggs. Beggs says that the name of her new album, Said Little Sparrow, came from something that her mom used to say to her when she was little. “‘Said little sparrow’ is part of […]

Camosun College Student Society elections bring in new board members

November 1, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 1, 2017, News

The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) held its fall elections from October 23 to October 25. This was the second round of elections where voting was conducted online, and it resulted in another voter turnout larger than the CCSS usually gets in its elections. Of 9,431 eligible student voters, 960 voted; during its last elections, […]

Camosun student and chair get involved in non-profit fundraiser dinner

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

The local non-profit Island Chefs’ Collaborative (ICC) is hosting a fundraiser dinner to help the organization spread the idea of healthy eating, and they’re doing it with some involvement from a Camosun student and chair. Camosun second-year Hospitality Management student Cameron Nayler is in charge of marketing for the event; he says that the lessons […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Emrys Prussin talks field trips, course diversity, and garlic

November 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 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. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you want […]

Mind Matters: The battle of mental health is being waged at Camosun

November 1, 2017 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under November 1, 2017, Columns

Mind Matters is a new column about mental-health issues. An epic battle is taking place right here on campus—I’m talking about mental health. Being buried in the books can become overwhelming. The pressures of juggling a personal life with the demands of studies are all too real. It’s easy to overlook self-care as we put […]

Next Page »