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November 28, 2012

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The green-coffee scheme

December 1, 2012 by Nicole Beneteau, contributing writer  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Life, Magazine Issue

Walk into any coffee shop this time of year and you’ll find the typical assortment of festively flavoured coffees. Pumpkin spice, peppermint, gingerbread, and eggnog lattes abound alongside the artificial garlands and animatronic Santas. But Starbucks has recently added something new to their coffee repertoire that you may have missed among the twinkling lights and […]

Comics: November 28th, 2012 issue

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Filed under November 28, 2012, Humour, Magazine Issue

Luke Sanity Deprived, By Lucas Dahl

A message from the Camosun College student society: November 28th, 2012

November 28, 2012 by Madeline Keller-MacLeod, camosun college student society  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Campus, Magazine Issue

Respect the picket lines I have chosen not to cross the picket line at Camosun. Students and faculty members have stood in solidarity with the members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) LĽocal 2081, support staff at Camosun College, during their strike for a renewed contract with 0-0-2-2-percent wage increases over four years. […]

Speaker’s Corner: Inclusive sympathy

November 28, 2012 by Jean Oliver, camosun college toastmasters  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Life, Magazine Issue

What you are speaking about is not nearly as important as how you share the talk with your audience. The same can be said for synchronizing how you learn with how your instructor teaches. Knowing what your instructor is all about can help you communicate with him or her and ensure your own success. In […]

In Search of Lost Time: Make different the new normal

November 28, 2012 by Daphne Shaed, Camosun College Pride Centre  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Columns, Magazine Issue

Social rules penetrate our lives so intensely and deeply that the thought of escaping them seems impossible and we are better off to simply foster compliance. But compliance breeds stagnation and acts against change. It’s confusing that in a world where everything changes with such frequency we have all had to become specialized in our […]

New Music Revue: November 28th, 2012 issue

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Filed under November 28, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

  Rhyme The Seed and the Sewage (Bakerteam Records) 3/5   Italy’s Rhyme are described as a ’90s metal band by their record label, and that definitely sums up The Seed and the Sewage. There’s a distinct nź-metal vibe on this, the band’s second album, especially on tracks like “Blind Dog” and “Brand New Jesus,” […]

Book gives voice to outcast children

November 28, 2012 by Coleen McLeod, contributing writer  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Cry of the Outcast: Josiah’s Story is a powerful true story about a mother who takes in Josiah, an abandoned African baby boy; it’s a decision fueled by her passion to prevent Josiah’s death. The book is written by the mother, Wendy Reaume. Throughout the book, the reader is witness to the brave struggle of […]

A Christmas Carol brings whirlwind of emotions to Belfry

November 28, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, staff writer  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

I’ve seen A Christmas Carol many times in my life, through multiple mediums and numerous renditions. The Muppet Christmas Carol, Jim Carrey’s A Christmas Carol, Bill Murray’s Scrooged, Bugs Bunny’s A Christmas Carol: I’ve seen each of those and more. Every rendition I’ve witnessed has touched me in one way or another, but none has […]

The convincing nature of 11 blue squares

November 28, 2012 by Jean Oliver, contributing writer  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Any time a photographer hangs 11 large blue squares on white walls and calls it art, I must check it out. It’s always possible we have the next Black Square on our hands, and I want to have seen it first. Now, I admit that I’m a contextualist. If it’s an image that needs an […]

UVic theatre students channel their inner Lehrstüecke

November 28, 2012 by Insu Kim, contributing writer  
Filed under November 28, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Aristotle once said that the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. In order to practice what the philosopher called “experiential learning,” students at the University of Victoria in a course called Performing German Drama decided to perform part of a body of work called Lehrstźecke (“teaching […]

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