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November 29, 2017

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Camosun student gets serious about magic

November 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Campus

For Camosun student and magician Jason Verners, magic is more than just jokes and tricks; it’s about creating a community at each of his shows. Verners, who is in his second year of the University Transfer program, says that he’s aiming to bring the audience into his new show, Millennial. “There’s a lot of technology […]

Blue Bridge Theatre celebrates its first decade with new production

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor    
Filed under November 29, 2017, Arts

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre has been putting on theatre productions in Victoria for 10 years, and Blue Bridge Sings!, the company’s 10-year anniversary show, is both a birthday party and a reunion. People who were in Blue Bridge musicals like Fire, Little Shop of Horrors, My Fair Lady, and Red, Hot Cole! will return for […]

Mind Matters: Three ways to get started with mindfulness

November 29, 2017 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Columns

Need an easy-to-use method to bolster brainpower? Look no further than mindfulness, a backed-by-science way to reduce anxiety and improve focus and working memory. That last part is important for us learners, because a function of working memory is to connect new information to old. According to experts at the American Psychological Association, mindfulness is […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Bree Wilton on math enthusiasm and bad memory

November 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 29, 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 whom you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you want […]

News Briefs: November 29, 2017 issue

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 29, 2017, News

Camosun students excel in scholarships Camosun College students received the most Irving K. Barber Scholarships of all students in British Columbia this year. These scholarships are awarded to students who complete a year of post-secondary studies and then transfer their earned credits to a second institution where they intend on completing their education. Since the […]

Unpacking the Bags: The saga of looking for information

November 29, 2017 by Renata Silva, contributing writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Columns

Every international student knows how difficult it is to get accurate legal information. The search for information is constant: at each new step taken we need to confirm that we’re doing everything within the law. There are rules for studying, working, having bank accounts, renewing visas… But where should someone look for all this information? […]

Open Space: Camosun instructors need to stop relying on the internet

November 29, 2017 by Cindy Peckham, ontributing writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Views

Why are Camosun teachers telling students to go look on Google or lynda.com for answers to questions raised in the classroom? I decided to forego places like lynda.com in favour of a formal education. I took the plunge and, like many students, I’m going into debt to the tune of almost $5,000 per semester to […]

Penguin & Peacock: November 29, 2017

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Filed under November 29, 2017, Humour

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