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Camosun Visual Arts exhibit focuses on student freedom

November 30, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 30, 2016, Campus

Taking 100 photographs and then arranging them in an artistically sound way is no small task, but that’s what Camosun Visual Arts students have done in Typologies, an exhibit up at the Lansdowne campus until December 6. Camosun Visual Arts instructor Nancy Yakimoski says watching the wide array of creative property that students come up […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Kathie Ross doesn’t want to see students give up

November 30, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 30, 2016, 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. If you have an instructor you’d like to see interviewed in the paper, but perhaps you’re […]

Penguin & Peacock: November 30, 2016 issue

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Filed under November 30, 2016, Humour

Local artist looks beyond botany for inspiration

November 30, 2016 by Mason Hendrix, contributing writer  
Filed under November 30, 2016, Arts

Aurafidelite Arindam is a local artist who specializes in botanical-themed work, but her knowledge of art goes far beyond botany. Arindam apprenticed with her late husband Auro, who attended multiple international arts institutions, and even studied under famous Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali. She has a large appreciation for impressionism, which was made popular by artists […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: November 30, 2016 issue

November 30, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 30, 2016, Views

Interesting culinary twist: The ongoing saga of dishes going missing from the Lansdowne cafeteria 25 years ago—which ended with the caf bringing back disposable dishware—wasn’t just because of students taking the plastic dishes, it turns out. In our November 25, 1991 issue, Camosun Food Services Advisory Committee chairperson Beryl Hastings said that he “frequently saw […]

New Music Revue: Dante DeCaro, Ween, Young Mammals

November 30, 2016 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under November 30, 2016, Arts

Dante DeCaro Kill Your Boyfriend (Last Gang Records) 4/5 Jazz legend John Coltrane once said that “the emotional reaction is all that matters.” That sentiment is reflected on Kill your Boyfriend, the debut solo EP from Wolf Parade’s Dante DeCaro (who also played in Hot Hot Heat). In 24 minutes, across five beautifully written and […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Inside the industry

November 30, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 30, 2016, Columns

Millions of people around the globe watch people play video games. To many, watching someone play a virtual game seems unhealthy, unproductive, unusual. To those of us who watch these games, however, it’s something we relate to. The beauty of esports is that although each game is different, the core draw is the same. Let’s […]

New Victoria Beer festival adds cheer to winter season

November 30, 2016 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under November 30, 2016, Life

Ah yes, beer: a beverage often enjoyed outside in the summer months after a long day of work. But what about winter? What do people do then? Well, they stay inside or go to bars and pubs. But soon Victoria will offer something new to beer enthusiasts: the Christmas Craft Beer Show. The main focus […]

News Briefs: November 30, 2016 issue

November 30, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 30, 2016, News

Camosun partnering with Seaspan Shipyards  Victoria’s Seaspan Shipyards recently donated a six-tonne ship’s bulkhead training module to the college. The donation will go toward Camosun’s new Coastal Skills Initiative, a new educational concept designed to draw upon coast-specific issues. Camosun students given $110,000 in scholarships The 2016 Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships have been awarded to […]

What’s Going On: November 30, 2016 to January 3, 2017

November 30, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 30, 2016, Campus

Until Saturday, December 3 Back to Salem Langham Court Theatre will be showing their newest play, The Crucible, until December 3. Loosely based on the Salem Witch Trials, this play hopes to offer an insight into the madness that occurred in that time period. Ticket prices range from $10 to $22. Contact langhamtheatre.ca for more […]

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