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November 4, 2015

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Lit Matters: The inside rooms of Carson McCullers

November 4, 2015 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Columns

“I am not meant to be alone and without you who understands,” wrote John Singer, a deaf mute who is at the center of Carson McCullers’ beautiful novel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Set in the depression-era south, the novel follows the lives of several townspeople who revolve around the mild-mannered Singer, each driven, […]

Jesse Roper drops new album for charity, gets lost in woods

November 4, 2015 by Jessica Williamson, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Arts

When singer/songwriter Jesse Roper calls me to start our interview to chat about his new benefit album and tour, something seems off right away: he’s completely out of breath. “Hi, it’s Jesse Roper here, and I’m on a little hike,” he says, panting, making it difficult to make out his words. Roper, who is from […]

Towers and Trees hope to use The West Coast to connect

November 4, 2015 by Jake Wyatt, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Arts

It’s been a whirlwind three years for Adrian Chalifour. After the release of Towers and Trees’ debut EP, Broken Record, the frontman for the Victoria rock outfit has kept himself busy. Between a slew of tour dates, including a standout show at Rifflandia, the group has released their sophomore effort, The West Coast. “I think […]

Matthew Good on Chaotic Neutral and the creative process

November 4, 2015 by Rebecca Davies, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Arts

Matthew Good’s days topping the charts in the ’90s with the Matthew Good Band may be over, but the musician is on his seventh solo album and is more creative than ever. Fans of Dungeons and Dragons will recognize the album title, Chaotic Neutral, as a character alignment in the game. Chaotic neutral makes characters […]

The most boring video game in the world returns for Desert Bus for Hope fundraiser

November 4, 2015 by Wendy Snedden, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Life, Uncategorized

Mark your calendars, gaming enthusiasts: Desert Bus for Hope returns on November 14. This unique event mixes philanthropy, gaming, and all things nerd culture. Desert Bus for Hope is an annual charity event that raises funds for Child’s Play, a Seattle-run game-industry charity focused on raising funds for children’s hospitals and sexual-assault resources. Desert Bus […]

Victoria shoots and Victoria scores: a look at the local sports scene, on and off Camosun’s campuses

November 4, 2015 by Adam Marsh, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Features

With the school year in full swing, the Victoria sports scene is hopping once again. It’s readily apparent here on campus: the Camosun Chargers have hit the ground running with a collective total of six wins in men’s and women’s volleyball. The Chargers golf team brought home gold after years of being the runner-up. There […]

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