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November 7, 2018

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USS celebrates 10 years of music with special Victoria memories

November 7, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, November 7, 2018

Toronto indie-rock duo USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker) are revelling in 10 years of making music together on The Bonavista Tour, a birthday celebration of sorts for the band and their fans. Vocalist Ashley Buchholz says that Victoria is actually home to a special moment in the band’s history. “Victoria was the first big show we […]

What’s Going On: November 7 to 20, 2018

November 7, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, November 7, 2018

Thursday, November 8 CCSS movie night The Camosun College Student Society is hosting a screening of the documentary The Right to Learn on Thursday, November 8. A panel discussion with the filmmaker and guests will follow the screening, which begins at 1:30 in Young 216 at the Lansdowne campus. See camosunstudent.org for more info. Thursday, […]

Larkin Poe take independent route to roots rock

November 7, 2018 by Katrina Brooke, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, November 7, 2018

Atlanta roots-rock sister duo Larkin Poe are about to fly through Victoria as they head out on a world tour, and they’re coming here for a cause: their show is a benefit for Community Living Victoria, a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Rebecca and […]

Referendum to join Canadian Alliance of Student Associations passes in student society elections

November 7, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under November 7, 2018, News

A referendum question asking Camosun College students if they would like to be members of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) passed in the recent Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) elections, meaning that Camosun students may soon be part of a national student organization again. Almost the exact same number of students voted in […]

New Music Revue: Younger Then impress on second album

November 7, 2018 by Bruno Adame, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, November 7, 2018

Younger Then Bad Life (Standby Records) 4.5/5 New York indie rockers Younger Then’s second album, Bad Life, is a deeply cohesive alternative record with a great deal of experimentation. It makes for a very enjoyable listening experience. “Sara Told Them” is one of the best songs on the album. The use of reverb truly makes […]

Open Space: You are not a slave to your job

November 7, 2018 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under November 7, 2018, Views

Despite any superficial vision or mission statements, the natural law of a corporation is that it must make as much money for its shareholders as it possibly can, by any means necessary. Often this takes the form of a charade of corporate responsibility in order to deceive customers, suppliers, and employees into believing that the […]

Hyang Cho turns mundane objects into art in new exhibit

November 7, 2018 by Becca Wheeler, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, November 7, 2018

Buttons, glass jars, tape. In the exhibition At Random, artist Hyang Cho brings a new perspective to mundane items like these. Originally from Korea, Cho relocated to Canada about 15 years ago and currently lives in Guelph, Ontario. Learning how to navigate a different country with a new language has been a wellspring of inspiration […]

The Periodic Column: The action potential of the thalamus

November 7, 2018 by Gwyneth Faulkner, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, November 7, 2018

How do our brains decide what to learn? As students, how can we force our brains to hold on to the facts from our classes that we need to remember for exams instead of random information from our favourite TV shows? Turns out, researchers at Harvard University were wondering that, too. In order to learn, […]

Camosun Chargers golfers return from national golf championships

November 7, 2018 by Jessica Ho, contributing writer  
Filed under November 7, 2018, Campus

The Camosun Chargers golf team travelled to Medicine Hat, Alberta last month to compete in the 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championships. The team competed at Desert Blume Golf Club from October 16 to 19 and placed 8 out of 11. Chargers golf head coach Doug Hastie says that although the team “actually overperformed […]

Campus Access: Microwave concerns on campus

November 7, 2018 by Kelsey Worth, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, November 7, 2018

There are multiple options for food on campus. Well, there are multiple options for most people, that is. While some might argue that the campus cafeteria is perfectly accessible, that isn’t necessarily the case. It isn’t so much the layout of the cafeteria that’s the problem; it’s the volume of people in the space at […]

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