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October 17, 2012

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Halloween costumes mirror pop culture

October 30, 2012 by Kate Masters, contributing writer  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Life, Magazine Issue

The thrill of finding the perfect Halloween costume is exhilarating for some and exhausting for others. If you’re nervous about online shopping, too impatient for a thrift store, and depressed by Walmart’s buzzing fluorescent lights and prepackaged costume clones, it’s time to consider renting. The quality of a rental costume is much better and you […]

New Music Revue: October 17, 2012 issue

October 28, 2012 by  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Danko Jones Rock and Roll Is Black and Blue (Bad Taste Records) 4/5 Don’t expect this Toronto-based rock trio, led by Danko Jones himself, to slow down, ever. After releasing a two-disc documentary DVD in June and a book earlier this month, Danko Jones are capping off a full media onslaught with the release of […]

New social sciences class encourages positive change

October 26, 2012 by Lucas Milroy, staff writer  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Magazine Issue, News

Africa Calling, which started out as a class project at Camosun in January of 2011, has inspired a new social sciences class at the college while quickly growing into a not-for-profit organization aimed at delivering cell phones to rural villages. “Our three main goals are all about saving lives,” explains Kevin Davis, a Camosun College […]

Horror show goes Lovecraftian

October 25, 2012 by Marina Glassford, contributing writer  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Our minds have the innate ability to trick us into believing that something is lurking in the shadows or waiting under our bed. It causes our hearts to race and our imaginations to take us for a ride. That is where the grandfather of horror, H.P. Lovecraft, takes us: to the edge of reason and […]

It’s always the season of the witch in Victoria

October 23, 2012 by Nicole Beneteau  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Life, Magazine Issue

Victoria has often been dubbed a haven for newlyweds and nearly deads, but there’s another cultural group thriving in Mile Zero: witches. From followers of the Wiccan faith to ceremonial magicians and goddess worshippers, those who practice pagan traditions abound in Victoria. John Threlfall, fine arts communications and special projects officer at the University of […]

Hobbit hits hard with inmate backup

October 20, 2012 by Insu Kim, contributing writer  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

What motivates good people to do bad things? Kate Rubin explores this idea in her latest production, a version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, which takes place inside the William Head Prison in Metchosin. Rubin explains that the William Head on Stage program, which has been running for over 30 years, is very unique, in […]

Comics: October 17, 2012 issue

October 17, 2012 by Lucas Dahl, Pedro Banman  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Humour, Magazine Issue

Luke Sanity Deprived by Lucas Dahl

Local, Live, and Loud: October 17 – 30, 2012

October 17, 2012 by Daniel Darling, contributing writer  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Wednesday, October 17 Less than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Flatfoot 56 Club 919, $25/29.50, 9:30 pm I know a couple guys named Jake. I worked with one many years ago. He’s an Aussie. Nice guy, but at the time he wasn’t really the hardest worker. I had a bit of seniority on him, so I […]

A Message from the Camosun College Student Society: October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012 by Madeline Keller-Macleod, Camosun College Student Society  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Columns, Magazine Issue

The provincial elections are fast approaching and the Camosun College Student Society is working to organize students leading up to election day. We officially launched our Rock the Vote BC campaign last week, when we handed to Elections BC about 150 voter registration forms that we had collected from students this fall. We want to […]

In search of lost time: We want your blood!

October 17, 2012 by Daphne Shaed, Camosun College Pride Centre  
Filed under October 17, 2012, Columns, Magazine Issue

This month Camosun Pride worked to develop a partnership with Canadian Blood Services to encourage our amazing students to donate blood. Blood donation is incredibly important and there’s no question that this simple act saves lives. Currently, there’s a lifetime deferral for men who have sex with men. The current policy doesn’t take into consideration […]

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