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News Briefs: October 19, 2016 issue

October 19, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under October 19, 2016, News

Camosun Chargers golf team gets first place  The Camosun Chargers golf team earned first place in the Pacific Western Athletic Association closing tournament on Sunday, October 2. Head coach John Randle said in a press release that he is proud of his team for shooting the 2,347 conference low that earned them the win. Camosun […]

Camosun’s Africa Calling struggles to get phone donations

October 19, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Campus

Victoria is known for its vast number of charities. Camosun College is no stranger to them; Africa Calling, for example, has had a strong presence here on campus for the past seven years (indeed, the group started as a class project at Camosun). Africa Calling collects phones and distributes them to those less fortunate, but […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Max Oleson connects with students

October 19, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 19, 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. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

New Music Revue: Slothrust’s intelligent lyrics shine on new album

October 19, 2016 by Mohammed Rashead, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Arts

Slothrust Everyone Else (Dangerbird Records) 3.5/5 Jazz- and blues-influenced rock is not my usual genre of choice, but Slothrust kept me interested on their third album. The songs have very interesting titles, which always pulls the listeners in and is very fitting for this album. Personally, I would have preferred the first song, “Surf Goth,” […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Rebooting esports

October 19, 2016 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Columns

Change is inevitable; when you are the biggest esport in the world, change can mean the difference between bankruptcy and fortune. Riot Games recently released a new set of changes for their professional League of Legends players. Centred on fandom, economics, and stability, Riot hopes to apply these changes (and more) to all 13 leagues […]

Open Space: Feminists need to listen to cis men too

October 19, 2016 by Quinn Hiebert, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Views

I would be perfectly justified if I hated men. It’s a statement I’ve made many times to cis men, after a conversation where I “out” myself as a feminist and state that feminism is about equality. The gears turn, they get the look, they blurt out that feminism is about hating men. They expect me […]

Penguin & Peacock: October 19, 2016 issue

October 19, 2016 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Humour

Interactive play brings frights to Craigdarroch Castle

October 19, 2016 by Mason Hendrix, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Arts

David Radford is a local theatre actor who has written, directed, and starred in various productions, including an interactive play coming just in time for Halloween. Arkenham Abbey is a site-specific show that takes place at Craigdarroch Castle in late October. The play is a Batman-esque thriller set in post-Edwardian London, after World War One […]

A provincial tragedy

October 19, 2016 by Jessica Williamson, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Features

Fentanyl has killed over 200 people in BC since the beginning of 2016. Are students safe? And what is being done to stop this crisis? A drug 50 to 100 times more toxic and potent than morphine has been causing a string of overdoses in British Columbia. Clinically, it’s prescribed for extreme pain relief in a […]

What’s Going On: October 19 to November 1, 2016

October 19, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Campus, Uncategorized

Until Friday, October 21 Do engineers like pizza? For all those engineering students scattered across both campuses, five presentations by the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) will be held on campus until October 21. To sweeten the deal, there will be free pizza, door prizes, and free student ASTTBC memberships available. For […]

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