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October 29, 2014

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Lit Matters: Hemingway’s tragic life changed literature

October 29, 2014 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Columns

“The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof shit detector.” This statement is typical of Ernest Hemingway, who was almost as famous for his bravado lifestyle as for changing the course of modern literature. Born in 1899, Hemingway killed himself in 1961 after inventing a whole new way of writing fiction. […]

News Briefs: Camosun named a top research college, good news for students with kids, a chance to win free coffee for a semester

October 29, 2014 by Matt O'Connor, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, News

One of Canada’s top research colleges Camosun is the only college in British Columbia to have made the list of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges, ranking at number 37. Camosun is recognized for its contributions to technology, sport, manufacturing, and social innovations, which help small and medium enterprises to expand in terms of competition, productivity, […]

Britten’s War Requiem honours those who suffered in battles

October 29, 2014 by Andrea Valentine-Lewis, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Arts

Over 150 voices will ring out in the Royal Theatre on November 8 when Britten’s War Requiem, an emotional orchestral performance of tragedy and remembrance, takes place in Victoria. The concert will include the talents of the Victoria Symphony, as well as 165 choral voices from the Vox Humana Choir, Victoria Choral Society, and St. […]

Latest Buck 65 album a product of troubled marriage

October 29, 2014 by Megan Dunn, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Arts

Richard Terfry, better known by stage name Buck 65, didn’t take the release of his new album lightly. Terfry’s latest, NeverLove, is a very personal account of his recent divorce. Terfry is one of the most innovative figures in the Canadian music scene and Buck 65 is a one-man band with a reputation of having […]

Environmental explorations: taking a look at Camosun College’s sustainability initiatives

October 29, 2014 by Pascale Archibald, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Features

Camosun College recently released a sustainability report outlining the college’s efforts to reduce the environmental impact of operation. The 35-page report is full of interesting projects and governance initiatives happening on both campuses, but college administrators and environmentally conscious students on campus say there’s more that can be done. Understandably, the sustainability report places particular […]

Booze Clues: Spinning Veneto’s wheel

October 29, 2014 by Andrea Valentine-Lewis, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Columns

I had only visited Veneto Tapa Lounge once before this past weekend, when I enjoyed a few glasses of Prosecco (which they have on tap). This time, however, I decided to taste a few of Veneto’s signature and customized cocktails. I must admit that I’m a beer drinker, wine drinker, and vodka/gin drinker. I’m not […]

1976 Camosun grad becomes Buddhist monk in retirement

October 29, 2014 by Sarah Tayler, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Campus

Doshu Rogers has been a technician, a researcher, an entrepreneur, a construction worker, and a tree planter. But now the Camosun alumnus is exploring a whole new lifestyle in his retirement. Rogers, a graduate of Camosun’s Electronics Technology Program in 1976, is now spreading the teachings and merits of meditation practice to the public as […]

Bite Me: Logan’s drunch perfect for post-partying eats

October 29, 2014 by Megan Dunn, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Columns

One of my favourite meals is the weekend brunch, especially after a night of dancing. And while I’ve never experienced the nightlife of Logan’s Pub, it’s my go-to place for the required “drunch.” What is drunch, you ask? It’s between breakfast and brunch after a night of fun, and you might just be in last […]

As I Was Saying: Those desperate for love need to set boundaries

October 29, 2014 by Megan Dunn, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under October 29, 2014, Columns

Having jumped out of an 11-year relationship just over a year ago, the idea of starting a new relationship scared the hell out of me. But I put myself out there, only to realize months later that I was being led on. The pursuit begins, butterflies and excitement start to consume you, you start spending […]

Government funding for disabled students lacking, says student society director

October 29, 2014 by Sera Down, contributing writer  
Filed under October 29, 2014, News

The provincial government recently gave Camosun College and 19 other postsecondary institutions in BC a funding boost of $75,000 each for disabled-student access programs, but, according to the Camosun College Student Society Students with (dis)Abilities director Andy Chen, that won’t be nearly enough to tackle the barriers faced by disabled students on campus. “Before postsecondary […]

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