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October 30, 2013

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Ability’s Muse: Thin line between assistance and degradation

October 30, 2013 by Rachael Grant, Camosun College Students with (dis)Abilities collective  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Columns

Helping those who can help themselves is no service. In fact, it’s counterproductive and, at times, even offensive. Where there are differences in abilities, there’s need for a difference in approach and support. It will never be beneficial to adopt a rescue mentality, or to project pity onto another. When you see an individual who […]

Sudoku answers for October 30, 2013 issue

October 30, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Web Exclusive, Puzzles

Age of Geeks: Wait no longer for BlackBerry, Apple

October 30, 2013 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Columns

This is the end! Not of the world, of course, but of our waiting. Finally, Blackberry released their Android and Apple apps for the BlackBerry Messenger. Read on for more information on this wonderful news, as well as other tech stories that have broken since last time. BlackBerry releases messenger for all smartphones So it’s […]

Mind Your Business: Budgets work so you don’t have to

October 30, 2013 by Gariele Braaksma, Camosun College DECA club  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Columns

Ah, the dreaded “C” word: Christmas. Now that November is upon us, we enter the world of mega-purchases and last-minute presents. Welcome to overspending, where even one wrong purchase decision may catapult us into debt. Maybe it’s time to consider the following money management steps: Set goals Let’s take this time to identify our values […]

Noms!: Eating at the Greek… Community Hall in Victoria, that is

October 30, 2013 by Patrick Hallihan, contributing writer  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Columns

The Greek Community Hall offers great, authentic Greek food for small-to-medium-sized groups, with sizeable portions for everyone, and even dessert! Most of us already know that the Greeks are up there in the great nations of food, bringing us foods like spanakopita and baklava. So who’s up for some Greek? Now, admittedly, dining at a […]

Comics: October 30, 2013 issue

October 30, 2013 by Adrian Behennah, contributing writer  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Humour

What’s Going On: October 30, issue: Grapes, “If you have been gifted with a cervix,” and many Sarah McLachlan references

October 30, 2013 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Campus

Friday, November 1 Flashback to the ’80s If you’re old enough to remember Grapes of Wrath, you’ll probably also remember how big they were in Canada (Sarah McLachlan opened for them!). Three original members got together in 2010 and released an album, High Road, this year. To indulge old memories or make new ones, catch […]

Camosun students help out as No Means No campaign gets relaunched

October 30, 2013 by Andrea Eggenberger, contributing writer  
Filed under October 30, 2013, News

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) has re-launched their longstanding No Means No anti-sexual assault campaign. According to the CFS, in the wake of rape chants happening during frosh week at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Saint Mary’s University, as well as three recent reports of sexual assault at UBC, awareness is needed […]

Author Arno Kopecky sails into discovery with new book, The Oil Man and the Sea

October 30, 2013 by Giustina Qualizza, contributing writer  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Life

In the summer of 2012, environmental journalist Arno Kopecky found himself casting off from the marina in Sidney, BC with professional photographer Ilja Herb. Together their plan was to sail Foxy, a 41-foot sailboat, up the coast to Kitimat, BC, following the route that the many oil tankers would take, should the Northern Gateway Pipeline […]

Queerly Forward: Genderqueer enables fluid identity

October 30, 2013 by Zofia Rogowski, Camosun College Pride Collective  
Filed under October 30, 2013, Columns

I identify as genderqueer, an umbrella term that basically means, “I don’t fit into the gender binary.” I came across this term a year ago and was instantly drawn to it. As a person of Anishinaabe and European heritage, I have always carried multiple identities. Genderqueer is vague, which is perfect; gender itself is a […]

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