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October 31, 2012

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Art show gives meaning to place

November 12, 2012 by Ryan Brezzi, contributing writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Images inevitably carry with them the artist’s meaning; if this meaning is not seen, it is lost. A new art exhibit entitled Understanding Place in Culture: Serigraphs and the Transmission of Cultural Knowledge is a collection of indigenous artists’ work; the meanings behind the work can help the person viewing them understand the world and […]

Death metal band Auroch worship at altar of Lovecraft

November 9, 2012 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

H.P. Lovecraft is one weird dude. Go ahead and Google image search his name. For every menacing looking head shot of ol’ H.P. is yet another menacing looking head shot of him with monster squid tentacles emerging from the back of this head. This, of course, is the perfect source material for a brutal death […]

Federal by-election looms, candidates weigh in

November 8, 2012 by Lucas Milroy, staff writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Magazine Issue, News

A federal by-election will be held on November 26 as a result of current MP Denise Savoie resigning due to health complications. This has left a relatively short time for candidates to prepare for their chance to go to Ottawa and represent Victoria on a national scale. To help students make sense of the by-election, […]

O’Kanese deals with the dead for Victorians

November 7, 2012 by Nick Joy, contributing writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Life, Magazine Issue

Victoria has been known as one of the most haunted places in Canada, but it doesn’t have to be like that. Isabele O’Kanese is a native seer who aids people in their spiritual plights. O’Kanese, who is of the Oji-Cree nation, helps people with their haunts by doing tarot readings, psychometry, pet readings, and mediumship […]

MMA fights criticisms, continues to grow

November 7, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, staff writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Magazine Issue, Sports

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combination of boxing, Muy Thai, wresting, and Brazilian Ju Jitsu with its own unique set of rules. MMA started as a competition to see which of those sports was the best, but quickly turned into its own sport entirely. But while the popularity of MMA is increasing rapidly, so […]

How to stay a fashionable man in Victoria

November 6, 2012 by Kate Masters, contributing writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Life, Magazine Issue

Fashion is often considered a feminine pastime, but a man who can creatively style his duds is something to be appreciated. The popular saying “when you look good, you feel good” doesn’t just apply to weight loss, makeover shows, and women. Men should also embrace that saying and apply it to how they dress. “You […]

Good Person of Setzuan contemplates poverty, morals

November 5, 2012 by Insu Kim, contributing writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue, Uncategorized

Poor people can also be good people. Good Person of Setzuan, the current production of the University of Victoria’s theatre department, is ready to drive that point home. Conrad Alexandrowicz, the director, writer, and choreographer, will be bringing the enlightening play (based on Bertolt Brecht’s classic work) to audiences in November. Brecht asks many important […]

Comics: October 31, 2012 issue

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Filed under October 31, 2012, Arts, Humour, Magazine Issue, Uncategorized

In search of lost time: Acceptance not tolerance

October 31, 2012 by Daphne Shaed, Camosun College Pride Centre  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Columns, Magazine Issue

Everyone has multiple dimensions to their lives and develops specific and sometimes specialized social instruments to function. We all have sets of behaviours and social guidelines that we follow in varying social groups. If we are to, for example, accept and support a person in a specific sector of our lives but in other sectors […]

Sour Grapes: Cauliflower Cruelty

October 31, 2012 by Nicole Beneteau, contributing writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Columns, Magazine Issue

Move over, kale: there’s a new food fad out there and, believe it or not, it’s even more boring than you. Yes, kale, it’s time to relinquish the healthy-eating crown to your awkward and anaemic cousin, cauliflower. Cauliflower is the new game in town when it comes to health-food trends, popping up in place of […]

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