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October 4, 2017

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New Music Revue: Propagandhi’s Victory Lap and Counterparts’ You’re Not You Anymore

October 4, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor and Jordyn Goodwin, contributing writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, Arts

Propagandhi Victory Lap (Epitaph Records) 4.5/5 Victory Lap, the seventh full-length album from Winnipeg hardcore band Propagandhi, twists my world. I’m not just talking about the full and hearty riffs and drum work, although the music alone would make this album special. Guitarist Sulynn Hago’s debut with the band is full of her fierce playing. […]

Open Space: Camosun needs to abolish its registration deposit

October 4, 2017 by Quinn Hiebert, contributing writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, Views

As I pondered what bills I shouldn’t pay this month in order to pay Camosun’s $175 registration deposit—which is $1,000 for international students—I wondered why students have to pay a deposit at all. In terms of fees, it’s relatively small—some might even say unimportant. But to the hopeful and financially destitute student, Camosun might as […]

Sarah Slean looks at creative process, marketing process

October 4, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, Arts

Canadian musician Sarah Slean says that downtime helps her realize what she really wants to be doing. And she’s clearly taking some downtime: her 11th album, Metaphysics, came out this April, more than five years after her last album. “I bought a farm and decided I was going to attempt something that was not transient, […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Returning to the League of Legends championships

October 4, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, Columns

The time for the League of Legends world championship has come. The tournament is not only distinguished by the large prize pool associated with it, but also as being a time for friends from across the globe to get together and check out one of the most watched esport events. This year, staying true to […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun Psychology instructor Cate Pelling on the future of post-secondary

October 4, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, 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 better. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you want to […]

Camosun speaker wants to get rid of suicide-prevention stigma

October 4, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, Campus

Last year, suicide was the second leading cause of death of Canadian youth between the ages of 10 to 24, surpassed only by motor-vehicle-related deaths. But while it’s one of the biggest issues facing society today, suicide and suicide prevention still remains vastly untouched by education, media, governments, and even parents at home. Scott Chisholm […]

Camosun Visual Arts faculty show students how it’s done with new exhibit

October 4, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under October 4, 2017, Campus

Next time you think your teachers are robots who don’t exist outside of class, head to the mezzanine in the Lansdowne library or the space between Young 111 and 117, also at Lansdowne. Both of these spots will be filled with the work of Visual Arts faculty in the R + D exhibit. Camosun Visual […]

Dead Reckoning recounts woman’s tale of meeting her father’s murderer

October 4, 2017 by Nadine McCully, contributing writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, Arts

Carys Cragg’s Dead Reckoning is an emotional and compelling memoir about meeting her father’s murderer. While also looking at the injustice that surrounds the case, Cragg gives an in-depth view into an intense process, with details about her thoughts and experiences as she meets the man who murdered her father 20 years earlier. Cragg’s active […]

Penguin & Peacock: October 4, 2017 issue

October 4, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under October 4, 2017, Humour

Eye on the National Student Movement: October 4, 2017 issue

October 4, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under October 4, 2017, News

The British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) is still holding the $202,305.11 of Camosun student fees that students were told was going to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) through the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS). The BCFS—which is a separate legal entity from the CFS—is keeping the Camosun student fees because the CFS owes […]

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