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October 7, 2015

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Open Space: The new liberal puritanism

October 13, 2015 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under October 7, 2015, Views

According to a recent article in The Atlantic, American universities are under siege. Apparently, the current generation of students feels entitled to an education scrubbed clean of any ideas, words, or works of literature that may in any way trouble one of their number. They are pressuring teachers to limit discussion of offensive topics and […]

Camosun Chargers golf team starts season strong

October 9, 2015 by Kaitlin Woods, contributing writer  
Filed under October 7, 2015, Campus, Sports

The 2015/2016 PACWEST golf season has begun, and the Camosun Chargers golf team has claimed its third consecutive win on home turf. The Chargers golf team, who took home silver in the provincial and national championships last year, hosted the Camosun Invitational at Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa on September 26 and 27. They […]

Look: Art, fun, and creativity

October 8, 2015 by Melanie Didrich, contrbuting writer  
Filed under October 7, 2015, Columns

I was transported back in time last week to the land of elementary school field trips. Back then, the field trip was the holiest of holidays. Would our parents sign? Of course, now, I’m 43. I can sign my own permission form, which is what I did, so to speak, when it was time to […]

New chair elected to Camosun College board of governors

October 8, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under October 7, 2015, News

Russ Lazaruk was elected as the new chair of Camosun College’s board of governors on September 14. Lazaruk has been a member of the board of governors for the last four years, and he has held the position of vice chair since last year. Current Camosun board of governors vice chair Ron Rice says he […]

What’s Going On: October 7 to October 21, 2015

October 7, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under October 7, 2015, Campus

Until Saturday, October 17 Family hilarity at Langham Court You Can’t Take It With You is a comedic dive into the lives of a batty family that has unusual views regarding normality. This play originally premiered on Broadway in 1936 and won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1937. You Can’t Take It With You […]

If We Were Birds doesn’t back down from tough subject matter

October 7, 2015 by Jessica Williamson, contributing writer  
Filed under October 7, 2015, Arts

If We Were Birds director Wendy Merk claims that this particular production is going to be one of the most difficult plays she’s ever directed. The play has graphic sexual violence and centres around the theme of rape used as a weapon of war against women. But Merk has the skills necessary to pull it […]

News Briefs: October 7, 2015 issue

October 7, 2015 by  
Filed under October 7, 2015, News

BC students pledge to vote Just two weeks after the launch of the Canadian Federation of Students-British Columbia (CFS-BC) campaign This Time We Decide, over 4,200 postsecondary students have pledged to vote across the province, according to CFS-BC. The campaign focuses on first-time voters and uses social media and modern technologies to send reminders and […]

Peeling back the textbook price tags: a look at why exactly textbooks are so expensive, and what students can do about it

October 6, 2015 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under October 7, 2015, Features

Textbooks are a big part of the life of any student; many students have one or two of them with them at all times. But there is a love/hate relationship between a pupil and their textbooks. They help us learn and succeed, but they can cause us an awful lot of grief: they are very […]

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