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October 19, 2011

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Camosun cyclists hope for better racks, get storage

October 20, 2011 by Rose Jang, staff writer  
Filed under October 19, 2011, News

Camosun College plans on installing secure bike storage on the Lansdowne campus and bike tune-up stations on both campuses, but staff and students are frustrated with the current state of campus bike racks. Camosun currently has a little over 200 rack spots at each campus. Some of the racks are underused, but some are overflowing, […]

Comics: October 19, 2011 issue

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Filed under October 19, 2011, Humour

   

Worth the Trip: Big breakfasts

October 19, 2011 by Tyler Rowe and Jason Saliani, contributing writers  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Columns

Campus Caf Lansdowne campus Big breakfast (two eggs, sausage or bacon, two slices of toast, and hashbrowns) $6.48 Presentation and service Jason: The cafeteria in the morning can be a scary place with tired students desperate for their caffeine fix. Through the maze of weary miserable students, you can find the big breakfast, a safe […]

Earthy Edibles: Some coffee in that granola?

October 19, 2011 by Keira Zikmanis, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Columns

Making granola at home terrified me for a long time. For some reason I thought it would take forever to make, or that it wouldn’t be as good as store-bought. I also had no idea what a good granola recipe looked like; I couldn’t just glance at any recipe online and judge whether it would […]

What’s Up with Her?: Too pretty to work

October 19, 2011 by Chantal Kyffin, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Columns

“How can a woman feel sexy and empowered working behind a computer screen? Plus, they are distracting to men.” This was the response of a young male in my class who was asked if women should work in IT fields. One of the reasons why there are fewer women in these fields is because of […]

Green Your World: Going beyond

October 19, 2011 by Luke Kozlowski, Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Columns

Attention all environmental enthusiasts and activists: do you want to help your campus and your community become more sustainable? Are you interested in developing the skills to be a more effective leader? Do you want to network with students at other schools and find out what they’re doing to promote sustainability? We all need to […]

In Search of Lost Time: Anti-bullying month is here

October 19, 2011 by Daphne Crossman, Camosun College Pride Centre  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Columns

October is anti-bullying month. Bullying can make people feel alone, unhappy, frightened, and depressed. It can make them feel unsafe on campus, and on their way to and from school. It also affects a person’s self-esteem and a bullied student can lose confidence and may not want to attend college anymore. Bullying also affects bystanders […]

Case brings fantasy to prison stage

October 19, 2011 by Wes Lord, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Arts

At the volunteer orientation for Gormenghast, actress Michelle Chowns was told the first rule is not to fall in love with a prisoner. “This hasn’t happened this season,” says Chowns, “but it has happened in the past.” Chowns is one of three local women performing with nine inmates in the new production at the William […]

Sam Roberts: broken teeth and tamed records

October 19, 2011 by Dylan Wilks, staff writer  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Arts

Sometimes Sam Roberts wonders whether or not he’s tamed his music. The Montreal-based singer/songwriter and six-time Juno-award winner recently released his latest album, Collider,and then set upon the task of taming the album. “You have to break the record – like a horse – and then you can let it run wild,” says Roberts. “Cause, […]

Camosun’s musical community

October 19, 2011 by Christie Burns, contributing writer  
Filed under October 19, 2011, Arts

Students at Camosun often attend one of two campus: Interurban or Lansdowne. But a select few students go to an entirely different campus. Some of these students are in the Camosun music department, located downtown at the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM). Technically, the VCM is one of Camosun’s satellite campuses. About 80 students attend […]

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