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September 19, 2012

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Camosun contest spotlights diversity

October 2, 2012 by Lucas Milroy, Staff Writer  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Campus, Magazine Issue

Diversity is an important part of Camosun College. It’s cliche but it’s true: characteristics of age, gender, ethnic heritage, culture, sexual orientation, religion, and abilities make up a big part of the Camosun culture. To celebrate this, Camosun is hosting its first Diversity Story Challenge, a chance for all Camosun students to share their stories. […]

How to dress to impress at a job interview

September 28, 2012 by Kate Masters, contributing writer  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Life, Magazine Issue

Dressing for a job interview can be incredibly challenging. One of the biggest problems students face entering the workforce is being underdressed. What is the difference between business, business casual, and just plain old casual? How do you fit into a business’s dress code without completely losing your personality in a sea of black business […]

Farmbox brings produce to campus

September 27, 2012 by Nicole Beneteau, Contributing Writer  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Campus, Magazine Issue

A new student-run endeavour is offering the Camosun community access to local, organic produce right on their academic doorstep. The Camosun Farmbox began in April and Kim Cummins, Farmbox mastermind, spent the summer providing students and other community members with pre-ordered boxes filled with fruit, vegetables, greens, and herbs fresh from Greater Victoria farms. And […]

Local poet uses words to challenge society

September 26, 2012 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-cheif  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Poetry is reflective; poetry is concentrated; poetry can slow down time. Poetry is also like freeze-dried foodstuffs. At least it is according to local poet John Barton. Barton, who’s about to launch For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin: Selected Poems, his latest collection of poems, says that poetry, when done powerfully, can […]

Food carts come to Camosun campuses

September 24, 2012 by Lucas Milroy, staff writer  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Magazine Issue, News

Food trucks are all the rage in major cities throughout Canada and the United States, and now they’re coming to Camosun College. These trucks tend to be stocked with a mobile kitchen, which usually contains a deep fryer and all the ingredients needed to satisfy hungry patrons wherever these drivable diners desire. And now, thanks […]

One Wave event celebrates youth and culture

September 24, 2012 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Those who are all burnt out from beers and bands after Rifflandia might want to check out a different kind of festival, one that celebrates indigenous culture, art, dance, and other cool-sounding activities. The fifth annual One Wave Festival is a free event for people of all ages, including storytelling, live art, a community art […]

New Music Revue: September 19, 2012 issue

September 19, 2012 by Dan Darling, contributing writer  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue

Propagandhi Failed States (Epitaph Records) 3/5 Outspoken Winnipeg-based rockers Propagandhi are on their sixth full-length album, and if you haven’t heard these guys since their early Fat Wreck Chords albums, well, you’re in for a bit of a surprise. Is it a pleasant one? I don’t think “pleasant” quite fits. “Ripping,” maybe. The departure from […]

In Search of Lost Time: Trauma warning

September 19, 2012 by Daphne Shaed, Camosun College Pride Centre  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Columns, Magazine Issue

In the last few weeks I was invited to speak at suicide prevention events. The queer community has some of the highest self-harm rates in comparison to other demographics, especially youth. It’s important that we talk about issues surrounding mental health and self-harm. Part of the problem is the deeply rooted social stigma attached to […]

A message from the Camosun College student society: September 19, 2012 issue

September 19, 2012 by Madeline Keller-MacLeod, CCSS external executive  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Columns, Magazine Issue

The future, what comes after graduation, is something that is often on the minds of postsecondary students. In particular, most of us worry about being able to get a job after graduation. Having volunteer experience is a great way to build up your resume in preparation for job-hunting; because the last two years are usually […]

Comics: September 19, 2012 issue

September 19, 2012 by Pedro Banman, Lucas Dahl, Libby Hopkinson  
Filed under September 19, 2012, Humour, Magazine Issue

Noble Sloth Manifesto By Libby Hopkinson

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