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New Music Revue: Neil Young’s Hitchhiker brings peace to a chaotic world

September 20, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Arts

Neil Young Hitchhiker (Reprise Records) 3.5/5 Listening to Neil Young’s Hitchhiker—recorded in a single session in 1976—is a pure, tranquil way to spend a rainy afternoon. Some songs, such as “Human Highway,” have been on other albums, while others have remained unheard, except for the occasional live performance, for decades. When these songs are compiled […]

What’s Going On: September 20 to October 3, 2017

September 20, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Arts

Until Wednesday, January 7 Exploring H2O The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is presenting Water Work Space until January 7. The point of the exhibit is to see, feel, hear, and think about water, and to make visitors question water and the role of it in all of our lives. For more details, check out […]

New art exhibit looks at the unstructured nature of life

September 20, 2017 by Elias Orrego, contributing writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Arts

Local artist Daniel Laskarin has created thought-provoking works of art for decades. His new exhibition, ruins and reclamation, seeks to display the order within the disorder. Combining history, used materials, and visual metaphor, Laskarin has once again created work that is both visually and intellectually engaging. “Language-based thought is pretty good, but it isn’t the […]

Open Space: Dimensions of North Korean threat grossly misinterpreted

September 20, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Views

Much has been written and said about the international crisis which at current looms large over the Korean peninsula, greater Southeast Asia, and, indeed, the world, and much more will have been said before this editorial even reaches print. Most of it will be inaccurate, or at the very least, reinterpreted beyond all real meaning. […]

Calculated Thought: Fall finance update

September 20, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Columns

As autumn rolls in, everyone is getting back to business as usual. Summer holidays are in the rear-view and students, businesses, and governments get back to work as the warm weather fades away. Parliament went back in session on September 18, and it’s sure to get raucous in the caucus. Business owners have reportedly plastered […]

Camosun instructor aims for a better world through digital mapping

September 20, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 20, 2017, Campus

When Perry Peterson first set foot in Victoria, he felt at home. A world traveller, Peterson is now teaching engineering at Interurban, but that only takes up about eight hours a week of his time. The rest of his life is dedicated to innovative ways of exploring the Earth through a computer screen. Peterson’s company, […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun sheet metal instructor Brian Coey keeps busy

September 20, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 20, 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 a little better. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 20, 2017, News

1. According to Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) treasurer Peyton Veitch, the estimated $202,305.11 of Camosun students’ money that the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) is holding has still not been remitted to the CFS. The Camosun College Student Society gave the money, collected from Camosun students as CFS fees, to the BCFS, a […]

Student savings: 10 ways to live thrifty in Victoria

September 20, 2017 by Felicia Santrossa, features writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Features

Living in Victoria is expensive. With the world discovering the beauty of the culture and the climate, housing prices have increased and the cost of living has risen dramatically. Everything from produce to beauty products has gotten more expensive. Pair that with the enormous expenses of being a student, and there’s a perfect storm of […]

Camosun alumna perseveres and releases debut album

September 20, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 20, 2017, Arts

Since finishing studying cello in the music diploma program at the Victoria Conservatory of Music—a partner of Camosun—in 2011, Naomi Kavka has travelled everywhere from Japan to Prince George to record music. But Kavka—who recently completed studies in musicology at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s—has overcome dark times in her life, and at […]

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