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September 21, 2016

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Lit Matters: The golden touch of Annabel Lyon

September 21, 2016 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Columns

When she received news that her novel The Golden Mean was nominated for the Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction award, Annabel Lyon was delighted. The award is given for “redundant or egregious sex scenes in a novel that’s otherwise quite good,” and both Lyon’s reaction and her inclusion on what is actually a prestigious […]

Great Canadian Beer Festival fantastic thanks to beer, beer, and more beer

September 21, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Life

As a 19-year-old student, the prospect of being able to attend a festival focused around beer was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. I had never been to a festival of any kind until now; the Great Canadian Beer Festival could not have been a better entrance into this world. After I arrived, I fumbled […]

Smith vs. Smith: September 21, 2016 issue

September 21, 2016 by Matt Smith, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Humour

Open Space: Camosun College moving Disability Resource Centre harmful to students

September 21, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Views

Moving the Disability Resource Centre (DRC) into the Lansdowne library was a move ignorant to the needs of Camosun students. Many students are self-conscious of their learning disabilities; putting what is quite often their lifeline—for extra help during high-stress times such as exams or just for day-to-day needs like picking up notes—in the academic centre […]

What’s Going On: September 21 to October 4, 2016

September 21, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Arts, Campus

Until September 25 Even better than a book Authors such as Steven Price, Ronald Wright, and Arleen Pare, along with many others, will be appearing at the Victoria Festival of Authors. Included in the festival will be panels with the authors, readings, workshops, and a gala at City Hall on Saturday night. Tickets are $15 […]

Penguin & Peacock: September 21, 2016 issue

September 21, 2016 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Humour

The Last Wife tackles issues of family and patriarchy

September 21, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Arts

It’s no secret that Henry VIII liked to chop off heads. It’s also no secret that the Tudor period in English history was a time of education and culture, largely due to the influx of plays and playwrights, and the general interest in theater. The Last Wife is a combination of the two: it’s a […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Nancy Yakimoski says education more than just good grades

September 21, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 21, 2016, 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 to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you want to know […]

To See or Not to See: Fantastic Mr. Fox fundamental fall film

September 21, 2016 by Finlay Pogue, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Columns

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) 4.5/5 Fall is upon us, and while we wait for the tail-end summer movie dregs to drain out of the theatres, we turn to a film that is surely the embodiment of fall, a film that has the warmth of a home and the beauty of the pastel-autumn landscape: Fantastic Mr. […]

Five tips to help new international students at Camosun College

September 21, 2016 by He Wei, web editor  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Campus

There was once an English tourist who found he only had enough money to buy a ship ticket to go home after he visited Norway. It was only a two-day trip, so he decided to not eat any food on the ship so he could afford the ticket. The first day, he did not eat […]

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