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September 7, 2011

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The return of the music video

September 12, 2011 by Josh O’Kane, Canadian University Press  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Arts

TORONTO (CUP)—The music-video station’s survival is threatened in the age of instant gratification. When we can stream online to our heart’s content, there’s no more need to wait. But while we don’t need VJs to make a YouTube playlist, they’re certainly helpful in exposing us to something new. So it makes sense that Canada’s MuchMusic […]

Toronto Maple Leafs sue Ryerson

September 12, 2011 by Sean Tepper (The Eyeopener - Ryerson University)  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Sports

TORONTO (CUP)—Ryerson University might seem like an unlikely rival to Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), but the school is giving the sports giant some serious anxiety. MLSE filed an injunction against both Ryerson and Loblaw Companies in late June, demanding the university stop referring to its $60-million athletic facility, housed in the iconic Toronto […]

Worth the Trip: Ham and cheese sandwich

September 12, 2011 by Tyler Rowe and Jason Saliani, contributing writers  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Columns

Campus cafeteria Ham and cheese sandwich $5.92 Presentation and service Jason: The service is good, quick, and friendly. As expected, we got a sandwich thrown on a paper plate. The sandwiches are made to order, which is great for options, except the baguettes are skinny, so grab a fork because you’ll be eating half the […]

New Music Revue: Saves the Day

September 11, 2011 by Chesley Ryder, contributing writer  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Arts

Saves the Day Daybreak (Razor & Tie) 2/5   The new album by New Jersey indie rockers Saves the Day will be a hard sell to fans who’ve waited four years for the 11-track offering. The album is a follow-up to 2006’s Sound the Alarm and 2007’s Under the Boards, and, unfortunately, doesn’t offer anything […]

New Music Revue: Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman

September 11, 2011 by Adam Price, contributing writer  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Arts

Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman World Wide Rebel Songs (New West/Universal) 0/5                     Tom Morello’s project The Nightwatchman loosely preaches indigestible leftist garbage through a mixture of bad metaphor, Americana, pop, rock, and worldbeat. World Wide Rebel Songs, the third full-length solo release from the Rage Against the […]

Pride centre offers safe space

September 10, 2011 by Daphne Crossman, Camosun Pride director  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Columns

The Pride Centre at Camosun College is a safe space afforded by the Camosun College Student Society for any student who self-identifies as being gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, asexual, queer, questioning, or intersex, and their allies. The Pride Centre also assists people who are coming out, supplies a forum for dialogue about sexuality […]

Big Screen Review: Our Idiot Brother

September 9, 2011 by Wes Lord, contributing writer  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Arts

            Our Idiot Brother 2.5/5 Our Idiot Brother stars Paul Rudd as Ned, an optimistic hippie whose naivety gets him and his loved ones into trouble. When a stint in prison for selling pot to a uniformed cop costs him his girlfriend, job, home, and dog, he turns to his […]

Chargers tryouts not for the faint of heart

September 9, 2011 by James Nielsen, staff writer  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Sports

Camosun Chargers training camps open this September, signaling the start of the 18th year of Camosun athletic programs. Teams consisting of men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, as well as men’s golf, will all hold tryouts following the September long weekend. With Charger’s basketball and volleyball calling the Pacific Institute of Sport Excellence home, athletes new […]

Arena Rock: KMFDM

September 9, 2011 by Dylan Wilks, staff writer  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Arts

KMFDM August 27, Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, BC It’d been over five years since KMFDM was in Victoria supporting their album HAU RUCK (“heave-ho” in German), but the audience hadn’t changed: a ravenous mix of gothic, punk, and metal fanatics awaiting an audio apocalypse from their industrial masters. Victoria is the last stop of a tour […]

Victoria Royals ready to hit the ice

September 9, 2011 by Jason Saliani, contributing writer  
Filed under September 7, 2011, Sports

With the inaugural season right around the corner for the newest Western Hockey League (WHL) team, the Victoria Royals, there’s a definite hockey buzz picking up throughout the capital region. Over 3,000 season ticket holders have secured their spots in the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre for the 36 home games the Royals will play. And the […]

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