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September 21, 2011

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All my little Band-Aids add up to make powerful statement

September 28, 2011 by Alex Kress, The Brunswickan (University of New Brunswick)  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Arts

FREDERICTON (CUP) — When Hamilton-based artist Andrew McPhail began working on little sculptures made of Band-Aids, he wasn’t convinced anything solid would come from it. At least, not until he heard about a young Muslim girl in Mississauga who was strangled to death by her father for refusing to wear her hijab to school. He […]

New Music Revue: September 21, 2011 issue

September 27, 2011 by editor-in-chief  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Arts

Paul McCartney Chaos and Creation in the Backyard (Universal) 3.5/5 Paul McCartney’s Chaos and Creation in the Backyard, a reissue of an album originally released in ’05, is pretty good for someone in their sixties. Not that it’s not good anyway, but considering McCartney could have been most college-aged students’ grandfather makes it extra impressive. […]

Green Your World: Leave the car at home

September 26, 2011 by Luke Kozlowski, Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Columns

The issue of climate change is back in the front and centre of peoples’ minds once again. As elected leaders from developed and developing countries struggle to reach a post-Kyoto Agreement, citizens all over the world are preparing for a day of climate action called Moving Planet. With the help of the climate advocacy organization […]

In Search of Lost Time: Evolving language

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Columns

A little more than 40 years ago the term “homophobia” first appeared as a descriptor for those who feared homosexuals. It was coined within the psychological community to address an increase in patients who suffered an irrational aversion and fear of homosexuals, which seemed to be associated with a fear of contagion, disease, and morality. […]

Worth the Trip: Pizza party

September 26, 2011 by Jason Saliani and Tyler Rowe, contributing writers  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Columns

Campus Caf Lansdowne campus Pepperoni and mushroom pizza $4.58 Presentation and service Jason: Every time you walk into the cafeteria there’s that dry, overcooked, sad attempt at pizza getting pulverized by heat lamps and hot plates. On top of that, there’s that ridiculous price written on the sneeze guard that will make you feel very […]

Comics: September 21 issue

September 26, 2011 by editor-in-chief  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Humour

Big Screen Review: Drive

September 23, 2011 by Clorisa Simpson, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Arts

Drive  2/5   Ryan Gosling has come a long way since his role in the 2004 romance film, The Notebook. Don’t expect to see him kissing any ladies passionately in the rain in Drive. He does, of course, kiss a lady passionately, but then promptly stomps a man’s head in right in front of her […]

Adrian Dix: the Nexus interview

September 23, 2011 by Tyler Rowe, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2011, News

On December 6, 2010, about a month after Gordon Campbell resigned partway through his third consecutive term as Liberal premier, the leadership of the provincial New Democratic Party was put back up for grabs. The NDP were attempting to recapture the populist momentum that carried them through the ’90s, where they formed government from 1991Đ2000.ĘAfter […]

Hollerado meets the mayors

September 22, 2011 by Ali Hackett, staff writer  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Arts

Canadian rockers Hollerado will be meeting Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin on the weekend of September 24 during their Meet the Mayor Tour. Although the idea for the mayor-meeting tour was originally a half-hearted joke on Twitter, it took off pretty fast. Mayors in Regina, Calgary, and Vancouver showed interest right away and the band realized […]

Open Space: Cultural garbage our own fault

September 22, 2011 by Dylan Wilks, staff writer  
Filed under September 21, 2011, Views

A recent study details how children who watch Spongebob Squarepants actually damage their ability to learn and focus. Watching a television cartoon that essentially has ADHD itself is actually giving children ADHD-like symptoms. This has come as a shock to many people, but that’s a cop out, because although the empirical evidence may be new, it’s […]

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