Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Alice Munro Stories wows with complex storytelling

April 21, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
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From the wonderful and imaginative mind of novelist and Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro comes Alice Munro Stories, two hour-long plays based, word for word, on two of her short stories. Alice Munro Stories, which is running at the Belfry Theatre, invoke a sense of instant curiosity, some laughs, and maybe even a tear or […]

Slam poetry contest captures politics, love, and more

April 13, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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Legendary American poet Robert Frost once said that “a poem begins as a lump in the throat… a homesickness, a lovesickness.” Some of the contestants for this year’s slam-poetry competition Victorious Voices could definitely say that rings true for them. This year’s alumnus of honour Sam Ferraby writes any chance he gets, and doing so […]

CFS tensions continue over Selkirk College student fees

April 12, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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Tensions continue to rise between the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and Selkirk College Students’ Union (SCSU), with the CFS allegedly threatening legal action against SCSU, according to a press release sent out by SCSU on March 21. The SCSU has sent a petition to the CFS asking to hold a referendum in which students […]

Camosun Comic Arts Festival returns for fifth year

April 10, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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Students of Camosun’s Comics and Graphic Novels program are getting ready to showcase their work at the fifth annual Camosun Comic Arts Festival. Program co-creator and instructor Ken Steacy (Camosun instructor Joan Steacy, Ken’s wife, is the other co-creator) says the projects on display at the event—running from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, April […]

Camosun College Student Society April student election results in

April 7, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) had three times the amount of students vote in their recent student election, which took place from April 3 to 5, compared to their average turnout. 1,223 students voted out of 9,369 currently registered at Camosun, a voter turnout much larger than the CCSS average of approximately 400. The […]

Student society campaigns for student voters

March 28, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
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The British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) are running a non-partisan voter registration campaign called Students are Voting, which aims to get students and members of the community registered to vote in the BC provincial elections on May 9. Representatives from BC Elections will be organizing stations on campus to prepare students for the election […]

Open Space: It’s time for some fresh blood in BC’s provincial office

March 20, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
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With all the exciting events taking place across the world recently, we Canadians often forget that we have our own issues to deal with right here in the great white north. For example, our federal and provincial politicians must be held accountable for their actions, and British Columbia’s governing party is long overdue for some scrutiny. […]

Camosun receives largest donation in college’s history

March 17, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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The Camosun College Foundation’s TRADEmark of Excellence campaign recently received the largest donation in the history of the college. The $1-million donation is from the Gwyn Morgan and Patricia Trottier Foundation and will go toward funding a new program: Camosun Empowering Women in Trades. Camosun president Sherri Bell is pleased about what the donation will […]

Camosun Chargers women’s volleyball team earn their best national CCAA finish in history of college

March 13, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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Despite the Camosun Chargers losing the gold medal match of the national Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) women’s volleyball championship—held between Wednesday, March 8 and Saturday, March 11 at Interurban’s Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence—to the Lakeland Rustlers, Chargers women’s volleyball coach Chris Dahl is in good spirits, because it was the best national women’s […]

Lift Off ends Victoria Beer Week with a bang

March 12, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
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What a way to end a fantastic week. On Saturday, March 11, I headed down to Centennial Square for Victoria Beer Week’s final event, Lift Off. Luckily, the rain stopped for the better part of the festivities, which was a chance for BC brewers to show off new beers to the public for the first […]

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