Thursday, March 23, 2017

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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 […]

Sir Elton rattles Victoria’s walls with ivory keys

March 12, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
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Elton John, two weeks shy of 70, kicked off a double header in Victoria last night. I saw him on his last visit to the city in February of 2011, not all that long ago, but there is still next to nothing that can prepare you for an Elton John show. His extended piano solos […]

Blind Portrait impresses with complex storytelling

March 12, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
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In Intrepid Theatre, which is so tiny and intimate that the audience feels like part of the action, three women occupy a room, sometimes at once and other times alone. The play is Blind Portrait, featuring three women, and three thirds of a single mind tangled up in an inner conflict with herself. These three […]

Victoria Beer Week Pucker Up event shows off sours

March 10, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
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If you’d asked me a year ago if I liked sours, I’d have said no. However, I do my best to welcome change, and I’m open to trying new things. Victoria Beer Week’s Pucker Up event on Thursday, March 9 went the extra mile to change my opinion. While sour beers are a relatively new […]

Rally for Tibet to take place in Victoria on March 11

March 10, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
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Rallies will be taking place all over the world this week in honour of the day that the Tibetan uprising against the Chinese People’s Liberation Army began. Tenzin Lhundup is an event organizer for the local Victoria march and the son of two Tibetan refugees who fled the country after the failed uprising in 1959. […]

Camosun College to host Sierra Club BC event

March 9, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
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Anyone who feels that the world is not hitting its full potential, or that it’s actually descending into an even deeper mess of discrimination, pollution, and corruption, will want to check out the Sierra Club BC’s upcoming event at Camosun College, When We Are Bold. Four activist women will speak at the event: Casey Camp-Horinek, […]

Victoria Beer Week’s Drink in the Story inspires

March 8, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
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Part of the Victoria Beer Week series since it began three years ago, the Drink in the Story event held on Tuesday, March 7 put the spotlight on three men that have not only become stars in their own right but have also helped to shape the industry. The first speaker of the night was […]

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