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August 7, 2019

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Camosun College Student Society integrates UN goals into work

August 7, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Campus

It’s easy to think that the world is doomed and that there’s nothing we can do about it. But Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) women’s director Shayan de Luna-Bueno says that it’s important that students understand that they can always make a difference. The CCSS is trying to make a difference right now by integrating […]

Camosun president travels to Vietnam, speaks about college’s work

August 7, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Campus

As chair of the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE) board, Camosun president Sherri Bell travelled to Vietnam in July to deliver a keynote speech at the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) conference. At her presentation, Bell shared how Camosun embeds student learning in local businesses and community.  “I went through our […]

Montreal’s LENOIRE collaborates, experiments, get harmonious

August 7, 2019 by Tiegan Suddaby, contributing writer  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Arts

With their upbeat, modern twist on the blues, Montreal’s LENOIRE go with the flow while performing. They are a band built on harmony. A genuine relationship is key in making music together and, for LENOIRE, always comes first in the process. “We don’t normally have a routine, we just hang out and chill together,” says […]

Bubbles: August 7, 2019 issue

August 7, 2019 by Lia Glidden, contributing writer  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Humour

Victoria Fringe Fest addresses the complexities of human emotion, life

August 7, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Arts

Most of us can remember a vacation that’s gone horribly wrong. Flights get delayed, papers get lost—whatever it is, it’s the furthest thing from funny when it happens. In retrospect, however, the laughter often comes echoing through the cracks to make a good story. “I’ve compiled different stories to get that comic arc,” says playwright […]

Penguin & Peacock: August 7, 2019 issue

August 7, 2019 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Humour

New play explores music, technology, and pop culture of generation X

August 7, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Arts

In 2015, BOOM—a one-man show written and performed by Rick Miller about the legacy of the baby boom—came to the Belfry Theatre. Miller, a musician and devoted music fanatic, initially used BOOM to explore the early evolution of rock and roll, but it quickly evolved into something more. “It was about music at first, and […]

Let’s Talk: Promise to keep the conversation going, okay?

August 7, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Columns

It’s shocking to think that 18 months ago, I wrote my first Let’s Talk? column. In some ways it seems like yesterday; in others, it seems like it’s been a lifetime. From Women’s Day to fuckboys, from consent to baking for firemen, from Alabama to questioning the validity of Ross and Rachel, Let’s Talk? has […]

C’est la Vie: August 7, 2019 issue

August 7, 2019 by Sebastien Brotherton, contributing writer  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Humour

Toronto electronic duo LAL create safe spaces with music

August 7, 2019 by Jessabelle Greenwood, contributing writer  
Filed under August 7, 2019, Arts

Toronto-based electronic duo LAL tackle very down-to-earth social issues through their music, but for their new album, Dark Beings, they took inspiration from something out of this world. The two members of LAL—Nicholas Murray and Rosina Kazi—got motivated by listening to NASA satellite sound recordings and tried to recreate those sounds on the album using […]

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