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February 20, 2019

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Communication Error: Monotony-induced paralysis

February 20, 2019 by Nate Downe, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, February 20, 2019

Slipping without squeezing—and dying without living. Hearts beat without your consent, planets continue to spin without your knowledge, and the McPeople populating this giant value meal will never remember your name. So why, then, am I still watering this plant? If it all ends, and you’re not invited to the reopening, should the day matter? […]

Photographer Diana Thorneycroft uses figurines to create cryptic works

February 20, 2019 by Christine Clark, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 20, 2019

Photographer Diana Thorneycroft never played with dolls as a kid, but as an adult she’s made a successful career mutilating and photographing a collection of dolls and figurines in a series of mysterious explorations. Now, Victorians can see her work as part of Madrona Gallery’s Pulp & Process IV exhibit, running in February and March. […]

Florian Schulz explores conservation work through photography

February 20, 2019 by Emma Bouck, contributing writer  
Filed under Life, February 20, 2019

Most people would dread the idea of travelling to an isolated part of the world; photographer Florian Schulz isn’t one of those people. Instead, Schulz—who is speaking in Victoria in February at a National Geographic Live event—is intrigued by the idea of the deserted and unknown places. He sees them as an opportunity to spread […]

C’est la Vie: February 20, 2019 issue

February 20, 2019 by Sebastien Brotherton, contributing writer  
Filed under Humour, February 20, 2019

The Chopping Block Chronicles: Whole-animal butchery reconsidered

February 20, 2019 by Justin Bennett, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, February 20, 2019

In last issue, I talked about the horrendous amount of food we as Canadians are producing and wasting every year. However, I’m not the type that likes to rant about an issue without providing some sort of solution. But this time I don’t have to provide a solution; it’s out there, it just means getting […]

In the Future They’ll Be Birds release debut album rooted in mental-health struggles

February 20, 2019 by Jessica Ho, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 20, 2019

It’s been 10 years since Victoria-based musicians Carl Molinari and Ian Johnson last performed together, but now the two are returning in the lengthily named alternative rock band In the Future They’ll Be Birds. The band just released their debut album, Scalebor Park; the 10 tracks weave together as one cohesive unit that portrays the […]

Open Space: Instructors need to rethink group projects

February 20, 2019 by Emily Welch, contributing writer  
Filed under February 20, 2019, Views

What do you feel when an instructor says the words “group project”? Almost everyone who reads this will get the image in their head of the pit that starts forming in their stomach, and the fear, irritation, and dismay that follow soon after. All because of group projects. We all know what happens: whether we […]

First Things First: Help! I have no social life!

February 20, 2019 by Tiegan Suddaby, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, February 20, 2019

At first, I thought it would be funny to just end this column with one line right here, maybe say, “This is a legitimate cry for help” or something, but that would be “unprofessional” and “worrisome.” We all love that self-deprecating humor, right?  The unfortunate thing is that humans are social creatures, and our brains […]

News Briefs: February 20, 2019 issue

February 20, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 20, 2019, News

Camosun launches interactive education website  On January 31, Camosun College announced it was launching a new interactive applied learning website; the site is an arm of the Applied Learning project, which is underway at the college. The site allows users to learn more about applied learning and to look at how faculty plan and implement […]

Camosun Student Innovation Challenge gives students a platform to pitch creative ideas

February 20, 2019 by Kate Wood, staff writer  
Filed under February 20, 2019, Campus

How can the student experience at Camosun be improved? The college’s Student Innovation Challenge (SIC) is attempting to answer that question. Based upon the criteria of demand, impact, and feasibility of concept, students have an opportunity to present ideas to a panel and possibly win some money with their innovative propositions. For the challenge, students […]

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