Monday, December 11, 2017

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New Music Revue: Neil Young and Promise of the Real tackle US politics on new album | Dec. 8

Neil Young and Promise of the Real The Visitor (Reprise Records) 3/5 Canadian singer/songwriter Neil Young proves it’s never too late to turn over a new artistic leaf with The Visitor, his second collaboration with American rock group Promise of the Real. The first two tracks, “Already Great” and “Fly by Night Deal,” are some of the hardest, loudest tracks I’ve ever heard from Young. Promise of the Real’s sound really comes out here. In many places throughout the album, the songs act... 

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Bengal kittens, illegal housing, and Chris Hadfield: Nexus staff look back on 2017 | Dec. 7

As is our tradition around these parts, we thought we’d take a quick minute... 


Kenny G brings smooth jazz mastery to town | Dec. 5

What exactly is smooth jazz? Smooth jazz is rumba beats from an enormous kit of congas... 


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Campus

Student camaraderie flies high at Camosun’s Dunlop House pub | Nov. 29

As Camosun students hustle to classes on Thursday afternoons, many are unaware that... 


Camosun student gets serious about magic | Nov. 29

For Camosun student and magician Jason Verners, magic is more than just jokes and... 


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Arts

Camosun music instructor Daniel Lapp comes home for the holidays | Nov. 29

When Daniel Lapp isn’t teaching music classes at Camosun through the Victoria Conservatory... 


New Music Revue: K Trevor Wilson mines comedic gold | Nov. 29

K Trevor Wilson Sorry! (A Canadian Album) (Comedy Records) 4.5/5 K Trevor Wilson’s... 


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Life

Great Canadian Beer Fest celebrates a quarter-century in style | Sep. 20

Gettin’ loose Friday, September 8: media tour Friday may have started off with... 


Great Canadian Beer Festival celebrates 25 years | Sep. 5

For many, September means back to school and an end to fun. However, for beer lovers... 


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Sports

Camosun Chargers golfers swing for the greens | Oct. 5

Update: After this story went to press, the Chargers golf team finished in first... 


Victoria roller-derby league Eves of Destruction not for the faint-hearted | Aug. 10

Roller derby is a physically intense sport, and those involved in Victoria’s Eves... 


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News

Camosun student says college not following its own fee policy | Nov. 29

Camosun student Justin Lee says that the college is not following its own regulations... 


Eye on the National Student Movement: November 29, 2017 issue | Nov. 29

When Camosun students pay their student fees, $2.25 goes toward membership in the... 


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Features

Finding the balance: Camosun students who juggle parenting duties tell their stories | Nov. 29

The stresses of school are well known to any student, and the stresses of parenting... 


The broken lease: Camosun students are struggling to study in a housing crisis out of control | Nov. 15

As any Camosun student who has tried to find a place to rent in the past year knows,... 


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Views

25 Years Ago in Nexus: November 29, 2017 issue | Nov. 29

Still wasting after all these years: An editorial in our November 30, 1992 issue... 


Open Space: Camosun instructors need to stop relying on the internet | Nov. 29

Why are Camosun teachers telling students to go look on Google or lynda.com for answers... 


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Columns

Calculated Thought: Don’t disregard cryptocurrencies | Nov. 29

Bitcoin’s rise in worth from pennies to thousands of dollars has analysts calling... 


The Bi-weekly Gamer: Vainglory the perfect mobile MOBA | Nov. 29

Vainglory is a mobile-exclusive multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA)-style game... 


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