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The Canadian Music Centre has opened up shop in Victoria (photo by Tom Hudock). Victoria Creative Hub aims to educate students, expand community | Aug. 25

The Canadian Music Center-British Columbia (CMC-BC) recently opened the Victoria Creative Hub—a lending library for contemporary music—at the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM). VCM Victoria engagement leader Christopher Reiche, whose work can be found in the library, says that a chance to grow presented itself because the city has such an active music community. “We saw it as an opportunity to expand the Canadian Music Center into another location to help serve and support the Victoria community,”... 

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Kylie Ransome Camosun Psychology Club all about helping those who need it | Aug. 24

The Camosun Psychology Club is a “pretty research-oriented” group, according... 


The top five unexpectedly best things about Camosun in September | Aug. 23

The time has come: get ready to line up at the bookstore, to stay up late studying,... 


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Campus

The Canadian Music Centre has opened up shop in Victoria (photo by Tom Hudock). Victoria Creative Hub aims to educate students, expand community | Aug. 25

The Canadian Music Center-British Columbia (CMC-BC) recently opened the Victoria... 


Kylie Ransome Camosun Psychology Club all about helping those who need it | Aug. 24

The Camosun Psychology Club is a “pretty research-oriented” group, according... 


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Arts

Anthony Arnista and Jacob Trillo of Perpetual Wednesday (photo provided). Portland actors bring their show to the victoria Fringe Festival | Aug. 19

Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival guest producer Katt Campbell’s versatile experience... 


New Music Revue: La Chinga freewheels to rock excellence | Aug. 10

La Chinga Freewheelin’ (Small Stone Recordings) 4/5 La Chinga is a hard-rock trio... 


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Life

A scene from a previous Social Media Camp (photo by Alan Smith). Social Media Camp teaches more than marketing | Apr. 30

Attention marketing, communication, and social-media fans: Social Media Camp is coming... 


The “LAN” in LANtasy stands for “local area network,” which is a term for when multiple computers in the same room are grouped together (photo provided). Newcomer LANtasy fills gap in Victoria’s convention scene | Mar. 2

The past 12 months have been tough for the Victoria convention scene. GottaCon announced... 


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Sports

Roller derby is a rough-and-tumble sport, and Victoria’s Eves of Destruction know it (photo by Amus Productions). 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... 


The Camosun Chargers golf team is looking to have a seaon to remember this year (photo by Kevin Light). Camosun Chargers golf team starts season strong | Oct. 9

The 2015/2016 PACWEST golf season has begun, and the Camosun Chargers golf team has... 


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News

This story originally appeared in our August 10, 2016 issue. News Briefs: August 10, 2016 issue | Aug. 10

Camosun launches new edible garden at Interurban There’s a new edible garden at... 


This story originally appeared in our July 13, 2016 issue. News Briefs: July 13, 2016 issue | Jul. 13

Camosun gets money for women in trades Camosun College has received $300,000 from... 


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Features

Sometimes the future is a question mark (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). College at a crossroads: what does the future hold for Camosun? | Aug. 10

Sometimes it feels like Camosun College is at a crossroads, wondering which way to... 


This story originally appeared in our July 13, 2016 issue. The other side of the divide: talking tensions with Bilan Arte, national chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students | Jul. 13

Our June 15, 2016 issue featured the cover story “A provincial divide,” which... 


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Views

This story originally appeared in our August 10, 2016 issue. Open Space: In defence of smartwatches | Aug. 10

The interconnectivity that comes with smart devices is amazing, but sometimes they... 


This story originally appeared in our August 10, 2016 issue. Open Space: Question everything | Aug. 10

For the sake of oneself and for the sake of society at large, it’s becoming increasingly... 


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Columns

To See or Not to See: The 400 Blows and the beauty it gives back | Aug. 10

The 400 Blows 5/5 François Truffaut’s The 400 Blows (1959) is not a film for... 


The Bi-weekly Gamer is a column about competitive gaming that appears in every issue of Nexus. The Bi-weekly Gamer: An end to the foxes? | Aug. 10

A couple of issues ago, I wrote about former NBA player Rick Fox and his entry into... 


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Humour

Shakespeare’s magic is returning to Victoria once again (photo provided). A magical evening of Shakespeare casts a spell on Victoria | Mar. 30

Pacific Opera Victoria (POV) are translating Shakespeare once again, this time with... 


This story originally appeared in our February 3, 2016 issue. The cats have taken over Instagram, and their owners are weird | Feb. 3

I don’t want to alarm you, but there’s something you need to know: cats have... 


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