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Taking Leave tackles Alzheimer’s issues on stage | Feb. 24

Elliot is suffering from dementia while his three daughters are doing everything in their power to help him through it; sisters Alma, Liz, and Ordelia are trying to ensure their father’s well being, and Elliot is merely trying to hold on to his mind. This is what’s going on in Taking Leave, a new play at Langham Court Theatre. “What you have is Elliot, a retired university professor, a Shakespeare expert, being forced to retire early due to early onset Alzheimer’s disease,” says Alf Small,... 

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Presentation looks at how Victoria almost won the Stanley Cup | Feb. 21

In 1913, the Victoria Cougars came within close reach of the Stanley Cup; some would... 


Victoria Film Fest review: My Life as a Zucchini much more than a children’s movie | Feb. 14

My Life as a Zucchini 4/5 As far as touching pieces of filmmaking go, My Life as... 


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Campus

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Tika Brown on chocolate, shopping, and learning | Feb. 15

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College.... 


Know Your Writers: Nexus student editor Adam Marsh gets honest | Feb. 15

Have you ever wondered about the Camosun students writing the articles you read in... 


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Arts

Author Lee Maracle brings her beliefs to Victoria | Feb. 15

Lee Maracle is one of Canada’s most prominent aboriginal writers. An active activist,... 


What’s Going On: February 15 to 28, 2017 | Feb. 15

Until Thursday, February 23 Get high Have you ever wanted to sing? The Gettin’... 


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Life

Naked bungee jumping to promote mental-health awareness | Feb. 15

Bungee jumping is a way to conquer fears. Bungee jumping naked is a way to conquer... 


Victoria Tea Fest rises from the dead to bring tea to town | Feb. 1

The Victoria Tea Festival ran for several successful years before it ended in 2013.... 


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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 gets feedback on new sexual violence policy | Feb. 15

Camosun College is moving ahead with its drafting of a new sexual violence and misconduct... 


News Briefs: February 15, 2017 issue | Feb. 15

Camosun offers new live event program Camosun College is offering a new program,... 


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Features

Where are the men?: The ongoing gender problem in early childhood education | Feb. 15

There’s this idea that something is inherently wrong with a man who wants to work... 


Playing to win: Post-Gamergate, gaming is no longer a man’s world | Feb. 1

The battle of the sexes within the gaming industry sometimes resembles a playground... 


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Views

25 Years Ago in Nexus: February 15, 2017 issue | Feb. 15

Clip-art catastrophe: The story “Lead in Carey water exceeds acceptable limits”... 


Open Space: Excess consumption must stop | Feb. 15

Materiality is a spectre, possessing our body without our knowledge, causing us pain... 


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Columns

Calculated Thought: Personal information is a commodity | Feb. 15

Our generation is very educated, but we also face a tougher job market than our parents... 


To See or Not to See: The Player a film about filmmakers making films | Feb. 15

The Player 4/5 In art there exists the now-well-documented phenomenon of the “meta”:... 


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