Friday, September 30, 2016

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The Last Wife director Esther Jun says the play deals with many subjects (photo provided). The Last Wife tackles issues of family and patriarchy | Sep. 21

It’s no secret that Henry VIII liked to chop off heads. It’s also no secret that the Tudor period in English history was a time of education and culture, largely due to the influx of plays and playwrights, and the general interest in theater. The Last Wife is a combination of the two: it’s a play about Henry VIII’s last wife, Katherine Parr. Parr’s life is constantly on the line due to her devotion to the education of Henry’s daughters as well as secret meetings with his ex brother-in-law.... 

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A Camosun student learns from a young guest at the Mandarin Club (photo provided). Camosun College Mandarin Club expands awareness through language | Sep. 22

It’s taken Camosun College’s student Mandarin Club five years to get to where... 


kirty New Music Revue: Kirty lets personality shine on new album | Sep. 13

Kirty Kirty (Postwar Records) 4.5/5 Canadian singer Kirty was born into a big musical... 


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A Camosun student learns from a young guest at the Mandarin Club (photo provided). Camosun College Mandarin Club expands awareness through language | Sep. 22

It’s taken Camosun College’s student Mandarin Club five years to get to where... 


Jesse and the Dandelions are bringing their poppy sounds to Victoria on Saturday, September 24 (photo provided). What’s Going On: September 21 to October 4, 2016 | Sep. 21

Until September 25 Even better than a book Authors such as Steven Price, Ronald Wright,... 


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Arts

Jesse and the Dandelions are bringing their poppy sounds to Victoria on Saturday, September 24 (photo provided). What’s Going On: September 21 to October 4, 2016 | Sep. 21

Until September 25 Even better than a book Authors such as Steven Price, Ronald Wright,... 


The members of Tokyo Police Club have been friends since childhood; they’re now celebrating 10 years as a band (photo by Nicole Fara Silver). Tokyo Police Club survive a decade in the music industry | Sep. 21

Tokyo Police Club keyboardist Graham Wright has seen a lot in his band’s decade-long... 


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Life

Beer, sunshine, and good company: this year’s fest was a success (photo by Adam Boyle/Nexus). Great Canadian Beer Festival fantastic thanks to beer, beer, and more beer | Sep. 21

As a 19-year-old student, the prospect of being able to attend a festival focused... 


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... 


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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 September 21, 2016 issue. News Briefs: September 21, 2016 issue | Sep. 21

Janice Simcoe moves into new position at college Janice Simcoe is the new director... 


The gender-inclusive washroom in the Richmond House on Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). Camosun College launches gender-inclusive washrooms on both campuses | Sep. 21

Five single-occupancy washrooms at Camosun’s Interurban and Lansdowne campuses... 


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Features

Camosun College president Sherri Bell (photo by Jill Westby/Nexus). The annual report: Camosun College president Sherri Bell looks back at her first year on the job | Sep. 21

Camosun College president Sherri Bell started her job here a year ago, following... 


(Photo by Jill Westby/Nexus.) Dark days at Camosun College: Students dealing with depression speak out | Sep. 7

It’s a hot summer day at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus. I’m walking beneath... 


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Views

img_1805 Open Space: Camosun College moving Disability Resource Centre harmful to students | Sep. 21

Moving the Disability Resource Centre (DRC) into the Lansdowne library was a move... 


nexus-2-2-cover-for-web 25 Years Ago in Nexus: September 21, 2016 issue | Sep. 21

Just a story about a big-ass tent theft: From the “why would anyone bother?”... 


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Columns

Lit Matters: The golden touch of Annabel Lyon | Sep. 21

When she received news that her novel The Golden Mean was nominated for the Literary... 


To See or Not to See: Fantastic Mr. Fox fundamental fall film | Sep. 21

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) 4.5/5 Fall is upon us, and while we wait for the tail-end... 


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