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Camosun alumnus Jeff Mason’s new book shows great promise | Sep. 2

Camosun alumnus Jeff Mason’s first novel, The Symmetry of Belief (self-published), is heavily influenced by classic sci-fi, fantasy, and horror by authors such as H.P. Lovecraft, Frank Herbert, and J.G. Ballard. The story is reminiscent of Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” in which humans willingly fall from heaven, or, rather, ascend from paradise into the cruel void of space to find vengeance and freedom. Themes are layered on top of each other, and Mason tackles the relationship between religion,... 

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Canadian Federation of Students-British Columbia meeting motions take aim at national Canadian Federation of Students organization | Jul. 31

The Canadian Federation of Students-British Columbia (CFS-BC) is having its semi-annual... 


85w1_NickPR_2 Exclusive: song premiere from Victoria’s Nick La Riviere | Jul. 21

Victoria’s Nick La Riviere is about to release his second album, Another Time Around,... 


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Campus

A sampling of Ishe Barrett’s work, on display at Camosun (photo provided). Camosun College artist in residence compares moshing men and fish | Aug. 28

Interesting things are always going on around Camosun’s campuses; this year’s... 


The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China present Peking Dreams at the University of Victoria on September 5 (photo provided). What’s Going On: August 19, 2015 issue | Aug. 27

Friday and Saturday nights in August Free flicks outside Let’s face it: it’s... 


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Arts

Camosun alumnus Jeff Mason’s new book shows great promise | Sep. 2

Camosun alumnus Jeff Mason’s first novel, The Symmetry of Belief (self-published),... 


Arthur Black misses the mark in new book | Sep. 1

Arthur Black’s Paint the Town Black (Harbour Publishing) is a stream-of-consciousness... 


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Life

A recent debate about sewage issues was held at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus (photo provided). A look at two perspectives on Victoria’s sewage controversy | Jun. 19

On Tuesday, May 12, a formal debate on the subject of sewage was held at Camosun’s... 


The one and only Snoopy tree, located at Gowlland Tod Provincial Park (photo by Sarah Tayler/Nexus). Stardust in the waters: a journey through a provincial park | May. 11

Half a block past the entrance to the Butchart Gardens, the van crunched onto the... 


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Sports

1st year guard Haley Cabral credit Kevin Light FOR WEB Mid-season equals middle of pack for Camosun Chargers basketball teams | Nov. 28

The Camosun Chargers basketball teams recently finished up the first half of their... 


Womans VB Still 002 Camosun Chargers Volleyball teams look forward to successful seasons | Oct. 27

This year’s Camosun Chargers volleyball teams are off to a flying start, but they... 


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News

Look for our exclusive interview with Camosun president Sherri Bell in our September 9, 2015 issue (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). News Briefs August 19, 2015 issue with web exclusive content | Aug. 25

Look for our exclusive interview with Camosun president Sherri Bell in our September... 


Shayli Robinson of the Camosun College Student Society (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). Camosun College Student Society Lansdowne executive alleges she was verbally abused at Canadian Federation of Students national meeting | Aug. 19

  Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) Lansdowne executive Shayli Robinson,... 


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Features

Don't go losing your change in the couch: you'll need it (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). Postsecondary on an empty stomach: the rise of student poverty in Canada | Aug. 18

It would be comforting to think that a slight dip in Canada’s economy has led to... 


A look at the ocean from the shores of Tofino (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). Floating on the surface: one student’s experience overcoming more than just waves at Tofino | Jul. 15

I have not been much of a risk taker in my 26 years of life. Nothing I did was ever... 


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Views

NEXUS 25-17 COVER Open Space: A message to the anti-feminist | Jul. 20

Feminism, like any body of theology, has extremists and opposing opinions. Still,... 


NEXUS 25-16 COVER Open Space: Never neglect the written word | Jun. 17

“Readership is at an all-time low.” These aren’t just words that editors and... 


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Columns

productimage-picture-the_little_town_where_time_stood_still-539 Lit Matters: The fantastic humanity of Bohumil Hrabal | Jul. 24

“I was always lucky in my bad luck,” quipped Bohumil Hrabal, a Czech writer... 


Name-of-the-Rose-001 Lit Matters: Umberto Eco and the power of learning | Jun. 23

“To survive, you must tell stories,” wrote Umberto Eco, an Italian scholar and... 


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Humour

Astrological Asininity: August 13, 2014 issue | Aug. 13

Aries: The fortune’s kinda weird but here it is: watch out for Santa because it’s... 


Astrological Asininity: July 16, 2014 issue | Jul. 16

LOL so ummm I thought the three-hour classes were over but now there’s another... 


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