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Post-secondary staple Peter Verin dies at 71 | Jan. 16

If you live in Victoria, there’s a good chance you’ve seen, if not had a conversation with, Peter Verin. Verin was a staple in the post-secondary community, living on the grounds of the University of Victoria for many years. Verin was known for carrying a large amount of items around with him in his shopping cart, including lots of reading material; he was always happy to stop and talk philosophy or some other academic matter, and he always wanted to learn about what the other person had to say. A... 

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New play at Langham Court gets slapstick | Jan. 12

One man, Two Guvnors is a play set in the ’60s in Brighton, England that features... 


Camosun College Student Society signs off against pipeline expansion | Jan. 5

American energy company Kinder Morgan is planning a large expansion of its Trans... 


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Campus

Camosun students use online media to facilitate social discussion | Jan. 4

Camosun Sociology students Orieanna Hartley, Adam Jenkins, and Linda Derkacz united... 


Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Brian Young wants the college to help students try something new | Jan. 4

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


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Arts

None of This Was Planned leaves bad taste in mouth | Jan. 4

In None of This Was Planned, reporter Mike McCardell writes about the people he’s... 


UVic prof uses video games to challenge art | Jan. 4

Megan Dickie’s motivation to become an artist came early: her father worked in... 


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Life

New Victoria Beer festival adds cheer to winter season | Nov. 30

Ah yes, beer: a beverage often enjoyed outside in the summer months after a long... 


Victoria’s Horror Escape offers frightful challenges for the season | Oct. 21

As we enter the Saunders family home, we’re told that their daughter, Elsa, had... 


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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 College surpasses funding goal for trades buildings | Jan. 4

Camosun College has reached their $6.5-million funding goal for new buildings and... 


Camosun places on North American post-secondary sustainability charts | Jan. 4

Camosun College recently placed 10th in the Associate’s Colleges category in the... 


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Features

The long, long road to Camosun: How the college’s first sponsored student refugee made it here | Jan. 4

It wasn’t easy for Kabwari Chomba to get to Camosun College. Chomba—who arrived... 


Consensual change: A look at Camosun College’s new Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy | Nov. 30

As a trauma survivor, I think the fact that Camosun has had no formal way to report... 


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Views

25 Years Ago in Nexus: January 4, 2017 issue | Jan. 4

There’s no news like bad news: The cover of our January 9, 1992 issue featured... 


Open Space: Camosun board needs to explain why they terminated president’s contract | Jan. 4

A public post-secondary institution needs to operate with transparency and responsibility... 


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Columns

Calculated Thought: New risk to housing market | Jan. 4

As of January 1, first-time homebuyers can apply for a loan from the BC government... 


The Bi-weekly Gamer: Shaking up the play styles in Hearthstone | Jan. 4

I’ve been pretty deep into playing Hearthstone for the past month. An online card... 


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