Monday, October 23, 2017

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Louise Burns uses full band to get new sounds on Young Mopes | Oct. 18

Vancouver’s Louise Burns says that once she started writing material for what would become her most recent album, she couldn’t stop. The end result is Young Mopes, which came out in February and landed itself on the Polaris Prize long list earlier this year. But Burns admits now that even though it was easy to get started, it was a struggle to get the album finished. “When I started writing for the album, I didn’t know if I even wanted to make a new album. I was going through a weird time... 

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New Music Revue: The Racquet Club deliver incredible indie tunes on debut | Oct. 19

The Racquet Club The Racquet Club (Rise Records) 4/5 Anyone who has followed Blair... 


Bullet review: Annual Victoria Zombie Walk a success, with a heroic twist | Oct. 11

Zombies take over the streets of Victoria at this year’s Zombie Walk (photo... 


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Campus

Know Your Profs: Camosun English instructor Katie Tanigawa on bad language and good weekends | Oct. 18

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


Festival of lights welcomes cultural diversity at Camosun | Oct. 18

Diwali—the festival of lights—is one of the biggest events of the year in India,... 


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Arts

New Music Revue: Cannibal Corpse, Electric Wizard, and more gruesome, ghastly new releases | Oct. 18

Electric Wizard Wizard Bloody Wizard (Spinefarm Records) 3.5/5 English doom metal... 


Local harpist Josh Layne keeps busy with orchestra and without | Oct. 18

Solo harpist Josh Layne is no stranger to performing with the Victoria Chamber Orchestra.... 


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Life

Great Canadian Beer Fest celebrates a quarter-century in style | Sep. 20

Gettin’ loose Friday, September 8: media tour Friday may have started off with... 


Great Canadian Beer Festival celebrates 25 years | Sep. 5

For many, September means back to school and an end to fun. However, for beer lovers... 


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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 opens Interaction Lab at Interurban campus | Oct. 18

Camosun is opening its new Babcock Canada Interaction Lab to students on October... 


Eye on the National Student Movement: October 18, 2017 issue | Oct. 18

The British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) is still holding $202,305.11 of... 


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Features

Ghosts, secret tunnels, time warps: Nexus investigates local legends so you don’t have to | Oct. 18

Satanic rituals. Secret tunnels. Bells that summon ghosts at midnight. As far as... 


West Shore dreamin’: Could—and should—Camosun expand to Langford? | Oct. 4

Langford is known for being one of the fastest-growing regions on Vancouver Island,... 


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Views

25 Years Ago in Nexus: October 18, 2017 issue | Oct. 18

Levi Guy’s romance continues: If you’ve been reading this column for the past... 


Open Space: Don’t let paranoia ruin Halloween | Oct. 18

Remember Halloween? It was that holiday that every kid looked forward to because... 


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Columns

Calculated Thought: Canadian e-commerce giant gets called out | Oct. 18

I was scrolling through Facebook one day and an advertisement caught my eye. It read,... 


Unpacking the Bags: How to cope with being away from family | Oct. 18

After spending a long time away from home, we begin to reflect on the real consequences... 


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