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CUPE 2081 upset at Camosun contracting out rainbow painting | Jul. 20

Camosun College recently added a rainbow design to the bus loop at the Interurban campus and a rainbow crosswalk at the short-term parking at Lansdowne. Victoria company Scho’s Line Painting did the painting work, which CUPE local 2081, the union that represents Camosun College support staff, is not happy about. An internal email announcing the new painting was sent to college employees on July 7 and contained the sentence “A huge thanks to Brian Calvert and the Facilities Services crew who did... 

Web Exclusive

The Little Hours inconsistent but enjoyably quirky | Jul. 21

Director Jeff Baena’s made-for-Sundance sex comedy The Little Hours (which opens... 


The Bi-weekly Gamer web-exclusive: Dota 2 continues to provide | Jul. 17

Although I don’t play Dota 2, I can respect it for being one of the leading... 


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Campus

Exhibit showcases Camosun artist-in-residence alumni | Jul. 11

A little air is a new visual arts exhibit up at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus,... 


Know Your Writers: Nexus staff photographer Jill Westby | Jul. 11

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


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Arts

New Music Revue: The Stevens’ new EP decent summer tunes | Jul. 11

The Stevens Good (Chapter Music) 3.5/5 The second album from Melbourne alternative... 


What’s Going On: July 12 to August 15, 2017 | Jul. 11

Until Saturday, August 26 Open your west coast mind Open Space’s Forestrial Brain... 


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Life

Workshop combines city planning and tree houses | Jun. 14

What’s an engaging way to get citizens proactive in city development? Get them... 


LANtasy’s rising popularity brings changes | Mar. 15

The world of cosplay, LAN (local area network) events, tabletop minis, board games,... 


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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 institutes new 20-credit registration limit | Jul. 11

As of September of this year, Camosun College will be implementing a 20-credit registration... 


News Briefs: July 12, 2017 issue | Jul. 11

Camosun alumnus new Chargers coach Former Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball player... 


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Features

Secret bank accounts, a petition to defederate, and asthma-induced racist accusations: notes from the frontlines of the national student movement | Jul. 11

As Camosun students go about their day—running to class, studying late, drinking... 


A second beginning: three mature Camosun students tell their stories | Jun. 14

Why on earth would someone who is a bit older than the average student—a mature... 


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Views

Open Space: Marijuana should not be legalized for recreational use | Jul. 11

Marijuana should not be legalized in BC for recreational use because of the associated... 


Open Space: In memory of Christine Archibald | Jul. 11

I’ve sat myself down to write about my brush with the life of Christine Archibald... 


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Columns

The Bi-weekly Gamer: How VR could turn esports on its head | Jul. 12

Escaping to another dimension or reality: it’s a dream that’s been around for... 


Dearest Reader: A proposal: Camosun must offer job to displaced premier | Jul. 11

Dearest reader, If events in our fair province following the recently passed provincial... 


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