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Camosun student harnesses passion for animal rights into new club | Jul. 28

Camosun Environmental Technology student Rhonda Hemstreet cares about animals. She cares about animals so much that she co-founded the Camosun Animal Ethics Club to get a dialogue flowing about a more animal-friendly diet and, as a result, an ecologically friendly diet. “There’s a lot of sustainability implications with meat eating and the meat and the dairy trade,” says Hemstreet. Camosun student Rhonda Hemstreet has co-founded the Camosun Animal Ethics club (photo provided). Hemstreet says... 

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Conductor Alexander Weimann loves his late-era Bach (photo provided). German conductor Alexander Weimann finds peace in music | Jul. 27

German soloist and conductor Alexander Weimann says that Johann Sebastian Bach is... 


One of Victoria's colourful new crosswalks (photo by Adam Marsh/Nexus). Open Space: Puzzle-piece crosswalks incredible waste of money | Jul. 26

The Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA) should learn what we all know:... 


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Campus

Camosun College Student Society women's director Melanie Winter wants to help fight stigma (file photo). New Camosun project aims to fight stigma for students | Jul. 14

Camosun College is hoping to raise awareness for students struggling with mental... 


Camosun College Language instructor Esther Lee (photo provided). Know Your Profs: Camosun instructor Esther Lee uses traditional roots for teaching | Jul. 13

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


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Arts

Conductor Alexander Weimann loves his late-era Bach (photo provided). German conductor Alexander Weimann finds peace in music | Jul. 27

German soloist and conductor Alexander Weimann says that Johann Sebastian Bach is... 


Author Bridgette Clarkston has no shortage of things to say about seaweed (photo provided). Seaweed guide revamped and reissued for 2016 | Jul. 13

Talk about cult classic. Pacific Seaweeds: A Guide to Common Seaweeds of the West... 


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Life

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... 


The “LAN” in LANtasy stands for “local area network,” which is a term for when multiple computers in the same room are grouped together (photo provided). Newcomer LANtasy fills gap in Victoria’s convention scene | Mar. 2

The past 12 months have been tough for the Victoria convention scene. GottaCon announced... 


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Sports

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... 


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... 


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News

This story originally appeared in our July 13, 2016 issue. News Briefs: July 13, 2016 issue | Jul. 13

Camosun gets money for women in trades Camosun College has received $300,000 from... 


This story originally appeared in our June 15, 2016 issue. News Briefs: June 15, 2016 issue | Jun. 15

Camosun Chargers golfers get fifth The Camosun College Chargers golf team placed... 


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Features

This story originally appeared in our July 13, 2016 issue. The other side of the divide: talking tensions with Bilan Arte, national chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students | Jul. 13

Our June 15, 2016 issue featured the cover story “A provincial divide,” which... 


This story originally appeared in our June 15, 2016 issue. A provincial divide: inside the national student movement | Jun. 15

From January 14 to 17 of this year, the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS,... 


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Views

One of Victoria's colourful new crosswalks (photo by Adam Marsh/Nexus). Open Space: Puzzle-piece crosswalks incredible waste of money | Jul. 26

The Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA) should learn what we all know:... 


This story originally appeared in our July 13, 2016 issue. Open Space: Arresting addicts not helpful for anyone | Jul. 13

I’m not saying that students should be snorting coke off desks in the middle of... 


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Columns

moonstruck_poster To See or Not to See: Over the moon for Moonstruck | Jul. 13

Moonstruck 4.5/5 I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: no other genre... 


Of the Land is a column about indigenous issues that appears in every issue of Nexus. Of the Land – local indigenous voices: Why oh why, oh Canada? | Jul. 13

While parades unfold, barbecues blaze, and fireworks launch in celebration of Canada... 


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Humour

Shakespeare’s magic is returning to Victoria once again (photo provided). A magical evening of Shakespeare casts a spell on Victoria | Mar. 30

Pacific Opera Victoria (POV) are translating Shakespeare once again, this time with... 


This story originally appeared in our February 3, 2016 issue. The cats have taken over Instagram, and their owners are weird | Feb. 3

I don’t want to alarm you, but there’s something you need to know: cats have... 


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