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Anti-Flag brought the punk sound, and ideals, to town (photo by Megan Thompson). Anti-Flag brings spirit of punk to Victoria | May. 2

“Welcome to the goddamn punk rock show,” sung Anti-Flag bassist Chris #2 during the bridge of their song “Fabled World” at their April 29 show at Victoria’s Distrikt Nightclub. And it made sense: Anti-Flag is a band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that embodies the very essence of punk. The band members sport mohawks and black skinny jeans, play punk with pummeling power chords, and have lyrics with a progressive political message; when Anti-Flag took the stage they would have been right... 

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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 Lobster delivers a message through dark humour (photo courtesy of Mongrel Media). To See or Not to See: The Lobster best served with butter and perseverance | Apr. 28

The Lobster 3/5 “Now, the fact that you’ll turn into an animal if you fail to... 


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Campus

Camosun’s Andy Bryce with pictures of his great-grandfather (photo by Jill Westby/Nexus). Camosun instructor working on documentary about great-grandfather | Mar. 30

Camosun Digital Communications teacher Andrew Bryce is working on a documentary about... 


We Hunt Buffalo are playing Victoria’s Lucky Bar on Saturday, April 9 (photo provided). What’s Going On: March 30 to May 10, 2016 | Mar. 30

Friday, April 1 Rascals in town Head on over to Sugar Nightclub for an evening of... 


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Arts

Anti-Flag brought the punk sound, and ideals, to town (photo by Megan Thompson). Anti-Flag brings spirit of punk to Victoria | May. 2

“Welcome to the goddamn punk rock show,” sung Anti-Flag bassist Chris #2 during... 


Heavy Hearts New Music Revue: Heavy Hearts offer no surprises on new EP | Mar. 30

Heavy Hearts Heavy Hearts (New Damage Records) 3/5 Heavy Hearts are a rock and heavy... 


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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

Camosun College has officially had no sexual assaults on campus, but some say more policy is still needed (file photo). New bill aims to combat sexual assaults on postsecondary campuses | Mar. 30

Green Party MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head Andrew Weaver recently tabled a bill at the... 


This story originally appeared in our March 30, 2016 issue. News Briefs: March 30, 2016 issue | Mar. 30

CCSS teams up with UFV and BCIT The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) is teaming... 


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Features

A common sight on Camosun's Lansdowne campus (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). Camosun’s deer and cougars: is it time to be concerned? | Mar. 29

A puma crept the length of Foul Bay Road on swift paws. Silently it crept through... 


Some Camosun College students feel the institution could be doing more for students with disabilities (photo by Jill Westby/Nexus). Education barriers: Is Camosun doing enough for students with disabilities? | Mar. 16

“It basically made me feel like shit.” After years of hearing concerns from students... 


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Views

This story originally appeared in our March 30, 2016 issue. Open Space: Keep obscenity out of the classroom | Mar. 30

Liberalism, for many people, is interpreted as “liberty.” And, yes, indeed: the... 


This story originally appeared in our March 30, 2016 issue. Open Space: Dog responsibility a must in Victoria | Mar. 30

It was a beautiful day on Mt. Doug, and it was the perfect day to walk my dog, Sid.... 


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Columns

The Lobster delivers a message through dark humour (photo courtesy of Mongrel Media). To See or Not to See: The Lobster best served with butter and perseverance | Apr. 28

The Lobster 3/5 “Now, the fact that you’ll turn into an animal if you fail to... 


The Bi-weekly Gamer is a column about competitive gaming that appears in every issue of Nexus. The Bi-weekly Gamer: The legacy left behind | Mar. 30

Every sports fan has their favourite player. Carlos “ocelote” Rodríguez Santiago... 


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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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