Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Amber Landry as Perdita in The Winter’s Tale (photo by David Bukach). Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival returns to Camosun grounds | Jun. 30

If you’ve been hanging around the Wilna Thomas building on Camosun’s Lansdowne campus, you might have noticed actors and actresses rehearsing a play nearby. Director Barbara Poggemiller is working on Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale “by the huge beautiful oak trees” at Lansdowne for the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival. Some critics regard The Winter’s Tale as one of Shakespeare’s more problematic plays because the first half is “a terrible tragedy,” according to Poggemiller,... 

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Joshua Beamish is premiering Lone Wolf at ROMP! (photo by J. Alex Brinson/design by Miles Lowry). New York dancer coming to Victoria’s ROMP! fest | Jun. 28

This year’s ROMP! Festival Of Dance will feature the premiere of Joshua Beamish’s... 


Camosun student Blair Roche and his petition (file photo). Camosun College not raising Civil Engineering Technology tuition | Jun. 23

In February, we reported on tuition for Camosun’s Civil Engineering Technology... 


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Campus

Camosun Chargers' Charles Parkinson (photo courtesy of CBC/Radio Canada). Camosun Chargers’ Charles Parkinson joins CBC Olympic broadcast team | Jun. 21

Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball coach Charles Parkinson will be part of the CBC/Radio... 


All photos by Greg Pratt/Nexus. Photo gallery: Camosun’s Fine Furniture and Joinery students display final projects at art gallery | Jun. 20

If you haven’t made it down to the Gallery at Cedar Hill Rec Centre to check... 


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Arts

Amber Landry as Perdita in The Winter’s Tale (photo by David Bukach). Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival returns to Camosun grounds | Jun. 30

If you’ve been hanging around the Wilna Thomas building on Camosun’s Lansdowne... 


Joshua Beamish is premiering Lone Wolf at ROMP! (photo by J. Alex Brinson/design by Miles Lowry). New York dancer coming to Victoria’s ROMP! fest | Jun. 28

This year’s ROMP! Festival Of Dance will feature the premiere of Joshua Beamish’s... 


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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 June 15, 2016 issue. News Briefs: June 15, 2016 issue | Jun. 15

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


Information about the recent Walksafer referendum (photo by Greg Pratt/Nexus). Camosun College Student Society concerned about campus security | Jun. 15

The April Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) elections contained a referendum... 


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Features

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,... 


SARAH-TREATED-FOR-WEB Policy changers and government lobbiers: Getting to know the newly elected Camosun College Student Society representatives | May. 11

Lobbying government to create change that impacts students; working with Camosun... 


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Views

This story originally appeared in our June 15, 2016 issue. Open Space: We need to change how we eat | Jun. 15

While recently researching a class paper about modern agriculture, I wound up awake... 


This story originally appeared in our June 15, 2016 issue. Open Space: Smoking in public needs to stop | Jun. 15

To smoke around another person without their consent is a violation of their basic... 


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Columns

High Fidelity To See or Not to See: The hi-fi humanity of High Fidelity | Jun. 15

High Fidelity 5/5 High Fidelity (2000) is a rom-com in all the right ways. It’s... 


Of the Land is a column about indigenous issues that appears in every issue of Nexus. Of the Land – local indigenous voices: The story of the great flood | Jun. 15

Good afternoon, morning. Evening, hello. Today I would like to share with you the... 


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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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