Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Can Camosun reconcile? A look into what the college has done, what they’re doing, and what they need to do for reconciliation | Sep. 5

Part one The legacy of residential schools Canada was founded on colonialism. Indigenous people were swept aside as the European settlers made use of this land. Later on, there was an attempt to assimilate indigenous people through residential schools. According to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), these schools were underfunded, poorly resourced, and, above all, traumatic for the students. Physical, emotional, cultural, and sexual abuse occurred to hundreds of thousands of indigenous... 

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Victoria Fringe Fest 2017 review: My Stroke of Luck personal, convincing | Sep. 5

Diane Barnes’ My Stroke of Luck is a beautiful and entertaining one-woman production... 


Victoria Fringe Fest 2017 review: Tragedy + Time Served = Comedy hits hard, with personality | Sep. 5

One of the great solo productions at the Victoria Fringe Festival this year was Mark... 


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Campus

Know Your Writers: Nexus columnist Renata Silva | Sep. 5

Know Your Writers helps dive into the minds of the writers behind our stories. This... 


Know Your Profs: Camosun Culinary Arts instructor Rob Budlong knows the importance of teamwork | Sep. 5

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


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Arts

New Music Revue: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart craft pop with honesty | Sep. 5

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart The Echo of Pleasure (Painbow Records) 3.5/5 Maybe... 


Comedian Mike Delamont brings Scottish drag-queen God back for sequel | Sep. 5

What started off as a local performance for local comedian Mike Delamont has evolved... 


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Life

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... 


Camosun student gets hardcore with Eves of Destruction | Sep. 5

When Camosun first-year Biology student Anna Jessop isn’t hard at work studying... 


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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

News Briefs: September 5, 2017 issue | Sep. 5

CCSS shuts down free stores  The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) announced... 


Eye on the National Student Movement: September 5, 2017 | Sep. 5

Eye on the National Student Movement is a new column that will appear in our news... 


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Features

Presidential hindsight: Catching up with three of Camosun College’s past presidents | Aug. 16

Whether it’s coping with financial struggles, dealing with the aftermath of an... 


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... 


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Views

Open Space: Camosun needs to work on smart city concepts | Sep. 5

Camosun College and the City of Victoria are way off base when it comes to smart... 


25 Years Ago in Nexus: September 5, 2017 issue | Sep. 5

Define “tight”: Our September 8, 1992 issue started that semester off with a... 


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Columns

Calculated Thought: Student-loan interest rate getting lower | Sep. 5

Effective August 1, interest rates for both variable and fixed-rate student loans... 


Dearest Reader: A Proposal: Victoria retirement community must rebrand itself | Sep. 5

Dearest Reader, If our fair city is not a claimant to the title of Jewel of the Pacific... 


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