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Where’s the money?: The Canadian Federation of Students claims $200,000 of Camosun student fees is not where it should be | May. 17

Every semester, each Camosun student pays $2.22 in membership fees to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). Historically, that fee has been divided down the middle, with one half of it going to the CFS and the other half going to the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS), which is a separate legal entity from the national organization. The money is collected from Camosun students by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), which then remits it to the provincial and national organizations;... 

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Lorna Crozier’s new poetry collection captures realities of aging and grief | May. 23

Good poetry always makes me question the hardest elements of being alive. The difference... 


Stars on Ice dazzling and dreamy | May. 17

Stars on Ice is a mixture of dance, theatrics, and—of course—ice skating, blending... 


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Campus

Know Your Writers: Nexus cartoonist Matt Smith | May. 17

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


Camosun student shines through helping others learn | May. 17

Curiosity led second-year Camosun Computer Science student Hebron Watson down an... 


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Arts

Camosun’s Michael McLean documents Diversion Dam’s dire dilema | May. 17

Camosun lab technologist Michael McLean has been hard at work outside the classroom,... 


What’s Going On: May 17 to June 13, 2017 | May. 17

Jocasta Regina is on until Saturday, May 20 at Theatre Inconnu (photo provided). Until... 


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Life

LANtasy’s rising popularity brings changes | Mar. 15

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


Local wrestling league prepares for smackdown | Mar. 1

Wrestling was the most popular sport in ancient Greece. Thousands of years before... 


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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: May 17, 2017 issue | May. 17

CCSS gets over 3,000 students pledging to vote The Camosun College Student Society... 


Camosun leases off-campus building for trades training | May. 17

Camosun College has leased a new building for trades training, but it’s not at... 


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Features

The danger zone: Camosun cyclists continue to face hazards | Mar. 29

As I was driving home from school one day, I hurriedly pulled out of rush-hour traffic... 


Chris Hadfield: The Nexus interview | Mar. 15

What more can a person accomplish after orbiting Earth? Chris Hadfield has the answer... 


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Views

Open Space: Bill C-45 a step in the right direction | May. 17

The Canadian federal government announced earlier this year that they would pass... 


Open Space: It’s time for the Liberals to start listening | May. 17

As an avid Green Party supporter, I do not regret my decision to vote for them in... 


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Columns

Calculated Thought: Building trust in the digital world | May. 17

Bitcoin, the most popular of crypto-currencies making headlines in the financial-technology... 


Cream of the Craft: Twa Dogs and Riot bring an island IPA explosion with hoppy brews | May. 17

The India pale ale (IPA) has, until recently, been the go-to beer for many craft... 


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