Sunday, March 26, 2017

Columns

Calculated Thought: Robots make investing simpler

March 15, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under March 15, 2017, Columns

In case you read some of my info in past columns on how to get started in investing and want an even simpler approach, you may be happy to know that technology has come to the rescue with robo-advisors. First off, you’re not alone if you cringe when you think of banks. The Millennial Disruption […]

Cream of the Craft: A tale of two stouts

March 15, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under March 15, 2017, Columns

Cream of the Craft is a new column that will appear in every issue of Nexus. Each issue, contributing writer Patrick Newman will pit two provincial beers of a similar kind against each other to see which one is the more deserving of your student money. Enjoy! For my first installment of Cream of the Craft, […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: New Overwatch hero looks to shake up competitive scene

March 15, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 15, 2017, Columns

With games like Overwatch, Hearthstone, and League of Legends, introducing new elements that can flip the way people play the game on its head is essential. After much speculation about who the game’s new hero would be, enter Orisa, Overwatch’s newest tank class hero with a ton of potential to shake up how the current […]

To See or Not to See: American Hustle kind of works, despite trying so hard

March 15, 2017 by Finlay Pogue, contributing writer  
Filed under March 15, 2017, Columns

American Hustle 3/5 It’s got it all—the look, the themes, the grit, the style. It’s got the million-dollar soundtrack and the multi-million-dollar stars—beautiful stars, talented stars, stars willing to gain 40-plus pounds for their roles. It’s got the energy a period crime drama should, and more talent behind it than seems possible. But American Hustle […]

Dearest Reader: A proposal: Camosun sexual harassment policy lacking

March 15, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under March 15, 2017, Columns

Dearest Reader, As the discerning newspaper connoisseur is doubtless aware, Camosun College finds itself in the midst of the stage of implementation of its new sexual harassment policy wherein the enlightened public is entreated to provide its counsel. Given that I have only recently heard Camosun students offering in all seriousness the suggestions that male […]

Dearest Reader: A proposal: Camosun College must build a wall

March 1, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

Dearest reader, There can be little of greater importance in the midst of our contemporary global turmoil than solidarity exhibited between the brother nations of the Western world and of all those grand old countries whose souls remain pure and committed to the spirit of Christendom. The purpose of our own Canadian nation, it follows, […]

Calculated Thought: Canada-Europe trade deal moving forward

March 1, 2017 by  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

The Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), a free-trade deal between Canada and Europe virtually eliminating tariffs on most goods crossing the Atlantic, has passed another hurdle. The European Union’s parliament approved the deal on February 15, leaving national and regional parliaments in Europe to vote. Once the prescribed changes to federal and provincial regulations are […]

To See or Not to See: Kill Bill Volume 1 and 2 still terrific, tracksuits and all

March 1, 2017 by Finlay Pogue, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

Kill Bill: Volume 1 Kill Bill: Volume 2 5/5 Years ago, I was struggling to pinpoint exactly what it was that all the best movies have in common. The concept of “best movies” is subjective, so I figured there must be some similarities among the films that I deem “the best.” Then the word “bombast” […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Rocket League gets fuel from developers

March 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

I’ve tried to stay away from sports-related games when writing this column. And there are a lot of them—games involving the NHL, NBA, MLB, and FIFA have been around for a very long timae. Rocket League is a game is not about rockets but, rather, about rocket-powered cars that you control to play a compact […]

Calculated Thought: Personal information is a commodity

February 15, 2017 by  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Columns

Our generation is very educated, but we also face a tougher job market than our parents did, so, it’s befitting that we should learn how to make sound financial decisions in a changing economic landscape. Since many say we are entering a new knowledge economy driven by information, I’d like to shift the conversation from […]

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