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April 1, 2015

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Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Michele Agostinelli sticks on bright side of nursing education

April 1, 2015 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing column where we ask the instructors at Camosun College the same 10 questions in order to get to know them and their teaching styles a little better. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in Nexus? Maybe you want to know more about one of […]

The Prodigal Planeswalker: Let’s not forget Timmy

April 1, 2015 by Andy Chen, Magic: The Gathering Club  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Columns

In a previous column I delved into the different player archetypes of Magic: The Gathering. I exalted the virtues of being a “Johnny” player and how my 60-card deck is an expression of my creativity, versus the “Spike” player with their in-it-to-win-it competitive nature. But it’s common to forget about “Timmy.” According to Magic: The […]

Ability’s Muse: Searching for authenticity

April 1, 2015 by Andy Chen, Camosun College Students with dis(A)bilities Collective  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Columns

Have you ever gazed upon a portrait of a person and had the figure stare back at you? Did it give you a creepy chill or a warm sense of belonging? That effect is the kind that organizational culture has on us. A truly diverse organizational experience should be much like a painting; every brush […]

Bite Me: Garrick’s Head tops the English-style pub heap

April 1, 2015 by Megan Dunn, contributing writer  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Columns

In Victoria we have so many options for places to go to experience the traditional English pub atmosphere, but my top choice out of them all would be the Garrick’s Head Pub. Garrick’s has been a local fixture since 1867, is known as one of oldest English-style pubs in Canada, and is located in the […]

Lit Matters: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s flights of fancy

April 1, 2015 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Columns

‘‘All grownups were first children, but few of them remember it,’’ wrote Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a French novelist and pilot who is best remembered for his moving children’s fable The Little Prince. Saint-Exupéry was an aviation pioneer in the 1920s and 1930s, flying at a time when being a pilot was a rough and adventurous […]

Student groups say minimum wage increase not enough

April 1, 2015 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under April 1, 2015, News

A two-percent increase to British Columbia’s minimum wage will go into effect in September, but student groups are complaining that the 20-cent-per-hour hike isn’t nearly enough to keep students and families in BC above the poverty line. “Students are looking for a meaningful increase to minimum wage. It doesn’t make sense for anyone, whether they […]

Camosun Chargers women’s volleyball coach Chris Dahl named Coach of the Year

April 1, 2015 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Campus

The head coach of the Camosun Chargers women’s volleyball team has won the national Coach of the Year award, an honour that his players and coaching staff agree is well overdue. Chris Dahl, now in his fifth year coaching the Camosun Chargers women’s volleyball squad, was awarded Coach of the Year while his team was […]

Camosun Visual Arts students prepare their final exhibit

April 1, 2015 by Erin Blondeau, contributing writer  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Arts

The Camosun Visual Arts students have been working long days leading up to their year-end exhibit. The Visual Arts graduate exhibition, Within the Menagerie, will be taking place on April 24. The exhibition will showcase the students’ exploration of artistic media and the hours of planning that took place leading up to the show. “Because […]

New Music Revue: Kathryn Calder’s new album of love songs is a tearjerker

April 1, 2015 by Megan Dunn, contributing writer  
Filed under April 1, 2015, Arts

Kathryn Calder Kathryn Calder (File Under: Music) 3/5 Kathryn Calder’s third album is all love songs, but in the broad sense. Anyone who has been in love, burned by love, or is currently in love will be able to relate to the tracks. The Canadian indie rock musician and New Pornographers member has a soulful […]

News Briefs: April 1, 2015 issue (with extra web-exclusive content)

April 1, 2015 by Erin Blondeau, contributing writer  
Filed under April 1, 2015, News

Camosun students win awards The 2014 College Co-op Student of the Year award, presented by the Association for Co-operative Education-BC/Yukon, was awarded to Kyle Nelson, a Camosun Environmental Technology student. Camosun BBA-Accounting student Jasmine Giesbrecht was awarded the Honourable Mention. The students were recognized for their community involvement, academic achievement, and letters of support. New […]

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