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April 2, 2014

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Age of Geeks: Tech updates, tech updates, tech updates

April 2, 2014 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Columns

Spring is here and so is an array of devices and apps from the technology world. It’s that time of the year when lot of updates get pushed out, at least for Android devices. During the last two weeks we also saw the release of significant devices, apps, and updates. All new HTC ONE (M8) […]

Two-spirit: Beyond sex and gender

April 2, 2014 by Jillian Wedel, contributing writer  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Features

LGBT: it’s an arrangement of letters that many of us have seen before, but for those who are unfamiliar with it, the acronym stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. As an acronym adopted by what was formerly known simply as the gay community, its purpose has been to acknowledge and highlight the diversity within […]

Astrological Asininity: April 2, 2014 issue

April 2, 2014 by River Rainfall, contributing writer  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Humour

Hi! OMG this is the last issue of this website before the semester ends so um bye!! Aries: Hi Aries! I hope you’re ready for the spring semester! Or, are you leaving Camosun for now? I hope you come back because Aries you’re one of my faves. Taurus: Taurus, study hard for those tests, because […]

In Search of Lost Time: Finding body acceptance

April 2, 2014 by Daphne Shaed, Camosun College Women’s Center  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Columns

We are all different. You’re special and I’m special; we are all independently special in our own unique ways. Trying to conform to western society’s unrealistic views of beauty and body shape takes its toll on us mentally and physically, and it’s dangerous. For almost two years now I have gone without makeup with the […]

20 Years Ago in Nexus: Web exclusive for April 2, 2014 issue

April 2, 2014 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Columns, Web Exclusive

How could hell be any worse?: Our cover story for our April 18, 1994 issue looked at students and poverty. Clearly, not much has changed on this front. However, it has rarely been explained so passionately as by a poem printed in the Letters to the Editor section of this issue. A letter writer named […]

Greg MacPherson visits ghosts of accidents past on BC tour

April 2, 2014 by Giustina Qualizza, contributing writer  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Arts

Winnipeg singer/songwriter Greg MacPherson is heading out to the west coast to conclude his tour for his latest album, Fireball. And he’ll visit some bad memories along the way: his last BC tour was cut short after MacPherson and his band were in a car accident on their way to the coast. “We were sitting […]

Student Zen: Kindness before rightness

April 2, 2014 by  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Columns

A meditation teacher of mine has said on numerous occasions that it’s more important to be kind than to be right. Certainly there are situations where it’s critical to communicate the right message to the right person and make sure they understand it; it may be the kind thing to do. It’s those situations in […]

Noms!: Foo worth the crowded digs

April 2, 2014 by Patrick Hallihan, contributing writer  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Columns

Foo is an Asian-street-food-style restaurant that will make you willingly cram yourself into a small space for some of their seriously tasty food. Located at the corner of Yates and Blanshard in the downtown core, this little building resembles what I would expect a street food shack to look like. Actually, the parking lot is […]

Queerly Forward: Assumptions are microaggressions

April 2, 2014 by Piotr Burek, Camosun College Pride Collective  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Columns

Chances are many queer students on campus have been faced with situations where others have made sweeping assumptions about them. Included in this list of assumptions are ones about sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, and all the others that feed annoyingly into the daily dose of microaggressions, or small acts of mostly non-physical aggression. Not only […]

Politically Speaking: Stop blame game, separatists

April 2, 2014 by Matthew Helliwell, contributing writer  
Filed under April 2, 2014, Columns

Two things are going to happen this year: there will be an election in Quebec and a separation referendum in Scotland. If the separatist Parti Quebecois wins a majority in that province, they may hold their own referendum. Separation, in general, which on its own holds some merit, isn’t the problem in Quebec. So what […]

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