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What’s Going On: April 3 to May 14, 2019

April 3, 2019 by Kate Wood, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, April 3, 2019

Friday, April 5The show is hereLocal folk and reggae duo Jon and Roy are holding the release party of their latest album Here in their hometown of Victoria at Capital Ballroom on April 5. The duo’s unique indie-folk stylings have hit stages at festivals like Rifflandia and Rock the Shores, and they’ve shared stages with […]

New Music Revue: Reaches reaches for experimentation on new album

April 3, 2019 by Zachary Greenwood, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, April 3, 2019

ReachesWherever the Internet Goes, Sorrow Follows(We Be Friends Records)3/5 Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and travelling man of many monikers Justin Randel has fabricated seven intriguingly titled songs here on his second album of electro-pop-sonic sounds as Reaches. Randal enjoys experimentation. For example, he incorporates piano into “Love to the Ghosts Lost at Sea”—it’s an unexpected and pleasant […]

Penguin & Peacock: April 3, 2019 issue

April 3, 2019 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Humour

New Music Revue: Victoria’s Wise Child’s debut will be on your summer playlist

April 3, 2019 by Kellen Rogers, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, April 3, 2019

Wise ChildIdle Hands(Independent)4.5/5  Wise Child is a local indie-rock band with a laid-back and beachy sound. Idle Hands is the band’s debut full-length album—and it is absolutely worth listening to. The dreamy and soft vocals are accompanied by cool instrumentals with a surf-pop vibe. The music is approachable and fun and feels wonderfully fitting for […]

The Chopping Block Chronicles: The socially acceptable drug

April 3, 2019 by Justin Bennett, contributing writer  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Columns

First off, I just want to point out that I am an avid coffee drinker (I write this as I take a sip of my quad espresso), and that the purpose of this article is solely to question our philosophies around substances in general. I was once posed a question in one of my health […]

Metric return to town for their biggest show yet

April 3, 2019 by Bo Essery, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, April 3, 2019

From the moment our conversation started, I could tell that Metric vocalist Emily Haines was an incredibly down to earth and professional individual. Metric is a juggernaut in Canadian music—when they roll through town this month, they’re headlining the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre, with July Talk opening up—and extremely accomplished artists; however, regardless of their triumph, […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: April 3, 2019 issue

April 3, 2019 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Views

Taking Nexus to task: Our April 5, 1994 issue featured several letters to the editor, none of which had many good things to say about us. We were accused of “irresponsible journalism,” told we had a “misleading article” in the previous issue, and were labelled “consistently conservative and predictable.” Ouch. Get corporations off campus: Incoming […]

News Briefs: April 3, 2019 issue

April 3, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under April 3, 2019, News

Federal government reduces student-loan interest The federal government announced its Budget 2019 on Tuesday, March 19. Of particular note to post-secondary students is that Budget 2019 detailed a decrease in interest on federal student loans. Interest on these loans will now be limited to prime; it was previously anywhere from prime plus 2.5 percent to […]

Camosun Wellness Club a refuge for self-care

April 3, 2019 by Ricardo Ramos, contributing writer  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Campus

Mental health is very important and should be taken care of constantly. With huge amounts of homework, tests, quizzes, projects, papers, and many other assignments required by classes, time management can be incredibly difficult for students. In student life, time can be almost as valuable as a diamond ring. Camosun students might not know about […]

Health with Tess: Exam season? Sleep season!

April 3, 2019 by Tess Syrowik, contributing writer  
Filed under April 3, 2019, Columns

Happy exam season! Yeah, I’m rolling my eyes and glaring at me too. We’ve got exams, we’ve got essays, and we’ve got presentations. It’s not really the time of semester that we celebrate; usually, we celebrate surviving it. One thing that will help you get through the upcoming chaos is sleep. Yep, that thing we […]

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