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August 8, 2018

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Hiroshima memorial examines current nuclear threat

August 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under Life, August 8, 2018

On August 9, Victorians will gather at Wake Up! It’s Two Minutes to Midnight to discuss the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty and hear citizens and politicians—such as NDP MP Randall Garrison and Oak Bay mayor Nils Jenson—talk about the threat of nuclear weapons and pay their respects to victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Nuclear […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Gill Atkinson on different cultures, countries, and cats

August 8, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Campus, August 8, 2018

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor at Camosun the same 10 questions in an attempt to get to know them better. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Email editor@nexusnewspaper.com and we’ll […]

New Music Revue: Sky Parallel deliver magic in music

August 8, 2018 by Truly Hunter, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, August 8, 2018

Sky Parallel Sky Parallel (TuneCore) 4.5/5 Sky Parallel’s new self-titled EP is an essential experience for anyone who desires an alternative to mainstream pop music. Sarah Noni and Sara Fitzpatrick have taken pop music and infused it with virtuoso flavour to create something that demands to be heard. My initial impression of Sky Parallel—who are […]

Releasing the words from the chrysalis at this year’s Victoria Fringe Festival

August 8, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, August 8, 2018

The journey for Hapax Theatre’s upcoming production of The Boy in the Chrysalis, playing at this year’s Victoria Fringe Festival, has been several years in the making. The one-man, one-act play tells the story of a schoolteacher who is a drag queen by night, struggling to escape the reality of his recent break-up and life […]

News Briefs: August 8, 2018 issue

August 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under News, August 8, 2018

College Sheet Metal student wins bronze  Camosun third-year Sheet Metal apprentice Dean Gustin took home a bronze medal from the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton in June. Gustin won gold at the Skills Canada British Columbia competition in April. He was one of over 550 students at the nationals.  Camosun board of governors […]

What’s Going On: August 8 to 28, 2018

August 8, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, August 8, 2018

Until Sunday, August 12 A close shave Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre is bringing cannibalistic meat pies to The Roxy Theatre with Stephen Sondheim’s musical Sweeney Todd—The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. This wildly popular pop opera was inspired by the horrifying, turn-of-the-century penny dreadful novels. For ticket sales and schedule, as well as information on […]

Let’s Talk?: Time to put on the big girl panties

August 8, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Columns, August 8, 2018

Nine years ago, I had my first serious “big girl panties” moment: that moment when, in a fight-or-flight situation, you choose to fight, where you understand the world doesn’t revolve around your snowflakey idiosyncrasies.  There comes a time when you realize sometimes shitty things happen to good people. You have a choice to disintegrate or, […]

Camosun College Student Society adopts proponent position on proportional representation

August 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor    
Filed under News, August 8, 2018

The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) has adopted a proponent position on proportional representation. The motion to adopt the position was passed at the CCSS’ June 25 council meeting. A provincial referendum regarding proportional representation—where the number of seats a party gains is proportionate to the number of votes cast for it—will be held this […]

David LaRiviere addresses gritty, human side of tourism in new exhibit

August 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under Arts, August 8, 2018

What tourist attraction could possibly be outside the Patient Care Centre at the Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH)? If you’re checking out Saskatoon-based artist David LaRiviere’s interactive app, you’ll see that the Anti Tourism Project is a very different kind of tourist attraction. LaRiviere has spent his time as Open Space artist-in-residence talking to people around […]

Open Space: On whether or not to be a mother

August 8, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Views, August 8, 2018

My relationship with motherhood has always been complicated and uncertain. I’ve had every opinion from “I’m never going to have kids” (ages 20 to 26) to “If I’m still single when I’m 35, I’m gonna hit up a sperm bank and do this independent-woman style” (ages 26 to 30).  When I was 30, I made […]

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