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25 Years Ago in Nexus: February 15, 2017 issue

February 15, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Views

Clip-art catastrophe: The story “Lead in Carey water exceeds acceptable limits” in our February 17, 1992 issue talked about how water in the now-defunct Camosun Carey Road campus had lead concentrations that were higher than they should have been. That’s no surprise for buildings of a certain vintage, but what was surprising was our rather […]

Smith vs. Smith: February 15, 2017 issue

February 15, 2017 by Matt Smith, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Humour

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Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Tika Brown on chocolate, shopping, and learning

February 15, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Campus

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 a little better. This issue we caught up with Dental Hygiene prof Tika Brown to talk about chocolate as […]

Author Lee Maracle brings her beliefs to Victoria

February 15, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Arts

Lee Maracle is one of Canada’s most prominent aboriginal writers. An active activist, she has travelled across Canada, written many books, and proven that if you’re dedicated you can make your voice heard. “I live my life as I live my life. I’m what I call a sovereign Stó:lō woman,” says Maracle. “I live my […]

What’s Going On: February 15 to 28, 2017

February 15, 2017 by Adam Boyle, student editor  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Arts

Until Thursday, February 23 Get high Have you ever wanted to sing? The Gettin’ Higher Choir is looking for new additions to their troupe this spring season. All voices welcome; no audition necessary. The choir will be recruiting until February 23; for full dates, times, and locations, visit gettinhigherchoir.ca. Until Saturday, March 4 Get secretarial […]

Open Space: Excess consumption must stop

February 15, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Views

Materiality is a spectre, possessing our body without our knowledge, causing us pain that we think we are enjoying. There are things—physical things—that we need; there is nothing wrong with a certain amount of possessions. What is wrong is when the volume of one’s possessions begins to fill their mortal glass until their cup runneth […]

Cooking and dancing form unlikely alliance in new performance exhibit

February 15, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Arts

Cooking is great. The smells, taste, and presentation of a dish can go a long way, working together to bring the art of cooking into day-to-day life. A new art performance, Practices of Everyday Life: Cooking, combines two popular art styles—dancing and cooking—and is helped along by visual media prompts and large moving projections. Composer […]

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 […]

To See or Not to See: The Player a film about filmmakers making films

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

The Player 4/5 In art there exists the now-well-documented phenomenon of the “meta”: a piece of art, literature, theatre, film—anything—that is self-referential, self-conscious, about its own existence. In the art world, there’s Andy Warhol’s pop-art “Campbell’s Soup Cans”; literature has Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote; in film, there’s Robert Altman’s The Player (1992). But what […]

Penguin & Peacock: February 15, 2017 issue

February 15, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Humour

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