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February 15, 2017

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Camosun gets feedback on new sexual violence policy

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

Camosun College is moving ahead with its drafting of a new sexual violence and misconduct policy. As part of this process, Camosun recently had community feedback sessions, where students and others could make their voices heard. According to Camosun vice president of student experience Joan Yates, the first feedback session, held on January 24, went […]

Where are the men?: The ongoing gender problem in early childhood education

February 15, 2017 by Quinn Hiebert, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Features

There’s this idea that something is inherently wrong with a man who wants to work with children. But to work with children, a male in early childhood education (ECE) must accept that he will be making less income and know that he will be working in a field that isn’t viewed as respectable by some. […]

Dearest Reader: A proposal: the battle of the bathrooms has only just begun

February 15, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Columns

Dearest Reader, It is well understood that the ever-mighty marching feet of the feminist movement have traversed a long and unsteady ground throughout the preceding decades. The victories of suffrage and legal gender equality long behind us, the most noble endeavour has fallen to our generation’s finest and brightest to find new enemies, and to […]

Wolf Parade return to where it all began with new EP

February 15, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Arts

After a six-year break, BC-born/Montreal-bred indie rockers Wolf Parade are returning to Victoria. For drummer Arlen Thompson (who was in the University Transfer program at Camosun in 1999, when he also penned some Nexus articles), proximity and timing played a large part in the band reuniting, recording new material, and touring again after the release […]

News Briefs: February 15, 2017 issue

February 15, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 15, 2017, News

Camosun offers new live event program Camosun College is offering a new program, Live Event and Audio-Visual Technician, in September of this year. The course focuses on photography, video production, lighting, live and recorded sound, and camera and video production. The 10-course program is estimated to cost $14,450, which includes an off-campus internship. See camosun.ca […]

Know Your Writers: Nexus student editor Adam Marsh gets honest

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

Have you ever wondered about the Camosun students writing the articles you read in Nexus? Know Your Writers will help you dive into the minds of the writers behind the stories. This issue, we caught up with student editor Adam Marsh. What drew you to journalism? Initially, I was just eager to write; I realized […]

Local conductor brings Beethoven’s humanity to Victoria

February 15, 2017 by Felicia Santarossa, contributing writer  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Arts

Local conductor Yariv Aloni scoffs at the idea of calling a composer “dead.” After all, their music is alive, he says. As the musical director of the Victoria Chamber Orchestra (VCO), he will be conducting what he calls “timeless music” here in town on February 17, when he brings Beethoven’s music to locals. “It never […]

New Music Revue: Betraying the Martyrs electrify, Le Trouble lay down unique pop

February 15, 2017 by Jordyn Goodwin and Calista Pearson, contributing writers  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Arts

Betraying the Martyrs The Resilient (Sumerian Records) 4.5/5 Paris-based deathcore band Betraying the Martyrs’ third full-length, The Resilient, is fierce and electrifying. Riddles of political statements find their place in the lyrics while beckoning an intense emotion within the listener that wills them to listen further. Lyrically, the album is profound; the instrumentation is astounding, […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: What Super Smash Bros. needs

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

Flashback to 16 years ago: Nintendo has just published the second title in its Super Smash Bros. series, Super Smash Bros. Melee. Ring any bells from years past? Melee has over these 16 years become one of the most beloved “have your friends over and beat the snot out of each other” games of all […]

Naked bungee jumping to promote mental-health awareness

February 15, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
Filed under February 15, 2017, Life

Bungee jumping is a way to conquer fears. Bungee jumping naked is a way to conquer more than one fear—and, at an upcoming event, it’s a way to raise awareness for mental health issues as well. British Columbia Schizophrenic Society (BCSS) administrative coordinator Hazel Meredith, who helps manage the naked bungee jumping event at WildPlay […]

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