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February 19, 2014

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News Briefs, February 19, 2014 issue: Camosun Chargers update, bottles for Cool Aid, Uvic under pressure to divest

February 19, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, News

Chargers to the finish line January ended strong for the Camosun Chargers, with the men’s volleyball and women’s basketball teams sitting in second in the PACWEST (Pacific Western Athletics Association) standings before the last two weekends of play. Meanwhile, women’s volleyball was in fourth, and men’s basketball in sixth. In other Chargers news, Alex Sadowski […]

Mind Your Business: Planning more than a party

February 19, 2014 by Andrea Eggenberger, Camosun College DECA club  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Columns

Our college is full of entrepreneurs. From the business students to the music students, we have a wide range of creative minds pursuing their passion. This issue I’ll cover some apps that will make planning an event for your business much more student-friendly. Scheduling Scheduling is one of the greatest challenges in getting your event […]

New Music Revue, February 19, 2014 issue (No)

February 19, 2014 by Seth Brooks, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Arts

No El Prado (Arts and Crafts Records) 2.5/5 LA-based indie sextet No’s debut, El Prado, isn’t an upbeat album, but by no means is it unbearably depressing. With El Prado, No delivers an album with vocal lines that are easy to nod along to, and they also contain some lyrical gems. The album’s tone bleeds […]

20 Years Ago in Nexus: February 19, 2014 issue

February 19, 2014 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Columns

Felicita is a person, after all!: Our March 7, 1994 issue featured plenty of hard-hitting stories but the thing that stands out the most is this little nugget of information, found in a story called “UVic Sub centre of hub”: Felicita’s pub, UVic’s long-running pub hangout, was “named after an adored member of the janitorial […]

Fast fixes or health hazards?: Exploring our willingness to follow food bandwagons

February 19, 2014 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Features

Sometimes, when faced with endless choices at the grocery store, you feel like you’d just rather live without it, but you can’t: food is our bread and butter. But how much do we really know about the sweet ambrosia we shovel down our gullets? The truth is that a lot of people today will eat […]

Poker champ and Big Wheel Burger owner Calen McNeil attributes success to Camosun

February 19, 2014 by Rachel Sovka, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Campus

Calen McNeil studied business at Camosun in 1990 and 1991 after returning from six months of karate training in Japan. He’s never had to look back. “I took what I learned at Camosun and directly applied it to starting and maintaining my own businesses,” says McNeil. You may have already tasted McNeil’s greasy accomplishments for […]

What’s Going On, February 19, 2014 issue: Threads, twins, and trails

February 19, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Campus

Until April 28 Threads in retrospect Artist Carole Sabiston’s work will be showcased in the show Everything Below All of the Above at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Sabiston is known for her creative use of textile and collage, which is evident in the collection from the 1970s to the present day. Look forward […]

Open Space: Encountering federal leaders, encountering hope

February 19, 2014 by Rachel Sovka, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Views

Things changed when Justin Trudeau came to town. The past few months have been an exciting time for members of the political science club at Camosun College. The club’s Facebook group saw some action in disputing municipal amalgamation, protests against the Canadian Federation of Students in Montreal, and controversial implications of Rob Ford antics in […]

Victoria’s first Funny Women Festival brings together funny women of all kinds

February 19, 2014 by Jillian Wedel, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Arts

Whether it’s to cheer us up, connect with friends, avoid an awkward silence, or to keep us from keying our neighbour’s car, comedy seems to do the trick. Laughter cuts tension, lightens the mood, and allows us to explore every kind of topicŃfrom airplane peanuts to racial profilingŃall in a way that transcends the straight-faced […]

Camosun Pride Collective continues to provide support, community

February 19, 2014 by Giustina Qualizza, contributing writer  
Filed under February 19, 2014, Campus

You’ve heard of them around campus, but who exactly are the Pride Collective? They’re a constituency of the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), focused on bringing gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, two-spirited and queer (LGBT2Q) students and community members together. The collective also runs the Pride Lounge, a cozy space tucked away in the Richmond House […]

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