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February 3, 2016

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The cats have taken over Instagram, and their owners are weird

February 3, 2016 by Mikayla Russell, contributing writer  
Filed under February 3, 2016, Humour

I don’t want to alarm you, but there’s something you need to know: cats have taken over Instagram. Now, while it’s true that we’re all guilty of seeing these cute fur buddies on our smartphones and double tapping our favourite Instacat, there’s a problem at hand, and it too might cause alarm: there are humans […]

25 years ago in Nexus: February 3, 2016 issue

February 3, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under February 3, 2016, Views

Window-man saga continues: We’ve been reporting on the strange saga of “the man in the window” for the past few issues here in this column because, apparently, back in 1991 that was a big deal around Camosun. In a nutshell, a cardboard cutout of a man went missing from Camosun’s Audio/Visual department. In our February […]

Lit Matters: Paul Auster’s identity collage

February 3, 2016 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under February 3, 2016, Columns

“Reality is a great deal more mysterious than we ever give it credit for,” said Paul Auster, an American novelist, essayist, and translator who is probably best known for his existential detective novels, collected as The New York Trilogy. Auster, who began writing in the early ’80s, is impossible to pin to a single genre. […]

Three decades of Propagandhi: prairie punks prove that music still matters

February 2, 2016 by Jake Wyatt, contributing writer  
Filed under February 3, 2016, Arts, Features

After a 20-plus-year absence, Canadian political punk legends Propagandhi are returning to Victoria. Embarking on a tour of western Canada while crafting new material for their seventh full-length album, the Winnipeg band, who got together in 1986, will be returning to Vancouver Island for a show at Sugar on Sunday, February 7. Naturally, the return […]

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