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January 10, 2018

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Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Geneviève Beninger on dramatic Jeopardy, losing her voice, and tending chickens

January 8, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, 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. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

What if? What if?: Former Camosun student uses personal struggles to illustrate comic about anxiety for kids

January 8, 2018 by Fred Cameron, features writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Features

It’s incredibly quiet at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus. For most students, it’s the beginning of the holiday break, and instructors are scrambling to grade mountains of papers. I find myself pacing back and forth outside By the Books. I’m a few minutes early for a 12 pm interview. I walk in and look around, stopping […]

Penguin & Peacock: January 10, 2018

January 8, 2018 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Humour

Camosun students serve it up with new food truck

January 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under January 10, 2018, Campus

Students in Camosun’s Culinary Arts program are keeping their fellow students’ hunger at bay with hot food served up fresh out of their new food truck. The food truck has been operating at the Interurban campus, selling bowls of ramen noodles with pork or chicken, vegetables, and an egg for $10. Camosun chair of Culinary […]

Comedic play explores power through urine analogy

January 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under January 10, 2018, Arts

Urinetown director Roger Carr likes his plays the same way he likes a frosty pint: the darker the better. Why, then, is the local director working on a musical/satirical comedy if he likes dark plays? Because there’s more bubbling under Urinetown’s surface than there initially seems to be. “This musical raeally appeals to me,” he […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: January 10, 2018 issue

January 8, 2018 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Views

Student Society goodwill: In our January 11, 1993 issue, the story “Food bank update” talked about the food bank program run by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS). Through the program, the CCSS collected over $4,000 in donations of food and cash, which they distributed through hampers to students in need. And the goodwill didn’t […]

First Nations artists’ collaboration explores the meaning of form

January 8, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Arts

When you think of the letter A and how it is formed, what kind of meaning comes to mind? This is the sort of question the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s exhibit Form as Meaning: First Nations Prints from the Pacific Northwest focuses on. The exhibit, made up of works from the art gallery’s permanent […]

Calculated Thought: Corporate tax changes get a reboot

January 8, 2018 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Columns

After public outcry, the proposed changes to how corporations are taxed in Canada have been redrafted in hopes of simplifying the contentious updates. The most debated issue was the practice of business owners structuring their corporation to have family members as shareholders and pay them dividends, spreading income across the family to reduce taxes, a […]

Government website gives students a chance to critique college policy

January 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under January 10, 2018, News

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training recently launched a new website for students to give feedback about their post-secondary institution’s sexual violence and misconduct policy, as well as to give feedback about provincial ministry guidelines around the policies. In a press release dated December 4, 2017, provincial minister of advanced education, skills, and […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: It’s time for an organized esports draft

January 8, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Columns

With all of the changes being made in the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), and with the Overwatch League (OWL) kicking off this month, it’s no surprise that there are a slew of names out there in esports right now that viewers aren’t familiar with. In any sport, rookies are one of the biggest […]

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