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January 18, 2017

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Penguin & Peacock: January 18, 2017 issue

January 18, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Humour

Smith vs. Smith: January 18, 2017 issue

January 18, 2017 by Matt Smith, contributing writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Humour

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What’s Going On: January 18 to 31, 2017

January 18, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Arts

Until Sunday, January 22 Performing people Check out the work of Camosun College Visual Arts faculty Brenda Petays and John G. Boehme, as well as alumna Grace Salez and emeritus Judie Price, in Open Action: A Collection of Photographs and Relics from People Who Perform, on display at The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective. See thefiftyfifty.net […]

Calculated Thought: Students should think about investing

January 18, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Columns

Investing is a daunting topic to learn about, filled with technical language, buzzwords, and acronyms (so many acronyms). I’d like to talk about two of them: RRSPs and TFSAs. These are registered accounts in which your investments held inside grow tax-free. Plunk some money into an Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) (there are annual maximums), […]

To See or Not to See: Fargo a film for the farrago of winter

January 18, 2017 by Finlay Pogue, contributing writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Columns

Fargo 5/5 As the thermometer scrapes zero and the ground outside crunches in the morning, dirt frozen, mud like chocolate ice; as we battle against the air on our way to work or school, feeling it searing, charring skin; during this time of stone-cold toilet seats, the panic before the car’s heating kicks in, a […]

From Door to Door explores multi-generational family issues

January 18, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff Writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Arts

From Door to Door is a new play focused around three generations of women in a family and how they each grow and adapt to their own situations. But how can such a small cast successfully perform as three generations’ worth of characters? Director Zelda Dean says she won’t give away how they pull it […]

News Briefs: January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 18, 2017, News

Camosun student reels in the fish Camosun Environmental Technology student Rebecca Golat recently received some legal tender from the Stewardship Community Bursary program, which is awarded every year by the Pacific Salmon Foundation. The program gives cash to students in programs that deal with aquatic stewardship or salmon conservation; the students need to have environmental-stewardship-related […]

Camosun ranks second in BCcampus Open Textbook review

January 18, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 18, 2017, News

Camosun College recently placed second in BCcampus’ annual review of the Open Textbook Project. Camosun Plumbing and Pipe Trades instructor Rod Lidstone spearheaded the project at the college; he says students will continue to save money with open resources—such as free, online textbooks—in years to come. “I’m curious where we will come out this year. […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Changing how bans work

January 18, 2017 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Columns

Before every game of League of Legends begins, players take turns banning three characters per team in an effort to prevent certain players from playing certain characters and to prevent any counter-picks for their own characters. This upcoming professional season, Riot Games will be changing this format to one in which 10 characters—five per team—are […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: January 18, 2017 issue

January 18, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Views

Former Camosun student involved in manslaughter, fraud: Stories like this don’t come along too often, and that’s a good thing: our January 20, 1992 issue talked about the case of a former Camosun student who had allegedly murdered someone, dumped their body into Telegraph Cove, and then assumed their identity to drain their bank accounts. […]

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