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January 18, 2017

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Camosun College focuses on coastal issues with new program

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

Inspired by the coastal life around BC, Camosun is beginning a new program focusing on the trades element of marine and coastal culture. With the Coastal Skills Initiative program, Camosun is hoping to become one of the province’s top post-secondary institutions when it comes to coastal skills and marine education in the trades sector. Camosun […]

The cost of being an international student at Camosun College

January 18, 2017 by Quinn Hiebert, features writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Features

Next time you’re walking down a hallway at one of Camosun’s campuses and see a burnt-out light bulb, don’t sweat it: the college has enough money to replace that bulb, thanks to the tuition paid by international students. But is it fair for international students to be paying for lighting, maintenance, and whatever else their […]

Know Your Profs: Talking ’80s new wave and crime analysis with Camosun’s Ray Lonsdale

January 18, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, 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. If you have an instructor you’d like to see interviewed in the paper, but perhaps you’re […]

New Music Revue: Beachheads, Louise Burns, Khodara, Terrifier

January 18, 2017 by  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Arts

Beachheads Beachheads (Fysisk Format) 2/5 Norway’s Beachheads are best known for having members of metal band Kvelertak in their ranks, but here on their debut album they veer far away from metal. Heavily influenced by power-pop bands of yesteryear, the band shows potential but is dragged down by mostly depressing lyrics and songs that just […]

New Camosun student club explores engineering

January 18, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Campus

Camosun College is home to a brand new student club this year—the Society of Extraordinary Engineering Machines. The group is composed of student engineers who decided they should create a student club where they can mingle and come up with fun ideas related to their interests. “There are two engineering programs at Camosun—the Engineering Bridge […]

Know Your Writer: Nexus features writer Quinn Hiebert on gaming and jewelry

January 18, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 18, 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 features writer Quinn Hiebert. What drew you to journalism? It was an accident. I’ve always wanted to be […]

Dearest Reader: A proposal: Camosun requires philosophical reform

January 18, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Columns

Dearest reader, The tendrils of controversy have, for much of our current decade, been inexorably wrapped around the popular topic of European colonialism, its propagation, and the means by which its dastardly influence may at last be wrenched from the shores of our great and multicultural modern nation. In the pinnacle of irony, an answer […]

Post-secondary staple Peter Verin dies at 71

January 16, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Campus

If you live in Victoria, there’s a good chance you’ve seen, if not had a conversation with, Peter Verin. Verin was a staple in the post-secondary community, living on the grounds of the University of Victoria for many years. Verin was known for carrying a large amount of items around with him in his shopping […]

New play at Langham Court gets slapstick

January 12, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
Filed under January 18, 2017, Web Exclusive

One man, Two Guvnors is a play set in the ’60s in Brighton, England that features slapstick situations and a skiffle band; the play features around 30 cast and crew members. Kyle Kushnar is the lead actor of the production, portraying the character Francis as he attempts to successfully moonlight for two governors, without either […]

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