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January 22, 2014

New Music Revue: La Dispute

March 3, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Arts

La Dispute Rooms of the House (Better Living/Staple Records) 4.5/5 There’s a time for every great band to rise to a higher musical echelon, shedding the trappings of genre tags, self-awareness, and pretentiousness, and make an album that screams from the treetops like Rooms of the House does. Michigan five-piece emotional rock band La Dispute […]

What’s Going On, January 22, 2014 issue: Ministry lives on, haggis keeps being haggis, Pigeon Hole get pigeonholed

January 22, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Campus

January 23-February 8 Dance Days/Night Moves Dance Victoria invites everyone to dance in their festival: in the classes, that is. If you’d rather watch, then leave the performance to the professionals. Both performances and classes come in a variety of styles for any taste. Beginner to advanced classes cover all the bases. Find the schedule […]

In Search of Lost Time: Combat Rape Culture

January 22, 2014 by Daphne Shaed, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Columns

Recently, many countries have been highlighted and criticized in Western news media for violent sexual assaults against women. Unfortunately, some of these reports have been problematic, as they tend to sensationalize foreign social problems and relate to them without accurate comparisons. This, in turn, makes Westerners feel safer, deflates social concerns for our own countries’ […]

Mind Your Business: Becoming an entrepreneur

January 22, 2014 by Gariele Braaksma, Camosun College DECA Club  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Columns

What do Hugh Hefner and Martha Stewart have in common? While one’s famous for his centerfolds and the other for her centerpieces, they both share a passion for entrepreneurship. This issue we’ll explore the personality traits needed to become a savvy business mogul. Goal-oriented All dreams but no action does not an entrepreneur make. If […]

Camosun College spearheads express shuttle bus between campuses and into Westshore

January 22, 2014 by Giustina Qualizza, contributing writer  
Filed under January 22, 2014, News

January 6 marked the first trip of the Camosun Express inter-campus shuttle, which will run through to the end of March. The Camosun Express is a pilot project shuttle with direct service between the Lansdowne and Interurban campuses, as well as a stop in the Westshore. The college has funded the free service with dedicated […]

New Music Revue: January 22, 2014 issue (I Break Horses, Caliban)

January 22, 2014 by Matt O'Connor, contributing writer, and Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Arts

I Break Horses Chiaroscuro (Bella Union/PIAS Records) 3/5 Swedish indie duo I Break Horses stay true to this album’s name: “Chiaroscuro” is defined as the contrast between light and dark, and I Break Horses bring together an eclectic range of alternative, synth, pop, dance, and binaural beats. The album—which comes two years after their first, […]

Astrological Asininity: January 22, 2014 issue

January 22, 2014 by River Rainfall, contributing writer  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Humour

Ummmm so my editor told me to “be more concise” after last time. After I finished swearing at the jerk, I looked up that word in the dictionary [Anyone looking for a job as our new astrologist?—ed]. Then I looked up “concise,” too, and “be” while I was at it. And, okay, fine. I’ll keep […]

News Briefs, January 22, 2014 issue: Camosun College gets new building, Camosun president re-appointed, something that’s not ice cream and has nothing to do with Camosun

January 22, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under January 22, 2014, News

Big bucks, brand-new building Construction on the new Centre for Trades Education and Innovation at Camosun’s Interurban campus has been approved by the Saanich Municipal Council. Funded by provincial and federal governments, the $30-million facility will help fill BC’s need for skilled trades workers in diverse fields, such as ship building, metal trades, and mechanics. […]

Age of Geeks: 2014 electronics are here

January 22, 2014 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Columns

The first month of 2014 is almost over and we’ve already experienced the year’s biggest showcase of consumer electronics. Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 had a lot to offer and left everyone with much to anticipate. Most of the products showcased in 2013 are now in the market and growing fast, and more than a […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun College anthropology instructor Nicole Kilburn

January 22, 2014 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under January 22, 2014, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of articles helping you get to know the instructors at Camosun College a bit better. Every issue we ask a different instructor the same 10 questions. Got someone you want to see interviewed? Email editor@nexusnewspaper.com and we’ll get on it. This time around we caught up with anthropology […]

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