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January 24, 2018

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Unpacking the Bags: The joy and sadness of leaving your country

January 24, 2018 by Renata Silva, contributing writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Columns

It’s normal to have classes full of international students in Canada. It is not strange to listen to several languages ​on the streets and interact with many different cultures in a classroom. But what makes so many people choose to leave their countries? Most international students come in search of something they could not find […]

Black History Month amps up schedule, unifies heritage

January 24, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Arts

Black History Month is more than just a historical examination. Officially recognized in 2008, the month-long celebration of culture has grown into so much more. Victoria African and Caribbean Cultural Society founder Pulchérie Mboussi says that Black History Month grows into a bigger festival of celebration every year. “This year is going to be huge. […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Views

Blind Melon’s rocky start in YYJ: In our January 25, 1993 issue, we caught up with Blind Melon guitarist Rogers Stevens (who is now an attorney) after the band, then on the rise to superstardom, played a set in legendary local venue Harpo’s to a less-than-enthusiastic crowd. “This is not indicative of the way all […]

Penguin & Peacock: January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Humour

What’s Going On: January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Arts

Until Sunday, January 28 Dancing in Victoria Dance Days in Victoria is back for its eighth year. All the dance studios in town open their doors and offer free dance classes of various styles during Dance Days, which is hosted by Dance Victoria. Also included are free performances that include question-and-answer periods with the artists. […]

Camosun student support manager fired, says she “will never know” why

January 24, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under January 24, 2018, Humour, News

Former Camosun student support manager Lori Horne has been fired, and she says she’ll never know why. Horne was hired into the then-new position in May 2017 to provide students with support, specifically around non-academic misconduct violations. Horne was fired without cause, meaning she didn’t do anything illegal that led to her firing. Horne declined […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: The road ahead looks promising for Vainglory

January 24, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Columns

With Vainglory’s biggest update on the horizon, developers Super Evil Megacorp recently released a roadmap for the game’s future. The release focuses on January and February, when they plan to release their 5V5 mode globally. The company started off by outlining what changes we can expect in the next update, which they predict will hit […]

Open Space: The cost of post-secondary education is costing Camosun students

January 24, 2018 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Views

The cost of post-secondary in Canada has become too high, and it’s preventing people from pursuing an education. In Canada, we have developed policies and regulations to ensure that all Canadians, regardless of their backgrounds, are afforded the same opportunities to advance. Nothing more clearly demonstrates this equality than persons from all walks of life […]

Legendary punk rockers DOA still going strong after 40 years

January 24, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under January 24, 2018, Arts

Canadian punk pioneer Joe “Shithead” Keithley has seen a lot in the past 40 years, from Thai police charging a gig in Bangkok that DOA—who he sings and plays guitar for—was playing to running for the Green Party. And, at 61, Keithley’s still got fire in his soul. Some people mellow with age, but for […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Stuart Berry on unorthodox approaches and unused office hours

January 24, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 24, 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 […]

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