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Camosun College offering courses at Belmont Secondary School

January 6, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 6, 2016, Campus

Camosun College is offering courses at Belmont Secondary School starting this January. The courses will count for credit at both Belmont and Camosun. According to Camosun vice president of education John Boraas, talks between School District 62 and Camosun College have been going on for years. “This conversation started about four years ago with the […]

What’s Going On: January 6 to January 19, 2016

January 6, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under January 6, 2016, Campus

Wednesday, January 6 until Saturday, January 9 Artsy, and crafty Explore the works of Katharine Maltwood in Magna Mater at the Legacy Art Gallery, located at 630 Yates Street. The exhibition looks at the impact of the Arts and Crafts movement in late 19th-century Britain. More information can be found at uvac.uvic.ca. Wednesday, January 6 until Monday, […]

The Functional Traveller: The best of both worlds

January 6, 2016 by Sera Down, contributing writer  
Filed under January 6, 2016, Columns

Individuality is definitely a factor in Japanese culture. It’s expressed in the confines of a group an individual associates with, contributing to a subculture community. However, there are certain boundaries limiting what is socially acceptable “self-definition.” First, one must be Japanese. As a largely homogeneous culture, you must first fit inside the box before you […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: The Wild West of the off-season

January 6, 2016 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under January 6, 2016, Columns

Coming off of two major events in the League of Legends e-sports scene, a large majority of the top professional teams saw drastic changes to their rosters. Here are a few that had the most impact. Starting off in the Korean league, world champions SKTelecom said goodbye to three of their players: Lee “Easyhoon” Ji-hoon, […]

Lit Matters: The poetic architectures of Anne Carson

January 6, 2016 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under January 6, 2016, Columns

“In surfaces, perfection is less interesting,” said Anne Carson, an internationally renowned poet and classical scholar originally from Ontario. “For instance,” she went on, “a page with a poem on it is less attractive than a page with a poem on it and some tea stains.” Tea stains or no, any page with a poem […]

New Camosun group tackles social issues through theatre

January 6, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under January 6, 2016, Campus

Camosun Community Support and Education Assistant program leader Mary Harber recently received funding for a new student initiative called Voice Up. The funding came after a campus-wide call was made for research project proposals that have direct benefits to teaching and learning. Voice Up is based on the works of Brazilian writer and director Augusto […]

News Briefs: January 6, 2016 issue

January 6, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under January 6, 2016, News

Camosun’s VP structure restructured Camosun College recently restructured its vice presidential positions. The new structure keeps four VP positions; however, each position now has different tasks in their portfolios, and two of the four are new positions. The former VP of communication, advancement, and planning is now VP of student experience; the VP of strategic […]

Multi-million-dollar Young Building repairs remain Camosun College priority

January 6, 2016 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under January 6, 2016, News

The Young Building is one of Camosun College’s most well-known landmarks, but it’s been in a state of disrepair for several years. Students are unable to walk around the building, and there are canopies and large cement blocks surrounding it. These additions are there for the safety of those walking near Young, as concerns popped […]

Stewed rabbits, mermaid hair, and lost U-Passes: Nexus’ 2015

January 6, 2016 by Nexus staff and writers  
Filed under January 6, 2016, Life

To help ring in the new year, we gathered a bunch of Nexus writers and picked their brains about what their favourite things of 2015 were. Enjoy! Pascale Archibald student editor 1. Jokes from my one-and-a-half-year-old niece 2. My adorable cat, who I rescued in January of this year 3. Finding out my sister’s pregnant […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Chris Morier reclaims punk credibility

January 6, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 6, 2016, 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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