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July 16, 2014

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A message from the Camosun College Student Society: BC teachers deserve fair deal

July 16, 2014 by Rachael Grant, CCSS external executive  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Columns

As spring turns to summer and the British Columbia Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) carries on without a new collective agreement, the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) continues to stand in solidarity with BC teachers. An attack on one branch of education is an attack on education as a whole, and postsecondary students have every right to […]

Ability’s Muse: Ride for women’s mental health a success

July 16, 2014 by Andy Chen, Camosun College Students with (dis)Abilities Collective  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Columns

Thousands of cyclists across Canada came together on June 22 to celebrate and strengthen mental health and raise $800,000 for the cause. Our Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) team, Is This Wheel Life?, was there. Ride Don’t Hide is a community bike ride taking place in 19 communities across Canada, benefiting the Canadian Mental Health […]

Astrological Asininity: July 16, 2014 issue

July 16, 2014 by River Rainfall, contributing writer  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Humour

LOL so ummm I thought the three-hour classes were over but now there’s another semester of them? OMG this is going to turn me into SUPER RIVER! JK here are your fortunes. Ummm and before we get into them someone was asking about how I come up with these, or at least I was daydreaming […]

What’s Going On: July 16 to August 12, 2014: Plenty of smoke, the hip-hop Bard, and Viking historical actors

July 16, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Campus

To September 8 The Field Trip Project’s tsunami musings The Maritime Museum of BC presents a travelling exhibit exploring the impact of the devastating tsunami in Japan, as well as its effects across the Pacific Ocean in BC. Artists in Canada and Japan were inspired by the recovery of unused relief supplies in Japanese children’s […]

Checking Camosun College’s privilege

July 16, 2014 by Rachael Grant, contributing writer  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Features

Privilege. More and more often we are being asked to check it. With the concept of privilege being discussed and challenged more and more every day, it seems like a good idea to delve into Camosun’s opinion of privilege, specifically what’s often referred to as “male privilege,” and a concept that has surfaced more recently: […]

Noms!: Spoons solid breakfast fare

July 13, 2014 by Patrick Hallihan, contributing writer  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Columns

Spoons Diner serves up greasy-spoon-style food that will fill any hungry void and ease any hangover. Nestled in the Super 8 Hotel on Douglas, Spoons is a fun place with a sense of humour. The first thing you’ll notice about Spoons is that they are very reminiscent in style and feel to Floyd’s Diner. This […]

Age of Geeks: Summer spyware

July 13, 2014 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Columns

It’s summer and we‘re back to ensure that you get your dose of tech news. Amidst the beaches and parties, it’s our job to keep you updated with the latest and greatest happenings in the tech world. In this industry, a lot can change over a week, let alone a month. Did we tell you […]

Politically Speaking: Prostitution debate rages on in Ottawa

July 13, 2014 by Matthew Helliwell, contributing writer  
Filed under July 16, 2014, Columns

I’ve decided for the summer issue that instead of politics, let’s talk about sex. Okay, not really, but the politics of doing the nasty, and paying for it, are on everyone in Ottawa’s mind these days as we approach the hearing for Peter MacKay’s excitingly named “Prostitution Bill.” If you haven’t been following, a number […]

News Briefs: Camosun instructors awarded, plus web-exclusive news briefs about pot and atomic scale transistors

July 13, 2014 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under July 16, 2014

Harbourside Rotary award presented to Camosun instructors Last month, the Rotary Club honoured chefs Gilbert Noussitou and Steve Walker Duncan, instructors in Camosun’s Culinary Arts department, with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. The award is not given every year; rather, it is reserved for those who have made significant contributions to the community. Noussitou and […]

Camosun’s Masayuki Fukushima teaches more than words

July 13, 2014 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under July 16, 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 Japanese […]

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