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June 12, 2013

Jimmy Eat World play first time in Victoria at Rock the Shores, look back at beginnings

June 28, 2013 by Marielle Moodley, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Arts, Magazine Issue

Choosing your own band name can be liberating: musicians have the opportunity to create their own image with what they name their group. In Jimmy Eat World’s case, they didn’t choose their name based on their musical capabilities; they chose it because of a hilarious moment in time, long ago. Some may speculate whether the […]

International Film Series connects Camosun with Brazilian students

June 21, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Campus

Like everything else in 2013, Camosun’s International Film Series started with an email. After a visit to Brazil in November 2012, Tom Roemer, vice president of strategic development at Camosun, sent out the idea to some peers: a series of events that screen films and have a follow-up lecture teleconferenced between Camosun and a school […]

Calendar Girls at Langham Court celebrates middle-aged nudity

June 14, 2013 by Insu Kim, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Arts

The latest production at the Langham Court Theatre is the simple story of a group of middle-aged women making a nude calendar. If it sounds familiar, it’s because it is. Calendar Girls, also a major motion picture, is based on the inspiring true story in England. A number of women belonged to the Women Institute […]

Open Space: The end of universities

June 12, 2013 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Views

On my first orientation day at Camosun, I met many students preparing for “university transfer.” It got my attention; I researched, interacted with many UVic students; they shared their experiences. It made me think about transfer options. Two weeks at Camosun completely changed my mind about the university transfer. Is university what I really wanted? […]

Festivals: Tall Tree, Victoria Ska Fest, Rock the Shores, Rock of the Woods, Shambhala, and Rifflandia

June 12, 2013 by  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Arts

Did our Sasquatch feature story get you in a festive mood? Here are a few festival options for this summer that are pretty close to home and a bit more genre-specific. Tall Tree Indie rock, DJs, and hip-hop on outdoor stages. June 28–30, Port Renfrew talltreemusicfestival.com Victoria Ska Fest Ska, reggae, dancehall, and punk on […]

Camosun briefs: Award recipients, pesticide progress

June 12, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor in chief  
Filed under June 12, 2013, News

Camosun scientist makes pesticide progress Blair Surridge, a Camosun research chemist, has been hard at work making new methods to detect pesticides in fresh produce. The two-year project is still in early stages, but things are looking good that the end result will be new methods to detect even smaller amounts of pesticides on produce. […]

Noms!: A little taste of Mexico

June 12, 2013 by Patrick Hallihan, contributing writer  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Columns

Good day, Camosun foodies! Today I’m coming at you with another restaurant review: Adriana’s the Whole Enchilada. Adriana’s is an authentic Mexican-style restaurant, located, conveniently, outside my work at 2140B Keating X Road in Saanichton, which is why I eat there constantly. Adriana’s is decorated with paraphernalia themed from Mexico, and the place is quite […]

Events: Skam, Pat Benatar, Stigma Stomp Day, TedXVictoriaLive, People & Places, and more

June 12, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Campus

Until Tuesday, June 25 Photos of things Man, the hardest part about writing these listings is coming up with “clever” headlines for each one. Take, for example, this listing, for the photo exhibit People & Places, by Helene Cyr, happening at Dales Gallery, 537 Fisgard. The best I could come up with, after thinking about […]

Know Your Profs: Tara Tudor

June 12, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor in chief  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of articles helping you get to know the instructors at Camosun College a bit better. Got someone you want to see interviewed? Email editor@nexusnewspaper.com and we’ll get on it! This issue’s victim… er, subject: Camosun anthropology instructor Tara Tudor. 1: What do you teach and how long have […]

New Music Revue: Alice in Chains, Chris Picco

June 12, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under June 12, 2013, Arts

Alice In Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (Universal Music) 4/5 I love that odd album title, and I love the fact that these guys are proving, like Soundgarden and Pearl Jam, that they’re not just grunge revival (ugh, sorry ‘bout that). Instead, AiC are as heavy as ever, exploring a sound here on their […]

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