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Book looks at vanishing northern community

June 14, 2017 by Nadine McCully, contributing writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Arts

Feel like taking a road trip this summer? Beyond Mile Zero by writer Lily Gontard and photographer Mark Kelly is the book to inspire you. Gontard teamed up with Kelly to capture the lodge community along the Alaska Highway and share the stories of the people who have a history within the community. Before each […]

Know Your Writers: Nexus columnist/contributing writer Patrick Newman

June 14, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Campus

Have you ever wondered about the Camosun students writing the articles you read in Nexus? Know Your Writers will help you dive into the minds of the writers behind the stories. This issue, we caught up with columnist and contributing writer Patrick Newman to talk about his grandfather’s influence on his career choice, his return […]

Construction underway on health building amidst schedule, parking concerns

June 14, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, News

Camosun College has begun construction on its new health and sciences building, tentatively named the Centre for Health and Wellness, located at the Interurban campus. Construction of the building is being funded by the federal government, the provincial government, and Camosun. The provincial government is paying $31 million, the college is paying $5 million, and […]

Smith vs. Smith: June 14, 2017 issue

June 14, 2017 by Matt Smith, contributing writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Humour

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Calculated Thought: Times are changing with blockchain

June 14, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Columns

Blockchain technology is becoming more than a system that powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and ether, created by Ethereum; it’s part of a sociocultural movement that is disrupting the finance industry, among many others, and it could change the internet as we know it. Joseph Lubin, founder of the Brooklyn tech company Consensys, is enthusiastic […]

Penguin & Peacock: June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Humour

Dearest Reader: A proposal: student society must form political party

June 14, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Columns

Dearest reader, As we glide upon the wake of our fair province’s most recent exercise in democracy, one finds it prudent to look briskly ahead to preparation for the next election, lest we descend into complacency upon a favourable result or else fall to disquieted acceptance upon an unfavourable one. Your own reaction will vary, […]

Open Space: BCFS justified in holding Camosun student fees from CFS

June 14, 2017 by Elias Orrego, contributing writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Views

The British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) is totally justified in withholding $200,000 of Camosun College students’ Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) fees. Our cover story in our last issue made public the fact that your CFS fees, collected by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), aren’t going to the CFS, as the CCSS claims […]

Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Kamran Bashir on the joys of imagination and rethinking post-secondary

June 14, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under June 14, 2017, 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. If you have an instructor you’d like to see interviewed in the paper, but perhaps you’re too […]

Arkells return to town to celebrate Canada Day

June 14, 2017 by Mason Hendricks, web editor  
Filed under June 14, 2017, Arts

Hamilton alt-rockers Arkells have been busy as of late, releasing a surprise single and making their way back to Victoria to headline Spirit of 150, an 11-day harbourside Canada Day celebration that will culminate with a massive show on July 1. “We assumed we could do something on Canada Day,” says vocalist/guitarist Max Kerman. “Since […]

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