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Smith vs. Smith: March 1, 2017 issue

March 1, 2017 by Matt Smith, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Humour

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Open Space: Canadians must welcome Syrian refugees

March 1, 2017 by Kennidy Anderson, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Views

Unless you’re an Australopithecine living in Eastern Africa, you’re an immigrant, which is something that I like to remind those who are against welcoming Syrian refugees into Canada. According to the federal government, Canada has resettled 40,081 Syrian refugees within its borders as of January 29, 2017. My only question is this: where are the […]

Camosun student club provides space for Muslim students to come together

March 1, 2017 by Jeremy Vargas, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Campus

The Camosun Muslim Students Association (MSA) club is a place for Muslims and people interested in Islam to enjoy, grow, and feel comfortable. Second-year Camosun University Transfer student Lindsay Budge is the MSA president; she says the club was also formed because a lot of Muslims on campus simply wanted a space to do something […]

Know Your Writers: Nexus contributing writer Jayden Grieve bathes, has fun

March 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 1, 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 contributing writer Jayden Grieve. What drew you to journalism? Because I had to travel for a couple of […]

Dearest Reader: A proposal: Camosun College must build a wall

March 1, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

Dearest reader, There can be little of greater importance in the midst of our contemporary global turmoil than solidarity exhibited between the brother nations of the Western world and of all those grand old countries whose souls remain pure and committed to the spirit of Christendom. The purpose of our own Canadian nation, it follows, […]

New Music Revue: Amber Run defeat obstacles, Khodara soars, Wyclef Jean flops

March 1, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, Patrick Newman, Felicia Santarossa, contributing writers  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Arts

Amber Run For a Moment, I Was Lost (Dine Alone Records) 4/5 British pop-rock group Amber Run flesh out their sadness on their second full-length. It’s strongly driven by misty electronic music, muddied guitars, and haunting vocals, reflecting what they’ve been through: since their first album, their record label dropped them, and their drummer left […]

Blind Portrait director says play is anything but normal

March 1, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff Writer  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Arts

Local theatre company Vino Buono will be starting their inaugural season this year with the play Blind Portrait. Director Karin Saari says the company has been great to work with because it is willing to focus on topics not always in the spotlight and because they give artists a chance to kickstart their careers. “I […]

Calculated Thought: Canada-Europe trade deal moving forward

March 1, 2017 by  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Columns

The Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), a free-trade deal between Canada and Europe virtually eliminating tariffs on most goods crossing the Atlantic, has passed another hurdle. The European Union’s parliament approved the deal on February 15, leaving national and regional parliaments in Europe to vote. Once the prescribed changes to federal and provincial regulations are […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus

March 1, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under March 1, 2017, Views

Now that’s a letter to the editor: We mentioned our columnist Alakson Snow recently here in 25 Years Ago in In Nexus; Snow is the pen name of someone who wrote opinion pieces for us a quarter-century back. These days, we don’t allow writers to hide behind fake names, but we did then, much to […]

News Briefs: March 1, 2017 issue

March 1, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under March 1, 2017, News

Government decreases student-loan interest The provincial government has announced that through their Budget 2017 they will lower interest rates on student loans to be just the prime rate of interest; it currently ranges between prime plus 2.5 percent to prime plus 5 percent. BC currently charges the highest rates of interest on student loans of […]

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