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March 16, 2016

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Camosun’s Centre for Trades Education and Innovation officially opens

March 16, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under March 16, 2016, News

Camosun College had an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 25 for the new Centre for Trades Education and Innovation building, located at the Interurban campus. The building’s construction was funded largely in part by the Ministry of Education, which contributed $29.2 million of the $30 million that has been invested in Camosun trades building […]

Student group says new BC budget misses postsecondary mark

March 16, 2016 by Kali Moreno, contributing writer  
Filed under March 16, 2016, News

The new provincial budget, which was announced on February 16, is said by the government to have been constructed with British Columbia’s families, jobs, and communities in mind. However, critics say that it fails to provide support to postsecondary institutions and students, and that it ignores increasing fees and debt that students face. Proposals to […]

Open Space: Camosun Women’s Collective needs to rethink approach

March 16, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under March 16, 2016, Views

The Camosun College Women’s Collective, in its attempt to make a female-friendly space, has missed the true meaning of feminism. With International Women’s Day still fresh in our minds, I think they need to be reminded. The collective’s lounge, also known as the Women’s Centre, is a room in the Richmond House dedicated to women. […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: March 16, 2016 issue

March 16, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under March 16, 2016, Views

Alleged rapists outed: In the piece “Women name rapists on bathroom walls” in our March 19, 1991 issue, the practice of women writing the names of alleged rapists on bathroom walls was discussed. A radical move for 1991, no doubt, and one that is still happening—and being debated—today. Indeed, in the story, therapist Valerie Mantecon […]

Victoria musician Oliver Swain uses music to spread his message

March 16, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under March 16, 2016, Arts

  It’s easy to take every breath for granted. It’s easy to remember the highest highs and the lowest lows. But Victoria musician Oliver Swain is interested in what lies in between those two extremes, such as time spent analyzing and working for political change. Swain hopes that his benefit concert for Syrian refugees on […]

Batman meets academia for a night at local university

March 15, 2016 by Jayden Grieve, contributing Writer  
Filed under March 16, 2016, Arts

Batman: whether through the live-action films, the comics, or the animated shows, almost everyone knows about the Dark Knight, and just saying the word immediately conjures up an image in most people’s minds. This is the reason that three experts from different fields will be coming together for An Evening with Batman’s Brain, a night […]

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