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March 18, 2015

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Viet Cong bring intricate indie rock to Victoria

March 18, 2015 by Josh Traill, contributing writer  
Filed under March 18, 2015, Arts

Calgary post-punk outfit Viet Cong is making their way to Victoria, a city they are no strangers to. In fact, their old band, Women, actually broke up in Lucky Bar in 2010. But the indie rockers will be steering clear of Lucky Bar this time, performing at the Upstairs Cabaret on March 29. “We all […]

Shane Koyczan knows tricks to artistic success

March 18, 2015 by Tori Dmytar, contributing writer  
Filed under March 18, 2015, Arts

We all want our voices and stories to be heard and, after a lot of hard work, award-winning poet, author, and performer Shane Koyczan has accomplished just that. Koyczan grew up in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and was raised by his grandparents. All through school he was bullied, but despite the discouragement, Koyczan says he kept […]

Camosun celebrates culture in eighth annual Cultural Showcase

March 18, 2015 by Annie Luke, contributing writer  
Filed under March 18, 2015, Campus

Culture is nurtured over time; some are born into it, some seek it, and others get lost in it. It helps us identify aspects of our lives and lays down a foundation in which a group thrives. The concept of culture is a universally shared value, establishing commonalities and, in many cases, respect. The annual […]

News Briefs: March 18, 2015 issue

March 18, 2015 by Erin Blondeau, contributing writer  
Filed under March 18, 2015, News

Chargers men’s volleyball team wins national championships For the first time ever, the Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball team has taken home the gold in the national championships. The Chargers defeated the Limoilou, Quebec Titans in national championship play over March 12-14 at Holland College in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The gold medal match was a […]

Proposed ICBC changes upset students

March 18, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, contributing writer  
Filed under March 18, 2015, News

Proposed legislation by BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong will deny students that have defaulted on their student loans a driver’s licence renewal through ICBC, and student groups such as the Canadian Federation of Students are not happy about it. BC student debt and interest rates have never been higher, causing the provincial government to […]

20 Years Ago In Nexus: March 18, 2015 issue

March 18, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under March 18, 2015, Columns

Interurban Walk Safer’s tough start: We reported in a previous installment of this column that 20 years ago marked the start of the Walk Safer program at Interurban. Unfortunately, our March 20, 1995 issue had a story updating readers on how things were going… and they weren’t good. “People aren’t as interested in volunteering [at […]

New Music Revue: Harm’s Way get real ugly on Rust

March 18, 2015 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under March 18, 2015, Arts

Harm’s Way Rust (Deathwish Inc.) 3.5/5 Chicago has bred some disgusting metal and hardcore bands (see: Integrity and, well, Integrity). Harm’s Way are no exception, continuing the time-honoured Chicago hardcore tradition of evil, serpentine riffing and anguished vocals. Rust features 10 harrowing songs of terror, torture and internal struggle, but don’t let that scare you […]

New Music Revue: Sarah MacDougall’s Grand Canyon showcases her unique sound well

March 18, 2015 by Blaire Aramenko, contributing writer  
Filed under March 18, 2015, Arts

Sarah MacDougall Grand Canyon (Independent) 4/5 Even with Sarah MacDougall’s strong Swedish roots, she showcases some convincing Canadian pride in her song “Sparrowhead.” Let’s just say it would be dangerous if everyone drank when she sang “Manitoba,” like the popular drinking game to the song “Roxanne” by The Police. Originally from Malmoe, Sweden and now […]

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