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Know Your Writers: Nexus contributing writer Felicia Santarossa

March 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 29, 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, contributing writer Felicia Santarossa has her say about transcribing interviews, making phone calls while sick, and figuring out (sort of) what she […]

Open Space: Don’t let motion M-103 limit free speech

March 29, 2017 by Thomas Busteed, contributing writer  
Filed under March 29, 2017, Views

In the wake of anti-Islamophobia motion M-103, put forward by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid, I myself now put forward two questions. The first: why do we pay our politicians to discuss and pass motions that accomplish nothing? The second is a bit more pessimistic: is there a need for our government to openly condemn intolerance? […]

What’s Going On: March 29 to May 16, 2017

March 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer and Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under March 29, 2017, Arts

Until Monday, May 1 Write your heart out The Victoria Writers’ Society is holding its annual writing contest; writers have until May 1 to submit a hard copy of their work. Three categories are open this year: fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry. First prize in each category is $300. The entry fee is $15 for […]

Camosun College Student Society to hold student by-elections in April

March 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 29, 2017, News

Voter turnout is increasing in federal elections, and with the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) using online voting for the first time for their student elections—happening from April 3 to 5—the question of voter turnout is on people’s minds here at the college. CCSS external executive Rachael Grant feels that there are many reasons for […]

Calculated Thought: The impact of higher US interest rates

March 29, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under March 29, 2017, Columns

Anyone who follows this column may notice I talk a lot about interest rates. When understanding the impact of interest rates, its easiest to think of them as the cost of money. Money has been cheap for a long time. Low mortgage rates have undoubtedly added to our housing woes. They make it easier to […]

The danger zone: Camosun cyclists continue to face hazards

March 29, 2017 by Quinn Hiebert, features writer  
Filed under March 29, 2017, Features

As I was driving home from school one day, I hurriedly pulled out of rush-hour traffic onto the shoulder of the Trans-Canada Highway to try to help a stalled motorist, who had been backing up traffic for blocks. As a regularly harried, sometimes-self-absorbed commuter—intent on getting to Sooke—I saw a cyclist approaching but wasn’t completely […]

To See or Not to See: Pulp Fiction holds up, like the Bible

March 29, 2017 by Finlay Pogue, contributing writer  
Filed under March 29, 2017, Columns

Pulp Fiction 5/5 Pulp Fiction (1994) was the last film that was both truly original and widely successful. You can moan all you like about Mulholland Drive (2001), and you can say, “Hey, wait—Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) was insanely original!” I’ll even remind you about Spirited Away (2001) and Synecdoche, New York […]

Student society “reasonably confident” Camosun took action over events detailed in accusatory letter

March 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under March 29, 2017, News

The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) feels that Camosun College has taken action after an anonymous letter was sent to the CCSS stating that a Camosun student allegedly threatened to use a gun to shoot women at the school in November of last year, but the college is not giving out any details. CCSS student […]

Camosun College Chemistry prof Silvija Smith on ice cream and embracing technology

March 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under March 29, 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 […]

Penguin and Peacock: March 29, 2017 issue

March 29, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under March 29, 2017, Humour

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