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Camosun instructor working on documentary about great-grandfather

March 30, 2016 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under March 30, 2016, Campus

Camosun Digital Communications teacher Andrew Bryce is working on a documentary about his great-grandfather Peter Henderson Bryce, who was heavily involved in the welfare of indigenous peoples at the beginning of the 20th century. “In 2011 my mom passed away and left me a whole box of family genealogy records,” says Bryce. “As I went […]

New bill aims to combat sexual assaults on postsecondary campuses

March 30, 2016 by Kali Moreno, contributing writer  
Filed under March 30, 2016, News

Green Party MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head Andrew Weaver recently tabled a bill at the legislature in response to the rising number of sexual assaults on British Columbia postsecondary campuses. Weaver hopes that the Post-Secondary Sexual Violence Policies Act will address the non-existent protocol around dealing with sexual assaults at postsecondary institutions and get the […]

News Briefs: March 30, 2016 issue

March 30, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under March 30, 2016, News

CCSS teams up with UFV and BCIT The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) is teaming up with the Student Union Society of the University of the Fraser Valley and the British Columbia Institute of Technology Student Association to lobby the BC government for completion grant expansions, commitments to capital funding, and fairness in student loans. […]

Vancouver student union demands Canadian Federation of Students chairperson apologize to Canadian students

March 30, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under March 30, 2016

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) recently issued a lobby document, Public Education for the Public Good, to postsecondary schools across Canada. The document is intended to unite student groups across Canada in their lobbying efforts, but, in light of ongoing tensions between the CFS and its BC members, it struck a nerve for Students’ […]

Open Space: Keep obscenity out of the classroom

March 30, 2016 by Carlos Suarez Rubio, contributing writer  
Filed under March 30, 2016, Views

Liberalism, for many people, is interpreted as “liberty.” And, yes, indeed: the Liberals in Canada are known for respecting and protecting our Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Liberal party have also been well known for opening this country’s doors to many immigrants and making our mighty country so diverse. However, I don’t intend […]

Open Space: Dog responsibility a must in Victoria

March 30, 2016 by Jasmine Davis, contributing writer  
Filed under March 30, 2016, Views

It was a beautiful day on Mt. Doug, and it was the perfect day to walk my dog, Sid. Sid is a German Shepherd who weighs 100 pounds; he loves Mt. Doug Park and all the animals and humans in it. That day, when Sid and I were in the park, we saw an older […]

What’s Going On: March 30 to May 10, 2016

March 30, 2016 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under March 30, 2016, Campus

Friday, April 1 Rascals in town Head on over to Sugar Nightclub for an evening of fun with the Band of Rascals. Advance ticket price is $12; tickets are available at Lyle’s Place and ticketfly.com. Doors are at 8 pm; for more information visit sugarnightclub.ca. Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 A different take […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: March 30, 2016 issue

March 30, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under March 30, 2016, Views

The man in the window safe at last: The puzzling saga of a cardboard cut-out that went missing from Camosun’s A/V department in January of 1991 came to a conclusion in our April 2, 1991 issue. The piece “Man in window makes appearance at Interurban” detailed how Interurban maintenance worker Alan Perry found Cam Olsun, […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: The legacy left behind

March 30, 2016 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under March 30, 2016, Columns

Every sports fan has their favourite player. Carlos “ocelote” Rodríguez Santiago may not be my favourite in terms of skill, but he is one player who I look up to for all he has done so far in his career. Originally known in the MMO World of Warcraft, Santiago made the permanent switch to League […]

Lit Matters: The Moomintrolls of Tove Jansson

March 30, 2016 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under March 30, 2016, Columns

“I only want to live in peace, plant potatoes, and dream!” said the ever-whimsical Moomintroll, hero of Finnish author Tove Jansson’s beloved series of children’s books. Jansson, who was well known as a painter and an illustrator as well as an author, won the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award for her imaginative and wistful stories. […]

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