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November 12, 2014

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Themes in classic tale of Camelot still ring true today

November 12, 2014 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Arts

When the curtain rises on a new production of Camelot, Victorians will get a chance for some time travel. The musical brings King Arthur’s Round Table, with costumes, music, chivalrous knights and all, to life in song, drama, and humour. The storyline of the Victoria Symphony/Pacific Opera Victoria c0-production explores the fallout from a love […]

Tokyo Police Club forced to change with the times

November 12, 2014 by Megan Dunn, contributing writer  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Arts

It’s been a four-year wait for the release of Tokyo Police Club’s ForceField, and during that time the band have gained some new perspectives on the music industry. It was important to the band to take the time to produce an album that reflected their development and to push themselves, says keyboardist Graham Wright, and […]

News Briefs: Promoting voting, drop-in basketball for Camosun students, new Interurban complex update

November 12, 2014 by Matt O'Connor, contributing writer  
Filed under November 12, 2014, News

Promoting voting The BC municipal elections will be held on Saturday, November 15 and Canadian voter turnout is at an all-time low, with some cities’ turnout rates as low as 33 percent. Promote the Vote is a non-partisan campaign asking citizens who are known to vote to speak with their family and friends about doing […]

Food-support service run by Camosun alumnus finds permanent home

November 12, 2014 by Mac Clohan, contributing writer  
Filed under November 12, 2014, News

The Shelbourne Community Kitchen, run by Camosun alumnus Kim Cummings, has received unanimous support from Saanich council to move to a permanent home at 3541 Shelbourne Street. After using several temporary locations since April of this year, the kitchen was granted a temporary use permit that allows it to utilize the Shelbourne location for three […]

Open Space: Don’t let risk-taking become a forgotten art

November 12, 2014 by Mac Clohan, contributing writer  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Views

Hitchhiking has developed a bad reputation, bringing to mind greasy, smelly hippies or murderous rapists looking to steal your car and harm your person. I don’t believe these fears are grounded and I maintain an indiscriminate policy on picking up hitchers. I don’t have altruistic motives. I pick them up because sometimes they give me […]

Know Your Profs: Psychology instructor Judy Caldwell loves to research

November 12, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series to help you get to know the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor at Camosun the same 10 questions. Do you have a favourite instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you want to know more about one of […]

20 years ago in Nexus: November 12, 2014 issue

November 12, 2014 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Columns

Just keep it open: Quickly looking over back issues of the paper, one thing becomes clear: the Lansdowne Writing Centre got closed down a lot. And re-opened a lot. And closed down again a lot. And re-opened again a lot. Here, in our November 14, 1994 issue, it had re-opened, with student tutors. Stay tuned […]

New Music Revue: Chic Gamine make Christmas music tolerable

November 12, 2014 by Rebecca Davies, contributing writer  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Arts

Chic Gamine Christmas Vol. 1 (Independent) 4/5 I usually find Christmas music tacky and quite annoying, but Chic Gamine has changed my mind. The band, which features members from Winnipeg and Montreal, offers up a modern take on the genre while still maintaining their soulful harmonies and old-school Motown vibes. My French is not quite […]

Britain’s BalletBoyz make rare stop in Canada

November 12, 2014 by Blaire Aramenko, contributing writer  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Arts

When 10 men from Britain hit the Royal Theatre stage this month, they may be built like Marines (one was even planning on joining the Marines before he found his passion) but they’re actually professional ballet dancers. The BalletBoyz transform all previous notions of ballet into a masculine display of strength. Billy Trevitt and Michael […]

As I Was Saying: Jian Ghomeshi allegations open dialogue on sexual violence

November 12, 2014 by Megan Dunn, Camosun College Women's Centre  
Filed under November 12, 2014, Columns

The sexual violence allegations surrounding former CBC radio personality Jian Ghomeshi have raised many questions, concerns, and discussions about sexual violence. The imperative topics here are sexual violence towards women in Canada, the stigma that victims endure, and the measures that need to be taken to prevent further violence. Our society has a distorted view […]

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