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News Briefs: November 15, 2017 issue

November 15, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 15, 2017, News

New award in Camosun trades  The founder of Kinetic Construction has a new Camosun College award named after him. The William Gyles Award in Civil Engineering Technology recognizes a Camosun student who has completed their first year and has aspirations of a career in construction. Kinetic Construction and the Camosun College Foundation created the award, […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: November 15, 2017 issue

November 15, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under November 15, 2017, News

1. When Camosun students pay their tuition each semester, $2.25 goes to membership in the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). That fee is collected by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), which remits it to the organizations. However, between 2014 and earlier this year, the CCSS remitted […]

Penguin & Peacock: November 15, 2017 issue

November 15, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Humour

Mind Matters: Don’t get tripped up by success

November 15, 2017 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Columns

Success can really trip us up. Consider this: getting a post-secondary education is about more than just gaining a new set of skills. It’s a life-changing endeavour. It has the potential to provide us with a great sense of accomplishment and pride when we reach our milestones and hang our hard-earned credentials on the wall. […]

Calculated Thought: Offshore banking back under scrutiny

November 15, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Columns

Remember the Panama Papers? Named for the country of Panama, where law firm Mossack Fonseca (MF) operates, the Panama Papers are 11.5 million MF documents leaked in 2015 that detail offshore financial dealings of wealthy businesspeople and political figures. The leak was significant because many political leaders were found to be hiding wealth from the […]

Unpacking the Bags: What happens after graduation?

November 15, 2017 by Renata Silva, contributing writer  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Columns

We as international students have spent so much time choosing and planning our studies in Canada that we often forget to think about what we’re going to do after school is over. The tip is to not wait until the last month of classes to start thinking about the next steps. The path you follow […]

New Music Revue: Matt Mays delivers a great album in Once Upon a Hell of a Time

November 15, 2017 by Fred Cameron, contributing writer  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Arts

Matt Mays Once Upon a Hell of a Time (Warner Music Canada) 4/5 It’s been five years since the release of Coyote—which won the 2014 Juno for Rock Album of the Year—and Halifax singer/songwriter Matt Mays has picked up right where he left off. His sixth studio release—and second solo effort—is a great album, full […]

What’s Going On: November 15 to 28, 2017

November 15, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Arts

Wednesday, November 15 to Sunday, November 19 Doing the deed The Original Deed is a historical drama about the Congregation Emanu-El synagogue, being performed at—where else?— the Congregation Emanu-El synagogue. The story shows conflict, love, and loss among eight family members and their lawyer as they try to save the synagogue. Tickets go for between $15 […]

Retired director returns to theatre and revives play for our day

November 15, 2017 by Elias Orrego, contributing writer  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Arts

Langham Court Theatre director Judy Treloar is returning from retirement to direct Michel Tremblay’s play Les Belles-Soeurs. Starting her career as a young actress in New Zealand, Treloar went on to teach theatre and direct plays in England, Australia, New Zealand, and Victoria. She taught English, theatre, and drama at Glenlyon Norfolk School for 24 […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: November 15, 2017 issue

November 15, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 15, 2017, Views

Fire hits Interurban: Our November 16, 1992 issue had a story about a fire that destroyed the carpentry shop in Interurban’s Drysdale Building. The fire happened in the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 4, and, unfortunately, firefighters didn’t get to the scene as quickly as they could have, as the alarm that went off […]

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