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November 21, 2018

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25 Years Ago in Nexus: November 21, 2018 issue

November 21, 2018 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 21, 2018, Views

Flyer friction: We did a cover story on feminism at Camosun back in August of this year, but it’s been a hot topic on campus for a long time. Athena Tupaatsch wrote in a letter to the editor in our November 29, 1993 issue that the Camosun College Student Society’s “women’s centre has done me […]

Tech Talk: DNS and your privacy

November 21, 2018 by Sunki Baek, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, November 21, 2018

Keeping your privacy on the internet is getting harder, with more government or private organizations being interested in using personal data for their own benefit. One of the best ways to keep your privacy on the internet is to set up domain name servers (DNS) properly. Let’s find out why and how. First off, what […]

First Things First: The unnecessary existential crisis

November 21, 2018 by Tiegan Suddaby, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, November 21, 2018

Picture this: You’re on the floor thinking about how you haven’t done anything special in your life while everyone else is living theirs way better than you ever could, and you feel like a failure. Sure, I’m going to school, you think, but everyone else does that. I’m nothing special.  You then think you must […]

News Briefs: November 21, 2018 issue

November 21, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 21, 2018, News

Camosun research on the rise Camosun College has jumped from the number 41 spot to number 26 on Research Infosource’s annual list of the top 50 Canadian research colleges. Camosun scored third nationally for research growth; its research income, which is what the final rating is based on, grew 69.2 percent this year. Research Infosource […]

Unpacking the Bags: A letter from an international student to Victoria, BC

November 21, 2018 by Renata Silva, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, November 21, 2018

Dear Victoria,  When I arrived, we were complete strangers. I carried in my bag a mixture of feelings—nervousness, anxiety, and satisfaction. I could feel that you, on the other hand, were quiet and patient. At first, we didn’t like each other because we did not speak the same language and you had a different climate […]

Anxiety, accessibility, and athletes: A look at the ten most-read stories on our website in 2018

November 21, 2018 by Fred Cameron, features writer  
Filed under Features, November 21, 2018

In the fall of 1995, there was a municipal election in Edmonton. My tenth grade Social Studies class received a visit from two of the candidates running in my ward. Alderman candidate and leftist character Tooker Gomberg was always entertaining, but, unfortunately, he had to save time for some schmuck who gave us no reason […]

Toronto’s Ralph brings her best self to stages across Canada

November 21, 2018 by Kate Wood, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, November 21, 2018

Toronto synth-pop artist Ralph (also known as Raffaela Weyman) is touring her new album A Good Girl across Canada, and her cooler bags are packed with Tupperwares full of salad and homemade turkey meatballs. An array of audiences awaits her on her journey, and she is working hard to make sure she brings her best […]

Know Your Profs: Steve McKinnon on sushi and “spare time” in soccer season

November 21, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under November 21, 2018, 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. Do you have an instructor who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

Communication Error: Trap doors

November 21, 2018 by Nate Downe, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, November 21, 2018

Are you afraid of spiders? It’s said that when one conversational door closes, another opens. What if lying behind the door of new opportunity is an eight-foot-tall, hairy trap-door spider ready to paralyze you, then spin you in its web for later consumption? All while it feeds on your friends? We’re told that networking, branching […]

Making RENT in Victoria is no easy task

November 21, 2018 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Arts, November 21, 2018

The Victoria Operatic Society (VOS) isn’t one to shy away from a difficult show. Over the last few years they’ve put on productions such as Les Miserables, Spamalot, Miss Saigon, and, most recently, 9 to 5. This is something that director Doug Crockett is excited to be a part of with their latest production, RENT. […]

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