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November 27, 2013

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Earth Council: November 27, 2013 issue

November 27, 2013 by Adrian Behennah, contributing writer  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Humour

Mind Your Business: Don’t rue the resume

November 27, 2013 by Gariele Braksmaa, Camosun College DECA club  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Columns

One of the most stressful and complicated processes when applying for a new job is preparing that dreaded resume. Sometimes the only hurdle that stands between you and a coveted position is a resume that fails to impress. Here are a few tips that will make this process a little easier. It’s okay for a […]

The Nutcracker continues to enthrall audiences in Victoria

November 27, 2013 by Andrea Eggenberger, contributing writer  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Arts

Snowflakes sweeping across the stage in a sea of white tutus, the Nutcracker battling the scheming Mouse King, Klara saving the day with her slipperÉ what Christmas is complete without the magical story of The Nutcracker? This enchanting tradition began in the early 1950s when Russian-American George Balanchine, already celebrated in his own time as […]

Finding Santa: One writer’s quest to understand Christmas leads her through the highs and lows of mall Santas and a man named… Santa Claus

November 27, 2013 by Dorothy Eggenberger, contributing writer  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Features

A few weeks ago, I sat in Starbucks drinking my first eggnog latte of the season. For me, every Christmas season seems to start with the release of perfectly packaged beverages and the presentation of beautifully themed and decorated displays at Chapters. But as December approaches, I can’t help but search for the spirit behind […]

Queerly Forward: Ever been fisted?

November 27, 2013 by Piotr Burek, Camosun College Pride Collective  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Columns

Well, I hope that headline got your attention. Oftentimes it can be difficult to talk about sexual fetishes and practices that escape the norm. You might get a lot of awkward stares and gasps, if all of a sudden, you start talking about the arm that went up your ass the other night, or the […]

20 Years Ago in Nexus: November 27, 2013 issue

November 27, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Columns

Long-term forecast = not good: The cover story for our November 29, 1993 issue was a surprisingly grim look at job prospects for students, rising tuition fees, and budget woes for Camosun. “The ’80s will never be recreated, and for some of us, these will be the good old days,” is how the story ends. […]

News Briefs, November 27, 2013 issue: Clean teeth, rockin’ Chargers, upset doorknob lovers

November 27, 2013 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under November 27, 2013, News

Camosun offers dental services The Dental Hygiene students at Camosun are ready to tackle the teeth of the general public! Basic cleaning services, X-rays, and assessments are available at the dental health clinic on the Lansdowne campus for a low cost. To book, email smile@camosun.bc.ca or call 250-370-3184. Chargers women on a roll The Chargers […]

Annie provides a beacon of light in hard times

November 27, 2013 by Gariele Braaksma, contributing writer  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Arts

Recent rainstorms in our area make it hard to believe that tomorrow there’ll be sun, but our favourite spunky orphan, Annie, will set out to prove us West Coasters wrong. Directed and choreographed by Tara Britt, this heartwarming story, put on by the Victoria Operatic Society (VOS), is a musical the whole family can enjoy. […]

Astrological Asininity: November 27, 2013 issue

November 27, 2013 by River Rainfall, contributing writer  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Humour

Hi! So, totally someone thinks I’m making fun of astrology. Totally I’m not! Why WOULDN’T the stars and planets be able to tell me what’s in your future? Totally real. Totally go away if you don’t believe me. I’ve even got a crystal ball! It’s got little lines of electricity that come up to my […]

What’s Going On, November 27, 2013 issue: literary love-ins, music/mushrooms, and neglected spaces

November 27, 2013 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under November 27, 2013, Campus

Thursday, November 28 Literary love-in with local writers As a fundraiser to start a scholarship at UVic, instructor and poet Lorna Crozier is gathering friends and associates for an evening of literature. Guests include Anne Michaels, Jane Urquhart, Patrick Lane, Esi Edugyan, Steven Price, and Carla Funk. Tickets are $20, and it starts at 7 […]

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