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November 29, 2017

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Camosun music instructor Daniel Lapp comes home for the holidays

November 29, 2017 by Fred Cameron, contributing writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Arts

When Daniel Lapp isn’t teaching music classes at Camosun through the Victoria Conservatory of Music, the world-class fiddler is organizing his annual Home for Christmas concerts. Lapp—who is also, among other things, a singer and multi-instrumentalist—is legendary in the fiddle scene, having played with Gord Downie and the Country of Miracles, Lou Reed, Spirit of […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: November 29, 2017 issue

November 29, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Views

Still wasting after all these years: An editorial in our November 30, 1992 issue lamented finding paper in garbage cans on campus. Amazingly, all these years later, that problem persists (Nexus staffers have been spotted elbow-deep pulling paper out of garbage cans). One would hope that things are getting better. Right? Right. Now, if anyone […]

Calculated Thought: Don’t disregard cryptocurrencies

November 29, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Columns

Bitcoin’s rise in worth from pennies to thousands of dollars has analysts calling it a bubble, and maybe it is. The price behaviour of these digital tokens is interesting and is being chalked up mostly to speculative demand. But, to echo my previous written sentiments, it’s the technology—specifically, the technology behind Ethereum’s blockchain and virtual […]

Student camaraderie flies high at Camosun’s Dunlop House pub

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor    
Filed under November 29, 2017, Campus

As Camosun students hustle to classes on Thursday afternoons, many are unaware that Camosun Hospitality Management students are prepping food and drink to be served at the Dunlop House pub and restaurant, located on the Lansdowne campus. On Thursdays, staff and students are welcome to come in and relax with a drink or some food […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Vainglory the perfect mobile MOBA

November 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Columns

Vainglory is a mobile-exclusive multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA)-style game like League of Legends or Dota 2, but, unlike those two, Vainglory is limited to three-on-three matches. I’ve been looking for something new to play on my phone. I wanted something outside of traditional “pick up and go” mobile games, and I also wanted something […]

Camosun student says college not following its own fee policy

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 29, 2017, News

Camosun student Justin Lee says that the college is not following its own regulations for its fee structures. The second-year Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration-Accounting student noticed that Camosun is charging the same amount for 42-hour courses as it is for 56-hour versions of the same course; Lee says that this is not in line […]

New Music Revue: K Trevor Wilson mines comedic gold

November 29, 2017 by Fred Cameron, contributing writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Arts

K Trevor Wilson Sorry! (A Canadian Album) (Comedy Records) 4.5/5 K Trevor Wilson’s first album, SexCop FirePenis, took home Best Taped Live Performance at the 2016 Canadian Comedy Awards; this follow-up is every bit as good. With 20 years under his belt as an actor, writer, and comedian, Wilson is well established, currently starring on […]

Finding the balance: Camosun students who juggle parenting duties tell their stories

November 29, 2017 by Felicia Santarossa, features writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Features

The stresses of school are well known to any student, and the stresses of parenting are well known to anyone raising kids. My heart threatens to give out just thinking about combining the two, yet some Camosun students manage to do it. A few questions fly through my mind when thinking about students who are […]

What’s Going On: November 29, 2017 issue

November 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Arts

Wednesday, November 29 Dancing on tour So You Think You Can Dance is coming to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on November 29. The show is on tour across Canada and will have performances from its top 10 contestants. For more info, visit sofmc.com; tickets are between $43.50 and $69.50. Friday, December 8 until Monday, April 2 […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: November 29, 2017 issue

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under November 29, 2017, News

When Camosun students pay their student fees, $2.25 goes toward membership in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) every month. The fee is collected from students by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), which then splits the money in half and remit the funds to the two organizations. […]

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