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November 4, 2015

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Know Your Profs: Camosun’s Ian Browning’s light bulb goes on

November 4, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor the same 10 questions in an attempt to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor that you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you want to […]

Look: Balance and reading

November 4, 2015 by Melanie Didrich, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Columns

I am a student and a writer, and I love to read. I used to loot bookcases of relatives just to indulge my addiction. Of course, now that it’s mandatory I can’t keep up. In my bag are books from all my courses; there’s a whole contingent of D2L words to absorb, read, attend, and […]

Camosun DECA club not just for business students

November 4, 2015 by Rachael Grant, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Campus

Camosun’s DECA club has been one of the most active clubs at the college for the past several years. DECA (which originated in the USA and was formerly known as Distributive Education Clubs of America) focuses on training youth, particularly in the development of leadership skills. “It’s basically preparing the next generation of emerging leaders […]

News Briefs: November 4, 2015 issue

November 4, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under November 4, 2015, News

Student society offers Christmas hampers Students can pre-register to receive one of 80 hampers (40 at Lansdowne and 40 at Interurban) the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) is making available to those attending Camosun this holiday season. The hampers will be available to students on Monday, November 30 and will include food and other essentials […]

Camosun College Interurban technology programs to switch to semester system

November 4, 2015 by Jessica Williamson, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, News

Technology programs at Camosun College’s Interurban campus are switching to a semester system in September 2016. The programs are currently on a quarterly system, as opposed to programs at the Lansdowne campus, which are on the semester system. Redesigning the courses to fit into a semester system will allow for more co-op placement opportunities for […]

What’s Going On: November 4 to 17, 2015

November 4, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Campus

Friday, November 6 Hunting buffalo and singing songs That’s what I imagine the members of We Hunt Buffalo do for fun, come find out when they play at Lucky Bar here in Victoria on November 6. Advance tickets are $10; for more info visit luckybar.ca. Saturday, November 7 Running wild The salmon are running, so it’s […]

Open Space: People with disabilities deserve respect too

November 4, 2015 by Jessica Williamson, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Views

Imagine being a high-school student, getting lunch, struggling to get to class, and dealing with judgmental teachers. Sound familiar? Now imagine being a student with cerebral palsy. This condition affects motor skills, muscle tone, and movement, and can lead to many other health issues impacting vision, hearing, speech, and learning. So, add cerebral palsy on […]

25 years ago in Nexus: November 4, 2015 issue

November 4, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Uncategorized, Views

Student society mover and shaker: In “Student president resigns” in our October 30, 1990 issue, we reported that James Grey was stepping down as president of the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS). Grey said in his resignment letter that he had accomplished his main goal of establishing a student society that was autonomous and independent […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: A legendary competition

November 4, 2015 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Columns

The video game League of Legends (LoL), recently wrapped up its yearly World Championship in Berlin. The event was at the Mercedes-Benz arena, filled with a sold-out crowd of 30,000 passionate fans. LoL is a game where two teams of five players face off against each other in a battle to destroy the other team’s […]

The Functional Traveller: An important anecdote for my peers abroad

November 4, 2015 by Sera Down, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Columns

Ever since leaving Canada I’ve felt an ache in my chest, pleading to be soothed by a balm of maple syrup and pancake mix and a gauze of back bacon. Though I rarely consume these things at home, my cravings seem to be a symptom of cultural identity. Being a first-generation Canadian daughter of an […]

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