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October 5, 2016

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The Bi-weekly Gamer: Smeb best player in world

October 5, 2016 by Adam Boyle, contributing writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Columns

When I originally wrote this, I planned on doing a ranking of the top five players at League of Legends World Championships. As I was writing, it hit me: I would run out of room just trying to talk about how awesome Song “Smeb” Kyung-ho is. The 21-year-old top laner is the best player in […]

News Briefs: October 5, 2016 issue

October 5, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under October 5, 2016, News

Camosun receives $75,000 for partnership program Camosun College has been working with the British Columbia Institute of Technology to develop a Marine Fitter program; both institutions recently received $75,000 from the BC government to support the program. According to a press release, the funding at Camosun will enable a Camosun instructor to deliver the program […]

Lit Matters: Going gonzo with Hunter S. Thompson

October 5, 2016 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Columns

“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me,” Hunter S. Thompson, the father of gonzo journalism, once said. Thompson first gained notoriety as the writer of Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, a book he researched by spending a year […]

What’s Going On: October 5 to 18, 2016

October 5, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Campus

Tuesday, September 27 until Saturday, October 15 No silver bullets here Mating Dance of the Werewolf gets us all into the Halloween spirit with its spookiness, humour, and really weird take on stalking someone. Showing up in a Halloween costume nets you a free cookie and drink. It goes down at Theatre Inconnu; tickets are […]

New Music Revue: Lead Mule put fresh take on familiar sounds

October 5, 2016 by Kennidy Anderson, contributing writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Arts

Lead Mule Parts & Labour (Independent) 4/5 Yarmouth, Nova Scotia’s Lead Mule has put a modern twist on early ’90s rock with Parts & Labour, their second LP. The album combines intricate three-part harmonies, snappy riffs, and choruses that the listener can’t help but sing along with. Vocalist/guitarist Mat Bridgeo brings something to the table […]

Local escape room thoughtful fun

October 5, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Life

Escape rooms—sometimes known as prison rooms—are a relatively new form of entertainment, having risen to popularity in the last decade. The goal is exactly as the name implies: to get out of the room that you find yourself stuck in. A vast majority of escape rooms centre on solving puzzles and using logic to ultimately […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: October 5, 2016 issue

October 5, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Views

Still not hiring: The story “Record number of students out of work this summer” in our September 30, 1991 issue talked about the number of students who had struggled to find employment over the summer. This has clearly been an ongoing problem, and we have no happy update, as it’s still a very real part […]

Penguin & Peacock: October 5, 2016 issue

October 5, 2016 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Humour

New Music Revue: Tokyo Police Club return with more Melon Collie

October 5, 2016 by Mason Hendrix, contributing writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Arts

Tokyo Police Club Melon Collie and the Infinite Radness (Part 2) (Dine Alone Records) 4/5 Ontario indie rockers Tokyo Police Club are back with the second part of their two-EP series, Melon Collie and the Infinite Radness. The five-song EP dives straight into their trademark garage-rock sound from the very first track, which is an […]

Open Space: Cut corporations from Camosun

October 5, 2016 by Josh Christopher, contributing writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Views

The privatization of Canada’s education system marches onward: Camosun College celebrated its opening day by turning into a shopping mall at CamFest. Our subservience to the corporations that dominate Canadian life was naked for all to see. Entering the central walkway at either campus during CamFest, students were ushered through a gauntlet of corporate solicitation. […]

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