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September 17, 2014

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Camosun Chargers golf team aims to improve on last year’s bronze

September 17, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Campus, Sports

Camosun College’s 2013 national bronze-medal golfers are aiming their sights even higher this year, according to the team’s coach and players, but first they’re going to have to get past a stalwart team in their own province. After two tournaments so far this season, the Camosun Chargers men’s golf team sits second behind the University […]

News Briefs: Student awards, Camosun and SFU round two, and Martime-y musings

September 17, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under September 17, 2014, News

Student awards available Camosun’s Education Council awards committee is looking for student activists on campus for a series of awards of up to $1,000 in value. The awards will be awarded to academically strong students who have been active in such causes as community service, African awareness, family leadership, animal rights, and more. A full […]

What’s Going On: September 17 to 30, 2014: Belfry beginnings, author speaking, tree fetishes

September 17, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Campus

Until October 19 Belfry opens season The Belfry Theatre is opening its 39th season with celebrated First Nations writer Tomson Highway’s play The Rez Sisters. The play, which runs nightly until October 19, features an ensemble cast portraying female First Nations characters and is directed by Peter Hinton. Go to belfry.bc.ca for show times and […]

Open Space: Keeping Pride political

September 17, 2014 by Matt O’Connor, contributing writer  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Views

Gay pride? What about the rest of us!? No, I’m certainly not one of those people who actually uses not having “straight pride” as an arguing point. What I mean is: what about the majority of individuals in the queer community who aren’t cisgender homosexual men? What started out as a radical political riot led […]

Greener’s Digest: CSEA 101

September 17, 2014 by Maggie LeBlanc, Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Columns

Camosun Students for Environmental Awareness (CSEA) is a not-for-profit organization based out of Camosun College at the Lansdowne Campus. CSEA focuses on spreading environmental awareness while promoting sustainability on campus and in our local community of Greater Victoria. We address such issues as over-consumption, waste disposal, water quality, and native species conservation, as well as […]

20 Years Ago In Nexus: September 17, 2014

September 17, 2014 by Greg Pratt, Managing Editor  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Columns

Presidential faux pas: In our September 19, 1994 issue we had a story about how Camosun’s first female president, Liz Ashton, had officially commenced her duties. Ashton went on to much notoriety by saying in an unrehearsed speech in 2008 that “the students that come to us, initially, they’re not the best and not the […]

Age of Geeks: The full rundown on the new iPhone 6

September 17, 2014 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Columns

It wouldn’t be too far off to say that Christmas has come early for Apple fanatics and enthusiasts. In a September 9 event, Apple unveiled the long-awaited next generation of iPhones, which will be Apple’s flagship for this year and next (at least until the next iPhone launch). And this time the iPhone is coming […]

New Music Revue: Sterile Jets revisit the spirit of punk

September 17, 2014 by Josh Traill, contributing writer  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Arts

Sterile Jets Liquor Store (Yesca Rock) 3/5 Liquor Store revisits the original definition of what it means to be punk, and does it with a certain likeability. California’s Sterile Jets set out to make music that transcends musical restraint. Trying to place this album into one genre is nearly impossible. Drawing influences from noise/art/stoner-punk and […]

New Music Revue: The New Pornographers’ Brill Bruisers falls flat

September 17, 2014 by Gillian Sellman, contributing writer  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Arts

The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers (Last Gang Records) 3/5 You may remember The New Pornographers last album, Together, from the whole month it was stuck in your head after listening to it. If you are looking for the same edgy, catchy, high-energy hits in Brill Bruisers, prepare to be disappointed. The Vancouver supergroup’s new album […]

Brother Ali uses club tour as a chance to reconnect with fans

September 17, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under September 17, 2014, Arts

Minneapolis-based rapper Brother Ali has spent the past couple of years playing some big-ass festivals: Rock the Bells, Back to Basics, Soundcheck, even headlining the Minnesota State Fair… the man has done it all. But it’s his upcoming club tour that he’s most excited about, because it’s a chance to reconnect with his longtime fans. […]

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