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September 20, 2017

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Unpacking the Bags: What does it mean to learn?

September 20, 2017 by  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Columns

What does it mean for international students to study in another country? While they are acquiring knowledge, it is their first time on the job market and in the culture of their new country. Students who know how to take advantage of class time to broaden their worldview are likely to be the ones who […]

Dearest Reader: A proposal: Victoria must re-decorate itself as an indigenized city

September 20, 2017 by Aaron Stefik, contributing writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Columns

Dearest reader, As you are surely aware, this publication, my beloved patron, examined recently in some detail the concern of indigenous reconciliation. Amongst the points to be found most preeminent was the suggestion that the Young Building, the most venerable premise between our two campuses, be redecorated with some form of First Nations’ art. This […]

The Children’s Republic offers new twist on powerful play

September 20, 2017 by Jennifer Wyatt, contributing writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Arts

Paul Rainville has played Dr. Korczak in Hannah Moscovitch’s The Children’s Republic not once but twice, which makes it all the more surprising that he says he stumbled into it in the first place. “I got to play him in Ottawa in a very different version of the play,” says Rainville. “The woman who was […]

News Briefs: September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under September 20, 2017, News

Camosun renames Disability Resource Centre Camosun’s Disability Resource Centre has been renamed The Centre for Accessible Learning. The college decided to make the change after a 2014 survey showed that the student body expressed a desire to have the Centre rebranded to better capture the inclusive values of the college. Camosun instructor killed in motorcycle crash  Rodger Hargreaves, […]

Great Canadian Beer Fest celebrates a quarter-century in style

September 20, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Life

Gettin’ loose Friday, September 8: media tour Friday may have started off with a bit of morning rain, but the sunshine came out in the afternoon, and so did the beer fans. They were headed to the 25th annual Great Canadian Beer Festival, and so was I. Racing down to the park, I was thinking […]

Multi-stall all-gender washrooms on the horizon for Camosun College

September 20, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, News

More all-gender washrooms are coming to Camosun College. Camosun associate director of facilities services Brian Calvert says that while the college just has single-stall all-gender washrooms right now, it’s looking at ways to add multi-stall all-gender washrooms. “In the new health building there will be a multi-stall all-gender washroom,” he says. “In addition, all floors […]

Know Your Writers: Nexus contributing writer Elias Orrego

September 20, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Campus

Have you ever wondered about the Camosun students writing the articles you read in Nexus? Know Your Writers will help you dive into the minds of the writers behind the stories.This issue, we talked to contributing writer Elias Orrego. What drew you to journalism? I always loved writing and have thought it would be fun to write for a […]

The Sadies keep moving ahead, even if it’s without a direction for now

September 20, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Arts

Dallas Good, guitarist/vocalist of Toronto country-rock band The Sadies, says that their new album, Northern Passages, has no direction, but that’s okay with him. “I wouldn’t say there is an overall theme of the album.” says Good. “My brother [guitarist/vocalist Travis] and I are both songwriters, so the lyrics will vary. If I had to […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has promising future

September 20, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Columns

Fast approaching new heights in esports, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has had a busy few months. PUBG held its first esports tournament at Gamescom in Germany at the end of August and, while it had some issues, the event showed that the game developers and the community want this smash hit to be one of the […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: September 20, 2017 issue

September 20, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 20, 2017, Views

The Levi Guy strikes back:  Last time around in this column, we talked about a classified ad that had been placed by someone looking for the dude in “tight Levis” who had lent the writer, who went by the name of L.B., some money at the college. Much to our delight, The Levi Guy responded […]

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