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September 21, 2016

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News Briefs: September 21, 2016 issue

September 21, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under September 21, 2016, News

Janice Simcoe moves into new position at college Janice Simcoe is the new director of Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen:  The Centre for Indigenous Education and Community Connections at Camosun College. Simcoe has been with Camosun for 15 years. Brent Wasserman new DRC chair Brent Wasserman has been appointed the chair of the Disability Resource Centre at Camosun […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Climbing out of the bloodbath

September 21, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Columns

2016 is a milestone year for professional North American League of Legends teams. With the world championships just around the corner, the 16 teams qualified to attend this prestigious tournament have been locked into their groups’ brackets. All three of the North American teams this year show tremendous skill and improvement compared to previous years, […]

Tokyo Police Club survive a decade in the music industry

September 21, 2016 by Mason Hendrix, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Arts

Tokyo Police Club keyboardist Graham Wright has seen a lot in his band’s decade-long career, including Victoria’s Rifflandia festival. The band played the fest last year and although they’re missing it this time around they’re still excited to be coming back to the island. “Yeah, Rifflandia, we did that last summer and it was amazing,” […]

The annual report: Camosun College president Sherri Bell looks back at her first year on the job

September 21, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Features

Camosun College president Sherri Bell started her job here a year ago, following the unexpected and prompt termination of previous president Kathryn Laurin’s contract. Bell was stepping into a position filled with questions, and she was about to lead the college through a year of change. We caught up with Bell recently to talk about […]

Camosun staff art exhibit showcases diversity in mediums

September 21, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 21, 2016, Arts, Campus

Just because a piece of artwork hasn’t reached the traditional stage of completion doesn’t mean it’s not art that its makers can display with pride. At least that’s Camosun Visual Arts prof Mike McLean’s opinion; the R+D exhibit backs him up, and it’s up and running on campus until September 26. McLean says that it’s […]

Camosun College launches gender-inclusive washrooms on both campuses

September 21, 2016 by Josh Christopher, contributing writer  
Filed under September 21, 2016, News

Five single-occupancy washrooms at Camosun’s Interurban and Lansdowne campuses were recently re-designated as being gender-inclusive. The college added signage to these washroom doors stating that they are “all gender” washrooms and that “anyone can use this restroom, regardless of gender identity or expression.” Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) external executive Rachael Grant says that the […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: September 21, 2016 issue

September 21, 2016 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 21, 2016, Views

Just a story about a big-ass tent theft: From the “why would anyone bother?” department: our September 16, 1991 issue featured the cover story “Tent theft proves costly to student society,” which detailed, well, exactly what it promised: the woes of the Camosun College Student Society as they dealt with the aftermath of one of […]

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