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September 23, 2015

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Sarah MacDougall: the Nexus interview

September 24, 2015 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under September 23, 2015, Arts

This is an expanded version of the story which appeared in our September 23, 2015 issue. Sarah MacDougall, a Swedish-born singer/songwriter who now calls Whitehorse home, comes with a long list of accolades. For example, her music just won her the West Coast Music Awards Roots Solo Recording of the Year prize (which she’s no stranger […]

Look: Mindfulness

September 23, 2015 by Melanie Didrich, contributing writer  
Filed under September 23, 2015, Columns

Either everything is for a reason or nothing is: it’s a world of pure chance or coincidence. But as I look around every day I realize that I probably fall into the group that believes that everything happens for a reason, that the world isn’t just stuck hobnob on the tip of a planet without […]

The 2015 federal election: what students need to know

September 23, 2015 by Rebecca Davies, contributing writer  
Filed under September 23, 2015, Features

In October, Canadians can vote for the party in their riding that they believe should run the federal government. However, there are some changes this year, and students should be sure they know about them. The Fair Elections Act, introduced by the Conservatives, makes alterations to the way voters identify themselves and where they live. […]

What’s Going On: September 23 to October 6, 2015

September 23, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under September 23, 2015, Campus

Until Sunday, October 11 Mamet’s scathing comedy hits the stage Victoria’s Belfry Theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary season with writer David Mamet’s comedy Speed-the-Plow. Tickets range from $23 to $48 (students get 25 percent off) and can be found online at tickets.belfry.bc.ca. For performance times, other ticket discount information, and more info on the play […]

Nexus looks back, through the haze, at the Great Canadian Beer Festival

September 21, 2015 by Pascale Archibald, student editor  
Filed under September 23, 2015, Life

This was my first year attending the Great Canadian Beer Festival, and let me tell you, it did not disappoint. I was very pleased to find when I arrived that all 65 breweries in attendance were Canadian. The crowd of people that poured onto the field when the bell rang, announcing the opening of the […]

Despite rain Rifflandia 2015 a success

September 21, 2015 by Keagan Hawthorne, contributing writer  
Filed under September 23, 2015, Arts

Even though there was intermittent rain all weekend, Rifflandia 2015 was a success. The festival, now in its eighth year, brought 230 musicians to the city for four jam-packed days of music spread throughout Victoria from September 17 to 20. Orchestrated by local production company Atomique Productions, Rifflandia transformed 22 locations around the city—from parking […]

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