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September 3, 2014

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Open Space: Canada’s cops a light in the dark

September 3, 2014 by Matthew Helliwell, contributing writer  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Views

The year is 1968, and Chicago is rioting after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Er, maybe it was 1992, with people in Los Angeles rioting to express anguish at their perception of racist policing. Wait, no, it was London in 2011. No, scratch that, too. I’m thinking of last week in Ferguson, Missouri. […]

20 Years Ago in Nexus: September 3, 2014 issue

September 3, 2014 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Columns

Walk Safer turns 20: We’re not sure if it’s cause for celebration or dismay that 20 years after its inception a program helping students walk safely to their cars or off campus is still needed, but, hey, happy birthday Walk Safer! Back in our September 6, 1994 issue, we wrote an article announcing the program’s […]

Life after ACP with Camosun video and audio production instructor Andy Bryce

September 3, 2014 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of articles helping you get to know the instructors at Camosun College a bit better. Every issue we ask a different instructor the same 10 questions. Got someone you want to see interviewed? Email editor@nexusnewspaper.com and we’ll get on it. This time around we caught up with video […]

Bitcoin debate to take place at Camosun College

September 3, 2014 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Campus

Most postsecondary students have at least heard of bitcoin currency. Though a popular topic in the media for the last year, what bitcoin actually is has remained an unclear concept for many people. To help inform Camosun students who wish to learn more, a debate has been set up for mid-September between two of the […]

What’s Going On: September 3 to 16, 2014: crashing UVic, festing Camosun, sliding backbones

September 3, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor and Zoe Harvey, contributing writer  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Campus

Until Friday, September 12 Crash the UVic party The University of Victoria is holding it own welcome back events up at the university until Friday, September 12. The events include a pancake breakfast and fair on September 3 (that’s the day we come out, so hurry!), a series of outdoor movies in the quad, live […]

News Briefs: Camosun Express is back, UPASS update update, and Camosun Chargers tryout info

September 3, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor and Zoe Harvey, contributing writer  
Filed under September 3, 2014, News

The Camosun Express returns The Camosun Express shuttle bus, which offers free intercampus travel and links to the West Shore for students and staff, will resume September 2 until December 5, and then start again in the winter semester. Free wifi and bike storage are provided on the shuttles, which leave Interurban hourly on the […]

Ability’s Muse: Working poor students

September 3, 2014 by Andy Chen, Camosun College Students with (dis)Abilities Collective  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Columns

I came to the conclusion this year that I’m a member of the working poor. Sadly, I’m not alone and, because of that, I’m surely becoming an antipoverty activist. Many will argue poverty doesn’t exist in the western world and that we have to pull ourselves up by our own bootstraps and find work. Well, […]

Camosun College Mechanical Engineering showcase brings new inventions, beer to campus

September 3, 2014 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 3, 2014, News

A new invention that could change the face of the craft-brewing scene is just one of the projects on display at the upcoming Camosun Mechanical Engineering showcase. Second-year Mechanical Engineering technology student David Gilmour has no shortage of enthusiasm for his team’s project, which is one of many student inventions being showcased at the upcoming […]

Age of Geeks: Tech gadgets you just don’t need

September 3, 2014 by Vishal Pandey, contributing writer  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Columns

It’s that time of the year again, when fresh young minds merge into the world of education, while returning students continue to take on the real world in the coming years. Packing the right tech goes a long way to making your life easier and, of course, more fun when you go back to school, […]

New Music Revue: Latest round of Led Zeppelin reissues explores rich, and stoned, history

September 3, 2014 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 3, 2014, Arts

Man… sometimes there’s another batch of Led Zeppelin reissues and you just want to close your eyes and wish it all away. I mean, the band put out eight (nine if you count Coda) classic, timeless albums, and then we have to suffer through a lifetime of BS because of it? Well, good news: while […]

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