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September 4, 2013

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Events, September 4 to September 17, 2013: Comforting creatures, Camosun Farmbox, Rifflandia, and more

September 4, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Campus

Until October 4 Creature feature Creature Comforts is happening now. What is it? Good thing you asked! It’s an exhibit going down at the Maritime Museum of BC until October 4, showing what it’s like for animals who live at sea. Dogs on boats? Geese on boats? Reindeer on boats?! Hold on, reindeer are real? […]

Open Space: Canada’s commercial flight scene dismal

September 4, 2013 by Ryan Brezzi, contributing writer  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Views

Have you ever noticed how Canada has absolutely no decent commercial airlines? First of all, it seems more than half the staff on Air Canada flights are old enough to be my grandmother and have probably been working there since the company started. Though, I have to give it to them, making it through countless […]

20 Years Ago In Nexus: September 4, 2013 issue

September 4, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Columns

Silent airwaves: “FM Radio License Approved for Camosun’s Communication Program,” from our September 7, 1993 issue, tells a tale of Camosun’s radio station, well, getting approved for an FM radio license. Given how events shook down the past couple of years and that the station’s office is now an empty shell after it closed down […]

Is it time for social media reform? Experts weigh in. #change

September 4, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Features

It’s mind-numbingly obvious that social media is a huge part of the lives of students today. Everyone knows about social media, most people partake in it, and it affects every Camosun student. There are social media meetups. There are networking and career-advancing opportunities. There was the Arab Spring. There is also the destruction of self-esteem. […]

Steve Bays brings Hot Hot Heat back to Victoria for Rifflandia

September 4, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Arts

Steve Bays will be one busy and excitable guy come September 13 and 14, when he pulls double duty playing in two different bands on the main stage during the Rifflandia music festival. But this is really nothing new. After all, Bays is always busy, and always excitable, whether it be playing music or working […]

UVic alumni Sam Dunn finds success with movies and television, tries hand with crowdfunding

September 4, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Arts

When filmmaker, University of Victoria anthropology grad, and lifelong heavy metal fan Sam Dunn sat down with executives from VH1 to pitch his Metal Evolution television show idea, he must have done a good job. They bought it. (Considering Dunn had the strength of popular documentaries Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey and Global Metal behind him, […]

News Briefs, September 4, 2013 issue: VIU’s free tuition, CRD’s wastewater, and a 100-year-old stone bake oven found in Sooke

September 4, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under September 4, 2013, News

VIU to give free tuition to youth raised under provincial care In a landmark decision, Vancouver Island University recently announced they will be giving free tuition to people who have been raised under the BC government’s care. They are the first postsecondary institution in the province to take up the challenge that Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond […]

A Message from the Camosun College Student Society: CCSS has lots to offer

September 4, 2013 by Simka Marshall, CCSS External Executive  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Columns

Welcome back, students! The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) has been busy this summer planning for the upcoming school year. The CCSSĘrepresents the interests of more than 8,000 students at both the Interurban and Lansdowne campuses through advocacy, services, and events. Camosun students have access to many services provided by the CCSS and the Canadian […]

Victoria’s Great Canadian Beer Festival brings all kinds

September 4, 2013 by Samantha Pettifer, contributing writer  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Life

It’s time once again for the Great Canadian Beer Festival, reminding Victorians that, yes, we are the Portland of Canada when it comes to craft beer. The local beer landscape continues to change, with new breweries opening every year across the province. Gerry Hieter, chairman and co-founder of the Great Canadian Beer Festival (GCBF), is […]

Queerly Forward: Welcome back from Pride

September 4, 2013 by Piotr Burek, Camosun College Pride Collective  
Filed under September 4, 2013, Columns

The Pride Collective, a constituency of the Camosun College Student Society aimed at serving the queer community on campus, is made up of a fantastic group of people. These people are getting pumped for the fall semester with exciting plans for workshops, get-togethers, parties, and all sorts of random stuff. These plans are made at […]

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