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September 5, 2017

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Open Space: Camosun needs to work on smart city concepts

September 5, 2017 by Lynn Wohlgemuth, contributing writer  
Filed under September 5, 2017, Views

Camosun College and the City of Victoria are way off base when it comes to smart city concepts. A smart city brings together a wide range of digital technologies to transform social and working spaces, quality of life, and community services. There are many initiatives that contribute to a smart city concept, each using different […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus: September 5, 2017 issue

September 5, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under September 5, 2017, Views

Define “tight”: Our September 8, 1992 issue started that semester off with a bang, as an ad in our classifieds section proves. “To the guy in the tight Levis who lent me $10 at Registration; I’d like to pay you back. Let’s meet. L.B.” Okay, serious request now that I’m finished snorting coffee out my […]

Eclectic local six-piece Astrocolor gear up for Rifflandia

September 5, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 5, 2017, Arts

If half of you wants to go clubbing until you regret it, but the other half of you wants to sit at home with a cuppa and a good read, locals Astrocolor will meet you wherever you find yourself along that continuum. The band mixes electronica with jazz, along with other genres; DJ/producer Neil Cooke-Dallin […]

Camosun student gets hardcore with Eves of Destruction

September 5, 2017 by Jennifer Wyatt, contributing writer  
Filed under September 5, 2017, Life

When Camosun first-year Biology student Anna Jessop isn’t hard at work studying at the Lansdowne campus, she goes by the name of Chip n’ Flail and races around a track trying to avoid injuries as a roller derby player. Jessop joined the local roller derby league Eves of Destruction (EOD)—who are playing their season finale […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: September 5, 2017

September 5, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 5, 2017, News

Eye on the National Student Movement is a new column that will appear in our news section every issue. We want to keep Camosun students updated on what’s happening with their money and what’s happening with the national student movement. Got a tip? Let us know at editor@nexusnewspaper.com. 1. The $202,305.11 of your Camosun student […]

Unpacking the Bags: Keep calm and keep dreaming

September 5, 2017 by Renata Silva, contributing writer  
Filed under September 5, 2017, Columns

Unpacking the Bags is a new column giving advice and tips to international students at Camosun. What leads someone to leave everything behind and move to a new country? What makes the courage to pack those bags become greater than the fear of the unknown? There may be many ways to answer this question, but […]

CCSS further distances itself from CFS with new student handbook

September 5, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under September 5, 2017, News

Every month, each Camosun student pays $2.25 for membership in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS); the fee, which is collected by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), is split between the two organizations. However, the CCSS is taking deliberate steps to not advertise student membership in […]

Penguin & Peacock: September 5, 2017 issue

September 5, 2017 by Jayden Grieve, contributing writer  
Filed under September 5, 2017, Humour

Cait Haggarty joins Camosun Chargers as new women’s basketball coach

September 5, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 5, 2017, Campus

A new year brings new changes; for the Camosun Chargers, those changes came in the form of two new coaches. Brent Hall is now coaching the women’s volleyball players, and former UBC student athlete turned coach Cait Haggarty is coming to Camosun to coach the women’s basketball team. Haggarty says that although she hasn’t had […]

The Glass Castle a sobering metaphor for life

September 5, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 5, 2017, Arts

There are certain movies that ignite the viewer, make them feel alive but also, in some ways, kill them at the same time. The spark that Woody Harrelson ignites while playing Rex, an abusive but, somehow, occasionally inspiring and kind alcoholic in The Glass Castle (2017; 4/5) burns viewers as they watch the film. The […]

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