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News Briefs: October 18, 2017 issue

October 18, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under October 18, 2017, News

Student society to hold elections Voting for the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) spring 2017 elections will take place between 9 am on Monday, October 23 and 11:59 pm on Wednesday, October 25. The CCSS will be bringing on a new external executive, First Nations director, Lansdowne director, Interurban director, and off-campus director. Camosun College’s […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: October 4, 2017 issue

October 4, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under October 4, 2017, News

The British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) is still holding the $202,305.11 of Camosun student fees that students were told was going to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) through the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS). The BCFS—which is a separate legal entity from the CFS—is keeping the Camosun student fees because the CFS owes […]

News Briefs: October 4, 2017 issue

October 4, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor and Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under October 4, 2017, News

Student society to hold vigil The Camosun College Student Society will hold the Sisters in Spirit vigil commemorating missing and murdered indigenous women on Wednesday, October 4. The vigil will take place at 12 pm at Lansdowne in Na’Tsa’Maht and at 4 pm at Interurban beside the pole in the main courtyard. Four Camosun student […]

Camosun president visits Arusha Technical College in Tanzania

October 4, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under October 4, 2017, News

Education is about people, and Camosun College president Sherri Bell says her recent trip to Arusha, Tanzania highlighted that. Bell spent a week at Arusha Technical College (ATC) this past summer; Camosun and ATC are working together in creating and expanding a Pipe Works, Oil and Gas Engineering diploma program. “Any time I travel anywhere, […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under September 20, 2017, News

1. According to Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) treasurer Peyton Veitch, the estimated $202,305.11 of Camosun students’ money that the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) is holding has still not been remitted to the CFS. The Camosun College Student Society gave the money, collected from Camosun students as CFS fees, to the BCFS, a […]

News Briefs: September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under September 20, 2017, News

Camosun renames Disability Resource Centre Camosun’s Disability Resource Centre has been renamed The Centre for Accessible Learning. The college decided to make the change after a 2014 survey showed that the student body expressed a desire to have the Centre rebranded to better capture the inclusive values of the college. Camosun instructor killed in motorcycle crash  Rodger Hargreaves, […]

Multi-stall all-gender washrooms on the horizon for Camosun College

September 20, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under September 20, 2017, News

More all-gender washrooms are coming to Camosun College. Camosun associate director of facilities services Brian Calvert says that while the college just has single-stall all-gender washrooms right now, it’s looking at ways to add multi-stall all-gender washrooms. “In the new health building there will be a multi-stall all-gender washroom,” he says. “In addition, all floors […]

News Briefs: September 5, 2017 issue

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

CCSS shuts down free stores  The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) announced on August 16 that it is discontinuing their “free store” exchanges on both campuses. In an email, CCSS student services coordinator Michael Glover said that the CCSS is  discontinuing the service because of space concerns and the fact that it’s not supervised, so […]

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 […]

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 […]

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