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Plant book only useful for casual explorers

March 15, 2017 by Patrick Newman, contributing writer  
Filed under March 15, 2017, Arts, Uncategorized

First published in 1971, this re-release of Dan Jason’s Some Useful Wild Plants may be useful for some people, but it doesn’t have broad appeal. The book contains short entries on wild plants found within BC and North America. Taxonomical and common names are provided, with a brief description of physical appearance for identification purposes […]

Slugfest at Staples Center

November 2, 2016 by  
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What’s Going On: October 19 to November 1, 2016

October 19, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under October 19, 2016, Campus, Uncategorized

Until Friday, October 21 Do engineers like pizza? For all those engineering students scattered across both campuses, five presentations by the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) will be held on campus until October 21. To sweeten the deal, there will be free pizza, door prizes, and free student ASTTBC memberships available. For […]

Open Space: Make social media social again

October 5, 2016 by Tyler McCulloch, contributing writer  
Filed under October 5, 2016, Uncategorized, Views

As metal machines of death impatiently rage on to nowhere in an age of isolation and self-loathing, phones have become gods; the screen is the messiah’s call. The outside world is just so mundane. Yawn as your brain splatters, and with your last breath be sure to take a selfie; the blood in your hair […]

25 years ago in Nexus: November 4, 2015 issue

November 4, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Uncategorized, Views

Student society mover and shaker: In “Student president resigns” in our October 30, 1990 issue, we reported that James Grey was stepping down as president of the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS). Grey said in his resignment letter that he had accomplished his main goal of establishing a student society that was autonomous and independent […]

The most boring video game in the world returns for Desert Bus for Hope fundraiser

November 4, 2015 by Wendy Snedden, contributing writer  
Filed under November 4, 2015, Life, Uncategorized

Mark your calendars, gaming enthusiasts: Desert Bus for Hope returns on November 14. This unique event mixes philanthropy, gaming, and all things nerd culture. Desert Bus for Hope is an annual charity event that raises funds for Child’s Play, a Seattle-run game-industry charity focused on raising funds for children’s hospitals and sexual-assault resources. Desert Bus […]

New Music Revue: Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten explores the lost rock and roll of Cambodia

June 24, 2015 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under June 10, 2015, Arts, Uncategorized

Various Artists Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll (Dust-to-Digital) 3.5/5 This soundtrack to the film of the same name documents the history of rock and roll in Cambodia: it ain’t pretty. Cambodian rock musicians have been killed for being rock musicians, making both this album and the documentary fascinating and important looks […]

Camosun board of governors approves balanced budget, no programs to be cut

May 7, 2014 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
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The Camosun College board of governors recently approved a $114-million balanced budget for fiscal year 2014-15, with no cancellation of programs. There had been concern amongst programs such as the Music Professional Studies program, University Transfer, and the Early Learning and Care program that they would either face significant reductions or be cancelled entirely. Camosun […]

Good Person of Setzuan contemplates poverty, morals

November 5, 2012 by Insu Kim, contributing writer  
Filed under October 31, 2012, Arts, Magazine Issue, Uncategorized

Poor people can also be good people. Good Person of Setzuan, the current production of the University of Victoria’s theatre department, is ready to drive that point home. Conrad Alexandrowicz, the director, writer, and choreographer, will be bringing the enlightening play (based on Bertolt Brecht’s classic work) to audiences in November. Brecht asks many important […]

Comics: October 31, 2012 issue

October 31, 2012 by  
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