Culture

Stephen Malkmus wigs out in familiar territory

If any sort of declarative statement about the life and works of Stephen Malkmus could be made, it’s that he almost certainly does not give a rat’s ass about what…

Pacific Coast Pretty: Migration, a transitory boutique with permanent appeal

In a city full of trendy boutiques and niche shops, it can be tricky to find a company that offers a truly original approach to fashion and home décor shopping.…

The Stephen Harper play

Who is Stephen Harper? Years from now we might be able to rattle off his policies, what he accomplished for Canada, and the majority of answers to Stephen Harper Jeopardy…

Fashion Streeters: What does your style mean to you?

Kendra Martel Science First year (left) “This style represents to me the ability to be comfortable and confident at the same time.” Jacqueline Wilson Science First year (right) “To be…

Three surprising pop culture tearjerkers

I have never been averse to a good tearjerker, whether in film, television, or another medium, partly because they happen so rarely for me. Doing a minor in film studies…

Double back to Korea

During the holidays, I returned to my mother’s homeland for the second time, to further absorb the culture I was geographically isolated from in my early youth. If you know…

Bacon jam and other recipes from Sea Salt

Bacon jam. Upon hearing of its existence, every meat-eating man or woman begins a subconscious journey to taste it. You may not realize that you’ve been searching for it, but…

Music for that January mood

I find January to be a melancholy month: after the holidays, but spring has yet to make any appearances; the whole month is kind of like a bad hangover after…

Reservation Road

Every day at UVic, I am reminded that I am a guest on this land. I’m made aware by the totem poles carved by Henry Hunt in the quad. I’m…

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