Culture

Frighteningly fangtastic looks for Halloween 2013

Afraid of being the only ghoul in class without a wicked costume this Halloween? Never fear, I am here to help you scare up a great look before the big…

Local jewelry designers make a splash at UVic

On Friday, Oct. 4, the shimmer of quartz and glimmer of gold lit up the halls of the Student Union Building. UVic alumnae Danielle Noel and Sylvia Tennant put their…

Alternative cinema returns to Victoria

On Oct. 4, the Victoria Film Festival (VFF) celebrated the reopening of The Vic Theatre at 808 Douglas Street, as a fully operational theatre, with a night of “Cocktails &…

What does fashion mean to you?

Jaclyn Rekis Second year Philosophy and Sociology “Fashion is kind of just personal preference, really. I don’t tend to follow any one style particularly. I like street fashion, so I…

Deltron 3030’s new album gives the kiss of life to the hip-hop world

It’s been 13 years. Thirteen years since the last sighting of hip hop’s great heroes, Deltron 3030. Hip hop has become a wasteland, and though glimmers of hope appear from…

Amelia and the Dwarfs not just child’s play

As someone slowly re-immersing himself into the world of theatre, I thought I’d start with a children’s play. I wasn’t prepared to also be stuffed into a child-sized seat. However,…

Into the Mind brings emotion to ski-film genre

On Saturday Oct. 5, snow sport worshipers from across the Island met at Upstairs Cabaret to drink $4.50 PBRs and live vicariously through the skiers featured in long-awaited film Into…

Barbie ‘Dolls of the World’: Cultured or clichéd?

Clad in a wide-brimmed hat, with the typical red tunic and Strathcona boots, “Canada Barbie” would have made the cut for an actual RCMP officer if it weren’t for her…

Touching tales from William Head prison

Oct. 11 marked the opening of William Head on Stage’s (WHoS) most recent production, Fractured Fables: The Prison Puppet Project. The production, led by UVic alumni and co-directors Peter Balkwill…