I tried the Flappy Bird replacements so you don’t have to

I usually do my best to avoid viral game trends. I haven’t grown a Farmville; I’ve never drawn something with friends; and I’ve never played Candy Crush Saga, because I’ve…

EVENTS : March 20 – 27

Arts Thursday, March 20 Unity (1918) Unity (1918), a play written and directed by UVic’s own Writing Department Associate Professor Kevin Karr, continues this week at the Pheonix Theatre. The…

Music Rags: Music of the heart with Dirty Grace

Island-based gypsy folk artists Dirty Grace came together in a natural, easy way. Vocalist/guitarist Betty Supple recalls the origins of the group. “Marley (Daemon) and I were both in a…
graphic of women mending clothes for environment

Green isn’t just a colour

Were you ever one of those kids who thought having a green thumb literally meant having a green-coloured thumb? I (adorably) was, but I learned later that being green is…

Campus Community Garden plots food security

Between the grey and rain of this time of year, we are treated to an odd day of sun. It is this kind of rare sun that turns puddles into…

ARTS Tuesday, March 18 Lost Rivers film and panel discussion In celebration of Canada’s Water Week, several local environmental groups will present the film Lost Rivers, which focuses on the…

Real Estate grows up

Real Estate returns with their third album Atlas in a way that feels much like visiting home after a long, life-altering absence. Going to college, getting married, having kids. Growing…

Perfect pesto for all occasions

Gourmet, green—pesto is my favourite food to experiment with. It all comes down to a pretty basic formula: toasted nuts, parmesan, fresh herbs, olive oil, garlic, and sometimes a veggie…

Pacific Coast Pretty: Bee-stung beauty on Vancouver Island

An emerging skincare trend has been causing quite a buzz in the beauty industry as of late. Bee venom, which contains the toxin melittin, has been enjoying renewed fame ever…

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