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‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ Facebook group thrives on fast fashion

As Victoria Facebook group ‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ celebrates its second year anniversary this spring, creator and University of Victoria Business alumna Fiona Morrison will be stepping down as administrator.…

Interview with a zombie

The Martlet caught up with Brad from Evil Acres, a different kind of haunted house experience for the firm of heart.

The Cabin in the Woods: We are all monsters here

Halloween isn’t always about the scares. (Okay, maybe it is.) But every so often, you stumble across a horror flick that does something new with the genre. Joss Whedon and…

Life at the centre of Beatlemania

Imagine being a 17-year-old secretary in Liverpool, you’re invited to watch a new local band, you immediately become a fan, and a short time later you are asked to be…

Walter Moers and Germany’s dark fantasy

Germany boasts an extremely rich history in the literary genre of surreal fantasy fiction, and this history has had a distinct influence on literature worldwide. We have the Grimm Brothers’…

Coconut Oil Peppermint Patties

(Makes about 10 patties) ½ cup coconut oil ¼ cup raw honey ½ teaspoon peppermint essential oil (not extract) 100-gram dark chocolate bar or 100 grams dark chocolate chips In…

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 &…

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