Stories

Occupational Hazard

Photo 1 Two sun-freckled teenagers stand in a grassy field. The boy, six inches taller than the girl, drapes his arm around her shoulders. A flash is reflected in the…

Flipping the Classroom

For generations, students have spent their days furiously copying lecture notes from a chalkboard and their nights churning out assignments based on those notes. This familiar model is the dominant…

Solid and Shaky

An assessment of UVic’s emergency earthquake plan

Suicide: What you don’t hear

From social media to time management, many factors affect youth suicide Second to accidents, what is the leading cause of death in Canadians aged 15 to 24? A)  Nickelback B) …

Sandwiched by choice

The Red Seal certification promotes culinary standards, but is it worth pursuing?

Brave new Paralympic Games

Paralympics wow audiences even as North Americans are left in the dark

Will we cure HIV in our lifetime?

Timothy Brown, the only man to beat HIV, wants to make sure we do

Who’s your guru?

Mentors help apprentices become carpenters, interns become professionals, Luke becomes a Jedi. So why is it so difficult for young people to find a mentor?