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The unspoken law of seat assignment

It's the first day of class. Eager students shuffle into the room like lambs to the slaughter. Frenzied feral creatures, the lot of us, scattering about frantically to find an…
A fake UVic alerts text, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

The best ways to maximize the UVic text alert function

By now, we should all be accustomed to the UVic Alert system which notifies us of incidents occurring on or near campus. This past semester we’ve had a couple different…
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Six dinner table conversation topics to be wary of this holiday season

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are here and so are all the best traditions. Gift wrapping, putting up your light display, decorating your Christmas tree. It’s what…
Coffee cups, illustration by Sie Douglas-Fish.

A guide to UVic’s world of coffee

As a university student, cram nights before exams fueled by nothing but caffeine and sheer willpower is about as relatable as it can get. Not sure where to start or…
The Rainbow Crosswalk outside of Student Union Building at UVic. Photo by Sarah Roberts.

A beginner’s guide to navigating UVic

Navigating UVic can be a tough task, especially for first years. Locating your classes on the first day, getting from one place to another, and trying to find the best…

UVic’s freeloading prince

George, UVic's campus peacock. Comic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

The nightmare of student parking at UVic

It’s a familiar feeling: you’re late for class, driving around Ring Road, feeling hopeless. You’re not finding a spot in Parking Lots 1, 5, 4, or 8 — don’t kid…
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The best and worst bathrooms on campus

The University of Victoria is home to an array of buildings that vary drastically in age. Thus, it is home to bathrooms that vary drastically in quality. It’s about time…

Why the struggle is real for Engineering students in online courses

The top 5 reasons why engineers are struggling to do well online After enduring an agonizing 10 months of online classes, I’ve learned a lot about why engineering students are…

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