Op-eds

Kylie Jenner on Instagram.

The hypocrisy of climate activism 

The people who lecture us on climate change and environmental sustainability are the ones that need to be held accountable.
CARSA, photo by Myles Sauer.

The CARSA that could have been

I’ve always been confused by the giant glass box that sits on the roof of CARSA, Centre for Athletics Recreation and Special Abilities. A third level was added to the…
On Mt. Tolmie, photo by Maddy Foulds.

I took a break from studying, here’s why you should too

The pressure of time crunches and deadlines can be daunting for students, especially during peak exam season at UVic.
Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story promo photo via Netflix.

Why serial killer dramas are out of touch

The recent Jeffrey Dahmer Netflix series has created quite a buzz online and on campus. With the dramatic retelling of the infamous serial killer's exploits giving audiences insight into the…
Fantasy sport stock photo via Pixabay

Are fantasy sports addictive?  

Remaining competitive in a fantasy sports league takes a certain level of commitment and time. A great deal of time in fact. From draft preparation, player analysis, and managing your…
paywalls in journalism

Paywalls are a solution creating a bigger problem

Print media firms need to find another way, and they need to find it quickly because if their content continues to be gated behind paywalls, well-researched writing won’t survive into…

RateMyProf can’t always be trusted

As popular courses are usually offered at different times by different professors, it becomes more complicated to try and figure out what course and professor would be the best fit…

Canadians long overdue for a policy protecting abortion

Earlier this month, a leaked draft opinion letter from the United States Supreme Court declared their intention to overrule Roe v. Wade — the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that…
Screenshot of recent posts tagged with #casualinstagram on Instagram.

Instagram will never be casual

No matter what effort social media users employ to “make Instagram casual again” — whether that be posting blurry mirror selfies, curating photo dumps or depicting the mundane — Instagram…