Editorial: The tragedy of Aaron Swartz and computer crime law

Weeks before his trial for accusations of data theft, Aaron Swartz, a co-founder of Reddit and advocate for open-access online information, committed suicide in his New York home on Jan.…

R. Luongo and the Canadian Dream

A new collective bargaining agreement has been tentatively reached between NHL players and owners, salvaging this year’s NHL season. In light of this, a question has resurfaced in the minds…

Battle of the books

I don’t own an e-reader, but I understand why many people do.

Editorial: Food waste for thought

It’s something your parents probably told you during your childhood. You didn’t finish your food — don’t you know children are starving in Africa? According to the World Food Programme,…

Style time-travel travails

Please, say goodbye to 1995

There is no urban Bambi

The shocking truth about our ungulate enemies

New Year’s Eve is the worst

So it was Jan. 31, and you had a wicked night planned. You wore your best dress, had a magnum of champagne in hand and kept your eye on the…

Museums can take us back to a personal past

I’m not a lifetime resident of Victoria, but I’m close to it. I’m more like a lifetime tourist. Although I didn’t start living in this city until I attended UVic,…

Growing Pains: Taking emotional responsibility

We do our best to empathize and stop immediately if we see someone react as if they’re offended, and for the majority of us, the insults are just more proof…

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