Heat warning

Cheap ways to beat the heat 

With temperatures rising and student credit scores falling, it’s time to get creative in the way we cool ourselves This year we are going into another extremely hot summer, and…
The Kite Runner

Five books you need to read this summer

The Kite Runner tells the incredible story of an unlikely friendship between two young boys growing up in Kabul.
Teaching assistant

Considering becoming a teaching assistant? Here’s what you need to know

As a first-time teaching assistant (TA) this past semester as a graduate student, I went into the experience without knowing what to expect. Coming out the other side after four…
UVic admissions

Looking back on first year

Moving into second year, I am excited to continue to open my heart and mind to new experiences and embrace what university has to offer, both challenging and joyous.
Someone writing an essay, looking at four screens, and multitasking. Illustration by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Why don’t you have an attention span anymore?

For many people, the internet and social media is still just new, somewhat confusing technology. But, as the iPhone comes close to its 16th birthday, it is becoming the norm…
Caden Teneycke, photo provided by Caden.

Meet the UVic student who has gained over 650 000 followers on TikTok

Caden Teneycke is a first-year business student here at UVic. He has been creating vlogs and internet content since he was 11, but his popularity has recently skyrocketed on TikTok.
Dogs at Cadboro Bay, photo by Kiera Clark.

The best dog-friendly beaches and parks in Greater Victoria

It’s officially spring, and as temperatures are rising, many dog owners prepare to undertake the tedious task of figuring out which parks and beaches allow their furry friends to run…
Various student journalists at NASH85, photo by Tamara Holmes of The Baron.

NASH85 welcomes student journalists from across Canada

NASH85 took place in Hamilton, Ontario last month and was a massive success. NASH is the largest conference for student journalism in Canada, with 149 student journalists, 31 speakers, and…
Arbutus Cove, photo by Sarah Roberts.

The best kept secret bays and inlets in Victoria, B.C.

It’s official, Vancouver Island is one of the best vacation spots in the world! At least according to experts over at Condé Nast Traveler, which recently named Vancouver Island one…

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