Lifestyle

A graphic of a heart with a sprout in the centre: graphic by SIe Douglas-Fish.

Five tips for living more sustainably

It can be hard to feel like any of the steps you take to be sustainable are actually accomplishing anything while mega-corporations are continuously exploiting the environment for gain and…
A vehicle in the snow, illustration by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Driving in the snow: Best habits and practices from an Ontarian

With Victoria experiencing snow before cities like Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal this fall, it might be that time of year again where everyone forgets how to drive as soon as…
Tofu katsu, photo by Atum Beckett.

Upgrade your meatless Mondays with this simple tofu katsu

If there’s any ingredient that doesn’t deserve the hate it gets, it’s tofu. Make this dish for anyone, die-hard meat eater or not, and they’ll see just how versatile and…
Risotto, photo by Atum Beckett.

Fall date night recipe: Butternut Squash Risotto

As the weather is finally starting to change, it’s the perfect time to invite someone over and impress them with some cooking skills. And if that’s not possible, maybe it’s…
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…
Person browsing a bookcase, photo by Karley Sider.

Top five books to curl up and get cosy with this fall

Picking up a good book can offer a nice reprieve from studying It’s that time of year again — the dreaded midterm season. And with it, the high blood pressure…
Halloween costume cartoon illustration by Parris Mook-Sang-Forbes.

Fun last-minute costume ideas for those still in need of inspiration

With Halloween only a few days away, you might be scrambling for costume ideas right now. Maybe you’ve been busy with midterms and haven’t gotten around to thinking about it.…
Asking someone out

How to ask a UVic student out on a date

Yes, this is the article you have been waiting for. Cuffing season is around the corner and I know a lot of you have been eyeing that one person in…
Venue guests, photo provided by Darcy's Pub.

Seven reasons to go out every night of the week

Tired of studying? News flash, it’s October and that’s bound to happen. So, take a break, grab some friends, and head out for a night on the town. Don’t bother…