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Five tips to help you spring into the new semester

Getting back into the swing of university after winter break can be difficult, especially if your time off was spent partaking in relaxing holiday activities. The transition back to an…
Two classmates exchanging contact info, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

How to turn class friends into real friends

Classes are over and it’s left you realizing one thing: you haven’t once talked to any of the “friends” you’ve made over the semester. Were any of them actually your…
Someone at a bus stop reading the Martlet's 2023 holiday issue, photo by Mary MacLeod.

UVic holidays: What students plan to do over the break

The winter break always looks a bit different for everyone. Many students travel home to spend time with family while others travel to new places. Some wait until the last…
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2022 FIFA World Cup: Tales of the tournament that go beyond the scores

With the World Cup wrapped up, it’s easy to talk about the winners and losers and all the amazing goals and results that came out of the tournament. But there…
Crocheted coasters, photo by Simrat Otal.

Homemade Christmas gift ideas for the broke and sentimental student

As Christmas rapidly approaches so does exam season, which means that students might not have the time or money to figure out what to gift their loved ones. But fear…
Wrapped presents under a tree, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

How to wrap gifts sustainably this season

It wouldn’t be Christmas without an obscene amount of gift-giving. Unfortunately this means that this joyful holiday ends up looking like a battleground of garbage with cheap wrapping paper strewn…
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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…

What happens to students living on campus over Christmas break?: An explainer

It’s the holidays, the time of year when family and friends are the most important people in the world. To ensure that everyone gets to spend time with their families,…

Days of Thunder event draws large crowd to watch men and women play

The Vikes basketball programs kicked off their seasons and fans showed their support at Days of Thunder on Nov. 25 and 26.

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