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Penguin and polar bear, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Managing climate anxiety in a time of constant climate crisis

Climate anxiety needs no introduction. Even if you haven’t heard of it by name, you’ve heard of it. Perhaps you’ve felt it.
Avalon Wasteneys, photo by Isabella Kennedy.

Meet Avalon Wasteneys: UVic student and Olympic champion

Avalon Wasteneys was sitting in a second year UVic anthropology course when the class discussion sidetracked to the Olympic Games. The psychology major contributed to the conversation, and her peers…
victoria foundation vital signs

Vital Signs report gives Victoria’s quality of life a B

Every year, the Victoria Foundation releases the Vital Signs report. Described as Greater Victoria’s “annual check-up,” the report is intended to identify concerns and connect philanthropy to community needs. The…
A hitter from the UVic Vikes women's softball team. Photo by Captured Sports Photography,

Vikes women’s softball plays in first home opener series

The Vikes women’s softball team battled hard in their first home opener series on a sunny fall Saturday at Hyacinth Park. After dropping two games to the top ranked UBC…
A crowd at a sporting event. Photo sourced from CARSA.

Sporting arenas across Greater Victoria open their doors

The sight of yellow and red leaves coating the sidewalks means two things in B.C.: winter is just around the corner, and sports are back.
The Engineering and Computer Science building at UVic. Photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Faculty of Engineering officially adopts new name

As of Sept. 1, UVic’s Faculty of Engineering has officially received a new name to recognize the Department of Computer Science. The change, which was put in motion last year,…

Indigenous Governance class receives permission to learn on unceded territories

While other classes began on campus, UVic’s Indigenous Governance 510 class began their learning on the water.
The Health Food bar at UVic.

The best and worst places to eat on campus

My stomach growled as a first year with an empty stomach, tight wallet, and too many choices to choose from. I didn’t want to compromise. I wanted to find the…
Students at UVic. Photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Six tips to feel better prepared for in-person classes

After a long year of Zoom classes, UVic students are finally able to head back to campus. For many students, this upcoming school year will be their first in-person collegiate…

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