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Eight classes and activities you can try at CARSA this summer

If you’re looking to take advantage of your spare time this summer while staying active, CARSA offers a variety of ongoing programs, single classes, and drop-in activities that you still…

How to grow your own vegetables as a renter

With food sustainability and rising food costs on your mind, what better time than now to start growing some of your own food? Vegetable gardening is affordable, can reduce transport…
The UVic campus during summer. Photo by Isabella Kennedy.

Five UVic electives you can take this summer

Taking summer courses can be a great way to get an elective out of the way and lighten your course load for the upcoming school year. With a variety of…
An electric car charging station, photo by Michael Marais via Unsplash.

Zero-Emissions vehicles won’t solve the climate crisis, UVic expert says

With gas prices soaring and the climate crisis unfolding around us, consumer interest in electric vehicles is expanding in B.C. Increasing the number of zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs) on the road…
Kevin Hall and Amanda Kettyls. Photo by Armando Tura/AP Shutter via Vikes Instagram.

Soccer player Trinity Kettyls wins top awards at Vikes Celebration of Champions

After two years without events and ceremonies of recognition, the Vikes athletics department was finally able to honour outstanding athletes with the 2022 Celebration of Champions. The event saw such…
Photo by Hana Chamberlain.

In review: First sex-themed convention a hit

Presented by the Gender Empowerment Centre (GEM), the University of Victoria Students’ Society advocates organized their first Sexpo in March. The free all-day event took place in the Student Union…
Beadwork, photo by Biliana Panic.

Indigenous-owned Etsy shop blends traditional beadwork with modern designs

Colourful beaded designs fill the items section of the TaanshiStudios Etsy shop. TaanshiStudios, which gets its name from the Cree word for hello, sells handmade Indigenous beaded earrings. The jewelry…

A deep dive into the science behind the uses of seaweed

Everyone has a perspective on seaweed. To some, it’s the slimy stuff on the shore that washes up in piles after a storm, to others, it’s a tasty snack, and…

What you should know about Garry oak savannas in Victoria

Garry oak ecosystems are rare and highly degraded ecosystems that can be found almost exclusively on the southeastern coast of Vancouver Island and parts of the western United States. There…