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Vikes field hockey star makes international debut

Anna Mollenhauer, a second-year women’s field hockey defender, had an exceptional season with the Vikes and simultaneously launched her career with the Canadian senior national team. She claimed the Canada…

Eco-friendly ways to declutter your space

SM: In 2019, spring cleaning shouldn’t involve your garbage can. Here’s how to declutter your living space in a way that benefits you, your community, and the planet.

Why I’m hatin’ Vape Nation

Too many people think vapes are exempt from the rules due to their overall low profile, and I’ve frankly had enough. Respect my right to clean air within campus, and…

Sex and the (Univer)City | Women at B.C. Legislature call out archaic dress code

A few weeks ago, a government communications staff member — who has worked in the Legislature since 2014 — was reprimanded by a security guard because her cap-sleeve blouse was…

Sex and the (Univer)City | Snakes on a plane

On Monday, Star Vancouver reporter Joanna Chiu tweeted that while she was on a flight to Toronto, she witnessed an older man hitting on a teenaged girl who was seated…

The Hippocrates tree

The University of Victoria campus is full of beautiful plants — a sight to behold in every season. Hippocrates, an ancient physician, supposedly taught lectures under a big Oriental Plane…

A Facebook community is trading for positive change

In an online society littered with anonymous hate and social media trolls, Zoltan Szoges was inspired to create the group after posting a photo of himself looking to trade a…

Sex and the (Univer)City | Meet drag queen Anida Tythole

In a faraway land called Abbotsford, B.C., there lives a man named Shane Stark. He is an Educational Assistant at a local high school where he works with special needs…

UVic Kendō club member heading for the National Kendō Team

The sound of a shinai (bamboo sword) hitting protective headgear is sharp and loud, and it sounds brutal. Yet none of the students flinch — even the children, some as…