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(In)Accessible Academia

The unexpected extra costs of post-secondary education and how one student is changing the game University students can all agree that tuition costs a lot, and that’s to be expected.…

Modelling and Medicine

How emerging model Colin Gallagher balances his modelling career with his dreams of going to med school The path of a modelling career is narrow, and especially for recent UVic…

Attack of the franken-phones

The saga of my water-damaged phone; a cautionary tale PART I: The Cursed Swim So you dropped your iPhone in Cadboro Bay (we all know it actually fell in the…

Vikes bring the thunder

Men’s soccer team have a promising start to the season at the Thunderfest home opener Bells, whistles, chants, and cheers welcomed the Vikes back to Centennial Stadium for the first…

Accessing my abilities in Cuba

I am a student at UVic who gets around campus with the help of a guide dog. I am legally blind. With help, I was able to study for a…

Perfect practice makes perfect

The refined art of Shorin-ji Ryu Karate I find that the best way to describe Karate is to compare it to yoga — just with more punches and kicks. Both require a…

UVic at the forefront of concussion research and management

How the changing landscape of concussion research has taken shape across campus Rats with tiny helmets and 3-D video games—welcome to the front lines of concussion research and management. Information…

A sports fan’s biggest confession

Yep, I’m saying it: the Canadian Football League is more entertaining than its American counterpart I’ve got a confession to make. Ever since my dad brought me to a sold…

The top ten things to do in Xi’an, China

Xi’an, China, the 5  000-year-old capital of 13 dynasties, has a vast array of history, art, architecture, archaeology, and culture. Its recent incarnation as a crucial part of the international and…