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Songhees Food Truck, photo by Jade Louise Baird.

The Songhees Food Truck is a place for delicious food and good memories

In Esquimalt on Admirals Road, the Songhees Food Truck is tucked away in a cozy alcove. Spacious picnic tables are protected from the rain under a newly built pergola that’s…

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…

UVic student lives in van to avoid rising rent in Victoria

Daniel Drury wakes up early — around 6:30-7:00 a.m. — so as not to upset the neighborhood residents whose houses he parks in front of. These early mornings can be…
Canada players celebrate the Cup Final win over England on day two of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Kitakyushu on 21 April, 2019. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

The World Rugby Sevens tournament is coming to Langford

The HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series is coming to the Island. The two-day tournament will be in Langford, B.C. on April 30 and May 1 at Starlight Stadium: the…

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…
Peacock Billiards, photo by Ashlee Levy.

Five local bars in Victoria to try

Local breweries, dancefloors, and eateries are open for nightlife Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing up, people are flooding to the downtown core eager to get back out and enjoy…
Wheelchair basketball, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

A guide to accessible sport in Victoria

The Paralympics are upon us, with opening ceremonies taking place on March 4. With the televising of these inspiring athletes comes an increase in awareness for adapted and inclusive athletics.…
Cord Clemens, photo sourced from govikesgo.com.

Vikes welcome basketball dynasty alumni to Sports Hall of Fame

The University of Victoria Vikes have welcomed new inductees to the 2022 Sports Hall of Fame. The late Vikes basketball alumnus Cord Clemens has been selected to join the collective…

The Pet Café provides comfort for UVic students in times of need

As students at UVic busily run from class-to-class and work hard on their assignments, they might be ‘feline’ a bit stressed out.