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Where’s your head at? Date your age, not your shoe size

You ever look at a 16-year-old and go, “Damn, they’re hot. I wanna get me some of that”? Yeah, don’t. It’s weird. Whenever I hear about university students dating high…

John’s Noodle Village’s dumplings are love at first sight

I can’t lie: I’m a little obsessed with dumplings. I’ve tried many different kinds, too. From the famous xiaolongbao (soup dumplings), to Japanese gyoza and Korean mandu. I only went…

Court’s now in session: Talking b-ball with Amira Giannattasio

When I meet Vikes women’s basketball player Amira Giannattasio in CARSA to begin our interview, I have ten or twelve questions lined up. Just four and half minutes later, the…

‘Bring It On’ is just a movie, but cheerleading is the real deal

Don’t tell anyone, but I used to be a cheerleader. Seven years of my life were devoted to 5 a.m. wake-ups accompanied by vicious, if accidental, elbows to the face,…

Yakkers yap it up on Yik Yak

Yik Yak: it’s the social media sensation that’s sweeping Vikes Nation. And with good reason: hipper than Facebook and more ridiculous than Tumblr, Yik Yak is kind of like an…

Vikes shine at Nights of Lightning

Nobody knows what 2016 bears for Vikes basketball, but, after opening game wins for both the women’s and men’s teams, the year was kicked off in grand fashion. Both the…

The year in sports: 2015’s biggest plays

From Ronda Rousey to the Golden State Warriors, it’s been a big year for sports in 2015. Champions were defeated, underdogs rose up, and we were even blessed with the…

Retail workers are people too: How crappy customers corrupt Christmas

“Oh, don’t mind her, she’s pooping” “Pardon me?!” “That’s the face she makes when she’s pooping” Or so I was told by one completely unfazed father on Black Friday. His…

Rock on, Victoria! Crag X gives climbing a boost in YYJ

As often happens on a campus with a higher girl-to-guy ratio, UVic student Megan Bingham has turned to the fertile fields of Tinder to reap a relationship. As she swipes…