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No need to Boba Frett with these party tricks

The holiday season is upon us. There are drinks to mix, decorations to put up, and gatherings to host. Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year — but we’re not…

Tasty holiday treats for your procrastibaking needs

It’s that time of year again: exam season is upon us. I don’t know about you, but baking is my ultimate procrastination tool. So what better way to procrastinate and…

Psych-out syndrome explains falling short in the big game

Editor’s note: This article originally ran in The Gauntlet, the University of Calgary’s student newspaper, on Nov. 24. CALGARY­—­It’s an age-old question coaches and sports analysts have tried to answer for…

Get your drank on this holiday season

Although you may be daunted by the responsibility of hosting a Christmas party, don’t worry: alcohol can provide the perfect inhibitor to your guests’ potential judgement of your hosting ability.…

Cheap and chipper via the Clipper: A student’s guide to Seattle

A couple of weeks into the school year, I already felt restless. By November, my desire to get out and explore was overwhelming. While three days off does not give…

CIS brings heartbreak for valiant Vikes

Despite the miserable day, it seemed like the UVic Vikes women’s field hockey team were destined for glory. Here it was: Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) gold medal match, home turf,…

High hopes for women’s field hockey as championship begins

The 40th annual Women’s Field Hockey Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championship kicks off this Thursday, Nov. 5, hosted by the number one nationally ranked University of Victoria Vikes. The Vikes…

No trophies, but boatloads of medals for UVic rowing team

When the Vikes rowing teams returned to Victoria after the Canadian University Rowing Championships, they did so with heavier suitcases. The men’s and women’s teams won eight medals at the…

Dynamic duo destined for double?

133 appearances. 51 goals. 35 assists. 5 Canada West playoff appearances. 1 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Championship. It’s fair to say that Craig Gorman and Cam Hundal have had a major…