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Uchida’s Eatery keeps it simple, to divine results

Sometimes you find a place so magical and lovely you don’t want to share it with anyone, but also can’t keep quiet about it. That’s how I feel about Uchida…

Vikes bounce Bobcats to book playoff berth

When you spend $77 million on a new court, it’s nice to be able to use it as much as possible. And CARSA will soon have its first taste of…

No such thing as loss in intramural sports

At UVic, all times are good times, but intramurals provide especially fond memories. Being a lover of all sports, intramurals hold an important place in my weekly routine, particularly at…

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…

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