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Enjoying music festivals, not the ER

A harm-reduction guide to doing festival drugs It’s safe to say that it’s summer time, folks, and that means it’s time to gear up for all your favourite music festivals — but…

Learning how to learn to drive

Navigating the roads of life and the obstacles of mental illness To me, life feels like driving a car. Cars are complex systems, but deceptively so. The individual skills needed…

UVic motorsport club speeds to high finish at international competition

A UVic motorsport club has further success in their sights after a top-20 finish at an international collegiate design competition in Michigan. The UVic Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (or…

Sports journalism will thrive in digital age

This article was originally published in the Gauntlet, the University of Calgary’s student newspaper, on April 6, 2017. CALGARY—Next year, the Gauntlet will transition from a weekly newspaper to a…

Breaking down the baseball heartbreak

The Blue Jays’ early season struggles Along with many UVic students, I spend winter waiting for classes to wind down, sunshine to arrive, and the Toronto Blue Jays’ regular season…

Three ways to spend your summer in Victoria

Summer is definitely the best season in Victoria, if only because it rains slightly less than usual. Many UVic students will be heading home while school is not in session,…

Tax tips for the financially challenged student

Cherry blossom trees have begun popping up on Instagram feeds again, which can only mean one thing: tax season is here. For a lot of students, this might involve the…

Three departing Vikes reflect on their time on the court

It wasn’t too difficult to find a time to meet with Vikes basketball trio Jenna Bugiardini, Nicole Karstein, and Jenna Krug. With their final season of university basketball having come…

How to change the world (without making it worse): Four tips for ethical voluntourism

At first glance, simultaneously travelling and volunteering seems like a no-brainer. After all, it promises personal growth, unforgettable adventure, and the chance to snap some killer profile pictures — all while making…

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