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Vikes in review: soccer, rugby, and golf in full swing

With four sports now fully underway, it was a largely positive weekend for the Vikes, with the men’s and women’s soccer teams winning matches, the men’s rugby team brushing aside…

Vikes record holds strong with 3-0 victory

History repeated itself at Centennial Stadium, as the Vikes men’s soccer team beat the University of Northern B.C. for the seventh time in a row, and by a score of…

Vikes double-header ends in defeat, optimism

The Vikes women’s and men’s soccer teams both hit the pitch Saturday, Sept. 5, though the outcomes couldn’t be more different. The women’s team lost a tight home game against…

How to live with tenancy disputes

UVic doesn’t have enough dorm buildings to accommodate all of its students. And combined with the ever-increasing fees for a dorm room, more and more students are choosing to live…

The politics of social media or: why haven’t they responded yet?!

Someone’s just commented on your Facebook photo, but you don’t really want to reply and potentially start a whole conversation, nor do you want to ignore their gesture. So you…

Meet Evie: my creepy, dumb friend

Imagine talking to someone about Lady Gaga, and then they say, “That is not a show. It’s. A. Book.” And then they wink at you. And there’s a long pause.…

Canada hits the podium at Pan Am Games

It’s been a busy summer of sport in Canada. Athletic marvels started with an exciting Women’s World Cup held across the provinces, and continued this month with the Pan American…

Women’s soccer in for the long ball

The 2015 Women’s World Cup, held in multiple cities across Canada, is setting records —in attendance, ratings, and quality of play. Ask any women’s player, however, and they will tell you…

The Internet of Things, or: connecting to your coffee maker

You’ve misplaced your keys again, but it’s okay; Google knows where they are. You’ve had a heart attack and can’t reach the phone, but it’s okay; the ambulance is already…

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