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Vikes overpowered by top-seeded Ottawa at CIS Final Eight

Fresh off an impressive showing in the Canada West playoffs, the Vikes headed to Ottawa last weekend looking to end UVic’s men’s basketball title drought. The school’s last national championship…

First times, alcohol-free

There are some things in life you can’t do twice. You can’t go back to high school and tell yourself not to wear that all-denim outfit on the first day…

My lifestyle philosophy of minimalism

What is your purpose for living every day? Take a step back, take a deep breath, and think about your passions, hobbies, habits, weaknesses, and experiences. So many of us…
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Vikes track nationals bound

The Vikes track team dominated the middle distances and relays at the Canada West track championships on Feb. 20–22 in Edmonton. After a brisk two-week stay at home, UVic returns…

Kickin’ it old school: Resilience—the ultimate life tool

Routine can be a student’s best friend when trying to balance the heavy load of academics and the responsibilities of real life. Getting a consistent rhythm going can ensure that…

Vikes swim their way to four medals

The Vikes swim team returned from the CIS Championships in Toronto and both the men’s and women’s teams brought home hardware to put on the shelf. The men’s team finished…
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Vikes secure bid to CIS Final Eight

The Vikes men’s basketball postseason charge is rolling into March with a dominating win over the Fraser Valley Cascades in the Canada West semi-finals, securing UVic a spot in the…
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Gluten-free and vegan apple oatmeal crisp

An apple a day crumbles illness away. Whether you like to bite into an apple, thinly slice an apple to top a salad or eat apples in a pie, this…

Whitecaps beat Vikes on home turf

Despite less than ideal weather conditions, the annual Vikes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps showdown still managed to entertain a crowd of 2 500 at Centennial Stadium on Feb. 16, 2014. The Whitecaps…