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Kevin Hall and Amanda Kettyls. Photo by Armando Tura/AP Shutter via Vikes Instagram.

Soccer player Trinity Kettyls wins top awards at Vikes Celebration of Champions

After two years without events and ceremonies of recognition, the Vikes athletics department was finally able to honour outstanding athletes with the 2022 Celebration of Champions. The event saw such…
Photo by Hana Chamberlain.

In review: First sex-themed convention a hit

Presented by the Gender Empowerment Centre (GEM), the University of Victoria Students’ Society advocates organized their first Sexpo in March. The free all-day event took place in the Student Union…
Beadwork, photo by Biliana Panic.

Indigenous-owned Etsy shop blends traditional beadwork with modern designs

Colourful beaded designs fill the items section of the TaanshiStudios Etsy shop. TaanshiStudios, which gets its name from the Cree word for hello, sells handmade Indigenous beaded earrings. The jewelry…
Songhees Food Truck, photo by Jade Louise Baird.

The Songhees Food Truck is a place for delicious food and good memories

In Esquimalt on Admirals Road, the Songhees Food Truck is tucked away in a cozy alcove. Spacious picnic tables are protected from the rain under a newly built pergola that’s…

A deep dive into the science behind the uses of seaweed

Everyone has a perspective on seaweed. To some, it’s the slimy stuff on the shore that washes up in piles after a storm, to others, it’s a tasty snack, and…

UVic student lives in van to avoid rising rent in Victoria

Daniel Drury wakes up early — around 6:30-7:00 a.m. — so as not to upset the neighborhood residents whose houses he parks in front of. These early mornings can be…
Canada players celebrate the Cup Final win over England on day two of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Kitakyushu on 21 April, 2019. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

The World Rugby Sevens tournament is coming to Langford

The HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series is coming to the Island. The two-day tournament will be in Langford, B.C. on April 30 and May 1 at Starlight Stadium: the…

What you should know about Garry oak savannas in Victoria

Garry oak ecosystems are rare and highly degraded ecosystems that can be found almost exclusively on the southeastern coast of Vancouver Island and parts of the western United States. There…
Peacock Billiards, photo by Ashlee Levy.

Five local bars in Victoria to try

Local breweries, dancefloors, and eateries are open for nightlife Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing up, people are flooding to the downtown core eager to get back out and enjoy…

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