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New year’s resolutions: student edition

With 2013 but a distant memory, it’s time to reflect on how we can improve. Everyone can make some adjustments and this is the perfect time of year to observe…

Vikes runners head to Trinidad and Tobago

It’s a new year, and once again UVic will continue its proud tradition of showcasing its athletes on the world stage. The Vikes international display kicks off this February with…
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The gloves come off during finals, and everything is fair game

My dear readers, A few months ago, in a desperate attempt to save you all from my own past foolish mistakes, I wrote a column advising you against getting freaky…

Balance for school and life

While yoga has long been a form of great relaxation and a fitness tool for many, the body, mind, and spirit approach has other implications for the busy brains of…

Rogers buys exclusive NHL broadcast rights

A $5.2 billion deal has secured Rogers as the exclusive broadcasters of the NHL for the next 12 years. CBC has a sub-licensing arrangement with Rogers, allowing them to broadcast…

Ways to cut consumerism this Christmas

As the month of December starts to poke its toes quietly around the corner, the reality of Christmas is quickly closing in. With this comes the tantalizing tickle of childhood…
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NHL or UFC?

Canada is well known for its love of the stick-and-ice sport, hockey. With the number of fights that have occurred in the 2013-14 season so far, hockey in the NHL…
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Top-10 finish in Santa Barbara for the Vikes Sailing team

As far as school sports trips go, few are likely to be longer or more successful than the one taken by members of the UVic sailing team this past month.…

Crunchy treat for your health

  Sometimes my mouth craves a delicious crunch. Are chips and fries the only solution to fulfil this guilty pleasure? No, not at all. Instead of paying extra dollars to companies…