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UVic men’s rowing team has one mighty goal in mind

In 2010, the Vikes men’s rowing team won gold at the Canadian University Rowing Championships. Coming in second last season by a mere one point behind Brock University, they are…
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Grizzlies penned up at home

After three weekends of not playing on the road, the BCHL’s Victoria Grizzlies were looking forward to playing inside the home confines of the Bear Mountain Arena in Colwood. However,…

The winding road from small-town kid to UVic soccer star

He’s been the face of UVic men’s soccer for the past two years, bringing the Vikes their fifth all-time national championship along with back-to-back playoff appearances. Now, in his third…

Five-or-more-year degrees the norm at UVic?

My winding path through university has led me to transfer from UVic to Queen’s University and back to UVic in the span of five years. Spending time at universities on…

Physical in physics

n the best possible university scenario, classes should be the best part of your day. Whether or not they actually are is another matter. Here’s the thing about classes: classes…

UVic men’s rugby team looks forward to a strong season

The UVic men’s rugby team kicked off their season with a pair of big wins. On Sept. 13, the Vikes defeated regional rival James Bay Athletic Association 28-17, and on…

Vikes give rookies ice time in the 2013-14 BCIHL season

The UVic men’s hockey team is looking to kick start their 2013-14 regular B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season with a win tomorrow night against Thompson River University. The Vikes…
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The sunny quad may seem inviting, but your studies may be suffering

Alas, summer in Victoria is short lived. “You won’t be seeing much sun here for the next eight months,” I said to a new UVic business student from Calgary. −30°C…

What do you think of the athletic and recreation facilities on campus?

Andrew Wolf Fourth year Geography  “I like the Vikes recreational facilities, because I use them mostly for intramurals. If I had to make one change, I would like to see…