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Hike your heart out around Victoria

  Victoria is an incredible city for the casual outdoor enthusiast. Now that the sun is staying up later and the weather is getting friendlier, you too can join wilderness-loving…

The big bang, a.k.a. pigs are bastards

Two days ago when I was walking my dog, I got picked up by a woman. As I identify as a heterosexual woman, this threw me for a bit of…

Flipping stereotypes and catching camaraderie

With dim lights and faded blue walls, scuffed from years of use, the McKinnon apparatus gym is not designed to inspire a crowd. Just don’t tell that to the cheerleaders.…

A season of balls…and oars, and more

It’s another semester in the books for the Vikes athletic teams, a season that featured plenty of achievements from UVic’s many athletes. Track Major accomplishments were scored on the track…

Please and spank you: why being polite in the bedroom is the best decision you’ve never made

What is it about bumping uglies that makes some people behave so ugly? As Canadians, we often pride ourselves on being friendly, but more than anything, we pride ourselves on…

Puppets and poets join forces with master

Victoria’s fourth annual Spoken Word Festival gathered the fun March 4–9. The six days of poetic festivities brought hundreds of poets from across North America and Victorians together for a…

Five simple ways to have more cash, fast

Forget taking raincheques and pinching pennies. At home, school, or on the go, there are always ways to make and save some easy cash. Scoop up some of these tricks…

Vikes repeat as Canadian rugby sevens champions

The UVic Vikes remain champions of the Canadian rugby sevens world, defeating the rival UBC Thunderbirds in the final, to claim the 2014 title. The Vikes double up their 2013…

Miracle berry: life of the (mouth) party

When I first heard about the “miracle berry” I immediately became apprehensive of its miracle claim. Despite having a vague term in its name, the sensation one experiences from consuming…

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