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Swiping right on virtual dating

Without the usual social scenes at Canoe Club or the Sticky Wicket in Victoria, it can be hard to create opportunities to meet new people. The pandemic has encouraged a…

Three tips for navigating relationships during university

Relationships will always have their challenges, but for students with busy schedules filled with homework, class, jobs, friends, hobbies, and everything else in between, where do we find the time…

Assessing, preventing, and managing HPV

That same mindset also applies to sex and the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), especially as restrictions are lifting — just in time for Valentine’s Day. One such STI…

The end of an era: Coach Bruce Wilson retires from Vikes men’s soccer team

After 34 years of leading the Vikes Men's soccer team, head coach Bruce Wilson is taking a step back from the pitch. An award-winning coach and a legendary player in…

Five tips for transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle

A plant-based diet is one that does not include any animal by-products. That includes foods like milk, eggs, meat, fish, and honey, as well as anything made with these ingredients.
New years resolutions list by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Avoiding the tradition of failed New Year’s resolutions

New Year's resolutions are notoriously hard to keep. So much so that one of the early references to them, from an 1883 opinion piece in the Worcester Journal, wrote "they…

These zero-proof cocktails will keep you sipping pretty all dry January

Ditch the alcohol for 2022 and try these three recipes The last thing I did before the first lockdown was buy a nice bottle of bourbon. I lingered in the…

How to prepare for climate disasters

This summer was a wake-up call for many. Climate change is no longer a distant thing, but something direct and tangible. With climate events beginning to turn into a fact…
Sofia Donnecke, Trinity Kettyls, and Katie Martens. Photo via UVic Vikes.

Three female student athletes spilt prestigious Vikes Provost Award

At the 17th annual Vikes Honour Roll Luncheon, three female student athletes were surprised to hear their names called for the distinguished Provost Award. Trinity Kettyls from the women’s soccer…

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