Where does your athletics fee go?

At UVic, every semester entails a slew of fees and payments. Tuition, textbooks, rent, beer, and food can collectively create a swirling, savings-consuming vortex. But among the ever-rising costs of…

Streeters: What are your thoughts on Donald Trump getting elected?

“Honestly I’ve tried to distance myself from American politics recently ‘cause I just find it so frustrating. And I am just trying to look at positives in Canada rather than…

Creepy clown phenomenon gets local; parents warned

Over the past few weeks, threatening individuals wearing clown masks and costumes have been spotted in forests, backyards, and in parking lots across North America. While only two injuries have…

IdeaFest pops off the page

As part of IdeaFest 2016, UVic presented Graphic Ideas on March 7: an interactive presentation exploring the many facets of comic books. Graphic Ideas boasted a plethora of presenters who…

Photo: UVic students visit Coast Guard vessel

On April 10, UVic grad students and MEOPeers led by David Atkinson were invited to tour the CCGS (Canadian Coast Guard Ship) Sir Wilfrid Laurier, which was moored in Patricia…

Vikes split games with UBC, takes 3rd seed for CIS championship

Correction (Oct. 20, 2014): The article erroneously stated that the UVic Vikes clinched first seed in the Canada West conference, when they actually tied UBC’s record of 5-1-2. UBC later won…

A band like no other

alt-J has always been discordant. Their 2012 debut, An Awesome Wave, epitomized modern music in its diverse and eclectic landscape, drawing on a number of different sources and ideas. Their…

Camosun president says her contract termination is ‘completely unjustified’

Note: This article originally appeared in the Nexus, the student newspaper of Camosun College.  We reported yesterday that Camosun College told current president Kathryn Laurin on June 20 that her contract was…

Don’t rock the vote

The average voter turnout in Mali’s general election is 21.3 per cent, the lowest of any country. National officials blame low turnout on a lack of faith in democracy and…

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