Youth in motion

Canada and Ireland have created more opportunities for youth to travel between each country through the signing of an amendment to the youth mobility agreement. The youth mobility agreement between…

Growing a green future for Victoria

One of the biggest challenges facing human beings today may be securing sustainable, healthy food. Many current food production methods appear increasingly inadequate and even on the verge of collapse.…

UVSS joins coalition to end bus pass-ups

A coalition between the UVic Students’ Society (UVSS), Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), and Unifor 333 has launched a series of videos for its Make Transit Work campaign. The campaign…

Enternships may be the new internships

In today’s still-shaky economic climate, it’s no surprise that recent graduates are sometimes struggling to land their dream job, and that a degree isn’t necessarily the golden ticket that it…

Syria’s conundrum continues

The best of intentions Following a Christmas address in which Pope Francis urged increased humanitarian aid to besieged Syrians suffering from the country’s extended civil war, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad…

UVic’s associate dean of science cracks the Earth’s crust

During a two-month expedition on the JOIDES Resolution, Dr. Kathy Gillis, associate dean of the Faculty of Science at UVic, was one of two chief scientists that helped confirm and…

Merits of context

To begin with, I agree that reading the National Energy Board (NEB) document on the Enbridge pipeline proposal is a good idea.  However, I don’t agree with the way your…

Cutting the crap in Victoria’s sewage debate

Here in Victoria, the “City of Gardens,” we take pride in our spectacular natural surroundings and our environmental consciousness. It therefore comes as a disgraceful embarrassment to most that such…


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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