UVic to be part of PowerShift event

Tomorrow night, hundreds of youth will join together for PowerShift B.C., a three-day event which aims to connect and inspire youth to tackle the most pressing challenges our province, and…

Alternative medicine on campus

There is a centre on the main floor of the Student Union Building (SUB) that offers appointments for, amongst other things, acupuncture and chiropractic. Jill Cooper, who works at the…

How do you feel about Ring Road? What would improve it?

Amy McDonald Fourth year History  “Maybe make it two ways? It’s kind of annoying when you miss a turnoff [and] you have to go all the way around again.”  …

So who does hold sway over the University of Victoria?

Dear community, students, faculty, staff and administration, do you know who’s in charge of the University of Victoria? The university’s website states “the Board of Governors is responsible for the…

Department of Germanic Studies launches its first Conversation Café

On Sept. 19, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies enjoyed a successful turnout for the first session of German Conversation Café, which takes place every Thursday from 1:30 to…

New bus exchange to neighbour the SUB

A new set of 10 bus bays, like the set of 11 bays in front of the UVic Bookstore, is in development for beside the Student Union Building (SUB). B.C.…

UVic Vikes basketball hopes to build off playoff appearances for success

Tip off is under a month away for the UVic Vikes men’s and women’s basketball seasons, with both sides looking to follow up on last season’s playoff appearances. Men’s team…

Student questions summer fees

UVic students may not be getting their fees’ worth, especially in summer, says third-year philosophy student Yan Rakhmilov. A student who takes three or more courses within a term, whether…

Chief Bev Sellars shares her story of residential school

On Sept. 16, Chief Bev Sellars of Soda Creek First Nation will perform a reading from her book They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential…

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