The best nature-themed board games

Everdell has some of the cutest critters and artwork available and comes with a 3D model tree that will wow anyone who plays it with you. 
Two classmates exchanging contact info, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

How to turn class friends into real friends

Classes are over and it’s left you realizing one thing: you haven’t once talked to any of the “friends” you’ve made over the semester. Were any of them actually your…
An empty classroom in the Clearihue building, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

How to become BFFs with your professor

Forming new friendships is one of the building blocks of a good university experience. Students who are headed towards completing their degree tend to have a core group of friends…

The top five Halloween-themed sitcom episodes of all time

Sure, Christmas and Valentine's Day also earn standalone episodes every year, but they don’t have anything on the annual Halloween-themed episodes from iconic sitcoms like The Office and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.…

Dear Birdie: Coping with pals, programs, and pathogens

Dear Birdie: My best friend and I used to hang out all the time in high school, but now that we’re in different programs at UVic, she’s been spending a…

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