Air fryer

Are air fryers worth your time and money?

A skeptic puts the air fryer to the test to find out if these trendy gadgets are worth your money — and recommend a recipe.

Sober activities in Victoria

From board game cafes to Horror Escape Rooms, you don't need alcohol to have fun. Here are three sober activities in Victoria.

A camping revelation: Why you should spend time in nature

In October, I went on my first spontaneous mid-semester camping escapade. My perspective on what is in life completely changed.

Quiz: What type of plant parent are you? 

Owning houseplants has become a popular hobby, and for good reason. This quiz will help you determine the perfect plant for you.
Room Decor

How to decorate your room on a budget

As someone who just moved into a new rental house, I am frustratingly familiar with the need to decorate a new space.
Gulf Islands

A true islander’s guide to the Gulf Islands

Hand over some cash to BC Ferries because it’s time to explore the wondrous world of the Gulf Islands.
Victoria Markets

A guide to farmers markets in Greater Victoria

Here in Victoria, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to colourful, aromatic, and lively farmers markets.
Teaching assistant

Considering becoming a teaching assistant? Here’s what you need to know

As a first-time teaching assistant (TA) this past semester as a graduate student, I went into the experience without knowing what to expect. Coming out the other side after four…
UVic admissions

Looking back on first year

Moving into second year, I am excited to continue to open my heart and mind to new experiences and embrace what university has to offer, both challenging and joyous.

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