Vancouver Island

Naked bungee jumpers fundraise for mental health

Participants in the fundraiser climbed a steep metal staircase wearing, if anything, a towel. They then walked along thick wooden planks to a waiting area where they derobed and a…

James Bay wolf celebrated by photographer for survival instincts on lonely island

Cheryl Alexander developed a unique bond with Takaya over the eight years the wolf lived on a nearby island. As an environmental and conservation photographer, Alexander frequently visited Takaya and…

A guide to exploring the outdoors beyond UVic’s campus

It’s easy to be overwhelmed at the beginning of the school year with all the events and activities happening at the University of Victoria. Well, there is lots of fun…

Two UVic students dead in weekend bus crash

Two UVic students were killed, and three more were seriously injured, when a bus went down an embankment over the weekend between Bamfield and Port Alberni.

A friendship formed on the sea

If not for the early arrival of a friend’s baby, Trevor Bennett would still only be the documentarian, not the co-captain of a two-man sailing expedition in the Race to…

UVic announces campus closure for Tuesday due to snow

After cancelling classes as of 3:30 p.m. and campus services as of 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, the University of Victoria finally announced at 10:15 p.m. that the campus would…

Cheap date spots in Victoria Part II

10 cool, inexpensive places for a date near UVic Valentine’s day is almost upon us, kids! Whether you put it out of your mind for the sake of your sanity,…

Fill in the map to learn about the First Nations territories that you call home

Can you name any of the Indigenous groups who call the southern tip of Vancouver Island home? If not, why might that be? These questions stuck with me when Alana…

Discontinuation of VIPIRG funding to be called to a referendum if motion passes on Monday

If the motion passes at Monday’s UVSS board meeting, VIPIRG’s student levy will be put to a referendum in February’s UVSS election On Monday, Jan. 7, the University of Victoria…

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