• From left: Hayley McCurdy as Gretchen, Tea Siskin as Gloria,
Jeff Olyarnk as Bernard, and Keeley Teuber as Gabriella.

    An all-inclusive Boeing Boeing adventure

    If you haven’t been able to do any travelling this summer, you can still catch Marc Camoletti’s Boeing Boeing at the Langham Court Theatre to satisfy your wanderlust.
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    Saving Rivers

    “I died three times,” said a resident of Sungai Asap. “Once when we were forced off our land, once when our land was flooded, and once when we weren’t even paid fair compensation.”
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    Summer art adventures

    Integrate Arts Festival running August 15-16
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Will to game: The star bound chronicle

Some games thrive on their writing and provide a compelling story for their audience, but I don’t always want to be an audience member: I want to be in the driver’s seat (It’s why I play games to begin with). Starbound is the most recent game to let me feel like my own author.

Stopping media stereotypes in Aboriginal health and education

According to Duncan McCue, an Anishinaabe journalist who has been a CBC reporter for over 15 years, “an elder once told me the only way an Indian would make it on the news is if they were one of the 4Ds: drumming, dancing, drunk, or dead.”

Rangers FC play Highlanders in exhibition match

UVic’s Centennial Stadium played host to a marquee soccer matchup on Monday night, as local PDL side Victoria Highlanders played a spirited exhibition game against world famous Rangers FC. In front of an estimated crowd of close to 6,000 fans, many of whom had traveled from across western Canada and beyond to see their beloved… Read more »

Theatre SKAM’s bike ride delights

Satirical or childish, all the plays were fantastic in their own way. If you have never been to SKAM’s Bike Ride, it is well worth the experience and modest ticket price ($15 in advance or $20 on site). If you have been, then there’s no doubt you’ll be back.

Victoria Ska Fest: a love story

On the third night of the 15th annual Victoria Ska Fest, there was a moment that crystallized and reflected everything I’ve come to love about the festival.

Camosun president says her contract termination is ‘completely unjustified’

Note: This article originally appeared in the Nexus, the student newspaper of Camosun College.  We reported yesterday that Camosun College told current president Kathryn Laurin on June 20 that her contract was terminated as of September 1, 2014. While the details have remained confidential, Laurin told the Times Colonist later yesterday that she considers her dismissal “completely unjustified.” Camosun… Read more »

Stroke research spurs advances in care

Why are diabetics are more vulnerable to stroke damage than non-diabetics? According to UVic researchers, cancer drugs improve stroke recovery in mice, a promising breakthrough that will hopefully improve the recovery of stroke patients.