Posts By: Belle White

Giving back without breaking the bank

The holidays are a time for giving, but that can be tricky on a student budget There is a tangible buzz of love, appreciation, and gratitude that comes from giving a gift to a child or a meal to a family. The holidays are a time to practice kindness, and that should be celebrated. The… Read more »

How to kick those Winter Blues to the curb

Tips and tricks for staying on top of your mental health this season As the sun sets, I glance over at the clock to see it is only 4:23 p.m. I sigh and lean over my laptop to type away at yet another final research paper. The season of dark days and cold nights is… Read more »

Any ideas?

In its seventh year, IdeaFest goes well beyond being a UVic TED Talk Ideafest is UVic’s annual, free, public research festival designed to showcase world-class scholastic research in ways that are fun and accessible. For the festival’s sixth year, over 40 events will be held on campus and in surrounding areas from March 5–10. In… Read more »

Wildlife photographer of the year exhibits nature’s beauty

Royal BC Museum event serves breathtaking visuals and important message You walk into the Royal BC Museum and are greeted by magnificent shots of canyons, arctic foxes, and tiger sharks. Welcome to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit. The world-renowned competition and showcase is run by the Natural History Museum in London and has… Read more »

UVic Lampoon gives UVic something to laugh about

The UVic Lampoon, the University’s new comedy club, isn’t just giving students a night off to laugh; according to its co-founder Alistair Ogden, the club is filling a void. “Obviously we have a range of perspectives at UVic, and you can bring in speakers and do projects, but with comedy . . . the fact that things are funny… Read more »

Upping your Instagram game in #Victoria

Your guide to where to take photos in town The beginning of the school year is all about sharing; our friends and classmates will share used textbooks, directions to the cheapest grocery stores, or their opinion on the best cup of joe on campus. These are all helpful tips, but what we really need in… Read more »

‘Tis the season to be fashionable

Trying to find a new look for the staff Christmas party? Want to make sure you *pop* at the family dinner? Worry no further: ugly sweaters are in this year, and these outfits will guarantee you’re the talk of the town all season long. All photos by Belle White, Photo Editor