Posts By: Chelsea Wilson

Eat locally all year at Victoria farmers’ markets

Spring is just around the corner—although it looks like it has already begun in Victoria. With spring comes farmers markets, which are fun places to spend a sunny afternoon listening to local musicians, eating awesome food, and of course, meeting local farmers and artisans. Hitting up a weekly market is one of the best ways… Read more »

Halloween how-to

Impress your friends this Halloween by creating your own prosthetics. A mixture of liquid latex and oatmeal can be turned into an infected wound for a gruesome zombie costume. Try using eyelash glue to create extra scarring. With a quick trip to the Halloween store and a little searching through your kitchen, you likely will… Read more »

Essential knowledge for essential oils

Essential oils can be useful for many aspects of student life (concentration, sleep and immunity) but, as with all natural remedies, they should be used carefully. Distribution of natural remedies is not heavily regulated and products are often sold without associated safety or quality information. Quality is also critical, as many essential oils on the… Read more »

Human organs from a printer

Imagine you are suffering from liver disease, in desperate need of a transplant. Odds are you would be part of a long waiting list to receive a donated organ. What if you could have a brand new organ created for you, as you are being prepped for surgery? What if you were told, as a… Read more »

A toast to the Urban Dirty

Urban Dirty: A glass of Hoyne’s Dark Matter with a drop shot of bourbon (because it rhymes with urban). In the UVic Urban Development Club, it’s said that if you overdo it on Urban Dirties, you’ll end up doing the “urban sprawl.” It is this sense of humour, along with the fact that they meet… Read more »