It’s Valentine’s Day. You and your significant other come home from a dinner that comforted your stomach and distressed your wallet, and decide to open a bottle of wine. The mood is right, the feeling’s mutual, and all that’s left to do is dim the lights and throw on a playlist. With dimmable light bulbs… Read more »
Posts By: Cormac O’Brien
It was a frantic and nervous weekend for Vikes basketball fans who saw their UVic men’s team go 1-1 with the Winnipeg Wesmen in two hotly-contested games. After losing the first game 72-69, the Vikes picked themselves up to hold off a determined Winnipeg team and win 78-76 the following night.
After such a physical 55 minutes, it was fitting that a display of pure skill made the difference in a matchup between the University of Victoria and Eastern Washington University.
Cormac O’Brien: Damien Rice: My Favourite Faded Fantasy (Folk) After an 8 year absence, My Favourite Faded Fantasy marks a triumphant return for singer/ songwriter Damien Rice. With songs ranging from sombre to depressing, the record is a remarkable listen. With masterful production courtesy of Rick Rubin, Rice’s songwriting is highlighted in a way never before… Read more »
Colonist Cup repeat for St. Michael’s University School
Men’s soccer team settles for fourth-place after disappointing weekend
It was a weekend of conflicting emotions for Vikes soccer as the UFV Cascades upset the women’s team 3-0, only for the UVic men’s team to return the favour and win 2-1. The planned double-header started with a 3-0 loss for the UVic women’s team, who found it difficult to come back after conceding two… Read more »
On a weekend that honoured their graduating senior players, the Vikes men’s soccer team earned back-to-back wins and ended the regular season with just one loss. A 2-1 win against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and a 3-1 victory versus the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades means the Vikes finish in 2nd place… Read more »
Dressed in a yellow rain jacket, Billabong toque, and chinos, Michael Baart could easily be mistaken for the frontman of an up-and-coming indie band. In his Vikes jersey, Baart is a top performer, scoring four goals in his first six games, and there doesn’t seem to be any sign of him slowing down.
Vikes draw UBCO, rout TRU, remain unbeaten in seven.