Posts By: Kier Robins

Following Brian’s Bliss

I have a confession to make: I wasn’t one of Brian Hendricks’ better students. I didn’t film the outside of his house in the dead of night and drop the film in the mailbox to get an A. In fact, I used to heckle him, and honestly, he gave as good as he got. I… Read more »

Karaoke night still going strong

On Thursday nights at Felicita’s, you can either find your own voice or enjoy a dose of schadenfreude when karaoke takes over the UVSS pub after 9 p.m. While enjoying a plate of decent wings and a discount bottle of domestic, it is a toss up whether a Journey cover will keep you believing, or not.

BCTF votes to accept “A Fair Deal”

On Thursday, September 18, 84 per cent of 31 000 B.C. teachers voted in favour of accepting Tuesday’s tentative deal between the feuding B.C. Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) and the Government Bargaining unit (BCPSEA). Most importantly for students and families, kids will be “enjoying” their first week back at school since mid-June.

BBQ Heaven at Esquimalt RibFest

As the 15x dropped me a very short walk around Country Grocer, the smell of mesquite smoke and grilled pork began to dominate the air around Bullen Park in Esquimalt. For any size donation, one can enjoy the competition as five great ribbers vie for the public’s votes on who will be the people’s favorite… Read more »

Bus loop expansion opens to fanfare

After three months of construction, UVic opened its new 10-bay bus loop on Sept. 4 in the presence of local and provincial government representatives, as well as members of the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC). UVSS Chairperson Kayleigh Erickson MCed the event, attended by officials, press, and a few students.

Revisiting Oz: 21st Century children take a 20th Century teacher back over the rainbow

The Wizard of Oz Directed by: Victor Fleming Starring: Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Margaret Hamilton Last summer, while Aidan and Isabela were volunteering with my LEGO Robotics workshop at Mosaic Learning Centre for Children with Autism, I thought it would be interesting to get their perspective in film reviews. We thought… Read more »