Posts Categorized: Culture

UVSS welcomes students back with local music at Frost Fest

The chance for students to combine UVic spirit with downtown nightlife and get classy is a rare one, and one that the inaugural Winter Frost Fest is offering on Jan. 24. The semi-formal event welcomes students back from the winter break with a party at the Strathcona Hotel the night on Jan. 24. The lineup… Read more »

Liquid Diet: Mama . . . what?

On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, I discovered the country’s national drink is called mamajuana. Yes, it sounds just like that — “mama wanna.” Now, I know what you’re thinking, because I thought the same thing: the Spanish pronunciation sounds oddly sexual to the English-honed ear. Something about the wanna, maybe. Turns out,… Read more »