In May 2015, I had the pleasure of attending a model United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Strategy Role Play in St. Gallen, Switzerland, organized by the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS). Held at the Executive Campus of St. Gallen University, perched on a picturesque hilltop overlooking a meadow filled with wildflowers,… Read more »
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The necks of your trusty and tipsy correspondents were not the only things baking in the sun at the Great Canadian Beer Festival; the culture of the festival itself stewed in the heat. Beer Fest is a mash of surreal pop culture references and graphic tees; consuming a steady stream of 4oz. samplers was all… Read more »
Places to study on campus, ranked Being a new student at UVic introduces you to a flurry of new things, especially if you’re living on campus. There’s new people to meet, Vikes games to cheer at, icebreaker games to awkwardly take part in, and bus routes to figure out. But at the end of the… Read more »
Margaret went outside and shot the chickens through the fence. “That was the last of our summer home,” she sighed, slinging the hot shotgun over her shoulder. She turned from the silent coop and walked dusty across the sparse front lawn. Dooban sat on the steps of the porch, leaning back on his elbows with… Read more »
Local photographer Michelle Rachel captures life on the island in all its majesty with this dazzling selection of photos. To see more of Michelle’s work, go to her website at: www.michellerachelphoto.com.
June 2014, a few days after finally receiving my BA, I received a Facebook message out of the blue inviting me to the wedding of my host brother, whose room I lived in while teaching overseas and he was out of the country for university. I may not have known him very well, but a… Read more »
In comics: Exploring the industrial side of Victoria.
Week 1 – Asana: Creating Ease in Body We use bear breath in the gorilla pose, then transition into curved dolphins. Our summer camp cool-down activity is yoga. My 9-year-old camper with an autism spectrum disorder has a fixation with animals — mostly underwater creatures. When he’s elevated, we spend at least a half hour writing out… Read more »
The red floral pattern of her dress mimicked the spring weather as I gingerly opened the door to Georgina Hope’s Family and Gender Studies class at Victoria High School. Her smile was as warm as the sun that shone through the windows, and the classroom was buzzing with energy; purple sheets of paper asking “Why… Read more »
Reporting by Gwen Rosser
Photos by Hugo Wong