Posts Categorized: Humour

PHOTO ESSAY: In search of the UVic Edge

“You’ll tell them the next thing will be better because it always is.” — Don Draper ”I’m on the edge of glory, and I’m hanging on a moment of truth.” — Lady Gaga One year ago, UVic President Jamie Cassels unveiled the UVic Edge: a thesis statement for the university to parade around campus letting… Read more »

I got high and asked why UVic’s Webmail looks so ’90s

I met my guide, Don, a middle-aged systems administrator with dad jeans and a friendly mustache in an unknown wing of the Clearihue basement. I walked over to shake his hand and felt my feet melt into the floor from that dank kush I bought from my roommate. He opened the first door and walked past… Read more »

Not all of us are assholes, but all of us have one

Letting one rip. Shooting the breeze. Breaking wind. Cuttin’ the cheese. Farting. Reading that, I bet you felt discomforted. Why is that? We all know we fart, so what’s the big deal? Once while waiting in the airport security line, the man in front of me farted and suddenly became very engrossed with his phone…. Read more »

Stand on me: Linguistics of love

Would you date someone who is a native speaker of a language that you were in the process of learning? It can be difficult enough to communicate in my first language without a few cups of strong coffee, but since I like a challenge and I have a high threshold for embarrassment, so I have… Read more »