Week of December 6
Posts Categorized: Opinions
Applaud Canada’s previous soccer success as we prepare for the 2015 World Cup
Our democracy is predicated upon the principle that we, as citizens, cast a ballot for our preferred candidate in an election. To do this, we must have knowledge of the various parties and candidates who are running.
On Nov. 12, former Canucks icon Pavel Bure was finally given a spot in the prestigious Hockey Hall of Fame after six years of being passed up by the selection committee.
Week of November 29
Dec. 3 marks the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Here at UVic, there are approximately 950 students either self-declared or declared by the provincial or federal governments as persons with disabilities.
In April 2010, a massive oil spill blighted the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of an explosion on the deep-sea drilling rig Deepwater Horizon. Extensive damage to marine life, coastal industry and the livelihoods of thousands of Americans characterized the Deepwater Horizon spill — the largest oil spill in United States history.
Supreme Court rules B.C. school system discriminated against dyslexic student
He stands there looking like something out of Ghostbusters, an intruder in our neighbourhood. He’s wearing battle gear — giant goggles, ear protectors and a baseball cap. He looks proud and important as he grasps the powerful, metallic, two-stroke phallus with his right hand, blasting away any debris impudent enough to disturb the pristine driveway.
On Nov. 1, children everywhere awaken with the excitement of digging into their Halloween candy from the night before. Students awaken with hangovers and trails of their costume makeup on their pillows. Halloween is over, but the memories of dressing up and listening to “Monster Mash” are still fresh.