Posts Categorized: Sports | Lifestyle

Get thrifty with it

A non-exhaustive list of some of Victoria’s thrift stores for the sustainable shopper As Millennial and Gen-Z university students, we know that thrifting is the best way to get that Urban Outfitters, vintage aesthetic without paying a semester’s tuition, your right arm, and your firstborn. Buying second-hand is also more sustainable; it’s a great way… Read more »

In it to WIN it

Local non-profit Women in Need is helping women in Victoria in a variety of areas “There is a change coming in the lives of girls and women. But it is up to us to make it come.” -Alice Munro Need an inexpensive but brand-new Crooks and Castles jacket? A cityscape patterned vintage tie? Maybe a… Read more »

How to kick those Winter Blues to the curb

Tips and tricks for staying on top of your mental health this season As the sun sets, I glance over at the clock to see it is only 4:23 p.m. I sigh and lean over my laptop to type away at yet another final research paper. The season of dark days and cold nights is… Read more »

Brooms, bludgers, and bruises

The 'snitch' tackles a UBC player in the Semi-Final match. Photo by Devon Bidal, Senior Staff Writer.

UVic hosts the 2018 Western Regional Quidditch Championships Quidditch, a game from the Harry Potter series, was brought to life on the artificial turf fields outside CARSA this weekend. A crisp fall wind bit at the cheeks of the athletes as they whipped around the pitch straddling their brooms, competing for gold at the 2018… Read more »

The army reserves want YOU!

(And you might want them, too) Master Corporals Owen Seginson and Brendan Morton of 39 Service Battalion arrived outside the Student Union Building on Sept. 28 with a Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) and their recruitment faces on. Their goal: to inform students about the opportunities available to them in the Canadian Army Reserve Force…. Read more »

Curtain falls on Vikes Men’s first act

Men’s soccer team see the end of the fall season as they will not continue on to playoffs The Vikes Men’s soccer team narrowly missed a Canada West playoff berth on Sunday, Oct. 20, with a 1-4 loss to the Thompson Rivers WolfPack. The match at the Kamloops Hillside Stadium was a must-win for the… Read more »

Scientists look to give universities and students an edge on campus safety

Undercover Colors’ handheld tablet allows individuals to test their drink quickly and efficiently One U.S. startup company is looking to revolutionize drug tampering and campus safety systems for schools in Canada and the United States with the introduction of a new portable test for decreasing the risk of being drugged and sexually assaulted. Undercover Colors,… Read more »

Weed it and weep

Chicken soup for the cannabis lover’s soul Arrive late to a potluck and you might get really stoned. Okay, so what would YOU do if the kale salad and lasagna were all gone, the nachos were down to crumbs, and all that was left was a glowing plate of homemade — and, unsuspectingly, homegrown —… Read more »

Sativa for studying

Is cannabis the new study aid? Disclaimer: Cannabis consumption is not recommended for those under the age of 19. This article is based solely on the opinion of the author, and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the MPS. This article should not replace the recommendations of medical professionals. Monster energy drinks, Americanos, and… Read more »