Posts Categorized: Sports | Lifestyle

Grizzlies penned up at home


After three weekends of not playing on the road, the BCHL’s Victoria Grizzlies were looking forward to playing inside the home confines of the Bear Mountain Arena in Colwood. However, following a tie to the last place team in the league Sept. 27 and an outright loss on Sept. 28, perhaps the road may be… Read more »

The winding road from small-town kid to UVic soccer star

He’s been the face of UVic men’s soccer for the past two years, bringing the Vikes their fifth all-time national championship along with back-to-back playoff appearances. Now, in his third year, midfielder Cam Hundal continues to lead the UVic squad as they begin their pursuit of the 2013 title. While many know of his accomplishments… Read more »

Five-or-more-year degrees the norm at UVic?

My winding path through university has led me to transfer from UVic to Queen’s University and back to UVic in the span of five years. Spending time at universities on both sides of the country has opened my eyes to the many differences in campus cultures across Canada. Most notably, it seems that students I’ve… Read more »

Physical in physics

n the best possible university scenario, classes should be the best part of your day. Whether or not they actually are is another matter. Here’s the thing about classes: classes are great. Classes are cool. In classes, you get to sit with a bunch of like-minded individuals and talk about a really specific facet of… Read more »

UVic men’s rugby team looks forward to a strong season

The UVic men’s rugby team kicked off their season with a pair of big wins. On Sept. 13, the Vikes defeated regional rival James Bay Athletic Association 28-17, and on Sept. 22 the Vikes took down the Castaway Wanderers in convincing fashion 45-10. James Bay AA defeated the Vikes in April, 57-24, to end the… Read more »

Vikes give rookies ice time in the 2013-14 BCIHL season

The UVic men’s hockey team is looking to kick start their 2013-14 regular B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season with a win tomorrow night against Thompson River University. The Vikes recently finished their training camp and there’s a mix of both new faces and returning veterans. Of the 26 Vikes, 13 of them are rookies… Read more »

Can cell service in Canada get more expensive?

You’re probably well aware that Canadians pay among the highest cell phone rates in the world. In fact, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Canada ranked 32 out of the world’s leading 34 industrialized countries for expense of data-only smartphone plans. This kind of data doesn’t settle very well with most… Read more »