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All stuff tells a story

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In my last article, I asked you to do an exercise: to take a sheet of paper and divide your monthly expenditures into what you need to spend your money on, what you want to spend your money on and what you could save. If you were honest with yourself in making these three columns, then what you have in the “want” column will indicate what you can potentially save to put towards debt reduction.

Advertisements affect eating choices adversely, authors say

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Where do you get your nutritional advice? Inspired by the connection between student health and learning, the authors of the recently published nutrition book Eat to Save Your Life suggest many people are getting their information mainly from advertisements, and that this is affecting their health choices for the worse.

Grizzlies come out 0-2 in weekend games

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The two games were an early season litmus test for the Grizz as both Nanaimo and Coquitlam look to be teams who will vie for the Coastal Conference crown. These squads are looking to bounce back from middle of the pack 2011-12 seasons.

Royals split weekend matches with interior rival

Royals Keegan Kanzig (L) and Ben Walker double team Kamloops forward Rob Trzonkowski on Sunday.

You win some, you lose some. The glass is half full. Taking one game at a time. These clichés all apply to the weekend series the Victoria Royals played at home against provincial rival and number eight ranked Kamloops Blazers in WHL action.

Roaring start for Royals

Royals forward Alex Gogolev scores the game-winning goal against a helpless Vancouver goalie.

The NHL lockout may leave local fans hungering for hockey action, but if the opening weekend of the Victoria Royals is any sign, the local Western Hockey League team will fill in just fine, thank you very much. The second-year team swept a weekend set of games against B.C. rivals the Vancouver Giants, looking much improved from last year’s squad.

Student opts for 20th-century approach to homework

Drew May is trading in his laptop for a typewriter this term.

For all of our automation and time-saving tech, how many of us feel rushed and harried, as if we have no time at all? With the advent of technology that allows a student to write a seven-page history essay in four hours the night before their assignment is due, are we really retaining the information from our classes, or are we merely jumping through hoops? Is the grade we get on that paper really going to reflect what we’ve learned?

Uncommon Cents: Financial swear words worth saying

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This article concerns a set of related concepts behind three swear words. “F—.” No, no, not that one. They are naughty financial words, unspoken in polite conversation and considered gauche in principle, if not strongly counter-cultural. They are “thriftiness,” “frugality” and “savings.”