The Martlet talks to students at the McKinnon Gym and its surroundings
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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.
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.
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.
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?
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.”
Shoes are in this year; for those who don’t speak the language of fashion, this means they are this year’s moneymakers in Canada’s fashion retail industry.
Many full-time students (and workers) may dread long trips to the grocery store, or simply don’t have time to go. In Victoria, however, some companies and organizations will help people make healthy food choices without the customer even leaving their home.
If you’re a competitive athlete entering school at UVic, or would like to pick up a sport while you are here, there are plenty of sporting options to choose from, from varsity soccer to recreational curling.
The strange irony of sex in a monogamous relationship