With his white, puffy hair, one would never peg Ron Jacks as a Canadian swimming legend. Although Jacks, over the past 50 years, has helped define Canadian swimming as a coach and as a swimmer, he is a modest man. Born in Winnipeg on Jan. 23, 1948, Jacks began swimming as a child. At the… Read more »
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Graeme Barber, fourth year Education:
“I’m looking forward to World Junior hockey come Boxing Day. With the lockout, I am missing hockey. I’ll probably shred some powder up at Whistler this break. If it snows in Vancouver, I’ll try to go tobogganing with my cousins.”
A final stand on the myth of the male sex drive
With 2012 almost in the books, we recap UVic’s athletics and preview 2013
The rink lights burn, the ice gleams, the puck drops.
The Martlet took a stroll through UVic’s own local community market, held in the Michèle Pujol room of the Student Union Building (SUB) on Oct. 24. Upon visiting various booths at the market, we learned about health, organic gardening, and ways in which high-tech ideas can help people with something as lo-tech as gathering fruit… Read more »
Buying a new bicycle can cost $400 and up. At a fraction of that price, members of the UVic community can borrow a refurbished bicycle through a bike loan and rental program at UVic called SPOKES (Student Promotion of Kickstands Etc. Salvaging).
University athletes looking to take their game to the next level might want to consider how much sleep they are getting. When it comes to that final shot, save or return, an extra wink of sleep can make all the difference. Pat Byrne is the vice president of Fatigue Science, an international sleep management company… Read more »
After grueling season, UVic’s women’s soccer team nabs hardware
The top five places in Victoria to cure your lonesome blues