Connecting cities’ dots of climate change

If a picture says a thousand words, people said a lot about climate change on May 5. Through the environmental activist website 350.org, concerned citizens from around the world took part in a day of climate action called Connect the Dots.

UVic alumnus floats on okay

The most recent to add to the UVic’s Department of Writing’s literary yield is Yasuko Thanh, who earned both her B.A. and M.F.A. in Creative Writing from UVic. Last month she launched her first collection of short stories, Floating Like the Dead.

Playground fight fuels play

God of Carnage speaks to the ironic evolution — or devolution — of human beings through satirical humor and carefully foiled characters.

The Mighty Spoon: Pretty in pink

Salmon, that is. For a long time, my only real knowledge of how to make fish involved the use of a can opener and some sharp cheddar; but while a tuna melt is great, it can get a little boring after a while.

The new Hollywood superhero: The Bystander

Since the release of The Avengers — a superhero flick that unites multiple Marvel characters and marks the culmination of decades of marketing — Hollywood executives have been scratching their pates. They wonder: which hero is next?