Pension funds of big public companies, such as universities, manage billions of dollars invested in corporations worldwide. With UVic’s efforts to become more sustainable, the topic of socially responsible investing (SRI) is a timely one. Common Energy, a student organization with the goal of making UVic more sustainable, started a project to push for SRI… Read more »
When students use ADHD medications as study drugs, one group loses out: those who actually have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
If your ears have been tuned to the web at all these last few months, you’ve heard plenty of invective about male and female gender roles.
Week of December 6
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.”
Vancouver’s 30 Days of Kindness blogger, Marc Smith, made a blitz trip to the Island Nov. 26–28, leaving surprised passersby with free treats and smiles in his wake.
A final stand on the myth of the male sex drive
MUSIC Friday, Dec. 14 The Jon and Roy Holiday Special John and Roy headline this holiday show with guests Frazey Ford, Wake Owl, Kim Churchill and The Archers. Sounds like a folkin’ good show to me. When I think of “Holiday Special with guests,” I can’t shake the image of a cheesy ‘80s TV sitcom… Read more »
WASHINGTON D.C. — Following a brief meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper yesterday afternoon, President Barack Obama announced that America will proceed with a controversial plan to import Canadian humour to the American market at production-level prices.
With 2012 almost in the books, we recap UVic’s athletics and preview 2013