Study warns of smartphone addiction

WINDSOR (CUP) —A new survey suggests Canadians are becoming addicted to their smartphones; good news for those in the business, but phone dependency is a real problem. Wind Mobile commissioned an online survey to be done by Vision Critical of 1,501 Canadians to determine what they would give up in order to keep their smartphones…. Read more »

Idle No More: UVic to Toronto

  Thursday and Friday saw more Idle No More protests across Canada. Thursday at UVic, a demonstration was held in the Bus Exchange, interrupting service at the university. Friday saw a large crowd gather in downtown Toronto.   http://storify.com/TheMartlet/idle-no-more-at-uvic-and-toronto

R. Luongo and the Canadian Dream

A new collective bargaining agreement has been tentatively reached between NHL players and owners, salvaging this year’s NHL season. In light of this, a question has resurfaced in the minds of Canucks fans: what is to become of Bobby Lou? Ridiculed by fans and the media in times of lackluster performance, worshipped and revered by… Read more »

Eco Tip #5 The student’s new clothes

Clothes are just awesome: they keep us warm, they protect us and they are a way of showing the world our individuality. But as fun as it is to develop a certain style, it is also important to shop first and foremost with our heads, not with our credit cards. Otherwise, we’ll end up with… Read more »

Board Briefs: Electoral office, Society for Students with a Disability present at Jan. 7 board meeting

The UVic Students’ Society (UVSS) electoral office made a presentation about the Nov. 29 referendum process to the UVSS Board of Directors (BoD) on Jan. 7. The referendum passed with 52.03 per cent in favour of establishing a dedicated fee for renovations to the Student Union Building (SUB) and Felicita’s, UVic’s campus bar. No formal… Read more »