“We usually do a boys’ trip up to Tofino — little bit of drinking, a lot of surfing.”
Hawksley Workman on wakefulness through musical experimentation
I hate Halloween. There are plenty of holidays I’m a big fan of. Thanksgiving, Canada Day — hell, being Jewish just opens up the floodgates of extra holidays. These are opportunities to bring people together, to party and hang out and take the focus off of our busy lives, to appreciate why we do all… Read more »
Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin focuses on education during trip to the East
The B.C. government has announced a plan to offer free, online textbooks to university students across the province beginning as early as next year. The province will be the first in Canada to introduce this measure.
Labour action began last month at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, the University of Victoria, the University of Northern B.C. and Royal Roads University. Some workers have been without an agreement for two years.
Gluten-free diets trending in Victoria, but for some, avoiding gluten is necessary
The biennial exhibition Guy Vetrie Memorial Tournament took place from Oct. 19–21 this year, honouring one of UVic’s most celebrated coaches of all time.
In the immortal words of Spiderman’s Uncle Ben (possibly paraphrasing Voltaire): With great power comes great responsibility — a humbling concept for any journalist.
Cry away your monster makeup. Wallow through your sugar hangover. It’s time to take a black or orange marker to your calendar — let it squeak in sadness — and note the next best day of your life: one whole year from now.