• The evolution of the moving picture show

    As streaming services continue to gain popularity, the future of the independent movie theatre is uncertain. In this piece, our writer reflects on the nostalgia associated with the traditional independent movie theatre.
  • Library chalkboard covered due to racist comments

    Racism has had a consistent presence in UVic’s public spaces — but opinions remain mixed on how best to deal with the issue.
  • UVic Confessions and Crushes

    Looking back on a year of love, loss, and loaves of milk.
  • Quidditch at UVic

    UVic’s very own Valkyries played nine games in the 2018 Western Regional Quidditch Championships.
  • The case for legalizing drugs

    What do fighting the Taliban, curbing money laundering, reducing addiction rates, and ending the opioid crisis all have in common? Drug legalization.

With Former Lives, Gibbard proves too good for his own good

Former Lives is a lovely album that’s easy to listen to. I can admit that it’s the daunting expectations of listeners like me that sabotage perfectly adequate music produced by more-than-adequate musicians. This time around, Mr. Gibbard, you’re just too good for your own good.

Music Rags: The power of comedy in the face of tragedy

“I named this album LIVE as in ‘to keep not dying’ — not ‘live’ as in ‘I saw her live performance.’ This title not only makes sense to me considering the subject matter, it simply makes me laugh to think of having to correct everyone that pronounces it incorrectly.”

UVic Environmental Law Centre co-chair wins NDP nomination

In a landslide vote, environmental lawyer Murray Rankin won the nomination to be the NDP candidate in the upcoming Victoria byelection. The seat has been vacant since Denise Savoie, who held office as Victoria MP since 2006, announced her resignation on Aug. 23 for health reasons.