For all of our automation and time-saving tech, how many of us feel rushed and harried, as if we have no time at all? With the advent of technology that allows a student to write a seven-page history essay in four hours the night before their assignment is due, are we really retaining the information from our classes, or are we merely jumping through hoops? Is the grade we get on that paper really going to reflect what we’ve learned?
A lot of you probably don’t know this because you’re on Facebook all day instead of contributing to society, but some people have jobs.
In 2012, UVic Biology/Geography student Travis Muir went to Bolivia for five weeks to volunteer at an ecological reserve and rehabilitation centre that houses jaguars, pumas, ocelots and a variety of birds and monkeys.
These days, there’s a lot of hype around online crowd-funding websites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter, where creative types can solicit donations for various projects from people all over the world.
Go eat at Pizzeria Prima Strada. The subsequent paragraphs will describe in detail why you should visit one of their two locations, but if you only have time to read my introduction, here’s a quick point: they don’t use pineapple as a topping.
As much as I’ve genuinely tried and wanted to, I’ve never understood Current Swell’s appeal.
Well-documented nudity not just for young British royalty anymore
On Sept. 11, the Capital Regional District (CRD) held its EcoStar awards ceremony celebrating businesses, organizations and individuals who have led the way in environmentally conscious initiatives.
After almost two years of negotiations and two weeks of job action, UVic union employees intensified their job action before returning to the bargaining table on Sept. 18.
This article concerns a set of related concepts behind three swear words. “F—.” No, no, not that one. They are naughty financial words, unspoken in polite conversation and considered gauche in principle, if not strongly counter-cultural. They are “thriftiness,” “frugality” and “savings.”