• 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.

Wingin’ it: where to find wings in Victoria

With thousands of eateries in Greater Victoria, where a rich and diverse cultural melting pot never stops bubbling over, variety truly is the spice of life. In fact, our fair city holds the rather impressive distinction of hosting the second-highest number of dining establishments per capita for the entire continent — ranking just below San Francisco. 

What space travel could do for the minds of the masses

I recently read an article on dailygalaxy.com (“Space Euphoria: Do our brains change when we travel in outer space?”) that revealed a significant number of astronauts who have travelled into outer space have experienced what could be called a “spiritual awakening.”

Growing pains: There’s no shame in shame

Our generation flails around a lot trying to figure out who we should be. One of the reasons we do this is because of that line we were told as kids about being an individual. We’re told not to be ashamed of who we are, and that we all have value.