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Peacock Billiards, photo by Ashlee Levy.

Five local bars in Victoria to try

Local breweries, dancefloors, and eateries are open for nightlife Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing up, people are flooding to the downtown core eager to get back out and enjoy…
Wheelchair basketball, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

A guide to accessible sport in Victoria

The Paralympics are upon us, with opening ceremonies taking place on March 4. With the televising of these inspiring athletes comes an increase in awareness for adapted and inclusive athletics.…
Cord Clemens, photo sourced from govikesgo.com.

Vikes welcome basketball dynasty alumni to Sports Hall of Fame

The University of Victoria Vikes have welcomed new inductees to the 2022 Sports Hall of Fame. The late Vikes basketball alumnus Cord Clemens has been selected to join the collective…

The Pet Café provides comfort for UVic students in times of need

As students at UVic busily run from class-to-class and work hard on their assignments, they might be ‘feline’ a bit stressed out.

A pandemic Olympics led to shaky performance for Canadian figure skater

Canadian figure skater Roman Sadovsky took as many precautions as necessary to ensure he would be safe to compete at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics this month.
Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Five books to read for Black History Month and beyond

While Black History Month is nearly over, it’s important to read books by Black authors every month of the year. Here are a few books I’ve recently read that were…
Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Chronic stress in the pandemic: Why we feel this way and how to cope with it

Flip-flopping restrictions. New sub-variants. Never-ending uncertainty. These are the parameters that have defined our lives for two years. It’s normal to feel stressed out and unsafe nowadays, yet it does…
Graphic provided by UVic Education Student Equity Advocates.

Learning inclusivity: a review of a UVic Ed Student Equity workshop

It takes a lot to make me feel uncomfortable, but being made aware of my privilege in society will certainly do the trick.
Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Ten books to read about the diverse world of sex-positivity

Sex-positivity is the mindset that sex should be healthy and pleasurable for everyone. It gives people the space to empower and explore their sexuality with curiosity, not judgment or shame.…