coronavirus

What will the aftereffects of COVID-19 be?

It’s difficult to imagine what tomorrow will bring, much less what the world could look like when COVID-19 is eventually under control. What lessons will the world learn from this…

Could this ultimately be good for us?

"As a great paper salesman once said, “We need a new plague.” Now that we have one, let’s take the opportunity to think about what positive change our species can…

Victoria group coming together to make over 1 600 sandwiches for homeless

The day Paul Logan delivered his first sandwich as part of “the Sandwich Initiative” was supposed to be his last day of work before retirement. However, due to the COVID-19…
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Protect your community, support local businesses

"Unity and solidarity are more important than ever. Now is the time for us to band together and find a way to keep each other afloat while society struggles to…

In the kingdom of the coronavirus, the social outcast is king

I have observed a number of persons beginning to catalogue their riveting new lives across social media, and in these, one cannot help but observe a trend of gradually-evolving but…

Tough decisions for international students during COVID-19

Facing an ever-growing list of flight cancellations and border closures, international students studying at the University of Victoria face difficult choices amidst the uncertainty caused by the global pandemic. Do…
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Award-winning Whistle Buoy Brewing Company founded on sustainability and local connections

Since entering the Victoria craft beer scene in June 2019, Whistle Buoy Brewing Company has supported sustainable practices and local sourcing and has already won a BC Beer Award. During…

Maintaining good mental health in a pandemic

Things, to say the very least, are stressful at the moment. However, we’ve compiled some tips to help you maintain good mental health during the pandemic.

UVic instructors adapting to online teaching despite quick turnaround

When UVic announced earlier this month that the university would be transitioning away from face-to-face classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, instructors had to think fast. While the rest of their…