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Six sports, two competitors, one legendary contest

The Legends Cup: UBC vs. UVic Since UVic’s early days as Victoria College, a deep rivalry has existed between the Vikes and UBC’s Thunderbirds. Before UVic became an independent institution…

Decontrustructing UVic’s 65.9 per cent graduation rate

Homesickness. Depression. Missing one’s partner. A better program elsewhere. All are valid reasons to leave a university, but none are apparent through statistics alone. According to a study published by…

Vikes teams head into championship month

November is a stressful month for most students, with midterms in full swing and finals not too far away. For plenty of varsity athletes, however, November means something entirely different:…

UBC Writing controversy hits close to home as UVic profs sign letter

Both current and former UVic Writing department faculty members have signed a controversial open letter in support of Steven Galloway, the former UBC Creative Writing chair. Galloway was fired last…

Field school learning provides real-world education

Through working in a lab, I’ve met the most intelligent, passionate and inspirational people I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. Plus, by creating the website I am about…

My introduction to ultimate frisbee at UVic

Ultimate frisbee, known simply as “ultimate,” is growing in popularity throughout North America, with USAultimate.org reporting that there has been a 49.2 per cent increase in memberships from 2009 to…

Men’s season kicks off: Vikes defeated 3-1 in opener

It was a hard-fought 90 minutes, but the Vikes men’s soccer team were defeated in the season opener by the UBC T-Birds by a score of 3-1.

Season opening success for UVic women: Vikes win 2-1 against UBC

The match started with strong passing and team cohesion from the T-Birds alongside moments of danger as a result of strong counterattacks on an apprehensive UVic defense.