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UVic professor, students feeling impact of ongoing Hong Kong protests

As protests in Hong Kong continue, tensions have grown in Victoria and Vancouver between pro-democracy supporters and pro-China supporters. Peaceful demonstrations have quickly turned aggressive between these two groups, causing…

What B.C.’s money laundering discussion could mean for UVic

Money laundering has become a hot-button topic in B.C. politics over the last couple of months, but what exactly caused the most recent frantic discussion surrounding its threat to our…

Traditional tattoos of northwest coast First Nations celebrated at Vancouver gallery

The Bill Reid Gallery collaborated with First Nations tattoo artists from the northwest coast to celebrate the history of cultural tattooing ‘Body Language’ is an exhibition at the Bill Reid…

Harrison Brome’s Vancouver R&B blues

Musician’s emotional music on full display in new EP Harrison Brome is a different type of musician emerging from Vancouver, B.C. He was born with a learning disability and was…

New name, same great music from Nick Murphy

Artist formerly known as Chet Faker played Vancouver recently It’s been a long time since the 2011 release of the “No Diggity” cover that catapulted the Australian artist Chet Faker…

North Vancouver builds addiction recovery house

On Dec. 18, North Vancouver began building its first licensed recovery house for women suffering from alcohol and drug addiction. Much of the funding received for the project has been…

Vancouver Fashion Week forecasts haute looks for spring and summer 2014

Victoria’s leaves are beginning to fall and cooler breezes are blowing across campus, but over on the mainland temperatures were rising at Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW). From Sept.16–21, VFW, one…

Mainland fiddler not in the mainstream

The first time I saw violin-looping sorceress Hannah Epperson, I was in awe. Where did the girl making all this new, wonderful noise come from? Turns out she has been…

Kitsilano coast guard station to close in spring 2013

Concerned groups say fewer marine units a public safety concern, likely to endanger lives