Back to school guide

I hope your summer was spent in a wake of freedom, bright with the knowledge that after a few short sun-filled (and briefly, smoke-filled) days you would be trudging up the good ol’ VIU stairs. If you are new to VIU—maybe fresh out of…

Milner Gardens: A VIU retreat

As a child I grew up in garden tearooms. I was sure that my grandmother, an immigrant from Holland, lived in a large house with glass walls and flowers creeping up to the roof. When we would visit her, she would take my little sister and I…

Women in Refrigerators

Although women exist in the comic book genre, they do not have a history of being treated well—a bit useless, scantily-clad, and often used as love interests and conflict arousers. While this isn’t true of the ladies featured in a new,…