The social media vortex

Above: 📷 via canfocus.com By contributor Kelly Whiteside Time I started writing this article: 3:24pm. Time I finished writing this article: 9:47pm. Time actually spent writing this article: 32 minutes. Time spent scrolling through…

Why art?

By Arts Editor Cheryl Folland As the semester comes to a close, stress runs high. This week I interviewed people asking how art, whether created or observed, as helped them. What causes art in its various mediums to speak to people’s…

Dirtyin’ The Nav: Accessing sex

By columnist Diana Pearson Expressing sexuality and finding intimacy are incredibly important for health and well-being. But let’s be honest—many conversations about sex prioritize able-bodied sexual beings, leaving people who have…

News in a nutshell

By News Editor Aislinn Cottell WHAT On April 12, VIU Sustainability is hosting researcher Jackie Hildering, from the Marine Education and Research Society, to speak about humpback whales WHERE Nanaimo Campus Malaspina Theatre 7 – 8:30…