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Vegan pumpkin pie

A creamy treat for the vegans on campus, this recipe has a stronger pumpkin flavour than traditional pumpkin pie. 3 cups pureed pumpkin (without added sugar or spices) 3/4 cup non-dairy milk 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp oil 1…

Oh, the places you could go

Despite what most Canadian maps seem to suggest, Vancouver Island contains more than just Victoria and Nanaimo. The following off-the-beaten-path towns and parks are only a car drive (and sometimes a ferry ride) away from our Nanaimo…

Get thee to nature

It’s often said that getting out into nature is one of the best ways to reduce stress. Take a break from studying, relax, and recharge in one of these beautiful locations: Westwood Lake An eight minute bus ride from VIU, this beautiful lake…