Men’s soccer pick up silver

The Mariner men fell just short in their bid for the provincial soccer championship. The team made it to the gold medal game, but fell to the Douglas Royals 2-1 in penalty kicks at the provincial soccer championships held October 25 and 26 in Squamish. The gold medal match featured the top two teams in … Continued

Men’s basketball dominates season opener

The Mariners’ men’s soccer team opened their season with a decisive victory over their Island rivals, the Camosun Chargers. The game was played Thursday, October 30 at the VIU gym. The game started out close, with the Mariners taking the lead from the opening minute. VIU led after the first quarter, but it wasn’t until … Continued

Mariners pick up weekend sweep

The Mariners’ men’s volleyball team is off to a strong start to the regular season. The team has played six games this season and has been victorious five times. The team’s lone loss on the season was against Camosun in the team’s home opener on October 18 against the Camosun Chargers. The Mariners’ most recent … Continued

Mariners open season with nail biter

The Mariners’ women’s basketball team opened their season on a winning note Thursday, October 30, in the VIU gym. The Mariners’ opponent in their season opener were their Island rivals, the Camosun Chargers. The Mariners got off to a hot start in front of their home fans and looked like they were going to run … Continued

Model United Nations Club at VIU

Vancouver Island University’s Model United Nations (MUN) club has a new leader, Shantel Beute, who is hoping to improve the club’s structure and make it to the MUN conference at the University of British Columbia in January. In the past, MUN didn’t have a set student leader, which left it unorganized at times, Beute said … Continued

Bomb threat at VIU

By Kelly Whitside On October 9 at approximately 4 pm, a bomb threat was called in to Vancouver Island University’s International High School. 75 people were evacuated from buildings 345 and 350. The campus remained closed to all, including buses and students living in residence, until 5:30 pm. Students in class described being startled when … Continued

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