Category: Vol. 55, No. 1

Losing Our Minds at Cameron Lake

On their way back from a camping trip in Tofino, a group of friends never imagined that getting stuck on the side of Highway 4 would be the last in a long list of weekend disasters.
With the devastating effects of the summer’s wildfires, unpredictable road closures have caused chaos for those travelling across the island.
But sometimes these things just happen, and it’s the way we deal with them that really matters.

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Orange you glad?

The Navigator is looking a little different this year—not only because of our fresh new colours and overhauled website, but also because we’re facing new challenges that have come along with the world of online journalism.
As we look ahead into the future of The Nav, we’ve gone back to some of our old ways—like sending out monthly newsletters. But we’re also unafraid to try new things and push ourselves to be more creative and expressive with the content that we share.
Follow along as we embrace a new wave of change, growth, and opportunities.

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How WUSC Changes Lives

Join Mike Duddy as he explores VIU’s branch of WUSC (World University Service of Canada), a campus-based student group focused on creating an equitable world through education. Mike explores the impact that WUSC has on refugees who come to VIU and the overall history of the program.

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New Threads

On a search for a new pair of boots? A vintage jacket? Discover the world of second-hand shopping.

Thrift stores are places full of possibilities, unique pieces, and amazing deals. But thrifting is not as simple as retail shopping: it requires stamina, focus, and practice.

Ella shares 6 tips and tricks to navigate her favourite Nanaimo thrift stores.

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