Arrthy Thayaparan

Arrthy is a graduate student at UBC’s School of Journalism, Writing, and Media. She hopes to use her platform to share stories on science and of marginalized communities. As a self-proclaimed dessert connoisseur, you can find her surrounded by snacks and failed baking attempts.


Election 2021: Taking on housing

In one of Canada's hottest housing markets, how the major parties are going to offer a leg up


Victoria’s crime severity index went up. What does that mean?

The number reflects crime type, population size, and this year, possibly the effects of the pandemic


New research strikes a balance between the Wuikinuxv Nation, salmon, and the grizzly bears

Scientists and the First Nation say grizzly bear diets could be largely protected if the human salmon catch were decreased by 10%


Rage, red, removed: Understanding the future of Victoria’s monuments

Experts explore ways to productively move forward and contextualize monuments


OCPs, affordable housing, and the perfect Victoria: Capital Daily’s first Community Council session

Panelists discussed how increased density and broadscale upzoning would change communities


Increase in rental prices leads to a surge of ‘creative’ housing solutions in Victoria

Frustrated tenants are looking outside of the city for affordable housing or considering exploring alternative solutions instead