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UVic says divestment from Israel-associated companies is ‘complex’

Pro-Palestine encampment demands divestment, but UVic says the process is "complex" and turns to investment policy instead.

Pro-Palestinian encampment pitched on UVic quad

People's Park demands UVic divests; University says encampment goes against policy and shuts buildings early.

The Martlet is hiring 2024 summer staff

The Martlet is hiring two part-time senior staff writers and one part-time staff editor for a May to August work term. 


The Martlet is hiring 2024 summer staff

The Martlet is hiring two part-time senior staff writers and one part-time staff editor for a May to August work term. 

Sydney Sweeney and the tale of the blonde bombshell 

Sydney Sweeney is Hollywood’s newest occupant of a tired old stereotype. The blonde bombshell has been done.
Dating apps

The downfall of dating apps

My best recommendation is to skip the dating apps, however tempting they may be. The data supports taking it slow, forming friendships first.


Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to Victoria

The prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition has returned to the Royal BC Museum, running from March 1 to June 2. It displays the incredible work of photographers from…
Late Night with the Devil

‘Late Night with the Devil’ promises low-budget ‘70s camp and it delivers

Horror comedy Late Night with the Devil, starring David Dastmalchian, depicts a late-night show gone awry in low-budget 70s camp fashion.

A conversation with Amy Frank about her latest exhibition

Amy Frank is a Victoria-based artist whose exhibition, The Wisdom of Wonderland, is currently on display at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre. She recently sat down with the Martlet to…

Sports | Lifestyle

Finding Victoria’s best chocolate chip cookie

Victoria is littered with amazing bakeries and cafés, and each one has their own unique take on the chocolate chip cookie. But all of these options can get so overwhelming! Don’t…

The best writing tools for every — and I mean every — situation

If you’re looking for a fun, artistic pen to jazz up a festive birthday card, I recommend the Metallic Sakura Gelly Roll. They come with a 0.8 mm tip, which…

The best used bookstores in and around Victoria

Everything seems to be getting more expensive, and books are no exception. When paperbacks can cost upward of $20 each, buying new books isn’t always an option. At that price,…



The changing face of financial fraud

It’s time to look at whether Canadians are prepared for the changing landscape of financial scams powered by AI.

Long awaited returns: How the repatriation of treasures in B.C. creates ripples of change 

Repatriation is the return of Indigenous objects to their communities of origin, often from institutions that obtained them without consent.

‘World changing’: Drag provides freedom from binaries for Victoria’s LGBTQ+ community 

Though not always safe from hate, drag shows provide queer folk with refuge and the opportunity to explore and embrace their identities. 


2024 has been the worst, and it’s all because of astrology

Have you barely made it to the end of this semester all in one piece? Has this year been a shit storm of drama and emotional turbulence? Well, you’re not…

Hell is a UVic Cluster party 

The time I spent partying at UVic that fateful fall semester in 2021 is time I’ll never get back. UVic students had the devil in them, and the liquor let…

Which water bottle are you based on your astrology sign? 

If you've heard about the insane Stanley cup craze, it might come as no surprise that I need to write an astrology piece on it.

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