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One of Victoria nightlife’s most beloved events of the year declares: Indie Sleaze is back, baby!

If I wear my Raybans from 2007 and dance really hard… will 2024 just go away? It’s 10 p.m. on a Thursday night in Victoria, B.C. and at Hermann’s Upstairs,…
AI

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.
Repatriation

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. 
UVic pet cafe

‘They emit so much love’: Pet Cafe brings community and connection to campus

"They emit so much love," says one student who attends UVic's Pet Cafe each Wednesday at the Multifaith Centre.
Bob Wright

Wright and wrong: The dark history behind UVic’s ocean, earth, and atmospheric sciences building

A ruthless businessman, keen developer, and extractive profiteer, Bob Wright’s long career undermines his contribution to UVic. 
Climate crisis

The UVic community is grappling with the cultural dimensions of the climate crisis

The climate crisis is inspiring students and members of the UVic community to develop their personal relationships with the land.
Sex ed

Sex ed is under fire — it is also our best defence against sexualized violence

The solution to the sexualized violence problem that runs rampant on university campuses is education around consent. 
ORCASat

ORCASat: How UVic students took an idea from campus to space

At 3 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2022 Levente Buzás counted down the seconds until ORCASat would be released into space.
Illustration by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Is the only option for treatment to leave Victoria?

It was a Wednesday evening in December. Dylan Samuels was riding his bike home from a floor hockey game when he saw a figure on a bike looming on the…

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