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The tragedy at King George Terrace, and what’s happened since

This story deals with domestic violence and may be difficult for some to read. Even with greater awareness around sexualized violence following #MeToo, domestic violence remains a pressing issue. Changes…

The Artlet: A showcase of student art and poetry

The Martlet is revisiting a section from our paper in the 80’s that showcased student art and writing with the hopes of inspiring students to explore their creative sides. This…

Vulvodynia: Why a condition that affects one in six North American women is ignored, under-researched, and underfunded

Though vulvodynia, chronic pain affecting the vulvar area, affects one in six North American women at some point in their lives, it receives disproportionately low funding, publicity, and research. Some…

Why Kolin Sutherland-Wilson can’t stay quiet

UVic student’s week-long protest draws attention to movement against pipeline project in northwestern B.C. It’s 1997, and Art Wilson has work to do. Art usually finds himself in the background,…

So you think you can afford a home in Victoria?

Our writer broke down how much it costs to live in Victoria — one of Canada’s most expensive cities — after graduation. The cost of living in Victoria is barely…

Eat, drink, and be merry: The Martlet’s favourite holiday recipes

As the holidays approach, the Martlet decided to share some of our holiday baking (and sipping) traditions in the hope that they’ll inspire you to try them out or find…

A progress report for the 2019 UVSS Board of Directors

We’re nearly halfway through the semester — nights are growing darker, reading break is a distant memory, and finals are too close for comfort. This, of course, means only one…

PHOTO ESSAY | On the site of the Little Big House build

This fall, a group of over 115 volunteer students and community members came together at UVic to build a tiny home for Ma’amtagila matriarch Tsastilqualus. The project was the second…
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Celebrated Vikes Women’s Rowing Head Coach under investigation for abuse and harassment

UVic hired an alumnus and Olympian to coach the Vikes Women’s Rowing Team. When the abuse allegations began, the university allegedly delayed taking action until a complainant informed Rowing Canada.