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Contest winner | Shards

Congratulations to the 2019 Martlet Summer Writing Contest Winner — Shards, written by Christopher Beck.

Fiction finalist | My Garden

Read the 2019 Fiction finalist of the Martlet's Summer Writing Contest — My Garden, written by Brianna Bock.

Creative non-fiction finalist | Blue Fire

Read the 2019 Creative Non-Fiction finalist of the Martlet's Summer Writing Contest — Blue Fire, written by Charlotte Futcher.

Caribbean Chronicles: facing anxiety and adventure head-on in Martinique

This trip to Martinique, an island just north of Venezuela, is my first time alone in a country where I'm not fluent in the language. “If you fail to plan,…

“You are not alone”: A UVic athlete’s journey with mental health in wake of a sexual assault

A UVic Athlete, Paige Thomson, was sexually assaulted at Sticky Wicket in August 2017. Since then, she has displayed resilience and bravery despite mental health challenges. By sharing her story,…

Glass half empty: the rise and fall of milk in B.C.

For years now, Statistics Canada has shown a decline in milk consumption across Canada. But this has not always been the case. It wasn’t long ago that milk reigned supreme…

Blood and bruises: inclusive classrooms gone wrong

B.C. teachers and students are increasingly at risk of attack in a system that cannot support traumatized and violent children in regular classrooms, and the University of Victoria falls woefully…

Out of psych: the human impact of UVic’s seven months without a general psychiatrist

In the seven months without a general psychiatrist at UVic, students reported being denied referrals and access to their files, were given misleading information about the available psychiatric care, and…

Witnessing history: Victoria resident Aldo Nazarko remembers August 28, 1963

CFUV host Aldo Nazarko shares his experience at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom There are few moments in history that are so iconic they become synonymous with…