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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…

Divest UVic: It’s time to break up with fossil fuels

After a year of silence, Divest UVic is back. We checked in with what they have planned for the coming year, the history of divestment at UVic, and the strategic…

All Vans on deck: Skater fashion from the ’90s to 2019

In its early days, skateboarding was the sport of outcasts. If skaters weren’t ripping up the empty pool in your backyard, they were probably already in the backseat of a…

UVic English prof purchases pre-written essay

We’ve all been there. You looked at the assignment months ago and you thought about your topic, but somehow it’s the night before it’s due and you’re in a total…

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