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UVic Faculty Association launches unionization drive

The University of Victoria’s Faculty Association launched a union certification drive at an Oct. 7 general meeting in an attempt to pursue increased collegiality between the Faculty Association and the…

UVic Health Services ‘toes the line’ on missed appointments

Recently a new sign has appeared on the door of the Jack Petersen Health Centre reminding students they will be charged for missed pre-registered appointments. The policy states that if…

Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs helps new businesses get started

It’s Small Business Month this month. Getting a dream off the ground can be a daunting task for most people; however, UVic’s Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs (ICE) in the Gustavson…

Certificate in Language and Cultural Proficiency now available to students

Tim Iles is a professor of Japanese literature, cinema, culture, and language and one of the main figures behind the Language and Cultural Proficiency Certificate. The certificate is available in…

Former YPY president sues University of Victoria

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) and Cameron Côté, a UVic grad and former president of UVic student group Youth Protecting Youth (YPY), are pursuing a constitutional lawsuit against…

Why do you think the food bank is a necessity for UVic students?

Nicole Heron Psychology Third Year “A lot of people don’t like to admit that they don’t have the money for food. So it’s a good place for people to go…

UVSS Board of Directors proposes significant changes to bylaws

The UVic Students’ Society (UVSS) Board of Directors is proposing bylaw changes that, if approved, will allow non-students to remain board members. In addition, they are suggesting an increase in…

Food bank shortage raises questions about funding

Sept. 17 marked the first day the UVSS Food Bank ran out of food this semester. Despite an order of food that came in on Monday, Sept. 16, the shelves…

UVic to be part of PowerShift event

Tomorrow night, hundreds of youth will join together for PowerShift B.C., a three-day event which aims to connect and inspire youth to tackle the most pressing challenges our province, and…