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UVic urban gamers play Humans vs. Zombies on campus

On Oct. 19, there was no more room in hell and the dead walked the earth. The UVic Urban Gaming Club banded together to battle zombies that had infiltrated UVic’s…

UVSS AGM fails to make quorum

The University of Victoria Students’ Society’s (UVSS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) was unable to address its hot topic issues on Oct. 17. The issues were an increase of Executive Directors’…

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…