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UVic says divestment from Israel-associated companies is ‘complex’

Pro-Palestine encampment demands divestment, but UVic says the process is "complex" and turns to investment policy instead.
UVic Faculty of Health

UVic Faculty of Health officially approved after years of planning 

Last week, the Board of Governors followed the lead of the Senate and voted in favour of the creation of a new Faculty of Health at UVic. 
Grocers Go Beyond

Third annual Grocers Go Beyond campaign supports new BC Cancer Foundation building

Vancouver Island grocers raise money for “critically needed space” to improve care for cancer patients  From March 1 to March 21, grocery stores from across Vancouver Island came together to…
B.C. throne speech

UVic student’s hunger strike for Gaza elicits no response from provincial government

A UVic student consumed only water and electrolytes for four days in anticipation of the B.C. throne speech at the Legislative Assembly.
Thrifty Foods

Sleep-deprived students upset at Thrifty Foods late-night renovations 

Drilling, hammering, and other construction noise at Thrifty Foods is keeping Tuscany Village residents up at all hours.
Cherry blossoms

Cherry blossom trees bloom earlier than usual in Victoria this year

This year Victoria's cherry blossom trees blossomed a week earlier than usual — and their preemptive arrival might be cause for concern. 
Short-term rentals

Streeters: How do you feel about Airbnb being used in Victoria?

We asked people outside Phoenix Theatre how they feel about short-term rentals in Victoria. Here's what they said.
North Park Neighbourhood Association

Proposed renovictions leave tenants uncertain about the future

The North Park Neighbourhood Association held a meeting on the evening of Oct. 17 that attracted quite a crowd.
Alumni Chip Trail

Employee urges caution after owl encounter on  UVic campus

A University of Victoria employee is unscathed after an owl attack while running on the Alumni Chip Trail three weeks ago.

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