Lisa Nakamura speaks on Tumblr activism and Navajo microchips

In the past, Lisa Nakamura’s work has led her to write extensively on topics like racism and homophobia in gaming. For her piece on racism towards “gold farmers” in the…

Local NDP MPs speak out against C-51

On Feb. 27, NDP MPs Randall Garrison and Murray Rankin hosted a public consultation in Victoria on the 2015 Anti-Terrorism Act, commonly referred to as Bill C-51. Garrison and Rankin…

Sketchbook: Celebration of harmonious interest


UVic students win BattleSnake competition against local tech companies

Almost 100 tech enthusiasts battled for programming supremacy at UVic during the second BattleSnake competition, held on Feb. 21. Competing with students and tech companies alike, a group of five…

Stolen Sisters Memorial March

Retired CBC radio host runs for Green Party in Victoria

After 34 years, newly retired CBC radio host Jo-Ann Roberts is taking off her journalist’s hat and turning her attention to politics. She now seeks a federal nomination for the…

Island Sexual Health Clinic overcomes funding shortfalls

After dealing with inadequate funding in 2014, the Island Sexual Health Clinic (ISHC) on Quadra Street says that they are in a much better financial situation after deliberate staff changes and…

Impending earthquake on Vancouver Island ‘inevitable,’ experts say

According to the current earthquake media frenzy, experts are claiming that impending events will rip open the earth “like a zipper.” Unfortunately for residents near the Juan de Fuca plate,…

Youth voters missing at packed Elizabeth May town hall

Only a short walk from the University of Victoria, citizens were invited to speak with federal Green Leader Elizabeth May at Gordon Head Rec Centre, the third of eight town…

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