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Cannabis consumption spaces yield mixed reviews from British Columbians

In a recent online survey, 34 per cent were in favour of Cannabis consumption spaces  In a 2022 report recently released by B.C.’s Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General…
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UVic library renovations include increased study space and new service desk

A brand new look is coming to the first floor of the McPherson Library this spring, with benefits such as a new service desk and increased study space for the…
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December snowstorm affects student’s return home for the holidays

A massive snowstorm wreaked havoc on the Victoria community just days before the start of the holidays. UVic closed its doors and cancelled all in-person exams on Dec. 20, 21,…
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UVic students are dumpster diving to save money and reduce food waste

Rising food costs and environmental concerns are leading some students to dig deep into dumpsters, creating a community of urban scavengers trying to reduce Victoria’s food waste and their own…

Vancouver preventative sexual assault program makes its way to Victoria

Good Night Out is helping raise awareness about, respond to, and prevent sexualized and gender-based violence in Victoria’s nightlife scene.
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Human rights campaigns around the FIFA World Cup

From FIFA-led campaigns, to campaigns protesting the football organization itself, here are some of the most salient human rights campaigns that were brought to light in the midst of the…

Changes coming to UVic’s Faculty of Humanities and English Department

The English Department will be offering an online version of their MA program, and a new Media Studies program has been proposed.

Deep Snow Mountain Caribou under extinction threat prompts urgent call to stop deforestation

As Canada hosts the UN Conference on Biodiversity, B.C. sees continued habitat devastation for native caribou.
Protest for Iran in Victoria, B.C., photo by Manmitha Deepthi.

Victoria’s Iranian community continues to rally in solidarity

On Nov. 19, a peaceful protest organized by members of Victoria’s Iranian community took place at the legislature. The event commemorated the lives lost during the November 2019 riots in…

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