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Multiple fires break out in Capital Regional District

An unusual number of structural fires have destroyed buildings in the Greater Victoria Area over the last several days. On Jan. 3, fires broke out in the 3300 block of…

British scientist given posthumous pardon of discriminatory 1952 conviction

On Dec. 24, a royal pardon came into effect for computer science legend, Alan Turing. Groundswell for a pardon took hold in 2012 upon the celebration of the centennial of…

What would you ask the university president?

Helen de Wit Political Science and Environmental Studies  “What are you doing to make a better future for us students?”   Mabel Bob-Manuel Third year Psychology and Environmental Studies “What…

B.C. Transplant starts holiday season off with a pop

Every year, B.C. Transplant gives transplant recipients and donors the chance to give back to B.C. hospital staff. They deliver tins of popcorn to doctors and nurses in the intensive…

De-stress fest: a sure-fire way to stress less

It’s that time of the year again. Once, twice, or even three times a year, students must face the end of term and prove what they’ve learned in that battle…

Pellet provocateur remains at large

The RCMP and B.C. Transit are investigating a rash of pellet gun shootings targeting buses in the Sooke area. Nine incidents have occurred since Oct. 31. No one has been…

CST expands class action against B.C. Hydro

Citizens for Safe Technology (CST) and B.C. Hydro’s commercial customers are taking expanded class action against B.C. Hydro, as they believe the Smart Meter program violates citizens’ civil rights. The…

CFUV broadcasts show for international students

On Nov. 1, CFUV launched a new show named “Diversity Speaks” that airs biweekly on Fridays. The host is Xi Zhang, a Chinese undergraduate student in her last year of…

Road rage: two men battle it out in the intersection of Quadra and McKenzie

Though brief bits of road rage are a common part of everyday life, these incidences rarely escalate beyond a flip of the bird. On Nov. 6, however, in the intersection…