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UVSS gears up for elections, Victorians get tech-savvy for trash and survey reveals the psychology of criticism

Indigenous and student voices join at Victoria Idle No More rally

The effects of this rally — as well as others like it — are yet to be seen. But many of the participants felt that the Jan. 26 event was…

Activists show no love for Kiss in the City Contest

Disruption Collective says contest gentrifies Victoria

Elizabeth May speaks to packed audience about Conservatives’ folly

Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada, spoke to a packed auditorium in UVic’s David Strong Building on January 23 for what she described as “part of my responsibility…

Veteran war journalist offers a different perspective on the Arab Awakening

On Feb. 1, Fisk gave a lecture called “Arab Awakening: but are we hearing the truth?” at a sold-out event at UVic’s Flury Hall in the Wright Centre.

Study predicts more jobs than educated workers in B.C. by 2016

According to a recent labour market profile, a province-wide demand for highly educated workers is set to overtake the number of qualified workers starting in 2016 and increasing through 2020.

UVic professors contribute to new findings about dwarf galaxies

A team of astronomers including two UVic professors have made an amazing discovery that could change our understanding of how galaxies are formed. Their research looks at the behaviour of…

Student environmental groups plan green revolution

On the evening  of January 16 some 70 students attended UVic Environmental Round Table (UVERT) 3.0 , an annual activity put on by UVic environmental advocacy group Common Energy. These students generated some…

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