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UVic NDP students divided over Wet’suwet’en crisis

While students on the UVic NDP club’s executive committee remain confident in Horgan’s government, others have their doubts. NDP students are divided over which side to support, and some are…

UVSS ELECTIONS | New UVSS Board elected, all referendums fail to meet quorum

The results are in! For the first time in over four years, the incoming UVSS Board of Directors will be made up of a mix of independent candidates and candidates…

Five Indigenous youth arrested for mischief following meeting with Minister Scott Fraser

On Wednesday night, the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation agreed to meet with seven Indigenous youth inside the Legislature. After being unsatisfied with the meeting, five Indigenous youth refused…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Lead Director candidates face off on campaign promises at debate

Candidates responded to prepared questions and the queries of an inquisitive audience on divestment, mental health initiatives, and combating international student tuition hikes in a three-hour forum.

National Student Walk Out sees over 100 UVic students join Indigenous youth at the B.C. Legislature

Youth hold ceremony with pyre, meet with Minister Scott Fraser On Wednesday morning, a crowd of students gathered in front of the Students Union Building, instead of going to class.…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Everything you need to know before hitting the polls

As of 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, voting has officially begun for the 2020 University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS) elections. Not sure what or who you’re voting on? We’ve got…

UVSS ELECTIONS | All Candidates Forum sees Directors-at-Large discuss plans for mental health, divestment initiatives

UVSS election week kicked off with an All Candidates Forum Monday afternoon in the SUB, with referendum proponents and candidates running for Director-at-Large positions sharing the stage in a two-hour…

Benefits agreements and “divide and rule” tactics: Following the money behind the Coastal GasLink pipeline

As rail blockades stall Canada’s economy as a result of opposition to the Coastal GasLink pipeline, it’s important to look at how we got here and how different economic actors…
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Tweetcap | Feb. 24 UVSS Board meeting

The board welcomed Kai Richins and (sort of) Jasmine MacGregor as Co-Directors of Events, replacing Shay Lynn Sampson who recently stepped down. Lead Director Juliet Watts encouraged everyone available to…