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UVSS election results

UVSS board faces online backlash for party photos, fees and governance structure called into question

One petition demands the resignation of current board members while another calls for bylaw changes following a slew of Reddit posts.
Society for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities can access free cooking classes starting this month 

The Society for Students with Disabilities (SSD) at UVic is offering cooking classes to supplement their established Food Security program. 
International students Canada

As changes to financial requirements for international students come into effect, what do the new regulations mean for UVic?

Some say the changes represent transparency, while others worry about reinforcing barriers. What do the regulations mean at UVic?
Free Palestine

UVic responds weeks after protest at Board of Governors meeting

UVic President Kevin Hall has agreed to a meeting after a Free Palestine protest at the Nov. 28 Board of Governors meeting.
UVic course experience surveys

Course Experience Surveys: Useful tools or an opportunity for cyberbullying?

Some professors say they receive inappropriate responses to Course Experience Surveys. The term's surveys concluded earlier this month.
DoorDash

New rules coming for companies like Uber, DoorDash

Delivering for apps like DoorDash is popular among students looking to pay for their education and work flexibly.
Hollywood strike

The long-awaited end to the Hollywood strikes finally came, but how has this affected our Hollywood North?

Although the Hollywood strikes heavily slowed down the industry, production didn’t fully come to a halt for some actors in B.C. 
BC Wildfire Service

Dan Schertzer finds zen fighting wildfire

Dan Schertzer says being asked about his work with BC Wildfire Service feels isolating because of common misconceptions about his job. 
Earthquakes

What are earthquakes, and can climate change cause them? 

Nissen says an earthquake is “a sudden release of stored elastic strain energy within the Earth caused by the motion of tectonic plates.”

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