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Divest UVic: It’s time to break up with fossil fuels

After a year of silence, Divest UVic is back. We checked in with what they have planned for the coming year, the history of divestment at UVic, and the strategic…

VIPIRG to kick off narrative-based sexualized violence research

Members of the Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG) are undertaking a new approach to tackling issues of sexualized violence on campus — one that will feature the anonymously…

Political stories to watch in 2019

2019 could lead to political turnover across the country, these four races are why With the New Year comes new resolutions, and for many incumbent politicians across the country, one…

Women’s March Victoria back for round three

Hundreds showed up to support intersectional feminism with a focus on Indigenous women’s rights Sunshine broke through the rain clouds on Saturday, Jan. 19, as a crowd gathered on the…

UVSS to donate $1 000 to Unist’ot’en Camp legal defense fund

Your Jan. 21 UVSS board meeting recap On Monday, Jan. 21, the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Board of Directors met for the third Monday in a row to…
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UVSS board puts funding of non-profit research group VIPIRG to a referendum

Board and audience members engaged in an impassioned debate during an almost five-hour meeting On Monday, Jan. 14, the Upper Lounge of the Student Union Building (SUB) filled with over…

UVic is home to the first Chair in Transgender Studies in the world

Here’s the scoop on the world’s first and only Chair in Transgender Studies Did you know that UVic is home to the first and only Chair in Transgender Studies in…

Big-wig reporters and ‘baby journos’ descended upon Calgary for NASH81

Just after New Year’s Day, five staff members from The Martlet made their way to Calgary to attend NASH81: Refine, the annual Canadian student journalism conference. This year, NASH was…

10-day pledge to eat only dumpster food raises money for Inuit communities

Today — Monday, Jan. 14 — marks day seven of the UVic students’ challenge  As garbage bins fill with food waste in urban centres across the country, the stomachs of…