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Paparazzi nightclub

Gay bar to cautionary tale: The Paparazzi story

Recently Paparazzi nightclub’s status as a distinctly queer space has diminished, the LGBTQ+ community is feeling the loss.
Graphic by Parris Mook-Sang-Forbes.

BC Cancer Society urges UVic to go 100 per cent smoke-free

The BC Cancer Society is concerned as momentum for university campuses to go 100 per cent smoke-free slows.
UVic's new residency building, photo by Sydney Lobe.

UVic annual residence fee increase reaches new heights

While landlords in Victoria are subject to rent control under the Residential Tenancy Act, the university does not.
Photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

The rise of anti-queer sentiment isn’t just an American problem

Another Pride Month has come and gone, but not before The Human Rights Campaign issued a state of emergency for LGBTQ2S+ people in America. The state of emergency followed on…
Stock photo by Solen Feyissa via Unsplash.

The fight between media companies and the federal government over Bill C-18 continues

These actions could be devastating for smaller independent and university papers that rely on social media to encourage readership.
B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

National assessment deems Victoria at-risk for flooding; how prepared is UVic?

In light of the high flooding risk, UVic has plans in place to make sure that the campus is ready to take on whatever disaster may hit.
UVic English

New English curriculum offers students the chance to choose their own “pathway”

While students’ course loads will stay the same, the main change is that the new curriculum includes fewer required courses.
A brown puppy in the grass. Photo by Anna Alva.

Members of Cadboro Bay community continue their plea for an off-leash dog park

As of June 11, 2023, the third round of the public engagement initiative from the district-wide Saanich “People, Pets and Parks” strategy came to a close. 
Photo by Sajjan Sarai.

What happens when your co-op goes on strike?

In late April when the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) went on strike, many services offered by the federal government grinded to a halt until the strike ended 12…

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