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UVSS election

A UVic student’s guide to the 2023 UVSS election

With a shakeup of how the UVSS Board will look this year, there is a lot to unpack in order for students to understand what they are voting for and…
UVSS election

Meet this year’s UVSS lead director candidates

The Martlet spoke with each of the lead director candidates about their visions for the UVSS and what they hope to accomplish if elected.
Trans rights

As trans eliminationist laws flourish in US, Petition e-4268 offers hope for asylum 

A closer look at the 44th parliament’s most-signed petition to date On Jan. 26, Petition e-4268 was posted on the House of Commons website. To warrant acknowledgement by the government,…
UVSS

UVSS releases a third-party governance review of Board of Directors

With the UVSS elections on the horizon, this month’s big event has hit the ground running with the release of a third-party governance review.
Jin Woo Park, photo provided by Elliot Goodell.

In memory of Jin Woo Park

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jin “like the drink” Woo Park, aged 23 years old. He passed away on Feb. 23, 2023.  Jin Woo…
uvic food bank

Inflation island: UVic students still struggling to cope with rising cost of food

As food costs continue to rise, now more than ever, students are feeling the burden. Prices rise, wages stay the same, and students suffer. Even the campus food bank is…
VicPD Co-Response Team

VicPD Co-Response Team showing early success 

Last month, the Victoria Police Department (VicPD) implemented the Co-response Team (CRT) and, according to Chief Del Manak, the team is already seeing success. 
ocean networks canada

UVic’s Ocean Networks Canada initiative receives federal funding for ocean conservation

On Feb. 6, 2023, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joyce Murray, announced that $46.5 million in funding from Canada’s Ocean Protection Plan will be distributed to…
UVic Society for students with a disability

SSD raising awareness for invisible and dynamic disabilities 

The UVic Society for Students with a Disability (SSD) is running two campaigns in March to increase membership and raise awareness.

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