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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…
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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. 
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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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UVic announces four per cent budget reduction 

In an internal memo sent out last month, UVic announced that a four per cent budget reduction will come into effect on April 1, 2023. The reductions will occur across…
Ukrainian

Disinformation is fuelling harassment on Canadian university campuses

On Jan. 25, the University of Victoria  a (UVic USS) released a statement regarding increasing harassment toward Ukrainian students. Over the next week, similar situations came to light at three…
NSU

Decision to fire coordinator causes strain on NSU and Indigenous student body

As the search for a new coordinator continues, the Native Students Union (NSU) is still facing the repercussions of the University of Victoria Student Society’s (UVSS) decision to fire their…
Old growth

Elders for Ancient Trees looking to the younger generation to help save old growth

Elders for Ancient Trees is a group that supports the efforts of Indigenous  land stewards and activists defending old growth.

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