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UVic student killed in Iran plane crash

UVic student Roja Omidbakhsh was killed in a plane crash in Iran. Omidbakhsh was a first year Gustavson School of Business student, registered in what would have been her second…

UVic professor, students feeling impact of ongoing Hong Kong protests

As protests in Hong Kong continue, tensions have grown in Victoria and Vancouver between pro-democracy supporters and pro-China supporters. Peaceful demonstrations have quickly turned aggressive between these two groups, causing…
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Global Brigades club sending students to Honduras

While other students kick back, relax, and maybe even study over reading break, 50 students will go on one of a medical, business, or engineering brigade to work on sustainability…

Hundreds of Victoria students join 20 000 protesters in global climate strike

Hundreds of UVic students joined protesters outside the B.C. Legislature on Sep. 27 for the final event of the “week of action” to advocate for climate change awareness.

Global climate strike coming to Vancouver Island next week

Environmental activists will gather across the Greater Victoria region later this month for a general strike and week-long rally to advocate for climate change awareness, standing in solidarity with other…

UVic Student whose house was destroyed by Hurricane Dorian seeks to rebuild

Hurricane left her dad stranded for two days, house destroyed A week before Asiyah Robinson was expected to start her final year of a double major degree in Biochemistry and…

UVic criticized for ties to controversial Thirty Meter Telescope

The University of Victoria has come under fire from alumni, students, faculty, and the UVSS Board of Directors for its connection to the proposed construction of the controversial Thirty Meter…

Greater Victoria Public Library program one of eight honoured by American Library Association

The Change Your Mind campaign began as an update to the official website and grew into a marketing campaign to raise awareness of the libraries’ services by starting a conversation.…

Adventurous couple to power Hawaiian canoe 1200 km to Alaska

When you’ve climbed over 20 000 feet to summit of Denali in Alaska, received a Guinness World Record for a self-guided ski crossing of Antarctica, and completed multiple 100 mile…