EDITORIAL: Let the students edit

The UVic Senate meeting on Jan. 6 left a lot up in the air after amendments to the university’s policy on the use of editing services by students were sent…

EDITORIAL: What the Martlet wants to see in 2017

With a new year comes new oppor- tunities for reflection, and we’re not excluded from that. So what does the Martlet want to see more of this year? First, let’s…

EDITORIAL: Pipeline approvals violate Canada’s best interests in every way

We want to begin this editorial with a pleasant reminder of one of Justin Trudeau’s platform promises last election: that his government would revise the National Energy Board’s (NEB) pipeline…

EDITORIAL: Fake news has real consequences for media and the masses

The Pope endorsed Donald Trump. An FBI agent investigating Hillary Clinton’s private email server was discovered dead in an apparent murder-suicide. And busloads of professional protesters were dropped off mere…

EDITORIAL: What we can learn from America’s trash heap of an election

At time of writing, the U.S. presidential election is a mere week away. After what has felt like eons, America will finally decide between Hillary Clinton, the potential first ever…

EDITORIAL: UVic has failed its duty to students if child care cuts go ahead

“You’ll have to excuse me,” said Jamie Cassels with a smirk at his latest President’s Campus Update on Oct. 5, “but I’m going to use some ‘Edge’ language here.” The…

EDITORIAL: When it comes to LNG, we don’t need a ‘yaaas’ man

Ah, to go back to the simpler days of last year’s federal election. Justin Trudeau, having campaigned on the promise of rebuilding a nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous peoples and “real…

EDITORIAL: UVic needs a reboot after Computer Science controversy

The story of Jianping Pan, the Computer Science professor relieved of his obligation to teach a course after claiming he was unqualified to do so, has inspired no shortage of…

EDITORIAL: Third Space harassment shows trans acceptance has a ways to go

Things have been hostile in the SUB as of late. This summer has been marked by a battle for the Third Space, as a small but vocal contingent of radical…

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