Editorials

EDITORIAL: UVic should look inward for residence funding

As enjoyable (or unenjoyable, if Star Wars makes you want to take a whiff of bantha poodoo) as this themed issue has been, the Martlet would like to take this…

EDITORIAL: On free speech

The UVic student political landscape saw the entrance of its newest contender last week, with the advent of the UVic Students for Free Speech and Accountability (USFSA). Borne of the…

EDITORIAL: The Martlet stands with Paris

We are deeply shocked and saddened by the recent massacres in Paris, and we offer our most sincere condolences to the friends, families, and loved ones of the victims. But…

EDITORIAL: The system is broken, and needs to be fixed

In light of recent developments around the Board of Directors and the erroneous approval of $6 000 in academic grants to the Undergraduates of Political Science (UPS), one might be tempted…

EDITORIAL: Why is Playboy playing coy?

What do “The 40 Most GQ Approved Grooming Products,” “What to Wear Today,” and “When Should I Drink Protein Shakes?” all have in common? They’re all Facebook posts from men’s…

This election campaign was gonna suck, has sucked, and is still going to suck

With all of the awful, disappointing events that have occurred in the last two weeks, from the mass shooting in Oregon, to the sexual assault that happened at UVic, to…

EDITORIAL: Refugee crisis response has room to improve

If you’ve managed to keep up with the news as well as your assignments in these first weeks, you’ve almost certainly watched the Syrian refugee crisis ramp up right alongside…

EDITORIAL: To the class of 2019

Welcome to the University of Victoria, and Volume 68 of the Martlet. Have you settled in yet? How are your classes? Still scrambling for textbooks? Speaking of textbooks, here’s a…

EDITORIAL: Let the games begin

On Sunday, Aug. 2, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the Governor General’s office to officially dissolve Parliament and begin the 42nd federal election campaign. With the election set for Oct.…