Letters

LETTERS | Re: “Concerns that candidate Justin Lo not the representative international students deserve”

"I was disappointed to see a letter in this publication attacking his character. Not his platform, not his policies, but his character. While I understand that student elections are often…

LETTER | Concerns that candidate Justin Lo not the representative international students deserve

Ahead of the UVSS Elections, multiple students wrote in to the Martlet to voice their concerns with Justin Lo's candidacy for Director of International Student Relations.

LETTER | Solidarity Statement in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, Unist’ot’en Camp and Gidimt’en Checkpoint

"To echo the voices of the Indigenous youth in our community who peacefully held space in ceremony at the B.C Parliament Building for six days: reconciliation is dead. Long live…

LETTER | Re: “Shock and disappointment” towards UVic and Vikes Athletics

First and foremost, the Vikes and the university in no way condone abusive behaviour by coaches.

LETTER | “Shock and disappointment” towards UVic and Vikes Athletics

"I feel that I can speak with some confidence and authority when I say that there is no place for a coach who uses bullying, harassment, or mental and physical…

LETTER | An open letter to the Victoria Police Department

"I believe, after witnessing this level of unprofessionalism and implication of racialized violence, that our city should demand that VicPD use a portion of their already-massive budget for self education.…

LETTER | Re: UVic Campus Security officer photographs Divest protesters outside Michael Williams Building for ‘personal interest.’

"As standard operating procedure, Campus Security members photograph, record and take notes during numerous events on campus to provide an accurate record and to assist in further inquiries as needed.…

LETTER | Peaceful protests on campus

"Activities on campus by any persons is not considered a security threat except in the most serious circumstances," writes Keith Cascon, Security Manager with UVic Campus Security. "If that phrase…

LETTER | New student housing will destroy 94 trees

UVic plans to build student housing so more students will live on campus. Instead of building on and destroying a living environment which includes 94 trees, I suggest using land…