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Alternative medicine on campus

There is a centre on the main floor of the Student Union Building (SUB) that offers appointments for, amongst other things, acupuncture and chiropractic. Jill Cooper, who works at the…

How do you feel about Ring Road? What would improve it?

Amy McDonald Fourth year History  “Maybe make it two ways? It’s kind of annoying when you miss a turnoff [and] you have to go all the way around again.”  …

So who does hold sway over the University of Victoria?

Dear community, students, faculty, staff and administration, do you know who’s in charge of the University of Victoria? The university’s website states “the Board of Governors is responsible for the…

Aggression and the illusion of power

If a person bugs you, ignore him, and he’ll stop. This was the standard advice that adults gave me as a child. I suppose it was comfortable to them because…

The empiricist: Government suppression of science hinders students

I’m told it’s advisable to tell you who I am and why you should listen to my ideas. I personally would rather not do that, for the simple reason that…

Controversies remain a part of Frosh

Frosh weeks take place at nearly every university, and most people are familiar with the usual pub-crawls, keggers, and hijinks that students get up to at this time. People understand…

Quebec Charter of Values must be the last nail in the coffin of separatism

History is full of stories of people who fought for democracy and sacrificed their lives to have liberty in different parts of the world. Freedom fighters, libertarians, socialists, communists, republicans,…

Is Stephen Harper in charge of the University of Victoria?

Dear community, students, faculty, staff and administration, do you know who’s in charge of the University of Victoria? If you visit the university’s website, you’ll read that “the Board of…

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