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Blue Jays fever quickly turns into Blue Jays uncertainty

For just over two weeks this October, Blue Jays fever took over a country and a campus. The Toronto Blue Jays, “Canada’s Team,” had a playoff run that fell just…

Vikes women look to bounce back in playoffs

Whether you’re a women’s soccer, rugby, or field hockey player, it’s been a rough 12 months. Last November, a 2-1 loss to the University of Calgary Dinos meant the Vikes…

Continuing Studies casts out witchcraft misconceptions

As Halloween approaches and you scramble to find a last-minute costume, you may want to think twice before giving up and putting on that witch’s hat. Local witch and Department…

Humble Pie Boutique brings local and affordable bounty to Cadboro Bay

Keeping up with the ever-changing face of Cadboro Bay Village is hard sometimes. Some of its outlets have been mainstays for decades while others come and go in substantially less…

Your guide to all things playoff baseball

As September cools, we have the perfect suggestion for a midterm distraction: playoff baseball! There’s tons of excitement and camaraderie surrounding the post-season, and given the likelihood that the Jays…

Stories Without Borders: Part Three

In collaboration with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC), the Martlet presents Stories Without Borders, a feature telling the stories of students who have come to UVic through the…

Want to make a big difference? Consider effective altruism

Picking up litter would be awesome. Volunteering at the assisted living facility down the road would be even better. But of all the possible ways to make a difference, which…

Tasty sips to get you through the rest of summer

As quickly as it began, #Summer2K16 is winding to a close. The evenings are long and warm, and Government Street is swarming with tourists. For those of us returning to…

Aces high: Soaring over Victoria in the Aluminum Overcast

In writing and editing for the Martlet, I come across stories of all sorts: a Vikes win here, interdepartmental squabbles there, stuff like that. But for the most part, things…

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