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I tried a bamboo toothbrush in the pursuit of sustainable consumerism

With a slew of sustainable products flooding our newsfeeds via crowdfunding campaign websites like Kickstarter, it’s difficult to tell what’s actually sustainable and what’s just trendy. I decided to try…

UVic students start B.C.’s first blind soccer club

Some call it soccer, others call it football. No matter the name, soccer is played in over 200 countries and is the most watched sport in the world. At its…

Stories Without Borders: Part Two

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

My favourite brunch: Dim sum at Jade Fountain

Standing in line behind girls in Lululemons and guys with beards, plaid, and toques is practically a city-wide pastime most mornings for Victorians. Like most people, I don’t like lines…

No, Canada: What’s happened to Canada’s game?

So here’s where we’re at: it’s April 12, the playoffs open tomorrow, and now is usually the time I grudgingly prepare to root for the Habs for two weeks before…

Stories Without Borders: Part One

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

Mexico brings the heat at World Cup qualifier

Soccer really does bring people together. The World Cup qualifier between Canada and Mexico on March 25th was no exception, with drunken fans of both teams joining arms and voices…

Bannock: consuming colonialism

The history and political significance of bannock has changed over the years. Bannock has meant many things to many Indigenous people throughout history, from pre-contact to the fur trade to…

Contest encourages those with anxiety to share experience

Anxiety is a paranoid-headed monster that keeps you up at night. Anxiety keeps you from just asking for help in Wal-Mart — instead, you wander, eternally lost in the endless aisles, not…

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