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“I didn’t stand a chance”: International students face discrimination in tight Victoria housing market

With a vacancy rate of 1.2 per cent and 78 per cent of UVic students living off campus, finding a place to live as a student in Victoria can be…
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Saanich housing bylaw still a concern, nearly one year after promises to re-evaluate

The University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) is planning to move forward on a motion drafted last year, and work with the District of Saanich to address a divisive housing…

Zap Copy gets a mural facelift

If you walk into Zap Copy today, you’ll see hand-painted bio-scenery splashed across a wall in the student-run print shop. The newest art mural at UVic, by Kay Gallivan, is…

Eat, drink, and be merry: The Martlet’s favourite holiday recipes

As the holidays approach, the Martlet decided to share some of our holiday baking (and sipping) traditions in the hope that they’ll inspire you to try them out or find…

EDITORIAL | Our wishlist for the next UVic President

Even though we weren't asked to, the Martlet wrote an open letter to the search committee for the next UVic President. Here's our wishlist for who that person should be.

A progress report for the 2019 UVSS Board of Directors

We’re nearly halfway through the semester — nights are growing darker, reading break is a distant memory, and finals are too close for comfort. This, of course, means only one…

Urban Regalia exhibition showcases Indigenous and Audrey Hepburn-inspired pieces by Gitxsan designer

Since Sept. 28, the Legacy Art Gallery has been showing the exhibition Urban Regalia, featuring the work of Sug-ii-t Lukxs (Yolonda Skelton). The pieces, which incorporate Indigenous designs and vintage…

UVic Senate passes program changes and talks enrolment at Nov. 1 meeting

Driven out of the Senate Chambers by convocation regalia and without President and Senate Chair Jamie Cassels, the UVic Senate met in a lecture room in the David Strong Building…

Photojournalist Farah Nosh talks trauma and healing as 2019’s Harvey Southam lecturer

From covering the war in Iraq to photographing fluent Haida language speakers, photojournalist Farah Nosh details the trauma and healing involved in her career.

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