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Students protest UVic fossil fuel investments at September Board of Governors meeting

Several dozen student protesters attended the first UVic Board of Governors meeting of the year to speak out against the university’s investments in fossil fuels. In the meeting, the BoG…

Under the microscope | Emily Stremel, B.C. Historical Textbooks Project

The B.C. Historical Textbooks Project is investigating different educational perspectives in the first 50 years of British Columbia, from 1871 to 1921. Our writer interviewed undergraduate researcher Emily Stremel about…
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“My heart aches:” UVic community gathers to grieve lives lost in Friday bus crash

University staff and students gathered on Sep. 17 to grieve and support one another after a bus crash killed two first year students in the third incident on road to…

Two UVic students dead in weekend bus crash

Two UVic students were killed, and three more were seriously injured, when a bus went down an embankment over the weekend between Bamfield and Port Alberni.

A letter to my first-year self

Are you anxious about starting university? Missing your first year at UVic? Here's some advice from your future self about the challenges you're about to face.

A freshman’s guide to eating cheap in Victoria

So, it’s your first week in Victoria and you want to go out and see the sights, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy what your new home has to…

Royal BC Museum releases province’s first Indigenous Repatriation Handbook

The Royal BC Museum has items from Indigenous peoples across the province in its collection — but not all of these items were collected with their permission. Now, the museum…

Contest winner | Shards

Congratulations to the 2019 Martlet Summer Writing Contest Winner — Shards, written by Christopher Beck.

The blue bin charade: what really happens to Canadian recycling

Since Canada’s first implementation of curbside recycling programs in the 1980s, Canadians have dutifully filled our blue bins believing we’re doing a good thing for the planet. However, much of…