The problem with Canada’s abortion law is that it doesn’t exist

Abortion is not accessible for all Canadians. Before we tell ourselves we are better than the divisive abortion politics in the States, let’s first take a look in the mirror.

Victoria hosts 43rd annual Inclusion Conference

The Inclusion Conference delivered on its promise to bring together those in the inclusivity sector to “learn, celebrate, and discuss issues around intellectual disabilities.” This year, the conference was held…

BC Ferries didn’t do their research, or they’re brainwashing us

It seems BC Ferries either hasn’t done its research or is intentionally attempting to brainwash the thousands of people who use its services everyday. In any case, the corporation is…

“You are not alone”: A UVic athlete’s journey with mental health in wake of a sexual assault

A UVic Athlete, Paige Thomson, was sexually assaulted at Sticky Wicket in August 2017. Since then, she has displayed resilience and bravery despite mental health challenges. By sharing her story,…

Vikes field hockey star makes international debut

Anna Mollenhauer, a second-year women’s field hockey defender, had an exceptional season with the Vikes and simultaneously launched her career with the Canadian senior national team. She claimed the Canada…

“No bad guys” in colonialism?

According to Michael Beggs, lawyer for the federal government in this recent landmark trial between the Saugeen Ojibway Nations and Ontario Provincial government,"there were no bad guys” throughout the long…

UVic alum wins prestigious 140k research award for innovative telescope technology

Matt Dobbs has always been interested in finding and understanding the boundaries of human knowledge. Now, he’ll be given the time and resources needed to move back out west and…
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NEWS UNSETTLED | Starbucks: Colonizing Campus One Cup at a Time

Earlier this year, the encroachment of Starbucks onto the stolen lands currently occupied by UVic sparked anger into the hearts of students. Not only were these students upset that an…

Eco-friendly ways to declutter your space

SM: In 2019, spring cleaning shouldn’t involve your garbage can. Here’s how to declutter your living space in a way that benefits you, your community, and the planet.

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