Sexualized Violence Awareness Week brings much-needed discussions to campus

In the era of Me Too, conversations around consent and sexual health are still relatively new to university campuses. UVic's Sexualized Violence Awareness Week hopes to start those conversations through…

The ultimate guide to free stuff on campus

In my time at UVic, I have learned many things — but arguably none more valuable than where to find the best free stuff on campus. And let me tell…

Health care town hall sums up every UVSS problem

Low turnout. A stand-offish attitude. An unwillingness to apologize. The Nov. 9 town hall on UVSS health care encapsulated every single problem this UVSS board has faced this year. They…

Anti-Violence Project referendum passes

Full-time student fees will increase by $2 in funding towards the advocacy group Students have voted in favour of increasing the student fee allocation for the Anti-Violence Project (AVP), UVic’s…

AVP holding referendum for increased funding

Advocacy group seeking additional $2.00 per semester from each full-time student “Do you support an increase to the student fee for the Anti-Violence Project (the on-campus sexual assault centre) in…

Sexualized violence working group releases interim report

After months of discussions that began on May 5, 2016, the Working Group for the Sexualized Violence Programs and Policy Development at UVic released their first interim report on Sept.…

Final AVP workshop of the year nears

The last consent workshop for the school year, hosted by the Anti-Violence Project (AVP), will be held on April 7. This year, the AVP began hosting consent workshops once a…

UVic-wide campaign speaks out for consent

or the first time, Sexualized Violence Awareness Week will be included as part of UVic’s New Student Orientation. The Anti-Violence Project (AVP), the on-campus sexual assault centre, is co-operating with…

Don’t assume consent

Megan Neufeld is a member of the Anti-Violence Project (AVP), an on-campus sexual assault resource centre, and wrote this article in consultation with other members. In a world of “blurred…

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