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Everything you need to know about voting in B.C.’s upcoming election

Do you know how to register? Does mail-in voting confuse you? Are you wondering how the pandemic will affect voting? Not to fear, the Martlet is here to answer all…
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B.C. government breaks ground on two new UVic residence buildings

New residence buildings will provide nearly 800 beds On Monday morning, representatives from the B.C. government came up to UVic to officially announced the construction of two new UVic residence…
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How B.C. ‘works with’ Indigenous Peoples

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD). On this day, Indigenous people celebrate our Indigeneity, our cultures, and our languages. Although it is a holiday instated by the Canadian…

Sex and the (Univer)City | Meet drag queen Anida Tythole

In a faraway land called Abbotsford, B.C., there lives a man named Shane Stark. He is an Educational Assistant at a local high school where he works with special needs…

A tough pill to swallow

UVSS’ health care slip up costs students a lot It’s a bit of a running joke that no one really knows what the UVSS is doing (especially the UVSS themselves).…

B.C. minimum wage increase met with disappointment

After three years without an increase to the $10.25 minimum wage, B.C. announced a 20 cent increase to $10.45, scheduled for Sept. 2015. One step behind Seattle’s 2014 approval for…