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The university shouldn’t pass the costs of the pandemic onto students

As we approach the time of year when the UVic Board of Governors decides whether or not to raise tuition, we’re asking UVic not to pass on the costs of…

UVic divests Working Capital Fund

$40 million still invested in fossil fuels through UVic Foundation, as of March 2020 The University of Victoria has moved $80 million of their Working Capital Fund into a fossil…

The UVSS, the BOG, and the Senate: UVic governance explained

Have you ever wondered who decides tuition? Or what the UVSS actually does? Whether you are new to UVic or are a returning student, it is important to know how…

“It’s not a welcoming space for us”: BIPOC students speak to their experiences on a mostly white campus

From the UVSS to the BoG and every level in between, students say BIPOC representation is needed If you’re a student at UVic, chances are high that most of your…

Juliet Watts and Kate Fairley elected student representatives for UVic Board of Governors

The results are in — the newly elected student representatives for the 2020-21 UVic Board of Governors are Juliet Watts and Kate Fairley. Although voting ended at 4:30 p.m. on…

The Martlet’s valentines

Valentine's Day is a time for letting the people in your life know how you feel about them — whether they are your partner, a community radio station, or the…

UVic Board of Governors reveals funding fossil fuel companies actually a cure for climate change

After seven long years of hearing the cries for divestment from fossil fuels from students and faculty and many hours of crunching numbers over lunch in the University Club, the…

EDITORIAL | What would you do with 15.5 million dollars?

With the deadline for UVSS election nominations coming up on Feb. 10, it’s time for students to step forward. But year after year, we watch as very few people run…
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UVic passes new investment strategy amid Divest UVic protest

This morning the UVic Board of Governors (BoG) passed a motion on the Responsible Investment policy, which proposes reducing the "carbon intensity" of their short-term investment and bonds portfolio by…

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