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Back to school shopping

New school year, “new” me

As September rolls around and back-to-school nerves are fresh, the desire to buy new things to soothe this uneasiness rises dramatically for a good portion of the student population.
UVic English

New English curriculum offers students the chance to choose their own “pathway”

While students’ course loads will stay the same, the main change is that the new curriculum includes fewer required courses.
George the Peacock

Bird squabble 

I had the honour of spotting George in the quad and asking him a few questions before he began shrieking and flew away.  
federal budget 2023

UVic graduate community joins nation-wide walkout to demand a living wage

On May 1, hundreds gathered outside UVic's McPherson library as part of a Canada-wide walkout organized by Support our Science (SOS).
UVic McKinnon Building

Exploring the legacy behind the name of UVic’s McKinnon Building

Archibald McNaughton McKinnon, better known as Archie McKinnon, was born in Scotland in 1896. He came to Victoria in 1913.
Two people grimacing at someone's smell, illustration by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Scent (or stench) of a student

UVic is supposed to be a scent-free campus, but more often than not the signs on campus that make students aware of this policy are ignored. Recently, a redditor posted…

A look at the B.C. Climate Emergency Campaign’s open letter on climate change

BC Climate Emergency Campaign is a group of organizations uniting to hold the government accountable for climate policy and action.
UVic Society for students with a disability

SSD raising awareness for invisible and dynamic disabilities 

The UVic Society for Students with a Disability (SSD) is running two campaigns in March to increase membership and raise awareness.
UVic budget

UVic announces four per cent budget reduction 

In an internal memo sent out last month, UVic announced that a four per cent budget reduction will come into effect on April 1, 2023. The reductions will occur across…

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