Muslim and Jewish student associations host shared dinner

The Jewish and Muslim community have a long history of both peaceful and violent interaction, but to the UVic Jewish Students Association (JSA) and the UVic Muslim Students Association (MSA),…

We read the UVSS Strategic Plan so you don’t have to

At the Oct. 27 Annual General Meeting, the UVSS Board of Directors released their two-year Strategic Plan. The 32-page document includes the results of an annual survey published by the…

Streeters: What are your thoughts on Donald Trump getting elected?

“Honestly I’ve tried to distance myself from American politics recently ‘cause I just find it so frustrating. And I am just trying to look at positives in Canada rather than…

Senate exploring options for fall reading break extension

If you wish the three-day reprieve from classes in the middle of November was a little bit longer, you may be in luck: consultations are underway to determine the fea-…

Pacific NorthWest LNG must be opposed, says panel

A full crowd packed the First Peoples House for Pacific NorthWest LNG: New Pipeline Same Problems, a series of presentations and panel discussions on Nov. 7. Presented by the Society…

National Day of Action draws crowd at UVic

UVic students and community members gathered in the front of McPherson Library on Wednesday to join thousands of students across Canada rallying for free post-secondary education as part of a…

VicMUN 2016: Students come together for annual Model UN conference

From Oct. 21–23, UVic hosted VicMUN 2016, the tenth annual Model United Nations conference. The largest of its kind, it hosted a record 175 delegates from high schools and universities…

Opportunitree aims to make job search less awful for everyone

If you’re looking to get a job, keep yourself busy, or generally improve your lot in life, there’s a very good chance you’ll visit a job search website. If you’re…

The Walrus Talks bring optimistic perspectives on youth leadership

On a dreary Monday night in the Farquhar Auditorium, seven inspirational Canadians suffused the University of Victoria with stories of youth leadership. The return of The Walrus Talks to Victoria…

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