CARSA

CARSA, photo by Myles Sauer.

The CARSA that could have been

I’ve always been confused by the giant glass box that sits on the roof of CARSA, Centre for Athletics Recreation and Special Abilities. A third level was added to the…
Wheelchair basketball, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

A guide to accessible sport in Victoria

The Paralympics are upon us, with opening ceremonies taking place on March 4. With the televising of these inspiring athletes comes an increase in awareness for adapted and inclusive athletics.…
CARSA building, photo by Myles Sauer.

CARSA booking system was a “disaster”

In accordance with the Provincial Health Officer’s Feb. 15 COVID-19 update, most indoor capacity restrictions have been lifted, fitness centres among them.
Pathway by Sedgewick building at the University of Victoria

UVic refusing to refund annual parking passes, offering credit for CARSA memberships

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting normal life across the globe, the University of Victoria is receiving criticism from students for not refunding the 12-month annual parking pass after classes for…

UVic must expand commercial opportunities, build shopping centre

"I propose a redoubling of UVic’s attempts to attract corporate interests to the campus, that we may both line our coffers and provide additional shopping experiences to our many prosperous…

We need more than just a hashtag

On Oct. 15, 2017, a tweet changed the world. “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too” as a status, we might give people…

Top 10 news stories of 2017

These past 12 months have been hectic for most of us, and the UVic campus was not spared from any of the chaos that 2017 brought. Although the Martlet’s top…

Dear Birdie #1

The Martlet’s new bi-weekly advice column Dear Birdie: I was way too nervous in the first few days of classes and I didn’t talk to anyone. Now school is kicking…

CARSA dress code story draws mixed reactions

A Martlet article about a stricter dress code at CARSA has inspired lively and mixed responses on social media. News outlets like the Times Colonist, the Vancouver Sun, and CBC…

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