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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…

My experiences with sexual harassment at CARSA

Sierra has organized a petition asking for accountability from the university regarding sexual harassment at CARSA and UVic. Click here to check out the petition.    On June 18, I told…

CARSA updates Code of Conduct to explicitly prohibit “Personal or Sexual Harassment”

CARSA has made updates to their Code of Conduct last week to include “personal and sexual harassment” on their list of unacceptable behaviours. In addition to these changes to Code…

Change in CARSA dress code sparks online backlash

A new dress code at CARSA has caused a stir online after a gym member took to Instagram to voice her concern about being told her shorts violated the updated…

CARSA to host Toronto Raptors training camp in September

It’s common knowledge that CARSA is always busier in September, usually with first-years who think they’ll actually have time to workout amid their schoolwork. This year, however, a few of…

CARSA member suspended after swearing at sexual harassers

A CARSA member has been suspended from CARSA for one month after being told by staffers at the gym that she had violated CARSA’s behavioural policy by swearing at gym…

A letter to UVic: It’s not you, it’s me-ortgage rates

Dear UVic, I have a confession: I’m a nerd. That’s right; a pun-loving, glasses-wearing, life-long learner, a lover of science and politics and all things academic. I am involved in…

CARSA under fire after harassment complaints

On March 1, Vikes Athletics announced that the Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA) had been recognized with an Outstanding Sports Facility award by the National Intramural-Recreational Sports…

Olympic dreams put on full display at CARSA

The athletes who filed into CARSA’s gym on the morning of Sunday, Feb. 19, differed in gender, height, size, and age, but they all had one unifying trait—they dreamt about…

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