Free tuition is not the ideal solution to student woes

The #allnoutnov2 National Student Day of Action, a reactionary movement to ever-climbing tuition, sought foremost to push back against the notion that, as the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) puts…

UVSS directors defend National Student Day of Action absence

The UVSS board of directors are once again at the centre of controversy after the UVSS’s noted absence at last week’s #alloutnov2 National Student Day of Action rally. The Nov.…

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…

Students to rally against cost of tuition at National Day of Action

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, students across Canada are participating in a National Day of Action, with a multitude of events all co-ordinated by the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). Students…

Getting the band back together: Inside the UVSS’s split—and possible reunion—with the ABCS

In December 2013, the Alliance of B.C. Students (ABCS), a non-profit advocacy group with a mission to address issues facing post-secondary education in British Columbia, was formed. The University of…

R.I.S.E. Summit gathers students to ‘support, nurture, and heal’

Two University of Victoria students, Sue Bishop and Simone Blais, will be attending the inaugural Racialized Indigenous Student Experience (R.I.S.E) Summit, hosted in Scarborough, Ont., from March 19–21. The summit…

Did CFS bad blood turn into UVSS mad love?

On Nov. 15, 2010, the University of Victoria Students Society (UVSS) began what turned into a lengthy legal battle to withdraw from the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), a national…

Camosun College Student Society sounds off on CFS controversy

In response to the CFS national chairperson’s assertions in your article, we must confess we are deeply troubled. While we cannot verify all of those assertions to be untrue, we…

Canadian Federation of Students ‘under attack,’ says anonymous email

On Feb. 12, an anonymous email was sent to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) concerning a series of events beginning in October 2014 which allegedly undermine the “fundamental principles”…

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