McPherson Library

The McPherson Library men's bathroom, photo by Braedon Lowey.

Who is the shy pooper king?

Raindrops rolled down the foggy window of my second-floor perch as I peered out at the open umbrellas weaving through the quad, obscuring the figures underneath, nothing but legs. It…
McPherson Library in December, 2022, photo via UVic on Instagram (@universityofvictoria).

The name behind the McPherson Library

The McPherson Library is a focal point of our campus — located at the head of the quad, it is a building that almost everyone passes coming or going from…
Photo by Manmitha Deepthi.

“Shaping Relations, Tethered Together” opens at the McPherson Library

When you walk into the McPherson Library, your first thought would rarely be about the art that’s displayed beneath it. However, tucked in the lower level is the Legacy Maltwood…
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4 pandemic study tips for UVic students

How to manage school while stuck at home This year, most UVic students will be attending their classes from home. This new reality has made it hard for many of…

Give me liberty, or give me library fines

Why the UVic library should end the archaic practice of fining students for late returns Deadlines are everywhere, especially in university. Essays, projects, rent, tuition, graduation application — it can…

Racist remarks lead to cover up of chalkboard in library foyer

Due to the recurring appearance of racist remarks, the communication chalkboard in the foyer of the McPherson Library at UVic was covered up on Oct. 16. “It didn’t go unnoticed.…

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