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NSU advocates for cost-free ONECard name changes for Indigenous students

In November 2021, the University of Victoria began reimbursing students who wanted to update their ONECards to reflect a change in name for their gender identity. This news was a…

UVSS Director advocates for Victoria’s Missing Middle Housing Initiative

On Aug. 4, the City of Victoria held a public hearing which gave residents a chance to voice their opinions on the contentious Missing Middle Housing Initiative. Among those who…

What you need to know about monkeypox on Vancouver Island

Multiple countries have seen an uptick in monkeypox cases this summer, causing the World Health Organization to declare the monkeypox virus an international health emergency in late July. With infections…
Photo of the rocketry team with their rocket. Provided by UVic Rocketry.

UVic Rocketry places second in national competition

Earlier this month, UVic Rocketry won second place in the Launch Canada sounding rocket competition. The team attended the first ever Launch Canada event in Cochrane, Ontario where they competed…

New West Shore campus expected to increase opportunities for UVic students

UVic has announced its collaboration with Royal Roads University and Camosun College in a new campus set to open in 2024 in the West Shore area of Langford. 
The outside of the Uvic Campus Bike Centre

SPOKES bike program reopening and rebranding as the BikeHub under UVic management

After more than two years since the closure of SPOKES, students will once again have access to a bike loan program on campus. The new BikeHub, the rebrand of SPOKES,…

Mar. 25 UVSS Tweetcap: Ratification of election results, confusion on VIPIRG

Mar. 25 was a beautiful day and the sun was still covering campus in a warm glow by the time the UVSS meeting rolled around at 6 p.m. As the…

Professor Taiaiake Alfred resigns from UVic

Founding Director of UVic’s Indigenous Governance program says he “embodied toxic masculinity” On Wednesday, March 6, Indigenous news publication Two Row Times broke the news that Taiaiake Alfred, now former…

2018 stories of the year

The Martlet’s five biggest stories from the past 365 days A near collapse of a prestigious literary journal, panic about a literal collapse, and the corporate takeover of campus food…