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Writers raise concern about changes in Malahat Review editorship

University of Victoria plans to institute tenured faculty as next editor of prestigious literary journal Members of the Victoria literary community are holding a meeting to address concerns regarding a…

April 6 UVic Senate meeting recap

The first Friday of April brought members of the UVic Senate together to discuss the latest news for the final weeks of the 2017/18 spring term. After a busy March…

Students, new senators react to Senate attendance report

Questions raised regarding students serving on UVSS board and Senate at the same time Students and senators future, past, and present reacted strongly to the news that 11 of the…

New Johnson Street Bridge finally opens

Bridge open to public after five years of Martlet reporting I started my engineering degree at UVic in 2013 and I remember volunteering to write for the Martlet a month…

E-Bike invention ‘The Caboost’ wins $1 5000 award at prestigious Vancouver Island competition

UVic student king of the hills The burning sensation in your quads, the gasping for air, and the lactic acid building in your legs: three feelings that cyclists in Victoria…

Why are there so many Albertans at UVic?

It’s a situation we’ve all been in. You’re out with some new University of Victoria friends, getting some drinks, and learning about these people you’re really excited to get to…

UVic professor gets shoutout on Jeopardy

”Linguistics, 1200,” says the Jeopardy contestant on the March 26, 2018 edition of the show. Alex Trebek, doing his best (see: worst) Valley Girl accent, reads the clue: “Alexandra D’Arcy…

Creating context for #MeToo

History of Sex and Power course examines how sex shaped America It’s rare to understand the historical significance of an event as it’s being lived, but that’s the opportunity that…

Remembering Nijin John

The UVic community lost one of their own last weekend. Nijin John, a 27-year-old chemistry researcher, passed away in a surfing accident in Tofino on Feb. 10. John was in…