op-eds

The predictable backlash to #MeToo

The #MeToo movement is making strides at upping the ante on a societal level when it comes to taking cases of sexual assault more seriously. The process and sentencing of…

Is it harder for our generation to find love?

How our social media personas affect relationships That five-inch device in your pocket or in your hands (and what you’re probably using to read this article with) may be the…

Now is the time for intersectional action

Stolen Sisters March as important as any demonstration Victoria’s first Stolen Sisters Memorial March was held Feb. 14, 2009, on the unceded and traditional territories of the Lekwungen communities, Songhees,…

The Martlet’s 5 hottest takes of 2017

Every year, white-hot opinion pieces are printed to figuratively burn holes through newspapers far and wide. This year, however — fueled by the numerous outlandish statements of U.S. President Donald Trump, the…

Higher learning or efficient spending?

My feelings for our institution are familial; it is both loved and hated. These feelings confounded me one day in the bookstore café. After buying coffee from the university-owned subsidiary,…

Running circles around a packed schedule

Being a varsity athlete has taught me how important it is to stay organized and on top of things. It has definitely been a learning curve and even in my…

Returning to school routines

With September approaching, it’s difficult to know whether I’ve really changed as a student since April. I’ve often had to give vague and mixed answers to those who ask how…

The lens: Canadian University Press

Opinion cartoon

Sensitivity has an image problem

On January 27, Brian Farnan, vice-president internal of the Students’ Society of McGill University, was asked to publically apologize for sending a mass email featuring a GIF of U.S. President…