sexual assault

Sexual assault survivors are falling off the UVic edge

There’s been a lot of discussion recently about UVic’s sexual assault policy (or rather, their lack thereof), and rightfully so. From the assault that occurred on campus last September, to…

BREAKING: Premier announces support for sexual assault bill

Premier Christy Clark has pledged her support for the Post-Secondary Sexual Violence Policies Act tabled last week by Andrew Weaver, MLA Oak Bay-Gordon Head, it was announced this afternoon. Premier…

Sexual assault survivors criticize university over treatment

After a disturbing sexual assault in the spring of 2014 by a classmate, the last thing Lane Foster wanted to face were challenges when beginning her healing process. Foster went…

Protests continue as MLA tables sexual assault bill

The lack of a sexual assault policy on B.C. campuses has become a public issue in recent weeks, and it’s only going to get bigger if a UVic activist has…

UVic student arrested after alleged sexual assaults

A University of Victoria student has been arrested Monday following allegations of sexual assault from four female students. The allegations were made public along with the recommendation of charges from…

New sexual assault clinic to break down access barriers

“We’re stretching our arms open to welcome as many people as possible.” On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic opens its doors to the public. The clinic is…

Acclaimed YouTube activist not without detractors

Laci Green’s recent talk at Uvic on Sept. 30 has received mixed responses from students, with some of the student body seeing the activist’s talk as problematic. We could talk…

UPDATE: Campus groups respond to sexual assault incident

Update: On Oct. 2, UVic contacted the Martlet to clarify that the posting on UVic’s homepage was not a media release, and was originally posted on Sept. 27, with an…

UPDATE: Police investigating after sexual assault on campus

Detectives are currently investigating a sexual assault that occurred on UVic campus involving a female student in the early morning of Saturday, Sept. 26, according to a Saanich Police media…

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