Star Wars

One-man Star Wars performance and UNO Fest show how artists are adapting and supporting the community

Like many things these days, the arts have had to adjust to a post-COVID-19 world. At the time of writing, B.C. is still restricting gatherings of over 50 people. Theatres…

COMIC: Smith vs. Smith #10

Poe Dameron #1 earns its high-flying namesake

There’s no better time to be a Star Wars fan than right now — and better still if you’re into comic books. Marvel’s unprecedented partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm has allowed them…

UVic PhD student has course plans for Force fans

For David Christopher, teaching a course about Star Wars seems almost like destiny. Christopher has watched, studied, and loved the franchise ever since the age of seven, when his father…

Why we should let go of our hate and forgive George Lucas

To say there’s been some hype around the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (TFA) would be an astronomical understatement. Whether it’s the introduction of new characters (What’s Kylo Ren’s…

Why the world needs Star Wars

After the dismal experience of the prequel trilogy, people came to speak of Star Wars with disdain. An entire community, long dreaming of an experience akin to the grand unfolding…

Streeters: Are you going to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

  “Yes, I’m planning on seeing it on the 20th. It’s my best friend’s birthday that day and he’s having a Star Wars-themed birthday party which includes laser tag and…

Attack of the apathy: How making my friend watch Star Wars backfired

I love Star Wars. And after hearing that the Martlet was putting out a Star Wars-themed issue, I was excited. From being enchanted by the colourful worlds of the prequel…

Starships and soundscapes: How John Williams makes Star Wars sing

When the first teaser trailer for The Force Awakens premiered last November, it didn’t take much to get me excited. The promise of new stories and adventures in the galaxy…

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