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UVic snow closure

UVic’s ‘negligence’ during snowstorm prompts backlash after student injuries

UVic's treatment of snow-related campus closures on Jan. 17 and 18 has led to criticism about university policies and a petition.

Men’s Wellness Panel: In review

The Anti-Violence Project (AVP), UVic’s sexual assault support centre, facilitated a Men’s Wellness panel on Nov. 23. 
Handmade gifts

With holidays on the horizon, financial pressures loom large for students

Even handmade gifts have prices attached, and it’s troubling that gift-giving is such an undertaking for students under financial stress.
Free Palestine

Student walkout calls on UVic to condemn genocide, protect students from rising hate

The words “Free, free Palestine” echoed throughout UVic as hundreds of students made their way around Ring Road with six calls to action.
Food bank

Food banks, who are they really for?

If food banks are meant to support those experiencing food insecurity, why can’t international students fit this definition?
UVic Society for students with a disability

SSD raising awareness for invisible and dynamic disabilities 

The UVic Society for Students with a Disability (SSD) is running two campaigns in March to increase membership and raise awareness.
Emily, Mariana, and Alexander; Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish, photos by Sajjan Sarai.

What’s your major?

As a university student, you learn to expect the pattern of questions that ensue when someone attempts to make small talk. Usually, it goes something along the lines of, “What…
Ukrainian

Disinformation is fuelling harassment on Canadian university campuses

On Jan. 25, the University of Victoria  a (UVic USS) released a statement regarding increasing harassment toward Ukrainian students. Over the next week, similar situations came to light at three…
Someone at a bus stop reading the Martlet's 2023 holiday issue, photo by Mary MacLeod.

UVic holidays: What students plan to do over the break

The winter break always looks a bit different for everyone. Many students travel home to spend time with family while others travel to new places. Some wait until the last…

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