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Commerce Students’ Society cancels week-long homelessness fundraiser due to coronavirus

Amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Victoria Commerce Students’ Society (CSS) have decided to cancel a week-long event dedicated to increasing awareness about homelessness, but will still…

Ninth annual Ideafest showcases UVic research

From March 2-7, UVic’s ninth annual Ideafest offered 35 events that publicized research being done by students, faculty, and staff. The week-long festival included interdisciplinary panels, student presentations, and a…

Petition to close UVic due to coronavirus garners over 1 300 signatures overnight

Within hours of the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, University of Victoria students decided to take matters into their own hands. At 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday,…

Resources to get you through the slump of paper-writing season

Have you ever stared at the blinking cursor on a blank Word document? Watching in agony as it mocks you for not having a clue what to write, or how…

UVSS elections are dramatic and nepotistic, and cooperatives won’t change that

Rather than having slates, which loosely resemble political parties, or having everyone run as independent candidates, the UVSS created their own new confusing hybrid model in an effort to reduce…

UVSS ELECTIONS | WUSC referendum

Tuqa Al-Mosawi wants to increase the student fee levy for the World University Service of Canada Student Refugee Program that brought her to Canada. The program sponsors refugees who cannot…

A case against participation marks

Are participation marks really necessary for evaluating performance in university classes? One of our writers takes a closer look.

Why I’m hatin’ Vape Nation

Too many people think vapes are exempt from the rules due to their overall low profile, and I’ve frankly had enough. Respect my right to clean air within campus, and…
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Over $2 500 in parts stolen from the UVic Formula Motorsport workshop

Crucial equipment was discovered missing from the UVic Formula Motorsport club's workshop yesterday, threatening their participation in an international competition this May. The parts are suspected to be stolen, and…