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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…

Final UVSS board meeting sees presentations on election report

On April 15, the 2018/2019 UVSS Board of Directors met for the final time to reflect on potential ways to improve UVSS elections and poli-sci gargoyles. The meeting consisted of…

EDITORIAL | Activism shouldn’t take a summer holiday

As classes end and exam season wraps up, students head back home, jet off to Southeast Asia, or relocate for a four-month internship or co-op in a new city. The…

Blood and bruises: inclusive classrooms gone wrong

B.C. teachers and students are increasingly at risk of attack in a system that cannot support traumatized and violent children in regular classrooms, and the University of Victoria falls woefully…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Changing the name

UVic has decided to decline taking a stance of support Unist’ot’en. For me, this is a testament to the limits of reconciliation. For universities and many Canadian institutions, even the…

Holodomor bus teaches students about the Ukrainian genocide

The bus is impossible to miss. It’s massive, painted with orange wheat fields, blue sky, and “HOLODOMOR — THE UKRAINIAN GENOCIDE” in white capital letters. A sight that causes drivers…

Complaints about Starbucks uncovered in emails to UVic admin from community

Broken hearts, ethical concerns, and presidentally-addressed Facebook reactions — all new information discovered by the Martlet through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. Between Nov. 6 and Nov. 20 2018,…

Stringing together community in the face of international tuition hikes

International students all over the world share the anguish of being cash cows for their host societies. When the UVic Board of Governors approved another 15 per cent tuition raise…

Social justice panel connects dots from societal barriers to individual suffering

The “Social Justice and Human Rights” panel at UVic on April 5 encouraged participants to look beyond the individual to the structures of society that are granting or limiting their…

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