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UVic students among those who turned their backs on Trudeau and Scheer

The Daughters of the Vote event in Ottawa was more politically-charged than usual this year when delegates turned their backs during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's speech, and left the room…

Letter | UVic needs to walk the talk about reconciliation

UVic Pride has noticed that UVic is steadfast in identifying as an ally to Indigenous people but has failed to offer a response to one of the most significant bodies…

Patrick Boyle to play at latest ‘Blues for Eric’ concert on April 13

Trumpet star and UVic professor Patrick Boyle will celebrate the seminal music of Louis Armstrong while raising funds at the ninth 'Blues for Eric' benefit concert. The show starts at…
vote B.C. snap election

Voter turnout 2.97 per cent for UVic Senate student elections

On Monday, April 8, the Office of the University Secretary released the election results from the race for student senators on the University of Victoria website. Of the 21 042…

LETTER | To the UVic Board of Governors on denying support for the Unist’ot’en

As an institution supposedly committed to supporting the process of reconciliation, UVic must first reconcile its own complicity in silencing the voices of Indigenous matriarchs, and reconsider the decision to…

Students blockade Michael Williams Building at UVic

A group of students formed a picket line at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, blockading UVic’s primary administrative building to protest the #UVic Board of Governors' international tuition hikes and continued…

LETTER | Canada was colonized based on racism and classism

To suggest that the proposed international student tuition fee hikes will further, or create, class divisions is a backward logic, and is just as much a fallacy as the dominant…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Addressing the bigger picture

As the Firekeeper of the Native Students Union, I started writing in this column for the sole purpose of pressuring the University of Victoria to address the injustices against the…

UVic’s Japanese Culture Club hosts first Japanese Equinox Festival

From the drums of the Uminari Taiko group that made the Michele Pujol room rumble to the Furusato Dancers twirling with branches of flowering cherry blossoms, the Japanese Equinox Festival,…

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