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“Years in the making”: Innovative community responses to food insecurity during COVID-19

As food banks are tightening their belts, some are looking at gardens for their potential. Others look to more radical ways to combat food insecurity.

Local choir singing for more than music

Although choir has always been a huge part of her life, Rama DeLaRosa never saw herself becoming a choir director — let alone someone who has helped people find their…
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Protect your community, support local businesses

"Unity and solidarity are more important than ever. Now is the time for us to band together and find a way to keep each other afloat while society struggles to…

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…

LETTER | Re: “Shock and disappointment” towards UVic and Vikes Athletics

First and foremost, the Vikes and the university in no way condone abusive behaviour by coaches.


On Jan. 16, the UVSS approved three questions to be posed to UVic students alongside the 2020 student society elections. One of the three questions will ask students whether they…

Marie Clements’s film Red Snow illuminates unexplored relationships

In her film Red Snow, shown on Feb. 13 at the Victoria Film Festival, Marie Clements draws connections between the experiences of the Gwich’in and the Afghan people post-9/11. She…

Comic Potential showcases striking set design and effective changes in tone

Showing at the Phoenix Theatre until Feb. 22, Comic Potential is a polished, romantic, sci-fi comedy. The performance features both comedic and dramatic moments as well as striking set design.

UVic offers free pads and tampons for all

In Canada, 34 per cent of women and girls have at some point had to give up another necessity in order to budget for menstrual products. At UVic, starting in…

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