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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…

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…

The trials and tribulations of returning to my small hometown for the summer

Despite its flaws, Nanaimo isn’t all bad. We have nice beaches once you clear the empty cans of Lucky Lager. We have some semblance of a nightlife if you can…

A Facebook community is trading for positive change

In an online society littered with anonymous hate and social media trolls, Zoltan Szoges was inspired to create the group after posting a photo of himself looking to trade a…

A conversation with Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire

UVic’s Department of Humanities honoured Roméo Dallaire as the first recipient of their Public Humanist award for his role as the commander of the United Nations peacekeeping mission during the…

Coordinated global youth strike sees movement of a million strong

Over one million young people from some 1 600 communities across the world decided to ditch school on Friday, Mar. 15 to tell adults to quit ditching the future when…

International students 40 per cent of UVic Food Bank users

A “direct result of tuition hikes,” says coordinator According to data collected by the UVSS Food Bank and Free Store between May and December 2018, of the 300-500 students who…

Emotional gathering in Victoria for Stolen Sisters Memorial March

Hundreds gather in Victoria for the 12th annual Stolen Sisters Memorial March “It’s a tough day,” says Dwayne Joe of Cowichan Tribes. He is one of hundreds gathered outside of…

EDITORIAL | CRD Climate Emergency only first step

Now what? In case you didn’t get the memo (on p. 3), the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board of Directors voted on Feb. 13 to declare a “Climate Emergency,” joining…