• #MeToo

    One year after the #MeToo movement made waves across the world, our writer looks at what's changed — and what hasn't.
  • Winter Blues got you down?

    Tips and tricks to stay on top of your mental health as the days get shorter, darker, and colder.
  • #FreeStudentPress

    In solidarity with the University of Alberta's student newspaper and along with several student newspapers across Canada, here's our editorial decrying Kerry Diotte's choice to pursue legal action against The Gateway.
  • CanAssist at UVic

    Children with special needs now have the potential for a lot more independence, inclusion, and fun.
  • #StopStarbucks movement on campus

    Activism is afoot at UVic as a group of students are gathering to protest the university’s recent announcement that Finnerty Express will be replaced with a Starbucks in the fall of 2019.

Get thrifty with it

A non-exhaustive list of some of Victoria’s thrift stores for the sustainable shopper As Millennial and Gen-Z university students, we know that thrifting is the best way to get that Urban Outfitters, vintage aesthetic without paying a semester’s tuition, your right arm, and your firstborn. Buying second-hand is also more sustainable; it’s a great way… Read more »

Your Dec. 3 UVSS board meeting Tweetcap

Annual survey results take centre-stage at first meeting of the month The UVSS meeting on Dec. 3 was called to order with the arrival of pizza — the perfect food for any good assembly of decision-makers. Pierre-Paul Angelblazer, Director of Outreach and University Relations, opened the meeting with a whack of his gavel as he… Read more »

Review: Neither Wolf Nor Dog

A haunting and beautiful film Neither Wolf nor Dog follows Kent Nerburn (played by Christopher Sweeney), an author from Minnesota, who is commissioned to write a book about a Native American man named Dan (played by Dave Bald Eagle) about his history and heritage. Together, they travel through the heart of Lakota county in South… Read more »

In it to WIN it

Local non-profit Women in Need is helping women in Victoria in a variety of areas “There is a change coming in the lives of girls and women. But it is up to us to make it come.” -Alice Munro Need an inexpensive but brand-new Crooks and Castles jacket? A cityscape patterned vintage tie? Maybe a… Read more »

UVic can expect a series of new projects and partnerships coming soon

Your latest Board of Governors meeting recap Nov. 27 saw the second UVic Board of Governors meeting of the year and highlighted a suite of projects and partnerships that the university is setting in motion. These included UVic’s Strategic Framework, the forming of an Indigenous Community Advisory Council, and the development of several partnerships, including… Read more »

Cinecenta’s $20 000 renovations to begin over December break

Movie-goers can expect fresh paint, repaired seats in the new year, with more updates anticipated in the near future Cinecenta, UVic’s student-run campus movie theatre, will undergo $20 000 worth of renovations, beginning with updates to its walls, carpet, seats, and stage over the winter break. An additional $10 000 is anticipated to update the… Read more »

Give me liberty, or give me library fines

Why the UVic library should end the archaic practice of fining students for late returns Deadlines are everywhere, especially in university. Essays, projects, rent, tuition, graduation application — it can be a lot to keep track of. But perhaps the most trivial deadlines a student can miss are the ones enforced by the library. Which… Read more »

UVic hosts fourth annual Building Reconciliation Forum

“Education got us into this mess, so it’s education that has to get us out” Nearly 250 leading thinkers from universities, federal and regional governments, and Indigenous communities and governing bodies came from across Canada to participate in the fourth Building Reconciliation Forum hosted by UVic on Nov. 15 and 16. The annual forum, hosted… Read more »