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    Visual Arts chair halts hiring, calls for equity review

    The University of Victoria’s search for two tenure-track assistant professors in the Visual Arts department has been put on hold for an equity review in light of concerns raised.
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    EDITORIAL

    Exposing misogyny in sports
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    Viva la revolution!

    Craft Beer Revolution's second edition bigger, better, and pleasantly quaffable.
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    Anarchy Angels smite the A-Team

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    Mushroom workshop an educational exercise in sustainability

    If you are interested in learning about the mystical world of fungi, join Jessica Wolf for a workshop on growing your own mushrooms in Errington, B.C.

Alanna Mitchell brings scientific perspective to Intrepid Theatre

Science, journalism, activism, and theatre — there’s something for everyone in Alanna Mitchell’s one-woman show Sea Sick, which ran May 13–14 at Metro Studio. Mitchell’s self-written and produced monologue, based on her book of the same name, is part of Uno Fest, a series of solo shows mounted by Intrepid Theatre. This is Uno Fest’s eighteenth year,… Read more »

Photo: UVic students visit Coast Guard vessel

On April 10, UVic grad students and MEOPeers led by David Atkinson were invited to tour the CCGS (Canadian Coast Guard Ship) Sir Wilfrid Laurier, which was moored in Patricia Bay for maintenance in preparation for the coming field season. The tour was organized through the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR)-funded project,… Read more »

Academic Confessions: Engineering an opportunity

A co-worker asked me one day, “Why mechanical engineering?” I ummed and ahhhed for  a minute and realized that I had no answer. I had no idea why I chose to study mechanical engineering. Maybe it’s because I fancy myself as a smart lady who’s good at math and physics and can usually understand machines…. Read more »

Macbeth brings a moody display of local talent

A crimson glow, flashes of lightning and scary shadows mark the eleventh century as actors travel back in time for Brian Richmond’s adaptation of the Scottish Play. Blue Bridge Theatre’s third production of its seventh season features a local cast and several UVic students. Most viewers will require no explanation of the famous Shakespearean tragedy…. Read more »

Visual Arts chair halts hiring, calls for equity review

The University of Victoria’s search for two tenure-track assistant professors in the Visual Arts department has been put on hold for an equity review in light of concerns raised around the exclusion of an Indigenous candidate from the hiring shortlist.

Events: May 7–30

Art Free Play exhibit at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria If “please don’t touch the art” really leaves you chapped, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has got something for you! Free Play is a hands-on exhibit that asks you to get interactive with art, games, games as art, and art as games — all tackling… Read more »

A-Team thwarted by Anarchy Angels

Thrilling action. Dazzling skill. Lightning speed. Two teams battering each other black and blue, leaving it all out on the rink. No, it’s not the NHL playoffs — it’s roller derby. When I arrived at the Archie Browning Arena in Esquimalt for the Eves of Destruction home opener, I was greeted by a large crowd cheering as… Read more »