Posts By: Martlet Staff

Director of student affairs candidate 2014: Kaylee Szakacs

Kaylee Szakacs is the Vision UVic candidate for director of student affairs. She is one of two candidates running for this position. Voting for this election opens March 5, 2014. What area do you study at UVic? I study psychology in the faculty of social sciences—specifically with a focus on infant, child, and adolescence and… Read more »

Director of student affairs candidate: Alison Root

Alison Root is the Link UVic candidate for director of student affairs. She is one of two candidates running for this position. Voting for this election opens March 5, 2014 What area do you study at UVic? I’m in linguistics and social justice studies. Why did you choose to run for this position? I’m really… Read more »

Director of finance and operations candidate 2014: Anas Cheema

Anas Cheema is the Vision UVic candidate for director of finance and operations. He is the only candidate running for this position. Voting for this election opens March 5, 2014. What is your area of study at UVic? I’m majoring in economics and finance. Are there any other clubs or organizations that you’re affiliated with?… Read more »

UVSS election 2014: candidate directory

The time of year has come again for UVic students to select who they wish to represent them on the UVic Students’ Society (UVSS) board of directors. The UVSS draft budget for 2013-14 estimated $2 486 534 in revenue from membership fees and the 2012-13 audit reported $2 502 512 collected from students, according to UVSS financial documents. In… Read more »

Director of events candidate 2014: Casey Lazar

Casey Lazar is the independent candidate for director of events. He is one of three candidates running for this position. Voting for this election opens March 5, 2014. What area do you study? I’m a psychology student. I’m doing a bachelor of science in psychology though, which is a bit different than most people. I… Read more »

Director of events candidate 2014: Ian Lackie

Ian Lackie is the Vision UVic candidate for director of events. He is one of three candidates running for this position. Voting for this election opens March 5, 2014. What area do you study? I study in economics and business. I’m in my fourth year. Sum up ­­­Ian Lackie in one sentence. I’m a driven… Read more »

Chairperson candidate 2014: Kayleigh Erickson

Kayleigh Erickson is the chairperson candidate for Vision UVic. She is one of two candidates running for the position. Voting for this election opens March 5, 2014. What area do you study at UVic? I’m going into my third year of political science with a minor in sociology. What made you decide to run for… Read more »

Chairperson candidate 2014: Matt Hammer

Matt Hammer is the chairperson candidate for Link UVic. He is one of two candidates running for this position. Voting for this election opens March 5, 2014. What area do you study at UVic? I’m a history major with a minor in biology. What made you decide to run for chairperson? I’ve spent the last year… Read more »

Editorial: Abandoning liberty for security

In early June 2013, former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was collecting the telecommunications records of American citizens. The revelation shed light on the NSA’s global surveillance system, which expanded after  9-11. However, despite the protests and controversy that Snowden’s cache first… Read more »

Sex is great—communicate

By many accounts, romantic overtures were once a little simpler. Romance and sexuality required only a slightly veiled indication of interest to make intentions clear. Of course, the complexity beneath the surface has likely changed little over history. It’s just that, in modern society, the average person is more equipped—and permitted—to match language to their… Read more »