Posts By: Emily Fagan

UVic grads spread Himalayan grace through Fazl Socks

Looking for a gift that’ll warm your heart and keep your feet cozy this hol- iday season? Fazl Socks challenges consumers to “wear the change you want to see in the world.” The North India-based, cause-driven business, launched in May of 2016 by two UVic alumni, works alongside disadvan- taged women to produce traditional Himalayan… Read more »

Free tuition is not the ideal solution to student woes

The #allnoutnov2 National Student Day of Action, a reactionary movement to ever-climbing tuition, sought foremost to push back against the notion that, as the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) puts it, further education is a “privilege and a personal benefit that students and their families should have to pay for.” But bringing free post-secondary education… Read more »

Campus invaders to be pruned with new management strategy

A comprehensive Invasive Species Management Strategy is coming soon to UVic, with a draft of the adaptive management plan to be made available through the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability in mid-October. Balancing a growing university with the value of natural spaces is a recurring dilemma. The management strategy is a single effort to… Read more »