Posts By: Heike Lettrari

How to vote in the federal election

So you want to vote in the federal election on Oct. 19? That’s great, because I want you to vote, too. According to Stats Canada, our age groups (as students) had the lowest voter turnout rate in the last federal election: only 38.8 per cent of 18–24 year-olds took part, followed by only 45.1 per… Read more »

UVic’s smoking policy and you

You’re on your way to the Cornett building. You’re rushing, because you’re not exactly sure where that office is, and it’s a maze in that building at best. You round the corner by the McPherson Library and WHAM! A smell like someone’s thrown a dustpan of ashes in your face. You groan; cigarette smoke gives… Read more »