I met my guide, Don, a middle-aged systems administrator with dad jeans and a friendly mustache in an unknown wing of the Clearihue basement. I walked over to shake his hand and felt my feet melt into the floor from that dank kush I bought from my roommate. He opened the first door and walked past… Read more »
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The UVSS Elections Office has announced that Encompass UVic won a decisive victory against the other slates, with only a single director-at-large from Woke UVic winning a place on the next year’s UVSS Board of Directors. A fee increase to support University 101 passed with 66.8 per cent in favour, while an increase to the travel… Read more »
At the inaugural 2015-16 UVic Board of Governors meeting on Sept. 29, members were briefed on the university’s response to a recent sexual assault as well as August’s employee harassment situation and President Jamie Cassels’ presentation to provincial MLAs on post-secondary funding, which includes proposed tuition increases to professional programs like law. CAMPUS MISCONDUCT Michael… Read more »
Since stepping down as editor-in-chief of this fine publication, I’ve had the chance to reflect on what I want to do next in my life. I’ve thought about starting a podcast, exercising more, volunteering at local charities, and so on. But hey, could you hand me that wrench over there? No, the smaller one. See,… Read more »
This past Saturday, UVic engineers gathered in ECS to compete in UVEC, the University of Victoria Engineering Competition. The one-day event, consisting of team competitions in various disciplines, was a qualifying event for regional and national engineering competitions. This summer, competitions included re-engineering (transforming an object), debate, senior design (creating an object from provided parts), and… Read more »
The public portion of the May 25 UVSS board meeting was mostly devoted to presentations by the B.C. chapter of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS-BC) and CFUV, UVic’s campus community radio station. ADULT BASIC EDUCATION Two representatives from CFS-BC, Simka Marshall and Amanda Aziz, sought UVSS support for a CFS-BC campaign to restore funding… Read more »
As I write this, it is a Tuesday, and we are producing the last issue of the Martlet for this school year. I tried to make this a quiet, uneventful day, so that we could go home early and reflect on the year that’s been. We would eat our pizza in relative calm and assemble… Read more »
Hey gang! The Martlet Round Table is back and this week we are joined by the Martlet’s Editor in Chief Hugo Wong and Victoria cultural luminary Kaitlyn Rosenburg .
Reporting by Gwen Rosser
Photos by Hugo Wong
If you’ve been avoiding student politics for this last year (and we don’t blame you) but still want to vote, look no further than this handy compendium.