Posts By: Jennifer Landrey

What we talk about when we talk about gender

Navigating the spectrum of the transgender and non-binary experience March 31 marked the international Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV), a day meant to celebrate and empower the trans community. This year’s theme was #TransResistance: a reaction to global transphobia in the current political world. The passing of TDOV made me question, as a cisgender woman,… Read more »

Hey #yyj, hope you like the snow! Signed, global warming xx

Welcome back, winter! I know most of you West Coasters aren’t familiar with water in its crystallized form (oh my sweet, summer children) but as for the rest of the country, we’re pretty used to it. According to The Weather Network, we’ll experience “a return to the classic Canadian winter weather this year” instead of… Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Still plenty of room to improve

It’s hard breaking campus news — we’ve got to keep reader interests at heart and step on some toes in the process, which can leave us with some criticism. So did we live up to reader’s expectations in 1977? According to the results of a poll we published in our Nov. 17 issue, that depends. While most… Read more »

Pacific NorthWest LNG must be opposed, says panel

A full crowd packed the First Peoples House for Pacific NorthWest LNG: New Pipeline Same Problems, a series of presentations and panel discussions on Nov. 7. Presented by the Society of Geography Students (SOGS) and the Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation (CELL), the evening featured a variety of hosts, attendees, and even a… Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Pop goes the world

Our editorial on Nov. 4, 2004, reads: “If only our editorial could just be the word ‘fuck’ over, and over, and over again.” WELL FUCKING SAME, Martlet staff of 2004. With just over 24 hours to let the shock sink in that Donald Trump has actually won — he is the next POTUS and this isn’t a… Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Engineers are what?

Engineers: love ‘em, hate ‘em, literally can’t live without ‘em. Plus there’s that unique reputation that precedes them. Just think back to rush week and those crazy buzzcuts, or their incredible turnouts to campus-wide pub crawls — and don’t forget the twenty-four-hour access to their building for those late night cram-sessions. However, back in our Oct. 23, 1980… Read more »

Sexualized violence working group releases interim report

After months of discussions that began on May 5, 2016, the Working Group for the Sexualized Violence Programs and Policy Development at UVic released their first interim report on Sept. 28. The purpose of the working group is to develop a comprehensive policy and action framework that will address sexualized violence on campus. The group… Read more »