Posts By: joshuazapf

Dumpstering 101: Picking produce

I was thinking headlamps and twitchy nerves. There was a feeling of darkness and deceit. But when I first emailed Julie Anne, my soon-to-be-guide to the underworld of dumpster diving, we agreed that 2 p.m. was the best time to go. The next day I went to meet Julie Anne Blackpen. Wandering around the coffee… Read more »

UVic wants to meet demand for more residence beds

Earlier this year, UVic’s Five-year Capital Plan came out. The plan outlines the university’s recent physical changes, including upgrades to six of its oldest buildings and a nod to one of its biggest priority projects: CARSA (Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities).

Rapid HIV test in Victoria

The Martlet visited the Cool Aid Health Centre (713 Johnson Street) in Victoria to watch the new Rapid HIV blood test in action. The Rapid HIV Test can be completed in under a minute. The test is administered via a small lancet. Once blood is drawn from a simple poke to the finger, the Rapid… Read more »