Posts By: Kaitlyn Kokoska

New gender-inclusive washroom sign in basement of the SUB

In late September, the UVSS introduced their newest gender-inclusive washroom in the basement of the Student Union Building (SUB). What once was a women’s bathroom was updated with signs and posters explaining the change, and the official bathroom sign was updated to indicate the facility is now accessible for all genders, as well as for… Read more »

Victoria Festival of Authors returns for second year

The Victoria Festival of Authors will bring together writers and readers together during its second annual festival. The festival, celebrating local and national authors, runs for five days from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1, and will be hosted at various locations in the downtown area — including the Victoria Public Library and the gallery of the Vancouver Island… Read more »

CARSA member suspended after swearing at sexual harassers

A CARSA member has been suspended from CARSA for one month after being told by staffers at the gym that she had violated CARSA’s behavioural policy by swearing at gym goers the member says were leering at her. The decision comes after several meetings between the member, a UVic alumna who wishes to be referred to… Read more »

LGTBQ history on display at B.C. Museum

Pride Happy Hour celebrates history and experience of B.C.’s LGBTQ community To celebrate Victoria’s Pride Month, the Royal B.C. Museum (RBCM) will be hosting its first ever Pride Happy Hour event on July 20 at 5:15 p.m. The event is one of the many Happy Hours the RBCM has hosted in the evenings after the… Read more »

Convocation: the big day

What graduates think of graduating After spending sleepless nights editing essays, poring over flashcards for tests, and watching Netflix instead of doing either of those things, you may feel like your post-secondary graduation may never come. University is an undoubtedly trying time, so when you finally make it to the end of your four year… Read more »

Let’s watch people sweat

Three sports to check out in Victoria this summer You’ve already hit up all of Victoria’s beaches, every amazing restaurant, and you’ve poked around all the cool shops close by. So now what? If you’re into sports, or just like to watch fit people run around, a few of the many professional sports teams in… Read more »

Enjoying music festivals, not the ER

A harm-reduction guide to doing festival drugs It’s safe to say that it’s summer time, folks, and that means it’s time to gear up for all your favourite music festivals — but can you guarantee your safety this summer? Along with the joys of listening to music from your favourite band, rubbing up against sweaty strangers, and… Read more »