Posts By: Marshall Scott-Bigsby

The Rule of Three

Breaking down the Bigsby’s Martlet dynasty Jim Bigsby, my granddad, would describe his UVic education as a major in the Martlet with a minor in Economics and Political Science. And while his degree certificate may only make note of a double major in Economics and Political Science, him being the Managing Editor and subsequently the Martlet’s… Read more »

The Martlet’s 2018 News Headlines

There are few outside of the inner Martlet circles that are aware of this, but the Martlet has every article pre-written by a discount psychic. They then publish them over the course of the year when the corresponding topic becomes relevant. While everyone already knows that the Martlet doesn’t have any journalistic integrity, the use… Read more »

Where were you when Trump won?

On Nov 8, 2016, I was finishing my anthropology midterm at Camosun College. The midterm was in the evening and took place the night of the 45th U.S. presidential election. I’m not a U.S. citizen; I’m Victorian born and raised. However, Canada has so many trade and cultural relationships with our southern neighbors that when… Read more »

Kid’s Halloween candy full of surprises

Victoria and Oak Bay Police Departments have received reports of hazardous products hidden in Halloween candies this year. The product found? Assorted arms and explosives. As Nancy Drake, a worker at a 911 call centre, explained, this year’s Halloween weekend was a strange one for her co-workers and for response teams in the Greater Victoria… Read more »