Posts By: Myles Sauer

Events: June

ART Buddhist Arts of Asia at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria If your understanding of Buddhism doesn’t go much further than the popular image of a smiling man with a belly, then perhaps you’ll want to check out the new Buddhist Arts of Asia exhibit. Showcasing two thousand years of Buddhist art, this exhibit… Read more »

BoG Shorts May 26 – On the cutting edge

The UVic Board of Governors convened the morning of May 26 for an enthusiastic open session which saw discussion of recent developments including the launch of the UVic Edge branding campaign, and numerous university rankings holding the University at the top of various academic fields. The meeting began with the passing of motions from the… Read more »

A brief chat with Agalloch’s Don Anderson

On June 19, Pacific Northwest metal group Agalloch will make their Victorian debut at the Victoria Event Centre. On the same day, guitarist Don Anderson will be hosting a talk, titled Weaving Influences: Positioning Agalloch in the History of Heavy Metal, at the University of Victoria. When Anderson isn’t bringing metal to the masses, he… Read more »

Photo: UVic students visit Coast Guard vessel

On April 10, UVic grad students and MEOPeers led by David Atkinson were invited to tour the CCGS (Canadian Coast Guard Ship) Sir Wilfrid Laurier, which was moored in Patricia Bay for maintenance in preparation for the coming field season. The tour was organized through the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR)-funded project,… Read more »

Visual Arts chair halts hiring, calls for equity review

The University of Victoria’s search for two tenure-track assistant professors in the Visual Arts department has been put on hold for an equity review in light of concerns raised around the exclusion of an Indigenous candidate from the hiring shortlist.

Events: May 7–30

Art Free Play exhibit at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria If “please don’t touch the art” really leaves you chapped, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has got something for you! Free Play is a hands-on exhibit that asks you to get interactive with art, games, games as art, and art as games — all tackling… Read more »

New UVSS board convenes for first meeting

The SUB board room was filled with plenty of new faces this Monday as the newly elected Involve slate took their seats at 6 p.m. for the first board meeting of the 2015–2016 term. The newly established Yoga Jam was ratified with $100.90 in funding for the summer semester, along with 44 other returning clubs — each… Read more »

CARSA races to the finish line

Cassels emphasizes that CARSA is a step forward for the university. “It’s a big investment in students. Recreational opportunities, [and] active, healthy living is a fundamental part of personal success and academic success.”

Marvel’s Daredevil takes Netflix by storm

The Marvel/Netflix collaboration introduces viewers to Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox)—a lawyer by day and vigilante with heightened senses by night—and his plunge into a seedier, grittier side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).