Grant fund allocations, a vote to censure a director, and updates on lobbying and advocacy efforts.
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UVic president Jamie Cassels stressed that the UVic community must actively consider how to maintain the size and prestige of the university in the wake of financial cuts.
Though a little lengthy, the two-person cast, a simple set, and good lighting keeps the magic of the C.S. Lewis classic.
Matt Rader’s debut short story collection, What I Want to Tell Goes Like This, reveals the ways in which the past continues to influence our understanding of the present through the pairing of historical and contemporary stories with shared Vancouver Island locales.
UVic’s Senate met on Oct. 3 to discuss a variety of proposals and reports from the Committee, Faculty, and Vice-President Academic and Provost.
Campus planning, fossil fuel divestment, and community engagement updates were on the docket for UVic’s BoG on Sept. 30.
On Sept. 22, B.C. Ferries proposed the conversion of its two Spirit-class vessels, the Spirit of Vancouver Island and the Spirit of British Columbia, to dual-fuel engines, which would allow the vessels to run on diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG), drastically cutting fuel costs and reducing the upward pressure on customer fares.
Second-year women’s field hockey goalkeeper Larissa Piva joined the UVic varsity team with extensive experience in competitive sports. In high school, Piva was the goalkeeper for her school’s provincial bronze medal-winning soccer team. She also won a provincial gold medal in wrestling and sampled many other sports including volleyball, kickboxing, and karate.
UVic’s Writing Department celebrated its Annual Faculty Reading Night on September 23rd and, as always, it was a hoot.
Victoria’s upcoming municipal election has taken a turn for the wacky this week, as Rob Duncan, founder of the awareness campaign Clowns Against Child Poverty, announced his intention to run for mayor as Changes the Clown.