Posts Categorized: News

Big-wig reporters and ‘baby journos’ descended upon Calgary for NASH81

Just after New Year’s Day, five staff members from The Martlet made their way to Calgary to attend NASH81: Refine, the annual Canadian student journalism conference. This year, NASH was hosted by The Gauntlet, the University of Calgary’s student newspaper. The four-day conference saw hundreds of student journalists from across Canada come together to network… Read more »

Full schedule: affordable events to start off the new year

Back to school means back to work — but it also mean a whole host of events for students and the greater community of Victoria. Here’s a list of some free or low-cost events students can look forward to over the next few weeks of January.   Mental Health Awareness Week including a Showcase with Shane… Read more »

2018 stories of the year

The Martlet’s five biggest stories from the past 365 days A near collapse of a prestigious literary journal, panic about a literal collapse, and the corporate takeover of campus food services were all news stories that dominated headlines in Victoria — and at UVic — in 2018. As Canadian Literary Magazine the Malahat Review held… Read more »

Your final UVSS board meeting Tweetcap of 2018

The UVSS board of directors spent a long time together (nearly 90 minutes to be exact) for their final meeting of 2018, and who can blame them? Besides the important policies and motions discussed, they won’t see each other until next year, after all. Missing his trademark gavel, Director of Outreach and University Relations Pierre-Paul… Read more »