Posts Categorized: News

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 »

Good Food Summit talks food literacy around Vancouver Island

Food growers, educators, organizers, entrepreneurs, and just general food lovers gathered at UVic on Nov. 22 and 23 for the 2018 Good Food Summit. The sold-out event, hosted by the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CRFAIR) and its sub-organization Good Food Network, focused on three main themes: food access, food literacy, and local… Read more »

Your Dec. 3 UVSS board meeting Tweetcap

Annual survey results take centre-stage at first meeting of the month The UVSS meeting on Dec. 3 was called to order with the arrival of pizza — the perfect food for any good assembly of decision-makers. Pierre-Paul Angelblazer, Director of Outreach and University Relations, opened the meeting with a whack of his gavel as he… Read more »