• Power imbalances in a world away from home

    UVic international graduate students speak on unethical treatment from supervisors and a lack of support from the university.
  • A River of Oranges

    Long-time CFUV host Aldo Nazarko spoke to the Martlet about his book, his childhood as a refugee in Italy, and his eventual immigration with his family to Canada.
  • Movie review: Venom

    Interested in seeing the latest Marvel film? Read our review of Venom first.
  • UVic students write Ukrainian prisoners messages of hope

    The Ukrainian Students Society encourages students to take action on global issues through an initiative to write postcards to prisoners charged with various crimes by the Russian government.
  • Mycelium is the bee’s knees

    With bees fighting a battle for survival that could also be our own, they’re gearing up with medicinal suits of armour. Can mushroom networks help avert the catastro-bee?

Curtain falls on Vikes Men’s first act

Men’s soccer team see the end of the fall season as they will not continue on to playoffs The Vikes Men’s soccer team narrowly missed a Canada West playoff berth on Sunday, Oct. 20, with a 1-4 loss to the Thompson Rivers WolfPack. The match at the Kamloops Hillside Stadium was a must-win for the… Read more »

Your Oct. 29 UVSS board meeting Tweetcap

The Oct. 29 UVSS Board meeting was a cheerful affair, as representatives, Directors-at-Large, and Lead Directors joked with each other and filled their plates with dinner. Ahead of them lay important motions such as changing the date of the Semi-Annual General Meeting next semester and overhauling the SUB Business Marketing Committee’s purpose and duties in… Read more »

UVic tiny house build completed, but leaves campus early

“Goodbye to Tiny House #5 for the Tiny House Warriors!” reads a Facebook post by the UVic Tiny House Warriors Support Team on Oct. 24. “The house is leaving UVic today and headed to Secwepemculecw soon!” The original plan was to have the tiny house be the central tenet of a week of decolonization and… Read more »

Scientists look to give universities and students an edge on campus safety

Undercover Colors’ handheld tablet allows individuals to test their drink quickly and efficiently One U.S. startup company is looking to revolutionize drug tampering and campus safety systems for schools in Canada and the United States with the introduction of a new portable test for decreasing the risk of being drugged and sexually assaulted. Undercover Colors,… Read more »

R is for Reconciliation, R is for Ruling

Supreme Court ruling on consultation with Indigenous peoples does not dramatically change current state of affairs On Oct. 11, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government is not obligated to consult with First Nations when drafting legislation that may affect their treaty rights. According to the Mikisew Cree, who first took the federal government… Read more »

EDITORIAL: Response to Khashoggi murder is unacceptable

While there are many questions still remaining over what transpired on Oct. 2 when Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing, one thing’s certain: the sudden disappearance of one of Riyadh’s harshest critics is a blow to the backbone of democracy and freedom of the press around the world. The last known public sighting of… Read more »

Venom is a mess of a movie

A film with big teeth but little bite Sony has stumbled for years trying to get a foothold in the cash cow that are superhero movies. They failed twice with The Amazing Spider-Man franchise and now they are trying again by bringing the popular anti-hero Venom to the big screen. While they’ve marginally improved with… Read more »