The Martlet took a stroll through UVic’s own local community market, held in the Michèle Pujol room of the Student Union Building (SUB) on Oct. 24. Upon visiting various booths at the market, we learned about health, organic gardening, and ways in which high-tech ideas can help people with something as lo-tech as gathering fruit… Read more »
A review of the Canadian pianist’s performance with the Victoria Symphony On Oct. 27, Monsieur Laplante wasted no time as he walked onto Royal Theatre’s stage, warmly greeting guest conductor Alain Trudel and concertmaster Terence Tam before turning towards the audience to acknowledge our applause. We had been warmed up to hear Laplante perform in… Read more »
Tom McBeath plays Ebeneezer Scrooge in The Belfry’s imagining of A Christmas Carol. Photo provided (David Cooper). The Belfry’s A Christmas Carol encapsulates the true feelings of Christmas, of which there are many. The ensemble cast of 14 whisks audience members through a myriad of emotions felt during the festive time, including the usual suspects… Read more »
The Martlet, as well as approximately 2 500 protestors, braved the torrential rain on Oct. 22 at the Defend Our Coast rally in front of the B.C. Legislature in Victoria. The protest was against proposed Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipelines.
Buying a new bicycle can cost $400 and up. At a fraction of that price, members of the UVic community can borrow a refurbished bicycle through a bike loan and rental program at UVic called SPOKES (Student Promotion of Kickstands Etc. Salvaging).
University athletes looking to take their game to the next level might want to consider how much sleep they are getting. When it comes to that final shot, save or return, an extra wink of sleep can make all the difference. Pat Byrne is the vice president of Fatigue Science, an international sleep management company… Read more »
B.C. labour unions dispute the hiring of 201 temporary Chinese workers
Respected eatery and performance space searches for new space after six years
After grueling season, UVic’s women’s soccer team nabs hardware
It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of exercise. The mayor regularly consults me on ways to prevent wayward youths from getting into sports, and the National Association for the Advancement of Obesity has awarded me their largest merit badge three years running.