Name twins at UVic

The struggle of having a common name and having to share it My name is Sarah Mayer. The year I was born, Sarah was the fourth most popular female name according to BabyCenter. I am the butt of every white girl joke, many memes across the internet (insert that Zachary Piona vine here), and so… Read more »

Recently ratified, new UVSS health plan banks on choice

Everything you need to know about what you voted to approve in the latest UVSS referendum Prepare to feel like a professional athlete with the new changes to the UVSS Health and Dental Plan, as approved in the Spring referendum and ratified at a recent UVSS meeting. From February 28 to March 2, the UVic… Read more »

Hark! The herald hippies sing, glory to the waste of Spring

It’s Christmas for some as residence-dwellers move out but their garbage piles up | April isn’t a month for snowmen, carollers, or reindeer, but many people have been exclaiming “Merry Christmas!” over the past two weeks at UVic. It is a lesser-known holiday, but the weeks during spring exam period are known by many as… Read more »

Writers raise concern about changes in Malahat Review editorship

University of Victoria plans to institute tenured faculty as next editor of prestigious literary journal Members of the Victoria literary community are holding a meeting to address concerns regarding a UVic decision to restrict the search for the next Malahat Review editor to tenured faculty at the university. Penned by four Victoria authors, including Yvonne… Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Disappointment in UVic Sociology

Dear Editor, My name is a name, I am 49 years old, I am female . . . I am indigenous. I am writing in response to the article “A department divided” dated April 19, 2018. I have always always been socially motivated, so much so, that now I have worked and raised my family, I would like to… Read more »

Adrienne Mercer Breen: Why do we need the Martlet?

As part of the Martlet 70 Fundraiser, we’ve asked former Martlet staff to answer an important question: why do we need the Martlet? I can only speak for myself. Why did I need the Martlet? I am always learning, always full of questions. I needed the Martlet because it encouraged curiosity, critical thought and community…. Read more »

Alisa Gordaneer: Rough drafts crafted here

As part of the Martlet 70 Fundraiser, we’ve asked former Martlet staff to answer an important question: why do we need the Martlet? When news breaks, the Martlet fixes it On the graffiti-covered wall of the Martlet office, back in 1988, an unattributed quote was scrawled on the graffiti-covered wall: “Journalism is the first rough… Read more »

Cody Willett: Why do we need the Martlet?

As part of the Martlet 70 Fundraiser, we’ve asked former Martlet staff to answer an important question: why do we need the Martlet? Maybe you don’t know this, but you need the Martlet — and it needs you. Some students are happy to breeze through campus and never pick up an issue, but here you… Read more »