• Cannabusiness in YYJ

    On Oct. 17, Canada became the first G7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. In honour of the event, our issue this week was cannabis-themed, with the feature focusing on how Victoria is expected to handle the policy change.
  • Fox Glove at Rock the Shores

    The Martlet had the chance to speak with Victoria-based band Fox Glove during Rock the Shores this summer, where we spoke to them about their upcoming album.
  • UVic’s policy on smoking cannabis

    Cannabis is legal now. Does that mean you can smoke it anywhere, then? Not so fast. We've got the low-down on restrictions around campus for smoking the green stuff.
  • “A deeper rooted history”

    On Oct. 13, members of Songhees First Nation, with support from Parks Canada, held the first traditional pit cook at Fort Rodd Hill since the site’s designation as a fort for European settlers.
  • Meet the puffragettes

    From cultivating strains to marketing CBD-rich potions, Julia Veintrop and Ashley Abraham in the Victoria cannabis community understand that their role extends far beyond getting high: it’s a quest for gender parity, a vehicle for social justice, and an avenue for environmental and healthcare reform.

UVic professors contribute to new findings about dwarf galaxies

A team of astronomers including two UVic professors have made an amazing discovery that could change our understanding of how galaxies are formed. Their research looks at the behaviour of dwarf galaxies. A paper recently published in Nature journal entitled “A vast, thin plane of corotating dwarf galaxies orbiting the Andromeda galaxy” explains that about… Read more »

Student environmental groups plan green revolution

On the evening  of January 16 some 70 students attended UVic Environmental Round Table (UVERT) 3.0 , an annual activity put on by UVic environmental advocacy group Common Energy. These students generated some 18 issues that they wanted to discuss in six groups around the Upper Lounge in three sessions. The event organizer was Miranda Maslany, a fourth… Read more »