• Orange Shirt Day

    The glow of brightly-coloured t-shirts worn by students, staff, and faculty at UVic on Friday, Sept. 28 demonstrated a dedication to listening to the truth of residential schools for Orange Shirt Day. A panel at the First Peoples House featured stories and artwork of survivors.
  • A Gr4ve encounter

    The Martlet had the chance to speak with Victoria-based musician and recent performer at Rifflandia Johnny Gr4ves.
  • This summer’s wildfire season

    This summer, during the worst fire season ever, the Shovel Lake fire threatened the town of Fort St. James, B.C. Read on for our writer's account of his tense experience protecting his hometown.
  • The pitfalls of Instatravel

    Bali’s waterfalls look better on Instagram than they do in person. On a recent trip to Bali, one writer was shocked by how much acquiring Instagram likes has influenced how we travel.
  • Swans Brewpub and Vikes Athletics join forces

    You can hold off on that blue and gold face paint for now, because Swans Brewery has created a brand new way for fans of sports (and beer) to support the UVic Vikes.

R. Luongo and the Canadian Dream

A new collective bargaining agreement has been tentatively reached between NHL players and owners, salvaging this year’s NHL season. In light of this, a question has resurfaced in the minds of Canucks fans: what is to become of Bobby Lou? Ridiculed by fans and the media in times of lackluster performance, worshipped and revered by… Read more »

Eco Tip #5 The student’s new clothes

Clothes are just awesome: they keep us warm, they protect us and they are a way of showing the world our individuality. But as fun as it is to develop a certain style, it is also important to shop first and foremost with our heads, not with our credit cards. Otherwise, we’ll end up with… Read more »

Board Briefs: Electoral office, Society for Students with a Disability present at Jan. 7 board meeting

The UVic Students’ Society (UVSS) electoral office made a presentation about the Nov. 29 referendum process to the UVSS Board of Directors (BoD) on Jan. 7. The referendum passed with 52.03 per cent in favour of establishing a dedicated fee for renovations to the Student Union Building (SUB) and Felicita’s, UVic’s campus bar. No formal… Read more »