• 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?

Student opts for 20th-century approach to homework

For all of our automation and time-saving tech, how many of us feel rushed and harried, as if we have no time at all? With the advent of technology that allows a student to write a seven-page history essay in four hours the night before their assignment is due, are we really retaining the information from our classes, or are we merely jumping through hoops? Is the grade we get on that paper really going to reflect what we’ve learned?

Taking a puma for a promenade

In 2012, UVic Biology/Geography student Travis Muir went to Bolivia for five weeks to volunteer at an ecological reserve and rehabilitation centre that houses jaguars, pumas, ocelots and a variety of birds and monkeys.

Online crowd-funding no easy task

These days, there’s a lot of hype around online crowd-funding websites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter, where creative types can solicit donations for various projects from people all over the world.

CUPE, UVic return to bargaining table

After almost two years of negotiations and two weeks of job action, UVic union employees intensified their job action before returning to the bargaining table on Sept. 18.&nbsp

Uncommon Cents: Financial swear words worth saying

This article concerns a set of related concepts behind three swear words. “F—.” No, no, not that one. They are naughty financial words, unspoken in polite conversation and considered gauche in principle, if not strongly counter-cultural. They are “thriftiness,” “frugality” and “savings.”