• 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.

Gotye gets it right at Orpheum gig

Quickly moving onto the next song, we all joined in as the female vocals in the much-overplayed-yet-still-amazing-when-you-are-experiencing-it-live single “Somebody That I Used to Know.”

Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam delivers wonder and excitement

As an avid football fan, the NFL season opener is a day highlighted on my calendar. However, instead of watching the first game of the all-too-brief season this year, I spent it watching a different, but equally enthralling, display of athletic prowess and robot-like precision