• 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.

Education only begins at university

A recent Globe and Mail article entitled, “Why are we training our arts grads to be baristas?” brings to light an important question many students must face sooner or later: how am I going to find the kind of job I want with this degree?

Who’s your guru?

Mentors help apprentices become carpenters, interns become professionals, Luke becomes a Jedi. So why is it so difficult for young people to find a mentor?

Gender-inclusive washrooms officially open in the SUB

On Aug. 29, two formerly gendered washrooms in the main concourse of the UVic Student Union Building (SUB) were reopened as multi-stall gender-inclusive washrooms, meaning any person of any perceived gender can use either space.