• The evolution of the moving picture show

    As streaming services continue to gain popularity, the future of the independent movie theatre is uncertain. In this piece, our writer reflects on the nostalgia associated with the traditional independent movie theatre.
  • Library chalkboard covered due to racist comments

    Racism has had a consistent presence in UVic’s public spaces — but opinions remain mixed on how best to deal with the issue.
  • UVic Confessions and Crushes

    Looking back on a year of love, loss, and loaves of milk.
  • Quidditch at UVic

    UVic’s very own Valkyries played nine games in the 2018 Western Regional Quidditch Championships.
  • The case for legalizing drugs

    What do fighting the Taliban, curbing money laundering, reducing addiction rates, and ending the opioid crisis all have in common? Drug legalization.

Best ways to kill an orca

Yes, they’re beautiful, and their colours are as bold and distinct as an Oreo’s—dunked in the Pacific rather than milk — but do not be fooled: orcas are killer whales. Murderous whales. Homicidal whales.

Best of Martlet headlines from 1968–1989

“DRUGS: where’s it at?” “SUB opens Monday” “Trudeau, ‘beating the drums of national unity’ ” “Math prof proposes 90-minute classes” “Disco hits the Library” “Women physically capable” “Line-ups make reg[istration] ‘sweatshop’”