EDITORIAL: 2018 — Ways the world didn’t let us down

In a world of thorns, the Martlet decided to stray from the usual by focusing on the roses of 2018 2018 has been a tumultuous year. The United States federal government implemented a family separation policy that saw children as young as five detained in cages, the United Nations announced that we have just twelve… Read more »

Get thrifty with it

A non-exhaustive list of some of Victoria’s thrift stores for the sustainable shopper As Millennial and Gen-Z university students, we know that thrifting is the best way to get that Urban Outfitters, vintage aesthetic without paying a semester’s tuition, your right arm, and your firstborn. Buying second-hand is also more sustainable; it’s a great way… Read more »

Your Dec. 3 UVSS board meeting Tweetcap

Annual survey results take centre-stage at first meeting of the month The UVSS meeting on Dec. 3 was called to order with the arrival of pizza — the perfect food for any good assembly of decision-makers. Pierre-Paul Angelblazer, Director of Outreach and University Relations, opened the meeting with a whack of his gavel as he… Read more »

Review: Neither Wolf Nor Dog

A haunting and beautiful film Neither Wolf nor Dog follows Kent Nerburn (played by Christopher Sweeney), an author from Minnesota, who is commissioned to write a book about a Native American man named Dan (played by Dave Bald Eagle) about his history and heritage. Together, they travel through the heart of Lakota county in South… Read more »

In it to WIN it

Local non-profit Women in Need is helping women in Victoria in a variety of areas “There is a change coming in the lives of girls and women. But it is up to us to make it come.” -Alice Munro Need an inexpensive but brand-new Crooks and Castles jacket? A cityscape patterned vintage tie? Maybe a… Read more »

UVic can expect a series of new projects and partnerships coming soon

Your latest Board of Governors meeting recap Nov. 27 saw the second UVic Board of Governors meeting of the year and highlighted a suite of projects and partnerships that the university is setting in motion. These included UVic’s Strategic Framework, the forming of an Indigenous Community Advisory Council, and the development of several partnerships, including… Read more »

Cinecenta’s $20 000 renovations to begin over December break

Movie-goers can expect fresh paint, repaired seats in the new year, with more updates anticipated in the near future Cinecenta, UVic’s student-run campus movie theatre, will undergo $20 000 worth of renovations, beginning with updates to its walls, carpet, seats, and stage over the winter break. An additional $10 000 is anticipated to update the… Read more »