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WordsThaw winner: Milk and Cookies

The WordsThaw Prize is a contest run by the Malahat Review, one of Canada’s most esteemed literary magazines. It offers emerging Victorian writers the opportunity to submit works in two…

WordsThaw winner: Skipping Stones

The WordsThaw Prize is a contest run by the Malahat Review, one of Canada’s most esteemed literary magazines. It offers emerging Victorian writers the opportunity to submit works in two…

The Comedy of Errors at the Phoenix is Shakespeare at his most surprising

Lights, music, and acting make for thrilling experience It’s doubtful that any audience member has gotten whiplash in a theatre, but the audience at the opening night of The Comedy…

Phoenix’s latest fare sees Shakespeare meet Beyoncé

Director Jeffrey Renn preaches importance of keeping art modern It’s a conundrum that is almost as old as the Bard of Avon himself — how do you adapt Shakespeare to make it…

Vertigo undergoing image revamp

Up-and-coming rapper Killy sells out venue Many students at UVic think of the Vertigo Lounge as a place to get some work done, eat lunch, and hang out with friends — but…

Michael Moore’s Bowling for Columbine

Still relevant, 16 years after the film’s release In 2002, Michael Moore made the daring decision to produce Bowling For Columbine, a full-length documentary about gun violence in America, starring…

Sports are worth how much?

UVic alumnus’s book a great insight into the economics of pro sports Have you ever wondered why Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry can earn a contract worth $201 million?…

Our International Women’s Day cover

Visual Arts student Taryn Walker on designing our International Women’s Day cover Creating the cover for the International Women’s Day issue of the Martlet was quite the challenge. For me,…

Community-led festival celebrates International Women’s Day

An all-ages group of women crowds around a table in the Germanic and Slavic Studies reading room. The window is open and the icy wind that wafts in is a…