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The Artlet: A showcase of student art and poetry

The Martlet is revisiting a section from our paper in the 80’s that showcased student art and writing with the hopes of inspiring students to explore their creative sides. This…

PHOTO ESSAY | On the site of the Little Big House build

This fall, a group of over 115 volunteer students and community members came together at UVic to build a tiny home for Ma’amtagila matriarch Tsastilqualus. The project was the second…

A friendship formed on the sea

If not for the early arrival of a friend’s baby, Trevor Bennett would still only be the documentarian, not the co-captain of a two-man sailing expedition in the Race to…

FEATURE: Long-distance learning

Make 2017 the year to say ‘yes!’ to studying abroad For those of us who are always daydreaming about exploring somewhere new, a semester abroad is a no-brainer: experiencing new…

About our cover: This is what an Indigenous Student looks like

The Native Student’s Union comprises Indigenous students that come from a wide variety of experiences and Nations. There is no one way to be Indigenous or to look Indigenous. We have many…

Photography by Michelle Rachel

Local photographer Michelle Rachel captures life on the island in all its majesty with this dazzling selection of photos. To see more of Michelle’s work, go to her website at:…

You’ve Gotta Fight For Your Rights: Photos From The C-51 Protest Rally

Reporting by Gwen Rosser Photos by Hugo Wong

In pursuit of an endless summer

A beautiful photo essay that meditates on the spirit of summer.

Martlet Photo Contest

We asked people to submit their best travel photos—to tell the story behind their snaps. Here, they share details about the “bigger picture,” and why sometimes, travel is about more than…