Stories

Do students at UVic have the right to party?

In the fall of 2015, first-year student and 18-year-old Elliot Smith headed across campus to meet up with a group of friends outside the Poole residence building and head to…

How to Skin an Apple

My sister Abeline showed me how best to skin an apple, how to save the fruit, how to pull it off in one piece. Carve out the calyx like a…

Louisiana Lightning

I’m rosy in the music club heat and this flush feels a little like love, like a spring in my spine. The air is fluid, juicy with Herbie Hancock’s “Cantaloupe…

A critical look at Canada 150

Identity is oftentimes very personal. While we are influenced by our families and friends, no one else can decide how we identify. In all likelihood, you walk past hundreds of…

A critical look at Canada 150: Lisa Helps

We asked community leaders and educators about Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, to reflect on this country’s present, past, and future. Lisa Helps | Mayor of Victoria The Martlet: What does it…

A critical look at Canada 150: John Lutz

We asked community leaders and educators about Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, to reflect on this country’s present, past, and future. John Lutz | Chair of the History Department The Martlet: What…

A critical look at Canada 150: David Lau

We asked community leaders and educators about Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, to reflect on this country’s present, past, and future. David Lau | Executive Director of the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre…

A critical look at Canada 150: Jordan Stranger-Ross

We asked community leaders and educators about Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, to reflect on this country’s present, past, and future. Jordan Stranger-Ross | Associate Professor of History and Project Director of…

A critical look at Canada 150: Eva Patenaude

We asked community leaders and educators about Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, to reflect on this country’s present, past, and future. Eva Patenaude | Media and Events Coordinator at the Victoria Pride…