Editorials

EDITORIAL: Pipeline approvals violate Canada’s best interests in every way

We want to begin this editorial with a pleasant reminder of one of Justin Trudeau’s platform promises last election: that his government would revise the National Energy Board’s (NEB) pipeline…

EDITORIAL: Fake news has real consequences for media and the masses

The Pope endorsed Donald Trump. An FBI agent investigating Hillary Clinton’s private email server was discovered dead in an apparent murder-suicide. And busloads of professional protesters were dropped off mere…

EDITORIAL: What we can learn from America’s trash heap of an election

At time of writing, the U.S. presidential election is a mere week away. After what has felt like eons, America will finally decide between Hillary Clinton, the potential first ever…

EDITORIAL: UVic has failed its duty to students if child care cuts go ahead

“You’ll have to excuse me,” said Jamie Cassels with a smirk at his latest President’s Campus Update on Oct. 5, “but I’m going to use some ‘Edge’ language here.” The…

EDITORIAL: When it comes to LNG, we don’t need a ‘yaaas’ man

Ah, to go back to the simpler days of last year’s federal election. Justin Trudeau, having campaigned on the promise of rebuilding a nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous peoples and “real…

EDITORIAL: UVic needs a reboot after Computer Science controversy

The story of Jianping Pan, the Computer Science professor relieved of his obligation to teach a course after claiming he was unqualified to do so, has inspired no shortage of…

EDITORIAL: Third Space harassment shows trans acceptance has a ways to go

Things have been hostile in the SUB as of late. This summer has been marked by a battle for the Third Space, as a small but vocal contingent of radical…

EDITORIAL: It’s better to break walls than build them up

On June 23, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in the Brexit referendum, a landmark decision that sent shockwaves throughout the world, and has left an entire…

EDITORIAL: Super InTent City is just the tip of the iceberg

More so than ever before, the last few weeks have been a trying time for residents and neighbours of Victoria’s Super InTent City. On May 27, one of its residents…