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Help Philippines disaster relief

As the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan’s aftermath continues to affect the Philippines, the Filipino community here in Victoria asks that you think of the victims there. As a part of…

Dogs not so bad

As the owner of a large dog who lives in the city, I confess to reading Therrien’s “Dogmatic” piece with a sense of mild amusement. Referring to the ownership of…

UVic teaching is tops

Re: Editorial Oct. 10, 2013, on the Times Higher Education rankings and teaching at UVic UVic continues to be one of the top ranked universities in the world and can…

Syria risks losing more than bazaars and mosques

Ezra Karmel is a Graduate Fellow at UVic’s Centre for Global Studies and the Head of Research for the Jordanian CSO Identity Center Damascus, locals say, does not measure its…

Hot debate on campus

I am a somewhat hoary UVic alumnus (BA ‘62) and, coincidentally, an erstwhile Martlet staffer. I am writing to express my deep concern regarding the ongoing hostilities between the pro-life…

Doctor rebuts chiropractic skepticism

I am writing in response to a piece published in your magazine on Sept. 26, 2013 by Guthrie Prentice, entitled “Alternative medicine on campus: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?” It…

Send the UVSS back to Civics 101

On September 24, the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms released a report outlining what it thinks is the state of free speech on Canadian university campuses. What this report says…

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