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Ninth annual Ideafest showcases UVic research

From March 2-7, UVic’s ninth annual Ideafest offered 35 events that publicized research being done by students, faculty, and staff. The week-long festival included interdisciplinary panels, student presentations, and a…

A student’s guide to B.C. municipal elections

Municipal elections don’t happen every day, and since they aren’t frequent, a lot of current students may never have participated in one or, at the very least, could use a…

Marianne Alto strives to find balance in her community

Meeting in her campaign office on a rainy Saturday afternoon, Marianne Alto pulls out a platform pamphlet after about 10 minutes and says, “I’m going to do something that politicians…