Jamie Cassels

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Dear Mr. President: A Martlet welcome to Kevin Hall

The students, faculty, and staff here are passionate and unafraid of raising issues that are important to them. In the past two years, students and faculty have asked the university…
One of the main buildings within Ring Road is being renamed to honour the outgoing UVic president, Jamie Cassels. Cassels worked at UVic for 40 years and will move on in November, with Kevin Hall taking over as president.

University Centre renamed Jamie Cassels Centre, as Cassels retires from UVic

One of the main buildings within Ring Road is being renamed to honour the outgoing UVic president, Jamie Cassels. Cassels worked at UVic for 40 years and will move on…

“It’s not a welcoming space for us”: BIPOC students speak to their experiences on a mostly white campus

From the UVSS to the BoG and every level in between, students say BIPOC representation is needed If you’re a student at UVic, chances are high that most of your…
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Optional training is not enough: UVic needs to enforce accountability to tackle systemic racism

President Cassels’s anti-racism training announcement does little to end systemic racism at UVic UVic’s president, Jamie Cassels, recently announced an optional anti-racism training program for staff and students, stating that…
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UVic announces undergraduate classes will be “predominantly online”

Many undergraduate students won’t be returning to in-person classes in the fall as UVic will provide “predominantly online” instruction. Further clarification will come with the fall timetable at the end…

Life after corona: A journey through the wilds of UVic

The quad is an overgrown mess of grass, with the occasional forgotten Blundstone and slackline still dotting the landscape. The nostalgia-inducing smell of freshly burnt coffee, which surprisingly could still…

The Martlet’s valentines

Valentine's Day is a time for letting the people in your life know how you feel about them — whether they are your partner, a community radio station, or the…

UVic Board of Governors reveals funding fossil fuel companies actually a cure for climate change

After seven long years of hearing the cries for divestment from fossil fuels from students and faculty and many hours of crunching numbers over lunch in the University Club, the…

EDITORIAL | Our wishlist for the next UVic President

Even though we weren't asked to, the Martlet wrote an open letter to the search committee for the next UVic President. Here's our wishlist for who that person should be.