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Wayne Crookes and Sean Holman (right), photo by John Threlfall via UVic News.

Sean Holman begins Environmental and Climate Journalism professorship at UVic

On Sept. 1, renowned investigative journalist Sean Holman began a five-year appointment as the new Wayne Crookes Professor of Environmental and Climate Journalism with the University of Victoria’s Department of…
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Local independent news has never been more relevant

COVID-19 coverage underscores the necessity of journalism Even with all of its unpredictability, 2020 has proved the importance of local news coverage. Local news helps people learn about local issues,…

Toronto Star free subscription a beacon of hope for dying Journalism industry

Ahead of the federal election this fall, the Toronto Star has offered university students a temporary free digital subscription. This move comes at an important time, as multiple decisions have…

EDITORIAL | The role of the Martlet in fostering social change

So what is our role as the Martlet? In our efforts to remain objective, we have sometimes shied away from expressing support for students in a way that counters the…

Union or bust: BuzzFeed Canada joins U.S. in unionizing

If you follow any BuzzFeed employees on Twitter, your feed was likely flooded with Tweets about people being laid off around the end of January. The company let go of…

New writing prof brings international journalism experience to UVic

Deborah Campbell is no stranger to new adventures. From uncovering stories in Egypt, Iran, and Russia, to working undercover in Syria, Campbell brings a wealth of knowledge to her newest…

Could running and writing be the next great combination?

Peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, Batman and Robin: such classic duos that you or I can’t imagine one without the other. But, running and writing? Normally, I wouldn’t…

The quiet revolution

Victoria author presents recent book detailing history of women’s shelters in Canada In the SUB Upper Lounge last Thursday, Jan. 18, Margo Goodhand addressed students about her recent book Runaway…

Pop-up art gallery nurtured grief and destroyed stigma surrounding opioid crisis

An awning covered with images of camas, lavender, and Garry oak still hangs over the front door of 821 Fort St., remembering the heARTspace pop-up gallery that lived there from…