letter to the editor

LETTER | The UVSS: Run by (some) students, for (some) students

"The UVSS claims to be an inclusive organization and has made it known in numerous instances that it values inclusivity and diversity. However, as seen from the meeting on April…

LETTER | Dear international students at UVic

We know these are strange times, and that there is a great deal of uncertainty. We know that a lot of you are concerned about what is happening, and how…

LETTERS | Re: “Concerns that candidate Justin Lo not the representative international students deserve”

"I was disappointed to see a letter in this publication attacking his character. Not his platform, not his policies, but his character. While I understand that student elections are often…

LETTER | Concerns that candidate Justin Lo not the representative international students deserve

Ahead of the UVSS Elections, multiple students wrote in to the Martlet to voice their concerns with Justin Lo's candidacy for Director of International Student Relations.

LETTER | Solidarity Statement in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, Unist’ot’en Camp and Gidimt’en Checkpoint

"To echo the voices of the Indigenous youth in our community who peacefully held space in ceremony at the B.C Parliament Building for six days: reconciliation is dead. Long live…

LETTER | “Shock and disappointment” towards UVic and Vikes Athletics

"I feel that I can speak with some confidence and authority when I say that there is no place for a coach who uses bullying, harassment, or mental and physical…

LETTER | Peaceful protests on campus

"Activities on campus by any persons is not considered a security threat except in the most serious circumstances," writes Keith Cascon, Security Manager with UVic Campus Security. "If that phrase…

LETTER | New student housing will destroy 94 trees

UVic plans to build student housing so more students will live on campus. Instead of building on and destroying a living environment which includes 94 trees, I suggest using land…

LETTER | Re: “Celebrated Vikes Women’s Rowing Head Coach under investigation for abuse and harassment”

"In its exchanges with the writer, the university explained that privacy law strictly limits what information it can provide. This includes whether a complaint has been filed against an employee,…