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

First and foremost, the Vikes and the university in no way condone abusive behaviour by coaches.

LETTER | Re: Assistant adjunct UVic professor allegedly let go for “politically incorrect” views on polar bears

"Dr. Susan Crockford was not “allegedly let go.” Rather, her unpaid adjunct appointment expired and she was not renewed. The criteria for renewal are publicly posted and consistently and fairly…

A letter to my first-year self

Are you anxious about starting university? Missing your first year at UVic? Here's some advice from your future self about the challenges you're about to face.

Letter | UVic needs to walk the talk about reconciliation

UVic Pride has noticed that UVic is steadfast in identifying as an ally to Indigenous people but has failed to offer a response to one of the most significant bodies…

LETTER | Canada was colonized based on racism and classism

To suggest that the proposed international student tuition fee hikes will further, or create, class divisions is a backward logic, and is just as much a fallacy as the dominant…

LETTER | To the UVic Board of Governors on international tuition hikes

I am writing in advance of your March 26 meeting, [having] learned that UVic is proposing to increase the tuition fees of international students. At a time when xenophobia, racism,…

LETTER | UVSS referendum on VIPIRG sets terrible precedent

As a former University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) director, I’m appalled at the actions taken by the UVSS board in pushing through a last minute referendum to defund VIPIRG.…

Letter: Masking Hatred With Kindness

When the news of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting appeared, like most Jews, I was disheartened. Once again, vile hatred towards us has become so serious that it’s led to real…

Letter from a former Editor-in-Chief: In memory of Howard Petch

“Petch said he wanted to be my best source of information in the President’s Office. He promised to take my calls and answer my questions or explain why he could…