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Tent city persistence meets local resistance

On Monday, Jan. 11, residents of the Victoria tent city — now known as Super InTent City — held a news conference in response to the government’s advisory stating that they find alternative shelter.…

2015 Martlet news in review

It was a huge year for news at UVic, and the Martlet was right there to cover it. While this is not an extensive review of the year’s events, these…

Why did Lacey-Lou’s lose out?

On June 2, 2015, Lacey-Lou Tapas Lounge announced its eviction from 1320 Broad St. after re-opening for a final night on June 1. The lounge had been operating in a…

TEDx Victoria’s fifth iteration set to make an impact

The fifth incarnation of TEDx Victoria will take over downtown this Saturday, Nov. 21. TEDx events are independently organized, licensed offshoots of TED, a conference that began in 1984 with…

The Walrus Talks come to Victoria

The Belfry Theatre is typically known for its numerous play productions, but occasionally the stage spotlight shifts to current events and critical scientific discoveries. On Sept. 21, the Walrus Talks…

Q&A with David Suzuki

The Martlet spoke with Dr. David Suzuki ahead his speaking event in Sidney on May 30 to get some insight into his latest book, Letters to My Grandchildren. During the…

Climate change a generational issue, says Suzuki

On May 30, Dr. David Suzuki spoke at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney about his latest book, Letters to My Grandchildren. The book is written in conversational-styled letters to…

Island Run organizers support local hospital

With spring weather coming slowly but surely to Vancouver Island, several Royal Roads University students have seized the opportunity and organized a fundraising run in support of Mount St. Mary…

Photo: UVic students visit Coast Guard vessel

On April 10, UVic grad students and MEOPeers led by David Atkinson were invited to tour the CCGS (Canadian Coast Guard Ship) Sir Wilfrid Laurier, which was moored in Patricia…