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Complaints about Starbucks uncovered in emails to UVic admin from community

Broken hearts, ethical concerns, and presidentally-addressed Facebook reactions — all new information discovered by the Martlet through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. Between Nov. 6 and Nov. 20 2018,…

Starbucks to take over Finnerty Express at UVic

Starting in the fall of 2019, corporate coffee beans will finally arrive at UVic, as Finnerty Express Café in the UVic Bookstore transitions to a Starbucks. UVic’s long time moratorium…

Dirty money

Petition, article shames UVic for dealing with corporate climate change deniers  An opinion piece in The Tyee has called out UVic for attempting to profit from fossil fuel companies while trying…

Nov. 20 UVSS board meeting recap

Puppies, rallies, and food banks on the agenda Mustaches and puppies are two things that don’t normally go hand-in-hand, but both played a prominent role at the latest UVSS board…

Frustration, sadness at UVSS health care town hall

Room agrees referendum needed to fix health care plan It was an emotional evening for those gathered in the Michele Pujol room on Thursday, Nov. 9, though emotions varied between…