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Professor Taiaiake Alfred resigns from UVic

Founding Director of UVic’s Indigenous Governance program says he “embodied toxic masculinity” On Wednesday, March 6, Indigenous news publication Two Row Times broke the news that Taiaiake Alfred, now former…

UVSS talks annual report, divestment at Semi-Annual General Meeting

On Feb. 6, students met for the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) in the Vertigo lounge of the Student Union Building (SUB). To clarify (or…

Review of UVic’s Sexualized Violence Policy highlights growth, challenges

18 months in, UVic and campus community reflect on policy implementation The road to building a consistent, effective system for reporting sexualized violence at the University of Victoria has proven…

UVSS to donate $1 000 to Unist’ot’en Camp legal defense fund

Your Jan. 21 UVSS board meeting recap On Monday, Jan. 21, the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Board of Directors met for the third Monday in a row to…

2018 stories of the year

The Martlet’s five biggest stories from the past 365 days A near collapse of a prestigious literary journal, panic about a literal collapse, and the corporate takeover of campus food…

New faces nominated and ratified as representatives at latest UVSS board meeting

Like the dwindling number of sunny days left for Victoria this year, the latest UVSS board meeting was short and sweet. In an event that lasted just under half an…

Jamie Cassels speaks to the university’s new five-year Strategic Framework

Speaking in regards to the university’s new five-year Strategic Framework, University of Victoria President Jamie Cassels praised UVic’s past and current progress towards fulfilling promises and institutional initiatives in his…

Here’s what you missed at UVic this summer

But I’m sure the cottage at the lake was nice Pipeline protests If you missed this story, I envy how secluded your summer must have been. In what became international…