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Celebrating Pride while staying inside

For Victoria’s LGBTQ2+ Community, Pride comes with a sense of loss for in-person gatherings and hope for online connection this year June is Pride Month, and marks the beginning of…
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Hundreds flock to downtown streets for Black Lives Matter march and vigil

Peaceful all-day event grew from dozens throughout the day As a crowd of 300 gathered in front of the legislature, Vanessa Simone grasped a megaphone and spoke to the crowd. …
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The vaccine for COVID-19? Staying home

While cases in Canada rise at a rate similar to the early days in Italy, people ignore the advice of our Provincial Health Officer, Bonnie Henry. The concept of social…
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UVic student with symptoms, in direct contact with a positive case denied COVID-19 testing

At least one student in class with the first UVic student to test positive yesterday is experiencing significant symptoms of COVID-19. However, due to CDC restrictions, she was unable to…
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First UVic student tests positive for COVID-19

A UVic student has tested positive for COVID-19. According to Island Health, students who attended Psych 300B, Psych 351 B, and Bio 367 may have been exposed to COVID-19. Students…

Sinatra and the Count: A Benefit Concert for Sno’uyutth Legacy Scholarship featuring Joe Coughlin and the Phil Dwyer Orchestra

Sinatra and the Count at Dave Dunnet Community Theatre on April 18 is Coughlin's celebration of the great musical collaboration between Frank Sinatra and Count Basie Orchestra that was most…
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What students need to know: a COVID-19 resource list

A lot of students are dealing with increased financial and social pressures — some students have lost their jobs and others have had to rapidly move out of Victoria. While…
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EDITORIAL | What if we treated climate change like a pandemic?

COVID-19 is indisputably a global crisis that demands an immediate, effective, and informed response. It deserves the effort, money, and attention being devoted to it. However, the coronavirus is just…
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The tragedy at King George Terrace, and what’s happened since

This story deals with domestic violence and may be difficult for some to read. Even with greater awareness around sexualized violence following #MeToo, domestic violence remains a pressing issue. Changes…