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UVSS ELECTIONS | Lead Director candidates face off on campaign promises at debate

Candidates responded to prepared questions and the queries of an inquisitive audience on divestment, mental health initiatives, and combating international student tuition hikes in a three-hour forum.

UVSS ELECTIONS | Everything you need to know before hitting the polls

As of 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, voting has officially begun for the 2020 University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS) elections. Not sure what or who you’re voting on? We’ve got…
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NEWS UNSETTLED | Don’t (just) vote

"With the election safely behind us and the populist pressure to "do your civic duty" now relaxed until the next election cycle, I'd like to challenge a bit of the…

A brief history of women’s suffrage in Canada

In Canada, women did not automatically have equal voting rights. They were gained slowly, after years of hard work.

Grad House restaurant faces possible temporary closure due to financial difficulties

The UVic Graduate Student Society (GSS) Executive Board is calling for the Graduate Representative Council (GRC) to vote on the fate of Grad House restaurant due to ongoing financial concerns.…
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Voter turnout 2.97 per cent for UVic Senate student elections

On Monday, April 8, the Office of the University Secretary released the election results from the race for student senators on the University of Victoria website. Of the 21 042…

EDITORIAL: It’s the end of the world and we all know it

Or is it? A report was released on Oct. 8 by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change announcing we have just 12 years before our planet surpasses the…

A student’s guide to B.C. municipal elections

Municipal elections don’t happen every day, and since they aren’t frequent, a lot of current students may never have participated in one or, at the very least, could use a…

Where are the missing UVSS votes?

A statistical breakdown of the latest UVSS election As the elected and acclaimed Envision candidates are readying themselves for a year in the public eye at the UVSS, we at the…