University of Victoria

Sarah Hunter, a UVic student who survived the mid-Island bus crash, started a petition to fix the road where the bus rolled over. (Sarah Hunter/change.org)

Bus crash survivor petitions Justin Trudeau to fix road where classmates died

UVic student’s petition well over halfway to 5k signature goal

Sarah Hunter, a UVic student who survived the mid-Island bus crash, started a petition to fix the road where the bus rolled over. (Sarah Hunter/change.org)
Sandra Richardson, the CEO of the Victoria Foundation, announces the results of a study of social impact of charities in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Study shows registered charities gave Victoria $4-billion boost

Civil sector now on par with tech and tourism sectors in Captial Regional District

Sandra Richardson, the CEO of the Victoria Foundation, announces the results of a study of social impact of charities in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
A poster reads “Being nice isn’t enough. End everyday racism” at a gathering in Victoria’s Centennial Square on Nov. 12. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

B.C. university pride group replaces white supremacy posters

Around 50 people walked through downtown Victoria to share posters of love

A poster reads “Being nice isn’t enough. End everyday racism” at a gathering in Victoria’s Centennial Square on Nov. 12. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training gives impassioned speech at the launch of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

UVic launches historic Indigenous law program

World’s first law degree to combine Indigenous, non-Indigenous law

Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training gives impassioned speech at the launch of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
While it is important to protect yourself from UV rays, some sunscreen ingredients have been found to be harmful. (Black Press file photo)

Sunscreen has far-reaching impact, warns professor

UV protective clothing suggested as alternative

While it is important to protect yourself from UV rays, some sunscreen ingredients have been found to be harmful. (Black Press file photo)
Sunscreen ingredients, including oxybenzone, are shown Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. Many sunscreen makers could soon be forced to change their formulas or be banned from selling lotions in Hawaii. Hawaii state lawmakers on Tuesday passed a measure that would ban the local sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate by 2021 in an effort to protect coral reefs. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Sunscreen ingredients, including oxybenzone, are shown Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. Many sunscreen makers could soon be forced to change their formulas or be banned from selling lotions in Hawaii. Hawaii state lawmakers on Tuesday passed a measure that would ban the local sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate by 2021 in an effort to protect coral reefs. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Frank Parnell, the CEO of TRICORP, and Brent Mainprize, the ACE program director, announced the program will receive $1 million from BMO Financial Group. (UVic Photo Services)

$1 million to expand Indigenous entrepreneur program

Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs Program, dreamed up in northwest B.C., to grow nationally

Frank Parnell, the CEO of TRICORP, and Brent Mainprize, the ACE program director, announced the program will receive $1 million from BMO Financial Group. (UVic Photo Services)
Coun. Moralea Milne took this photo of a robber fly in Metchosin. A new study by University of Victoria researchers will be measuring insect biomass to find out if there is an increase or decrease in insects in the municipality. (Moralea Milne photo)

Scientist buzzing over apparent decline of flying insects

New UVic study launch in Metchosin to help track local trend in worldwide issue

Coun. Moralea Milne took this photo of a robber fly in Metchosin. A new study by University of Victoria researchers will be measuring insect biomass to find out if there is an increase or decrease in insects in the municipality. (Moralea Milne photo)
Director and self-professed Shakespeare nerd, Jeffrey Renn with the costume plates for his revamp the 16th-century farce, The Comedy of Errors on stage at Phoenix Theatres starting March 13. (Photo courtesy Pheonix Theatres)

Shakespeare infused with music video culture for Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors is on stage March 13 to 24 at UVic’s Phoenix Theatres

Director and self-professed Shakespeare nerd, Jeffrey Renn with the costume plates for his revamp the 16th-century farce, The Comedy of Errors on stage at Phoenix Theatres starting March 13. (Photo courtesy Pheonix Theatres)