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Field Days Brings Abbotsford Together with Music, Beer, and Community

Field Days Brings Abbotsford Together with Music, Beer, and Community

“Live music and craft beer are what summer is all about, and the folks at Field House Brewing Co know that more than anyone. In the last weekend of June, the brewery hosted the first ever Field Days Festival as part of The Backyard Concert Series. Brothers Adam and Levi Klassen, who started the Backyard Concert Series last year, said that the purpose of hosting the festival is for people to get out and support local artists in Abbotsford.” Read more…

News

Athletics department aims to preserve history with hall of fame

Athletics department aims to preserve history with hall of fame

“With UFV Athletics’ newly announced hall of fame, the surprise might not be that there’s going to be one, but that it took this long. After nominations for the inaugural inductees close at the end of August, a committee will be formed to select the athletes who will be recognized at a game in January and at the year-end athletics banquet.” Read more…

Opinion

An open letter to America about why revising gun regulations may be good idea

An open letter to America about why revising gun regulations may be good idea

“After a tragedy, we try to focus on healing first, but inevitably more discussion will follow on why the tragedy happened, and what can be done to help ensure something similar never happens again. Sort of like how they decided to ban however many new things from airplanes after 9/11. By the way, thanks, TSA, I feel so much safer knowing you took away that 15-year-old girl’s perfume bottle. She had a devious look about her.” Read more…

Culture & Events

CIVL’s Battle of the Bands goes nostalgic

CIVL’s Battle of the Bands goes nostalgic

“This year marked the fourth since the inception of CIVL Radio’s Battle of the Bands, and the third show of the battle was enough to make every nineties kid / UFV student want to start up a garage band of their own.” Read more…

Arts in Review

Pokemon GO: a video game that actually encourages you to GO outside

Pokemon GO: a video game that actually encourages you to GO outside

“Niantic and The Pokemon Company have finally released their eagerly awaited mixed reality mobile game Pokemon GO in several countries (including Australia, New Zealand, and the United States) and the hype couldn’t be more real. Kids young and old alike are once again caught up in the phenomenon that started over 20 years ago with this exciting new iteration of the classic role-playing adventure game.” Read more…

Sports & Health

Volleyball teams come up short in PacWest playoffs

Volleyball teams come up short in PacWest playoffs

Both men’s and women’s volleyball teams entered the playoffs as underdogs. At the first round of competition, held at Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford, both of UFV’s teams tumbled out early, but not before giving a good showing of themselves. Read more…

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