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Day of Sustainability kicks off a global study on food systems and security

Day of Sustainability kicks off a global study on food systems and security

The day was stimulating on a number of levels. There were workshops discussing food security and the impact of individual action. Then there was a tour of the Abbotsford campus on the sunny spring day, with a food truck offering its goods on the Green. Finally, a public symposium gave professors and government officials the chance to discuss food security from their own perspectives. Read more…

News

Four motions headed to Senate in response to Writing Centre-Academic Success Centre change

Four motions headed to Senate in response to Writing Centre-Academic Success Centre change

Following a review of documents requested from UFV administration about the Writing Centre to Academic Success Centre changeover, the Academic Planning and Priorities Committee (APPC) is sending four motions to Senate. Read more…

Opinion

Lack of proper music venues killing local scene

Lack of proper music venues killing local scene

Local artists lack space to perform. Besides Jam in Jubilee, which is consistently the most in-tune local musical body, there is an inability for musicians to perform anywhere, turning the entire Abbotsford area into a perennial wasteland for musical acts. Read more…

Culture

Intercultural Inquiry hosts conversation about cultural barriers

Intercultural Inquiry hosts conversation about cultural barriers

Intercultural Inquiry is a safe space for students to gather and challenge themselves to analyze their perspectives on issues crucial to how students from cultures around the world work and learn together on- and off-campus. The event is organized by global engagement co-ordinator Chelsey Laird and hosted by Sherlock Chen, the global student associate at the International Lounge. The two moderate and encourage an intimate group of students to open up about their cultural backgrounds and explore the ways of life students from each ethnicity grow up in. Read more…

Arts in Review

Always crashing in the same car

Always crashing in the same car

In the middle of two increasingly dominant movements in American film (superhero movies and Christianity movies), Mad Max: Fury Road is an example of a work that is actually on a biblical, mythological scale. Read more…

Sports & Health

Othello Tunnels: rich history and stunning views

Othello Tunnels: rich history and stunning views

What is remarkable about the Othello Tunnels is not so much the view; it’s their rich history. Read more…

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