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At UFV, unreliable support and a culture of silence for students who report sexual assault

At UFV, unreliable support and a culture of silence for students who report sexual assault

There is nothing simple about surviving sexual violence, nothing simple about speaking about it. Articles, interviews, panels, reports, policies try to explain it and deal with it, they try to teach words to make it understandable — because everyone knows, but not everyone truly tries to understand sexual violence, question their role in it. Read more…

News

Athletics awards banquet recognizes the best of the past year in sports

Athletics awards banquet recognizes the best of the past year in sports

“There’s life after graduation. At its annual awards banquet last Tuesday, UFV’s athletics department tried their best to not let student athletes forget this. The athletics department hosts the banquet every year to award the year’s top achievements, recognize graduating athletes, and encourage those returning next year.” Read more…

Opinion

Graduation and the fear of ending up a loser

Graduation and the fear of ending up a loser

“Graduation approaches. Are you afraid? Because I’m afraid. Of course there’s always going to be something scary about entering a new phase of life, but that’s not what freaks me out. In fact, that particular scariness excites me. What I fear is that, after this university thing is all over, I might discover that I’m actually a loser.” Read more…

Culture & Events

SUS awards night recognizes student involvement on campus

SUS awards night recognizes student involvement on campus

“Last Wednesday, the Student Union Society (SUS) held an awards night to honour student volunteers and clubs or associations. While the SUB filled with students, faculty, and members from the community, the lobby buzzed with activity, people helping themselves to the delicious snacks and refreshments served. The event also featured keynote speaker Craig Kielburger, co-founder of Free the Children and Me to We. Kielburger caught everyone’s attention with a short story about Iqbal Masih, the young man who inspired him at the age of 12 to start building schools around the world.” Read more…

Arts in Review

Batman V Superman does nothing with either Batman or Superman

Batman V Superman does nothing with either Batman or Superman

“All Batman V Superman does is show us two guys have a pissing contest, then smarten up and join together to fight evil. Things get set on fire and blow up, a lot of bad guys get the crap kicked out of them, and dialogue is interspersed with fighting because none of it means anything anyway; we’re just here to see a glorified boxing match that, in the end, results in a draw.” 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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