NEWS

Large turnout for EGM second attempt

By Jessica Barclay & Joel Robertson-Taylor A major change of pace emerged at the Student Union Society’s (SUS) Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) second attempt on Feb. 8. Over 110 students gathered in the Student Union...

Definite deficit with profits expected to come

The 2017/18 budget was presented after 10 months delay at the Student Union Society’s (SUS) Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Feb. 8. For the 2017/18 fiscal year, the SUS predicts a $131,940 corporate surplus...

More to fish than just the slime

Dr. Lucy Lee is an invitromatest, a term coined by Lucy and her colleagues to describe the unique work they do growing cells in vitro. Lucy researches fish cell lines, a cell culture grown...

Student Union Society EGM: attempt one failed

The Student Union Society’s (SUS) Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) did not meet quorum last Thursday, and has been adjourned to Thursday, Feb. 8. The quorum requirement will be dropped from first attempt attendance of...

CULTURE & EVENTS

Creative Composition of the Month: In the Land of Monsters

By Janice Lang Creative Composition of the Month is a monthly column courtesy of UFV’s Creative Writing Club. Every month, one short story, poem, descriptive essay, or other form of original work from UFV students...

Q&A with the minds behind “Transparency and Deterioration”

The Kariton Art Gallery in Abbotsford recently opened its latest exhibition, “Transparency and Deterioration” on Feb. 10. The show features oil paintings and Polaroid emulsions from local artists Andrew Booth and Fiona Howarth. We...

A new “Galentine’s” day tradition

February 13 has been dubbed, by a loveable character in “Parks and Recreation,” as Galentine’s Day; a day to love your lady friends. This year, I was honoured to be part of the “Galentine’s...

Kin Corner: Getting outside! The benefits of nature.

By Trevor Reid     Kin Korner is a health and wellness column by the students of Joanna Sheppard’s Kinesiology 360 class. Check back every week for a wide variety of tips and tricks of...

OPINION

Remind me where this genre came from

Hot brass spills into the street. It’s funky, groovy — I groove along, following its lead out of the club and onto the street where a crowd, seduced by the blue light from the...

The stance against changing “O Canada”

As of February 7, 2018, Canada’s national anthem has been forever altered. On that day, a bill from the House of Commons changing the lyrics was given royal assent, making it law. Where the...

Spring fake

Ah yes, spring break, that time of year when we all hop on a jet to West Palm Beach, Florida, get drunk, get high, hook up with people we hardly know, and party non-stop...

Sneaky spiders subvert sympathy

The other night, while I was peacefully laying out the supplies to make a delicious burger, I had an unwelcome surprise. Just minutes after submitting a heartwarming snapshot about how charming and innocent most...

ARTS IN REVIEW

Finding community by pressing ourselves together

You’re a writer, or you’re trying to be. That’s more accurate. After all, what does it mean to be a writer? Or a poet? Or a playwright? Of course, we must write, each to...

Nicole Jasper’s april reminds us to listen up

The modern music landscape is dotted by a surprising amount of lo-fi releases, even going so far as to affect releases published under labels. That this trend (if it can even be called a...

CIVL Shuffle —February 21, 2018

CIVL Station Manager Aaron Levy postulates on the nature of life, and our value of it, while drawing on the words of a man whose performance as a high school student may have influenced...

Dark Souls — The Board Game engages with jolly cooperation

When you pick up a board game box that weighs more than most cats, you know you’re in for one of two things: an in-depth and exciting game with many intricacies, or a dull...

FEATURES

Bread Crumbs

Written by: Joel Robertson-Taylor Illustrated by: Caleb Campbell                            

Geocaching in the Fraser Valley

I awake early on Saturday morning, chug a coffee until it replaces the blood in my body, and chow down some cereal until it replaces the empty space in my stomach. I need the...

Q&A With Billeh Nickerson: To help writers find their truth, see the world in...

Billeh Nickerson is UFV’s 2018 Writer in Residence. Billeh is the author of five books, including The Asthmatic Glassblower, Let Me Kiss It Better, McPoems, Impact: The Titanic Poems, and Artificial Cherry, and is a...

The flip side: an interview with Allen Ginsberg

Miles Davis’ “So What” plays in the background as the search continues for last remnants of inspiration for piecing together this document. A bit frantic now as the sax solo wails, free to improvise,...

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