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Changing the lens: Year-long program refocuses the power of film on Stó:lo narratives

Changing the lens: Year-long program refocuses the power of film on Stó:lo narratives

The Lens of Empowerment project, which retakes the power of storytelling through film and representational media, is part of that movement within UFV and the Stó:lo community. Read more!

News

Images and Land Claims event raises awareness of aboriginal land disputes, local and beyond

Images and Land Claims event raises awareness of aboriginal land disputes, local and beyond

Hosted by UFV and Stó:lo Nation, the weekend featured various films and presentations exploring the land claims of the Kalahari (South Africa), the Gitksan (BC), and the Evenki (Siberia). Maps illustrated the areas of the land claims and how the issues affected these areas. Read more!

Opinion

Everybody poops — and deserves a place to do it

Everybody poops — and deserves a place to do it

The Vancouver School Board (VSB) has approved the integration of gender-free bathrooms in K-12 schools in the district. The move comes as one of many revisions to the sexual orientation and gender identities policy for the VSB, encompassing topics that range from the allowance of gender-non-conforming kids to dress how they like to recognizing the right of transsexual kids to be addressed by their preferred gender pronoun. Read more!

Culture

Gleason’s Résum-ale wins the internet: An interview with the guy who put his resumé on a box of beer

Gleason’s Résum-ale wins the internet: An interview with the guy who put his resumé on a box of beer

Ever wondered how to make your resumé float to the top of the pile? Recent UFV graduate Brennan Gleason found the recipe with his Résum-ale — a full resumé and portfolio wrapped around four of his own signature beers. And the internet loved it. Read the interview!

Arts

Swans’ To Be Kind creates a dark world of sound

Swans’ To Be Kind creates a dark world of sound

With the release of To Be Kind, Swans have three studio albums running past two hours, and it is further proof that the band works best when they indulge. Read more!

Sports

This is your brain on silence: Local meditation classes offer plenty of benefits, both physical and mental

This is your brain on silence: Local meditation classes offer plenty of benefits, both physical and mental

Tai chi teacher and UFV graduate Gurpreet Singh Cheema — known affectionately as just Cheema — has been holding drop-in meditation classes at Two Dragons Tai Chi Academy since January. Read more!

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