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Sessional instructors on the fringes of UFV priorities, despite impact in classrooms

Sessional instructors on the fringes of UFV priorities, despite impact in classrooms

If you go to university and get a degree, you’re on a better track for a high-paying, secure job. Or so we’re told. For many, the goal is to teach at a university in their specialty, earn a decent wage, receive benefits, and most of all, find job security. Yet even after years of hard work and education, fewer instructors reach this goal than you might think. Read more!

News

Inside the geography batcave: Using luminescence dating, students search the past for signs of how climate and landmass form

Inside the geography batcave: Using luminescence dating, students search the past for signs of how climate and landmass form

The “batcave” is on the top floor of Abbotsford’s A building, up a single flight of stairs.

Hidden behind a two-way darkroom door decorated with stuffed bats (toys, not taxidermy), Libby Griffin, Jordan Bryce, and Maureen Eyers analyze grains of sand in near darkness. Read more!

Opinion

Break the rules for goodness’ sake

Break the rules for goodness’ sake

We generally like rules. We invent them to structure our lives and keep ourselves safe. For example, we ban murder because we don’t want to be murdered; we structure games with rules so that there can be a fair winner; we don’t feed homeless people because … I guess we don’t care about homeless people. Evidently, some rules are more reasonable than others. Not all rules are just, useful, or necessary. Read more!

Culture

Métis Awareness Day celebrates the resilience of Métis tradition

Métis Awareness Day celebrates the resilience of Métis tradition

The Aboriginal Resource Centre for UFV held its annual Métis Awareness Day at U-House Thursday. The Métis Awareness gathering also doubled as Louis Riel Day, which is usually celebrated on November 15. Read more!

Arts

Nymphomaniac explores more than just mindless sex

Nymphomaniac explores more than just mindless sex

Writer and Director Lars von Trier’s two-volume Nymphomaniac will leave you hot and bothered — but mostly bothered, as any valuable film should. Read more!

Sports

Volleyball teams dominate against top competition

Volleyball teams dominate against top competition

While all four indoor Cascade teams were in competition this weekend, it was the volleyball teams that impressed against the Douglas College Royals.

The Douglas College men’s team came into the weekend as the number-two ranked volleyball team in the country, and the highest-ranked team from BC. This week was also special for the Cascades, who climbed into the national rankings for the first time in over a year. Read more!

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