Feature

A sneak peek at the new SUB

A sneak peek at the new SUB

Over the past few months, the exterior façade of the new Student Union Building (SUB) on the Abbotsford campus has seen the addition of glass windows, through which you can make out a suggestion of progress happening within — is that paint? A ladder tilted against the wall? A staircase! To dispel a little of the mystery and foster the anticipation building for the proverbial (maybe literal?) ribbon-cutting, The Cascade took a short tour of the inside. Read more!

News

UFV groups come together to host planning and urban studies networking event

UFV groups come together to host  planning and urban studies networking event

Every student can relate to the dreadful feeling that comes with thinking about finding a job after graduation, and this is no different for geography students. That’s why the department of geography and the environment, as well as the Career Centre and the UFV Urbanists, hosted a planning and urban studies networking event on Thursday afternoon. Read more!

Opinion

The best way to fight education revamp is to fight the pipeline

The best way to fight education revamp is to fight the pipeline

An education revamp threatens scholarship for the sake of trades. An already-famished post-secondary institution has to “tighten its belt” once again after another huge cut in funding from the government. Habitual, incessant slashes to liberal arts and humanities programs that, by the day, look more and more like the complete disembowelment of a whole way of life. It’s been a fiscal doozy of a semester for UFV. Read more!

Culture

UFV’s A Christmas Carol to be a bright, whimsical take on Dickens’ holiday classic

UFV’s A Christmas Carol to be a bright,  whimsical take on Dickens’ holiday classic

If you’ve caught the humbug, UFV’s production of A Christmas Carol is looking to provide a cure for it with a dose of holiday cheer. Read more!

Arts

Over the Garden Wall a dark, whimsical fairy tale

Over the Garden Wall a dark, whimsical fairy tale

Over the Garden Wall is a 10-episode miniseries created by Patrick McHale, creative director of Adventure Time. It aired on the Cartoon Network in early November, and you can be sure the Cartoon Network hasn’t seen much of shows like this. Read more!

Sports

Chess-boxing, goat-bashing: weird sports you’ve never heard of

Chess-boxing, goat-bashing: weird sports you’ve never heard of

Popular games like hockey and football are great, but they are so prominent in our culture that it is easy to forget that there are other sports out there, some of which are delightfully weird. Read more!

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