Authors Posts by Aleister Gwynne

Aleister Gwynne

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Is $25 enough to say “sorry?”

If you’ve bought bread in the past 14 years, odds are you’ve been swindled. Last December, Loblaw Companies Ltd. and its parent company George Weston...

A course schedule that works for you

I realize by this point that most of you reading this will have already chosen courses for the winter semester, but even so, I...

Red velvet

Does anybody know what red velvet cake is supposed to taste like? Don’t get me wrong, red velvet is delicious, but as I was...

Jingle Hells

And so it begins. The Christmas music has started playing on the radio. Despite being a child of the age of mindless consumerism, even...

Interesting times

Last Thursday, noted author, historian, and political columnist Gwynne Dyer held a lecture in UFV’s Evered Hall, entitled “Surviving Trump.” The main subject of...

Sailing to Byzantium

Last Friday, an exhibition of student art was held in Evered Hall. The event, entitled “Sailing to Byzantium,” was a unique collaboration between the...

Who killed Sears Canada?

Sears Canada recently announced that it is going out of business, and plans to liquidate all of its stores in Canada. This comes as...

What makes a community?

People from outside of Vancouver seem to have the impression that the city is a crime-ridden hellhole. Having lived there for most of my...

A world both big and small

I’ve always enjoyed maps. Sometimes I’ve spent hours poring over an atlas, developing extensive geographic knowledge. Name a country, city, or geographical feature, and...

First Nations exhibit opens at Chilliwack Museum

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives opened a new exhibit on Thursday, November 2. The exhibit, which runs until April 28, 2018, showcases the life...