Authors Posts by Cassie de Jong

Cassie de Jong

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‘Perk’atory — we’ve all bean there

  I have a bad habit. That habit is caffeine. Often, I tell myself it’s totally fine if I stay up until 4:00 a.m. working...

A sea of beauty and plastic

If you find yourself with an extra 20 minutes on the Abbotsford campus this week, and transporting yourself to an undersea wonderland sounds enticing,...

Celebrating Abbotsford’s agricultural heritage

During your drive to and from the border this past week, or simply on a trip to Costco, you may have noticed a bright...

A real game changer

Virtual reality is the most recent innovation to take the video game world by storm. The immersive technology allows participants to experience gaming in...

Youth photographers display work at the Kariton Art Gallery

Encouraging our youth to express themselves through art programs is vital to both their development, and for the future of our society. Art programs...

UFV panel raises awareness for action on violence against women

A panel featuring various UFV professors and other qualified individuals, speaking on the topic of violence against women, and the action we can take...

Santa Claus came to town

On December 2, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Abbotsford’s historic downtown core, the 28th annual Winter Jubilee kick-started the local holiday season. This...

Gaming for a good cause

A 24-hour gaming marathon began in Evered Hall at UFV’s Abbotsford campus, Friday, December 1, running from 10:00 a.m. to the same time the...

Fraser Valley Biennale 2017 hosts Artist Meet & Greet at the...

The Fraser Valley Biennale serves to represent the extraordinary artwork produced by artists in the Fraser Valley region in the period of the past...

Warcrafting a new identity

I’m the type of person that has a character on most major MMORPGs (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games). I haven’t played more than...