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RCMP and UFV collaborate for mental health week

UFV’s Faculty of Health Sciences teamed up with the RCMP Pacific Region Training Centre for the Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week...

Rainbows: the new stress cure

Last week, I was stressing out about deadlines. Everything snuck up on me (as it does at the end of the semester), and I...

Individual experiences of identity and place in the Valley

On Wednesday, March 28, UFV’s writer in residence, Billeh Nickerson, put on one last event at Abbotsford campus’ U-House. Valley (W)rites: Exploring the Valley...

Stop complainin’ about it rainin’

The average adult has between 20,000 and 35,000 words in their vocabulary, yet many adults in the Fraser Valley use this vast knowledge to...

Listen Write Now: kick-starting the Fraser Valley’s lit scene

February 5, 2018, Chilliwack Lake Road is deserted; the wet road winds between trees and in the darkness beyond, everything is silent. No signs...

Q&A With Billeh Nickerson: To help writers find their truth, see...

Billeh Nickerson is UFV’s 2018 Writer in Residence. Billeh is the author of five books, including The Asthmatic Glassblower, Let Me Kiss It Better, McPoems,...

A full house for Billeh Nickerson’s welcome event

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, upwards of 50 students, staff, and faculty gathered in A225 for the welcome event for the Kuldip Gill writer in...

I think I’ve been playing D&D too much

Why can’t life be one big Dungeons and Dragons game? We could roll d20s (those neat looking, 20-sided die) to see how well we do...

“Blue Monday” is a lie… at least for me

According to the internet, last Monday, January 15 was the “most depressing day of the year,” which sounds like an exaggeration and a generalization,...

COMING OUT OF MY CAGE AND I’VE BEEN DOING JUST FINE

Do you ever hear a song that gives you such a strong outflow of emotion that you want to yell along to the lyrics...