CIVL Radio awarded $50,000 in funding

On July 9, the Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) and CIVL Radio, UFV’s campus and community radio station, announced that $50,000 will be used for the RECORDING project at…

Aching for autumn

While most people come alive in summer, I wilt — kind of like the hostas are doing right now in my front yard. I loathe having to wear sunscreen when…

Nights at the Circus

June 7, 2018 — opening night of the Royal Canadian Circus in Abbotsford. It’s cool for June, and the crowd is anxious to launch through the gates. Children giggle and…

Facebook wants to see you naked

According to CBC News, Facebook is combating revenge porn by asking people to send in their nudes — to make sure the images haven’t been used before, and won’t be…

Disney lied to us; relationships are labyrinthine adventures

Rachel Manley’s The Black Peacock isn’t the typical, tell-you-everything-up-front romance novel. It doesn’t have excessive and self-indulgent sex scenes, or volcanic eruptions of emotionality in the pouring rain. Instead of…

SOS

I can’t wait to live on my own. I’m a bit of a neat freak — to me, an uncluttered mind comes from an uncluttered house, and unfortunately, I live in…

Bananas about bananas

As a child, I loathed everything about bananas. The stringy bits that peel off and get stuck to your finger, the ugly brown colour they turn (far too quickly, if…

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 from May 7 to 13. This…