Authors Posts by Cat Friesen

Cat Friesen

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I guess I’m a trendsetter now

I’m the first to admit that I’m not the most trend-conscious person out there. I get 100 per cent of my clothes from thrift...

Wizards, teleportation, and energy vampires, oh my!

Last weekend, I was sick. Like, nose running, head pounding, I can’t stand up or I’ll fall over sick. My one beacon of light...

Re-learning vulnerability through art

December 31, the last day of 2017. Outside The Reach Gallery Museum, trees are cased in a thick layer of ice, glittering in the...

Exploring boundaries and consent at UFV

It’s time to talk about consent, and by extension, boundaries. By this point, you may have seen the posters around campus, and heard about...

Ode to Oldhand

I’ve always loved coffee shops — the smell of freshly ground coffee and baked scones, the constant background noise, the people watching. If I...

Droppin’ sick beats with Teen Daze

On the night of Wednesday, November 15, Oldhand, a bustling coffee shop in the middle of downtown Abbotsford, was packed with energetic patrons there...

Cheese is ruining my life

Why do we do things that we know are bad for us? We drink copious amounts of coffee instead of getting a good night’s...

De-stressing with LNAP

On Tuesday, November 7, UFV’s Academic Success Centre hosted their annual Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP). Started in 2015, LNAP is an event focused...

More is not always better

Why do we take pride in cramming our schedules beyond what is healthy? We say yes to everything, and leave no time for ourselves....

Shining a torch into the world of Tinder

I’ve never been one for online dating. I have a hard enough time using social media accounts; mine are often relegated to the last...