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First all-female BFA grad class hosts silent auction

For the 2017 bachelor of fine arts graduating class, the end of the semester is fast approaching, and they plan to finish their degrees with a bang. From February 20 to 23, they're running a silent auction to raise funds for their final exhibition as students.

First all-female BFA grad class hosts silent auction

For the 2017 bachelor of fine arts graduating class, the end of the semester is fast approaching, and they plan to finish their degrees with a bang. From February 8 to 10, they're running a silent auction to raise funds for their final exhibition as students. As the first all-female BFA graduating class, they're putting their own spin on the annual event, and hoping that all of UFV comes to the auction to enjoy — and perhaps purchase — some art to help them make this year's exhibition unique.

How to find friends and make connections without leaving campus

It's not easy balancing a social life with the workload of school, jobs, and other commitments, but it's also tough taking on all of that stress without some friends to help you along the way.

Welcoming the year of the Rooster

On January 26, students gathered in the Global Lounge (B223) to usher in the year of the Rooster with a Lunar New Year party. In addition to games, prizes, and snacks, the event — hosted by UFV International — taught attendees about the Chinese zodiac and gave them a chance to try their hand at calligraphy.

Exploring museums around the world with George Jacob

On January 16, UFV, in partnership with The Reach Gallery, welcomed internationally acclaimed museologist George Jacob to its lecture theatre. Jacob, a man with a long history in the world of museums, started his presentation entitled Creating Cultural Capital: The Museum Industry from a Global Perspective by explaining that his industry is in need of more students to engage with it, study it, and eventually join it.

Will I be able to vote in the SUS election?

With the Student Union Society (SUS) election coming up fast, one question is sure to be on a lot of students’ minds: how do I vote?

Snapshot: I won’t sit for this

So while UFV’s toilets may be a bit wasteful, I have to rescind some of my previous criticisms. I’d much prefer their over-enthusiasm to the kind of shame that will keep me out of that McDonald’s forever.

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Netflix’s Dirk Gently is absurd in the best way

I only got around to watching one show over the winter break, and through some considerable luck, it turned out to be one that, while certainly not for everyone, was definitely for me.