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Fall first instructional day suspended

A day slated for activities and orientation is now scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 4, previously the first day of classes in the fall semester. At...

Straight outta context

I wonder if anyone at any point in the idea’s development stopped and thought, “Hey, maybe referencing a rap song that promotes gang violence...

UFV to host wrestling championships

UFV will host the 2019 Canada West wrestling championships, as decided at the Canada West conference Annual General Meeting last week in Kelowna. The championships...

Salsa salvation

A number of weeks ago I lamented in a Snapshot the guano labeled as salsa by celebrity chef Guy Fieri. I haven’t watched his...

Atangard Community Project

In a dimly lit lobby, immediately through rustic brown French doors off Essendene in downtown Abbotsford, there’s an upright bar piano where Beethoven’s Sonata...

Honk if you’re hungry

You may have noticed the two Canada geese who’ve made the SUB green (seasonally the SUB swamp) their home. Some talk about the nuisance...

Pots and pans

The octopus eats its own leg: the title of the Murakami exhibit, on display at the Vancouver Art Gallery, reviewed in this edition’s feature...

UFVs salamanders study

Baker pond is six degrees celsius, the ambient air is seven. This means that the northwestern salamander is beginning to become active. Both UFV...

Facebook game

The Cambridge Analytica story is a great spy thriller. It takes elements of psychological warfare, and even hints at brainwashing. The devious villain's evil...

Hitting the trail, taking the trash

The enjoyment of an afternoon walk along the river is only part of the reason Margaret Shamro organizes monthly trail walks. The UFV Health...