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 and murder, and adopting a uniquely…

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 will be held Feb. 8…

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 show, but the big fellow strikes…

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 No. 8 anticipates and sits anticipated….

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 of goose deuce, others delight in…

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 by Mitch Huttema. The title of…

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 Abbotsford D building’s pond and the…

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 corporation had been working silently in…

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 Sciences’ Trail Clean Up Walk, organized…

Happy birthday to a good boy

Yesterday, Mac celebrated 14 years on this earth. And so did about 300 students, faculty, and staff who came through to take part in the festivities in the Student Union…