The Cascade editor-in-chief wins Canada-wide award

On Saturday, January 6, The Cascade’s editor-in-chief, Joel Robertson-Taylor, was named student journalist of the year at an annual gathering of student journalists in...

The numbers behind the degree: O’Heron on the development of the...

To counter the belief that those with science degrees will be the first to be hired by employers upon graduation, and that those from the humanities will be looking in the “Help Wanted” section the night of convocation, Herb O’Heron (director of research and policy analysis at the association of universities and colleges of Canada (AUCC)) provided empirical evidence that any degree is a good degree. His presentation on the afternoon of January 28 was part of the President’s Leadership Lectures, arranged by UFV president Mark Evered.

The future of Fort McMurray

"Summertime in Western Canada always carries with it the risk of forest fires. The Fraser Valley is no stranger to this and last summer saw massive clouds for days on end from the Pemberton fires. The Cascade sat down with Jonathan Hughes, an associate professor in the geography department here at UFV, to learn a little bit more about the Fort Mac fires. "

Abbotsford City Council candidate: Vince Dimanno

Interviewed by Michael Scoular. Since many students will be voting for the first time, what would you describe as the role of municipal politics? What...

Breaking the fourth wall of politics: Sticking your hand out the...

Once, I wanted to be a politician.

Lunch with George Peary

George Peary, former mayor of Abbotsford, city councillor, and school principal wears many hats. ince moving to the Fraser Valley in 1963, he has been actively involved as a public servant in many roles and even worked as a sessional instructor at, and received an honorary doctorate from, UFV. His career has been exceptionally productive and highly involved in the Abbotsford area. Peary will speak at the President's Lecture series at UFV on October 12, where he’ll talk about community building and his experiences with it throughout his career.

Another new UFV campus for Chilliwack

After moving their downtown location to a new branch, the Bank of Montréal decided to donate the space to UFV. This new campus—renamed UFV Plaza—will become another location for university classes and workshops.

It’s dangerous to go alone, take this: A preface to The...

By Michael Scoular (The Cascade) – Email Print Edition: November 12, 2014 “How can we desire truth if we have no prior knowledge of it? This is...

Some assembly required: BFA graduate students crowd-fund final show

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) graduates may not get the funding they need to put on their grad exhibition this year.

Champion Jack’s vintage and vinyl boutique opens doors in downtown Abbotsford

Champion Jack’s Emporium opened up last weekend, with a clothing sale and cheese samples that drew plenty of customers. The record and vintage clothing store is the first of its kind in Abbotsford. Champion Jack’s sells men’s and women’s dress wear, local artisan goods, vinyl records and tapes.