RCMP and UFV collaborate for mental health week

UFV’s Faculty of Health Sciences teamed up with the RCMP Pacific Region Training Centre for the Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week from May 7 to 13. This…

Finnegan’s and Phoenix, end of an era

Finnegan’s Pub & Grill and Phoenix Ballroom served their last drink Saturday night. The pub and ballroom, owned by Paul Esposito Sr., existed in its current location since 2009. The…

King Road rental development gets council approval

A new apartment complex near the University of the Fraser Valley, on the corner of King Road and King Connector was approved by Abbotsford city council. The planned complex will…

In loving memory: Cst. John Davidson

On Sunday, Nov. 19, UFV Abbotsford hosted attendees of APD Constable John Davidson’s funeral. Space in the Envision Athletic Centre was provided to accommodate overflow from the Abbotsford Centre.

UPDATED: Private UFV information hacked

Private information from 29 UFV accounts was emailed to hundreds of other UFV student emails Monday morning. The email demands $30,000, and threatened to release thousands of more accounts’ information…

Surviving UFV

What do you do when you’ve committed at least four years of your life to studying at an institution and you want to let everyone know how awesome your time…

Harsh words for modern languages

The bachelor of arts degree at UFV will follow a new set of requirements in the fall, including the completion of what is called a secondary language competency. But issues…

New trade development announced for UFV

Trades students at UFV will soon have access to 24,000 square feet of increased shop space for the heavy-mechanical and farm-technology programs. The $6.5-million project was announced last week, and…

SUS converting washrooms to gender-neutral

You may have heard it referred to as the “gender neutral project,” the “washroom ungendering project,” or you may not have heard anything at all. Officially, it is now called…

Granting students a way to cut debt

Student debt keeps rising. The average post-secondary student in B.C. with a student loan now graduates with $35,000 in debt. In an attempt to call attention to the severity of…