So long, and thanks for all the fish, fish

My chest waders are on the shelf, where I left them last year. My river rod is on a rack with my other rods,...

‘Perk’atory — we’ve all bean there

  I have a bad habit. That habit is caffeine. Often, I tell myself it’s totally fine if I stay up until 4:00 a.m. working...

I guess I’m a trendsetter now

I’m the first to admit that I’m not the most trend-conscious person out there. I get 100 per cent of my clothes from thrift...

Transfer trivia

I love e-transferring money to people. Not because it’s easier, and not because it saves me from having to give out a handful of...

A bit of perspective

UFV’s a pretty small university, right? It certainly feels like that, when we’ve got a handful of monolithic institutions an hour’s drive away. The...

Thematic thinkings

Theme. It’s a constant topic of conversation in any English class you ever take. Its somewhat synonymous neighbour, “mission statement,” is a topic in...

Tim Hortons working conditions are even worse than their coffee

This year, minimum wage in Ontario was raised from $11.60 to $14 an hour, and as a result, all low-income workers everywhere are celebrating,...

Is $25 enough to say “sorry?”

If you’ve bought bread in the past 14 years, odds are you’ve been swindled. Last December, Loblaw Companies Ltd. and its parent company George Weston...

VancoUber?

This week in Vancouver, Uber, the American-based technology company and ride hailing service, is presenting (alongside the B.C. Taxi Association) their plans for the...

Surviving the icebreaker

The new semester is upon us, and as students sort out their schedules and shop around for textbooks, professors are hard at work too,...

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