Who’s down with TPP?

For those that crumble in discouragement every time the government’s right hand passes legislation that the left said it wouldn’t, here’s a doozy. Last week,...

Give it up for blood

There’s a growing need for blood products made from plasma — Canadian Blood Services fights a chronic lack of donors. Right now, Canadian donors...

Remind me where this genre came from

Hot brass spills into the street. It’s funky, groovy — I groove along, following its lead out of the club and onto the street...

More regs for bitumen

In an act of long overdue wisdom, B.C.’s environment minister, George Heyman, proposed new protections for B.C.’s inland and coast — directly impacting the...

The league of extraordinary general meetings

Perhaps you’ll take interest in millions of dollars. Maybe proposed changes to the student union society (SUS) bylaws and election policy, or the SUS 2017/18...

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,...

Happy birthday to us

The Cascade is growing up. We turn 25 this year. While this student paper has been around in various forms since the ‘70s, this...

Beaming emojis into your mind

The first ever text message was sent 25 years ago last Sunday. According to CNET news, it was sent on December 3, 1992, by...

Almost there

By now, my friends and family know not to report me missing or legally dead: it’s just the end of the semester. The bears...

So, women are easy, most are bitches, and if I get...

That’s what the lyrics of the songs played in the SUB have taught me. The Makita drill in the utility closet looks mighty comforting —...

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