Passing the torch of knowledge

There’s a saying that “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire,” and I couldn’t agree more. On...

Bravo to the programmer: what the UFV bookstore website can do...

Too late into my university career did I learn about the textbook search feature available through UFV’s website. I had always wondered how so...

Advice to the English department

Historical context Disclaimer: my intention in writing this is not to dissuade any student interested in majoring in English from doing so. Many of my...

A course schedule that works for you

I realize by this point that most of you reading this will have already chosen courses for the winter semester, but even so, I...

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 —...

Affronted by a font

Earlier this fall, UFV’s Canada Education Park (CEP) campus’ coffee shop underwent a rebranding, from Tim Hortons to the Spirit Bear Café. Abbotsford has...

Art at UFV

I noticed a small painting project going on between A and B buildings — on the brick wall near the benches. It made me...

Look who’s talking (at UFV)

Last week, so many people showed up to hear Dr. Gabor Maté speak at UFV that I saw disappointed people turned away at the...

International education: an address to and from an exchange student

Canada is quickly jumping up the ranks in terms of being a dream destination for immigrants from around the world, especially among the South...

RE: SUS imposes fees on charity fundraisers

I understand that there’s a certain level of distrust and wariness regarding the relationships between third-party organizations and student groups. Of course, there should...

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