Somewhere down the lines

Attending my first summer morning class after a good four months of the break was really a challenging situation. My biological clock needed some synchronization. While the lecture was going…

More like scantr-yawn

Listen, I know that once I’m done with university I’ll have to get to work early in the morning every day, but at this point in my life, there’s a…

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 Wednesday, Jan. 31, I had the…

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 friends have done it. I’ve…

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 think it may be a good…

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 one too, which replaced the old…

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 wish there was more of it….

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 door. Evered Hall reached capacity. Earlier…