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Melissa Ly

How does the west respond to tragedy?

Rather than condemn the ignorant we ought to work harder at combatting the ignorance itself.

Snapshots: Encouragement, Netflix, social media, winter.

Snapshots: Encouragement, Netflix, social media, winter.

UFV hip-hop club: popping, tutting, and good laughs

A few hip-hop enthusiasts are sharing their passion for dance with the rest of UFV through the hip-hop club, which just debuted this semester.

Pole dancing at the Goddess Movement

The mention of pole dancing usually stirs up imagery of something along the lines of a neon-lit stage with scantily clad strippers walking around a pole as men flip money into the air. However, pole dancing has been emerging as a form of performance art, and a recreational and competitive sport. If you watch a video of a pole dancing competition, you will see why this is.
Image: Ted Van Pelt/Flickr

Metal concerts for dummies

It was Saturday evening, May 24, and the AfterMath stage was graced by four metal bands from the lower mainland: First Reign, Curse the Forsaken, Obsidian, and the Darker Days.

Parent power trumps philosophy

I am now an adult, and at the same time still my mother’s child. I am a legal adult, absolutely responsible, and mature for my age, yet my mom still does not “allow” me to sleep at my friends’ homes.

Waste to energy facility … or just incineration?

What if garbage could be reduced to 20 per cent of its mass and converted into energy in the process?

SUS offers vacations at a bargain

Bored of spending lonely nights with your textbook? SUS, working alongside Club ESL, is offering getaway trips and activities to UFV students at a discounted price.

UFV clubs — Hello!? Are you out there?

As a former high school club president, I understand it’s impossible to make everything perfect. You can’t please everyone. You can try your best, but some people only look at the negatives, see the things that still need work, or comment on mistakes rather than recognize your contributions.

Television review: Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan is an anime directed by Tetsuro Araki and adapted from the manga written by Gan Sunaaku and illustrated by Hikaru Suruga. It’s currently available only in Japanese with English subtitles.