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Home. Here, there, somewhere

Mission: find a room. But I keep getting distracted. The subway looks like a mirror held against a mirror — row after row of...

Resolutions: making them without breaking them

Around 4,000 years ago, in 2,500 B.C., the first documented New Year’s resolution was made by the Babylonians. Back then, the new year began...

Auditing our mess

On Oct. 18, the UFV Centre for Sustainability, along with volunteers, conducted the third annual waste audit. Each year, the centre collects more data,...

Exploring boundaries and consent at UFV

It’s time to talk about consent, and by extension, boundaries. By this point, you may have seen the posters around campus, and heard about...

Good Academic Stumbling

When I got halfway through the fall semester of 2016, I never thought I would be failing two-thirds of my classes — but that’s...

A journey into the haunted world of UFV

In the days leading up to Halloween, we mortals go about our trivial, daily lives, perhaps spicing them up with a few bat stickers...

Glak’lorg’s Kathexis

Prologue The planet was a darkened blue dot. There were no other celestial bodies nearby to give off or reflect light, save for one ancient...

Blissful dream — a human side of the fentanyl crisis

It’s Sunday. We arrive at Campbell Valley Park, the south valley entrance. Adjacent to the entrance is the Lochiel Schoolhouse, a one-room wood cabin,...

Jordan Abel dismantles colonialism to reconstruct a community

Jordan Abel is the UFV Writer in Residence this year. Abel is a Nisga’a writer from Vancouver, B.C. He holds an MFA in creative...

Paying for school: advice to the inadvisable, from the ill-advised

This isn’t a comprehensive guide or how-to on paying for and affording school, but hopefully it’s a start. It hasn’t covered everything for a reason — this is university, time to take the thumb out of your mouth and tie your own shoes. You’re responsible for your decisions, that’s the blessing of having complete authority to reach your goals or fail yourself.