Procrastination plagues student populace

Last week, Professor Alberto Ricciardo arrived at his theoretical thermodynamics class to find most of his students feverishly typing away on their laptops. When he asked his students what they…

The stance against changing “O Canada”

As of February 7, 2018, Canada’s national anthem has been forever altered. On that day, a bill from the House of Commons changing the lyrics was given royal assent, making…

Course oddities befuddle students

January tends to lull us into a false sense of security. It behooves the wise student to look ahead in their course syllabus to get an idea of what they…

Surviving the icebreaker

The new semester is upon us, and as students sort out their schedules and shop around for textbooks, professors are hard at work too, preparing course material and running a…

Condensed courses causing craziness

Getting a post-secondary education is a time-consuming business, but UFV’s own Dr. Raymond Auger claims to have found a way to instill the educational content of a full-length course, in…

Professor and student step into the ring

It’s a confrontation that’s been brewing since September: the showdown of the semester that finally climaxed into a full-blown passive aggressive argument this past Thursday evening in Professor Chris Lipton’s…

When vintage gives vantage to inner thoughts

Activist movements and political organizations are abuzz with recent advances spearheaded by a student initiative right here at the University of the Fraser Valley, which repurposes existing technology that were…

Who’s Really Inside the Mascot’s Costume?

During UFV’s New Student Orientation on August 30, incoming students stopped by The Cascade’s office to learn about who we are and what we do. As part of the Amazing…

SJW Flag Police

Friggin’ Liberals at it again, kowtowing to internationalist and special interests at the expense of our heritage. Why does everything have to change? Why can’t we just keep things the…

Student complaints ignored and unanswered

By Panku Sharma & Aliester Gwynne As the price of education continues to rise, and the quality of instruction is strained under regulation, training, and funding issues, many students at UFV have…