B.C. to Offer Post-Secondary Students 24/7 Mental Health Support

According to a press release from the B.C. government, college and university students across the province will soon have access to mental health support services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. “Whether mild or severe, mental-health concerns are very real among post-secondary students who have been calling for action to this important issue... Continue Reading

KPU Should Start Offering Courses on Personal Financing

If you’re anything like me—or just over three quarters of university-aged individuals—personal finance is not your forté. Outside of some mental math once in a while, you likely don’t sit down to calculate your income and manage your expenses accordingly. You probably don’t know much about how the stock market works or investment strategy. Until... Continue Reading

Indigenizing KPU Requires Collective Action

Canada’s history is one of colonization, meaning that our nation is built on the attempt to assimilate and disempower the Indigenous people who lived on this land long before confederation. That’s one of the main reasons why all non-Indigenous Canadians need to work together to create space for reconciliation with the First Nations community. And... Continue Reading

Muslim Student Association Promotes Inclusivity at KPU

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) not only provides representation for KPU’s students of Muslim faith, it’s also a great opportunity to engage in meaningful student interaction. KPU students can earn volunteer hours through event planning and participation, as well as contribute to their community through MSA-hosted outreach programs. “The MSA serves as a way for... Continue Reading

Killer Fascination: How Serial Murderers Become Celebrity Icons

Sometime over the course of your life, morbid curiosity may have taken you down the rabbit hole that is learning about serial killers. Although it’s not often discussed openly, a casual interest in serial killers is fairly common among people; otherwise, the success of contemporary big-budget projects exploiting fascination with the subject, such as The... Continue Reading

Hiring Instructors from Diverse Backgrounds Helps Dismantle Power Structures in Class

In the ceaseless struggle to achieve societal equality, the increasing number of university courses on the past and present oppression of marginalized groups is immensely helpful. When it comes to who should be teaching such courses, is it acceptable to have people in the highest position of privilege—straight, white men—standing at the head of these... Continue Reading