Activists Block Port of Vancouver in Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

Editor’s Note: The people quoted in this article chose to use pseudonyms to preserve their privacy. The Wet’suwet’en people issued a call for action this month, asking allies to show solidarity in their efforts to maintain sovereignty over their territory. As of Jan. 13, the RCMP have set up a blockade in the road to... Continue Reading

Spring Saving Tips From KPU Students

Utilize Disability Advisors and Academic Accommodations Marcus Jones, Contributor It’s a new semester, and for first-year students, an entirely new environment. All of a sudden, you’re a little fish in a big pond. There’s a daunting list of responsibilities to take on. You’re taking a big step to becoming an adult, and making that leap... Continue Reading

Divest for the Environment and for our Future

Over 100,000 people from all across the lower mainland participated in the International Climate Strike on Sept. 27. The strikers gathered at Vancouver City Hall and marched down the Cambie Street Bridge to the final gathering space outside of the CBC headquarters to express the need for world governments to take major action on the... Continue Reading

If You Want to Have a Laugh in Vancouver, Go Underground

People who still think of Vancouver as the “no fun city” usually don’t know where to find local and independently-run events—partially because they aren’t always happening downtown. This is especially true for our city’s underground comedy scene. Over the years I’ve lived in Vancouver, I have heard countless people tell me that comedy in Vancouver... Continue Reading

For Trudeau, Feminism is Just a Brand

Feminism got a serious rebranding in the early 2010s. In an attempt to demystify gender politics and dispel harmful stereotypes, there was a widespread push to redefine what being a feminist means. This rebranding simplified feminist ideology, boiling it down to essentially one idea: the equality of the sexes. It immediately became popular—celebrities began openly... Continue Reading

Students Who Want to Improve KPU Should Look to the New Left Movement for Inspiration

It’s no secret among KPU students that our university is a lacking a strong on-campus community. I remember meeting a student who attended class here for a semester, and after telling her I currently go to KPU she immediately asked me, “Did you make any friends?” I ran solo throughout my first semester, mostly because... Continue Reading