Five Unique Hiking Spots Near Surrey

Active KSA, a branch of the Kwantlen Student Association designed to help KPU students participate in group-oriented outdoor events, recently hiked to Jug Island in the middle of Belcarra Regional Park. Maybe you were one of those hikers and had a blast, or maybe you couldn’t make it that day. Don’t let that stop you... Continue Reading

KPU Poetry Slam Receives Funding for New Year

  Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s poetry slam team, Slamapalooza, has received funding from the Kwantlen Student Association that will keep the team and the monthly slam competition alive for at least another year. The KSA decided to fund the slam at a Feb. 15 meeting of their Executive Committee, which Slamapalooza organizer and team coach Simon... Continue Reading

Surrey’s Interfaith Pilgrimage Brings Different Believers Together

A small congregation of pilgrims walked 16 kilometres through Surrey on Feb. 4, visiting Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh places of worship as part of the KPU Multi-Faith Centre’s celebration of 2018 UN World Interfaith and Harmony Week. The Surrey Interfaith Pilgrimage, made up of about 20 people of various ages, stopped at six... Continue Reading

Merriam-Webster Stays Relevant With Its 2017 Word of the Year

Every January, the Oxford and Merriam-Webster dictionaries choose their “Word of the Year”, taking into consideration the trends, themes, and major events that were prevalent over the past 365 days. For 2016, Oxford awarded bestowed its annual award on “post-truth”, which it defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less... Continue Reading

History Class Explores Surrey’s Legacy Using DIY Tech

Most university students have sat through a tiresome lecture and reached for their phones to alleviate the boredom. But for students in Kyle Jackson’s History 2390 class, “History Go! An Interactive Historical Experience”, using their phones will become part of the lesson. Beyond simply taking a history course, they are also creating an app about... Continue Reading