Opinion 1 - Electoral Reform by Shandis Harrison

Meet Your KSA Candidates: Campus Representatives

Surrey Campus Representative (1)   Tanvir Singh Running for Re-election Currently VP Student Services/University Affairs No one’s running against you? I’m a little disappointed in the turnout, in general, for this round of KSA elections. I was expecting a couple more people at least, but it seems some people weren’t able to get their nomination... Continue Reading
Opinion 1 - Electoral Reform by Shandis Harrison

Meet Your KSA Candidates: Faculty, Arts/Science and Horticulture Representatives

Science and Horticulture Representatives   Nick Young Running for Re-election What have you accomplished in your first term as Science and Horticulture Rep that you’d want to keep working on in your second term? Helping out with projects here and there, and attending meetings and committees. Any issues that have caught your attention? I want... Continue Reading

Fourth-Year Art Students Show Surrey Their Collective Unconscious

Soon-to-be graduates display their artwork at Surrey campus library Paula Aguilar, Contributor Throughout the past few weeks, fourth-year art students have been exhibiting some of their work in the Arbutus gallery on the Surrey campus. The exhibit, Collective Unconscious, includes a number of powerful artworks ranging from oil paintings to sculptures, and offers a hint... Continue Reading
Opinion 1 - Electoral Reform by Shandis Harrison

Meet Your KSA Candidates: Faculty, Business Representatives

  Rawan Ramini Running for Re-election Currently VP Finance & Operations You’re running again, do you want your exec position again? Yes, that is the plan. What have you been doing in your past year as a councilor and as a member of the executive team? It has been a great experience, first of all.... Continue Reading
CFS Debt Report - Nicole Kwit

Runner Run-Down: Don't Groan Over Your Student Loan

Important info to consider when signing up for debt Paula Aguilar, Contributor Considering the price of university tuition, coupled with the ever-rising cost of living in the province, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for B.C. students to be able to afford postsecondary education without the help of a Student Loan. This somewhat faustian agreement with a... Continue Reading

WOOW and KSA to Offer Free Self-Defence Classes

The program, which will be open to all KPU students, begins Jan. 23 Paula Aguilar, contributor Student-led feminist organization Women Organizing Opportunities for Women, in tandem with the Kwantlen Student Association, is giving KPU students the opportunity to learn self-defence techniques for free. The program, entitled “Lunch and Learn,” will begin with a 45 minute... Continue Reading

From the Editors: We Share KPU’s Stories

Tristan Johnston, Coordinating Editor & Connor Doyle, Managing Editor The Runner’s first issue in September tends to be one of the most exciting. The halls of Kwantlen Polytechnic University are once again teeming with students, and even at KPU—dogged as we are by our reputation as a commuter school—where you find students, you’ll find at... Continue Reading

KPU student to act and sing in the “Talent Olympics”

Argel Monte de Ramos will represent his country this July Kyle Prince and Monica Mah, contributors This year, at the 20th annual World Championships of Performing Arts in Long Beach California, Canada will be represented by Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s own Argel Monte De Ramos. The multi-talented business student will compete in six singing competitions and... Continue Reading
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Meet your candidates for the 2016 KSA Election: Campus Representatives

Tristan Johnston, Coordinating Editor Kier-Christer Junos, Staff Writer Preet Hundal, Contributor Photos by Braden Klassen, Contributor (unless otherwise stated) Editor’s Note: Candidate statements have been edited for brevity and clarity. Langley Campus Representative (one to be elected) Connor Griffiths “I think the ‘90s one-hit wonder, Hanson sums up my campaign with this quote: ‘Mmmbop, ba... Continue Reading

Psychology Prof Prepares for Science World Speaker Series

Dr. Jhangiani will discuss the Psychology of Good and Evil by Kyle Prince and Monica Mah Aiming to dispel the myths surrounding “evil,” Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani is speaking at the fourth installment of the Telus World of Science-KPU joint talks. He will focus on the psychology of good and evil, and with a background of... Continue Reading
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There’s Nothing to Fear but Famine and Cordyceps

Ranking end of the world scenarios on their likelihood of occurrence by Connor Doyle (Managing Editor) & Kevin Pare Let’s begin with the end. We are all going to die. Eventually, I mean. We don’t like to think of the absolute end of the world on a day-by-day basis because, if we really thought about,... Continue Reading

Two challengers unseat KSA incumbents

Preliminary results are still subject to change.... Continue Reading
(Illustration: Mark Stewart/The Runner)
(Illustration: Mark Stewart/The Runner)

KSA releases preliminary election results

Outcome of several races still unknown.... Continue Reading

Legitimate democracy

Why the KSA election needs your vote.... Continue Reading

Fashion Frenzy: Natalie Mussell

Style profile of KPU fine arts major Natalie Mussell.... Continue Reading