Career fair sets brewery graduating class up with industry professionals

Langley campus hopping with exciting possibilities The first-ever graduating class of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Brewing and Brewery Operations program took part in an exclusive career fair on Feb. 29 at the Langley campus. The fair, dubbed Brewing Up Your Career, was a one-day event which linked together the first two cohorts of graduating students with... Continue Reading

A Purrfect Place to Meet a Feline Friend

What it’s like at Vancouver’s famed Catfé Nestled up on the second floor of the International Market Village in downtown Vancouver lies a serene little café which plays house to a clutter of cats in need of a home. While that might sound sort of sad at first, know that the place is so popular... Continue Reading

The Social Justice Mixer

Making a difference is easier than you think On Feb. 10, the Grassroots Cafe played host to the Social Justice Mixer, meant to promote discussion of social justice issues on campus. Several keynote speakers were featured at the event, including Brandon Gabriel, Melinda Bige, Ayesha Khan and recently elected queer students representative Ryot “R” Jey.... Continue Reading

Tastes of the Season

Inspiration for your Harvest Box vegetables The Harvest Box program, which delivers approximately 10 pounds of produce twice a week to Kwantlen Polytechnic University students, is an excellent way to have access to healthy, local fruits and vegetables—all at a price that won’t deprive you of that coffee that gets you through the last 90... Continue Reading

Attack on Syrian refugees not the first hate crime in Canada

Nation has long history of discriminating against others When the Muslim Association of Canada held a welcome night for Syrian refugees on Jan. 8, an unknown man on a bicycle ambushed a group of 100 people with pepper spray. Paramedics and firefighters treated 15 people from the attack. As the story spread, so too did... Continue Reading

Getting To Know Our Campus Across the Fraser

Open house shows the unique cultural challenges and offerings of Richmond campus Every university offers a unique experience for the typical post-secondary student, and our school is no exception. But Kwantlen Polytechnic is unlike most other universities in Metro Vancouver in that we define ourselves as a multi-campus community. Though SFU has a secondary branch... Continue Reading
The Syrup Trap

The Syrup Trap: Canada’s Answer to The Onion

Where news gets creative enough for us to want to read it. If you’re among the many that enjoy the satirical nature of The Onion, and you live north of the 49th parallel, you may want to start filling that satire quota jar with Canada’s own The Syrup Trap. This student-run magazine published out of... Continue Reading
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A Whole New World for "A Comedy of Errors"

Shakespearean steampunk featured at this year’s Bard on the Beach Since its first production at Bard on the Beach in 1995, A Comedy of Errors has been a favourite of director Scott Bellis’s productions—though the Vancouver stage has never seen it done quite like this before. Inspired by storytellers Jules Verne and H.G. Welles, this... Continue Reading
photo credit: The Surrey Board of Trade

Surrey Board of Trade Presents: Top 25 Under 25

Kwantlen boasts three students/graduates amongst the honourees. Each year the Surrey Board of Trade recognizes 25 Surrey residents under the age of 25 who have displayed remarkable initiative and leadership through their businesses or communities. This year’s award reception was held on May 28 at the Eaglequest Golf Course, and among those youth celebrated were... Continue Reading

Out there in the great wide somewhere

No matter how far away they are, the stars have a way of bringing us together in wonder and awe. If the sky has taught us anything, it’s that we know relatively little about it.... Continue Reading

Vancouver marine life important in emergency measures

If you were in Vancouver in the afternoon on March 4, chances are you witnessed or heard about a chemical fire that swept across the eastern part of the city from the Port of Vancouver.... Continue Reading