Fine arts student aims to evoke

By Abby Wisemen [co-ordinating] Suspended over shards of broken glass by two ladders, a chair and a piece of rope, Daryl Markiewicz observed the reaction of unsuspecting Kwantlen students wandering into Surrey Main library before the holiday break. Markiewicz, 28, is a Kwantlen fine arts student with a penchant for performance based art projects. He... Continue Reading

Arbutus Records show exhibits pop sensibility

Boutique record label and purveyors of synth-pop, Arbutus Records from Montreal kicked off the New Year with a couple of events in Vancouver.... Continue Reading

Unique travel places for 2011

It’s that time of year when the temperatures drop and all of the non-snowbirds begin to really long for warmer days. Not to mention, it’s the beginning of second semester and in a couple of weeks the majority of the student body, snow-lovers or not, will be wanting a vacation.... Continue Reading

Book Review: Why Men Love Bitches

Argov’s book is not only for singles, but also for women who are married or divorced. It’ll help you spice up your life outside and inside the bedroom, know what ticks a guy off, and be the greatest “bitch” you can ever be.... Continue Reading

Review: Saturday’s is the place to be

A review of Saturday’s restaurant located on Scott Road and 80th Avenue.... Continue Reading

Kwantlen’s Got Talent: Jennifer Campbell and Amanda Smith-Weston

Alice in Wonderland is an awesome traditional British panto written and directed by Ellie King. I really enjoyed this community theatre play done at the Surrey Arts Centre from Dec. 16, 2010 – Jan. 2, 2011.... Continue Reading

Original artwork by Antonio Su

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Jammin’ with Ginger | Christmas music: enjoyable or annoying?

It’s been everywhere. In frequented coffee shops, on the radio, in department stores, on television Christmas specials. It’s the dreaded, continual haunt of holiday music.... Continue Reading

Groat in the Sack | Naughty is nice: XXX-mas themed sex positions

The holiday season is a cozy one, full of warm drinks, roaring fires and long nights. Here’s a list of holiday-themed sex positions to try and heat up your own fire at home.... Continue Reading

Ten things to do in Vancouver before the winter’s over

Because every year I make it my mission to stuff as much Christmas activity into the holiday break, I have chosen to put together a little top ten list for your reference. Enjoy!... Continue Reading

Jammin’ with Ginger | Music lovers versus music criminals

This is Kristi Alexandra. She’s the Runner’s music columnist. She’s also a ginger. And she does have a soul. And she likes music with soul, too.... Continue Reading

Groat in the Sack | Earn your membership to the mile-high club

This is Jeff Groat. He’s the Runner’s sex columnist. He has only one qualification for the job: his last name sounds like a dirty word. That’s good enough for us... Continue Reading

Game review: Call of Duty - Black Ops

Set in the cold war era of the early to late 60s, COD:Black Ops follows the story of an American operative known only as Mason. The entire game is actually Mason’s recollection of all the events that led to his current predicament; being held, restrained, in an interrogation room with an unknown group pressing him for information.... Continue Reading

Off the I-5: places to hit between Vancouver and California

There’s something about November that aches for a vacation. Maybe it’s because you haven’t done anything fun since Labour Day. Maybe it’s because you haven’t seen sunlight since Thanksgiving. Or maybe it’s because you’ve watched an average of five movies a day since Remembrance Day. Whichever it is, it’s time to get away.... Continue Reading

Top 5 Political Travel Destinations

The holidays are coming close, but not before that hurdle called final exams or papers. Given all of that, we might not be interested in paying attention to some of the depressing stuff that’s going on around the world. Here’s a tongue-in-cheek listing of top worldwide locations that offer some insight to our current world politics or economics. ... Continue Reading