Be Cool This Winter Break

Relief from the cold…and from exam season. By Daniella Javier [contributor] At this point in the semester you’re probably in desperate need of a nap, coffee, or “drink,” especially after exams and final assignments. Luckily it’s that time of year again, where you can enjoy some down time. That’s right, KPU students—it’s winter break! Whether... Continue Reading
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KPU, Accessibility and You

Making campus more inclusive for students with disabilities. By Monica Mah [contributor] Post-secondary schools should be a place that is accessible to everyone. At Kwantlen Polytechnic University, there are a number of services available to students with disabilities, but is it enough? In their mission statement, KPU says that they promote a “barrier-free environment that... Continue Reading

KPU continues the fight for more money

Institution has a long history of being provincially underfunded. By Kier-Christer Junos [contributing editor] Long-time Kwantlen Polytechnic University faculty member and Surrey resident Geoff Dean describes the South Fraser and KPU’s situations in one word: shortchanged. Dean was the president of the Douglas and Kwantlen Faculty Association in 1985. In those days, he and other... Continue Reading

Re-evaluating My Role as Educator

Kwantlen biology lab instructor and creative writing student Lee Beavington reflects on the education process and his role as an educator. ... Continue Reading

B.C.’s prohibition hangover

Rio Theatre’s struggle points out liquor regulations may be out of date.... Continue Reading
Nina Arsenault went under the knife over 60 times to achieve her feminine physique. Photo courtesy of David Hawe.

The Silicone Diaries offers a cutting gaze

Nina Arsenualt, star of the Silicone Diaries, talks identity, beauty and spirituality.... Continue Reading

Canada’s spotty record of electing women

Taking on the challenge of gender stereotypes in a nation tuned in to media and tuned out of critical thinking.... Continue Reading