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The grass is getting greener

Foresight receives $80,000 in funding from KPU. By Tristan Johnston [staff writer] Earlier this month, Kwantlen Polytechnic University contributed $80,000 to Foresight, which will “fuel clean technology innovation in Surrey,” according to a press release. Over three years, KPU’s funding will help the company as it works with B.C. start-ups. Cleantech focuses on maximizing productivity... Continue Reading
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Show me the money

Following student dollars through Kwantlen Polytechnic University. By Kier-Christer Junos [contributing editor] You’re the biology major crying on the umpteenth edition of your new, million-dollar textbook; the black suit walking to a entrepreneurial leadership class; the creative-writer scrawling notes in a remote campus nook. It matters not who you are. To make this ship sail,... Continue Reading

Athletic therapy resources expanded at KPU

Department sees big changes with more access for Eagles. This past summer has seen major growth for Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s athletic departments. Among this growth is the expansion of KPU’s athletic therapy team, which is open to Kwantlen’s student athletes free of charge. The new athletic clinic is staffed by head athletic therapist Sarah Poole... Continue Reading

Love in this club

Politics club returns, launches new events. By Tristan Johnston [staff writer] “You have to understand that everyone has a reason for believing what they believe and you have to respect that,” says Alex McGowan, president of the Politics Club of Kwantlen (PCK). Although the club is generally non-partisan, they aim to help students who do... Continue Reading
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Came for the pizza, stayed for the democracy.

KPIRG reaches quorum at special general meeting. By Tristan Johnston [staff writer] On Oct. 23, the Kwantlen Public Interest Research Group (KPIRG) had its special general meeting. More than one hundred students showed up to participate, which meant that KPIRG reached their quorum—the amount of members they needed in order to pass any motions. Free... Continue Reading
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Where did my youth go?

They’re definitely not at the voting booth. By Kier-Christer Junos [contributing editor] The youth inherit this world one retiree at a time. But it’s hard to say how they’ll shape their future when they have the lowest voter turnout of all Canadians. Voters throughout B.C. will cast their ballots for their municipal elections on Nov.... Continue Reading
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Writing Program enjoys continued success

KPU departments jump on board.               By Tristan Johnston [staff writer] “What I like to do is connect people,” says Fatima Zaidi, a Kwantlen Student Association faculty of arts representative and peer mentor, “Because I feel that different departments and different people bring together more skills and experiences.” Zaidi... Continue Reading

Wilson School of Design Construction delayed

Budget concerns prolong design school creation.... Continue Reading

Where's the funding now?

Alliance of B.C. Students works on organizational reforms.... Continue Reading

Court rules in favour of student associations

McGill directed to hold referendum on continued membership.... Continue Reading
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Campaigners face off at Capilano for CFS referendum

Students head to polls to vote on continued membership in the CFS.... Continue Reading

Two challengers unseat KSA incumbents

Preliminary results are still subject to change.... Continue Reading
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KSA releases preliminary election results

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

Campus break-ins hit Kwantlen

Security increases presence on Surrey campus... Continue Reading

Sixteen instructors fired after ESL funding cut

$1.35 million pulled from KPU budget.... Continue Reading