Olympics ignite passion in Canada

He started out a skeptic, a cynic, another angry tax-payer. But, as the Olympics took over the city, his outlook was forever changed. This country will never be the same after the Vancouver Olympics, and neither will Christopher Poon.... Continue Reading

Happy Birthday to us!

Well ladies and gents, it’s been a full year since the Runner began churning out those magnificent issues which you almost certainly eagerly await each week. I know that sleep has been lost on our account; you have certainly spent countless Monday nights excitedly counting down the hours before the next issue of the Runner hit the stands, and for this, we thank you.... Continue Reading

News briefs

Our Current Events Bureau Chief presents this week’s news briefs.... Continue Reading

B.C. Liberals allow grizzly bear hunt

Spring is in the air. Flowers are blossoming and the chirping of birds is everywhere. Now let’s kill some bears.... Continue Reading

The Results: The 2010 KSA Election

Right before the ‘extended reading break,’ the Kwantlen Student Association held its annual election. Here are the results. Why should you care? These are the people who will decide how your student fees are spent, and how much you could be paying in the future. ... Continue Reading

2010 B.C. budget bad for students, good for recovery

Finance Minister Colin Hansen announces the $1.7 billion dollar deficit, HST needed to cover the rising cost of health care, and no raise to the minimun wage in speech to the legislature.... Continue Reading

The New Student Union Building (SUB) unveiled

The Kwantlen Student Association (KSA) has plans to start building Kwantlen’s first student union building (SUB) on Surrey campus as soon as next year.... Continue Reading

KSA Budget Passes: Grassroots Cafe to make small profit

The KSA’s student cafe is expected to bring in $16,000 profit for the 2010 fiscal year.... Continue Reading

GDMA students get frosty for a good cause

Kwantlen students who attend the Richmond campus may have noticed an array of yummy cupcakes for sale in the rotunda over the last few semesters.... Continue Reading

Enjoy the last of the Olympics, with less of the wait

Check out what’s happening this weekend at the Surrey Celebration Site!... Continue Reading

Proposed faculty still no closer to creation

It has been over a year since Kwantlen began seeking a new Faculty of Library and Student Engagement Services department, so what’s been done since?... Continue Reading

1000 protesters fight against prorogation

Citizens take to the street to protest prorogation.... Continue Reading

The KSA 2009: A year in Review

The KSA says they are here to provide two things to the students: advocacy and services. This means it is up to the elected staff to work with us and take our concerns to the university administration, the Canadian Federation of Students and to external policy makers. It also means they are there to make sure we get some pretty sweet stuff. As a students get ready for another election, we at the Runner have compiled a list of what our current elected officials have done for us to help our readers make informed decisions in the upcoming election. ... Continue Reading

Students button down for Haiti relief

Fourth year GDMA students put their design skills to the test to collect donations for the Red Cross.... Continue Reading

Kwantlen awards over $1.1 million in scholarships

Kwantlen hands out $1.1 million to deserving students.... Continue Reading