News in brief

This week’s news in brief.... Continue Reading

Raising the issue of plastic: Rise Above Plastic (bags) campaign

Environmental crusader Maya Stano takes on Vancouver’s plastic bag issue.... Continue Reading

Sushi comes to the Grassroots Lounge

Sushi at the Grassrootsmay become a regular occurrence. Nom nom nom.... Continue Reading

KSA tries to sweeten deal with Premier

KSA travels to Victoria to deliver a chocolate reminder of the promised Kwantlen U-Pass.... 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

Protestors use Olympic platform to raise their voices

On Feb. 12 a crowd walked through the streets of downtown Vancouver. From the Art Gallery to the corner of Robson Street and Beatty Street, they blocked intersections, they beat drums and they faced off with the police. While the rest of the city was settling in to watch the opening ceremonies, between 2000-4000 Olympic protesters took to the streets.... Continue Reading

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