Tim Hortons construction finally underway

Construction began last week on the Kwantlen Tim Hortons in Cedar 1105, which is expected to open this September.... Continue Reading

Kwantlen’s controversial research fee

Kwantlen Polytechnic University will be reviewing the decision to accept a $50,000 research fee from the Century Group for the research on the company’s controversial Southlands development proposal.... Continue Reading

Aboriginal Gathering Place off to a slow but steady start

Kwantlen’s new Aboriginal Gathering Place, located in the main building of the Surrey Campus, has received significant attention for its contemporary design and architecture... Continue Reading

No Credit Cards: Proposed tuition payment changes may come into effect as early as fall

The Kwantlen Board of Governors approved draft budget amendments this spring which may entail restrictions on the use of credit cards for tuition payments. ... Continue Reading

Kwantlen named as a 2010 Progressive Employer of Canada

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is the only Canadian university to be named as a 2010 Progressive Employer of Canada.... Continue Reading

U-Pass more than just a bus pass

Early last month, the provincial government announced they would be offering the U-Pass for $30 per month to all post-secondary institutions in September. The announcement seemed too good to be true – and in a way, it was.... Continue Reading

Just Giver for Parkinson’s

On July 24, Gavin Johnston and wife Laura, along with 11 other riders, will embark on a 1,300 kilometre ride through much of south western B.C. to raise money for Parkinson’s disease. ... Continue Reading

Photo contest gives away over $6500 in Kwantlen Kash

Kwantlen recently announced the winners of the “It’s my Kwantlen” student photo contest, which had over $6500 of Kwantlen “Kash” up for grabs.... Continue Reading

Kwantlen harvesting a degree in Sustainable Agriculture

While the addictive nature of Facebook’s Farmville app may be to blame for a few failed quizzes, Kwantlen Polytechnic University students may finally have a chance to see if they have what it takes to bring in a harvest.... Continue Reading

Eco-friendly ways to get down and dirty [to clean]

I continued to look into what baking soda could clean, and it looks like you can clean everything from the wine stain on your white shirt, to the mould infestation growing in your shower and the nasty toilet you’ve been abusing.... Continue Reading

Light Rail Transit coming to Kwantlen?

Rapid transit to connect Kwantlen campuses in the South Fraser region?... Continue Reading

BC Place: New Roof Old Memories

By Dominic Sramaty [Sports Bureau Chief] For the time being the deflation of “The Dome” on BC Place has been postponed to May 4th due to rain and is subject to even more delays if the weather does not comply. But as we all await the second coming of a legendary stadium we are left... Continue Reading

Gulf of Mexico spill warning to B.C.

As oil spills terrorize our oceans and coastlines, oil tankers make their way through B.C. waterways everyday. ... Continue Reading

KSA Looking for Student Feedback Using New U-Pass Posters

By Chris Yee [Student Affairs Bureau Chief] The KSA has recently set up posters asking for Kwantlen students’ suggestions on the U-Pass. The posters, which started being posted in late April, are equipped with a pen and paper for passers-by to jot down any ideas they may have regarding the U-Pass. Matt Todd, Director of... Continue Reading

Kwantlen recieves largest donation to date from philanthropist

By Denny Hollick [Coordinating Editor] Kwantlen has set a new record for the largest donation made to their foundation by a single individual. The unprecedented donation of $2.5 million was set by Dr. Irving K. Barber, founder of Slocan Forest Products Ltd., on Apr. 26, 2010. The money has been designated to improve and develop... Continue Reading