Vuvuzela: horn of the Devil

I don’t mind hearing the roar of the fans after a goal, or the songs they sing when they are winning a match. But why are vuvuzelas constantly being blown?... Continue Reading

Pride more than a parade

In Canada, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people have fought long and hard for and have won many of the same legal rights as heterosexual citizens. 
For many Canadians, Pride celebrations are just a reason to party and to have fun.... Continue Reading

The great G8 (and G20) debate

With the Summits just weeks away, and over a billion dollars in taxpayer money funding the thing, The Runner decided to weigh in if this is just one big circle jerk or a meeting of the utmost importance... Continue Reading

The cost of MP Hiebert

Teachers are losing their jobs all over B.C., the world is in a global recession, our health care system is begging for more money to keep up with demand and still, Hiebert, Conservative MP for South Surrey – White Rock – Cloverdale, was able to rack up an expense account of $637,093.... Continue Reading

Dancing with the stars: No fear for the underdog?

Natsumi Oye looks at the underdog effect in Dancing with the Stars.... Continue Reading

Get-up-and-go! Try something new this summer

By Denny Hollick [Coordinating editor] Now that the spring semester is over, many of you may have chosen to take a light course load, or might be taking the Summer off all together. Either way, many people choose to take the Summer to work, save up some cash, or loaf around. That being said, there... Continue Reading

HST meets Democracy

The Liberals have told us the implementation of the HST is a done deal. The opposition has told us that we have a voice and we can call for a repeal, but how does the fight against the HST really work?... Continue Reading

Video games lead to crime? Only if you’re stupid

Can video games depicting crime really be blamed for real life criminals? Only if you’re an idiot, says Christopher Poon.... Continue Reading

Examining the media’s examination of the seal hunt

This is Matt, the Runner’s political columnist. This week he examines the media’s portrayal of the hotly debated seal hunt. ... Continue Reading

No fundings for birth control

This is Matt, the Runner’s political columnist. Matt thinks that political agenda’s should take a back seat to women and children’s rights. ... Continue Reading

It’s time to appreciate what we have: Earth Hour

For those of you who don’t know, and so probably didn’t participate, Earth Hour happened on Sat. Mar. 27th, at 8:30 p.m. At this time, for one hour, millions of people all over the world turned off their lights at home and at work, as a statement against climate change. This movement started out in Australia in 2007, and has since spread worldwide, with hundreds of millions of people in 4,000 cities of 88 countries participating in 2009.... Continue Reading

Canadians get ripped off by big companies

Denny Hollick talks price-fixing, cross border transactions and big companies generally sucking. ... Continue Reading

Want to talk to government? Too bad

This is Matt, the Runner’s political columnist. He is not happy that P.M. Harper is making even more effort to censor free speech and the media. ... Continue Reading

Rant: Please learn to drive...seriously!

I drive a lot! I drive to and from work, to and from school, when I am going to hang out with friends and so on. I drive regular city streets, highways and freeways. Let’s just say that I have grown many pet peeves from driving often. I am not a driving expert, but I know my place on the road. And unless you are being an absolute jerk to me, then I let you know your place on the road; that is typically behind me until you learn to back off.... Continue Reading

How real is real? Reality television is here to stay

Natsumi Oye dissects reality television and why we need it.... Continue Reading