Harper's script: formulaic, flawless, frightening

This past Easter Sunday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Burnaby in one more stop on the campaign trail. It sounds wonderful that the Prime Minister visited our town, listened to the people and will take this back to Ottawa with him. Wrong. Harper’s campaign is so scripted this event could have taken place at any... Continue Reading

Ignatieff’s reckless Coalition: He’ll do it again... I hope

Yay for a coalition.... Continue Reading

Women have come far, still have far to go

Women have to keep working for their success.... Continue Reading

Apathy is our problem now?

Don’t call me apathetic.... Continue Reading

Gender: why does it matter?

From the moment we are born, we are assigned a gender based on what the doctor sees at birth. But what if the little boy or little girl does not choose to follow those predetermined stereotypes?... Continue Reading

Why is our government trying to scrooge on the spirit of giving?

By Mae Velasco [current events bureau chief] Every Christmas I’m into the spirit of giving, but this Christmas it’ll be a different story. I’m a starving student, and on top of that, the government hasn’t been paying me properly. I’m a behavioural interventionist who works for autistic children. All my paperwork, service hours, rate of... Continue Reading

Opinion: WikiLeaks: A great idea, but where’s the responsibility?

Meet the Kwantlen Political Science Society (KPSS). They have hijacked our political column. Every week they will talk about a different political issue and explain how it relates to you. Every week will feature a guest columnist. Check it out.... Continue Reading

Opinion: Bank bailouts: a necessary evil or a moral hazard?

Meet the Kwantlen Political Science Society (KPSS). They have hijacked our political column. Every week they will talk about a different political issue and explain how it relates to you. Every week will feature a guest columnist. Check it out.... Continue Reading

Opinion: An examination into why the new drinking and driving laws are an attack on our civil liberties

Meet the Kwantlen Political Science Society (KPSS). They have hijacked our political column. Every week they will talk about a different political issue and explain how it relates to you. Every week will feature a guest columnist. Check it out.... Continue Reading

Dear KSA Council

Former KSA executive member Steve Lee writes a letter to KSA council voicing his concerns.... Continue Reading

Pay it forward (or don’t pay at all)

I hate paying for parking at Kwantlen and so do you. There, at a university as diverse as ours, we already have something in common. So what do we do about it?... Continue Reading

“It gets better” only goes so far

Teenage bullying happens everyday, in every school, in every town. Kids tease and abuse each other for the slightest difference – being overweight or underweight, too smart and nerdy, or not smart enough and a jock, or for having too many pimples or big breasts. Sometimes they attack more sensitive subjects, like race or sexuality.... Continue Reading

Politics and the Media: Upholding the fourth pillar of

Meet the Kwantlen Political Science Society (KPSS). They have hijacked our political column. Every week they will talk about a different political issue and explain how it relates to you. Every week will feature a guest columnist. Check it out.... Continue Reading

Get over it: New drinking laws a good thing

A new law–one of the strictest in the country–came into effect on Sept. 20, 2010. The new drinking and driving laws are in effect to reduce the number of injuries and deaths, which are especially high in B.C.... Continue Reading

Opinion: HST and the invalidity of the “everybody hates it” argument

Meet the Kwantlen Political Science Society (KPSS). They have hijacked our political column. Every week they will talk about a different political issue and explain how it relates to you. Every week will feature a guest columnist. Check it out.... Continue Reading