The Runner is student owned and operated by Kwantlen Polytechnic University students, published under Polytechnic Ink Publishing Society (PIPS).

Funds are collected by the university and channelled to PIPS via the Kwantlen Student Association.

Student Publication Fee opt-outs are available by appointment Monday – Friday with our Operations Manager. Student ID and proof of registration and payment are required.

Meet The Team:

Kyler Emerson
Editor in Chief

Kyler (he/him) is a journalism and English student at KPU. In Kyler’s free time, he enjoys hiking, photography, and playing Pokemon games.


Abby Luciano
Managing Editor

Abby (she/her) is a journalism and history student at KPU. She enjoys listening to music, playing video games, and hiking around the Lower Mainland.


Claudia Culley
Associate Editor

Claudia (she/her) is a journalism and public relations student at KPU. In her spare time, Claudia enjoys hiking, baking, and making pottery for her Etsy shop.


Emma Bolzner
News Writer
Emma (she/her) is a journalism and English student at KPU. Outside of school, Emma enjoys spending time with her dog Schatzie, watching movies, singing, and doing Pilates.


Nyamat Singh
Community Writer

Nyamat (she/her) is a journalism student at KPU. She loves reading, writing, and listening to Billy Joel.


Mikayla Croucher
Production Manager

Mikayla (she/her) is a graphic design for marketing student at the Wilson School of Design at KPU. In her free time, she enjoys crocheting, playing games on her switch, and snuggling up with her dog and cat. 


Keet Kailey
Photo Editor

Keet (he/him) is a science student at KPU. He is passionate about photography, learning new things, and exploring new places. He plays guitar in a band, and loves visiting new cafés and trying different donuts.


Rachel De Freitas
Web Manager

Rachel (she/her) is a graphic design student at the Wilson School of Design at KPU. You can usually find her enjoying nature, discovering new music, or designing something. 


Scott Boux
Operations Manager