A Rundown on KPU Clubs and How to Make Your Own

If you’re anything like me, the idea of joining a club or potentially starting one feels a little intimidating. After all, it’s never easy trying something new, and adjusting to even more change as you enter a new semester might feel like you’re biting off more than you can chew. However, clubs are supposed to... Continue Reading

What Post-Graduate Success Means to KPU Students

Whether it’s building a home, finding a community, helping others, or simply being good at what you do, “success” covers such a broad range of things in life that we can often become uncertain of what it means. The Runner asked KPU students what a successful life post-graduation looks like for them. To accomplish this,... Continue Reading

We Should all be Judging Matthew Begbie

Looking back at human history helps us predict obstacles that we may face going forward, but it isn’t always a pleasant experience. Such is the case while reflecting on Judge Matthew Begbie, a lawyer and politician who was alive from 1819 to 1894. He was honored by having a statue of his likeness placed in... Continue Reading

Video Games and the People Who Play Them Can Change Reality

As an interactive medium that engages the player’s sense of individuality, games are uniquely capable of changing the individual and forming their sense of self. The Impact of Video Games on Identity Construction, a literature review by Charlie Ecenbarger of Ball State University, explores the role of video games in forming one’s identity. In it,... Continue Reading

To Improve our Transit System We’ve Got to Start with the Stops

I think it’s fair to say that everyone has had a bad experience with a bus station at some point. No matter where you live, somewhere, somehow, you’ll always be able to find a dingy, rundown bus stop nearby. It’s just one of life’s constants, like death and taxes. To their credit, TransLink is looking... Continue Reading

Drawing Inspiration from Dungeons & Dragons Can Improve Your Creativity

As an aspiring artist and writer, I love Dungeons & Dragons. It’s a game that many know but few truly appreciate as a creative outlet. Gaming is a medium built on the unification of other media, combining music, writing, artwork, and more to bring beloved classics such as Pokemon or The Legend of Zelda into... Continue Reading