NEWS

The Kitten Story: The final chapter

Although UFV’s infamous cat family may have left campus, that doesn’t mean they’ve left the UFV community. Last October, a cat with kittens was found on UFV’s Abbotsford campus and after an extensive search the...

Health plan centre stage

The proposed Student Union health centre may bring with it, increased health and dental fees. According to a document prepared by Studentcare (the plan provider) for the Student Union on the impact of health and...

Complex policies, triangular relationships: Edward Akuffo on the African Union, Canada, and NATO

Edward Akuffo is in the middle of an ongoing research project that picks up from his most recent book: Canadian Foreign Policy in Africa: Regional Approaches to Peace, Security, and Development. On top of...

Fighting against fentanyl

With B.C.’s fentanyl crisis still going strong, the future of opiate overdoses in the province is looking bleak. But students in UFV professor Robert Harding’s Social Work and Community Development class are working to...

CULTURE & EVENTS

Canadaland not an Imposter at UFV

Last Saturday night, March 18, 20-some-odd 20-some-odd-year-olds gathered in the front two rows of the theatre in B101 to listen to the live recording of Canadaland's newest podcast, The Imposter — a show centred...

Life is a Box of Swiss Chocolates: How studying abroad is letting me be...

Life is a Box of Swiss Chocolates is a weekly column showcasing the life of a UFV student studying abroad. Jennifer is in Lucerne, Switzerland at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts...

PAWS and relax

Sitting in the library waiting for the bus is always uneventful and boring, right? Wrong! On March 15, I had only just sat down when in walked a lovely lady with a beautiful golden...

Feed your brain at UFV’s Student Research Day

Since 2003, Student Research Day has been an outlet for students to showcase their research to the general UFV community — and it’s back for the 15th year. Students have the option of participating...

OPINION

I don’t think I’m going to graduate

When I started university it felt like graduation was something that although it was what I was striving for, it would probably never happen. And over the course of my four years in university,...

Are affirmative assholes reverse racist?

Promises were made, promises that said only “the best people” would make up his administration. Yet for once a broken Trump promise might actually work in the benefit of the world, even if it...

Awards shows are garbage

See, I am 100 per cent on board with people wanting to shit on the Oscars, and for that matter the Emmys and Grammys too. They aren’t annual celebrations of merit and achievement by...

BREAKING: EXECUTIVE ORDER

The Office of the UFV President By the authority vested in me by the UFV Board of Governors and the bylaws of the University Act it is hereby ordered as follows: No pepperoni, on account of...

ARTS IN REVIEW

Logan: Jackman ends X-Men career with masterful performance

   Note: Spoilers Logan is the final installment in Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine career. Although not the best performance from Hugh Jackman I’ve seen (I mean, it was no Jean Valjean), Logan offers a new spin...

Season two of Love: fairy tale over, reality sets in

Season two of Netflix’s Love is like drinking hard liquor: it doesn’t always taste good, but that isn’t the purpose of it. People drink alcohol for the effect it has on them, the same...

Batman forever fever

The Lego Batman Movie hit theatres February 2017, and with it the iconic incarnation of Batman (voiced by Will Arnett), bricks-style. The story introduces the world of Gotham City, that is built on a...

Little Wild blast back onto the scene with BODIES

Abbotsford’s resident rockers are back from an almost four-year-long release drought, and they’ve brought new music with them. “Weeks,” the first single Little Wild released in anticipation of BODIES, which officially comes out on March...

FEATURES

Making the invisible visible: Discovering deep Sto:lo history in the Fraser Valley

My family used to migrate to the Coquihalla Campground in Hope, B.C. for a one-week caper each summer. Long days were spent shredding the local skatepark or bumming money from my mom to buy...

SUS Elections

President Cameron Stephen Gurvir Gill  To hell with SUS Vice President VP External Alyson Gher-White VP Internal Manbir Sandhar Jaleen Mackay They don't pay me enough  Representatives Aboriginal Rep Cody Dumas Faculty of Sciences Ekanki Chawla College of Arts Andrew Stahl 

Painting landscapes of memory

Early check-ins and winding queues, delayed flights, sitting on suitcases, squeezing luggage into bathroom stalls, and feeling the bags formulate under my sleepless eyes as the hours blend into meaningless PA system rabble. I...

Jordan Abel dismantles colonialism to reconstruct a community

Jordan Abel is the UFV Writer in Residence this year. Abel is a Nisga’a writer from Vancouver, B.C. He holds an MFA in creative writing from UBC and is pursuing his PHD in digital...

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