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By News Editor Aislinn Cottell

WHAT

On March 28, the city is holding an informational session for volunteer beta testers interested in reviewing their new website.

WHERE

411 Dunsmuir St., Service and Resource Centre Boardroom 5 – 7 pm.

RSVP at feedback@nanaimo.ca.

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Beta testing is a chance to make suggestions so the city can incorporate feedback from the public on how to make their new site as user friendly as possible.


WHAT

On March 30, the regular VIU Board of Governors meeting will be held, open to the public.

WHERE

Nanaimo Campus Library, rm. 507.

4 – 5 pm.

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Learn and contribute to discussion surrounding new policies, projects, and programs at the university.


WHAT

March 30, the VIU library is hosting a study-break board game night.

WHERE

Nanaimo Campus Jumpin’ Java lounge

4 – 6 pm.

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Relieve some stress with a causal game of Catan, Munchkin, Hive, Sushi Go, and more. Feel free to bring your own too.


WHAT

April 6, the city is holding a ceremony for the 2017 Culture & Heritage award winners, Ms. Jacqui Kaese and Ms. Gerda Hofman

WHERE

Port Theatre

Details to be announced.

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Come celebrate “the best of Nanaimo’s arts and cultural volunteers and creative talent”, who contribute to a sense of cultural vitality and pride within the community.


Aislinn is a third year Bachelor of Arts and Science student majoring in creative writing and minoring in chemistry. New to The Nav team this year, she’s enjoying finding out about all the interesting things happening on campus. Her hobbies include reading, drawing, Netflix, and the copious consumption of coffee.