VIU Student Press

Family Matters

Nothing is more challenging than family. Family members sometimes pick their relatives apart. I used to pick on my brother mercilessly when we were growing up. I thought it was funny to make jokes at his expense. It wasn’t until later in…

Intercultural hip-hop forum at VIU

When VIU Intercultural Program Coordinator Simon Schachner was asked to be on the planning committee for World VIU Days, he knew he wanted to do something with hip-hop. Back in 2005, when Schachner was a VIU student, he attended an…

Parking at VIU

So, after two and a half years of not owning a car, I finally decided to bite the bullet. I bought a 2007 Suzuki Swift. It’s an adorable little hatchback with all the horsepower of a sewing machine engine. At first, I mused about how easy…