Local athletes join Mariners Men’s Basketball team

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Local basketball players Alex Staniforth and Anders Cederberg have joined the Mariners for the 2017/18 season. Mariners coach Avneet Brar has been coaching the pair for eight years, and is thrilled to have them on the team. “I started coaching them at age 13, it’s a pretty rewarding feeling to be a part of the process of the decision of where they play in post-secondary,” Brar says. The Mariners have a history of supporting local talent. They run summer training camps in the community, and many alumni and members of the Mariners coaching […]

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Tuition rates in BC rise 2.5 percent in election year

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Across the country, costs of tuition have been steadily rising, year after year. According to a report published by Statistic Canada, the average Canadian will pay $6,373 for tuition in the 2016/17 year, a 2.8 percent increase since the 2015/16 year. In British Columbia, the cost of tuition has increased 2.5 percent. BC students will pay $5,534 on average for tuition. Simka Marshall, chairperson of the BC Federation of Students (BCFS), believes that there needs to be a reduction in tuition fees. “There is a very limited amount of financial aid available to […]

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Year in ReVIU

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler The Mariners experienced incredible success across all sports this year. As we come to the end of the Mariners athletic year, we are taking a look back at some of the Mariners who shined on and off the court. Catie Hegglin Catie Hegglin has been with the Mariners for just two years, and has already won a CCAA National Championship. This year she won the PACWEST Provincial Championships with her team, she says the experience with the Mariners has been amazing. “I loved it. The whole season we were looking forward to playing […]

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Crimson Coast Dance Society hosts spring break dance workshop

Above: Vancouver-based dance group OURO Collective. 📷 Body Talk By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Every year, the Crimson Coast Dance Society hosts a Body Talk dance workshop. The week-long workshop runs from March 27 to April 1, and ends with a performance on April 2 at the Port Theatre. “The goal of Body talk is different depending on who you talk to,” Jamie Black, Body Talk’s Community Engagement Faciliatory says. “The goal for the youth themselves is to have creative expression, and to connect with each other. Another goal is to provide a high calibre experience of the performing arts, and […]

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