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Faculty speaker series begins with a bang

On September 28, drumming instructor Hans Verhoeven will take faculty and students into the musical world of composer Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) by discussing and performing a Xenakis composition called Rebonds. “It is arguably one of…

Celebrate Earth Day 2018

If we are what we eat, then we are the Earth. In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, this is something that many of may forget, which makes it even more significant to take time when we can to honour the Earth, the land, ourselves,…

BookFest to show Canada youth literature

Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival (BookFest) will once again be celebrating and encouraging Canadian children and youth literature. The Nanaimo event hosts authors and illustrators from across Canada and nearly all genres that can…

Malaspina Theatre gets a facelift

The sound of construction is now a common background noise to anyone on the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. With the new Health and Science building a construction staple on the Nanaimo campus, the automotive building’s new…