In July of 2012, the train station on Selby St. got a major restoration, thanks to a community desire to restore what a fire had damaged five years earlier. For years, the left side of the building had remained dormant—until now. The restored Nanaimo heritage building is currently home to White Rabbit Coffee Co., where … Continued
In February, VIU had the honour of hosting Gregory Scofield as the 2019/2020 Ralph Gustafson Distinguished Poet. As the Gustafson poet, Scofield participated in a variety of events here in Nanaimo: a public reading at White Sails Brewery, a reading and Q&A at VIU’s Shq’apthut (the Gathering Place), and the Distinguished Poet’s Lecture on campus, … Continued
Ma Maison translates to “My House.” While the “My” in this case refers to the experienced chef and owner, Lauren Cartmel, it can also be applied to any of the guests that visit the ever-inviting cozy restaurant.
In university, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the echo chamber of your own program. I found this to be quite true when I interviewed some students and professors in the forestry program—I introduced myself, and then had to explain what this magazine was. Then they talked about courses like hydrology, entomology, … Continued
"For students it's a great way to get your mind off your worries, to relax before or after a test, something fun and affordable to do to meet new people or with a group of friends. Many students enjoy our soap, candle, and aromatherapy bracelet classes."
The Clothing Swap will be in the quad between 11 am–2 pm on Thursday, February 6 in participation with Global Citizens Week. Everyone and anyone can attend, and the Eco Club will be there to give support and collaborate ideas.
A culture is driven by its sense of pride and history like a flag billowing in the horizon of its niche; a strong culture has a history that reminds the present day why identity is something worth fighting for and there is nothing more admirable than to see a person be themselves with no regard … Continued