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Shannon Colin

Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Global & Community Studies

Mountain bike legacies

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Take it from grad Kyle Norbraten, the Mountain Bike Operations (MBO) program at Capilano University’s Sunshine Coast campus is a...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

North Van entrepreneur faces the Grizzly Den

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Mike Bailey, a student in Capilano University’s BOSS Entrepreneurship program recently won first place in the Grizzly Den elevator pitch...

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About Cap

Adios, au revoir, arrivederci Catherine Vertesi

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Catherine Vertesi, Vice President of International, External Relations and New Initiatives at Capilano University is retiring after 12 years, drawing...

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Student Life

Happy holidays from the Capilano Blues

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Here’s the last post of 2013 from student blogger, Roma Wilson, who provides regular updates on what’s happening in the...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Activities to get you in the holiday spirit

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As the holiday season approaches, there is a myriad of festive activities, events and celebrations to participate in both on...

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Business & Professional Studies, Fun Stuff, Student Life

4 reasons to study abroad

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Studying abroad at HZ University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands has been an exciting, eye-opening experience for Capilano University...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff

A traditional holiday carol

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This beautiful traditional carol is like a breath of fresh air. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff

Prague as you’ve never seen it before

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This intriguing image by Kurt Mehnert, a Capilano University Arts & Sciences alumnus and now an SFU student, recently placed...

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Global & Community Studies, How To

Tips for stress-free holiday travel

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Capilano University tourism instructor, Jen Reilly recently shared these tips for stress-free holiday travel in the North Shore News. Love...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Portfolio

Animation grads frozen in Hollywood

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If you’re heading to the movie theatre this month, you may see the work of alumni from Cap’s Commercial Animation...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff

Sun’s magnetic poles in process of reversing

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Did you know that the Sun’s magnetic poles reverse every so often? Below is Capilano U physics instructor, Dr. Stanley...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Free holiday activities

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We know how expensive Christmas and the holiday season can be, so with this in mind we created a list...

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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers, Community Life

Cap U students run for Squamish Nation council

Two 19-year-old Capilano University students are taking the plunge into politics, hoping to make a difference as Squamish Nation councillors...
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Arts & Sciences, Global & Community Studies, Hot Topics

A moment in time

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General Vo Nguyen Giáp, politician and commander of the Vietnam People’s Army, passed away this fall at the age of...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Students to perform for jazz legend Louis Hayes

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A quintet of talented student musicians from Capilano University’s Jazz Studies program have won the privilege of performing in a...

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Changemakers

A cold night on the streets

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Ryan Lenarduzzi, Capilano University’s recreation and sport development officer, recently spent a chilly night sleeping on the street in support...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Cap Cinephiles present It’s a Wonderful Life

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You know it, you love it, you can’t live without watching it again! Come see director Frank Capra’s 1946 iconic...

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Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics

Secrets of the sale

Charlene Hill, the chair of Capilano University’s School of Business, knows all the sale secrets of the stores you shop...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Cap goes Celtic!

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Hear more than 150 singers in Cap’s voice ensembles, the Capilano University Festival Chorus and Capilano University Singers, perform a...

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Changemakers, Community Life, Student Life

Thoughtful and sharing seasonal gift ideas

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Finished Christmas shopping yet? If not, don’t panic as Capilano University has some unique gift ideas for everyone on your...

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Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Tourism students’ sustainability potluck a culinary delight

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This semester, Tourism Management students had the opportunity to showcase their culinary talents for their Environmental Stewardship class (REC 152)....

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Arts & Sciences, Sustainability

Climate change documentary: The Island President

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The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program presents a screening of the climate change documentary, The Island President Wednesday,...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Screening of A Star is Born

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The great Judy Garland. Show-stopping dance numbers. Ira Gershwin songs. You won’t want to miss the Capilano University Cinephiles screening...

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Community Life, Hot Topics

Ending the trafficking of Aboriginal women

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Aboriginal girls, youth and women bear the brunt of the violence of sex trafficking in Canada.  They suffer this violence...

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Student Life

Explore the next generation of library search tools

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Here at the Capilano University Library, we know that research can be tough. One of the most frequent comments we...

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Student Life

Food for Fines

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Get off the naughty list! Get rid of those nasty fines on your library account and help out this holiday...

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Community Life

The trail collector

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Adventures on the East Central European study tour

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According to Capilano U Geography instructor, Jeanne Mikita, she and fellow Cap instructor, Cam Sylvester, are shown here receiving the...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Capilano U is everywhere this Jazz Fest

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With one of the top jazz programs in the country, it’s not surprising that many Capilano U alumni and faculty...

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Fun Stuff

Bad news bear

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Earlier this week, a Maple Ridge couple caught a bear on video calmly opening the door of their pickup truck...

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