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#Gamergate, doxxing and the new gendered harassment

Do you “live online?” How many of your social interactions these days are texts, status updates or emails rather than...

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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers, Community Life, Sustainability

Ocean acidification: the “other” CO2 problem

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Imagine for a moment that everything we ate and drank suddenly became more acidic. Talk about heartburn! Would our digestive...

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About Cap, Arts & Sciences

Inside the new Arts & Sciences Open House

Does your younger sister just love to write English essays? Is your cousin constantly re-wiring his alarm clock? Has your...

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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers, Hot Topics, Sustainability

Ayaka Nomura: Tackling climate change with comic books

Not too long ago, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (LSBA) student Ayaka Nomura was sitting in a Geography class,...

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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

Judy McFarlane: a writer’s act of courage

Despite the fact that she’d always wanted to write, Judy McFarlane was so daunted by the prospect as a young...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

Drone engineering class takes off

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or “drones,” are an engineer’s tool of the future, according to new Capilano University Engineering instructor...

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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Executive Education

Lan Sam: From East Van to Egypt (and everywhere in between)

Before Lan Sam hiked the mountains of Nepal to Everest Base Camp, before she backpacked through the horn of Africa, braved the...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Fun Stuff

Your obsession with Game of Thrones, explained

Chances are good you know some big Game of Thrones fans. The ones who know what the “R. R.” stands...

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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics, Student Life

Selfie-esteem: Dissecting digital culture

By the time it beat out “bitcoin” and “twerk” for Oxford Dictionaries’ 2013 word of the year, chances are you probably already knew what a selfie was ...
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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics, Student Life

New course explores how technology affects our psyche

How does constantly being connected online change the way we form relationships with each other? This is one of the...

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About Cap, Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics, Student Life

Art and trauma: The making of Art History 330

Most students have at least one. A course that really had an impact. The discussions challenged you, the readings stayed with you, focused your understanding of the world ...
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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

The Capilano Review celebrates George Bowering

Acclaimed writer, historian and former Canadian Parliament Poet Laureate, George Bowering, will be on campus this week for the launch...

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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers, Hot Topics

October is Women’s History Month

Capilano University is celebrating Women’s History Month this October. It’s a chance to recognize the important contributions that women and...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Put it in print: students publishing students

Budding poets, authors and artists who dream about having their work published can see it happen for real at Capilano...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff

Proust Questionnaire: Dr. Leonard George

With areas of specialty like abnormal psychology, anomalistic psychology (human experience of the paranormal) and the psychology of religion, it’s...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Hot Topics

A trip to Geneskool

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What do you picture when you think of “molecular biology genetics” or “genomics?” Underground government laboratories? Covert experiments? Jurassic Park?...

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Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Summer crush: the internship of a lifetime

image Something cool is coming up at your local art gallery. There’s a cryptic blurb and some dates on their website. Half the space is cordoned off by a temporary wall. Behind it, you can hear the faint sounds of people—maybe even the artist herself—working their creative magic.
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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

100th anniversary of Canada’s entry in First World War

gallery In honour of this important anniversary on August 4, we asked Capilano University History instructor, Dennis Dubord, to comment on the impact of Canada’s contribution to the First World War.
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Arts & Sciences

Math and the Creative Arts

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Mathematics is often seen as one of the most dichotomizing fields of academic study. You either love it or you...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff

Proust Questionnaire: Catherine Gloor

This month’s Proust Questionnaire features Catherine Gloor, a French instructor in Capilano University’s Faculty of Arts & Sciences. Prior to...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

LANGUAGES: The new TCR issue is here

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When The Capilano Review, Capilano University’s award-winning literary journal, put out a call for submissions to an issue on languages,...

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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

Celestial fireworks to light up night sky

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If you stay up late tonight, you might be in for a treat. Astronomers and amateur skywatchers in Canada and...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Experience life as a science student

From the mysterious to the macabre, there are many weird and wonderful things to be found in Capilano University’s science...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Clowning around in the Writing Centre

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Remember using the vending machine as a kid? Mom reached into her purse for a shiny coin, you placed it...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Kids explore the universe in astronomy camp

image Sombrero, whirlpool, tadpole and sea shell. These unofficial names of galaxies are just one element of astronomy kids explore at...
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Arts & Sciences, Sustainability

Liberal Studies in the spotlight

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The mood was celebratory on April 3 as more than 50 family, friends, faculty and administrators gathered to support Capilano...

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About Cap, Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Children of Air India

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Renée Sarojini Saklikar was 23 years old when her aunt and uncle were murdered on June 23, 1985 in the...

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Arts & Sciences, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Twenty-one new plays in five days

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Join Capilano University for the third annual Sacred Space: The Tom Cone Festival of New Plays, featuring 21 new plays...

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Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

Studying gender with Barbie

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What comes to mind when you think of Barbie? Femininity at its finest? Or a sick distortion of the female...

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About Cap, Arts & Sciences, Community Life

The Wounded Metropolis

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Capilano University art history professor, Sandra Seekins, takes us back to World War I on Tuesday, April 8 as part...

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