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Ancient footprints bring archaeology to life

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Human footprints from thousands of years ago aren’t often preserved—but when they are, they are usually important. Footprints have a...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Sustainability

Capilano Bike-to-Workers conquer the hill

Riding your bike to work or school—it can sound so idyllic, in theory. The sunshine! The fresh air! The exercise!...

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Alumni, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Decoding academic regalia

No, you haven’t walked into a scene from Harry Potter. The long black robes and colourful hoods you see around...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Cedar weaver shares traditional knowledge

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The scent of freshly soaked cedar strips filled the Kéwusm-áyakn Student Centre last week at a Cedar Hat Weaving workshop...

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About Cap, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Blues battle at basketball provincials

Last weekend (March 5 to 7), the Capilano Blues travelled to Abbotsford in the hopes of bringing back a medal...

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About Cap, Community Life, Continuing Studies, Fun Stuff

Learn artisan craft distilling in Squamish

School spirit has taken on a whole new meaning at Capilano University. The new Artisan Craft Distilling workshop—one of the...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Time to celebrate Pi Day of the century!

How would you calculate the distance around a circle? One strategy, of course, is to just wrap a measuring tape...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Blues women bring home the bronze!

The Capilano Blues volleyball teams had a fantastic finish to the 2014-2015 season. From February 26 to 28, our teams were in Victoria ...
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Alumni, Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff

VanChan: Vancouver’s new webisode throwdown

Filmmakers from all around the world are sending Zia Marashi five-minute-long webisodes, hoping that theirs will make it into VanChan—Vancouver’s...

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Changemakers, Education, Health & Human Development, Fun Stuff

Pink Shirt Day 2015

Respect. Compassion. Kindness. Love. Couldn’t the world use a bit more of these things? Today we celebrate Pink Shirt Day,...

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Fun Stuff

Proust Questionnaire: Milt Williams

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This month’s Proust Questionnaire features Milt Williams, Cap’s recently appointed Manager of Athletics and Recreation; the 3rd in 47 years of...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Get your game on at Blues Volleyball Night

The Capilano Blues invite you this Friday, February 6 for an evening of BBQ, entertainment and top-notch varsity volleyball. Our...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

5 reasons to get rec’d this term

Instead of making a New Year’s resolution to buy yourself a gym membership and a month later have it collect...

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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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Fun Stuff

International New Year’s Trivia 2015

Feliz año nuevo, Gelukkig nieuwjaar, 새해 복 많이 받으세요 and Happy New Year, Capilano U! Doesn’t it feel like exams were ages...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff

Canada’s biggest Hobbit fan

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Etched in ink on the delicate skin of her wrist is “One Last Time” in Dwarvish runes, but Bianca Poroliseanu’s...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff

City of lights

Nothing says the holidays like the colourful lights springing up all over town this time of year. Grab a friend...

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Changemakers, Fun Stuff, Student Life

The perfect way to “cap off” my time at Cap

Capilano U business student and international student mentor, Thanh Le, shares her thoughts on last month’s training session for the...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life, Sustainability

Your powerful shot photo contest

Are you a user of smart devices or a smart user of energy? This may not be an easy answer....

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Fun Stuff, Hot Topics, Student Life

Rocktoberfest puts housing insecurity centre stage

The idea that university students aren’t exactly swimming in disposable income is nothing new. “Starving students” are famous for mastering...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff

Save money with your CapCard

As a hard-working student, you could probably use some extra money in your pocket, right? Did you know that your...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Blues volleyball season preview

Last season was an exciting one for Blues volleyball. Both the men’s and women’s teams did well at the PacWest...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Mmm… bannock tacos

A powwow favourite has found a home in Capilano’s Fir building café thanks to Dulcie August. A Squamish Nation member...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

The Blues are everywhere

What does the Farmers’ Pocket Market, Back to Cap Walk/Run and soccer have in common? The Blues! Student blogger, Roma...

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About Cap, Fun Stuff

Top 25 Cap U Library Secrets

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The Library is a familiar and welcome place to some, but to others, it can also be a little intimidating....

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Get rec’d!

Sign up for campus recreation programs and win a couple of Whitecaps tix while you’re at it! Whether you’re new...

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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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About Cap, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life, Sustainability

Cap U’s first ever farmers’ pocket market

Summer flashed by and it’s time to “fall” back into the student routine again. With this in mind, the FoodWorks...

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Business & Professional Studies, Fun Stuff

Two days with the Vancouver Canucks

It all started on Monday morning with this tweet from Canucks right winger, Alex Burrows...
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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Go on a #SummerSpree with the CSU

A lot of groups around here are super excited to welcome everyone to campus for the 2014-2015 school year, but...

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