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Global Stewardship

Changemakers, Community Life, Sustainability

Change Pilotz inspires TAP Bottles to ban plastic

You could see the panic on their faces, they now say. To further their goal of eliminating plastic bottles from their school, the young women from Together Against Plastic Bottles (TAP Bottles) were about to present their plan to install a water bottle refill station at their high school to the North Vancouver City Council.
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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Community Life, Hot Topics

Alum takes Canada to World Special Olympics bronze game

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  Most of the year, Jimmy Peterson found himself typing away on his computer, working out the complexities of American...

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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, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

The secret to success at STORYHIVE

When was the last time you experienced some real last-minute, high-stakes competition? Racing against the clock, the prize in sight,...

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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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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Cycle to the Sacred raises funds for Klabona Keepers

Two recent grads from Capilano University’s Global Stewardship program, Desiree Wallace and Nicole Kilistoff, are making headlines this summer by embarking on a cycling marathon...
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Alumni, Global & Community Studies

Caity Basalama: From North Van to East Africa

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The scene opens on the Indian Ocean waterfront, the evening sky growing pinker by the moment. Talking, laughing, traffic and...

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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Beyond Boarding film screening tonight

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Beyond Boarding, an organization dedicated to spreading interest in humanitarian and environmental work within the snowboarding community, is screening two...

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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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Arts & Sciences, Sustainability

Global stewards of Lighthouse Park

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Hiking in parks is a much-loved activity on the West Coast. But, what happens when these parks become too popular?...

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Community Life, Global & Community Studies, Hot Topics

October 24: United Nations Day

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“We are living through a period of profound turmoil, transition and transformation. Insecurity, inequality and intolerance are spreading. Global and...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies

Change Pilotz

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War. Poverty. Racism. Global warming. It’s easy to lose sight of what’s good in the world when we’re constantly bombarded...

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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Global & Community Studies

Building peace through the airwaves

image How my life has changed in a year! Nine months ago, I would have never entertained the notion that I would be in Israel working at an NGO...
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Changemakers, Student Life

Do you have an innovative idea for Cap?

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Would you like to make that idea happen? Submit your idea to Capilano’s Changemaker Challenge and you could be granted...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies

Global Stews cooking up change

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Students in Cap’s Global Stewardship program—Global Stews—want youth to know that they can make a difference. “Justice High” is a...

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Changemakers, Community Life

5 Days for the Homeless at Cap

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There is comfort in knowing you have a roof over your head, a warm place to sleep and where your...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Global boarders

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Realization of one’s privilege is lost on many, but not Tamo Campos. A former pro snowboarder, the Global Stewardship  student...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

More than a handout

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Twenty-one-year-old Krissi Bucholtz started Capilano’s Global Stewardship program in the fall of 2008, confident that she wanted to do development work...

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