Your Daily Cap is Capilano University's official blog.


Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

Amanda Vick is using her voice

Amanda Vick initially found it difficult as an Indigenous student at Capilano University. “I struggled with my identity as an...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Advanced Education Minister tours film school

“It’s a far cry from Abbey Road on a four-track tape,” said Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson when he checked out a remixing room...
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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Hot Topics

A cabinet for the Canada of 2015

Electoral winds of change swept through Ottawa, taking a male-dominated Conservative cabinet with it.
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Changemakers, Community Life, Hot Topics

Weaving Histories book launch: art as resistance

As the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work, the Weaving Histories Response Book is being released today....

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Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

A film instructor, her father and a profile in courage

In the cold of a June night, through the top of her teepee, Doreen Manuel could see stars sparkling against...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Jessie Anthony: Finding filmmaking


Capilano University student Jessie Anthony didn’t grow up wanting to be a filmmaker, but after completing her first year in...

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Arts & Sciences, Fun Stuff, Hot Topics

Ancient footprints bring archaeology to life


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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Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

Megan Smetzer uncovers hidden gems in Dartmouth collection

When art historian Megan A. Smetzer took on the challenge of helping to digitize the Hood Museum’s huge collection of...

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Community Life, Hot Topics

Response Book furthers residential school dialogue through art

The classroom is cramped and dark: black walls, black chairs and a black dunce cap at the back. The chairs...

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About Cap, Student Life, Sustainability

Help fight invasive weeds

Capilano University is lucky to be located in one of the most beautiful places in Canada. Our mild weather grants...

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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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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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Indigenous people unite to talk education


Hawaii is an amazing place to visit anytime, but even better when Indigenous people from around the globe gather for...

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