Ideal Summer Days for Vancouverites by Anna Fernandez


A columnist from the Economist recently declared Vancouver, along with Vienna and Geneva, to be “mind-numbingly boring”, despite the cities’ livable city rankings. Yes, Vancouver is livable with its scenic and breathtaking views, but no, it is not “mind-numbingly boring”. Vancouver is a city that I learned to appreciate. Like the columnist from the article, […] Read More »

Travel Young and Travel Wild by Leat Ahrony

Most people get excited about summer. It is also an extremely popular time for traveling. As international students, we may feel like we are on a long-term travel adventure, but don’t feel shy to explore even more. Canada is a gigantic country, but at the same time, each place will be very different from another […] Read More »

Why did I decide to study in BC? by Andrea Recillas

It all started when I was in grade 6 and had the chance to be part of a 2 week exchange program to Burnaby, BC. I was very excited and nervous about it because I was going to be living with a host family, people I had never met in my life before. At that […] Read More »

Fantasy FPS Mockup – VFX Midterm Project


By Anne Uy Can’t believe I’m almost finishing my first year here at BCIT! This term I have a Visual Effects class. It’s probably worth mentioning again that I’m taking Digital Design and Development, hoping I’ll end up making spiffy websites and such. After Effects was a program I’ve always wanted to learn ever since I knew that it […] Read More »

Let’s Talk Taxes by Leat Ahrony


“I thought the sign said $1.50?” I asked at the check-out counter. “Yes, but then there is tax.” This was foreign to me when I first came to Canada. When we are young, and our parents pay for most things, including our health care and taxes, we do not pay much attention, but after moving […] Read More »