Cover Story:

Endless Possibilities

After receiving yet another letter strongly encouraging her to please declare her major, Jane Nunnikhoven finally gave in and wrote down psychology, hesitantly.


In every issue

  • Mountain High

    Tiffany Chong is winner of CBC’s Peter Gzowski internship. She spends four months in Toronto with three other interns taking a radio skills course usually only offered to experienc
  • Book Takes

    Did you know that in 1922 vaudeville comic Benny Kubelsky (Jack Benny) met his future wife Sadie Marks (Mary Livingston) on Nelson Street in Vancouver’s West End? Or that in 1959 screen legend Errol Flynn died in the apartment of the uncle of noted pianist Glenn Gould on Burnaby Street, also in the West End? Or that in 1910 young William Henry Pratt (Boris Karloff) worked in construction at the Pacific National Exhibition?
  • Who's News?

    As British Columbia’s worst fire summer in memory comes to a close, we’ve become used to seeing television footage of firefighting helicopters carrying bright orange bags full of water.
  • Changing Faces

    “It’s like coming home.” That’s how SFU’s newest vice-president describes her first days at the university. Cathy Daminato, VP-advancement, has held senior fundraising positions at Douglas College, BCIT, and, most recently, the Simon Fraser Health Region, where she was executive director of the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation. She says her previous experience makes returning to a post-secondary environment very comfortable.
  • Alumni Watching

    The world’s publishing houses are following the lead of Christopher (MA’80) and Judith Plant (BA’80) by publishing books on forest-friendly paper. The owners of New Society Publishers recently earned the James Douglas Publisher of the Year Award (Association of Book Publishers of B.C.) for their environmentally sound paper initiative. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, printed on post-consumer recycled paper at the insistence of author J.K. Rowling, is an example of the international impact of their initiative. New Society Publishers has produced more than 100 titles.