Daniel Hendriksen

Festival makes light of stand up

The seventh annual Global Comedy Festival will be taking place in Vancouver yet again this year from September 16 - 26.Will Davis is the artistic director of the festival. He says it’s host to some of the world’s best comedic talent as well as some of the best local talent.“What we really strive...

Thursday, May 27, 2010, 10:10 AM

Take an interest in homework

When it comes to homework for students in elementary schools, a lot of questions from parents arise. Why is my child getting homework at this age? How can I help him/her? How long should the assignments take? What are the benefits?Helen Lum teaches a grade 2/3 split class at Captain James Cook...

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 5:24 AM

Dunbar Community Centre teaches art behind photography

With the technology of cameras evolving at such a rapid rate, the art behind photography and photo development is something that has gone by the wayside in recent years. What happened to the days of cameras with actual film and the hands-on process it took to develop the images imprinted on that...

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 6:00 AM

Students learn to reach for the stars

Students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University have a wide variety of options for interesting courses at their leisure. One of those courses is Astronomy 1100, which is designed for students who do not have a science backround, but are interested in what the universe is all about. The course covers a...

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 5:53 AM

BCIT’s robotics program on the cutting edge

With technology evolving every day, the workforce is always in need of skilled people to build, maintain and operate machinery, robots and computers.A perfect program for individuals who want to be on the cutting edge of technology is BCIT’s Mechatronics and Robotics Diploma program.The program is...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 5:30 AM

Kwantlen launches fine arts degree

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has a new Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program at its Surrey campus. The program teaches students about traditional art disciplines as well as some that are new and more technology-driven.“It’s kind of unique because, although we do all of the digital video imaging...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 5:30 AM

SFU offers opera class

Opera. Everyone’s heard of it, but how many people actually know what it is? Luckily, Simon Fraser University’s Vancouver Campus at the Harbour Centre offers courses that give a little more insight as to exactly what opera is. SFU offers a variety of courses that are intended to educate novices and...

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 8:42 AM

Lions fall to Ticats

B.C. 28 - Hamilton 31The Skinny: It was another entertaining CFL game that came down to the wire. Hamilton QB Quinton Porter led the charge throwing for 222 yards and one touchdown as the Ticats snuck out of B.C. Place with their first victory here in five years. It was bad news all around for the...

Monday, July 13, 2009, 8:06 AM

Lions looking to bounce back

B.C. vs Hamilton7:30 p.m., TSN/TEAM 1040After a tough loss last week, the Lions will be looking to get into the win column in this young CFL season Friday against Hamilton. A strong team performance would go a long way toward building momentum for the foreseeable future. More Production: The Lions...

Friday, July 10, 2009, 9:46 AM