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Instructor David Granirer hold a microphone up for Andrew Vallance, a graduate of the Langara stand-up comedy clinic, at a graduating show at Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver. Photo: Stuart Neatby

Campus comedy club breaks down stereotypes for those with disabilities

November 29, 2016 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

Reported by Stuart Neatby Andrew Vallance believes that stand-up comedy is the ultimate tool for turning the tables on stereotypes about people living with disabilities. As a student of theRead More

Lost and found sale at Langara a success

Lost and found sale at Langara a success

November 29, 2016 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

  Reported by Lauren Boothby Steven Hall loses an umbrella every semester, but he found a cheap one Tuesday morning. The Langara College United Way Campaign hosted a lost andRead More

International students at Langara still feel like outsiders

International students at Langara still feel like outsiders

November 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Sean Hitrec Although Langara provides programs and opportunities like Langara PLUS and the International Education Volunteer Program (IEVP), where they encourage international students to engage in the community,Read More

The Langara International Education office offers services and advice to international students on a variety of concerns. According to Theresa Brooks, Manager of International Students Services, they do not receive complaints from students about issues with their employers. Photo: Stuart Neatby

Many international students earn below minimum wage and pay high tuition fees

November 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Stuart Neatby High tuition has driven some international students at Langara College and elsewhere to work under the table, for pay rates below minimum wage. Shila Avissa, whoRead More

Student Streeters: Langara’s response to Trump victory

Student Streeters: Langara’s response to Trump victory

November 9, 2016 at 6:33 pm Comments are Disabled

We asked the students around Langara how they feel about what happened in the American Presidential Election last night. Here is their take on how things played out: Juan SotoRead More

Students unaware of new Rexall partnership

Students unaware of new Rexall partnership

November 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm 2 comments

Reported by Caitlin O’Flanagan A new partnership between Studentcare and Rexall Pharma Plus has brought to light a lack of understanding by students of their health plans at Langara College. TheRead More

Renting for life might be the reality for many Vancouver residents

Renting for life might be the reality for many Vancouver residents

October 27, 2016 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Alyse Kotyk The City of Vancouver recently announced it will build 250 affordable rental units in South Vancouver’s River District, but Generation Squeeze, a housing campaign that advocatesRead More

Transit police caution students following sexual attacks near Langara over weekend

Transit police caution students following sexual attacks near Langara over weekend

March 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Jenna Tytgat Five sexual assaults occurred over the Easter long weekend near Langara College, The Voice has learned, and one transit police officer is advising students and nearbyRead More

Langara Homestay Program fighting to find hosts for summer semester

Langara Homestay Program fighting to find hosts for summer semester

March 28, 2016 at 6:45 am Comments are Disabled

Reported by Scott Forbes The Langara Homestay Program has never turned a student away, but with rising housing costs could struggle to meet the summer intake of international students. TheRead More

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Beyond the Surface show promotes Vancouver women’s art

March 17, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Reported by Brian Kurokawa  Local artists say women need more recognition in the arts, and an upcoming art show attempts to do just that. Beyond the Surface, brings together multipleRead More