Canadian Pride

Mike Davies, Editor-in-Chief  Ω What does it mean to be Canadian? Type that question into any Internet search engine and you’ll see a rather predictable set of results: bloggers celebrating “freedom,” filmmakers exploring “identity” and multicultural organizations celebrating, well, multiculturalism. But what it means to be Canadian is a fluid concept. It’s generally accepted that … Continue reading

The annual golf trip review: Whistler

Mike Davies, Editor-in-Chief  Ω Every summer I try to do a tour of some B.C. golf courses outside our own magnificent region. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of the fantastic tracks we have right here in Kamloops (look for my local courses review piece in the August edition of The Omega) but … Continue reading

Know what to do in a worst-case scenario

Students and staff of TRU can now sign up to receive instant notifications regarding safety issues on and around campus. TRU President Alan Shaver and TRU manager of occupational health & safety Stacey Jyrkkanen have been discussing emergency management for some time. Shaver came from Dalhousie University in Halifax where they have many winter storms … Continue reading

Interculturalizing the Curriculum

Mike Davies, Editor-in-Chief  Ω The world is getting smaller and smaller. Not literally, of course, and it might seem obvious to say this, but it is becoming more and more common for interact with people from cultures that are different from your own on a regular basis. It is with this in mind that TRU … Continue reading

Parting words of wisdom (or folly)

Mike Davies, Editor-in-Chief Ω As we come to the close of another publishing year here at The Omega, I would like to impart with you a few words on what I have learned this year that may help you as you move forward on your adventure — if you’d be so kind to indulge me … Continue reading

Life’s waiting to begin

Taylor Rocca, Copy/Web Editor Ω “Everyone was working for this goal where all the children left without a trace, only to come back as pure as gold to recite this all. “Life’s waiting to begin.” Written by Tom DeLonge and heard in the Angels & Airwaves song “The Adventure,” I quoted that as I hosted … Continue reading

Upcoming Directors Festival showcases student

Upcoming Directors Festival showcases student

Brendan Kergin, Arts & Entertainment Editor Ω Six nights of live theatre will be capping off four years of education for a group of TRU students. They’re part of the theatre program and will be filling the Actors Workshop Theatre in Old Main from April 8 to 13 with productions done completely by students. “You … Continue reading

Few resources for graduating students

Few resources for graduating students

Karla Karcioglu, Contributor Ω This spring TRU will see another group of students graduate and become alumni. Many will be leaving behind the title student, which they have carried with them from kindergarten to post-secondary graduation. “Life transitions can be stressful,” said Cliff Robinson, chair of the TRU counselling department. Despite the magnitude of this … Continue reading