B.C. Liberals’ quick-win ethnic strategy preoccupies students more than election

As the report into the B.C. Liberals’ leaked multiculturalism strategy led to another resignation today, Langara College’s newspaper published two articles about students’ take on the issue.

Ben Bulmer and Deanna Cheng both wrote for the Voice's March 14, 2013 issue about Langara College student's attitude towards the B.C. elections.

Ben Bulmer and Deanna Cheng both wrote for the Voice’s March 14, 2013 issue about Langara College student’s attitude towards the B.C. elections.

When Voice reporters Ben Bulmer and Deanna Cheng canvassed Langara College students about the upcoming B.C. elections, they were surprised to get such diverging results. Continue reading

Langara College actor makes headlines in The Voice

So happy my article about ethnic actors in Vancouver was well received by The Voice Online,  the website of Langara College’s journalism department, where I am currently enrolled in the certificate program.

Here’s what it was all about:

On left - Madhu Ramaraju as Fräulein Grossebustenhalter and William Ford Hopkins as Georg in the Studio 58 play Spring Awakening. Photo by David Cooper.

On left – Madhu Ramaraju as Fräulein Grossebustenhalter and William Ford Hopkins as Georg in the Studio 58 play Spring Awakening. Photo: David Cooper.

When Madhu Ramaraju took on the role of 19th-century German Fräulein Grossebustenhalter in Studio 58’s musical Spring Awakening, she didn’t waste a second thinking about her ethnicity. But when the Sri Lankan-born actress graduates from Langara this winter, colour will play a part in the casting process for film and theatre in B.C. Continue reading

Christy Clark at Point Grey Secondary, KOM policing at Langara College for Pink Shirt Day

Today’s Pink Shirt Day was busy for the Kerrisdale Oakridge Marpole policing centre, as members were present at two simultaneous events.

Tony Bulic (left), coordinator at Kerrisdale Oakridge Marpole community policing centre and volunteer Haley Luk are visiting Langara College's anti-bullying fair on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.

Tony Bulic (left), coordinator at Kerrisdale Oakridge Marpole community policing centre and volunteer Haley Luk are visiting Langara College’s anti-bullying fair on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.

KOM communications liaison Jeremy Sally was present as Premier Christy Clark visited students at Point Grey secondary around 2 p.m. and KOM coordinator Tony Bulic attended the anti-bullying fair at Langara College together with volunteers and Kerrisdale’s neighbourhood police officer, Cst. Ryan Hooper.

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