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Author: Robin

Born in Banff and raised in the West Kootenay by hippies, Robin is a Nelson transplant from the mountains. She’s inspired by natural beauty, traditional and contemporary art and when environmental conservation meets savvy business decisions. A visual thinker, she likes sketching her ideas, photography and capturing funny videos for all the social media channels. You’ll catch her on a skateboard or snowboard most weekends, loving the Kamloops life—brewpubs, sagebrush, big skies and all. Send her your story ideas via

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Paul Millross

More than meets the eyes

  Posted on: April 19, 2018

Paul Millross is a legally-blind student and writer on exchange from The University of Chichester. He's been making the most of his time.

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Vernie Clement, (centre) Indigenous mentor and community coordinator, drumming with students Ryan Oliverius (left) and Justin Young

Stop. Collaborate and Create

  Posted on: January 23, 2018

Three awards of $1,000 are available to current TRU faculty, staff and students for the purposes of creative collaboration.

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Career Night in Canada puck drop

  Posted on: January 10, 2018

Students and employers will faceoff on January 16 at the debut of Career Night in Canada—hosted by TRU's Career Education Department.

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BFA alumna Emily Hope

A little bit like Cheers

  Posted on: January 4, 2018

Emily Hope, education and public programs director at KAG and fine arts alum shares why Kamloops is a great a community for visual artists.

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Culinary students preparing lunch at Scratch Café

Elevate your holiday dinner

  Posted on: December 18, 2017

A few tips and tricks to up your holiday meal this season, straight from the culinary faculty and students at TRU.

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Write about risk and win

  Posted on: November 3, 2017

TRU’s creative non-fiction contest opens for a second year with the prize of first year tuition—free!

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rIVerse comes to campus

  Posted on: October 20, 2017

rIVerse is touring Kamloops and making stops at TRU, putting on a free performance and visiting classes to spread their positive message.

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Pride Parade 2017

Marching with pride

  Posted on: September 29, 2017

Diversity continues to be celebrated on campus and hundreds marched proudly in the 6th Annual TRUSU Pride Parade this week.

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Motivation in motion

  Posted on: August 10, 2017

Soon-to-be MBA alum, Riley Martin hopes to inspire others, having done anything but slowed down since becoming wheelchair-bound in grade 12.

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Eucatastrophe Photography (Stephanie Hamilton)

The whole equation

  Posted on: July 27, 2017

Fourth-year arts student, Martin McFarlane, says a degree is only half of the equation to success after grad, work experience is the other.

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How not to co-op

  Posted on: July 6, 2017

Students who've completed co-op terms with the School of Business and Economics weigh in on their experiences.

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Canada in 50 years?

  Posted on: June 29, 2017

We asked, "what do you want Canada to look like in 50 years?" Use #myTRU150 and #myCanada2067 to join the conversation online.

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