Newsletter: Spring allergies abound! Edition

You’ve waited all semester and next Monday it starts at last: Queer Awareness Week goes down at both Burnaby and Surrey campuses! We’ve got discussions, lecture/dialogues, a workshop, oral history interviews, and three (count ‘em – three) different Social events!   — Contents Out on Campus Queer Awareness Week 1. QAW Kickoff Discussion: Why Does […]

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Queer Awareness Week 2014

It’s coming! Queer Awareness Week 2014 will crawl all over you, coax you into our super keen programming, and leave you speechless at our fabulousness.   QAW Kickoff Discussion – Why Does Raising Awareness Matter to Us? Mon March 24th, 12:30-2:00pm OOC Lounge (TC314N) Come start Queer Awareness Week with a discussion event with our […]

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Newsletter: Are “midterms” over yet? Edition

Was anyone else having that problem last week, where, because the snow is melting off all the roofs and trees etc, you were more likely to get soaked when walking underneath something that would normally provide cover and keep you dry if it was raining? …Just me? …Okay. So it’s newsletter time again, and there’s […]

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Newsletter: Reading Break’s Mostly Over Already Edition

Do you hate me just a little bit for the Edition name of this newsletter? It’s okay if you do. I understand and I still care about you! While things are in a quiet(er) breathing space at OOC given that we’re in the middle of Reading Week, we’ve got plenty in our rear-view mirror since […]

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Newsletter: Equine New Year Edition

Happy Lunar New Year everyone! Hoping it’s a prosperous and balanced time for you all. <3We’re already in week 4 and have just finished running a whole batch of Volunteer Orientations. OOC Project meetings have been starting up and All Volunteer Training Day is quickly approaching!We’ve got a pretty diverse set of contents in our […]

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Newsletter: Spend the next month writing “2013” Edition

Welcome to Spring Semester and a new solar new year with Out on Campus! We hope that you had restful, peaceful, and/or exciting holidays (depending on what you wanted to get out of it), and that you’re feeling sufficiently prepared and grounded to meet the challenges ahead. We’re jumping right on into things at OOC, […]

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Newsletter: So long, Farewell, Auf Wiedershen, Good Riddance Fall Semester! Edition

It’s been an incredible semester at Out on Campus! Thanks to the hard work of all of our amazing volunteers and support of five great staff members, we’ve done so much. Seriously, just indulge me a minute while I spout off on the amazingness of (some of) our accomplishments: The Positive Space Network launched (!!!), […]

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Newsletter: Transgender Remembrance Edition

This week, we sit with the weight of remembering and honouring those who have been killed as a result of anti-trans* prejudice. Our Trans* and Gender Diversity Project Advisory Committee has put together a display and Community Dialogue that strives to reflect the realities of intersectionality, asking the questions of who we find ourselves remembering, and what […]

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Newsletter: Cold, Wet, Trick or Treat Edition

Happy Halloween! We had a great showing at our Halloween Scream event on Tuesday. Staff (minus our beloved Queer History Project Coordinator) worked hard to maintain the adorableness levels in the Space. We’ve been busy-excited with ALL OF THE MEETINGS here at OOC. We’ve got lots of volunteers working on the Positive Space Network, Trans* […]

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Newsletter: Finally Cold Enough for Fall Fashion Edition

There’s a lot to be excited about here at OOC*. In the last two weeks we oriented a whole mess of potential volunteers, and have trained up new and old volunteers alike in a successful and massive All Volunteer Training Day. Not only that, we had great turnouts for our Trans* and Gender Diversity Advisory […]

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