Lessons from the Bee Hive

Several times a week Quest host’s talks about different interesting topics and all students and staff are encouraged to attend. A quick glance through the Quest Portal highlights several intriguing discussions during the next month. We will have Anjali Appadurai … Continued

Toilets are like showers.. and other differences between Quest and FLAME

How FLAME is Different from Quest  FLAME campus: Bathrooms do not (only) use toilet paper, instead there is a spray nozzle that one uses after “natural calls” then one dries with toilet paper (if there is any). I’ve never felt so … Continued

Terra Canto

In one of the courses I recently took at Quest, The Divine Comedy, we had an assignment to write a poem in the style of the Dante Alighieri, the author of the Divine Comedy. Domenico di Michelino (1417-1491), Dante and his … Continued

Turing the Page

“The ‘computable’ numbers may be described briefly as the real numbers whose expressions as a decimal are calculable by finite means.” “Trees will play an important role throughout this work, so we shall commence with some pertinent definitions:” These excerpts … Continued

Activities and Trying New Things

Balance is one of the most difficult things to attain on the block. While academics are my first priority, I have found that I cannot do the best work possible when I don’t do other activities. Making time for extra … Continued

Squamish: the Land, the People, the Love

This September, I had the privilege of taking a class called “Squamish Nation Culture and Lifeways” with Leigh Joseph. Here are three things that stuck out to me (the lessons which continue to affect me even after finishing the class). … Continued