Summer Nostalgia

This summer I went home for the first time in two years. As a fourth year at Quest, it is amazing to be back on campus and to already be done my first block of this academic year. However, often … Continued

A Tour of the Community Garden

Through the year on campus it’s very common to hear words like ‘renewable’, ‘re-purposing’ ‘recycling’ or similar rhetoric; most commonly this vocabulary is brought up when the hottest topic on campus (for the past three years at least) is the … Continued

Beautiful Barkley Sound (and the surrounding area)

For me, learning is always better when I am surrounded by other enthusiastic people, and when I am being taught by people who love what they do. For the past 11 days I was on a massive field trip with … Continued

Untethered Film: A look at the Slacklining Life

Untethered, a short 30 minute documentary was filmed this past summer here in Squamish.  It gives insight into the Slacklining life and shows the beautiful scenery that Squamish provides for outdoor fanatics. The Filmmaker Levi Allen did a great job capturing … Continued

Block Break Retreat on Daisy Lake

The Sea to Sky Retreat Center, just north of campus on Daisy Lake, may be the most relaxing place to spend a block break. Surrounded by Garibaldi Provincial Park, the SSRC, or “Buddhist Center,” as it’s known among Quest students, … Continued

How to Enjoy the Outdoors this Summer in Squamish!

The Squamish Reporter, founded by Gagandeep Ghuman in 2010, has recently published an article about fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed this summer in Squamish. In the article “How to Enjoy the Outdoors this Summer in Squamish,’ Paula De … Continued

5 Things to Do as a Broke Student

I’m broke. I think most university students, at least in North America, can relate to this. Not wanting to take any more money from my (also broke) parents and feeling kind of liberated by my lack of monetary possession, I’ve … Continued

Dolphins and Orcas Visit Squamish

Yesterday in Squamish, the Howe Sound was gifted by the presence of dolphins and orca whales. Twelve to fifteen orca trapped hundreds of dolphins in the Sound, which were feeding on herring fish. More pictures from this spectacular event can … Continued

Capturing Water

It’s January in Squamish and the freezing level is above 2,000 meters. For some, this presents the opportunity to  get out and do some mid-winter climbing, head up to Whistler to ski slush covered, icy moguls, or lay out in … Continued