Teaching a Computer How to Read: A Summer of Experiential Learning

This past summer I interned at BenchSci, a Toronto-based tech startup, for four months. My job was to teach a computer how to recognize letters in an image. It was a great experience, and I learned a lot about machine … Continued

That’s a (W)Rap!

Photo Credits to Kendrick Dettmers Photography The summer was here, though the end is near Clouds in the sky where it was once clear Sunshine, lemonade and sizzling beef Slowly change into the falling of leaves Looking atop, if you ever did … Continued

Keeping Your Head Above the Clouds

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It’s another dull, gray day. The mountains have all but vanished behind thick clouds, the rain tipper-tappers endlessly on, as it has for two weeks, and the sun is already setting at 6pm. What I am describing is thankfully not what … Continued

Working with Random Acts of Sketchiness

In a place like Squamish, one has an infinite and three ways to spend their time, after all this is the outdoor recreation capital of Canada and as such it attracts a myriad of enthusiasts of all kinds. As for … Continued

The Seven Islands of Mumbai… Or is it Bombay?

“Look, just peek your head out of the taxi… Can you see us now?” My sister Aliya said. Through the phone I could hear her and my mother laughing uncontrollably as I scanned the skies for any sign of her … Continued

Quest Crew have a Barbeque

Three years ago, shortly after I had arrived at Quest University Canada, I received an email from Krista Lambie in which she introduced me to the Squamish host family program. While this program was still in its preliminary phases, Krista … 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

Hidden Treasures on Campus

Campus is much like a candle; see, a candle flickers most wildly just before it goes out. Just in this manner, the things that make Quest what it is escalate in their intensity just as the Spring semester draws to a … Continued

Dancing Bear 2016

A bear? Dancing? What? Yes, DANCING BEAR! Dancing Bear is Quest’s very own music festival, held on campus and open to the public. Occurring on the second weekend of April block, it is one of the most anticipated events of … Continued

Cabaret: an exposition of the arts at Quest

There are hidden talents in Quest students, ones that you might not know about until you see them exposed. We are artists, mathematicians, scientists and humanitarians, among other things, but mostly we are passionate creators. Cabaret is an opportunity to … Continued

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