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“Innocent Until Proven Gay” Gallery Exhibition Opening Arts Campus 

“Innocent Until Proven Gay” Gallery Exhibition Opening

The first exhibition of the Henry Lehmann Gallery this semester is a solo show featuring the work of Vanier Communications student Mélusine Deirdre Abram. “Innocent Until Proven Gay” features five 30 by 40 inch illustration boards with an enlarged fingerprint on each board. Each fingerprint is from the fingers on the artist’s right hand, and they are in the colors of the lesbian flag. This exhibition opened on Wednesday, March 4th at UB, coinciding with Women’s Week at Vanier College. It was the perfect occasion to celebrate the diversity of…

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Cats and Cake at The Neko Maid and Butler Café Campus 

Cats and Cake at The Neko Maid and Butler Café

Members of the anime club, who were dressed in full cat maid or butler attire, welcomed students to their Neko – or cat-themed cafe.    The event took place on the afternoon of Friday, February 28th. There was even one member in full love live cosplay.   Warmly welcomed by members of the anime club, students attending the cafe were seated at a neatly set table by a cat waiter upon entering. A menu of different sweets, as well as coffee and tea, were available to choose from.    All…

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The Closing of Vanier’s Umbrella Club Campus 

The Closing of Vanier’s Umbrella Club

Rainclouds are forming on the horizon as of one of Vanier’s oldest club, The Umbrella Club, has closed. In recent years, LGBTQ+ issues have been gaining more visibility, and acceptance has become increasingly more widespread. However, this has not always been the case, as queer youth were historically targeted and marginalized due to their identities. Unfortunately, this is sometimes still the case; lots of individuals struggle with their identity, and, depending on their circumstances, may fear for their safety if their identity is made public to their peers, family, coworkers,…

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Vanier Student Life’s First Annual Geekcon Campus 

Vanier Student Life’s First Annual Geekcon

Vanier’s Student Life team is always coming up with new and creative event ideas for the Vanier population to enjoy. The first annual Vanier Geekcon is no exception.   Geekcon took place on Wednesday, February 26th in Jake’s from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Cafeteria tables were moved to make way for the many activities taking place for the occasion.   There were around twenty vendors selling their handcrafted goods like pins, stickers, and other knickknacks. There were also some vendors selling apparel, POP figurines, or commissions for artwork. There was also…

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An Update On The VCSA Campus 

An Update On The VCSA

  Last semester left students confused, and with an unpleasant taste in their mouths after its conclusion. This article will be a recap of the events that transpired last semester, and of where the Vanier College Student’s Association (VCSA) is headed in 2020; it will, hopefully, clear the air surrounding the end of last semester.   The Meeting of November 27th, 2019 This meeting took place at UB, and was deemed to not be an official meeting because it did not follow proper procedures for the creation of a Special…

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Speak Your Piece Campus 

Speak Your Piece

In this section of The Insider, students can share and write about fun things that happen at Vanier. Whether it be a song coming from the DJ booth, something that made you laugh, or even a love confession to someone you saw walking to N, this is the place to speak your piece about it. Send your submissions to studentnewspaper@vaniercollege.qc.ca   To all of the guys in Jakes (and you know who you are): pull your pants up! –Anonymous Hey you! Yes, I’m talking to you! … I like your…

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Vanier’s Holiday Gift Baskets Campus 

Vanier’s Holiday Gift Baskets

Want to give a gift to those in need this year?  Student Services has organized a gift basket campaign, and the funds will go towards Vanier students in need. Over 1000 students get loans and bursaries at Vanier each year, and many need additional funding to cover food, housing, textbooks, transportation, childcare etc. During the holiday season, more financial strain is often put onto these students, and the Holiday Gift Basket Project was organised to provide nourishment and connection to students during this difficult season, as many students go hungry…

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Dear VCSA Campus 

Dear VCSA

  DISCLAIMER: This article was written as part of the final issue of the Fall 2019 semester, prior to the meeting of November 27 and to the releasing of the VCSA’s official statement to that regard. A formal update is to come in the following Winter 2020 issue How much do you do? I should rephrase the sentence: how much do you actually do. I am questioning this as one of the students that you supposedly work for. I can count on one hand the things that you organize: barbeques and parties….

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On Today’s Episode of Keeping Up with The VCSA Campus 

On Today’s Episode of Keeping Up with The VCSA

DISCLAIMER: This article was written as part of the final issue of the Fall 2019 semester, prior to the meeting of November 27 and to the releasing of the VCSA’s official statement to that regard. A formal update is to come in the following Winter 2020 issue   On November 14, a hearing concerning the impeachment of communications coordinators 1 & 2 was held. The communications coordinators were working with a supplier to get merch for the Barbeque that occurred on September 13 at the start of the semester, and…

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Vanier College Conspiracies: The Problem with Squirrels Campus 

Vanier College Conspiracies: The Problem with Squirrels

Today I will be discussing with you the enigma that is squirrels.   Now, before I make my point, I would like to make something abundantly clear. My codename is V. Not as in “V for Vendetta”. I am not part of some clandestine anarchist organization. If I were, I would be lying to you in order to control you in some way. But I am trying to prevent exactly that. There is nothing but the truth here, hence my name, V, as in “vérité”.   Squirrels are a creature…

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