The truth unzipped: Why it’s time to ditch fast fashion

Naomi Higo, Urban Ecology Coordinator, writes about the harms of fast fashion and how Waste Reduction Week is sharing tactics for change.

This Veterinary Technology grad is fighting plastic pollution in her industry 

Jocelyn Marsh connects veterinary medicine with ocean stewardship in an effort to save nearly 2.7 million plastic needles and syringes per year from entering the landfill and our waterways.

Please judge this book by its cover: Michelle Sound and her blossoming art career 

Indigenous CAF Advisor Michelle Sound’s celebrated artwork has been featured on the cover of an award-winning author’s novel and displayed in galleries across Canada in recent years.

A fighter for justice: Minister Melanie Mark’s path to politics

Douglas Criminology alum and B.C.’s Minister for Tourism, Art, Culture and Sport originally wanted to be a police officer. Today, she continues her goal to fight for justice as a leader in B.C.’s parliament.

A sense of community: How this Social Work student is advocating for students inside and outside the classroom

Inspired to become a social worker because of her own experience in government care, Bachelor of Social Work student Aly Hillaby is using her skills to foster connections at Douglas.

Levelling the playing field: Sport Science instructor calls for more inclusive youth soccer programming in B.C.

Douglas College’s Dr. Dominique Falls hopes her research on how soccer programs are organized will persuade the soccer community to move away from gender-segregation.

Poet, prosaist, professor: Amber Dawn guides writing students through the art of creating in crisis

As a creative writing professor, Amber Dawn believes the pandemic – and its aftermath – could be a moment for her students to blossom under hardship.

Celebrating my heritage while finding my community at Douglas

In honour of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, Bachelor of Social Work student Aly Hillaby talks about the significance of the month of June and her experience at Douglas as an Indigenous student .

2021 Student Leadership Award winners announced

The Student Leadership Awards is an annual event that brings the Douglas College community together to celebrate exceptional students, faculty and staff who have made an outstanding contributions to leadership.

Half a century in education – happy anniversary to us!

Today we celebrate a milestone 50 years after welcoming our first students