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Interior at Spartacus Books

Room For Everyone

Community-run Spartacus Books is a nonprofit resource centre with a long history of perseverance in the face of change.

Euge Leung with Puglie Pug

Creating Puglie Pug

How illustrator Euge Leung turned a doodle of a joyful pug stuck in a doughnut into the popular Puglie Pug brand.

Chelsea Rooney

Fearless Fiction

After the success of her first book, Pedal, Chelsea Rooney hopes to publish something meaningful with her second novel.

Amber Morrison

Sad is Beautiful

Amber Morrison, the creator of Sad Girl Review magazine, wants to elevate women’s content through art, poetry, and design.

Sketches and rubbings on white linen

Raising A Flag

Visual artist Jenny Hawkinson uses mixed media to explore themes of community and peacekeeping in her work.

Asia Youngman

Forging Her Own Path

Award-winning filmmaker Asia Youngman hopes to inspire women and Indigenous youth through dynamic storytelling.

eating-solo

Eating Solo

South Koreans are dining alone more often but they are doing so with social media companionship.

Apps

App Happy

From health to travel to languages, apps can improve the quality of many aspects of a person’s life.

choir with a guitarist

Not Your Grandmother’s Choir

A look at the rise of community pop choirs and the health benefits of group singing.

asian actors

Asian Cinema on the Rise

Asian films are gaining critical and audience acclaim, overcoming political and commercial challenges.

Gender Games

For many years the video gaming sphere has often been considered a man’s domain. But with an increase in female players and developers, the industry is shifting its focus to include a larger fan base.

Big In Japan

Exposing Japan to new musical experiences from a world away.

Death by Cinema

An in-depth dissection of Japanese horror.

Online Journal Comics

Journal comics in cyberspace.

Glitter Girls

Japan’s night world lures young Canadian women to play hostess.

Food Fight

Iron Chef TV show pits talented chefs against each other in an hour-long cook-off.

Xtreme Asia

The Asian X Games are growing in popularity and skill.

Langara Digital and Print Publishing Program