TED Talks streamed at Langara library draw small crowd

Locals and educators view TED Talks, with noticeable lack of students. Photo by Ali Crane

Locals and educators view TED Talks, with noticeable lack of students. Photo by Ali Crane

Despite TED Talks being streamed live at Langara last week, few students attended.

TED Talks is an annual conference where live speakers come together to talk about innovative ideas and inspiring topics.

This year the 30th annual meeting of TED was held in Vancouver with tickets being sold at $7,500 and higher.

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Langara Falcons head coach leads team to nationals

Falcons head coach Paul Eberhardt looks on in practice. – Photo by Ali Crane

Falcons head coach Paul Eberhardt looks on in practice. – Photo by Ali Crane

Langara Falcons basketball coach Paul Eberhardt describes himself as passionate, demanding and fat.

It all started in high school

Eberhardt came from a family of basketball fanatics. In his senior year of high school he broke his foot in his first game of the year and was then asked by the school’s vice-principal to coach the Grade 8 basketball team. Continue reading

Fasting for world hunger a dangerous cause: Vancouver Coastal Health

fastingVancouver Coastal Health is warning youth against fasting to promote awareness around world hunger because youths who participate could develop harmful eating patterns and unhealthy body image.

Famine rallies turn serious

Each year World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine rallies students across Canada to raise money and awareness for food security projects around the world. Continue reading

Langara talks hacking and internet security

Video created by Nick Eagland

Hackers are more sophisticated than ever, and that is why students should be extra cautious about their web safety, said Lauren Wood, a speaker at a computer tech meetup held last Friday at Langara.

Nowadays, the average student may have multiple accounts online, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, or an email account.

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