Trinity Western University

Prince Philip and then Princess Elizabeth – then married only four years and heir to the throne – waved to thousands who gathered in Fort Langley in Oct. 26, 1951 to see the royal couple. (Langley Centennial Museum archives/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langleyites bid adieu to Prince Philip

Local historians and the Trinity Western University president share thoughts and memories

 

Doctors Sonya Grypma, TWU’s senior health advisor (left) and Sheryl Kirkham-Reimer, dean of nursing at Trinity Western University (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trinity Western University researcher investigates spiritual side of physical suffering

Not limited to patients and their families, but extends to healthcare staff, too

 

Tim and Janet Kreiter with a model Tim built showing the eventual plan for a five to 10 acre community garden the couple hopes to create in Langley. A pilot project is running this spring at TWU. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

New Langley community garden gets test run this spring at TWU

The Kreiter family is creating a new garden that will be accessible for all

Tim and Janet Kreiter with a model Tim built showing the eventual plan for a five to 10 acre community garden the couple hopes to create in Langley. A pilot project is running this spring at TWU. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Carpet burweed is "quite a problem," according to the TWU's assistant dean of the research faculty of natural and applied sciences. David Clements said the invasive species threatening to choke out native plants to B.C. (David Clements/Special to Langley Advance Times)

GREEN BEAT: Early detection can help protect against invaders

Biology prof encouraging eradication of carpet burweed and Asian giant hornets

  • Mar 27, 2021
Carpet burweed is "quite a problem," according to the TWU's assistant dean of the research faculty of natural and applied sciences. David Clements said the invasive species threatening to choke out native plants to B.C. (David Clements/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cast members of the TWU production of ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’ which was set to open March 24 on streaming video (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cast members of the TWU production of ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’ which was set to open March 24 on streaming video (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rebecca Deil (left) and Emily Comeau making the Pink Boots beer at KPU. Brewing was one of the programs that had to stay in “on campus” mode during the COVID-19 pandemic. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

KPU, TWU prepare to head back to campus in September

The province has called for in-person learning by this fall

Rebecca Deil (left) and Emily Comeau making the Pink Boots beer at KPU. Brewing was one of the programs that had to stay in “on campus” mode during the COVID-19 pandemic. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Okewoma Okumo, a first-year computing science student at Trinity Western University in Langley, has created an app that allows users to calculate their personal carbon emissions and take steps to reduce them. (Okewoma Okumo/TWU)

Langley university student, 18, creates award-winning app to reduce personal carbon emissions

‘Just at your fingertips, you can see what you are currently producing to affect the environment’

Okewoma Okumo, a first-year computing science student at Trinity Western University in Langley, has created an app that allows users to calculate their personal carbon emissions and take steps to reduce them. (Okewoma Okumo/TWU)
Patricia Victor offered prayer songs in Halq’eméylem, the language of the Stó:lō people at Trinity Western University in Langley. On Monday, March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, TWU opened an outdoor story walk created by Victor. (Cheyanne Makelki/TWU)
Patricia Victor offered prayer songs in Halq’eméylem, the language of the Stó:lō people at Trinity Western University in Langley. On Monday, March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, TWU opened an outdoor story walk created by Victor. (Cheyanne Makelki/TWU)
After Cheryl Jean-Paul, head coach of women’s basketball at Trinity Western University (TWU) spoke on athletics, race and diversity at the Oct. 23, 2020, Spartan Sports Leadership Superconference, students formed the Diversity and Anti-Racism Council (D.A.R.C.) (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)
After Cheryl Jean-Paul, head coach of women’s basketball at Trinity Western University (TWU) spoke on athletics, race and diversity at the Oct. 23, 2020, Spartan Sports Leadership Superconference, students formed the Diversity and Anti-Racism Council (D.A.R.C.) (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)
Patricia Victor, Sto:lo Elder and Director of TWU’s Institute of Indigenous Issues and Perspectives, hopes Moose Hide Campaign Day will raise awareness of domestic violence. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Patricia Victor, Sto:lo Elder and Director of TWU’s Institute of Indigenous Issues and Perspectives, hopes Moose Hide Campaign Day will raise awareness of domestic violence. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley runner Nick Colyn will run a collective 725-kilometre stretch – the same distance of northern British Columbia’s Highway of Tears where Indigenous women and girls have been murdered or gone missing. (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)

Running to remember: Langley athlete takes part in 725km journey for missing women

Long distance run is part of Moose Hide campaign inspired by Highway of Tears

Langley runner Nick Colyn will run a collective 725-kilometre stretch – the same distance of northern British Columbia’s Highway of Tears where Indigenous women and girls have been murdered or gone missing. (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western Spartans hosted its first skills challenge competition on Thursday at Langley Events Centre which saw Adam Gehrig participate. (Mark Janzen/TWU Athletics)

VIDEO: TWU Spartans first-ever challenge fundraiser a slam dunk

Basketball players from around the globe took part in Shoot for the Cure in Langley Thursday night

  • Feb 6, 2021
Trinity Western Spartans hosted its first skills challenge competition on Thursday at Langley Events Centre which saw Adam Gehrig participate. (Mark Janzen/TWU Athletics)
‘We matter, I matter, to God and always have,’ says TWU head coach of women’s basketball Cheryl Jean-Paul, in an essay published at the start of Black History Month. (TWU)

A call for tolerance and inclusiveness from coach at Trinity Western University during Black History Month.

‘We matter, I matter, to God and always have,’ says Cheryl Jean-Paul

‘We matter, I matter, to God and always have,’ says TWU head coach of women’s basketball Cheryl Jean-Paul, in an essay published at the start of Black History Month. (TWU)
IHIT has charged a 51-year-old man with manslaughter in connection with an altercation at Trinity Western University (TWU) in Langley that resulted in the death of a 31-year-old man from Chilliwack. (Langley Advance Times file)

Security guard charged with manslaughter after altercation at Trinity Western University

51-year-old man charged in the death of a 31-year-old man from Chilliwack

IHIT has charged a 51-year-old man with manslaughter in connection with an altercation at Trinity Western University (TWU) in Langley that resulted in the death of a 31-year-old man from Chilliwack. (Langley Advance Times file)
TWU choral singers performed “Pilgrimage”, a TWU Christmas concert, conducted by Cathrie Yuen. (TWU)
TWU choral singers performed “Pilgrimage”, a TWU Christmas concert, conducted by Cathrie Yuen. (TWU)
Trinity Western University music major Colin Jamieson conducted an online performance of his choir composition, with singers as far away as Qatar. It was posted online at www.twu.ca on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 (Video clip)
Trinity Western University music major Colin Jamieson conducted an online performance of his choir composition, with singers as far away as Qatar. It was posted online at www.twu.ca on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 (Video clip)
Taryn Grandia, an Aldergrove resident, will play for Trinity Western Spartans. (Kevin Grandia/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove volleyball star headed for Trinity Western team

Seventeen-year-old Taryn Grandia was named one of B.C.’s 15 best players

Taryn Grandia, an Aldergrove resident, will play for Trinity Western Spartans. (Kevin Grandia/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Actors rehearsing a scene in the upcoming TWU Theatre production of WROL (WIthout Rule of Law), which premieres on Dec. 1. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Livestream play offers beacon of hope in complicated times

Langley’s Trinity Western University’s theatre program presents a story of strength and survival

Actors rehearsing a scene in the upcoming TWU Theatre production of WROL (WIthout Rule of Law), which premieres on Dec. 1. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Spartans Foundation virtual reception raised $545,000 for student athletes. (screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Half-million-plus raised for Langley university student athletes

Trinity Western’s annual foundation reception went virtual and still managed to raise $545,000

  • Nov 21, 2020
Spartans Foundation virtual reception raised $545,000 for student athletes. (screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)