Cathi Atmadjaja

Cathi Atmadjaja completed her MA from SFU in International Studies: Psycholinguistics, and is a graduate student at UBC, aiming towards a MSc in Speech Language Pathology and being clinically certified from CASLPA. She currently works as a Behavioural Interventionist for autistic children and, having lived abroad in Jakarta, Los Angeles, Nice, Heidelberg, Yokohama and most recently Taipei, has distilled a socio-cultural fragment of each country within her.

Canada Pavillion Controversy

Can the American corporation given the contract to construct the Canada Pavilion do justice to the host country in only 77 days? "The issue is that the timeline is so short," said Perry Tsergas,...

Speed Skater Feels Disgraced, Community Choir is Showcased, and Hockey Rivalry Continues: Today's Olympic Roundup

Here is today's Olympic Roundup: Pechstein Looks to Clear Name in Germany: The 37-year old long track speed skater feels disgraced after a 2 year suspension over anomalies in her biological passport...

Sex, Humour, and Antics in New Online Show "The Jim"

"I'm the juice man at The Jim. I bet you didn't know this, but girls love a guy who can blend fruit," jokes Ryan Cowie, one of the stars of a hot new online comedy series that takes place in a...

Manolo, The Persian Cat, Arrives at West Van SPCA and Struggles to Adjust

Manolo is a white Persian cat, new to West Van’s SPCA and very much on edge, aware of every movement and cat in his personal space. He came from a home that did not know how to care for Persian...

Vectorial Elevation to Light up Vancouver Nights During 2010 Winter Games; Alpine Skiing Season Preview, Doping Stands

Here's what’s making Olympic headlines today: 這是今天的奥运会新聞 CAS: Pechstein doping ban stands: Berlin long track speedskater Claudia Pechstein is forbidden to compete in her 6th straight Winter Olympics...

UBC Green College Presents Harjap Grewal and Dustin Johnson on Greenwashing the Olympics

Every Game claims to be green. It's the third pillar of Olympism.  But Harjeep Grewal and Dustin Johnson find the green to be a little pale. The Myth of the Green Olympics on Monday was the...

B.C. Supreme Court Makes Decision on Women's Ski Jumping, Nesbitt Wins Gold, Olympic Coverage in 22 Languages: Monday's Olympic Roundup

Here is the latest on today’s Olympic Roundup:   BC Supreme Court made decision regarding 2010 Women’s ski jumping: VANOC is not in breach of Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and...

Sex Trade Workers, the Olympics, and the Undetected "Eyes of Darkness"

“There aren’t too many sympathizers to sex trade workers,” says Kerry Porth, Executive Director at P.A.C.E Foundation in Vancouver’s downtown east side.  With what is about to occur with the...

Myth of Green Olympics, Women Ski Jumpers Standoff, Businesses Urged to Open Toilets: Today's Olympic Round Up

Here's what's been making Olympics headlines: Myth of Green Olympics Forum at UBC Monday Nov.16: Member of No One is Illegal and the Olympic Resistance Network as well as an indigenous activist...