The legendary Cafetheatre

Who remembers Capilano College’s Cafetheatre, or The Pit as it later became known? It was a kind of sunken amphitheatre with a stage surrounded by five tiers of seating built below the ground level of what was then a bustling cafeteria.

  • Dec 17

Music therapy: A first in Canada

A chance encounter with a hitchhiker is how Nancy McMaster first learned about the field of music therapy.

  • Dec 17

CapRocks kicks off 2019

“These bands are going to totally light up the crowd,” says Yats Palat, vice-president of student life for the Capilano Students’ Union (CSU). “This will be a concert to remember, for sure.”

  • Dec 17

Books and bras

Tia Strachan was 31 and married with three kids when she enrolled in a special two-semester General Studies Program at Capilano then-College in 1971.

  • Dec 14

A short history of Cap on ice

Who knew Capilano had a hockey team in the 1970s? The Capilano College club team skimmed the ice beginning in 1973, practicing on a rink in Lynn Valley.

  • Dec 14

Coach of a lifetime: Cap’s first coach of the year

“Soccer, soccer, soccer,” that was Frank Pupp’s life, according to his daughter, Laura Acutt.

  • Dec 14

Press conferences, placards and the plebiscite

Establishing Capilano College on the North Shore was a community effort that corralled politicians, men, women and girls.

  • Dec 14

Athletics at Capilano

From six rubber balls to soccer supremacy, Capilano University’s first athletics director recalls how the athletics program grew.

  • Dec 14

Season’s Greetings from Capilano University!

Enjoy this live recording of "Happy Holiday" and "White Christmas" by CapU’s third-year Musical Theatre students.

  • Dec 6

CapU in Photos: November 2018

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Nov 29