Royal Roads University

Athena Madan is an assistant professor in the school of humanitarian studies at Royal Roads University. (Contributed photo)

Royal Roads professor shares one man’s harrowing tale

H. was recruited into the cocaine industry at nine years old

Athena Madan is an assistant professor in the school of humanitarian studies at Royal Roads University. (Contributed photo)
Lekwungen dancers and singers perform at Royal Roads as part of the university’s National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations Thursday. Hundreds of people attended the festivities which included canoe landing protocol practice, a canoe challenge and rides, as well as children’s games, traditional food and workshops. The festivities continued at West Shore Parks and Recreation with more performance and booths. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations underway

Hundreds gather at Royal Roads University in Colwood

Lekwungen dancers and singers perform at Royal Roads as part of the university’s National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations Thursday. Hundreds of people attended the festivities which included canoe landing protocol practice, a canoe challenge and rides, as well as children’s games, traditional food and workshops. The festivities continued at West Shore Parks and Recreation with more performance and booths. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Songhees Nation, Royal Roads plan for future of Colwood site

Framework agreement outlines objectives for DND site if ownership is passed to Songhees Nation

Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
As part of Royal Roads University’s Inside Out Prison exchange program, 13 students (known as outside students) learn alongside 13 offenders (known as inside students) at William Head Institution in Metchosin. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Royal Roads program breaking down barriers from behind bars

Program allows students to learn alongside offenders inside prison

As part of Royal Roads University’s Inside Out Prison exchange program, 13 students (known as outside students) learn alongside 13 offenders (known as inside students) at William Head Institution in Metchosin. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Symposium discussion at Royal Roads University for gender equity in sport brought together former and current Canadian National team athletes and coaches. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Royal Roads University hosts symposium for gender equity in sport

One barrier to sports addressed was lack of physical education in schools

Symposium discussion at Royal Roads University for gender equity in sport brought together former and current Canadian National team athletes and coaches. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)