Portal Blog

Final Touches Before We Send the Magazine to Print

July 10, 2011

The anticipation is high on the Portal team. We’re in the final stages of proofreading and everything is coming together beautifully. The magazine will be sent to print on Monday. We’ve got an eye catching cover, stunning art on the inside, and a…

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The Portal Presale!

July 7, 2011

Order Portal copies in advance on March 9th. How can this be? The magazine is still being proofread, things are still being finalized, and the stars have not yet aligned. Well, this Wednesday March 9th, you will be able to pay for your…

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Alumni Archives Project

July 7, 2011

We now have a page on the website dedicated to the Portal Alumni Web Archives Project. It outlines exactly how to get involved in this project if you have contributed to or worked at Portal in its 20-year history at VIU. The Portal to the Past…

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Non-Fiction Now Online

July 2, 2011

Non-fiction from the 2011 edition of Portal magazine is now up on the website. You’ll find links to all seven pieces here. The selections this year focus on themes of nature, adventure, and growing up. We hope you enjoy reading them. You will also find…

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Masthead Spotlight: Designer

July 1, 2011

Welcome to Masthead Spotlight! This is where we shed some light on what exactly members of the Portal team are up to, and what their fancy titles entail. Designer is a pretty broad title. What exactly is being designed here? Tonia Laird is…

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A Note From the Editor & Happy September!

July 1, 2011

It’s September 1 and that means school starts in less than a week! It will be sad to say goodbye to summer, but like they say, on to bigger and better things. And by that I mean another edition of Portal begins. A new…

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