Portal Blog

Portal Launch Rescheduled

July 10, 2011

The strike is over. Students return to classes on the 12th. So that leaves us here at Portal wondering what to do with our 750 copies of the magazine that we just have laying around. We think a party should do the trick….

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New Artwork Now Up

July 10, 2011

What goes better with the flow of creative words than beautiful artwork and photographs? All the artwork featured in the 2011 print edition of Portal is now up on the website. You can find the links to all the pieces here. The Portal team loves…

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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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