Author Archives : Lorenzo Schober


About Lorenzo Schober

Lorenzo is Y57’s Sr. News Producer. Being in charge of covering hard hitting events and local news pieces that pertain to Vancouver youth, he is constantly on-the-go looking for a new story. He currently studies Communications at Simon Fraser University and is an avid fan of motorcycle culture. Originally from the Okanagan, he loves the diversity Vancouver has to offer and thinks the Grouse Grind never gets old.


RIVULETS: reviewed

The profound and almost prophetic ideas and concepts that King touches on and personifies can be summed up in one phrase; reality altering As the echoes of the RUSH concert resonating from Rogers Arena competed in volume with the screaming One […]


Food Culture Renaissance

The Fraser Valley Food Show, an annual exhibition and celebration of local food, produce and innovation, dominated the Abbotsford Tradex Centre October 3rd to 5th. The infectious sense of community captured visitor and vendors alike as they explored their way […]


Your guide to the underground world of AlleyCat races

Bike couriers are found in most metropolitan cities. They serve as a fundamental backchannel for businesses to relay messages, reports, legal documents, and project proposals between each other. Vancouver is no exception. With couriers using their knowledge of back alleyways, […]


Festival Season hits the Valley

At one point in the day, while the hoards of anxious spectators stared in awe at high-flying motocross, gnarly grinds, and the aerial prowess of seasoned BMX talent, the temperature hit its peak at +40 degrees. They don’t capitalize on […]


Vancouver hosts exclusive Youth Can Do Conference

With literally weeks until the events debut in Vancouver, tickets to the Youth Can Do Conference seem to be selling like no other. The premiere event is to be held on  May 1st and lasts the entire weekend. Open to students and […]


Perspectives on the Pipeline: The Northern Gateway Project

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed like other Canadians, that the media has been pervaded with prolific images, articles, and broadcasts concerning the Northern Gateway Project. The proposed 1,180km long pipeline project is headed by the Alberta […]


The Italian Film Festival: Mambo Italiano

The two women directly behind me would not shut up. Their riveting conversation captured detailed descriptions of what they had prepared for their families for dinner the previous night, who they saw at lunch earlier today, and how good-looking each […]


Angels of the Downtown Eastside

On Saturday December 7th 2013 the Union Gospel Mission served over 3000 meals at their 73rd Annual Christmas Dinner. At the Union Gospel Mission’s main facility on the corner of Princess and East Hastings Street, a bustling crowd was already […]


Holiday Craft Fairs aren’t just for Hipsters and Grannies

The Christmas season is finally upon us, and with it comes a time of stressed out shoppers looking for that unique gift for their loved ones. This year, instead of getting lost in the sea of consumers that crowd the […]


What is Alternative Media?

Alternative media is media you can access that is not government or corporate funded. It offers multiple perspectives on matters and events that might be overlooked by mainstream media by incorporating a platform for voices of minority groups to be […]