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Places to Be: Bugaboo Provincial Park

1 day, 13 hours agoTucked away in eastern BC, just before Alberta, Bugaboo Provincial Park is one of those gems that our trip-planner Ori insisted we had to do before the season closed. Any hope of finding signal was long gone and we were blankly staring at a badly-pi

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New Aquatic Centre will be open to public in January 2017

“There is excitement for the space from the academic faculties,” said Stephane Delisle, senior manager of programs and facilities at the Aquatic Centre. “Due to the accessibility of the facility, there are physical therapy and rehabilitation capabili

The UBC rowing program is at the top of its game

After a couple more competitions in Victoria and Boston, the teams headed to the Niagara Region in early November for the Canadian University Rowing Championships, which was held in the small city of Welland, Ontario. Men’s team coach Mike Pearce emp

Men's basketball extinguish the Heat 96-49, extend record to 8-0

Birds kept getting buckets in whatever way they liked, whereas Heat players threw one brick after another in the face of stifling Birds’ defence. Full-court pressure from the Birds forced consecutive turnovers from the Heat and turned the majority o

Men's hockey splits weekend against the Calgary Dinos

Winning 2-1 on Friday night, UBC found themselves going into the Christmas break on a loss as Calgary came back Saturday to defeat the T-Birds 4-1. With these two results, the ’Birds go into Winter break with a 5-10-1 record. They now sit in s

Places to Be: The Grand Sentinel

Our objective was the Grand Sentinel — to summit the 100+ metre obelisk quartzite rock tower via the southeast arête, referred to as ‘Cardiac Arête’. The pillar was located on the back side of Pinnacle Mountain in Banff National Park, also kno

The games UBC eSports plays — and how to play them

Hearthstone somehow isn’t an actual physical card game. Then again, instead of being a Thunderbird and making coach Butenschon proud, I’m still playing NHL games on my PlayStation, so who am I to judge?