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Every New Year many of us aspire to be healthier. Yet, 12 days into 2016, many students have already failed to follow through on their fitness and health goals. Here are some suggestions to get you back on track.

Starting this past New Year, BC Liquor in Wesbrook Village is closing two hours earlier than normal. Instead of being open until 9 p.m. from Monday through Saturday, they are now closing at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

The most lovable vending machine — also known as “The Hugging Coca Cola Machine” — is back at UBC. Standing tall in the SRC is Coca Cola’s signature red and white text with the words “Hug Me” front and centre. It’s kind of hard to miss.

I used to enjoy the surprise, delight and envy on others’ faces upon discovering my age, but now it's like beating a dead horse. After years of living as a member of this statistical minority, I’ve become completely desensitized to their reactions.

There’s a lot of pressure on the month of January to magically produce new habits, commitments, and even whole new selves. Whether or not they eventually come to fruition, what matters is starting the year by reflecting on things that matter to you.

As coach of the less-experienced BCQC, I knew we had to come out aggressively if we were to get by the Seattle-based Emerald City Admirals. The Admirals’ solid play proved too much to handle as they jumped out to an alarming 80 point lead.

The SASC’s assistant manager noticed the need for these special groups through the recurring themes that emerged during her individual sessions with students — healthy relationships, emotional empowerment and the self-care of activists.

The AMS has approved a sexual assault external policy to establish what it believes is necessary to include in the university’s new sexual assault policy. The goal of the policy is to ask UBC to reevaluate the processes and protocols in place.

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