This past Saturday, the UBC Thunderbirds defended their perfect record as they faced off against Capilano RFC tallying yet another win. UBC scored early as Brock Staller was able to capitalize on two penalty kicks giving the 'Birds an early 6-0 lead.
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Living up to their reputation as the best eSports team in North America, UBC’s League of Legends team swept their SFU counterparts on Saturday, winning with gold advantages and superior success in securing kills.
Teams from the University of Idaho and the University of Montana attended the event hosted by UBC’s Forestry Undergraduate Society Thunderjacks with the intention of honouring the strong history of lumberjacks and jills here in British Columbia.
This past weekend, UBC’s annual Faculty Cup concluded with Forestry beating out the 13 other faculties to take the top spot. Nevertheless, the combined efforts of all the faculties made for riveting tournament.
I've only been at UBC for two years and, in that time, I can count the number of times I've felt that the university is one big family on one hand — Homecoming 2014 and 2015 as well as Winter Classic 2015 and 2016.
UBC men’s rugby team headed south to Berkeley, California for the annual World Cup face-off against long-time rivals the University of California, Berkeley Golden Bears. The game has a 11 a.m. kickoff Saturday and will be broadcasted on the PAC-12.
For the first time since September, the UBC baseball team will take to the field in Lewiston, Idaho. The ’Birds’ will face three American teams from their NAIA league that include last year's World Series champions Lewis-Clarke State College.
After splitting a series in Lethbridge a weekend ago, the women’s hockey team was back at UBC to take on the Regina Cougars in a two-game series. The ’Birds took Friday night’s game by a score of 3-0 before losing a heartbreaker on Saturday, 3-2.
After falling to the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack 3-1 on Friday, the Thunderbirds got another crack at them Saturday. After a close match, the Wolfpack once again gained a victory, winning the fifth and final set with a score of 20-18.
We caught up with some athletes pursuing a degree in kinesiology for this edition of the T-Birds 5-on-5. These are the people you see on Imagine Day decked out in bright green and likely are the fittest group of people you will ever meet.
What do engineers do for fun? They race down ski hills in toboggans made of concrete. Last weekend, UBC Engineers travelled to Ottawa to compete in the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) with great success.
"I was actually a walk-on to the team. I just thought I'd try out and I ended up making it." Now Mackenzie Siddall, a second-year kinesiology student from Windsor, Ontario, plays the outfield and pitches for the Thunderbird softball team.
UBC men’s hockey team finished the regular season, narrowly securing a playoff spot. “It doesn’t matter now ... how the season ended. We go and win a couple of games in Calgary and we’ll be all right,” said Adam Shell, UBC's head coach.
Saturday provided the backdrop for a stop-and-start encounter between the men’s soccer team and WFC2, the Whitecaps affiliate team that competes in the United Soccer League. It was a scrappy, rain soaked match that saw WFC2 squeeze by the ’Birds 2-0.
Fresh off a Vanier Cup championship, football head coach Blake Nill has immediately started building a recruiting class for the 2016 season. Among the recruiting class are offensive and defensive linemen Jagroop Sandhu and Ryan Von Ende.