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AMS’s Student Life and Communications Committee and UBC Recreation organized the Faculty Cup. It's open to all students from every faculty and school with the goal to bring different faculties together with the help of a little competitive nature.


The UBC Mental Health Awareness Club and Biological Sciences Society teamed up Thursday afternoon with Pets and Friends, a BC nonprofit dedicated to helping "relieve stress, increase optimism and address the basic human need for companionship."

yoga rave

While students waited in line, dressed in their most colourful rave clothing, UBC Recreation staff and volunteers handed out glow sticks as well as glow-in-the-dark body paint. The entire ballroom is pitch black with different coloured lights.

how we met

"He’s the happiest person I know. I really admire that as I have a habit of dwelling on the little things while he sees the good in almost every situation. I can’t tell you how many times he’s woken me up by laughing in his sleep."


Here’s a scenario: it’s 2 a.m., you’re on campus with your significant other and you want to get intimate. If you’re in residence, your situation is easy. But if a bed is a lengthy commute away, you are gonna have to find somewhere private.


Two days after the rainbow flag outside the old SUB was burned, the latest act of support for OUTweek, UBC's Pride Collective and the LGBTQ+ community in general has popped up on campus: someone painted the engineering cairn in rainbow colours.


We weren't allowed in to take pictures, but from what we could see, the area outside the Norm Theatre looks to be set up like some kind of high school or college hallway, complete with a basketball team banner and posters of students.


As Reddit user /u/Rivolver's friend tried to look at a portion of the UBC campus on Google Street View, he noticed something a little strange — Nazi and Japanese flags, along with army vehicles, lined Main Mall.


UBC plans to develop a new residence building by 2019 that will feature sub-$700 “micro-apartments” for students. Today, a full-sized model of one of them has been put up next to CiTR at the Nest, and everyone is welcome to take a look inside.

Jack Hauen

I think it’s really cool. It’s a really cool concept and I would live in here, but the price is a bit expensive. But the idea of letting more students live on-campus and kind of being all in this self-contained space is really cool.

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