Another year, another plethora of sports events and newsworthy stories to choose from. Here are our top ten UBC sports stories of 2018. What are yours?
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Who can be bothered to properly round a sidewalk corner? Not only is it an incredible waste of time but it looks ridiculous too! Is the expectation really that you walk straight for a section, rotate your waist 90 degrees and continue walking?
Currently, the ministry is only seeking a contract to create the service. An implementation date has yet to be set.
The initiative is already halfway to its $100,000 goal, with two months to go before its first birthday.
“Even ridiculous things like not having a bathroom for your gender anywhere near where you work — that’s just like a subtle sign that you don’t belong there.”
UBC's underwater hockey club, which has roughly 30 regular players, even has athletes representing their countries at some of the highest echelons of the sport.
UBC’s Early Alert system, designed to flag students facing mental health challenges, continues to expand as more and more referrals are made through it each year. In 2018, there were over 2,000 alerts.
The award, whose inaugural recipients include eight UBC students, was announced by Premier John Horgan in May 2018.
Entitled CleanBC, the plan aims to reduce pollution from energy consumption in the province and diversify the economy towards “greener” industries.
The John H. MacDonald Awards are held every year to celebrate student journalism across the country and we were lucky enough to took home five out of thirteen awards we were nominated for.
Wins at War Memorial in Canada West? 4/4. Wins elsewhere? 2/6.
The UBC men’s hockey team was soundly beaten by the Mount Royal Cougars in their first two games of 2019 this past weekend: 2-5 and 1-6 respectively.
Certain pieces are challenging — you will either understand their aim, or you won’t. Indian Candy is an example of this, featuring bright candy coloured portraits of wild buffalo, Geronimo and a warrant letter to arrest Sitting Bull.
Ah, I see you eyeing my Fjallkinsporschel backpack. Do it’s bulging pockets entice you? The rain soaked stains mesmerize you? Would you believe me if I told you everything I own fits into this bag?
Speakeasy has also moved to a new location on the third floor of the Nest and now accepts bookings online, which Fleming says also could contribute to the new surge in visits.