If the Thunderbirds want to win Winter Classic in front of thousands of UBC students, faculty and staff, they'll need to find some hidden offensive power and come out swinging against the Manitoba Bison.
While the result could have been better, the public skate beforehand and the game itself did generate a positive environment for those in attendance.
Skating provides a great reminder during this hectic time of year, which is that it is best to stay chill and alert so that obstacles don’t make you fall on your face. Every breath is exhaled as a white cloud, the ice is crisp and the feeling is rejuvenating.
This year’s Thunderstruck volleyball festival game was a success for women in sport and the UBC women’s volleyball team.
“What we have been trying to do is tailor an entry point for [athletes] to come in and to know how they can use skill set and their platform to really advance climate justice’’
Eli Pasquale, a legend in UVic basketball and a pain for T-Birds players throughout the early 1980s, passed away on November 4th after a battle with cancer. The Olympian helped grow the sport both on the island and throughout the country.
From my experience, yoga is especially helpful for reducing pain from tight muscles. Yoga positions can target back pain, a common occurrence for the typical college student as well as other areas that get tight from sitting in class or in the library all day long.
Still, the idea of playing on a playground is foreign to most adults who view playgrounds as relics of the past. Yet are we really too old to be playing on playgrounds?
Riding a bike offers an experience that is distinctly unique. With the same energy exertion, you can go further with a bike than you can when you run — and unlike when you are in a car or bus, you are actively moving as you push down on the pedals.
Recess is a break from work or school in favour of spending time mindlessly engaged in a task. While it can appear difficult to fit in time to play with coursework, this column is intended to provide people with a bi-weekly challenge to get outside, if only for ten minutes.
The first time Nico McEown stepped onto the court at War Memorial Gymnasium, he was trying out for the men’s basketball team. While he wouldn’t make the team, the experience would still provide him with an opportunity to get involved with UBC athletics.
While the city of Vancouver is no stranger to playoff disappointment, UBC knows this feeling much well as of late — it’s time to break that curse.
With a spot in the Canada West quarterfinals on the line, the tension was palpable throughout the entire game. Even with home court on their side, the T-Birds would lose narrowly 67-64, ending their playoff hopes for this year.
The schedule now gets easier for UBC, as they will host the Manitoba Bisons this coming weekend before traveling to Regina to finish the season against the last-place Cougars.