Isabelle Commerford


Get excited because the women’s volleyball team is taking over this edition of the T-Birds 5-on-5! There may be five years between these five teammates, but they are united by their supreme skills on the court as well as their fondness for Justin Bieber.

The T-Birds are leaving behind a glorious series of victories achieved in the month of November, but will soon have a break – after finals are complete, of course. Welcome to the winter edition of the T-Birds 5-on-5.

The beginning of a new term has arrived and we have saved some of UBC's best athletes for 2016. This week’s T-Birds 5-on-5 features five athletes who make a huge impact on athletics by dominating their respective fields, courts, pools and rinks.

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.

Struggling to cope with the horrors of midterms? Need the scoop on the best study spaces on campus? Looking for St. Patrick’s Day plans? Pull a hamstring? UBC athletes have all the answers you seek plus more in this edition of the T-Birds 5-on-5.

In an edition of 5-on-5 published for Valentine’s Day, one of the athletes participating on behalf of the men’s rowing team mentioned his crush on Olympic athlete and ’Bird Elizabeth Gleadle. As of March, the couple have been together for 11 months.

This edition of the T-Birds 5-on-5 allowed athletes to respond candidly to the hard-hitting issues that all Thunderbirds are talking about – Vanessa Carlton music, CiTR fame, UBC’s birthday and the letter C.

On more than one occasion, squirrels from the surrounding treetops have been making their way into the windows of unsuspecting victims in Place Vanier. It is believed that they are plotting to pilfer all of the sacred exam-time snacks.

The T-Birds are gearing up for a great year in sports now that some fresh faces have made their way through the impossible bookstore lines into UBC’s classrooms. Five rookies are kicking off the semester with some hard truths about their athletic goa

Thou shalt not poo adjacent to an occupied stall. Thou shalt not poo when the minute hand is between 50 and 59. Thou shalt not poo in the Pharmaceutical Sciences building because they already have enough to handle without your mess.

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