For the third time in three days, the UBC men's basketball team hit the court in Doug Mitchell Sports Centre for the CIS Final 8 Championship. The ’Birds beat the University of Ottawa Gee-Gee's to capture fifth place.
UBC won last night. Okay, maybe the score was 109-101 in Ryerson's favour. Maybe we won't be going to the semifinals of the CIS Final 8 tournament. Maybe we won't win the national title. But UBC won last night.
The CIS Final 8 tournament is off to a great start. Carleton University and Dalhousie University will face each other in the CIS semifinal. Calgary and McGill are next to take the floor before the Thunderbirds take on Ryerson.
A St. Patrick's Day's sold out quarterfinal game where UBC looks to upset the first place seed, followed by an after-party not to be remembered, is going to go down in campus history. Win or lose, it's to show what campus culture could be.
The playoffs are winding down for the ’Birds, but one T-Bird team is still left standing. Women's volleyball finished fourth at the CIS tournament and men's basketball is prepared to host the CIS Final 8 tournament by claiming bronze in Canada West.
UBC's women's hockey team has claimed the Canada West title. The three-game series came to a close Sunday afternoon when, after the final whistle, the T-Birds were up 2-1. They will now head the CIS quarterfinals in Calgary on March 17.
Last week, we published the NSF's science literacy quiz. Overall, us UBCers are way more scientifically literate than the average American. So congrats, even if it is a small victory. But the results also showed some gaps in UBC’s science knowledge.
The Thunderbird Sports Clubs just added five new teams to their roster for the 2016-2017 season. The quidditch, water polo, cycling sport, dragon boat and equestrian teams will all be making the switch from AMS Club to Thunderbird Sports Club.
Think you can dance for five hours straight? That's exactly what UBC Free the Children and Evolution EDC wants you to do to raise money for Free the Children — an international charity — and their clean water and sanitation programs.
For you, tonight just might your last night of the homework-free bliss of reading week. For Diana Lee and Adrienne Parkin, it's so much more. Both are fifth-year athletes on the Thunderbirds women's basketball team and tonight is senior night.
Imagine a piece of PlayDoh with two marbles in it. If you stretch the clay, the distance between the marbles increases. If you squish it, the distance decreases. That's what gravity waves do, but with nothing pushing or pulling the clay.
"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 received $27 million today appoint 31 professors as Canada Research Chairs. The announcement was made this morning by Kirsty Duncan, Member of Parliament and Minister of Science. Across Canada 305 Chairs were appointed.
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.
I know, I know — enough of the football coverage. The season's over and you're still talking about them, seriously? Yes, seriously. Someone made a football pump up video from footage of this season's Vanier Cup winning run and it's spectacular.