Rachel Ong


Lake Louise was the Disneyland of lakes, complete with its very own castle. I had gotten a sneak peek the night before right as the sun was setting, but by the next morning, it felt like I was stepping through the streets of Downtown Disney.

UBC students have united on Facebook to bring you “UBC Free Food.” This is a real-time feed where you can get your on-campus snack fix when you can’t hear yourself think over your growling stomach. Let the feast begin!

Some profs will also require you to have the exact same pagination as them, meaning it’s probably some obscure copy that was only produced five years ago. Find what books work for you and what won’t. Happy studying!

Your social life as a student is one of your number one priorities, so we’ve brought you a bunch of social apps that will give your online persona an ego boost and make it impossible for you to pay attention in class.

Tucked away at the end of the Endowment lands is UBC’s best kept secrets: The Botanical Gardens. It currently houses some of the world’s most comprehensive collections of plant life and has an international presence.

Selling new/gently used clothing is one of the easiest and quickest ways to make money. Campus life makes it even easier than before, so you don’t have to lug your clothes in garbage bags to a consignment store.

The art of note taking has been around since the dawn of time and students of today couldn’t be more familiar with it. Note taking has so easily transformed from blue ink stains,to the droning clicking of keyboards.

The new system will have an “alert” setup for any content that is missing metadata that is essential for copyright purposes. The incomplete material in question will then be flagged if the copyright status needs to be updated.

UBC’s hidden garden oasis is the perfect place to hold hands, take a peaceful walk and get away from the stress of student life. Forget your worries among the canopy of trees on the Greenheart Treewalk.

Did you feel like a storm cloud was following you around all of October? If yes, don’t worry — it wasn’t just your imagination. It rained a whopping 28 out of the 31 days of October this year, breaking the record of October 1985.

The entire UBC campus has band together in support of Movember’s great charities and raising awareness for men’s health issues. There are so many exciting events happening this year that we needed to make a list to keep track of them all.

UBC's counselling services have come under fire for long wait times, among other things. But what is the story behind your counselling wait, sometimes as long as two weeks? How does counselling decide how long you will wait? Who are your counsellors?

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