Campus in the summer is a completely different experience, full of things to enjoy that you might not be able to do once winter semester comes around.
The fun was cut short at 10:30 PM when the bouncers at Twlevewest began kicking out all the arts students and, we can only assume, innocent bystanders who may have just really looked like poli sci majors.
The end of U-Pass season (for non-summer students) is coming. Unless you're willing to pay $172 a month for that three-zone privilege, here are some fun places to go and things to do before the dreaded end on April 30th.
The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) will be hosting a “Doggy De-Stress” event.
Those complicated economic lectures have now turned into colouring 101 — and guess what, you’re somehow still failing because it's Gateman's child teaching the class.
If you’re staying at UBC with nothing to do but homework, take some time to explore these vacation worthy spots all within driving distance. Whether you have the whole week free or just two days off work, there’s no excuse not to get away this break.
With the closing of FlipSide there is a beefy, deep fried hole in our hearts. Any place would do, just somewhere where I can get cheap fast-food fare. Sometimes a baked falafel wrap doesn’t cut it.
Remember that time AMS presidential candidate Jesse Hooton made a joke about not wanting to sound too “fruity” for saying he would be peach-flavoured Growers cider if he were an alcoholic beverage?
Although only one Yule Ball has been held since 1792 in the Harry Potter universe due to the high death tolls of Triwizard Tournaments past, the UBC Quidditch team throws a Yule Ball every year.
It’s winter season and for many of us, it’s that time where our seasonal blues kick in. Days are short, the rain pours relentlessly and the sun has been in hiding for ages.
Will some SFU student who is still angry about the meme war staple a “SFU Beedie School of Business” sign onto it?
For the first time in months water that isn’t rain ran down my face. As I stood smiling and staring into the sun, I revelled in its warmth. Forty seconds later, the clouds swallowed it up again, erasing every trace of the great warm orb.
The Calendar and Dive into UBC are hosting their third annual Arts and Culture Night this Wednesday, January 24.
On r/UBC, one computer engineering student wrote “[W]e neither confirm nor deny any connection to any such missing “E”s.” Other posters joked that this means Sauder students are now going to steal/buy/“acquire” the beloved engineering Cairn in revenge.
Join these clubs as a media expert or as someone who wants to create open lines of communication within specialized areas.
After a much needed but short break we’re already back at school. If you didn’t find time to squeeze in some winter activities between visiting family and catching up on sleep and Netflix then here are some things to do this January before the assignments start piling up.
The goal of the event is to demonstrate that the Pacific Northwest is more than just a training ground for developers, but a place where tech can prosper — and that’s hard to dispute, since nwHacks is the largest event of its kind in western Canada.
This Thursday, the UBC EDM Club is hosting a “Crowd Playlist Night” in the Pit, where the event’s music will be determined entirely by the audience. Using the app Outloud, attendees can add songs to the party’s playlist and up-vote or down-vote them. If an upcoming song has the most up-votes, it’ll be played next.
Watch as your friends sip beer and down shots, simultaneously relaxing and forgetting the stress of the coming semester. With a blood-alcohol level of 0, you can have a clear head, allowing you to remember that you should be doing readings, you have a quiz next week already and another exam season is on the horizon. Never mind.