Engineers succeed in concrete toboggan competition

1 day, 20 hours agoWhat do engineers do for fun? They race down ski hills in toboggans made of concrete. Last weekend, UBC Engineers travelled to Ottawa to compete in the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) with great success.

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Men's volleyball loses a close matchup with TRU

After falling to the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack 3-1 on Friday, the Thunderbirds got another crack at them Saturday. After a close match, the Wolfpack once again gained a victory, winning the fifth and final set with a score of 20-18.

Women’s hockey finishes out regular season, splits the weekend

After splitting a series in Lethbridge a weekend ago, the women’s hockey team was back at UBC to take on the Regina Cougars in a two-game series. The ’Birds took Friday night’s game by a score of 3-0 before losing a heartbreaker on Saturday, 3-2.

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Men's rugby heads to California to take on Golden Bears

UBC men’s rugby team headed south to Berkeley, California for the annual World Cup face-off against long-time rivals the University of California, Berkeley Golden Bears. The game has a 11 a.m. kickoff Saturday and will be broadcasted on the PAC-12.

I challenge UBC to get 1,500 fans to a game a month

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.