From Shrum bowl misery to U Sports glory, the 2010s were a busy decade for Thunderbirds football.
Men's rugby and basketball earned big wins respectively over the weekend and will look to carry that winning momentum into the new decade.
Bonus points for blasting Frank Sinatra throughout this entire process to give it an authentic GoodFellas vibe.
TransLink identified recruitment and retention as a significant challenge in their latest business plan, attributing the turnover to a highly competitive market and a lack of trained professionals.
Hockey has become a political battleground in the last few weeks over comments by the likes of Don Cherry and Jessica Allen over topics like Immigration in Canada. But while arguments fly, many have failed to account for immigrant voices themselves.
Both the UBC men’s and women’s soccer teams are heading to the U Sports National Championships after taking gold and silver respectively in the Canada West finals over the weekend.
Hayden, 35, was already one of the most decorated Canadian Olympic swimmers ever when he initially retired after winning a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics.
By beating the Calgary Dinos, UBC women's rugby captured its first Canada West conference championship in the 20-year history of the program.
It took over a month but the Thunderbirds finally claimed their first win of the Canada West season Friday night in Regina, beating the Rams 33–28.
At 3 p.m. on Tuesday, students gathered for a rally in solidarity with Hong Kong, wearing protester garb, giving speeches and holding moments of silence.
For the UBC Thunderbirds football team, Saturday’s Homecoming loss to bitter rivals University of Calgary Dinos was a hard pill to swallow.
The Thunderbirds men’s hockey team went into the third period down four goals to NCAA powerhouse Wisconsin. Nothing could have prepared the spectators for what was about to happen.
For the ’Birds, their first test of the season was most definitely a game to forget.
The UBC Thunderbirds may have walked away with a 3–0 from Friday night’s showdown with the American powerhouse University of Wisconsin Badgers, but that doesn’t mean that they didn’t leave everything out on the ice.
Over 3,000 fans were in attendance as the Thunderbirds took care of business and defeated the Western Washington Vikings in their final pre-season game 2–0.