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5 Easy No-Cook Recipes You Need to Try

5 Easy No-Cook Recipes You Need to Try

Summer is in full swing and with sunnier days, you probably have filled your days with outdoor activities that keep you busy. What better way to save time by preparing your meals in advance, and even better, without having to …

5 Ways to Get Moving with Friends

5 Ways to Get Moving with Friends

Summer is officially here, and with the province-wide restrictions easing, what fun way to celebrate by going outdoors and staying active with some friends!

The following are some ways to get moving with friends:

 

 

1. Go on

Drowning Prevention Week: July 18 – 24, 2021

Drowning Prevention Week: July 18 – 24, 2021

July and August mean sunny skies, busy beaches and lots of people out on the water. While rivers, lakes, and oceans may provide a way to escape the heat this summer, July and August also see a spike in drowning

Best Places to Relax on Campus

Best Places to Relax on Campus

The UBC campus is a beautiful space to explore and it has something for everyone! Whether you’re looking to roam winding paths for hours, or you just want to get out of your office or your house, we’ve compiled some …

Everything you need to know about joining a Thunderbirds Sport Club!

Everything you need to know about joining a Thunderbirds Sport Club!

So what is “TSC” anyways? 

UBC Thunderbird Sport Clubs is a highly competitive student-led athletic program that aims to make competitive sport more accessible on campus. Home to over 300 student-athletes across 14 different teams, becoming a UBC Thunderbird and …

Move U Crew 5-Day Challenge

Move U Crew 5-Day Challenge

From July 12 to July 16, your Move U Crew is challenging you to get active and get moving in a variety of ways! Each day will have a different challenge for you to complete for a chance to win …

Photo Cred: Bronwyn Davies

Quiz: What Running Shoe Should I Get?

by Ben Lipovski

If you are new to running, or even a veteran for that matter, picking a new running shoe can feel almost impossible! There are so many brands, models, and terms which may feel foreign to many! Ben, …

5 Beaches to Explore in Vancouver

5 Beaches to Explore in Vancouver

Photo Credit: https://unsplash.com/@jnnfrchn

The winter semester has come and gone and seasons are changing from Spring to Summer (officially) on June 20!

Goodbye Vancouver rain and hello summer sun! This summer, take some time for yourself, pack a picnic, and …

Easy & delicious recipes to try at home

Easy & delicious recipes to try at home

Miss dining out and food delivery just doesn’t taste as good? Be your own chef! These easy and delicious recipes will not only present you a satisfying meal but also a fulfilling cooking experience. They take around 30 minutes to …

ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge

ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge

ParticipACTION is Canada’s physical activity promotion brand encouraging Canadians to move more throughout their day. This month they are hosting the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge, a Canada-wide, month-long physical activity initiative that encourages Canadians to get active in search …