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Could This Be the End of Single-Family Houses in Vancouver?

Could This Be the End of Single-Family Houses in Vancouver?

UBC researcher Joseph Dahmen on why so many homes get torn down, and what should replace them.

The Ticket: Support Canada’s Refugees at UBC’s Annual Winter Benefit Gala

The Ticket: Support Canada’s Refugees at UBC’s Annual Winter Benefit Gala

UBC's International Relations Students Association aims to make a difference at 14th annual winter gala.

Power 50 2016: VanMag’s Ranking of the Year’s Most Powerful People

Power 50 2016: VanMag’s Ranking of the Year’s Most Powerful People

In a city dominated by real estate, who really runs Vancouver?

Vancouver welcomes the world’s tallest timber tower

Vancouver welcomes the world’s tallest timber tower

This hybrid of wood, concrete and steel will be a residence for UBC students

This UBC PhD student is turning old chopsticks into shelves

This UBC PhD student is turning old chopsticks into shelves

You might not want to throw away your disposable chopsticks

At weekend ‘hackathon,’ BC students pull all-nighter for healthcare

At weekend ‘hackathon,’ BC students pull all-nighter for healthcare

Innovation (and insomnia) were the name of the game at SFU-hosted ‘Lumohacks’ event

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Get to know UBC’s new president, Dr. Santa Ono

Get to know UBC’s new president, Dr. Santa Ono

Dr. Ono shares his thoughts on the power of social media, UBC, and his love of bow ties

The Van Mag follow-up: Divest UBC’s Alex Hemingway

The Van Mag follow-up: Divest UBC’s Alex Hemingway

Last week, we talked to UBC’s Philip Steenkamp about his university’s decision to vote against divestment from fossil fuels. This week, we caught up with Alex Hemingway, a PhD candidate and Divest UBC campaigner, to...

The Van Mag Q&A: UBC’s Philip Steenkamp on divestment

The Van Mag Q&A: UBC’s Philip Steenkamp on divestment

UBC's VP of external relations talks about why his university decided not to sell off its holdings in publicly-traded fossil fuel companies—and why that doesn't mean it isn't serious about climate change

When the earthquake hits, here’s the real worry (according to one UBC prof)

When the earthquake hits, here’s the real worry (according to one UBC prof)

Key takeaway: the buildings most at risk aren't always the ones you'd assume

First Hootsuite, now UBC: the PR power of Reddit

First Hootsuite, now UBC: the PR power of Reddit

Reddit's popular Vancouver forum, /r/Vancouver, has dealt some serious blows to major organizations

47. David Sidoo

47. David Sidoo

Chair, East West Petroleum