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How to Not Fry Your Eyeballs During Monday’s Eclipse

How to Not Fry Your Eyeballs During Monday’s Eclipse

Solar viewing glasses have been sold out of official carriers for weeks—so of course people are cashing in online. Beware.

Summer Camp Gives Refugee Kids a Chance to Connect

Summer Camp Gives Refugee Kids a Chance to Connect

UBC students behind the East Vancouver Newcomer Camp draw on the power of sport to help kids feel at home.

Month-to-Month: How 2 UBC Administrators Live on $8,700 a Month in Vancouver

Month-to-Month: How 2 UBC Administrators Live on $8,700 a Month in Vancouver

Parents, dog owners and super-full-time workers Joanna and Chris have got it all figured out.

UBC Study Delivers The Ultimate Buzzkill: Red Bull Doesn’t Really Give You Wings

UBC Study Delivers The Ultimate Buzzkill: Red Bull Doesn’t Really Give You Wings

Mixing Red Bull with your vodka might make you feel more drunk, but according to researchers it's just the power of marketing.

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.

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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

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...