UBC Telescope Searching For 'Smoking Gun' Of How Universe Began

CBC | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

UBC scientists in Antarctica have launched a telescope that will hopefully reveal what happened at the very beginning of the Big Bang. SPIDER — ...

Chinook Salmon Could Be Wiped Out By 2100: Study

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - New climate-change research involving a University of British Columbia scientist predicts that one of the West Coast's most prized salmon ...

'Super-Earth' Confirmed By Canadian Astronomer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A team of astronomers, including one from the University of British Columbia, has confirmed the existence of a new "Super-Earth" planet in a galaxy fa...

B.C. Post-Secondary Presidents Are Spending Like Rock Stars

Jordan Bateman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

If these expenses are an example of presidents acting frugally in the face of funding shortfalls, taxpayers should be very concerned.

Only Rich International Students Can Apply To B.C. College

CBC | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is building an exclusive new college at a cost of more than $127 million, but Canadian students need not apply. T...

For Pete's Sake: 4th Car Gets Stuck On UBC Stairs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We are running out of jokes and puns. On the same day that the University of British Columbia installed pylons to prevent more cars from driving down ...

This Is Getting Ridiculous

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The University of British Columbia may add hardware to some exterior stairs where three vehicles have managed to get stuck in the last two weeks. O...

This Happened TWICE On The Same Stairs Within A Week

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The University of British Columbia may want to look into some new signage. Or more bollards. For the second time in a week, a car got stuck on a se...

B.C. ISIS Research Centre Changes Name Over Other ISIS

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What started out as a reference to an Egyptian goddess has turned into an association with a terrorist group. The ISIS Research Centre at the Unive...

Former B.C. Premier's Alzheimer's Prompts $9.1 Million Donation

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Canadian diamond miner is donating $9.1 million for Alzheimer's research because his longtime friend — and former B.C. premier — Bill Bennett is...

LOOK: B.C.'s Big Beautiful Trees Are Online

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Here in B.C. we have an abundance of large, gorgeous trees. But some are so big and beautiful that we can't get them out of our heads (who could fo...

37 Signs You Went To UBC

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Buchanan. Gage. Mahony's. Wreck Beach. If you know what we're talking about, you probably went to UBC. And those are just a few things that make t...

►How To Be A College Student

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

September is creeping up on us, which means the start of the school year is upon us. If you're entering university for the first time, never fear: ...

15-Year-Old Wins $80,000 B.C. University Scholarship

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 15-year-old student has been awarded an $80,000 scholarship to attend the University of British Columbia. Cheng Xie is the youngest of 40 Canadia...

Prof Accused Of Taping Students Undressing

CBC | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A former associate professor of kinesiology at UBC has been charged for allegedly secretly recording video of students as they were getting changed fo...

UBC Improves Safety Features Following Sex Assaults

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The University of British Columbia says along with new professors and new courses, students at the institution's Point Grey campus will se...

Police On Twitter Not Totally A Good Thing: UBC Study

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When a gunman killed three Mounties, wounded two others and then led police on a manhunt through Moncton, N.B., Twitter quickly emerged as...

Cops To Crack Down On Full Moon Beach Party

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Facebook event called "Vancouver Full Moon Beach Party" has over 7,000 attendees, but RCMP are vowing to bury the shindig in the sand. Organized ...

The Coolest Classroom Yet

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

How would you like to take a university class in a centuries-old Asian structure? The University of British Columbia has built a 65 square-metre yu...

UBC Grad's Greatest Memory

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Well, that kind of backfired. To get students excited about graduation, the University of British Columbia created a #UBCGrad hashtag and posted la...


The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

You'll never have to feel shame over your sad-looking paper crane again. A Vancouver master's student has created a form of paper that — wait for...

RCMP And Beach-Goers Should Leave Wreck Beach Alone

Ian Tootill | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ian Tootill

The RCMP's decision to place a tent at Wreck Beach full time for several hours a day is both unacceptable and dumb. However, some beach-goers have decided to circulate a petition making several demands. Also dumb.

LOOK: B.C. Winners Of National Architecture Awards

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three buildings in British Columbia have earned national recognition with the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. Awarded by the Royal Arc...

LOOK: Exam Procrastination At Its Finest

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's final exam time for university students across this great nation, and that means said students across said great nation are probably doing one th...

Minister Warned Of LNG Emissions

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses...