Post Tagged with: "Vancouver"

Boxing portrayed through the art of dance

Boxing portrayed through the art of dance

April 3, 2014 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Audience members will get to sit ringside at a new show documenting the world of boxing through contemporary dance in Vancouver. The performance takes place tomorrow and Saturday at theRead More

Looking to catch a wave? Try surfing right here in Vancouver

Looking to catch a wave? Try surfing right here in Vancouver

April 3, 2014 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A lot of boarding happens in Vancouver – whether it’s snowboarding, skateboarding or boarding cruise ships – but few Vancouverites know that you can surf here, if only for aRead More

Meet the UBC ‘supermileage’ car

Meet the UBC ‘supermileage’ car

April 2, 2014 at 5:27 pm Comments are Disabled

UBC students have built a new car designed to reduce fuel usage, and they’ll be taking it to Texas in April to test it against other designs. The student-designed prototypeRead More

Vancouver Cherry Blossom festival begins tomorrow

Vancouver Cherry Blossom festival begins tomorrow

April 2, 2014 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Vancouver is at its most beautiful when the cherry trees are in bloom, but the moment to appreciate their beauty is a fleeting window in time. Luckily, the Vancouver CherryRead More

Poet set to surprise at Verses Festival of Words

Poet set to surprise at Verses Festival of Words

April 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Burlesque meets modern dance meets poetry in C.R. Avery’s upcoming performance at the Verses Festival of Words on April 6. Avery is turning the release of his new poetry bookRead More

TED Talks streamed at Langara library draw small crowd

TED Talks streamed at Langara library draw small crowd

March 26, 2014 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Despite TED Talks being streamed live at Langara last week, few students attended.

TED Talks is an annual conference where live speakers come together to talk about innovative ideas and inspiring topics.

This year the 30th annual meeting of TED was held in Vancouver with tickets being sold at $7,500 and higher.

Langara transfer students have weak performance

Langara transfer students have weak performance

March 19, 2014 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Despite sending more transfer students to UBC than any other institution in the province, in the past Langara transfers have had some of the lowest grades upon being admitted. LangaraRead More

Amir Yousefi and Patrick Tam members of the Langara Hangout group on campus.

Langara Hangout group inspires social activities among students

March 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

That’s why Langara student Patrick Tam created the Langara Hangout group, a Facebook group where students can make friends in an informal environment.

“Some people think we are here to study, go to school and that’s it,” he said.

So far the group has nearly 100 members, and students at UBC have already reached out to the group to plan a joint event.

Marpole residents seek more park space as development booms

Marpole residents seek more park space as development booms

February 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Marpole’s community plan focuses on new housing developments, but residents want more park spaces. Over the last two years, city planners have worked with residents, businesses and other stakeholders toRead More

Booze laws not bringing much change to Langara campus

Booze laws not bringing much change to Langara campus

February 20, 2014 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

British Columbia’s liquor laws are changing, so what will that mean for Langara students? Not much it seems. Justice Minister Suzanne Anton announced earlier this year that the government wouldRead More