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Top places to not study and escape the crowds

By Natalie Chu & Iciar Fernandez  You’ve spent four hours sitting at the library, reading the same paragraph three times without understanding any of it, looking at your phone to check the time every three minutes, and staring at the wall for longer than anyone should stare at a wall for. You know it’s time…

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Student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas

By Iciar Fernandez  Last Monday, everyone gathered at the Gallery to hear fifteen teams try to convince the audience to use their vote as a catalyst for their venture to jump from paper to life. From healthcare solutions to environmental proposals and everything in between, the students presented their business ideas to win a cash…

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Science entrepreneurship could be the path for cancer prevention

By Iciar Fernandez Seevasant Indran is a PhD student working on a project that studies mutations, changes and behavior of normal cells that might become carcinogenic. As someone who prefers to do science rather than business, he turned to eHub to find out how he can transform his research into a commercial service. Tell us…

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UBC student suggests a new way to collect waste

By Iciar Fernandez During his first year at UBC, Cole realized that the waste collection services on campus were quite inefficient. There was garbage everywhere. He came up with an idea to improve this service and he turned to eHub for guidance and advice about how to pitch his proposal to Building Operations and make…

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A Short History of The Norm Theatre

By Natalie Chu When the Old SUB closed for renovations in 2016, the Norm Theatre said goodbye too. It was a well-loved place on campus that held film screenings and conferences for all. The Old SUB reopened as the UBC Life Building. And, after a three and a half year hiatus the Norm Theatre is…

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