What rhymes with alma mater?

Sheldon Goldfarb’s history of UBC covers its start in 1915, with 400 registered students, many of whom were actually fighting overseas in Europe. Today, the campus boasts over 50,000 students. REVIEW

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NEWS & EVENTS

Bering up nicely

Stephen R. Bown’s account of the doomed expedition of Vitus Bering, Island of the Blue Foxes, was the lone B.C.-published book… FULL STORY

Jack of two trades

Jack Schofield of Mayne Island flew, for 20 years, as a commercial seaplane pilot along the full stretch of coastal… FULL STORY

Mercer a double winner

“Parks have always been my passion,” says George Mercer, “and after a long career and being blessed with good health… FULL STORY

The Random Ambassador

Wendy Morton started the Random Acts of Poetry movement, which encourages poets across Canada to read poems and give copies… FULL STORY

Home is where the art is

Claudette Lauzon’s book The Unmaking of Home in Contemporary Art (University of Toronto Press, 2017) was featured at the Audain Gallery in… FULL STORY

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