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Student website reduces food waste and helps people in need

UBC Okanagan student Raja Wariach has created a website that directly connects people in need of food with farmers and orchardists who have excess to give. The website, http://www.gleanok.com/, was originally intended to be Okanagan specific. However, Wariach is currently in the process of expanding the website to include the entire country. He decided to […]

Garrett Hamilton-Smith, community outreach rep for APEGBC, works with first-year engineering student Nicole Israel on an edible car.

Student engineers fuelled by car consumption

In celebration of National Engineering and Geosciences Month, the first Okanagan edible car competition was held Wednesday, March 3, in the Fipke Centre Atrium at UBC Okanagan. Students were challenged to design and build moving edible cars using only materials provided on site. The cars were judged on how fast they made it down a […]