By Patty Wellborn on April 18, 2019
Miranda Hart digs dirt. The biology professor in UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences is a researcher and naturalist who has dedicated her career to studying microbes in soil. Specifically, she investigates how soil biodiversity helps ecosystems function, and what happens when we destroy this life in our soils.
By Patty Wellborn on April 11, 2019
After a winter with below-average temperatures, Okanagan residents are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel—and it just so happens to be the sun.
By Nathan Skolski on February 13, 2019
The way many people discover romance is undergoing a radical shift. Where once we may have met our romantic partners in the checkout line at the grocery store, the norm has shifted to connecting online first. How did this happen and what does it mean for the future of romance?
By Christine Zeindler on January 7, 2019
It’s New Year’s and you have great aspirations. You’ve made resolutions, this is your year, and you’re going to make great strides to improve your lifestyle. But how?
By Craig Carpenter on December 17, 2018
Here is a list of 12 things to do on a student budget to keep the holiday blahs at bay and fill you with just the right amount of holiday cheer.
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By Bud Mortenson on December 3, 2018
Indigenous leader Grand Chief Stewart Phillip received an honorary degree at the University of British Columbia’s fall convocation ceremony on November 28.
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By Patty Wellborn on November 7, 2018
When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997, it opened consumer opportunities that the residents of China had never previously accessed. Now, tensions continue to escalate, as those who live there feel invaded by those who shop there.
By Patty Wellborn on October 3, 2018
A perennial favourite for countless Canadians during Thanksgiving is the iconic turkey dinner. And while turkeys are well known for their meat, it is virtually unheard of to eat their eggs.
By Patty Wellborn on December 7, 2017
In a new study published in Nature, a team of international researchers have discovered the answer to a scientific mystery that has gone unsolved in the Amazon Rainforest for the past 10 years.
By Nathan Skolski on November 15, 2017
J.J. had a choice. Continue to consume a daily cocktail of diabetes medication or change the way he eats.