Student gains confidence as discussion section goes off topic


VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — University of British Columbia literature major Gregory Childs received a boost of confidence on Tuesday morning when the discussion section for his upper-level English course — ENGL 428, ‘Advanced Studies in Biblical and Classical Literature’ — slowly veered off track.

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How to make your own Pumpkin Spice Latte at home


Everyone loves Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte, but did you know that you can make a tastier, cheaper version at home? Here’s how to make your very own PSL:

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How your scooter makes you sexy


If you ride a scooter, it is clear that you are a two-wheeled sex god. In case you’ve forgotten why, here are eleven reasons why you keep on pushing, hard.

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My top 5 places to have sex on campus


According to some surveys, many university students enjoy having sex on campus. That’s why I’ve assembled a list of my favourite, most scandalous places to have sex at the University of British Columbia.

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U2 releases strand of effluvium


DUBLIN (The News Desk) — Following weeks of speculation, Irish rock band U2 released a single strand of effluvium on Wednesday morning. The release was confirmed by a blog post on the band’s website, as well as a semi-transparent, milky discharge present in the water surrounding U2.

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The Klipton Family Newsletter


Howdy folks! Well, between days at the beach, free movie nights at the park and bike rides around the neighbourhood, this summer sure has been a wild one. Some might even call it the best one yet for the Klipton clan. I made my return to the workforce as Eric’s personal chauffeur (the places this kid needs to go!), while Mark, who recently received a promotion at work, seems to have finally got over the infamous river rafting incident (it was the tube that made that farting noise, wasn’t it, Mark?). I can’t believe it’s September already!

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University to construct “Longboard Lanes” leading directly into the ocean


VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Officials at the University of British Columbia confirmed rumours that construction will begin immediately on priority campus “Longboard Lanes,” all of which will lead directly into the ocean.

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Why I think mobile payments should be banned on campus


Yesterday I learned that certain food outlets at my university would soon begin accepting phone payments for things like bagels and coffee. On one hand, I’m happy that we’re keeping up with the times here on campus. I’ve tried using my phone to pay for small purchases many times now, and I’m usually forward-thinking when it comes to technology.

But I also have some deep reservations.

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