Why I’m excited to spend summer break in the Okanagan
By Sarah Kloos on June 15, 2022
The Okanagan is a beautiful place to live. I’ve been here for three summers, but I feel like I’ve never taken full advantage of all the things the Valley has to offer. This summer, that changes. Join me while I enjoy the heck out of some Okanagan summer activities.
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I tried the top four bubble tea cafes in Kelowna, and here’s what I think
By Sarah Kloos on May 26, 2022
I am a sucker for bubble tea. It’s my go-to treat. This week I took my boyfriend out to try four well-known bubble tea cafes in Kelowna, and we are full of tapioca and opinions.
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Treat yourself after exams
By Sarah Kloos on April 29, 2022
Exams are over! You just finished writing a paper or taking a final. You want to reward yourself, but you’re not sure how. We’ve got you covered with this choose-your-own-adventure leading you to the perfect end of term treat.
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Boredom busters that don’t involve scrolling
By Sarah Kloos on April 25, 2022
Feeling brain static every time you open up Instagram? Here’s a list of things to do that will pull you out of the social media vacuum.
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Everything you should know about the upcoming tuition increases
By Sarah Kloos on April 21, 2022
A UBCO student sat down with our Associate Vice President, Students, Dale Mullings, to talk about why we have tuition increases, what they’re for, and how we as students can have a say in what gets funded.
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Alexa, play “Waterfalls” by TLC
By Sarah Kloos on April 7, 2022
The best time to visit waterfalls is in the spring, which means that we’ve got to get out there now. Like right now, go get your coat. We’re sharing deets about our favourite waterfalls in the Okanagan!
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Planning your next steps with Careers
By Sarah Kloos on March 29, 2022
Anyone else is worried about hitting the job market after grad? Lucky for us, UBCO has great Career Services to help make this process easier. Let’s take advantage while we still can, people!
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Debunking study myths with the Student Learning Hub
By Sarah Kloos on March 21, 2022
As students, we may think we know everything about learning, but did you know there are myths about the best way to study? We’re debunking some popular study myths with professionals at the Student Learning Hub.
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Cleaning smarter not harder
By Sarah Kloos on March 14, 2022
As a student, your time is your most precious asset. Between going to class, doing your assignments, completing your readings, studying, and trying your very hardest to be a functioning adult, it’s hard to find hours every week to clean your home. Here are some tips to help you keep your house clean without taking FOREVER.
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Grad bucket list
By Sarah Kloos on March 1, 2022
Preparing for graduation means preparing for a big change in your life. For some of us, this will be the end of our educational path, for others, this has been a crucial step in their educational journey. Anyone else struggling to comprehend what’s coming next? Cool. Let’s work through this together.
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