September 7, 2000 UBC

Volume 46 | Number 13 | Sep. 7, 2000

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"I am UBC," say students

"I am UBC. I am not a number or an apathetic bore. I don't go to school on a hill, or on an island, or in Ontario."

Those first lines of a new UBC rant were heard loud and clear Sept. 5, Imagine UBC day, as the enthusiastic fourth annual welcome of 4,200 first-year students took B.C.'s largest university by storm.

Athletes dive into Olympics

Keep your eye on the pool. You're certain to spot a UBC swimmer during the Summer Olympics, which begin Sept. 15 in Sydney. Nine members of the three-time CIAU champion UBC Thunderbirds will be among 39 swimmers representing Canada.

Centre opens doors on changing world

A new global vision will become a reality at UBC when the Liu Centre for the Study of Global Issues opens on campus later this month.

Protein holds hope for arthritis, say researchers

A protein that reduces inflammation has been discovered by a group of UBC researchers.

Student garden a growing concern

Sowing, hoeing, feeding and weeding are the extra-curricular activities for a group of about 25 students who are cultivating an organic garden that is helping to feed the UBC community.

Concerts offer food for the soul

The School of Music is preparing a feast for the fall term. The enormous menu includes something for every taste and pocketbook, served up by seasoned performers and the soon-to-be-famous.

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