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UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 9 | July 4, 2002

UBC Reports Now Available in PDF Format

Beginning with the July 2002 issue, UBC Public Affairs is making UBC Reports available in a PDF format, which retains the complete look and feel (pictures, colour) of the printed version. A link to the PDF version can also be found in the upper right corner of all pages in the Web version of the issue.

To view the PDF version, you will require the free Acrobat Reader.

The Joy of Flax

Textile artist Joanna Staniszkis has spent more than 30 years searching the world for exotic fabrics to use in her work, but she found the inspiration for her latest project in her coat pocket.

Bomb Threat Brings Two-Year Suspension

Soon after Sept. 11 last year, a student called in a bomb threat to disrupt an exam in the Henry Angus Bldg.

Campus Tree Team Stays on the Cutting Edge

If a tree falls at UBC, it turns out that there are people - a whole team in fact - who will hear it.

Our Favourite Spots

In this issue about Campus Living we give a nod to the people who have found their special place on one of Canada's largest and most beautiful campuses.

Campus Food Facts

Did you know that if you laid out all the cinnamon buns consumed at UBC every year, they would more than fill the War Memorial Gym?

An Alarming Issue for Campus Patrol

Ask around at UBC Campus Security, and they'll tell you about the time a prankster released a crate of chickens into Brock Hall, sparking a diseased-poultry scare and a two-hour round-up of the panicked birds.

Assault on King George

It was the mid-'70s and King George V had been dead for more than 40 years when some rogue stole his sword.

Guilt, Gardening and Locally Grown Food

From Salzburg to Saltspring Island more and more people are seeking out locally grown food for their tables. Derek Masselink, UBC Farm's program coordinator, looks at what is driving the boom in community-based food systems.

John Howe Puts His Stamp on Four Decades of Service

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor student rallies could slow this mailman. John Howe has worked on campus for twice as long as most UBC freshmen have been alive.

New Fraternity Village to Open in 2003

The University will develop a new Fraternity Village as part of creating a new residential community at UBC.



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