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March 25, 2019
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Events: Mar 25 to 31

Spring into the week with Storm the Wall, VR testing, an instant noodle eating competition, and end-of-the-year showcases.

Storm the Wall

Why you should go

Embrace the storm.

DETAILS

Storm the Wall is the biggest intramural event in North America, so you won’t want to miss the chance to participate in the hype. Whether you have friends participating or not, join in the spirit of the event and cheer on your fellow students as they take on a 12-foot wall.

  • When: Now to Wed, Mar 27
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Outside the AMS Nest  

Get hyped


Opening of UBC Emerging Media Lab (EML) at IKBLC

Why you should go

Cool augmented and virtual reality projects to check out!

DETAILS

In celebration of their opening, UBC EML invites you to try out their 8 VR/AR experiences, including “Main Mall Hustle”, which drops you right into the middle of life on campus (all from your spot at the library). There will also be a panel of faculty members discussing the use of emerging technologies in their teachings. More info.

  • When: Tue, Mar 26 | 11:30 am  – 2:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Victoria Room (Room 182), Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

RSVP


Vancouver’s Largest Clothing Swap: Spring Edition

Why you should go

Help prevent clothes from ending up in landfills.

DETAILS

With a small minimum donation, you can exchange 10 articles of clothing (or less) and take home unlimited bags of clothes! The remaining clothing will be donated to different shelters in Vancouver and all funds raised will be donated to Unist’ot’en Camp and Wet’suwet’en Nation. Common Energy UBC is also seeking volunteers in exchange for first dibs on clothing and a free baked good.

  • When: Wed, Mar 27 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Price: $2
  • Where: AMS Student Nest

Learn more


UBC Bookstore: Games Night

Why you should go

Tons of discounts and raffles!

DETAILS

Make new friends by participating in a night of fun! With more than 15 options to play, there will also be free snacks and 20% discount off all board games. Join the event page on Facebook to be entered to win one of your choice valued up to $50! 

  • When: Wed, Mar 27 | 5:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: UBC Bookstore

Join the game


AGDA End of Year Showcase

Why you should go

A chance to test out new video games!

DETAILS

Join the AMS Game Development Association as they playtest and present the video games they have designed and developed. Food will be provided for both days. More info.

  • When: Wed, Mar 27 & Thur, Mar 28 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Room 200, Hennings

Reserve your spot


Indomie Eating Competition 2019

Why you should go

The grand prize is a Nintendo Switch!

DETAILS

Whether you are interested in participating or simply spectating, GISAU is back with their most highly anticipated event of the year!

  • When: Fri, Mar 29 | 5:00 – 8:30 pm
  • Price: $5 to participate
  • Where: Life Building (in front of Subway)

Eat up


Dance Horizons’ Year End Show: Summer Lovin’

Why you should go

Amazing dance performances of all styles!

DETAILS

Enjoy a great dance show to end off the school year featuring dances of all styles from Dance Horizons' very own teams, as well as guest performers and dance groups from across campus! Tickets can be bought from execs or at any of their classes/team practices.

  • When: Sun, Mar 31 | 3:30 – 6:00 pm 
  • Price: $12
  • Where: Norman Rothstein Theatre (950 West 41st Ave)

See the show