Archive of posts tagged "ubc"

Northern Voice 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s original personal blogging conference, founded in 2005, will be taking place this weekend out at UBC. Northern Voice has been bringing bloggers together to talk about everything from transit and politics to journalism and knitting with a core focus on sharing, collaborating, and blogging your heart out in whatever capacity. I have been attending […]

Campus Lip Dub Videos

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Lip dubs and flash mobs are all the rage these days, taking hours to organize and choreograph often hundreds of participants for that shot at internet stardom (while having a ton of fun in the process). Lip dubs are described as “a type of video that combines lip synching and audio dubbing to make a […]

Vancouver Archives: Legacies, Lessons, and the Future

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The Vancouver Archives will be hosting a panel discussion at the UBC Robson Square Lecture Theatre April 26th called “Legacies, Lessons, and the Future: Harland Bartholomew’s Master Plan and Papers on the City of Vancouver, 1926-1948”. 1928 – Vancouver Town Planning Commission, Harland Bartholomew and Associates. Archives Item# PD 3113 In 1926, Harland Bartholomew and […]

UBC Archives: The Great Trek

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The other day I visited the UBC Archives after messaging back and forth with archivist Erwin Wodarczak, who runs the @UBCArchives Twitter account. Being a big fan of local history, and having previously visited the Vancouver Archives, I was excited to discover artifacts from their vaults and see what kind of resources were available for […]

Twister World Record Attempt in Vancouver

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This weekend we saw the world record for continuous high-fives get smashed at the PNE and coming up next month Vancouver Improv Anywhere will be trying to set their own record for most participants playing a game of Twister. Photo credit: C o l i n on Flickr When:: Sunday, September 12th, 2010 at 2:00pm […]

How Should Journalists Use Social Media

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My first Day Two session at Northern Voice is How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media, with speakers Lisa Johnson of the CBC and Kirk LaPointe of the Vancouver Sun. Lisa talked about how she uses her own blog, Twitter and Facebook to reach out and find stories. First off, she explained that using social media […]