Check back later this fall for blog entries from Green College Resident Members.
Since September 2012, Green College has partnered with UBC TREK to support Green College residents in volunteering at Lord Strathcona Elementary School. Lord Strathcona is located in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown, and is the oldest elementary school in Vancouver.
On Wednesday, September 18, poetry-slam champion Jillian Christmas was joined by Chris Gilpin for live readings at Green College.
Photos from the May 2nd Coffeehouse!
Green College resident Brittany Welsh describes how the daunting task of mounting four shows of Shakespeare's The Tempest helped and inspired her and her colleagues in ways she hadn't envisioned when she started down the Bard's path five months earlier.
Seven Green College students volunteered at Lord Strathcona Elementary School in East Vancouver as part of UBC’s Community Learning Initiative TREK program, matching UBC students with elementary schools in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood, and helping with reading and writing lessons and tutoring students on a one-on-one basis.
Green College residents discarded their razors, paddled their ping-pong paddles and danced down the runway to raise money for prostate cancer
Green College gets intense with Ultimate Frisbee!
The Green College Players will perform the Tempest from March 7-9, 2013.
Green College Society Member Sunday Ibobor founds local community organization Umuebu Neighbourhood House (UN House).
Three teams of passionate paddlers steered their boats to third and fourth places of the male and female championships.
Photos from the Sept. 19th Welcome Coffeehouse.
From the 16th to the 18th August, the very first Arts Night was held on the main floor of Graham House in Green College.
Photos from the last Coffeehouse, a sneak peak at the Instrument Petting Zoo, and events to look forward to this Fall
Residents now have bikes on-demand
Green College residents explore a couple of downtown Vancouver neighbourhoods: Yaletown and the West End. We learned some history, a little bit of urban theory, a got a taste of city planning and how it works in practice.
The 2012 Vancouver Sun Run was a huge success for Green College. We sent a record number of participants and everyone enjoyed being a part of such a huge community event.
Green College explore Whistler mountain - a veritable winter wonderland!
The 2012 Founders' Dinner was an evening to remember with performances from our very own residents, honouring Lily Lefevre and her family, and welcoming specical guests from Massey College.
After an exciting and hilarious opening night, audiences of the Thursday and Saturday shows can expect a performance they'll never forget.
International night is a great opportunity for people from around the world to share a bit of home with all of us in their Green College community through food, story, laughs, and games.
Green College residents showcase their talent at one of the college's legendary coffee houses!
Preparations for the Green College Players' production of A Midsummer Night's Dream are well underway!
The Vancouver Sun Run comes but once a year, sign up and join your fellow greenies as we promote healthy active living within our community.
A snowshoeing adventure took us to great heights!
It’s been an exciting and fun-filled month of November here at Green! You guessed it: Movember Madness!
If you could set a bottle adrift in the ocean, what message would you put in there? Who are you? What represents you? What's your story?
Be as much an artist as you are a viewer at this crowd installation art at Green College, Wednesday Nov. 9 - Friday Dec. 9!
A Green College longboat team takes fourth place in the co-recreational final Oct. 2, 2011 with a time of 13 minutes 27 seconds.
Green College is fortunate to have award-winning playwright and novelist Don Hannah living and working among us as Green College’s 2011 Writer-in-Residence. As a developing theatre practitioner and writer myself, I was eager to learn more about Don’s experience working as an artist in this country and about his current projects here at Green. We recently sat down together to chat in the cozy book-laden Graham House Reading Room.
Green College sent six runners to the 2011 Vancouver Sun Run. Resident Eleanor Dean was one of them, and she argues here that completing the Run is required for true Vancouverite status.
No one lives at Green College forever, but time spent here can change lives. Darlene Seto, who moved out last December, reflects here on what living at Green meant to her.
Climactic action drives a story home.
The Green College Players' production of The Importance of Being Earnest is less than a month away from its debut on April 6th
When we know we're going to miss Green College's sit-down dinner, we sign up for a meal box. The trouble is: there are far more of us than there are of them. And when communal resources get scarce, people get crazy.
Green Chat weighs in on a recent parenting controversy
How a Green College time management experiment led me closer to productivity, one tomato at a time.