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Annual General Meeting Monday March 31st

Annual General Meeting Poster

Annual General Meeting Poster

Exciting news!

CiTR is holding our Annual General Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Evening on Monday, March 31st at The Tangent Cafe (2095 Commercial Drive)

The AGM is set to start at 6:30pm and there will be FREE appetizers available at that time.
The event is ALL AGES so all members are able to attend!
Since it is CiTR’s annual general meeting, there will be conversation about very important information pertaining to the station — it is really ESSENTIAL that members attend.

Once the AGM is completed there will be a volunteer appreciation portion where staff and other leaders at the station acknowledge and give prizes to volunteers who have made exceptional contributions to their departments over the course of the year — aka PARTY!

Food from the Tangent’s menu and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be available to order throughout the evening — we will be staying there all night!

Hope to see all CiTR Members there!

UBC BIKERAVE 2.0 | March 21


The BikeRave is back! On Friday March 21, come join in what will be UBC BikeRave’s the second annual party on wheels. Participants are encouraged to come decked out in their craziest outfit, to bring their flashiest lights, and bedazzle their bike with glow sticks.

The Bike Rave will take place around UBC’s campus for two hours, and will include some rad tunes to jam out to while biking as well as during pit-stops at iconic spots to rave.

The event starts at Koerner’s plaza at 7:00pm. You must sign waivers (safety comes first) before joining the party. Look for t-shirts, glowsticks, prizes, and refreshments. At 7:30pm, we will unleash the kraken and begin biking. Get pumped!

Don’t have a bike? Bring your roller blades, wheelies, scooters, rollerskis, unicycles, and boards. Get creative!

For more info, visit the UBC Bike Rave Facebook page.

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9FM!


This week UBC REC have produced episode number two in their podcast series! It has some great content including information about Storm the Wall, how to become an Assistant Director at UBC REC and the Thunder-Birdie Golf!

To check it out visit our mixcloud page or to find out more information about how you can be involved with UBC REC, visit their facebook page!


Storm The Wall With UBC REC!


Registration for UBC REC’s STORM THE WALL closes this Friday, March 14!

Register now to take part in one of UBC’s most iconic experience. Swim, sprint, bike, run & STORM THE WALL! You can participate as a Competitive or Just-for-Fun team, or challenge yourself to do the whole course on your own as an Iron Person.

If you want to participate but don’t have a team, you can also attend their FREE AGENT MEETING on Monday, March 17!


Register via the UBC REC website here. Storm the Wall will take place on UBC’s campus from March 23-26. All participants must take part in a mandatory pre-race clinic in order to compete. For more information about Storm the Wall, visit the UBC REC website here.

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9 FM!

UBC Three Minute Thesis Finals | March 13


The UBC 3MT Finals are this Thursday!

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. In 2012, over 30 universities across Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and the South Pacific participated in this fun, highly informative and very entertaining event. UBC is one of the first Universities in North America to host a 3MT competition.

The finals are happening from 4:30pm – 6pm at the Graduate Student Centre Ballroom. Everyone is welcome to attend and cheer on the finalists!

For more information, visit the UBC Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies website.

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9 FM.

Pete Seeger Tribute Concert | March 15

This Saturday, head to the Rickshaw theatre for a concert paying tribute to the late great Pete Seeger! All of the money raised at the show will go towards supporting the ongoing music programming at the Burnaby Youth Detention Centre.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and are available at Red Cat, Zulu, Neptoon and Highlife Records, as well as online at and

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Re-taking the University Conference!



This Wednesday marks the beginning of the UBC Social Justice Centre’s  ‘Re-taking the University’ Conference!

The conference hopes to stimulate reflection among students about whether the UBC as an institution reflects the student body’s values and priorities. The conference will hold a variety of awesome talks, each focusing on topics that directly touch all UBC students. The Centre has collaborated with a number of organizations including The Women’s Centre and UBC Activists for Animals to bring to us some fascinating talks that cover many issues including Sustainability, Rape Culture, Resistance and Mining.

Click here to check out the full schedule and find out more about each individual talk!

AMS Events Presents: Last Band Standing 2014 – Last Day to Vote!

1897801_566087433487644_1158058174_nLast Band Standing is UBC’s official Battle of the Bands hosted by AMS Events. Each year, bands showcase their talents in a three-stage competition with the goal of being crowned UBC’s Last Band Standing.

The band that wins the finale gains an impressive prize pack including A Live Performance Music Video produced by Green Couch Productions, a one-year MusicBC membership, a VIP Molson experience, cash, a management coaching session, airtime on CiTR 101.9 FM and an opener spot at Block Party 2014!

Vote for your favourites now until March 8th here and come out and watch the Live Finale on March 13th at 9:00pm at The Pit! For more information about Last Band Standing 2014 visit the Facebook page and make sure you don’t miss the epic showdown.

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9FM!

Fundrive Finale at the Biltmore Tonight!


The night we’ve all been waiting for is finally here – its the Fundrive Finale at the Biltmore Cabaret!

Come help us end a fantastic, crazy, exciting week of fundraising with a ROCK ‘N’ ROLL LOTTERY featuring 25 musicians from local bands. Bid on amazing silent auction prizes including music festival passes, concert tickets, restaurant gift cards, and more. Buy yourself a pair of CiTR RadSoc Rad Socks, or a CiTR hoodie. COME SUPPORT CiTR!

Tickets are $10 in advance at Red Cat and Zulu, or online, and are $12 at the door. Doors open at 8 PM, and music starts at 9PM.

See you on the dance floor!

International Women’s Day 2014 I March 8 | 8AM – 10 PM


On Saturday, March 8, CiTR will be featuring programming from 8 AM – 10 PM that highlights female programmers, musicians, athletes, activists, organizations and more! Join us as we celebrate the role of women throughout the world with 14 hours (!!!) of vibrant, energetic and dynamic programming you won’t hear anywhere else. Click through for the full schedule!

Artwork by Emily Walmsley.