Health & Wellness Week – Feb. 26 – Mar. 2

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It’s Health & Wellness Week at Columbia College from Feb. 26 to Mar. 2 (that’s next week)! Check out the list of events that will be happening and take an active role in ensuring the health and well-being of yourself and the college community!
Eat Well, Be Well
945AM  1130AM  Main Campus lobby
1130AM  1PM North Campus lounge
Learn how to eat healthy to have a balanced life. FREE recipes, granola breakfast, and smoothies!

Compliment Exchange Day
945AM  1200PM  Main Campus lobby
1130AM  1PM North Campus lounge
Give a compliment, get a compliment. Write a kind message to someone and receive one in return, along with yummy treats. Notes of appreciation can positively impact someone’s day!

Pink Shirt Day
1130AM  130PM  Main Campus lobby
1130AM  130PM North Campus lounge
Celebrate the antibullying movement with national Pink Shirt Day! Wear pink to show your support, and come by for free gifts, prizes, competitions and more.

Let’s Talk: Suicide Awareness
1130AM – 130PM  Main Campus lobby
1130AM – 130PM North Campus lounge
Learn about tools you can use to keep your mind healthy. Educate yourself and others! Grab a banana. Healthy food + healthy body = healthy mind.

Dance like Nobody’s Watching!
11-1 & 2-4PM Main Campus 3rd floor lounge
Bhangra, hip hop, disco, and maybe even the waltz. Come out and show your dance  moves. Dancing can help relieve stress while you’re having a fun time. There will be  free snacks!

Tomorrow! Valentine’s Day and Free Coffee!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the North Campus from 11:30 am to 1 pm! Come by for ice cream and baked treats ❤

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Save the date! Tomorrow from 11 am to 3 pm you can get free Starbucks coffee on campus if you bring your own mug! 

The Students for the Planet Club is organizing this event to raise awareness on ocean waste (plastics) and how we can reduce waste going in to the ocean. Come out to learn more and drink freshly brewed coffee!

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The deadline for the logo design has been extended to Feb. 28! Send us your art and get the chance to see it appear on t-shirts for the Student for the Planet club!

Logo competition Poster (Karen's club)

Black History Month + Annual Women’s Memorial March

Off-Campus Events:

February is Black History Month! Thanks to Carnegie Community Action Project for compiling a list of events that are happening in Vancouver. Check out this awesome list!


Some awesome events Columbia College students may be interested in:

Feb 3rd to 10th, 2018. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Youth Workshop: Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth (aged 13-24) Vancouver Public Library, Britannia Branch, 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4 )

February 10, 2018. 8:30 PM. Bob Marley’s 73 Birthday Bash. Grandview Legion Hall, 2205 Commercial Dr, upstairs (Vancouver).

The Annual Women’s Memorial March starts at 12 pm in front of the Carnegie Community Centre (Main and Hastings) on Feb. 14th.

The Women’s Memorial March honours the lives of missing and murdered women and all women’s lives that have been lost in the Downtown Eastside.

Please see the Facebook event page for many ways you can support the Feb 14th Women’s Memorial March.


CC Student Council – Valentine’s Day events


Want to send a card to that special someone on Valentine’s Day?  On Feb. 8 and 9, buy these beautiful cards at the main campus from @studentcouncil_cc. Only $1 for 1 or $5 for 6! They will also be sold online at All proceeds from the sale will go towards @createchangenow! 


Candy Crush Sale is on Friday, Feb. 9! 
What’s February without some sweet edibles in your life? On Feb. 9 sweeten your life with doughnuts, cupcakes, bubble tea, candy, and ice cream at the 3rd floor lounge from 11 to 3 pm. See you there!