UBC Campus Security has released their 2018 annual report and compared to previous years, there’s been a notable spike in property crime.
The Equity Caucus was initially formed in 2016 after an AMS Governance Review highlighted potential inequity within the society’s structures. This time, Ilnitchi wants easy access and the active participation of equity-seeking groups.
It’s been four years since BMS launched in September 2015. Since then, the program has graduated its first class while undergoing multiple leadership and structural changes.
Former Director of Electoral Area A Justin LeBlanc was acclaimed to the position in last year’s November municipal elections. He resigned in February because of the time demand of the job.
Wandering through the aisles of the MOA and allowing my mind to wander with me, impulsively opening drawers at a whim and enjoying the unexpected findings is the perfect way to decompress.
For some students, there’s a certain song that brings them back to their childhood and their family. For others, a song can encapsulate their complex feelings better than words ever could.
The West Mall space was created in response to multiple requests from students for more prayer spaces on the west side of campus. Students who spoke with The Ubyssey welcomed the additional space.
Baden is a Victoria-based sculptor whose works primarily focus on kinaesthesia, or the physical, tactile awareness of the body and its motion.
Just because concussions are especially prevalent in major team sports doesn’t mean that they don’t exist in other disciplines, especially alternative and individual sports like skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing.
It's Summer so it's time to grade the T-Birds on their performance. For some, it's celebration time while for others it's time to head back to the drawing board.
UBC Thunderbird defensive backs Malcolm Lee and Stavros Katsantonis have both tested positive for a banned substance days before the Canadian Football League draft.
Kiera Van Ryk can add another award to a stellar season. This time, it’s the Lieutenant Governor’s award for 2019 Women’s U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Year.
“The first time I saw the UBC Pride Installation, I sat down on a bench and started to cry.”
"Where jumping from high school to university gives you marginally more freedom, that seems more like crossing a puddle when compared to the chasm between university living and the world beyond."
"The Council of Senates, often referred to simply as ‘the Council’, has not met in-person since 2009, but considers business on an as-needed basis via email. "
Sleep deprivation has become so common that it’s considered part of our university culture.
Free speech groups began to appear on Canadian campuses in 2016, promising to be neutral defenders of free expression and fighters of “political correctness.” Since they began, these clubs have drawn accusations of being fronts for right-wing speakers.
The most important features this year don’t have much in common, but they sure are long. Here’s a reminder of the most impactful stories the features section covered.
UBC’s new learning management system is tracking your data. Proponents think it could revolutionize teaching. But some worry it’s a slippery slope towards an invasion of privacy.
The assistant professor at the Vancouver School of Economics has done grassroots volunteering abroad, conducted field research in Africa and most recently, advised on former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s Senate campaign in Texas.
After encountering success with their own airlock project last year, Marquis and former vice-captain Han Zhang decided to establish an intercollegiate design competition to give other students the opportunity to undertake the same challenge.
“It’s unclear what this organism could be doing with these genes. It’s definitely something new and unusual,” said Kwong.
“I’m really excited about learning something new and coming up with new, exciting ideas in the lab," Sherbo said.
“Hopefully this could be [used] in addition to other preventative strategies, so this could buy the brain some time for the surgeon to unblock the vessel or administer other drugs,” said Freitas-Andrade.
From the humble beginning as a single train station with a mile of track, the Skytrain has become one of the central arteries of Vancouver. This month, reporter and producer Jack Lamming explored the past, present and future of the Skytrain, and whether the lines will ever extend to UBC.
This month, the Ubyssey team took a look back at the biggest stories of the year with the people who reported them. Through interviews with some of our award-winning editors, we’re giving you updates on the stories that you might have missed, or have had big updates since they initially broke.
On the second episode of Extra Credit, reporter and producer Jack Lamming delves into at the impact of the First and Second World Wars on UBC. Looking back, he found stories of failed exams, weaponized balloons and a lost streetcar system.
On our first episode, “Definitely Irish,” reporter Zak Vescera and producer Jack Lamming took a look at the influx of young Irish people who rent in Dunbar over the summer. They managed to get to the bottom of why the Irish come to Vancouver and whether they are discriminated against when they look for housing and jobs.
It took decades and a massive student revolution to get it built.
I don’t regret that cosmological decision. Cause here I am people stellar and brain injured. Bet that’s a disability youse ain’t never considered.
I wonder why my friends hesitate to say ‘no,’ or why they think respectful men are not attractive or exciting enough. I wonder why my friends have to constantly reiterate who they are to people they barely know, just to feel a little bit safer in their non-binary bodies.