Translink weighs going all-electric

11 hours agoAccording to Transport 2050’s website, surveys from the public will continue to be accepted until next month. The official release of a final plan won’t arrive until late next year.

News

Hundreds of demonstrators marched from the Indian consulate to the Vancouver Art Gallery in solidarity with residents of occupied Kashmir on August 15 — a date that marked both India’s National Independence Day and the twelfth day of the communications blackout in the region.

Culture

Pride was not always the colourful, fun parade that we recognize today. In commemoration of the original spirit of Pride, The Museum of Anthropology’s (MOA) August 3 event Pride at MOA: From a Riot to a Revolution commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and reminded us of the violence and resistance out of which the modern LGBTQIA2S+ rights movement was born.

Sports

Opinion

Features

While the vast majority of UBC buildings would survive a quake, a few exceptions still have exceptionally high risk. A 2017 report from Arup, an external design firm, found 29 buildings were in “Tier IV” meaning they had a 50 to 100 per cent chance of collapse in the case of a “very rare” earthquake.

Science

Video

Podcast

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.

Magazine

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.