“Frankly speaking, if we implemented all their solutions, we wouldn’t have this problem.”
Pan-Asian restaurant Bao Down expects to open their UBC location within two months —after it was expected to launch along with other food outlets along University Boulevard in fall of 2017.
A survey run by The Ubyssey indicates that while most UBC students are average users of alcohol and other substances, a small percentage are using them to excess — sometimes as a coping mechanism for school-related stress.
The Shadow isn’t the only piece that ended up costing more than expected. Meeting minutes from the University Art Committee show that over the course of last year, estimated project costs for projects around campus consistently grow well beyond their estimates.
Featuring a lineup of 12 acts — from rap groups, to indie rock bands to DJs — Goosehunt was the lo-fi show that UBC desperately needs but didn’t know it wanted.
After winning this year’s Last Band Standing and earning a performance slot at Block Party, the four-piece rock band Marine Drive has made a reputation for themselves within UBC’s music community.
When Shawry was attending high school in Nairobi, Kenya, he and three other friends decided to form The Afrolution, a rap collective named after a combination of “African” and “revolution.” But according to Shawry, whose real name is Eric Cauri, The Afrolution is not just about music — it’s also a movement.
Having been a resident of Vancouver for the past three odd years, I’ve remained woefully ignorant of its local music scene. Early one evening, I dragged a couple friends downtown and got lost around East Hastings.
It took a very long time for my teammates and I to digest what we had been told that day. Compelled by my sadness, I became committed to ensuring that no student-athlete at UBC would ever feel like they had no support through their mental health struggles.
The stadium completes a 10-year revamp of facilities between Thunderbird Boulevard and West 16th Avenue.
It would be the first time since the reserve races were added to the event in 2011 that either team has claimed titles across the board.
Some of The Ubyssey sports writers grew up watching them dazzle this city. We became Canucks fans as they became Canucks leaders.
"Want to improve the student experience? Then bring on board more faculty to teach courses with smaller class sizes. Pay contingent faculty living wages. Better yet, create meaningful job security for contingent faculty."
The Board Meeting itself will be held April 19th, 8:00–2:30pm with the open session starting at 1:00pm.
“To me, people who don’t have sex before marriage are kind of like people who voluntarily go gluten-free.”
As the Indian Residential Schools History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) opened yesterday at UBC, President Santa Ono apologized for the historical role UBC played in perpetuating the Indian Residential School system (IRSS).
The most-read features of the year covered everything from UBC's lacklustre response to the fentanyl crisis to the concerns of hundreds of financially precarious professors.
Good is the first member of his community, Snuneymuxw, located near Nanaimo, BC, to be admitted to medical school where he has recently been “matched” with the psychiatry residency program at UBC — his first choice.
Only 24.5 per cent of students felt the overall co-op program experience was good or very good, and 40 per cent described these experiences as poor or very poor. In a time of transition and turnover, whether or not sufficient changes can be made remains to be seen.
“I kind of became the resident rocket scientist, who puts a little extra ‘cosmic’ in the Cosmic Café,” he said. These trivia events are not just about science, but also about current events in Canada and around the world.
Stoll and Fairbrother’s primary research surveyed young women from across eight high income countries (all OECD countries) and proposed a question to them: when they were pregnant and about to deliver, would they choose a natural delivery or non-medically required c-section?
The Ubyssey’s first sci-fi competition was a resounding success — and we define success as receiving stories that incite fear, awe and even tenderness by the possibilities of technology and scientific discovery.
Curated by Curiosity Collider Art-Science Foundation, the event is a collaboration with UBC’s physics and astronomy department and the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute.
“Hanging out is an important human bonding ritual. To be offered such an invitation was a surprise, even if I had been hoping for it ever since Raquel was assigned to my research team. Finally, the chance to experience the legendary genuine human connection.”