You get the sense that John Mulaney does these shows as much for himself as he does it for us. At his November 10 show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the 35-year old Chicago comedian whittled whimsical rants into comedic odysseys and he wore his best suit for it too.
For the “fifth [time] in four years,” the Vancouver development permit board has rejected the condo tower proposal at 105 Keefer in Chinatown, which has been criticized as a harbinger for further gentrification into the historical Vancouver district.
Three confirmed cases of mumps within the Bachelor of Commerce student population have been reported, according to a broadcast email from the Sauder undergraduate office.
UBC has partnered with with Canada’s only national low-power network, eleven-X, to collect data on the usage of accessible parking spaces on UBC’s Vancouver campus. If found that the demand for handicapped parking spaces is higher than the amount that are currently provided, this project will lead to enhanced handicapped parking spaces across UBC.
My editor has called Buchanan Tower “the barnacle of UBC’s architecture.” He’s far from alone. Buchanan Tower is grey, miserable mass of concrete that looks Stalinist on a good day.
The person who recommended that I read Stephen King’s On Writing was the editor of a website I wrote album reviews for. He responded to a draft I sent over with the book title and a reply appropriating its famous quote: “Have you ever heard the advice, ‘Death to adverbs’?”
“That’s why I love zine culture — there is no balance,” explained Isabelle Guns, a Canzine volunteer who has seen the Vancouver zine scene explode during her 30 years of involvement.
Begin with the quest for a husband. Combine with a meddlesome stepmother, menacing suitor, mischievous girl, and three dashes of miscommunication, and the result is a typical 19th century drama.
It's that time of year again: Thrive week is now over and finals are fast approaching — the final leg of fall term is upon us.
Throughout the first month of their competitions, the Thunderbirds have produced impressive all-around results. With a group of extraordinary talent, they have become accustomed to beating their Canada West rivals.
McCrudden’s goal is to promote not only the website but also the overarching mission of a healthier UBC campus with nutritious and delicious food choices.
“We shot ourselves in the foot… all we needed to do was keep playing the same game we were playing, and with a little extra push it would have come,” said UBC head coach Graham Thomas following the loss on Saturday. “In the third we just didn’t come out with the same jump and the desperation to win.”
“The expectations for the typical post-secondary student has somehow centred around the idea of maintaining a full schedule and an unnecessarily high stress level — there’s this idea that if you’re not stressed out and overworked, you’re lazy and unambitious.”
“What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the agenda docket posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read.”
“There are tens of thousands of students attending the University, and hundreds of professors. Many of them would surely benefit from an alternate way to get to and from campus in the case of commuters.”
“Racism can and certainly does exist outside of institutions and systems, and certainly exists in ways that do not ‘promote the continued dominance of a particular race.’”
Student Health Services, the AMS, drug users and campus associations are using their own methods of harm reduction to curb the threat of fentanyl. This is the health crisis that UBC confronts — and it's one that traditional health services aren’t prepared to face.
With representatives from more than a dozen faith groups, including Christian denominations, Judaism, Islam and Zen Buddhism, each running their own campus communities and events, the UMCA as a whole works to make itself helpful to students.
Yu has been actively involved in public debate on issues of immigration and racism in Canada since he responded to the controversial Maclean’s article “Too Asian?” — now-titled “The enrollment controversy” — which questioned how the demographic makeup of Canadian universities with a large Asian population has an impact on campus life.
From students’ housing insecurity to the university’s loss of talent, the diverse and far-reaching impacts of Vancouver’s expensive housing market on UBC are clear.
UBC BizTech is a club hoping to integrate students from a variety of majors using the banner of technology, social awareness and entrepreneurship. Starting in 2004, the club primarily consisted of students who combined computer science and business or similar majors.
Despite calls against the use of such images by the AMS and various student groups, UBC Lifeline continues to display graphic images. But what exactly do the images depict and how effective are they in communicating their stance?
You might never want to even think about rats, much less study them, but that’s exactly what UBC graduate students are doing in the Downtown Eastside with their Vancouver Rat Project. UBC’s School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) held a talk on rats and public health in Vancouver as part of their Grand Rounds lecture series.
If you’re taking Dr. Christine Schreyer’s cross-campus course titled “Endangered Language Documentation and Revitalization,” it might seem like a good idea to ask her for an extension in Kryptonian. After all, she did invent it.