“If you did fail the class, take a moment and remember this is not a reflection on who you are and grades don't mark what kind of person you are. Then decide if you're going to retake the class for your degree or major...”
Early this morning, a man survived falling 30 metres down a cliff near Wreck Beach. He sustained serious injuries but expected to recover. His name and age have not been released yet, and it has not been confirmed whether he is a UBC student.
UBC RCMP have provided an update into the ongoing investigation of missing UBC student Louis Gonick. Gonick’s last known location was the Stanley Park causeway, where he was dropped off by a taxi at 7:32 p.m. on April 16.
Over 900 pages of emails obtained by the National Post reveal the behind-the-scenes public relations commotion surrounding the John Furlong controversy that began in December. Namely, donor input proved to serve a major role in the reinstatement.
On Saturday, March 18 volunteers exceeded their goal to create 24 new Wikipedia pages for female artists featured in the Belkin Art Gallery and edit countless more under the auspices of the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon movement.
I’m not part of the group tight-roping at The Chief every month. I’m not the girl who worked on finding two planets that NASA couldn’t. I’m not the guy who ran as a joke candidate but ended up AMS president.
“It’s too overtly politically correct. The diversity doesn’t look right,” she said. “In fact, the crowd is so diverse, each person in the crowd tokenized to represent a specific identity, that it blurs all connection to place or movement.”
Vibes Are Dope — or VIBES ARE DOPE — is a blog that makes the claim that it’s “the most important website on the internet.” Bold words considering it has existed for just over a year, has 130 Instagram followers and twice as many Facebook likes.
The team held their own in the newly formatted program, finishing in second place at the National University Sevens Rugby Championships after a 16-8 record through the season. Despite their strong finish, the ride was anything but easy for UBC.
UBC has had a rocky relationship with its hockey coaches — going through three coaches in three years. Butenschon will be the first coach since 2014 to lead the team two seasons in a row. Stability and consistency within the program will hopefully le
The 6'1 guard has had quite the experience. She has played for the Under-19 national team for Australia — a team that finished in first-place at the 2012 FIBA Oceania Championships and third at the 2013 FIBA World Championships. Penn also played in 2
There is no tiptoeing around it — the old pool was full of problems. The ceiling was constantly leaking, the showers were the extreme of hot or cold and you were lucky if you didn’t develop asthma. The fire alarm would go off for no rhyme or reason,
“Student feedback and consultation have been dismissed in favour of the desire to move forward with new initiatives at a rapid pace. This has disenfranchised individuals across the faculty who have no longer felt their opinions are valued.”
In a post on his Vancouver Sun staff blog earlier today, Todd penned a perfect addition to our spoof issue from the perspective of an old, ornery white man in a comfortable position of privilege who is upset at Breitbarf for making fun of white men.
“Because of this, I would recommend including in the policy a right for the respondent to produce evidence as well as a direction to the investigator to inform them of that right and of the types of evidence that may be relevant.”
"Besides the communication difference, the professors and lecturers here have been really similar to UBC — a good classroom balance of lecture and discussion, ready and willing to answer questions and passionate teachers."
“We’re a folky band, [but we incorporate] things like random bars of 5/4, bass solos, weird breakdowns when we get a midi pad out — little things like that. So we’re folky, but something’s off about our folky-ness.”
“For Safai, music is a universal method for reaching people in dark places looking for a hand to grasp, but finding none. Safai had to help herself, and she hopes that those in similar situations are now finding company and solace in her songs.”
The Ubyssey is investigating UBC’s Student Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) after it ran unprecedented deficits in 2015 and 2016 — more than $300,000 each year, or about 23 per cent of annual revenue, while simultaneously running an ineffective grant program.
Peak flu season is supposedly waning, but your voice is scratchy, your back hurts and your nose is runny. Are your symptoms related? Where should you go for help? What practices are safe and regulated?
Science is the idea that through questioning and testing those questions — through trying again and again and again until something works, and then sharing those findings with the world — we can make the world a better place for everyone.
We've rounded up the top ten most-read science section stories since May 1 of last year. Perhaps unsurprisingly, space-based stories dominate the list as do drug-related stories (yes, caffeine is a drug and it is addictive).
A few years ago, researchers at Tsinghua University in Beijing approached UBC SPPH researcher Dr. Michael Brauer with a proposal for a massive study linking global air pollution and international trade.
Fish mean many things to many different people throughout BC. To the many coastal First Nations peoples, they are an important source of subsistence and an integral element of culture. For the Haida Nation of Haida Gwaii, herring reign supreme.