Watching the wedding was a reflection of racing through Chennai; everywhere my attention landed, there was a vibrancy that pulled me into the present. In a red silk sari and white dhoti, heavy flower garlands weighting their necks, the bride and groom offered sacrifices of food and flowers into the holy fire.
At UBC, the lack of voter participation has created a vicious cycle of disenfranchisement. And while the elections committee is pushing to change that, it is not something that is going to be solved overnight.
With no job security and low pay in one of the most expensive cities in North America, hundreds of sessional lecturers at a world-class university are struggling to simply pay their bills.