Schlesinger covered some of the most momentous events of the century. And it all started, more or less, at a dinky student newspaper office.
UBC’s decision to keep classes open for part of last week despite snowfall has sparked criticisms among many commuter students.
A UBC engineering design team’s stolen project has been recovered after days of searching.
Finance Minister Carole James announced today that the BC government will eliminate all interest on provincial student loans, effective immediately. The decision follows the lead from Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.
The snowboarders and surfers in The Radicals draw inspiration from the First Nations peoples’ fight, and apply it to preserving the mountains and oceans that allow them to pursue their passions.
The film fluidly fuses together the thrill of exploration and the effects of climate change on the environment.
The event started as an idea between three UBC students and one of the film directors to combine the issue of climate change with outdoors sports.
UBC MFA alumni Shilo Jones weaves a startling tale full of broken and morally bankrupt characters to reflect Vancouver’s unseemly underbelly.
Let's get a better sense of just how close the ’Birds rivals are and how hard UBC will need to race if they want to repeat as national champions once more.
Some teams flourished in playoffs. Some floundered. And other teams just kept on going with their regular season schedules.
With the weather taking a turn for the worst as it inevitably does, we wanted to know how athletes deal with the miserable weather and miserable feelings. Fun plot twist: they all happen to spend their varsity life on the water (they're rowers!).
For Wilkins, UBC was always in the plan. For Thormeyer, the story is a little different. That combination works in UBC's favour.
"Nominations are closed tomorrow (February 15) at noon – yes, we know – so get your nominations in quick. Fill out a nomination form (available here or in front of our office in Nest, Room 2208) and drop it off to the Administrative Assistant in Nest Room 3502 by 12 p.m. tomorrow!"
"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the dockets posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious. Here’s what to expect at the February 2019 Senate meeting."
“[S]ome may find it easy to dismiss this policy as useless and ineffective when considering the scope of what the AMS is actually able to act on. One might feel that if the most that the AMS can actually do is kick someone out of a club or ban them from the building, then why bother? But, for survivors, it’s revolutionary.”
“Five times per year, the UBC Board of Governors (BoG) meets to discuss issues of money, property, policy and people. As your student representatives on the BoG, we are here to keep you in the loop with what is up at Board.”
I wish we had a bed to use instead of a car, but I guess this is my life now.
Many of you provided context, but we’re not going to be so kind.
I’ve never even had a sex. I can cook well, which is apparently the only criteria required. So here are some recipes to put you in the mood, if I knew what “the mood” was or why my mom keeps giggling when I tell her about this piece.
Whether it’s incense, candles, diffusers, essential oils, fragrances or any other product that adds scents to your space, acknowledging smells and adding fragrance can add another layer to sex.
“Sometimes healthcare providers don’t communicate [the risks of prenatal cannabis exposure], just because of the uncertainty.”
“There needs to be a dialogue that takes place between all of the stakeholders and especially the communities because ultimately, communities understand what the needs are,” Staples said.
“In some ways, they’re probably more exciting as mysteries than they will be once they're solved.”
“It’s a symbol of what research is about,” Poutissou said. “You start with an observation and you ask a deep question and that’s what Newton did.”
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.