UBC is taking the high road with a proposed cannabis policy that goes directly against a nationwide trend of smoke-free college campuses.
According to Parr, who was formerly the managing director of Student Housing & Hospitality Services (SHHS), the university is facing a deficit in the amount of space per students.
“If I was able to do this, pretty sure any malicious attacker could have as well with much more disastrous results,” he wrote in his blog.
At a press conference on Thursday, representatives said the partnership will open the way for “collaboration” between Rogers and UBC students and researchers, such as those in the faculties of computer science and engineering.
“I really want the African Friendship Society to be a platform where we can empower, educate and entertain,” she said. “We do not deny that there are certain areas where [Africa is] struggling, but we cannot take a small experience of Africa and make it the reality of the entire continent.”
The stories used focused on the everyday lives of Palestinians under occupation, and their dreams and aspirations that extended beyond their everyday reality.
The theme of this first rendition of the festival is “True Crime, True Justice,” where the popular true crime genre of podcasts will be looked at through the social justice approach.
The themes and threads of this striking exhibit may at first glance seems disparate and even contradictory, but when looked into a little deeper it is clear that all the artworks are woven together, as tight as a rug.
It'll take a solid defensive plan, some gutsy plays and discipline if the T-Birds plan to beat the Dinos at Homecoming this weekend.
With some star recruits and experienced veterans on their side, both teams are opening a new chapter with lots on the line. Here are a few players who will play big roles this season for both teams.
Epic wins, heartbreaking last-minute defeats and renowned rivalries were all on the books for the ’Birds.
The T-Birds only recently joined the American NAIA conference.
Students at UBC, as well as other universities, experience an incredible amount of anxiety. As someone who experiences anxiety on a daily basis, I can definitely assert that too much anxiety can significantly impact your well-being and affect your life in a negative way.
“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.“
Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students.
If you’ve done this before, you’ll know that once rain and midterms set in, your promises of doing all of your readings and going to the mountains on the weekends will crumble faster than a Loafe scone.
Boyd, an associate professor of law, policy and sustainability in the UBC Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, had been appointed as the second-ever United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, a five-year position he began in August.
Driving through the winding village roads, past white-washed houses and pubs with gilt-edged windows and the rolling hills covered in a patchwork quilt of rye and barley fields, it feels like an illustration from a child’s story book. There is beauty in Northern Ireland’s apparent simplicity.
Montrealers laugh and chat on patios and in cafés, and throngs of students share bottles of cheap wine in Parc Jeanne-Mance — a quiet luxury that any self-respecting Vancouverite envies.
“With the objects in the Museum, once you’ve got them, stories start coming out from the object and the stories are usually about relationships."
Responsible for over 4,000 hospitalizations between 2001 and 2010 in British Columbia alone, concussions are common yet serious head injuries that occur among people of all ages and backgrounds.
“Enjoy the summer as best as you can because it is going to be an ongoing problem for years to come,” said Zeglinski.
In Salish Creek, the fast-flowing water expelled from the culvert was pushing salmon back down the creek, stopping them from reaching their spawning grounds above the culvert.
When asked what advice she would give to young people aspiring to become pilots, Chiu highlighted the importance of persistence.