As a result of emailing a prof out of the blue, Raison went on to spend a year doing a directed study course with now-retired psychology professor Dr. Don Dutton, during which she conducted a literature review of articles concerning intimate partner violence.
Yesterday, thousands crossed the Cambie Street bridge in the Walk for Reconciliation to acknowledge the legacy of Canada’s residential school system. They later convened at Strathcona Park.
Holmes ran on a platform of affordability, diversity, improving the student experience and adding additional experiental learning opportunities like co-op.
More than a year after their previous one expired, the AMS and MoveUP — the union that represents 14 non-student permanent administration employees — are still without a collective agreement.
In 1987, a student walked into CITR with a nifty idea for a broadcast; 24 uninterrupted hours of tapes about the assassination of President John. F. Kennedy. 30 years later, Nardwuar the Human Serviette is CiTR’s most recognizable personality, a local celebrity, and one of the world’s most prominent music journalists.
For quite some time now, the UBC food scene has consistently been more and more disappointing. Students find themselves paying more and more for food of lesser quality and less in quantity.
If you want pub food or a beer, Mahoney’s is overpriced and lame; Gallery 2.0 has some of the most incompetent service I’ve ever seen and a sad, sad menu; and Koerner’s is great but a little off the beaten path and open at weirdly inconsistent times.
I talked to UBC School of Music professor David Metzer, who teaches musicology with an emphasis on pop music. Our conversation turned to questions larger than Owl City’s resurgence: What is pop music? And what makes some songs so easy to parody?
Now 3-0-1 this season, the ’Birds will return home to UBC to play their final two weekend doubleheaders against both the Dinos and the Vikes before embarking on what’s sure to be another long playoff run.
The cloudy sky that afternoon would soon reflect the blood, sweat and tears left on the softball diamond.
Despite the win, the ’Birds found themselves with a mountain to climb early. Two minutes into the game, Ed Ilnicki ran for the Bears’ first touchdown to put Alberta ahead.
UBC’s collaboration on the court successfully suppressed the opponent’s attack, widening the gap set by set before finally taking down the WolfPack 25-15 to seal their fate.
“There is a certain irony involved here. UBC has been very loudly ‘innovative’ sustainability agenda, part of which includes constraining individual car trips off and on campus.”
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 to read.
“Cardio machines go days or even weeks without being fixed, the towels used to wipe down equipment are few and far-between and the floor space for stretching could be advertised as an attractive nano unit after a quick a paint job.”
“My mother calls me every day. She gets upset if I don't answer. She knows my class schedule and she'll call when she knows I'm not busy.”
A mechanical engineer by training who spent much of the last three decades in the University of California system, Szeri has already worn many administrative hats.
Samantha Schumacher has always wanted to be a writer. The newly-elected president of Her Campus, Schumacher aims to make the UBC chapter of the women-centric media platform bigger and better as it strives to give women across the country a voice.
Coming back to Terrace after eight months in Vancouver is a vaguely disconcerting experience, but it’s made easier by this group of people that help me trace the connection between who I am in my hometown and who I am in the city.
Of the 194 residence advisors living in residence this upcoming school year, fewer than half are returning. The Ubyssey spoke to ten RAs to find out why so many students — who go into the position with such good intentions — do not come back.
Sacrificing material goods to build temples or giving offerings to appease a supernatural deity can be very costly. If religion can cause people to behave against their best interests, what is its purpose?
Life as a grad student is a uniquely chaotic and stressful experience. Then one day, if you’re like me, you stumble upon a comic strip that gets it.
UBC Library kicked off Science Literacy Week with a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on September 18 where students got the opportunity to be involved in that very process. The focus of the event was improving the available content on Wikipedia about Canadian science and scientists.
“Spotlight” profiles six women in STEM and is part of Science Literacy Week (September 18-24), a national celebration of everything science-y. With the series, the groups hope to dispel common misconceptions about what STEM is about.