Arriving at Main Street during peak sun hours, with no sunglasses or water but good company, I started my self-guided tour around the new murals being created for this year’s Vancouver Mural Festival.
UBC’s Equity and Inclusion office has made changes to the upcoming Pride installation after reviewing feedback from the campus community. The timeline for the design’s unveiling is still set for early September.
The AMS has released the report for this year’s Academic Experience Survey (AES), which outlines 27 recommendations for the society to follow in response to the survey’s results.
UBC’s faculty of medicine issued a statement today on the potential forced withdrawal of 20 residents and 24 clinical fellows within the faculty, which forms a sizable chunk of the roughly 280 incoming and current Saudi students at UBC.
In the context of this eco-art, Tomkinson’s concern lies with noise pollution in Vancouver and protecting the silent spaces we are still fortunate to have.
Garden Jams, a collaboration event between Blank Vinyl Project and Roots on the Roof, was a better-than-usual night for students to wax poetics while gazing at the sunset as some quiet acoustic tunes rang out in the summer breeze.
When you attend Pride, it doesn’t matter whether you’re apart of the LGBTQIA2S+ community or in solidarity as an ally — it is all about acceptance and being yourself. That is, full heartedly, the impression that I got from Pride 2018 at UBC, which made me oh-so-happy.
By giving creative freedom to artists who come from different backgrounds and tell different stories, the festival plays an important role in social movements. This year, the festival is focusing on female producers and artists as well as Indigenous representation with Musqueam artist Debra Sparrow, a self-taught designer and weaver.
Unheard of by many, Mount Cheam is in Chilliwack and you absolutely need a four-wheel drive to even make it to the base of the hike.
When Croatia scored an equalizer a few minutes later, the bar erupted in cheers. That’s when I found out that I managed to find the town’s English pub and the only bar in the whole city cheering against France.
The good weather only lasts so long here in Vancouver, so why not go beyond the gym for some exercise?
Here are a few suggestions for you to check off your hiking bucket list — just be sure you are well prepared with the proper gear before you go.
Despite their best efforts, social media and messaging just aren’t as engaging or satisfying as a good old conversation. That certainly doesn’t mean they can’t be improved though.
Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students.
Since I’m very type-A and love office supplies, it’s no wonder that having a planner falls under my ‘must-have’ category. Over the years, I’ve tried different types of planners, including some of these!
"As such, we have decided to focus SASC on education, outreach, advocacy and an integral role in ongoing assistance for AMS human resources, clubs and constituencies’ responses to sexual violence."
Shonan coast is a favorite coastal stretch among locals for its powdery sand, laid-back surf vibe and small eateries that line this section of the route. At its best, dusk at the coast can be the most glorious part of the day, with a light and tranquility that’s so hard to capture at any other time.
Part of what keeps Smailes loving his job is the opportunity to learn something new and different every day. “You only have to go talk to a researcher about what they’re working on, and their excitement is infectious.”
I was determined to see a little bit of everything: the sunshiney towns jam-packed with historical significance, the freezing tops of the Peruvian Andes, the sweaty riversides of the Amazon rainforest, the bone-dry beaches of the North.
Beijing revealed itself slowly: rising through the smog, the red sun of dawn creeping up through the haze and seeming to play hide and seek between the buildings, rose-tinted light rising higher and higher into the sky as we approached.
“To keep up with the world, it’s important to develop these skills,” she said.
“In a lot of the activities we run, people say ‘No, no that is too hard to understand,’ but we show them it isn’t, we break it down to concepts they understand. So now they know it is not so scary."
“Approximately two billion phones are sold per year, and in 2016, the amount of e-waste in the landfills was approximately 46 million tonnes. There is a four per cent e-waste growth rate, which is highly concerning.”
According to Johnson, the discoveries scientists hope to make about Mars using the mission data could prove invaluable for better understanding some of earth’s early history.