AMS President Cole Evans confirmed there was a “small celebration” for an AMS staff member today with 9 individuals in the offices.
NDP candidate David Eby has taken Vancouver-Point Grey for a third term, beating out Green candidate Devyani Singh and BC Liberal candidate Mark Bowen.
Back in April, AMS Food Bank coordinator Cali Schnarr said that while the food bank usually saw 18.5 clients on average per day, the number had increased to 20 to 25 clients per day.
As Canadian universities undergo racial reckonings sparked by the Black Lives Matter movement, Black studies programs could provide spaces for resistance on campuses, Dr. Andrea A. Davis and Dr. Handel Wright said.
Every September, our campus bustles with excited students waiting to see what the new academic year has in store for them. This year, UBC students experienced the first ever virtual AMS firstweek.
The Chan Centre is hosting a series of virtual concerts called the Dot Com Series, aimed at highlighting artists from around the world.
October 14’s Wednesday Noon Hours was A Tribute to Hanz-Karl Piltz featuring Marina Thibeault , as well as UBC String Division faculty duo partners David Gillham, Eric Wilson and Jasper Wood (Violin).
Kent Monkman, an internationally renowned Cree artist, set out to share the Indigenous perspective of Canada’s colonization.
In response to current global pandemic, the UBC Esports Association and the UBC Red Cross Club have teamed up to host a charity esports tournament, featuring amateur teams competing over three different game titles.
U SPORTS and Canada West have cancelled conference and national championships for winter 2021. This follows their earlier decision this year to suspend competition due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
While Coach Symons has acknowledged that it is “a difficult situation with the habits of the players over the years having contact when [they] compete,” he believes that there have been positives such as giving the team opportunities to settle down and create technical and tactical goals.
One of the UBC’s biggest school spirit events Homecoming will look different this year with ongoing COVID-19. It will be held virtually on September 25 along with many activities throughout the weekend.
According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, “mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present, and nonjudgmentally.”
"As university students, who makes up the next government impacts us directly."
What I like about Dr. Neff’s work is that she acknowledges that in our society, we often want to feel “special and above average” in order to feel worthy, but self-compassion is available to everyone.
If you feel stuck right now and wonder if self-esteem is a problem for you, I invite you to do a self-esteem check up. Be honest with yourself.
On September 19, 2020, former Prime Minister John Turner passed away at the age of 91.
I had not known true disappointment until the stewardess welcomed me to Edmonton this past April. As the airport doors closed and the plane backed up, I began to weep. Earlier, when I’d taken my seat on the nearly empty plane, “I hope you know how brave you are” appeared on my phone screen. I switched my phone off and said goodbye to Vancouver, a city I resented leaving.
But access to the kind of health care BC is renowned for is not a universal experience. People of colour often have to contend with language barriers, cultural assumptions and underlying biases when accessing health care spaces.
COVID-19 has drawn attention to veiled discrimination on campus against Chinese students, largely fuelled by misconceptions — particularly with Chinese international students, who make up the largest demographic of internationals at UBC.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in popularity for BC’s outdoor recreation scene, but the increased level of human activity may be affecting wildlife.
With this calendar, Trina Kushnerik aims to make science more accessible by transforming research into doable, daily actions.
With the climate crisis being one of the four major issues British Columbians are concerned about this provincial election, The Ubyssey summarized each major party’s key climate platform points in an effort to assist your decision on October 24.
British Columbians consider the COVID-19 response to be their top issue when deciding who to vote for this upcoming election.
The weight of the world rests on our shoulders. Yet the fate of the world lies beneath the heels of the rich, their carbon footprints stamped down like corporate logos.
UBC is unique from most universities because it owns and operates its own water system. But how does water get here? What do we do with it? And how do we reconcile our collective need for water with a climate crisis that could see it becoming our most precious commodity?
The sands that I would pretend were sprinkles, where I’d roll around in, feeling like a brigadeiro. The sea where I learned that the best way past a tall wave is through it. It was now buried in oil and the federal government refused to do anything about it.
At the Supermarket You don’t see peanuts plucked out of the ground