“People are amazing once you get them out of their idiotic ideological presuppositions,” said Peterson to a crowd of dozens at the event. “Let’s be a bit appreciative of the political distribution and let’s understand that you need to communicate."
This afternoon, the UBC Ecuadorian Students Association (ESA) began a search party for missing student Louis Gonick. They have now departed from UBC for Stanley Park, the location where Gonick was last seen on April 16.
“The next time someone tells me that one vote won’t count, I’m going to say, ‘Oh, let me tell you a story,’” said Chris Hakim, who lost the AUS VP External race by one vote. “I know that it does first-hand.”
The Ubyssey took home Best Campus Website and Best Campus Feature Story at the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards on Tuesday night. With the recognition, ubyssey.ca wins its second national award this year.
On Saturday, March 18 volunteers exceeded their goal to create 24 new Wikipedia pages for female artists featured in the Belkin Art Gallery and edit countless more under the auspices of the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon movement.
I’m not part of the group tight-roping at The Chief every month. I’m not the girl who worked on finding two planets that NASA couldn’t. I’m not the guy who ran as a joke candidate but ended up AMS president.
“It’s too overtly politically correct. The diversity doesn’t look right,” she said. “In fact, the crowd is so diverse, each person in the crowd tokenized to represent a specific identity, that it blurs all connection to place or movement.”
Vibes Are Dope — or VIBES ARE DOPE — is a blog that makes the claim that it’s “the most important website on the internet.” Bold words considering it has existed for just over a year, has 130 Instagram followers and twice as many Facebook likes.
The 6'1 guard has had quite the experience. She has played for the Under-19 national team for Australia — a team that finished in first-place at the 2012 FIBA Oceania Championships and third at the 2013 FIBA World Championships. Penn also played in 2
There is no tiptoeing around it — the old pool was full of problems. The ceiling was constantly leaking, the showers were the extreme of hot or cold and you were lucky if you didn’t develop asthma. The fire alarm would go off for no rhyme or reason,
With 45 per cent of UBC’s current track and field roster in their first year of university, the UBC Open was also a chance for several of the new recruits to get up to varsity speed. They had the home field advantage to settle the nerves.
A big surprise from the meet came in the form of fourth-year Alex Loginov’s win in the 50m freestyle. Loginov finished under the “A” standard mark of 22.47 with a final time of 22.24, touching ahead of both Kisil and Thormeyer.
In a post on his Vancouver Sun staff blog earlier today, Todd penned a perfect addition to our spoof issue from the perspective of an old, ornery white man in a comfortable position of privilege who is upset at Breitbarf for making fun of white men.
“Because of this, I would recommend including in the policy a right for the respondent to produce evidence as well as a direction to the investigator to inform them of that right and of the types of evidence that may be relevant.”
"Besides the communication difference, the professors and lecturers here have been really similar to UBC — a good classroom balance of lecture and discussion, ready and willing to answer questions and passionate teachers."
“If you're not taking summer classes — I understand, some of us have to work those summer hours — but you'll be working on campus over the summer or maybe will live there, you'll notice just how many students have stayed to work or study too.”
“We’re a folky band, [but we incorporate] things like random bars of 5/4, bass solos, weird breakdowns when we get a midi pad out — little things like that. So we’re folky, but something’s off about our folky-ness.”
“For Safai, music is a universal method for reaching people in dark places looking for a hand to grasp, but finding none. Safai had to help herself, and she hopes that those in similar situations are now finding company and solace in her songs.”
The Ubyssey is investigating UBC’s Student Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) after it ran unprecedented deficits in 2015 and 2016 — more than $300,000 each year, or about 23 per cent of annual revenue, while simultaneously running an ineffective grant program.
Peak flu season is supposedly waning, but your voice is scratchy, your back hurts and your nose is runny. Are your symptoms related? Where should you go for help? What practices are safe and regulated?
Science is the idea that through questioning and testing those questions — through trying again and again and again until something works, and then sharing those findings with the world — we can make the world a better place for everyone.
We've rounded up the top ten most-read science section stories since May 1 of last year. Perhaps unsurprisingly, space-based stories dominate the list as do drug-related stories (yes, caffeine is a drug and it is addictive).
A few years ago, researchers at Tsinghua University in Beijing approached UBC SPPH researcher Dr. Michael Brauer with a proposal for a massive study linking global air pollution and international trade.
Fish mean many things to many different people throughout BC. To the many coastal First Nations peoples, they are an important source of subsistence and an integral element of culture. For the Haida Nation of Haida Gwaii, herring reign supreme.