“Try seating yourself closer to the front of class so you feel more connected to the professor and maybe even try asking the occasional question.”
A recent MacLean’s article reported that “only a smattering” of UBC students earn double degrees. This number turned out to be only five to six per cent for undergraduate arts students, according to Stefania Burk, associate dean of academic in the faculty of arts.
Costs go up. So does tuition. That's the rationale the UBC Board of Governors has been working with as they increase domestic tuition by two per cent every year. But are student-shouldered revenue streams the board's only option?
A non-fatal single vehicle collision occurred at Chancellor Boulevard and Acadia road around 10 p.m. tonight.
When the cast and crew of She Kills Monsters met for the first time, they were not themselves. With the help of five Dungeon Masters, two pounds of multi-sided dice and dozens of character sheets, they become paladins, mages and heroes in the fantastical world of Dungeons and Dragons.
In the age of the Resist and #MeToo movements, the adage of the pen proving mightier than the sword rings truer than ever, especially for women-focused narratives.
A showcase of animated short films from around the world, the night was both entertaining and thought-provoking. It successfully brought together visually diverse pieces that each convey a different message and mood. The show was cohesive, and the films flowed into one another well.
The actors cheer. Within seconds, the team of theatre students become a squadron of medieval-age knights with a mission. Swords appear out of thin air; someone brandishes an absurdly huge battle-axe.
This will be UBC’s second Winter Classic game against Lethbridge since the event’s debut in 2015 — their last Classic meeting being in 2016.
With the white Christmas fresh in our minds and the Pyeonchang Olympic Winter Games just around the corner, January feels like the perfect time for new beginnings. Why not making skiing more your New Year's resolution?
This weekend, UBC will hold its fourth annual Winter Classic, a super-hyped hockey game. There’s just one problem: UBC has two hockey teams, and we keep featuring the less successful one in recent history.
For six days, the nation’s most promising and celebrated skaters brought life to a stadium that usually only sees its stands filled for hockey games and concerts.
“If UBC is so concerned with student finances, why are they raising tuition yet again, with consultation that students criticized as inadequate?”
“What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the agenda docket posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read. Here’s what to expect at the January 17 Senate meeting.”
Often, New Year’s resolutions fall through the cracks of our busy schedules, and UBC has a tendency to “forget” about what it previously said it would do.
“The first week back on the grind can be overwhelming with new schedules to hammer out, syllabi to pour over, textbooks to purchase, and looming deadlines to meet.”
The Axiom Zen team developed CryptoKitties in order to introduce more people to Etherium. Schalm began working on the game in early August, and he continued on a part-time basis when his classes resumed in September. Along with one other software engineer, Schalm was tasked with working on the game’s smart contracts.
It’s the perfect mix of old and new, of historical and modern, that no other city seems capable of pulling off.
Thus far, UBC's draft statement on freedom of expression uses language that indicates a balancing act between maintaining both freedom of expression and the wellbeing of the campus community members. But where do students, faculty and community groups want UBC to draw the line when it comes to freedom of expression?
As she navigates its difficulties, Eidinger would like to see Canadian history reflect recent advancements in the field, and also more resources dedicated towards the scholarship of racialized and Indigenous peoples.
UBC's Donner conducts field research on the island of Kiribati, located in the central pacific off the coast of Australia. This year’s UN conference had a particular focus on small island developing states, such as Kiribati, recognizing the threat that climate change poses to their livelihoods.
To make your first trip around the Universe less overwhelming, let’s start with the top five must sees. Before you begin your journey, make sure you have packed enough food for a lifetime and have a spaceship that can break the cosmic speed limit.
A letter has been sent out to all of humanity, warning us of an impending calamity. The letter voices scientists’ growing concern with climate change and calls for humanity’s participation in curtailing environmental destruction.
These models are based on real data that Clarke and his team of graduate students collected over several decades of field work in the Yukon Territory. However, these operations can be extremely arduous and expensive, and so he hopes that the future of glaciology may involve drone technology.