The T-Birds ended a two-year title streak for their Canada West rivals the Trinity Western Spartans.
AMS VP External Sally Lin said the AMS is “incredibly happy” with the new provincial budget that was announced in February, as it includes AMS recommendations made last October. She’s particularly pleased with their inclusion of specific housing plans.
The provincial government has announced new funding for student housing amid a Vancouver housing crisis that has made renting in the city increasingly unaffordable. But it might be a while before UBC students see the benefits.
This morning, a large group of students participated in a walkout organized by the UBC Indigenous Law Students Association to protest the recent acquittals of Gerald Stanley and Raymond Cormier, who were both respectively charged in the deaths of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine.
Band Wars featured the bands 7th Row, Death By Daisies, The JRMS and fate fell short. All were created in BVP’s program Build-A-Band — which The JRMS’s guitarist and vocalist Ryder McGinnis described as a “free agent list.”
The 11th Coastal First Nations Dance Festival — presented with the Museum of Anthropology from February 28 to March 3 — is as beautiful as it is necessary.
The Anthropology and Sociology building has a history almost as old as the university. The space where it and the Museum of Anthropology stand was previously an army base.
A year ago, DJ Negar Hamidzadeh’s schedule was filled with lectures and assignments. Now, she is performing in shows and festivals all over Vancouver and the world while producing her own music.
A game-high 20 kills from Kiera Van Ryk and UBC’s ability to take advantage of Calgary service errors allowed the Thunderbirds to maintain any leads they had throughout the four sets.
The bronze medal may have even more weight behind it, as UBC is set to face the University of Calgary Dinos Just last weekend, the Dinos defeated the Thunderbirds to claim the Canada West title.
Though UBC moves on to face first-ranked Trinity Western, with the way the T-Birds have been playing, anything is possible.
“Everyone was waking up this morning just ready to go. We’ve been looking forward to this moment for so long, so when it really came down to it, nothing could hold us back."
“Uninstall any social media apps if you feel like they’re not good for your mental and emotional wellbeing.”
“To say the least, I was stressed and scared, but had hoped that with an array of witnesses, as well as documented proof of many incidents, that the authorities would take me seriously.”
“The discourse must be civil, of course, but there is nothing in the article that suggests it was not, and further discussions I have had with the FSC attendees confirmed as much.”
“Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students.”
Now elected, Hamid is set on using her experience observing — and sometimes disagreeing with — current executives to take a critical look at how the AMS operates.
Watching the wedding was a reflection of racing through Chennai; everywhere my attention landed, there was a vibrancy that pulled me into the present. In a red silk sari and white dhoti, heavy flower garlands weighting their necks, the bride and groom offered sacrifices of food and flowers into the holy fire.
At UBC, the lack of voter participation has created a vicious cycle of disenfranchisement. And while the elections committee is pushing to change that, it is not something that is going to be solved overnight.
With no job security and low pay in one of the most expensive cities in North America, hundreds of sessional lecturers at a world-class university are struggling to simply pay their bills.
On the evening of Galileo’s 454th birthday, students, educators and alumni of UBC and other institutions gathered in the Macmillan Space Center for “Saving Science in Fact-Free Times.”
A new case study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, professor in the UBC department of medicine and corresponding author on the paper, explores an experimental treatment to improve the unseen impairments in patients with spinal cord injuries.
The team revealed that when Ada’s sail was ripped off (likely by high winds) it took several sensors off with it and opened a several cracks in the hull next to a battery hatch designed to keep electronics dry. They are now designing a new boat, one they hope will be able to sail around the world.
Through a large scale study conducted on over 25 species of hummingbirds across different countries, the Altshuler lab was able to provide an in depth definition of manoeuvrability and how to quantify it — a task that had previously been answered more qualitatively than quantitatively.