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Ask Natalie: what do I do if I don’t get into my major?

2 days, 13 hours ago“Try to register for your dream major’s required courses and work hard. I’m not telling you to start working at a ‘ignore everything’ level, because that’s not healthy and that’s what causes burnout.”

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News

Dr. Susan E. Parker, the current Deputy University Librarian at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus, is the new UBC University Librarian. This appointment came after a three month search.

Culture

Bard on the Beach is a summertime staple for the theatre of Vancouver and this season is even more exciting for UBC theatregoers, with two alumni from the BFA Acting program, Luisa Jojic and Ashley O’Connell, featured in the performances.

Sports

For Mosher — who has been head coach since 1996 — the 2018 championship will be the first time his team hosts the nationals in over a decade. UBC last hosted the national championship back in 2007, where the ’Birds won CIS gold.

Opinion

“If you're only taking summer courses and you're not working a good number of hours, you don't really understand how stressful summer courses can be. I've only taken one summer course before and it was while I was working over 50 hours a week.”

“My advice for travellers coming down under: don’t spend a second inside. Get outside any moment you can, take the long train rides or road trips up the coast, and don’t listen to TLC when it comes to chasing waterfalls.”

Features

If it wasn’t obvious already by the noodle experience the night before, we knew very little Japanese, and by very little, I mean absolutely none. There must have been 25 different train lines, each more confusing than the previous one.

Science

A year ago, there was no Cypress the rocket, and no UBC Rocket team. Now, 60 members strong, they are competing for the first time at the Spaceport American Cup in Las Cruces, New Mexico from June 20 to 24, 2017.

A research group has taken a significant step towards solving workplace “interruptibility” with a device called FlowLight. The color of the light changes between green, red or pulsing red, to signal that you are available, busy or super engaged.