Eat Think Vote is a national campaign organized in partnership with Food Secure Canada and Meal Exchange. The campaign offers a platform for community members and politicians to discuss Canadian food insecurity.
The second term of the 2019/2020 Winter session will be the last to offer ENGL 112 as UBC plans to completely replace it as an undergraduate writing requirement with WRDS 150, a course in the Arts Studies Research and Writing (ASRW) program.
On October 11, the UBC Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions and UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) hosted a panel discussion on women’s representation in Canada.
Following the recent drugging allegation in UBC fraternities, AMS Council voted unanimously to approve a motion to re-explore the student union’s relationship with the IFC — the governance body for UBC's 10 fraternities — and its members.
I wish I could give you a truly insightful musical run-down of the performances, but I was mostly just focused on staying warm.
Overall, “Women Who Named the Unnamed” prompted audience members to look beyond a single narrative when focusing on various parts of the world. While patriarchy and violence are very real issues in Pakistan and the sub-continent, the region is so much more than this.
Tensions will be running high for many Canadian citizens at UBC. But will the same tension be felt by the non-Canadian students?
As we head deeper into the 2019 federal election, students and faculty members with dual citizenship at UBC can fulfill their civic duty and vote for their representatives in the House of Commons. Some dual citizens may have been born here but didn’t grow up in Canada at all. It can be a little more uncomfortable — if you don’t feel engaged in Canadian politics, should you bother voting at all?
Still, the idea of playing on a playground is foreign to most adults who view playgrounds as relics of the past. Yet are we really too old to be playing on playgrounds?
Women’s hockey and soccer split their weekend matchups with Calgary and Victoria while men's soccer shutout the Vikes twice in two days.
Riding a bike offers an experience that is distinctly unique. With the same energy exertion, you can go further with a bike than you can when you run — and unlike when you are in a car or bus, you are actively moving as you push down on the pedals.
It was a stellar weekend for the UBC Thunderbirds women's soccer while the men's team and women's field hockey stay undefeated Friday through Sunday
“Part of doing things differently requires rethinking growth. As we do that we can make some intermediate changes that place a hold on growth right now. Long term changes would reorient the university away from the concept of perpetual growth toward one of equilibrium...“
But I like to have good grades, and I always weigh the pros and cons carefully inside my head. Do I not show up to office hours and risk having a mediocre grade? Or do I suck it up, show up and potentially increase my chances of scoring an A?
“I chose to do it in an open session because I happen to believe that transparency is key to accountability and therefore most sessions of the Board should be open. As to why I have decided to resign can be summarized in the following three reasons.“
“There are students marching at the front of climate strikes, advocating for social justice, and pushing our government to do better. Why are their voices not being broadcast onto that stage?“
The next federal election is on October 21. Read this to get informed.
“I don’t think I would be happy with graduating if I don’t feel like I’ve made any progress, and making the dean aware and more professors aware of the power that they have in shaping how students feel."
Rushing through the cobblestone streets, between rows upon rows of whitewashed wooden buildings, I thought I could easily spot the massive art pieces but somehow I managed to miss them all.
“Working within the [in-care] system, it can be really hard to actually engage on that level of systemic change. It seems a little bit more feasible to do it from the outside, and more effective.”
“So often, because of all this emphasis on getting antibiotics in quickly, that’s what clinicians do,” said Sweet.
“We have been looking at different side effects with this class of antibiotics for actually a few years now,” said Etminan.
“There’s been a lot of research on various herbs that can enhance immune system function, macrophage activity, natural killer cell activity and enhancing the white blood cell activity in the body,” said Yardley.
But Chan also identified timber management and liquefied natural gas (LNG) policy as areas where the province could be doing more.
From the humble beginning as a single train station with a mile of track, the Skytrain has become one of the central arteries of Vancouver. This month, reporter and producer Jack Lamming explored the past, present and future of the Skytrain, and whether the lines will ever extend to UBC.
This month, the Ubyssey team took a look back at the biggest stories of the year with the people who reported them. Through interviews with some of our award-winning editors, we’re giving you updates on the stories that you might have missed, or have had big updates since they initially broke.
On the second episode of Extra Credit, reporter and producer Jack Lamming delves into at the impact of the First and Second World Wars on UBC. Looking back, he found stories of failed exams, weaponized balloons and a lost streetcar system.
On our first episode, “Definitely Irish,” reporter Zak Vescera and producer Jack Lamming took a look at the influx of young Irish people who rent in Dunbar over the summer. They managed to get to the bottom of why the Irish come to Vancouver and whether they are discriminated against when they look for housing and jobs.
It took decades and a massive student revolution to get it built.
I don’t regret that cosmological decision. Cause here I am people stellar and brain injured. Bet that’s a disability youse ain’t never considered.
I wonder why my friends hesitate to say ‘no,’ or why they think respectful men are not attractive or exciting enough. I wonder why my friends have to constantly reiterate who they are to people they barely know, just to feel a little bit safer in their non-binary bodies.
Two pairs of teammates — one rookie and one veteran — reflected on what it means to be a UBC student, what it means to be a Thunderbird and how those perceptions change throughout an athlete’s journey.