News

According to a 2017 report by the BC Representative for Children and Youth (RCY), 6,950 children and youth are “in care” in the province, and 524 of those youth have aged out of care since 2016. 23 of those individuals attend UBC. What are their experiences like?

Culture

Sports

The ‘Birds have had a tendency to start slowly, hitting the snooze button until the second half begins. However, the starting lineup were locked in early on Friday night as the starters were intent on pushing the pace from the jump ball, earning transition buckets at will.

Opinion

“I won’t be answering questions about almond milk or drunken misadventures, but I still have advice for you. Not for the big things — the fights, the lovers, the grades — but for what falls between those.”

“Wouldn’t it be wonderful if our survival depended solely on absorbing minerals and sunlight, like plants? Unfortunately, we’re humans, and fulfilling our needs is necessary for basic survival as well as thriving in stressful environments.”

“These types of incidents are a reminder to all of us at UBC that we must actively work and speak out to eliminate hate. It is never okay to stand idly and watch another person be verbally or physically assaulted and not do something.”

Features

Yu has been actively involved in public debate on issues of immigration and racism in Canada since he responded to the controversial Maclean’s article “Too Asian?” — now-titled “The enrollment controversy” — which questioned how the demographic makeup of Canadian universities with a large Asian population has an impact on campus life.

Science

Sure, Pluto is an icy body that is cold enough to have year-round winter, but I don’t think your North Face jacket could handle the -223 C temperatures. Pluto’s longer years may be tempting, but who really wants to get in 90,560 Earth days of skiing in a single season?