Recently opened in the First Nations Longhouse for the 2019/20 winter session, the Indigenous Student Collegium (ISC) was found in collaboration between the First Nations House of Learning (FNHL) and UBC’s Collegia program.
In response to the recent drugging allegation at UBC fraternity events, UBC immediately launched into an investigation with the RCMP. But some organizations like SASC disagreed with UBC’s decision to move forward with the investigation without consulting the survivors.
The campaign is part of the AMS’s larger advocacy efforts for the development of open educational resources at UBC.
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.
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.