“In order to actually determine the accuracy we need to do a much larger clinical trial first, so much more research has to be done, but we hope that we will be able to bring this device further along into making a significant impact in the future.”
The federal budget will reduce floating student loan interest from prime plus 2.5 percent to just the prime rate. The fixed interest rate will be decreased from prime plus five per cent to prime plus two per cent.
Hosted in front of the Martha Piper fountain, the vigil was organized by Thaqalayn Muslim Association UBC (TMA), Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights UBC, Arab Students Association at UBC (ASA), Muslim Students Association UBC (MSA), UBC Pakistani Students’ Association and Colour Connected Against Racism UBC.
The event was co-hosted by fourth-year history student and former AMS presidential candidate Spencer Latu.
GOLDRAUSCH does not fail in its overall mission to break the fourth wall and encourage the audience to consider why people create art and who has the right to tell a certain story.
I’d slouched my way through applications and interviews, hungover and unapologetic. My mentality was people like me weren’t meant for success – we’re meant to burn out and drop out.
Thankfully, this biochemistry student is here to make everything about AMS elections make sense again, through the very intuitive lens of metabolomics.
The Board of Governors is a very fancy institution that reports to the provincial government, but who wants to live in an institution?
An outlier in a family of rowers — her uncle won gold for Canada in 1964 — Marino found herself on the receiving end of recruiting by UBC women’s rowing after her retirement from tennis.
For the Thunderbirds, finishing the year the undisputed fifth-ranked team in the country should be taken as a victory.
In the first weekend of real spring weather here in Vancouver, our teams had more to cheer than the added sunshine.
UBC took the fifth and final set of the national final 15-11 over the Rams for a 3-2 overall win.
Sleep deprivation has become so common that it’s considered part of our university culture.
"We here at The Ubyssey have become well acquainted with the new council’s platforms, promises and personalities over this long, long campaign period and the real and very hard work is not too far in the distance. So, we’re offering our help."
"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the dockets posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read. Here’s what to expect at the March 2019 Senate meeting."
"Relying on business revenues to fund services for the public good is always dangerous, as profit motives will inevitably contradict the public interest. How will the AMS be able to focus on serving student needs if we need to generate profits by exploiting students themselves in order for the society to function?"
“We need to understand, you know, where we lack and how we can improve because we can ... keep staring a problem in the eye, [but] it's about time that some changes are made.”
One of the most important employees of the AMS is someone you’ve probably never heard of.
Just because the AMS isn’t shouting and stomping down doors doesn’t mean its work isn’t political anymore.
“There’s only two kinds of people who have a $50 in San Juan. The ones who are leaving and the ones who are arriving,” he says as he pushes the bill back. “So which one are you?”
Louise Dong wanted to get “some new fresh blood into this hackathon community.” As a result, she started XdHacks — a cross-disciplinary hackathon.
“We view fiction as a very viable way to put your science within the hero’s dilemma framework,” said Byers.
“Every team came out with something that worked, and it was just a matter of whose worked a bit better … this was really high-quality work done by the students,” she said.
“No woman wants to be hired just because she’s a woman. Merit always comes first, and I think that’s an important message when it comes to these topics. Everyone wants to be hired because they’re the right individual for the job,” said Wilkes.
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.