Senators discussed fall reading break, COVID-19 transcript notation, the final report from the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Diversity and Inclusion (SACADI) and the Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP), and other topics.
BREAKING: RCMP reports UBC student involved in virtual kidnapping incident
Ono and the BoG Executive Committee recently agreed that he would be considered for another five-year term.
Students will be refunded for their April U-Pass, UBC announced in an email this afternoon.
The letter highlights the urgency of providing housing as part of preparatory public health measures before the expected second wave of COVID-19 hits BC.
Behind my face mask, I felt tomato bits stuck in my mouth. But I couldn’t let anybody know they were there. I had to prove myself through the fluency of my English that I was from here just like everyone else. That I was not the other.
After being in Vancouver for so long, I find myself struggling to tell my mother about my day in Chinese, bogged down by English jargon and unable to explain my studies to my grandmother and giving up on reading Chinese altogether.
The grocery store can’t replace my parents’ cooking or my brother’s sarcasm or my family’s love, but I guess it’s good enough for now.
As the days passed, it became increasingly apparent that we as Asian-Canadians did not belong. I was sporting a Korean-inspired fringe at the time, which seemed to warrant additional attention such as textbook ‘are you from China?’ racial comments.
Here are some ideas of ways to stay active during a global pandemic.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Canada West has revised the upcoming 2020/21 season.
“We were really upset about it and everybody else I feel was the exact same way about not getting the final chance to see how we ranked against all those top teams.”
The 2020 Canadian Football League draft was held on April 30 with some of the top football prospects in Canada available to be selected. For the four Thunderbirds, this marked the first step in their professional journey.
"Unfortunately, online classes provide much less than the top-tier global education we typically pay for, and this is not the price we should be paying for the product we would be getting in return."
What’s great about a mason jar is that you can leave it on your desk, beside your computer or on an office shelf.
In the past couple weeks, I’ve been “therapist shopping.” That being said, I know exactly what I’m looking for. If this is your first time accessing counselling, here’s a few tips on how to get started and important factors to keep in mind.
”Ultimately, student inclusion in the CERB or some form of immediate financial assistance from the federal government is simply an ask for equity in a time of great uncertainty.”
“I think that the most important thing I do is teach … [and] what I hope that does is invite [students] into scholarship."
I know what it’s like to be homesick — or, at least, I think so. Problem is, I’m not homesick for any physical place I can remember.
Loneliness can be more than simple solitude.
Starting in May, eyes will focus squarely on Evans as the campus waits to see how he — and his promises — fare as the head of the union.
64 per cent of study participants who tested positive for fentanyl reported knowingly using the substance. This number is up from 2015 where a previous study found that the majority of people (73 per cent) who tested positive for fentanyl did not know they used it.
The SciComm Division aims to cover multiple aspects of the outbreak, such as healthcare services, medical insurance and mental health.
X-ray and CT scan images are being used to develop an open-source AI application which may be able to predict the presence, severity and complications of COVID-19 infections.
The first phase of resuming on-campus research will enable limited access to facilities following strict physical distancing expectations. This phase will allow for no more than one-third of normal research occupancy on both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.
The weight of the world rests on our shoulders. Yet the fate of the world lies beneath the heels of the rich, their carbon footprints stamped down like corporate logos.
UBC is unique from most universities because it owns and operates its own water system. But how does water get here? What do we do with it? And how do we reconcile our collective need for water with a climate crisis that could see it becoming our most precious commodity?
The sands that I would pretend were sprinkles, where I’d roll around in, feeling like a brigadeiro. The sea where I learned that the best way past a tall wave is through it. It was now buried in oil and the federal government refused to do anything about it.
At the Supermarket You don’t see peanuts plucked out of the ground