You would think UBC Board of Governors would be interested in maintaining transparency and accountability, following years of criticism around bad governance.
The controversy follows friction between Adshade and fraternities after she alleged in a tweet that six female students had been hospitalized after being drugged at fraternities.
Public transportation accounts for more than half of all trips to and from UBC. With busses running less frequently, student commuters are struggling to plan their trips to campus.
Unifor rejected the offer, asking for higher wages. But CMBC claims their proposal is more competitive than that of most public sector employees.
Naomi Klein opened the event with a discussion on her new book and was joined by Kanahus Manuel, an Indigenous land defender from the Secwepemc territories as well as event moderator, UBC School of Journalism Professor Kathryn Gretsinger.
The central idea of the play is connection — between the character themselves and with the animals who appear throughout the story.
The ruse is just the beginning of the exhilarating roller coaster that is Parasite, but to reveal more would be practically immoral. As has been universally noted, including by the pleas of writer-director Bong Joon-ho, it is best to go in blind to what is widely — and rightly — being considered one of the very best films of the decade.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire burns with passion. French writer-director Celine Sciamma masterfully crafts a drama that is both modest and devastating, classic and modern, quiet and hypnotic.
Last Friday at Father Bauer Arena, two fraternities Beta Theta Pi and Phi Delta Theta came together to host the second annual Drop the Puck for Mental Health charity game, raising $31,000 for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
The UBC Thunderbirds won their record-breaking seventh national U Sports championship Sunday afternoon, emerging victorious over fierce rivals Calgary Dinos by a score of 1–0.
The UBC Thunderbirds have advanced to the U Sports women's soccer National Championship game after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Acadia Axewomen Saturday afternoon.
UBC Ski and Board held its annual rail jam yesterday, turning the usually boring Ponderosa mall into a place of action and the occasional bail.
The disproportionate share of tuition increases that new international students carry (4 per cent compared to 2 per cent for domestic students) is further evidence that UBC sees international students as cash cows.
"Some people argue that fraternity parties aren’t the problem at all — that it is not the fault of the fraternity for a few 'bad apples' that commit sexual assault. We cannot hold fraternities as a whole responsible and it’s not fair to punish them as an entirety."
Although for a lot of us it happens to be an automatic habit, the truth is that people who hate themselves rarely succeed in a way that people with self-compassion do.
“This was not a student led event, this was led by UBC, and is not the only time UBC had invited speakers and individuals who have an involvement in the genocide in Xinjiang.“
“It’s just such an emotional burden that it’s placed on you as someone with an invisible disability because you can’t outwardly show how you’re suffering.”
The hardest part was probably the nerves and loneliness that inevitably comes with long-term, solo travel.
”Every student advising body on campus, every faculty, every department has their own list of these mental resources that they pass out to students who come asking for this kind of stuff ... So far the solution has just been to create a list, or a PDF, or a website with bullet points.”
As the divestment movement at universities in Canada and around the world builds momentum, unpacking the debate at UBC raises important questions about the role of fossil fuel companies.
Seeing similar seed libraries pop up across the province, the two founders believed it to be the next meaningful step for UBC to foster their own seed collection.
Individuals who got a description of the carbon fee in their flight pricing details described as a “carbon offset on aviation fuel production and importation” consistently preferred to spend $14 on carbon fees.
The data tool used computational and algorithmic methods to compare the population data of the three cities with the attributes of their public transit systems and healthcare facilities such as hospitals.
“Big commercial fishing is new to the area, so anything that we can do before hand, before this boat really comes, to protect this ecosystem will be very important,” said Sumaila.