UBC may have fallen to a 1-2 record in the round robin of the inaugural Collegiate Baseball Classic, but their roaring opening win at Nat Bailey Stadium with over 3,500 people in the stands will be a game to remember.
On July 25, UBC faculty members sent an open letter to UBC President Santa Ono, calling for the university to divest its support from the Thirty-Metre Telescope (TMT) project, which is a partnership between Canada, the University of California and Caltech, Japan, China, and India.
Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, were on the run after being considered suspects in three Northern BC murders in mid-July.
The Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC) is meant to serve as a hub for “digital transformation challenges” that will address community-based problems or opportunities through the utilization of AWS’s cloud-based expertise and technology.
Bolsen, Murda Beatz and What So Not will be preforming as well. Other performers playing at the event will be MGH!
For Fedrau, her goal is to shed light on the existence of queer Asians and their own shared lived experiences.
Pride was not always the colourful, fun parade that we recognize today. In commemoration of the original spirit of Pride, The Museum of Anthropology’s (MOA) August 3 event Pride at MOA: From a Riot to a Revolution commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and reminded us of the violence and resistance out of which the modern LGBTQIA2S+ rights movement was born.
One of TV’s most popular game shows added a bit of UBC flair when it aired on July 17. Jeopardy! played host to Jennifer Abel, a second-year masters of library and information studies student at the UBC iSchool.
Both the men's and women's field hockey squads at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru are well represented by current and past Thunderbirds
The UBC Thunderbirds men’s ice hockey team is set to take on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Badgers in a pre-season two-game friendly series on Friday, August 30 and Sunday, September 1.
In the inaugural Collegiate Baseball Classic, the UBC Thunderbirds men’s baseball team will face off against multiple international men’s university baseball teams from Japan and the United States.
It’s been a wild summer so far for Canadian swimmers, with the World Championships and Universiade Student Games featuring big medal hauls and even a few national records.
“You’ve got an entire life of summers to enjoy, so take these few years you’re in school and stretch them long.”
The theme of this year’s Pride parade is “50 years and still fighting” — we, as Two-Spirits, have been fighting for over 152 years. We have stood side by side with the LGBTQ+ community to fight for equality.
"Vocal students recognize that classroom dialogue is often awkward and uncomfortable, but we engage in it regardless because we have accepted that university is supposed to push us outside of our comfort zone."
I know how you might be feeling: Vancouver is huge, teeming with people and feels like it’s catered to all residents, besides you.
Organized under many names over many years, we now know them as the Pride Collective, a resource group fuelled by the very same motivation of their founders: to create and maintain a space for lasting community at UBC.
Dr. Ayesha Chaudhry’s academic career has seen many accolades, but her tentative start proves to be one of the most extraordinary things about her.
While the vast majority of UBC buildings would survive a quake, a few exceptions still have exceptionally high risk. A 2017 report from Arup, an external design firm, found 29 buildings were in “Tier IV” meaning they had a 50 to 100 per cent chance of collapse in the case of a “very rare” earthquake.
26% of UBC's full professors identify as female, a stark contrast to the 55% of students that identify as women. UBC is working to decrease the gap, but progress is slow on this very long road.
In fact, Metras explained that the dry toilets were a great learning opportunity as one of the earliest examples of the UBC campus as a living lab program.
One of the oldest design teams on campus, SUBC members work in collaboration to leverage specific skill sets and create sub components that can be put together to create a high-performance functional product.
“Everybody should be aware and engaged in this discussion, both the positive and the negative sides of gambling,” Clark said.
After encountering success with their own airlock project last year, Marquis and former vice-captain Han Zhang decided to establish an intercollegiate design competition to give other students the opportunity to undertake the same challenge.
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.
Two pairs of teammates — one rookie and one veteran — reflected on what it means to be a UBC student, what it means to be a Thunderbird and how those perceptions change throughout an athlete’s journey.