This year’s Persistence of Vision film festival was the UBC Theatre and Film Department’s 28th annual occurrence of this event, showcasing the final short films of students in the UBC Film Production program.
Having been restructured twice since April 2017, AMS VP Academic and University Affairs (VPAUA) office is once again undergoing a structural change.
Voting for a new UBC Vancouver Board of Governors (BoG) faculty representative was temporarily disrupted due to a systems outage that brought down almost all UBC networks.
Forestry magnate and UBC benefactor Leon Joseph Koerner has been recognized by the federal government as a person of National Historic Significance.
The Muslim Student Association (MSA), which serves as a home and representative body for Muslim students at UBC, maintains that administrators have been helpful. However, the group still has concerns as they continue to grow.
CiTR Docs kicked off its third annual season on April 23. This year, the audio documentary series from UBC’s student radio station, CiTR, is releasing a set of 10 episodes that examine current affairs within the Lower Mainland from alternative perspectives.
POV28 is a student-organized event that showcases a collection of films produced by the third and fourth-year students in the UBC film production program. With twenty-one films on display, this year’s POV explores a variety of genres and topics.
Tucked away off of Main and King Ed, Little Mountain Gallery is unassuming. If it weren’t for the sandwich board proclaiming “Jokes Please! $5! Tonight!”, you’d never have guessed it was there. From the outside, the venue seems to almost blends right into the wall.
MacDonald will remain with the Thunderbirds, though not in the head coaching capacity.
After impressing at the CFL Combine and the East Michigan Pro Day, Shepley’s work finally paid off with a pro contract.
Canada finished fourth on the overall medal tally, racking up 15 gold, 40 silver and 27 bronze medals for a final tally of 82.
It took a very long time for my teammates and I to digest what we had been told that day. Compelled by my sadness, I became committed to ensuring that no student-athlete at UBC would ever feel like they had no support through their mental health struggles.
"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."
"Council will be appointing councillors and students-at-large – students that are NOT members of Council – to all the standing and ad-hoc committees for the summer"
"Without some kind of measure to allow buses to run faster, the B-Line will keep on crawling like a snail rather than flying like a bee as it is intended to do."
After a lengthy court battle with the university over whether they should be required to release documents on broad-based admissions to The Ubyssey, the BC Court of Appeals ruled in favour of UBC in a decision issued April 13.
The most-read features of the year covered everything from UBC's lacklustre response to the fentanyl crisis to the concerns of hundreds of financially precarious professors.
Good is the first member of his community, Snuneymuxw, located near Nanaimo, BC, to be admitted to medical school where he has recently been “matched” with the psychiatry residency program at UBC — his first choice.
Only 24.5 per cent of students felt the overall co-op program experience was good or very good, and 40 per cent described these experiences as poor or very poor. In a time of transition and turnover, whether or not sufficient changes can be made remains to be seen.
“I kind of became the resident rocket scientist, who puts a little extra ‘cosmic’ in the Cosmic Café,” he said. These trivia events are not just about science, but also about current events in Canada and around the world.
Whether it’s for your nerdy Tinder date or your snooty cousin at family dinners, sometimes you just need to remind people to love you for the smart, informed and sensitive individual you are.
Displayed prominently outside the student centre was Cypress, the winning rocket from 2017. With its bright white body and red nose and tail sections, it was difficult to ignore on the way inside to view some of the other projects the team has been working on over the past year.
Sex robots could lead to the creation of marriages that don’t have a component of sexual intimacy between partners. Although these partners might marry for reasons such as friendship or wanting to raise a family, their sexual desires would instead be fulfilled via sexbot.
As a medical student, the task of finding a specialty that matches your personality, interest and desire for work-life balance can be one of the toughest tasks to accomplish in medical school.