There are 92 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death from the virus in BC today, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 884.
The referendum failed in the 2019 AMS general elections and again in the 2020 general elections, making this the third time the AMS has tried and failed to pass the referendum that would abolish student court, extend AMS membership to carry over to the second semester and would allow the AMS to create a confidentiality policy to limit the release of certain records.
With experience from residence life, Yee has defeated Harresh Thayakaanthan, Zoe McDaniel and Reed Garvin in the VPAUA special election held after all candidates dropped out of the original race.
UBC President Santa Ono made the announcement on March 26 in a letter to the community, confirming that in-person ceremonies would be cancelled in May.
Art is defining student activist movements in a world that’s increasingly moving to social media. The visual side of activism has evolved to encompass new forms with students embracing performance and Lennon walls — but despite the shift online, one medium remains especially striking: the protest sign.
The situation has been chalked up as a misunderstanding, but it has given the art community a platform to give more attention to the AMS’s permanent art collection and the importance of understanding the context of the collection before selling any of it.
To heighten protective health measures around COVID-19 exposure, all UBC Library location at both Vancouver and Okanagan campuses will be closed March 20 at 5 p.m. until April 6 at 9 a.m.
As classes move online, recreational activities and institutions around Vancouver are also closing as the government tightens measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in BC. Here’s a list of what’s closing.
Meditation does not mean leaving your room — or even your bed — because it is an exercise that can be done almost anywhere and in various ways, with all of them providing benefits to your wellbeing.
Effective 9 p.m. on March 16, all UBC sports facilities will be closed until at least April 5 due to fears over the spread of COVID-19.
Both the men's and women's U Sports hockey national championships have been cancelled due to fears surrounding the spread of COVID-19.
This year's edition of Storm the Wall has been cancelled.
For me, having fun is somewhat a hard thing to do. But it’s a coping skill that will help you regulate your emotions. It will increase feel-good hormones in your body, allow you to create meaningful memories, and remind yourself that there is hope out there.
“If charitable food banks were an efficient solution, the 36-year-old Greater Vancouver Food Bank would already have solved the problem. In wealthy food secure British Columbia, household food insecurity is an income problem — not a food problem.”
As students scramble to adapt amid classes moving online, drastic social distancing measures and border shutdowns, we understand if anticipating your next VPAUA has not exactly been at the top of your mind.
“Ultimately, the personal safety measures you take shouldn’t come at the cost of the safety of others, especially the most vulnerable members of society.”
“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.
Today’s provincial briefing was focused on the modeling provincial health authorities have been working on dealing with the virus's spread and BC's health capacity.
“Instead of thinking of this as a passive activity, and that you're not doing anything, this is actually an active thing to willfully do this,” DaRoza said.
There are 66 new cases of COVID-19 in BC today, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 725.
There are 42 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death from the virus in BC today, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 659.
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