On November 12, 2020, VP Finance & Operations Peter Smailes sent an email to students, informing them that the review would be conducted by Canadian law firm Rubin Thomlinson LLP, more than a month after Ono requested the review be completed.
The UBC Okanagan Senate has approved a week-long extension of winter break, delaying the start of winter term two.
AMS Council met last night over Zoom to discuss the new ethics and accountability committee, VP External Kalith Nanayakkara’s apparent conflict of interest and recent allegations of cheating in MATH 100.
“This is pretty complicated. UBC considered this decision back in the summer, and even earlier this month,” a student senator said.
A huge print of David Bowie’s self-titled album cover. Neon tubing installed inside the frame of a painting. A tube-shaped sculpture made of suspended rice paper. What do these all have in common? The fall exhibition lineup for the Vancouver Art Gallery.
This year, the Poetry in Transit project celebrated its 24th year since its inception in 1996. Each year, a collection of works by BC authors and Canadian published poets makes its way through a selection process to find itself into transit.
The Speakeasy Podcast, a new podcast hosted by Santana that seeks to destigmatize taboo topics in sex while highlighting minority voices.
Sara De Waal won the University of Lethbridge’s Bridge Prize, her work earned her a $7500 first-place award beating out over 300 story submissions.
While many of his former Thunderbirds teammates pursued careers in basketball after graduation, Michael Steele decided to start his own company instead.
Class of 2020 UBC T-Birds Women’s Hockey alumna Mathea Fischer is playing professionally for Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL) in Stockholm, Sweden.
Vincett is one of the three top-end prospects who have committed to T-Birds this year and he exudes enthusiasm for playing among his new teammates, even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
As UBC Esports Association (UBCEA) is about to celebrate its 10 year anniversary next month, VP Internal Relations Zach McKay shared some insights into its ever growing community, as well as the impact of COVID-19 on gaming.
Over the years, I have been told everything from “you should exercise and eat healthy” to “binge-watch Netflix and eat popcorn.”
“If approved, this would be one of the most ambitious plans to address the climate crisis in all of North America.”
“The rarer the cookie the more valuable it is.”
When we are aware of our internal experience, we can use our skills to ground ourselves and remind ourselves that we are safe.
How UBC students struggle to meet remote-learning technology requirements.
On September 19, 2020, former Prime Minister John Turner passed away at the age of 91.
I had not known true disappointment until the stewardess welcomed me to Edmonton this past April. As the airport doors closed and the plane backed up, I began to weep. Earlier, when I’d taken my seat on the nearly empty plane, “I hope you know how brave you are” appeared on my phone screen. I switched my phone off and said goodbye to Vancouver, a city I resented leaving.
But access to the kind of health care BC is renowned for is not a universal experience. People of colour often have to contend with language barriers, cultural assumptions and underlying biases when accessing health care spaces.
This might also be helpful advice if you’re in a family group chat with a variety of opinions related to politics and COVID-19.
The project, which aims to genetically incorporate powdery mildew resistance into cannabis cultivars, is led by UBC researchers Drs. Loren Reiseberg and Marco Todesco.
Shortness of breath and impaired quality of life were the two most common adverse outcomes, at incidence rates of 50 per cent and 51 per cent respectively.
This year, the UBC Gender Equity & STEM Conference hosted powerhouses from across industries to once again discuss the role of women and other marginalized genders in STEM.
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