AMS Council met for its regular Zoom meeting last night ahead of its annual general meeting today, discussing council discipline and sustainability.
Unlike previous years where changes were presented in an omnibus referendum question, these changes will be split into four parts for students to vote on at the AMS’s annual general meeting.
The AMS said the proposed bylaw change should have no immediate effect on students — the change is to ensure that the bylaws are authentic to the job description.
The fund is expected to open for applications between December 2020 and January 2021, with funds to be distributed in March 2021.
When I turned around, she looked incredibly startled. I was somewhat confused about why she was acting so oddly, suddenly she uttered words that caught me off guard;
I flipped the page, expecting to read about a winding staircase leading to an underground dungeon, or maybe to a secret lair, but instead, I felt my head start to dip towards my chest and my eyes beginning to shut.
We’ve sorted the movies into three categories based on intensity, but just in case be sure to lock your front door and sleep with one eye open!
When I was four years old, I lived in a haunted house in the heart of Surrey. It had a pretty cherry tree in the yard with a few resident individuals who were not alive.
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.
Daniel Smart-Reed is amongst the select group of elite athletes beginning their university athletic career with UBC this year.
In response to current global pandemic, the UBC Esports Association and the UBC Red Cross Club have teamed up to host a charity esports tournament, featuring amateur teams competing over three different game titles.
U SPORTS and Canada West have cancelled conference and national championships for winter 2021. This follows their earlier decision this year to suspend competition due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, “mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present, and nonjudgmentally.”
"As university students, who makes up the next government impacts us directly."
What I like about Dr. Neff’s work is that she acknowledges that in our society, we often want to feel “special and above average” in order to feel worthy, but self-compassion is available to everyone.
If you feel stuck right now and wonder if self-esteem is a problem for you, I invite you to do a self-esteem check up. Be honest with yourself.
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.
COVID-19 has drawn attention to veiled discrimination on campus against Chinese students, largely fuelled by misconceptions — particularly with Chinese international students, who make up the largest demographic of internationals at UBC.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in popularity for BC’s outdoor recreation scene, but the increased level of human activity may be affecting wildlife.
With this calendar, Trina Kushnerik aims to make science more accessible by transforming research into doable, daily actions.
With the climate crisis being one of the four major issues British Columbians are concerned about this provincial election, The Ubyssey summarized each major party’s key climate platform points in an effort to assist your decision on October 24.
British Columbians consider the COVID-19 response to be their top issue when deciding who to vote for this upcoming election.
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