Fall break will have to wait yet another year.
Hundreds marched in Vancouver on February 14 to honour and recognize missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls across the country.
A presidential hopeful has already been put in the penalty box barely minutes after his candidacy was announced.
There are 29 students running 36 campaigns in this year’s elections, competing for five AMS executive positions, two Board of Governors roles and five Senate slots.
UBC MFA alumni Shilo Jones weaves a startling tale full of broken and morally bankrupt characters to reflect Vancouver’s unseemly underbelly.
The sold-out crowd consisted of people from all over Vancouver. As the attendees arrived, some gathered around the fire with a hot beverage and cozied up as the speakers provided a sneak peak of the night was to bring.
During Langar, everyone sits on the same ground, eating the same food, despite their caste or background. Both men and women serve food, all of the food served is vegetarian and anyone who would like to is allowed to take part in the meal.
Strangers you pass down Main Mall, the individual who sits next to you in class, people you stand amongst in a crowded bus or the friends you’ve supposedly known since first year — each person carries their own, unique narrative and many stories go untold.
With the continued absence of Manroop Clair, the team needs to see a big series out of the team’s other top talent.
If they maintain their ranking by winning at least one match against the seventh-ranked Dinos this weekend, they’ll be playoff-bound.
A tweet on Sunday expressed dissatisfaction with the way that the women’s hockey game was at an earlier, less crowd-conducive time than the men’s, despite the women’s team’s higher conference standing.
Trinity and MacEwan are pitching for Canada West hockey programs for the 2020/21 season. Fraser Valley is pitching for volleyball.
"Nominations are closed tomorrow (February 15) at noon – yes, we know – so get your nominations in quick. Fill out a nomination form (available here or in front of our office in Nest, Room 2208) and drop it off to the Administrative Assistant in Nest Room 3502 by 12 p.m. tomorrow!"
"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. Here’s what to expect at the February 2019 Senate meeting."
“[S]ome may find it easy to dismiss this policy as useless and ineffective when considering the scope of what the AMS is actually able to act on. One might feel that if the most that the AMS can actually do is kick someone out of a club or ban them from the building, then why bother? But, for survivors, it’s revolutionary.”
“Five times per year, the UBC Board of Governors (BoG) meets to discuss issues of money, property, policy and people. As your student representatives on the BoG, we are here to keep you in the loop with what is up at Board.”
The ways that we work, play and socialize are dramatically different than they were 30 years ago. So are the ways we get off.
For me this process of self-acceptance wound up being inextricably tied with the sexual encounters I partook in.
There’s an unspoken conversation on campus — and it’s about oral sex.
I nod, allowing my mind to drift away from my body, until I am just a prop in the musical she is orchestrating. A musical that always ends with her thanking me for my performance.
“Sometimes healthcare providers don’t communicate [the risks of prenatal cannabis exposure], just because of the uncertainty.”
“There needs to be a dialogue that takes place between all of the stakeholders and especially the communities because ultimately, communities understand what the needs are,” Staples said.
“In some ways, they’re probably more exciting as mysteries than they will be once they're solved.”
“It’s a symbol of what research is about,” Poutissou said. “You start with an observation and you ask a deep question and that’s what Newton did.”
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.