Beginning January 7, any travellers to Canada will need a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours before their flights are set to take off, with a few exceptions.
Last night, AMS Council met over Zoom to discuss modifications to student government elections and a budget deficit amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The AMS quietly released a CampusBase privacy impact assessment in December, a month and a half after execs promised to do so at the society’s annual general meeting in October.
The president and vice-chancellor said he flew to Baltimore last month to care for his parents. UBCO Deputy Vice-Chancellor Lesley Cormack also revealed a December Edmonton trip.
If Tom Hooper wanted to considerably cut down the budget of his 100 million dollar movie he could have simply given them all name tags and called it a day.
Honestly, I’d be accepting of all of this if it wasn’t for the terrible dialogue. I never thought a Netflix movie could sound so bad.
I have finally come to terms with a fact that I’ve desperately tried to ignore for far too long: some of the storylines in Love Actually are absolute garbage.
I began to wonder why this film is categorized as a romantic comedy given the fact that there is a clear absence of both romance and comedy for the majority of its run time.
While the Nest reopened in May 2020, recreational sports clubs are still unable to book rooms for club activities due to provincial health orders. Club officials still have access to their rooms but it is limited to one person at a time.
Skate Canada has cancelled 2021 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, which was planned to occur from February 8-14, 2021 at our own Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
It was just a set of time-trials, behind closed doors, but the Odlum Brown Swim Series this past weekend represented a whole lot more for the UBC Thunderbirds swim teams.
All the way from Oahu, Hawaii, USA, Rose Garcia joined the women’s Thunderbirds swim team this year. She plans to compete in the 100m freestyle, 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 50m butterfly and, possibly, 100m butterfly.
“One year later, the question remains: will UBC stay true to its declaration?”
Here’s some of my favourite books, with a brief description and a quote.
"Faculty burnout isn’t just anecdotal – we have real evidence of increased workloads and stress levels."
Over the years, I have been told everything from “you should exercise and eat healthy” to “binge-watch Netflix and eat popcorn.”
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.
The project also incorporates the use of virtual reality technology as a tool for teaching the Nisga’a language to Nisga’a people living both within and outside of Nisga’a territory.
Those with lower perceived socioeconomic class were more likely to think power is obtained through manipulative ways.
Students who are struggling to retain information in their classes, feeling more anxious, irritable or tired, as well as suffering from disrupted sleep patterns may want to consider the benefit of online mental health resources.
Just over 30 minutes in run time and simply titled “Can Chemistry Change the World?” the talk has already amassed hundreds of upvotes on Reddit and has resonated with individuals across the UBC community.
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