University is a time of great self-learning and a way to learn about things that may directly influence the way you see and experience the world. Most importantly, university is a chance to explore ourselves and what it means to be “me.”
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“We’re trying to break down the wall between the ivory tower and the broader political community and to recognize that there is a role for thinking about politics as a practice — not just as theory,” said Cameron.
The UBC Sickle Cell team delivered oral and dental hygiene, nutrition and educational modules about sickle cell disease to schools around the Kathmandu valley and in the Dang District of Nepal. They learned valuable lessons about healthcare access.
The shop is located at UBC Central, right beside the bus loop and the Nest. Enjoy an exotic Blueberry Balsamic flavoured ice cream or their most popular flavour, London Fog. The days of being ice cream deprived on campus are over.
“There’s a depth of research at Canadian universities, but often the challenge is ‘how does that research then get presented in a way that is accessible to the public?,’” he said. “And that’s what journalists are very good at.”
The gym is a space where I can fight off that stress and feel good about myself. Even if I didn’t do anything else that day, if I went to the gym and grew a tiny bit stronger, I succeeded. Every time I hit a new personal best, I succeed.
After almost two months of a provincial government in limbo, Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon has called on John Horgan and the BC New Democrats (BC NDP) to form government, ending the 16-year reign of the BC Liberals.
As UBC launched its Centennial year in 2015, the AMS’s longtime archivist, Sheldon Goldfarb, has written a book that celebrates the essence and evolution of student experience and self-governance throughout the century.
Ah yes, the golden age of 13, when the unexpected chin pimple became your best friend, the blue eyeshadow looked great no matter what your mom or classmates said and your body began growing its own personal George Bush.
“I’m entering my fifth year and I’m still finding new ways to become a more efficient student. Some people strike gold their first study session, but don’t be discouraged if you can’t hit your stride right away.”
Moving forward, there may be even more in store for Yee than just a professional career in the KHL. As a player of partial Chinese descent, he also has an opportunity to represent the Chinese National Team in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Most snaps are recognizable, specifically the ones featuring Irving K. Barber Library, but in others you can really see the developments that UBC has made in the past century. Check out some of my personal favourites below.
Lam announced his decision at the July 19 AMS Council meeting in closed session, which was entered upon his request. However, a public discussion about his resignation was held shortly after in the meeting.
This year, the AMS started to work on the event planning earlier and made changes to minimize costs — decisions that greatly contributed to making Block Party a success, according to Lakhiyalov. For example, the venue was moved to University Commons.
The Welcome Back BBQ takes place on Friday, September 8, with doors opening at 3:00 p.m. The event is only for students 19 and up, so there will be none of those rowdy youths getting in the way trying to sneak beer for the first time.