UBC has a variety of clubs that take places in the outdoors with all different kinds of activities that range from hiking to balancing on a slackline up in the air.
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“I won’t be answering questions about almond milk or drunken misadventures, but I still have advice for you. Not for the big things — the fights, the lovers, the grades — but for what falls between those.”
In Canada, when Halloween season ends, the pumpkins are swiftly replaced with Christmas lights. My first year in university, I looked on this transition with abject horror. What about Thanksgiving?
This February, we are publishing our annual — and second ever — magazine and are asking for submissions from all UBC students.
Richard Dawkins coined the term “meme” in 1976, describing it as an attempt to understand behaviours that make no sense from an evolutionary perspective but are widespread in human culture.
Earlier this afternoon Santa Ono shared a video on his Facebook page, asking students to come to the Nest on Monday, November 27 for a special surprise.
That snow you thought was just a caffeine induced hallucination was real and no matter which form of precipitation choses to stick around, it’s time to find ways to keep things cheery.
“Wouldn’t it be wonderful if our survival depended solely on absorbing minerals and sunlight, like plants? Unfortunately, we’re humans, and fulfilling our needs is necessary for basic survival as well as thriving in stressful environments.”
Astronomers recently spotted an object — originally called the Interstellar Minor Body A/2017 U1, and recently named ‘Oumuamua — on an hyperbolic orbit around the Sun. Identifying ‘Oumuamua is “the coolest thing that’s happened in planetary astronomy recently,” said Dr. Brett Gladman.
These shows are the right way to go for you. You get the background noise, some mindless distractions, all from the comfort of sitting at your own desk and studying.
“These types of incidents are a reminder to all of us at UBC that we must actively work and speak out to eliminate hate. It is never okay to stand idly and watch another person be verbally or physically assaulted and not do something.”
Even as the club has expanded its activities and focus areas, the UBC Aqua Society continues to prioritize promoting diving within the UBC student community.
According to a 2017 report by the BC Representative for Children and Youth (RCY), 6,950 children and youth are “in care” in the province, and 524 of those youth have aged out of care since 2016. 23 of those individuals attend UBC. What are their experiences like?
Burton joined the VOC 57 years ago in the second year of his engineering program at UBC, but he had been involved in outdoor exploration long before he became a member.
The East-Coast conscious hip-hop duo The Underachievers breezes through a number of topics like the state of hip-hop, weed, social issues and other typical rap subjects — showing off their lyrical strength and stylistic flexibility.