After a successful election, I quickly found myself feeling stagnant. I found that the bureaucratic nature of these council meetings would not allow me to make true systemic change.
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With most faculties transitioning to predominantly online classes and with a significant amount of the campus population away, what will become of clubs in quarantine?
Period UBC has rebranded to Free Periods Canada after the founder of Period Inc. was accused of anti-Black and exploitative behaviour by a menstrual justice activist.
“Kory was an exceptional young man who touched the lives of so many people around him. His loss will be felt deeply by all members of the Thunderbirds community.”
“I hardly talk to anyone. How the hell was I supposed to know this wasn’t a thing?"
I am transfixed in uncomfortable social settings and discussions of race: my brain is cluttered with phrases like ‘pretty for a brown girl', 'where are you really from', 'you don’t look like *insert nationality here*.
Four students had been consulted for the statement, all of whom were members of the Senate Curriculum Committee.
Without a direct connection to the virus the pandemic can feel distant, and as the consequences of ignoring physical distancing measures become more abstract, breaking physical distancing guidelines can seem less risky.
Hamilton isn’t the only stage show that has recently been adapted for the screen.
I had to watch myself for simple things like to not lose my cool and never raise my voice under high stress situations.
Taiwan’s foreign affairs ministry called on UBC to change the reference earlier today.
University community members are reconciling two facts about Michael Korenberg: his performance as Board chair and what critics have called his racist political views.
Given the current tense climate, it has been three months since any comedy shows have taken place in person. With the current social distancing protocols, a show available through online streaming may be the next best thing.
In past reports, the university simply listed the island as “Taiwan,” but in a recent enrolment report, it was lengthier: “Taiwan (Province of China).”
This National Indigenous History Month, Indigenous students are sharing their experiences at UBC. From classroom debates to leadership across campus.