John Watkins’s Across the Board is an exploration of mathematical puzzles and conundrums about the chessboard. It is not about the game of chess itself but rather the fascinating mathematics behind the chessboard and the pieces that traverse it.
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With a $4.9 million donation from the Liuzu Temple of Chan Buddhism in China, UBC is now leading a long-term international network to advance the study of Buddhism and East Asian cultures.
This year’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presents Shannon Yee’s Reassembled, Slightly Askew. Created in Ireland, this experiential show has been running for three years.
At a recent AMS Council meeting, during a bid for a seat on the student health and well-being committee, one councillor brought up that he would like to see mental health coverage reexamined.
A recent UBC study published by Dr. William Honer has found that Vancouver’s drug supply has become increasingly contaminated, signalling a growing risk for both regular and recreational users.
“Their season was on the line and they played like it. It’s playoff hockey. It happens."
“It’s playoff hockey, we’ve weathered it all season and are ready for it."
“No better way to get [the playoffs] going than with a nice little triple overtime,” UBC head coach Graham Thomas said after the game, laughing.
This was the first game of a possible three-game series featuring UBC as the fourth-seed hosting the fifth-seed Dinos — and it was a physical one.
Lim said UBC Campus Security, which has patrolled the Nest since the AMS cut their security service in 2016, told her they had removed the man before, and they had the situation under control. But Lim said she wasn’t worried.
Redemption was sweet as the ’Birds turned the tables on their old nemesis with two straight wins of their own — and they were no where near as close.
This year, there are 17 students running in the 2018 AMS Elections, with two uncontested races.
“February at UBC seems most aptly summed up in a single word: temptation. There’s the obvious highkey scouting for a Valentine’s Day date, but there are quite a few subtler allures.”
Last season, the Bisons put a stop to the ’Birds playoff run early, defeating UBC on their home court in two games — the teams haven't faced each other since.
Hundreds of people participated in this year’s annual February 14 Women’s Memorial March, which commemorates missing and murdered Indigenous women from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.