Among the 104 pieces donated are metalworks, carved masks, weavings, and totem poles from a number of artists, including Bill Reid (Haida) and Henry Hunt (Kwakwaka’wakw). The total value of the collection is $1.1 million.
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Part of what keeps Smailes loving his job is the opportunity to learn something new and different every day. “You only have to go talk to a researcher about what they’re working on, and their excitement is infectious.”
At a town hall meeting on the proposed rapid transit to UBC, panelists hammered home the urgency of improving the Broadway corridor’s transit capacity — and the perks of bringing it to campus.
Because the funds are distributed based the size of the student population and the number of graduate programs offered, UBC topped the recipient list with $6 million — half of the total amount.
UBC Pride will include a public disco, a beer garden, drag and dress-up, a pop-up Queer library, slam poetry, a sparkle station, food trucks and a variety of other activities.
Uncle Fatih’s is open until 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. On every other night, it’s open until 1 a.m.
Playland Nights is a 19+ event where they kick out all the kids who puke after a go on the Break Dance ride and sub in intoxicated adults who also have a tendency to puke on rides that induce motion sickness.
I was determined to see a little bit of everything: the sunshiney towns jam-packed with historical significance, the freezing tops of the Peruvian Andes, the sweaty riversides of the Amazon rainforest, the bone-dry beaches of the North.
The Equity and Inclusion Office hosted an discussion event on Monday afternoon that centred around freedom of expression and controversial events on campus. Around 50 campus community members attended the event.
Each of BC’s 25 public universities, colleges and institutes will receive $75,000 in funding. UBC plans to allocate theirs toward supporting marketing resources and strategies for its co-op programs across both campuses.
I judged the servings at the Fifth Annual UBC Chef Challenge based on my preferences, their creativity in flavour, texture, presentation and most importantly, how the meal and drink as a whole tasted and complimented each other.
Beijing revealed itself slowly: rising through the smog, the red sun of dawn creeping up through the haze and seeming to play hide and seek between the buildings, rose-tinted light rising higher and higher into the sky as we approached.
Asian-Canadians and diasporic-Asian writing worldwide have come a long way since the Gold Rush stories Chong grew up with. He has since made peace with those narratives, stating that the older generation of Asian-Canadian writers helped pave the way for younger Asian-Canadians to write freely.
The area surrounding Powell Street used to host a thriving Japanese-Canadian community. Now, every year, the Powell Street Festival Society hosts an event to cultivate Japanese-Canadian art and culture in the area.
If you are as bad as I am at returning at library books on time and spend your paycheques paying off library fees, you’ll probably appreciate the Free Little Library — even if it does make you feel like a giant.