A group of UBC students and local activists are spearheading a Facebook group meant to provide support to Vancouverites amid the COVID-19 global pandemic — and it’s quickly growing into a social movement.
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Art is defining student activist movements in a world that’s increasingly moving to social media. The visual side of activism has evolved to encompass new forms with students embracing performance and Lennon walls — but despite the shift online, one medium remains especially striking: the protest sign.
The situation has been chalked up as a misunderstanding, but it has given the art community a platform to give more attention to the AMS’s permanent art collection and the importance of understanding the context of the collection before selling any of it.
To heighten protective health measures around COVID-19 exposure, all UBC Library location at both Vancouver and Okanagan campuses will be closed March 20 at 5 p.m. until April 6 at 9 a.m.
As classes move online, recreational activities and institutions around Vancouver are also closing as the government tightens measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in BC. Here’s a list of what’s closing.
As with everything else at UBC, on-campus libraries are making changes to their hours and lending services to adapt to COVID-19 concerns.
Here is a list of all the closures and cancellations for arts and culture events and centres on campus.
After a year of productions exploring the past, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. looks to be a refreshingly relevant play about anger, feminism and the specific type of rage that can incite revolution.
The signs — a piece called “WUNISKA,” meaning “arise” — are just one part of the Hatch Gallery’s latest exhibition, Together: Communities of Healing. The exhibition was made in collaboration with the Sexual Assault Support Center (SASC). Together is the second collaboration between the Hatch and the SASC, following last March’s Healing Fires.
The next time you find yourself dusting off an old book of tales, you might want to ask yourself what, or who, was left behind on the cutting room floor.
The Board of Governors is the highest governing body at UBC, and among all the questions about platforms and consultation and other words I don’t understand, I felt it was necessary to ask some other hard-hitting questions the newsies wouldn’t think to ask.
The VP Admin looks after all the AMS clubs, helps manage the Nest as well as liaises between clubs, constituencies, resource groups and the society. This big important job requires big important questions.
Look at these people running for president of the AMS. They get some fancy photos and profiles and get to talk to Ubyssey News about their platform points
Sure, Ubyssey News has important information about candidates running for VP External. I asked them some of these hard-hitting questions to find out the real important information about the people running to represent you.
Senate is the academic governing body, and they make a lot of important decisions about academic matters like fall reading break, admissions and student awards.