Although most people are desperate for life to return to the status-quo, disabled creators are hopeful we won’t leave every pandemic-induced adaptation behind.
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The event inspired me but also made me realise how little I really know about our world and the struggles of its people. It made me trust in the power of community and togetherness and realise that the mere possibility of a brighter imagined future should and will stir people to action.
Frustrated by the lack of guidance for trans and nonbinary students at UBC, arts students Britt Runeckles and Darcy Bandeen created their own guide.
Following International Women’s Month, UBC students shared their experiences on campus, their passions and what safety means to them.
While this may be the latest chapter, the story of Asian discrimination is a history that finds itself to be deeply interlinked with the story of the last century on this campus.
They encouraged audiences watching Disclosure to “interrogate [their] belief systems about trans people,” and to reflect on the images they’ve grown up watching on screen.
As a result of physical distancing restrictions and the lack of a regular close-knit social environment, performing arts groups have faced obstacles while transitioning to online activities.
This list can be a good starting point for folks who want to learn about the systemic violence many of these groups have endured since long before the pandemic.
How does one adapt to the Blundstones and Patagonia fashions that Vancouver is known for?
On January 28, the UBC Library hosted a virtual conversation with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, in partnership with the Faculty of Forestry and the Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre.
The event that was hosted in collaboration with the Black Student Union and was organized to highlight the “devastating history of racism and sexism at Canadian universities” and its relationship with “rape culture.”
No, it wasn’t the sound of Daphne or Simon twirling across the floor of a grand ballroom but Michelle Mares on piano and David Lakirovich on violin.
If this performance taught me anything, it’s that there is a power in memories, in nostalgia, and sometimes all it takes to relive those moments is a song.
If Tom Hooper wanted to considerably cut down the budget of his 100 million dollar movie he could have simply given them all name tags and called it a day.
Honestly, I’d be accepting of all of this if it wasn’t for the terrible dialogue. I never thought a Netflix movie could sound so bad.