“The first time I saw the UBC Pride Installation, I sat down on a bench and started to cry.”
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"Where jumping from high school to university gives you marginally more freedom, that seems more like crossing a puddle when compared to the chasm between university living and the world beyond."
"The Council of Senates, often referred to simply as ‘the Council’, has not met in-person since 2009, but considers business on an as-needed basis via email. "
Sleep deprivation has become so common that it’s considered part of our university culture.
"We here at The Ubyssey have become well acquainted with the new council’s platforms, promises and personalities over this long, long campaign period and the real and very hard work is not too far in the distance. So, we’re offering our help."
"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the dockets posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read. Here’s what to expect at the March 2019 Senate meeting."
"Relying on business revenues to fund services for the public good is always dangerous, as profit motives will inevitably contradict the public interest. How will the AMS be able to focus on serving student needs if we need to generate profits by exploiting students themselves in order for the society to function?"
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“A common perception is that the AMS’s work does not matter and does not affect your experience as a student. That’s not true. We’ve seen the AMS make incredible process and do great harm.“
We have no excuses to make here. We are constantly trying to improve and unfortunately, this mistake has to be a part of that process. Decolonizing our journalism is important to us and we are committed to learning from this as we work towards this goal in the future.
Will UBC’s cancellation of the event feed into Molyneux’s and Southern’s paranoid narrative? Silence is a bad strategy. I would rather they had spoken, on the condition that other guests be allowed to exercise the right to reply and unravel the threads of the supremacists’ charade.
"We ask that you vote "yes" to ensure that the SASC is financially stable for years to come and to ensure that the precarity of our labour is reduced. Most importantly, voting yes will provide survivors with stability, independent services, a wider range of resources, and specialized support."
Being lonely can suck, and everyone feels lonely more often than they’d care to admit. Regardless of whether you’ve just become single, have never dated or are married with three kids, loneliness can creep in from any angle.
"This decision illustrates Canada’s values of eradicating anti-oppression at a global level, progressive social change and equity among individuals; a concern that the Social Justice Centre claims is their objective for the organization. "
"Nominations are closed tomorrow (February 15) at noon – yes, we know – so get your nominations in quick. Fill out a nomination form (available here or in front of our office in Nest, Room 2208) and drop it off to the Administrative Assistant in Nest Room 3502 by 12 p.m. tomorrow!"