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Housing Explainer

UBC needs to act in providing secure and affordable housing options to students living on campus. An exorbitant percentage price hike not only negates the security that the university owes to students paying incredibly high tuition, but also rings alarm bells. And when you add this rent hike into the mix amid a very prevalent housing crisis that has taken BC residents by storm, you don’t get a very pleasant outcome.

E Martin-Rousselle TikTok 6-2

I, like many other Gen Z-ers, indulge in a TikTok scroll from time to time. Who can’t resist the instant dopamine fix? The funny videos where you think “OMG that is so me. How did they know?” Feeling incredibly guilty after watching some influencer get up at 5 am and do more in a day than I’ve accomplished in a week. All while taking care of 5 children. And a full time job.

20220119 a ameen love nest

Since you’re reading this, I’m going to assume that you, at least to some degree, identify as a romantic. The problem for romantics like us is that we are often labelled cliché. Rightfully so, too — when you’re in love, everything feels like it’s out of a fairytale, every moment is a tableau and every word is poetry.

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