He is extremely well-accomplished in almost everything, but I am still toiling hard to complete my degree. Our difference in strengths can be overwhelming sometimes. Do partners always have to be doing equally well to have a successful relationship?
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My Christmas break was good … until I got my marks back. I’ve failed one of my classes and it actually matters because I’m in third year and this was a required course. I’ll need to take it again, but I don’t want to be the old person in the class.
We're not arguing that UBC should be writing about men’s team’s new uniforms — they should be focusing on the near-superhuman achievements of all their athletes — but they definitely shouldn't be only writing about the women’s teams.
Every few weeks, your student government spends a Wednesday night to talk about a bunch of things and there are always a few tidbits that might interest you. Here's what to watch out for in the upcoming AMS Council meeting on January 13, 2016.
I used to enjoy the surprise, delight and envy on others’ faces upon discovering my age, but now it's like beating a dead horse. After years of living as a member of this statistical minority, I’ve become completely desensitized to their reactions.
Few students ... argue we are under-qualified, unable to succeed or unemployable. Instead, they seem to ask what we do on campus. Do we drink? Are we involved? What is our experience like? And that’s what I think we should focus on.
I've had a wonderful time completing a project and interacting with my classmates during the previous term, but it's really tough to extend our "shallow" friendship beyond school relations. Is there a way around this problem?
Today's society raised an eyebrow at you when you decided to pursue that degree in photography, graphic design or whatever you're passionate about but "doesn't pay well." And if you haven't come to that point in life, give these words a thought.
For the last letter to say that they expected to disclose the records by January 19 and then have the OIP tell us that that — despite this “expectation” — they didn’t necessarily mean they were going to release it today is underhanded and deceptive.
Why should UBC decide that you need to learn a language that has nothing to do with your degree focus, especially when there are concrete, obvious, frighteningly common negative effects? It’s bullshit.
For me at least, the language requirement isn’t making me a more well-rounded student. It’s making me a worse student. I’m going to walk away from my language requirement with unhappy memories and frankly not much else.
After months of anticipating progress in a potential relationship, I finally realized that person was just being simply friendly and not more than that. How can I speed up the process and minimize pain as much as possible?
I most often cannot get a seat as able-bodied adults are sitting in them. I’m expected to wait until I’m noticed, then I have to participate in an interrogation — “Do you want this seat?” — and I have to thank the person (no comment).
If you’re worried about hurting their feelings, don’t be. If they're a close friend, then you’ll be talking about it sometime anyway. I’m sure if a conversation needs to happen, it will happen — outside of the internet.
Surely, you must be scratching your head and contemplating closing this tab on your browser and continuing your noble quest for cheap, used textbooks. I wholeheartedly apologize if my remorseless love of the Bookstore has offended you in any way.