Whatever trials and tribulations we face, and however difficult it will be to explain 2016 to our grandchildren, we can take solace in the fact that one universal truth remains certain: students love reading about sex.
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Perhaps due to the popularity of Chinese food, or maybe because one-third of UBC students identify in some way as Chinese, My Home Cuisine is the best performer in the food court. Carrie Xiong works part-time at her parent’s successful restaurant.
There are no real or set answers in this field. The groups have largely found things that work and have stuck to them. More confetti, half-time shows, cozy hoodie,s free pancakes, drunk engineers, cheer-leaders, marching bands and shirt tosses.
Last week’s pro-life protests and the counter-protests that sprung up next to them generated a lot of discourse on campus. UBC has a history of abortion activism, on both sides of the issue, stretching back to the 1970s.
Despite recording close to 70 visits per month since Singh took over the coordinator role in April, many students don’t have a good sense of what the service is for. This has led to some amusing experiences for Singh.
“I would say there are people that are better suited to fixing these problems on a government level. We’re science students, and we’re doing what we believe is the most direct and most effective way to help."
Sex — it’s everywhere on campus. The opportunities for sexual experiences during your university years seem endless, but the variety of birth control methods are not so vast. So how do you prevent sex from leading an unwanted pregnancy?
BC’s Residential Tenancy Act, which guarantees certain housing rights for tenants in the province such as restrictions on rent increases and freedom from unreasonable disturbance, does not apply to students living in university housing.
“We at the bookstore don’t choose the textbook — the faculty member does. If a faculty member goes to the class and says, 'You don’t actually need that book,' now we’re the bad guy because we brought them in and the student doesn’t need it."
Sugiyama was in some way fated for the Nitobe Memorial Garden. “This garden is a place for understanding Japanese garden and Japanese culture. [It is] also the place for the people which come from all over the world to communicate with each other.”
Perzow believes that “the ombudsperson can serve as a really crucial role in the AMS and the university.” As the only mediator of conflicts between students and student bodies at UBC, this definitely is the case.
In CPSC 110, "I’m basically trying to say to people, “Do not get the idea that you can learn one specific language.” [At UBC,] you’ve got to learn the core of how software works. Otherwise, your career is going to be extremely short.”
Ada, the little robot is in trouble. Waves crash over her bow and lines cry out in the wind. A wave rises up behind Ada and she is carried up with it. For a moment, she sits at the peak of the wave, motionless in the heart of the violent Atlantic.
According to Tolentino, CVC is much more than just the parties and ski trip that non-members have come to recognize the club by. In fact, the sense of community is so strong, the exec body refer to themselves as a “family.”
This article details not only how much executives at different schools are paid, but their varying responsibilities, and the sizes of the student populations they represent — and where that money comes from in the first place.