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The Centre is currently used to host special events, but has needed temporary licenses in order to serve alcohol. Acquiring a permanent liquor-primary licence will make the building easier to use as an accessible location for hosting social events.
For university students, December can be one of the most stressful times of the year. The thought about final exams is enough to make many of us start consuming copious amounts of coffee and even pull all-nighters.
Communities at post-secondary institutions across the country have been calling for mandatory indigenous studies courses for students now that the TRC recommended that funding be increased for indigenous education at post secondary institutions.
Directed and produced by Tom Hill and Devin Mackenzie PITCH MEN follows two middle-of-the-road guys as they attempt to sell various absurd antics by delivering high-energy, fun and fast-paced pitches.
According to a message circulated as a broadcast email to the whole of the UBC community, Paula Butler of Butler Workplace Solutions has been hired as an independent reviewer to look into certain concerns raised about sexual assault.
The T-Birds are leaving behind a glorious series of victories achieved in the month of November, but will soon have a break – after finals are complete, of course. Welcome to the winter edition of the T-Birds 5-on-5.
It’s the end of the term and my grades are shitter than I thought they would be and I know my parents are going to be way less than thrilled at the marks I’m bringing home. What should I do?”
Mr. Reymann quotes from Nietzsche that those fighting the monster should take care not to become one. But he seems to have forgotten the rest of Nietzsche's lessons: Behind words lurk the struggles of politics.
By all accounts, the celebration was a success, filling the Nest with around 120 people and providing an insightful example of Jewish celebration and traditions for all who wished to attend. The event was free and catered with potato-pancakes, apple sauce and donuts from Garden City Bakery — all of which were delicious.
The good news? This anthology takes a step toward satisfying that hunger. Its contributors — many being UBC alumnae such as Sonnet L’Abbé, Miranda Pearson and Renée Sarojini Saklikar — explore the disconnection we all experience in an urban environment from a variety of perspectives.
Submissions received on the site will be compiled by an ad hoc GSS committee created to produce a report that will provide recommendations for responding to harassment on campus.
Just like you would love to drink a thirst-fulfilling pale ale on a hot summer day, a more lingering and thick stout is more likely to satisfy your desires during winter. Most winter beers tend to be darker in colour as the brewers use darker malts in the beer making process and increased yeast to elevate the sweetness.
For Shindig, she’s performing solo, excited to try out a simple set with a “focus on becoming an engaging performer.” Her unbound curiosity remains a big factor in her songwriting, making her a potential game changer.
When asked for a description of ATSEA, Omar Prazhari, third-year Arts student and creator of the band, quickly responded with, “Five sad boys making happy music.”