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Taking over the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre are bright lights, a slew of fancy cars and an abundance of people sporting headsets and clipboards.

“One truly will be changed by the experience and hopefully inspired,” said Leslie Dala, director of the Vancouver Bach Choir when asked why students should spend their studying hours watching the choir. “I can almost guarantee that one will not leave the Orpheum theatre in the same way that one came in.”

“UBC definitely has an issue of visibility and that’s why I wanted to have an event like this,” said Blain. She also claims that although the university does promote diversity, it is in a highly tokenistic attitude. “They love [diversity] like that’s how we sell, that’s how we get the money from donors and that’s how we look good in comparison to other universities. It’s not a real celebration of all the culture and communities that exist here.”

Women’s volleyball team took on the McEwan University Griffins this weekend on Friday and Saturday, beating them in both games to maintain their position in the Canada West conference and tying at second with sister school UBC Okanagan.

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