Charmingly decorated with over 100 lanterns, including flowers, bees and jars, the event featured a wide range of activities for students and community members to participate in and reflect on how they connect to the garden space from creative festival activities, to lantern exhibits.
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The international movement will culminate in a mass gathering in Paris on December 12 after the talks conclude. These marches aim to put pressure on the leaders to initiate productive climate change policies, opposed to the lacklustre results seen from previous conferences such as Kyoto, Copenhagen and Lima.
The space was created when John Montalbano resigned his post as chair and member of the Board, following accusations that he infringed academic freedom earlier this month.
Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Christmas Shopping. Boxing Day Sales. New Year’s Eve party tickets. In an expensive time of year for a lot of people in Vancouver, and it’s the time that many companies rely on to increase revenue. Ironically, non-profit organizations face the same sort of “make it or break it” situation in a final effort for donations.
The Thunderbirds’ cross country team competed at the NAIA national championships November 21 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
UBC swimming captures Canada West titles
With environmental crises looming and big agri-business impacting our everyday lives on an unprecedented scale, the politics of food is an important emerging field. Much has been written on concerns ranging from the national to the agricultural and the personal. But a literal analysis of national food politics is unprecedented — so dare I ask a more pressing question?
I’m not sure if he’s hinting at anything, but it's hard for me to distance myself from such a possibility these days. What should I do to get myself thinking and feeling logically again?
In the latest episode of UBC making their own rules and then breaking them, the university plans to build private housing on academic land.
Recommendations include increased operating grants to universities in BC, resources for open education initiatives such as the BC Open Textbook Program, and a needs-based grant system for BC students.
The University, in conjunction with Translink, is changing the proposed design of the bus loop. Construction is slated to begin November 2016.
"What should I expect for finals? It’s my first time and I’m nervous.”
"There are a lot of technologies you don’t see," said Widmer. "There are sweat-absorbing technologies, there’s UV blocking technology, there’s stain-resistant and a quick-drying factor which dries three times quicker than conventional materials."
“I am actually hating my degree right now because I don’t have time to sleep,” said Amanda Santoro, one of the second-year students in the Faculty of Applied Science who is creating the petition. “I feel like if we all had a minute to take a breath, we could appreciate life a little bit more.”
UBC upsets defending champions, the University of Montreal, with a last second field goal from Quinn Van Gylswyk to win their first Vanier Cup since 1997, 26-23.