Tensions will be running high for many Canadian citizens at UBC. But will the same tension be felt by the non-Canadian students?
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As we head deeper into the 2019 federal election, students and faculty members with dual citizenship at UBC can fulfill their civic duty and vote for their representatives in the House of Commons. Some dual citizens may have been born here but didn’t grow up in Canada at all. It can be a little more uncomfortable — if you don’t feel engaged in Canadian politics, should you bother voting at all?
From a special polling station in the AMS Student Nest to advanced polling over Thanksgiving weekend across the country, Elections Canada has made voting for students an easy process — so long as they are on Canadian soil.
Yes, it’s pronounced “Baxter-and.” One word.
In her lecture Swipe, Right?: The Future of Romantic Relationships in the Digital Age on September 10, Dr. Helen Fisher argued that being single in a world infused with technology might not be the worst thing. In my post-breakup funk, I read the title and new it was exactly what I needed.
After all, who has time to examine a sculpture when you’re just trying to get to class on time? With homework and work and sports and everything else that fills up a student’s life, no one could expect thoughtful contemplation of every sculptural work on UBC’s campus.
Vancouver-based funk, jazz and rock fusion trio, Ludic, played a headlining show at The Biltmore Cabaret on September 15 that brought this year’s Westward Festival to a groovy end.
This past month, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO announced that the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection would be added to the Canada Memory of the World Register.
On September 30, UBC student groups organized a climate strike to voice demands and concerns over the on-going Climate Crisis. This movement was part of a larger international initiative calling for societal and political climate action.
On September 30, UBC will honour Orange Shirt Day. The day commemorates victims and survivors of the Indian Residential School System and looks to raise awareness on topics surrounding the Schools.
On Friday, September 27, UBC students walked out of class and gathered in front of the Nest in solidarity with the global climate strike. The Ubyssey caught up with some of UBC's 3,000 climate strike attendees.
ARTIVISM is back for it's second year — and it's set to be bigger than ever. The multi venue festival held across campus kicks off Friday September 26 and runs until October 4.
Little is known about either mysteriously duo but the fact that they share a record label, Avant Garden. This may explain the similarities in Chiiild and Emotional Oranges’ approaches to the simply-labeled R&B music they produce.
In 1949, Harry and Audrey Hawthorn stood in the basement of the Main Library to inaugurate UBC’s new Museum of Anthropology (MOA). On September 14, MOA opened its doors for free to all patrons for its 70th anniversary open house event.
Noh Theatre enthusiasts found themselves a treat at UBC’s Frederic Wood Theatre on September 8. At the cost of $20 — or free for students — Hisa Uzawa and her daughter, Hikaru Uzawa, presented the tale of Atsumori.