As the federal government continues to inform Canadians of their response to COVID-19, the collective hosted a teach-in series centring on the need for an intersectional approach to data collection.
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At UBC, DJs, musicians and performers have had to adjust to a life without live-music venues and clubs. For some, performing was their main source of income.
On July 16, Equity and Inclusion hosted a virtual chat with author Eternity Martis. The centre of this event was her novel which shares her experiences at Western University as a Black woman.
Here’s an overview of what is open, what exhibitions are currently running, and their COVID-19 safety protocols are.
The song made me remember how much my friends mean to me, especially now that we aren’t allowed to see each other.
After a successful election, I quickly found myself feeling stagnant. I found that the bureaucratic nature of these council meetings would not allow me to make true systemic change.
With most faculties transitioning to predominantly online classes and with a significant amount of the campus population away, what will become of clubs in quarantine?
I am transfixed in uncomfortable social settings and discussions of race: my brain is cluttered with phrases like ‘pretty for a brown girl', 'where are you really from', 'you don’t look like *insert nationality here*.
Hamilton isn’t the only stage show that has recently been adapted for the screen.
I had to watch myself for simple things like to not lose my cool and never raise my voice under high stress situations.
Given the current tense climate, it has been three months since any comedy shows have taken place in person. With the current social distancing protocols, a show available through online streaming may be the next best thing.
This National Indigenous History Month, Indigenous students are sharing their experiences at UBC. From classroom debates to leadership across campus.
While most of these statements emphasized the privilege of institutions such as art museums and galleries, they also lacked clarity — specifically around what actions institutions will take to combat systemic racism in either the short or long term.
The true narrative was changed & another created, and it was only Columbus that was celebrated.
Being Asian, to me, means knowing at the end of the day that the whole community is there for each other, ready to face the good and the bad side by side.