Alex Nguyen

Alex Nguyen

Coordinating Editor 2019-2020 | Print News Editor 2017-2019

Alex started contributing to The Ubyssey in October 2016 after accidentally writing a long-form. She is interested in affordability, equity and health, while dabbling in data journalism and photography as ways to expand story-telling. Occasionally, she studied political science.



Since 2010, the total undergraduate enrolment has more than doubled. This demand is further heightened by the fact that some majors, such as mathematics, also require computer science courses. Accordingly, courses are oversubscribed.

The AMS, Access and Diversity, and Campus and Community Planning (CCP) are teaming up to plan an accessibility shuttle service for central campus. This program aims to make the pedestrian core safer and more accessible for those with disabilities.

UBC students shouldn’t get their hopes up — fall reading break is not coming to UBC next year. This ties UBC with McGill and Simon Fraser University as being three of the last major Canadian universities to not have a break in the fall term.

I wash my beard on occasion with shampoo, but it’s the same stuff that I use for my hair. I comb it on a reasonably regular basis and I sort of nervously fiddle with it. I also have moustache wax that I put in sometimes, which my girlfriend hates.

Yesterday’s “Ban the Ban,” a learn-in for UBC students faculty and staff, was hosted as an “immediate and urgent response” to President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration and travel into the United States.

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