I am tired of hearing so much about how Israel is a liberal democracy and so little about the four million Palestinians living under military occupation.
Uber is a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad company, and the AMS should waste not an iota of its limited resources promoting their interests.
In the scandal that has engulfed UBC since university president Gupta resigned several weeks ago, Ghoussoub has made his frustration very public.
Piper, who previously served as president from 1997-2006, is upbeat and likable — exactly what UBC needs as it tries to weather the current storm.
Roger McAfee, who oversaw the construction of the last “new” student union building at UBC and served as AMS president, tells what’s gone wrong at UBC.
At least two dozen campus buildings are at serious risk of collapse during even a moderate earthquake according to documents obtained by The Ubyssey. Officials say they are focused on raising awareness of earthquake safety measures.
In an interview with The Ubyssey, Joseph Stiglitz, known for his critiques of economic inequality, explains why we need to reduce barriers to higher education.
After ten years teaching at Harvard, renowned quantum physicist Jenny Hoffman comes to UBC looking for better opportunities to collaborate. She also runs 24-hour races and is irked by unionized TAs.
Politicians are tools fighting over the center, the electoral system is broken, parties don't offer compelling visions for a future Canada. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't vote.
As the university prepares to raise international tuition by around 40 per cent over the next three years, the administration says they lack existing data to measure what impact the increases will have on the socioeconomic makeup of the international student population.
As students, we ask for an excellent education. We ask to be supported by our university. We did not ask for UBC to fight its way up an arbitrary rankings list. We did not ask UBC to become a “Place of Mind.”
The shift in Canadian government during the 1980s encouraged public-private partnerships and reduced subsidies for higher education, leading UBC down the road of private development and robbing students’ of their voice on campus.
Following a meeting of UBC administrators this afternoon, VP Students Louise Cowin called AMS President Aaron Bailey and informed him that the university will conditionally allow the annual year-end concert to take place at the stadium.
UBC's highest governing body is secretive and all-powerful. That's a problem.