The April opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) was presented as an act of reconciliation on a scale that UBC had never previously achieved. But over five months later, the Centre is short-staffed, its systems are incomplete and its building is effectively empty.
If you don’t speak Beama, you could also talk to Schreyer in Kryptonian, the language of Superman’s home planet Krypton, or Eltarian, the language of an alien race in Power Rangers. She created both of those too.
Jordan Wilson, Musqueam curator and writer, takes us on a tour of the Musqueam house posts that exist across campus. Each post has it's own rich history and as we explore, Wilson weaves the narratives that surround these works of art.
Body Language, curated by UBC alumnus Dion Kaszas (Nlaka’pamux), displays a collection of photographs, art pieces, and tattooing and piecing tools related to the traditional practices of Indigenous body art culture.
Holy shit, it's August. That means that there is a little over a month left to cram in a book so to counteract all of the beer and trash on Netflix you consumed this summer. Don't worry - the editors at the Ubyssey have complied a list of last-minute summer reads that will make you laugh, cry, and most importantly, seem cultured.
With all episodes available online, Carving Space tackles a variety of Indigenous-centred topics including feminism, poetry, healthcare, and student life.
With a 10 act line up composed of artists that range from a Galician bagpipe player to a jazz ensemble, Hawaii’s first official poet laureate to a South African acapella sensation, Co-Managing Director Joyce Hinton could not be more enthused about the season ahead.
POV28 is a student-organized event that showcases a collection of films produced by the third and fourth-year students in the UBC film production program. With twenty-one films on display, this year’s POV explores a variety of genres and topics.
Taking third place in his first year and second place in his second year, it only makes sense to Jamet that this is his year to finally win the gold. “I’m looking to get that trophy.”
Following his first place finish in the 2015 Iron Man race, he has tackled the challenge every year since.
“The first thing I noticed was the rush of confusion when the blood circulated back to my thigh. Everything was orange and green.”
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I had the first breakdown when I was told that one of my best friends had been murdered, and it lasted for over two weeks.
There was a pause that was long enough for me to know the answer. She shook her head politely, and told me she should be getting home. “But,” she added, “let’s see each other again next week?” All was not lost, and I had accomplished my real goal: another date with a fantastic girl.
“There's something very exhilarating about [when you] get to express yourself in different languages. Especially [with] things that would be hard to describe in another language. I would say it’s almost liberating.”