At 11 a.m., students will gather outside the Nest for the UBC Climate Strike, a mass protest advocating for political and societal climate action inspired by the “School Strike for Climate” of 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg.
My notebook gets weighed upon entering and leaving Rare Books, to ensure no tome stows away to the wider world; the stories and dust linger with me instead.
“We view fiction as a very viable way to put your science within the hero’s dilemma framework,” said Byers.
Things as seemingly minor as changing ‘indigenous’ to ‘Indigenous’ as one student did created a “feedback loop” in the Wikipedia community that allowed for productive dialogue.
There is a powerful history in my skin, a history that fought and is still fighting to be recognized as human and intelligent. Though our presence may be inherently and intrinsically political, we are carrying the torch of our ancestors, ready and waiting to pass it on for generations to come.
She noted published and unpublished works are welcome, but Slam prefers unpublished work “just for the sake of encouraging people to keep writing new things.”
Many students braved the risk of hypothermia and got a sweet, sweet dose of adrenaline. Here’s an account of what happened from the brave souls who took the plunge.
Hodge said she hopes the exhibit will “ignite a sense of amazement and curiosity in visitors as they imagine this majestic sea creature swimming through a Cretaceous sea.”
Set small goals — try raising your hand once in each class for a week, to answer opinion or overview questions where you don’t have to worry much about the answer.
The lost and found is in the UBC Bookstore — and being a discouraging distance away, it makes the old expression “finders keepers, losers weepers” dangerously attractive.
“I really want the African Friendship Society to be a platform where we can empower, educate and entertain,” she said. “We do not deny that there are certain areas where [Africa is] struggling, but we cannot take a small experience of Africa and make it the reality of the entire continent.”
“Congrats,” Sara says, smiling hard. Mack doesn’t respond, is still dancing dancing dancing. Sara thinks: “I should have buttered up the judges,” and makes a noise that sounds but does not feel like a laugh.
The 11th Coastal First Nations Dance Festival — presented with the Museum of Anthropology from February 28 to March 3 — is as beautiful as it is necessary.
The PuSh Festival’s presentation of King Arthur’s Night premiered to a sold-out audience on January 31 at the Frederic Wood Theatre. The play is the second from the duo of Niall McNeil and Marcus Youssef.