For a century now we’ve been reporting on every hard hitting and mildly interesting story to come out of UBC's Vancouver campus, from AMS politics to university administration updates and everything in between.
While none of them seem to agree on how to tackle the housing crisis or even where it’s coming from, they all agree that the majority of rental housing in the city is unaffordable for low-income workers and students.
Blue Chip Cafe, the campus staple for soul-nourishing cookies and coffee, has just partnered with Common Energy to launch their own MugShare program.
Abubakar Khan, a third-year sociology student, is taking some time off school to run for one of ten Vancouver City Council spots and help residents “feel less lonely.”
Taq Bhandal, a UBC PhD candidate at the Social Justice Institute, is making a bid for one of ten spots on the Vancouver City Council in the October election.
UBC enrolment services has implemented a new cross-campus policy to “financially acknowledge” students who have had to discontinue their studies due to extenuating personal or medical circumstances.
Whatever your availability or preferred workout, there’s something for everyone.
Hosted in front of the Nest on September 7, the event was also linked to a larger rally the following day in downtown Vancouver as part of an international grassroots campaign that calls for an end to fossil fuel energy.
For this year’s Imagine Day, UBC Social Justice Centre (SJC) plans to revamp an old project to create and distribute an alternative orientation booklet that is “radical, decolonial, and anti-oppressive.”
On August 1, UBC Food Services launched the “Straw Suck” campaign to eliminate single-use plastic straws and cutlery from all residence dining halls and food establishments owned and operated by the service.
Unfortunately, UBC has never portrayed itself on the silver screen but there’s still time – we’re holding out hope for a Trudeau biopic.
As textbook pricing is already a well-established affordability issue for students, the conversation is now being expanded to include the cost of online assessment materials.
Convocation is for you to celebrate all your hard work, and most importantly figure out what type of dog you can get now that you’re not bogged down with school responsibilities.
Having been restructured twice since April 2017, AMS VP Academic and University Affairs (VPAUA) office is once again undergoing a structural change.
Campus in the summer is a completely different experience, full of things to enjoy that you might not be able to do once winter semester comes around.