When my mom and I started reading our traditional prayers off an iPad, I couldn’t help but wonder if I should have these prayers memorized by heart. What did my lack of knowledge say about me and my connection to my culture?
At this year’s Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) celebration at Hillel BC, we were greeting the year 5778 with the traditional apples and honey. I began speaking with a young woman from Israel and I told her how much I wanted to learn Hebrew.
Black Cop, by Canadian director Cory Bowles, is pretty much what it says on the tin – the story of an African-American man who works as a police officer.
On June 15, the production of Much Ado About Nothing had its opening night at Vancouver’s own Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. The play was true to the style of the writer in its plot about miscommunication, improbable love, and deception.
POV 27 is a short film festival showcasing the works of third and fourth-year students in UBC’s Department of Theatre and Film. This year's lineup had no two films that were alike, showcasing diversity in technique, character and storyline.
"The University of Texas at Austin is in the heart of the city. While standing in the courtyard under the main building’s clock tower, one can see the rose-coloured capitol building dome in the distance at the end of the street."
Immigration is a big issue in the news these days. A new study observed the presence of non-food allergies, predominantly respiratory allergies, in relation to one’s immigrant status — non-immigrant, recent immigrant and long-time immigrant.
Personally, I’m able to sit through it and laugh at the predictable clichés presented throughout the show. For those who find it insufferable yet still have some indescribable need to watch, this list is for you.
Earlier this month, the beloved late night hangout Calhoun’s Bakery closed its doors. The cafe, which was located on West Broadway, was a place where UBC students often went at all hours to study and gulp down mug after mug of coffee.