If you’re looking for a philosophy that will help you form connections with other people, build understanding and generally live a more empathetic life, Ayn Rand’s is not for you.
Today, a swastika and the words “Heil Hitler” were found on a hallway blackboard in the UBC Forest Sciences Centre.
Peterson came to UBC Friday night to talk about the perils of postmodernism and “neo-Marxism” — the ideologies that, he puts forth, have turned our universities into “walking corpses” and our children into mindless, despot-worshipping sociopaths.
If you worked for UBC sometime in the past 25 years, you might be missing a cheque. The good news is that if you are, it's easy to find — and it's since accumulated interest.
Rick Mercer said in an interview with The Ubyssey that he came to UBC to film a segment for the Rick Mercer Report that focused on science and wasn't boring.
Lifeline executive Irene De Souza said the group wasn’t there to argue, but did have the end goal of changing minds. “We’re ... just basically asking the question of whether all humans get human rights,” she said.
A male body was discovered early this morning at a construction site near the UBC bus loop. Police have not identified whether the individual was a student or a construction worker.
The AMS has declined to discuss the financial impact of its failed or revamped businesses, though meeting minutes from 2013 provide insight into how much the union has spent on several logo changes in a two-year period.
The athletics department gets its money from sponsorships, alumni donations and directly from UBC. The money they receive from the university comes in a lump sum — Athletics is free to determine how to spend it.
Holmes ran on a platform of affordability, diversity, improving the student experience and adding additional experiental learning opportunities like co-op.
Last Thursday, AMS Vice-President Academic and University Affairs (VPAUA) by-election candidates Max Holmes and Franz Kurtzke spent 90 minutes outlining their platforms and goals for the position in a heated and often tense debate.
While Kurtzke’s narrow platform could conceivably be accomplished under the VPAUA portfolio, he refused to make any commitments during the debate about what students would actually see from him by the end of the year, and was upfront about his lack of knowledge in virtually every aspect of the position.
Three of the four National Democratic Party (NDP) leadership candidates came by UBC Friday afternoon for a chance to speak directly to students about their platforms, followed by an informal meet and greet session with attendees.
“I found the officer reasonable, pleasant, and I appreciated the opportunity to practice my French with him; henceforth I will be careful to follow the rules 'à la lettre,'” philosophy major Franz Kurtzke wrote.
Professors responded with disgust after poetry prof Stephen Guy-Bray tweeted an image of a note that was slipped under his office door Thursday evening. The student who wrote it says he knows how to end the “campus culture wars.”