Jack Hauen

Jack Hauen

Coordinating editor/embarrassing stepdad

Jack spends a large, almost depressing portion of his time at The Ubyssey, where he grumbles about the Board of Governors and hassles the nice people at Access and Privacy. People have let him work at the CBC, National Post and Globe and Mail because Canadian journalism is in a worse place than you thought. Follow his Twitter for dad puns and his Instagram for pictures of cool dogs he sees.


Jack Liu may have started UBC's hottest Instagram account on a whim, but he's now a seasoned dogspotting vet. Here are some tips from the pro himself on how to get the best possible pics of pups, borks and big old boofers.

Given that he was already sending Snapchats of dogs to his friends as he walked to and from classes, starting the page was a slam dunk. The only difference now is that he stops for a chat. “Now I talk to the people, and actually get to know the dogs

“I handed over my card and I said very quietly and confidentially, ‘Could we get together? Some of your people, some of my students — let’s sit, let’s talk.’ The answer that came back to me was, ‘We have a no-dialogue policy with you people.’”

The absurdity of the 2017 AMS Elections is not lost on the first-ever joke candidate to win the presidency. “‘Kind of weird’ is probably an understatement. It was very weird,” said Alan Ehrenholz, whose name on the ballot was “The Engineer's Cairn.”

It's finally over. All three AMS debates have been completed, and in their wake lies a trail of truth, half-truth and unsubstantiated claims. If you're not sure which is which, here's the rundown from Friday night's Great Debate.

The second AMS Elections debate of 2017 featured candidates for Senate, VP Administration, VP Finance and the Board Of Governors. Now that the dust has settled, The Ubyssey has had time to check some of the claims made during the debate.

More than a full year after a woman burned down the campus rainbow flag, the UBC Pride Collective has raised it again outside the Old SUB. The ceremony marked the beginning of Pride Week, a “week-long celebration of queer and trans identities.”

The first 2017 AMS elections debate took place Monday afternoon, marking the first time candidates for President, VP Academic and VP External faced off in an official forum. Now, we've had some time to fact-check some of what the candidates said.

Chances are, no matter your political affiliation, someone in your life is going to say some dumb shit and you’re going to want to tell them. Here's a quick guide on the best way to call someone out (or in).

The Ubyssey has pursued UBC's rubrics for how broad-based admissions are graded for the past four years. Now, provided by a person with access to the document, we have the version that UBC used in 2016 to grade applications.

Kevin O'Leary came to UBC last night. In a 24-minute speech followed by a Q and A session, he outlined his vision for Canada and derided the policies of Justin Trudeau's Liberal government. Let's dig into some of the claims he made.

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