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.
In a lot of ways, Stuart McLean was my first love. I grew up with him and his stories. The Vinyl Cafe was a staple in my life. Every Sunday at noon on the dot, CBC Radio would be on and Stuart's voice filled our home.
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).
Every year, the AMS elections attract a brand new bunch of fresh-faced students, all vying for leadership of UBC's student union. And every year, you can always count on these candidates to make an appearance.
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.
“When money comes to America or to Canada or Mexico, looks from above and says, ‘Where do I want to start a business?’ It'll come here first because we have policies that are so inclusive ... they'll come to Canada.”
One of Eby's goals this year is to establish a strong base of student voters. Turnout in the 18 to 24 age group was 47.9 per cent in the 2013 provincial election — the second-worst category after 25 to 34-year-olds (39.8 per cent).