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.


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.

A team of four Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) executives placed second in a case competition organized by the society. In a public Facebook post, Nguyen thanked SUS VP Academic Sarah Park, one of the primary organizers of the event.

The decision came after Emma Pullman, a campaign strategist at SumOfUs — a group that aims to stop “big corporations from behaving badly” — tweeted UBC Thursday morning. The school took the ad down less than 4o minutes later.

The Pit is known for its Wednesday night “Pit Nights” — a fascinating display of first-years experiencing their first drops of alcohol and student politicians emerging from their offices in a frenzied rage to punish their bodies with hard liquor.

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