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).
“There have been a lot of attacks on Muslim women who are wearing the hijab, and so this is a way to put on a hijab for someone who has never tried it before and ... meet a Muslim person, talk to a Muslim person, see what they're about.”
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.
Premier Christy Clark appointed UBC President Santa Ono to the position of chief advisor of the government's “Innovation Network” yesterday — an initiative designed to attract and retain talent for BC's tech sector.
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.
We dug through the 2015/16 annual report put together by Student Care, the health care plan administrator, to see which drugs are most often prescribed to students at UBC through the AMS Health and Dental plan.
The news of Calhoun's Bakery closing down hit UBC hard. We asked you to send us your memories of the beloved 24-hour study spot and you delivered. Here's a selection of our favourites, beginning with some of our own.
The 2017 AMS elections will be held in early March, but nominations are now open for every elected position in the AMS, including the president, VP Finance, VP Academic and University Affairs, VP External, and VP Administration.
We've been fighting with the university for a few years now to try to get access to the rubrics that explain exactly how they grade broad-based admissions. Here's a recap of the whole situation. So what happened?
Did you make a new year's resolution to read more? Or do you just really hate parties and want to never be invited again? Either way, here's a list of science books to have you excited about science and spouting facts no one cares about.
We spend every day throwing words at you — now it's your turn. Is there something you always thought we should be covering that's gone ignored? A personal slight we've inflicted upon you? Well, here's your chance.
A favourite late-night study spot for thousands of UBC students, the cafe will be fondly remembered for its high ceilings, rustic wooden furniture and stellar selection of caffeinated drinks and home-cooked food.
The Ubyssey received seven nominations for the John H. McDonald awards. We won three, thanks to the hard work of our web developer Peter Siemens, our photo editor from last year Kosta Prodanovic and all-star staff illustrator Jerry Yin.
“I feel very honoured — It's very humbling. Looking back two years ago, I never would've imagined [it]. If someone told me, ‘You're going to be on Forbes 30 Under 30,’ I wouldn't believe them. I'd think they were crazy,” she said.