Hundreds of people participated in this year’s annual February 14 Women’s Memorial March, which commemorates missing and murdered Indigenous women from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Reddit user u/hambozzle posted a set of 9 UBC-themed Valentine’s Day e-cards to r/UBC yesterday, and in my personal opinion they’re pretty great.
A few hours later, I was decked out in a toga in the middle of a dance floor, surrounded by drunken frat bros and teenagers making out. For my sheltered 17-year-old self, it was quite the escalation.
UBC is in the process of developing an Indigenous Strategic Plan that will guide their approach to Indigenous engagement over the next few years. The new plan will replace the university’s former Aboriginal Strategic Plan, which was put in place in 2009.
The press release also announced that construction on the Focal building and the controversial Macinnes Field and Parkade will begin this month and end in November 2019.
Remember that time AMS presidential candidate Jesse Hooton made a joke about not wanting to sound too “fruity” for saying he would be peach-flavoured Growers cider if he were an alcoholic beverage?
Although only one Yule Ball has been held since 1792 in the Harry Potter universe due to the high death tolls of Triwizard Tournaments past, the UBC Quidditch team throws a Yule Ball every year.
Will some SFU student who is still angry about the meme war staple a “SFU Beedie School of Business” sign onto it?
Throughout the past year, UBC has been working to develop a new strategic plan that will lay out the university’s goals and priorities over the next few years. The new plan will succeed Place and Promise, the strategic plan introduced by Stephen Toope in 2009.
On r/UBC, one computer engineering student wrote “[W]e neither confirm nor deny any connection to any such missing “E”s.” Other posters joked that this means Sauder students are now going to steal/buy/“acquire” the beloved engineering Cairn in revenge.
The Axiom Zen team developed CryptoKitties in order to introduce more people to Etherium. Schalm began working on the game in early August, and he continued on a part-time basis when his classes resumed in September. Along with one other software engineer, Schalm was tasked with working on the game’s smart contracts.
This Thursday, the UBC EDM Club is hosting a “Crowd Playlist Night” in the Pit, where the event’s music will be determined entirely by the audience. Using the app Outloud, attendees can add songs to the party’s playlist and up-vote or down-vote them. If an upcoming song has the most up-votes, it’ll be played next.
The Pride flag was raised today in the courtyard between Brock Hall and the Life Building (Old SUB) to commemorate the start of PRIDEweek, a “week-long celebration of queer and trans identities” at UBC.
All proceeds from the event will go the Eastside Boxing Club, a community-based non-profit organization that provides free boxing programs to vulnerable populations and at-risk children and youth in East Vancouver.
You’ve probably made a whole bunch of friends in the past four months, but now it’s time to return to those friends who were there for you in the midst of your awkward pre-pubescent adolescence: your high school friends.