After winning this year’s Last Band Standing and earning a performance slot at Block Party, the four-piece rock band Marine Drive has made a reputation for themselves within UBC’s music community.
When Shawry was attending high school in Nairobi, Kenya, he and three other friends decided to form The Afrolution, a rap collective named after a combination of “African” and “revolution.” But according to Shawry, whose real name is Eric Cauri, The Afrolution is not just about music — it’s also a movement.
Solidarity for Palestinian for Human Rights UBC and the UBC Social Justice Centre held a demonstration outside the Nest yesterday “in solidarity” with Storm the Wall.
Access and Diversity (A&D) is unveiling a new shuttle service that can transport individuals who are unable to walk long distances across campus. Having been in talks since 2016, the service will be launched as a pilot project this May.
Last Wednesday, UBC President Santa Ono tweeted a statement assuring prospective students that their applications to UBC will not be affected by their engagement in peaceful demonstrations.
UBC is home to many animals — squirrels, raccoons, birds, snakes and even a coyote — but horses are not exactly one of them.
Shamrock shakes have become a delicious and iconic Saint Patrick’s Day staple.
This morning, a large group of students participated in a walkout organized by the UBC Indigenous Law Students Association to protest the recent acquittals of Gerald Stanley and Raymond Cormier, who were both respectively charged in the deaths of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine.
Max Holmes, Jeanie Malone, Marium Hamid, Hannah Xiao and Jakob Gattinger were all elected to be senators-at-large on UBC Vancouver’s student senate caucus tonight.
One person claimed that UBC approached Chipotle for a campus location, who then declined when UBC asked it to be run by UBC Food Services.
The UBC Vancouver Senate student caucus recently released their Senate 2020 document, which outlines a large list of goals that they hope to make progress on in the next few years.
Third-year commerce student Kuol Akuechbeny is running for a seat on UBC’s Vancouver’s student senate caucus with a platform centred around mental health, diversity and expanding Open Educational Resources.
After a year of serving as a senator-at-large in the UBC Vancouver Senate’s student caucus, fourth-year mining engineering student Jakob Gattinger is running for re-election to continue the work he’s already started and tackle the topics he didn’t get around to addressing last year.
The second AMS debate of 2018 is in the books, and all 10 people who showed up were thoroughly enraptured. Luckily for them (and you), The Ubyssey has picked out a few statements made that we think require a second look — so you can relive the whole thing again.
The candidates’ opening statements generally revolved around typical themes: affordability, mental health and improved academic accommodations for students. Many candidates also discussed interest in diversity and equity, which will be tackled in the Senate’s upcoming ad hoc committee for Equity and Inclusion.