Last Thursday, AMS VICE hosted a naloxone training party in the Nest Performance Centre, in which trainers educated attendees about opioids and taught them how to administer naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.
The UBC Free Speech Club held an event Thursday night titled “Questioning Free Speech,” in which three professors gave contrasting presentations that discussed the roles, limits and ramifications of free speech.
By focusing on directly treating overdoses instead of promoting abstinence from drug use, the event takes a non-judgmental approach toward drug use that puts the safety of users first.
We all know what Wreck Beach looks like during the day, and nobody wants to cry around that. At night, however, the beautiful scenery and vast expanse of Wreck Beach make it a great place for a truly cinematic cry.
Yesterday, thousands crossed the Cambie Street bridge in the Walk for Reconciliation to acknowledge the legacy of Canada’s residential school system. They later convened at Strathcona Park.
Holmes will officially take office on Wednesday, September 27, when he will start working on an ambitious platform that includes some of the previous priorities of former VPAUA Daniel Lam.
The humanitarian hip-hop club has teamed up with the urban showcase project Cxxlaid — pronounced like “Kool-Aid” — to host Cxxlaid UBC, a jam-packed hip-hop concert in the Pit featuring eight rap performances, two dance crews and a DJ.
Last Thursday, AMS Vice-President Academic and University Affairs (VPAUA) by-election candidates Max Holmes and Franz Kurtzke spent 90 minutes outlining their platforms and goals for the position in a heated and often tense debate.
Students will attend two of sixteen workshops that discuss topics such as poverty, hunger, mental health, education, gender equality, reducing inequality, accessibility, reduced role of finance in social issues, climate action and consumption and production.
The AMS Falun Dafa Fellowship has reported that materials from their info booth in the Nest were stolen and vandalized.
Although the page has been almost entirely inactive in the past four months, the term “Sauder snakes” has nonetheless become a commonly used insult to refer to Sauder students.
Hundreds of people marched from the Art Gallery to Sunset Beach to protest the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Various chants could be heard as the crowd weaved through the streets of downtown Vancouver.
Many of the permanent time changes are being put in place to reduce large wait times and overcrowding — two issues that any UBC student who has had a full bus zoom past them on the commute to campus will understand.
Drag shows feature performers elaborately dressing up as the opposite sex while putting on a show that can feature singing, dancing, lip-syncing, impersonations, humorous monologues and a variety of other camp-fuelled shenanigans.
A large crowd of onlookers assembled at UBC yesterday to witness the extremely rare solar phenomenon, and they’ve uploaded some good pictures of it onto Instagram. Take a look at some of the best shots below.