The Dropbike bike share system, which arrived on campus this month, will allow commuters to temporarily rent bikes at central “havens” or regular bike racks around campus.
A recent MacLean’s article reported that “only a smattering” of UBC students earn double degrees. This number turned out to be only five to six per cent for undergraduate arts students, according to Stefania Burk, associate dean of academic in the faculty of arts.
The person who recommended that I read Stephen King’s On Writing was the editor of a website I wrote album reviews for. He responded to a draft I sent over with the book title and a reply appropriating its famous quote: “Have you ever heard the advice, ‘Death to adverbs’?”
If you’re taking Dr. Christine Schreyer’s cross-campus course titled “Endangered Language Documentation and Revitalization,” it might seem like a good idea to ask her for an extension in Kryptonian. After all, she did invent it.
In 2011, Warner Brothers approached Schreyer to develop the Kryptonian language for Man of Steel. Her background in reviving and protecting endangered languages made her the perfect candidate to create an imaginary language.