“We’re a folky band, [but we incorporate] things like random bars of 5/4, bass solos, weird breakdowns when we get a midi pad out — little things like that. So we’re folky, but something’s off about our folky-ness.”
“For Safai, music is a universal method for reaching people in dark places looking for a hand to grasp, but finding none. Safai had to help herself, and she hopes that those in similar situations are now finding company and solace in her songs.”
"Now that you've fallen for the clickbait, let me make myself abundantly clear — I’m an English Honours and Economics student with nothing but the greatest respect and regard for the skills, experience and knowledge."
“Are we at 100 per cent? Absolutely not. But we want to be challenged by it ... [so that] we can become better. We hear [students and staff] loud and clear — they want fresh, healthy ingredients and we’re transitioning to that.”
“[Women] get our periods every month, so it just made sense. We would like to be the Dollar Shave Club of feminine hygiene. We want to reach a million women and educate them abut the benefits of organic tampons over traditional tampons.”
Pop Danthology 2012 received approximately 80 million views. “The success of this one project actually cannibalized my entire channel and OCPD blog. It’s not giving me the voice I want to have — it’s just mixing other people’s voices.”
The project began as a way for computer science majors Subion and Zhu to fill what they thought was an unmet need for students: a tool to connect with classmates, check past grades for courses and get into preferred sections.
One of the goals of the Our Campus section is to offer exclusive insight into the lives of UBC’s hidden stars. From a cello-loving president to the chef hitting the refresh button, I’ve compiled a list of the top six Our Campus stories of 2016.
Perhaps due to the popularity of Chinese food, or maybe because one-third of UBC students identify in some way as Chinese, My Home Cuisine is the best performer in the food court. Carrie Xiong works part-time at her parent’s successful restaurant.
Despite recording close to 70 visits per month since Singh took over the coordinator role in April, many students don’t have a good sense of what the service is for. This has led to some amusing experiences for Singh.
“I would say there are people that are better suited to fixing these problems on a government level. We’re science students, and we’re doing what we believe is the most direct and most effective way to help."
Sure, we’re all university students who are learning what it takes to be accountable. [Even so], the AUS is failing to meet any sort of professional standard. That’s just unfair to the 12,000 undergraduate students who fund their agenda.
Steven Yzerman is overhauling the food truck menus. The first to get a culinary update is Roaming Bowl, with its new menu that was introduced on November 7. All five trucks will be offering new food items by the end of January 2017.
“We at the bookstore don’t choose the textbook — the faculty member does. If a faculty member goes to the class and says, 'You don’t actually need that book,' now we’re the bad guy because we brought them in and the student doesn’t need it."
Sugiyama was in some way fated for the Nitobe Memorial Garden. “This garden is a place for understanding Japanese garden and Japanese culture. [It is] also the place for the people which come from all over the world to communicate with each other.”