First impressions are profound as a child. When I was about four, I remember meeting my Uncle Keith for the first time. He seemed so kind and full of love, and that was it — my first impression of the man. He seemed like a nice guy.
Beaty is home to a vast array of natural history exhibits, and has been architecturally designed to cater to and house different types of exhibits. But Dr. Taylor explained that the intricate architecture is not the defining feature of the museum.
The building will consist of a total of 404 studio and four-bedroom shared units, which will be given a fairly even rental price, estimated at $1,100 per student for the four-bedroom unit and at $900 per student for the studio units.
When most students left for the summer break, all that there was to see of the new Brock Commons Phase One, were two elevator shafts rising up next to Gage – ugly and unremarkable.When most students left for the summer break, all th
During the early decades, practices such as freshman initiation took place — referred to as hazing by those who disapproved of them — which usually involved incoming students taking part in bizarre activities.
Frank Appleton, widely considered the father of Canada’s craft-brewing movement, recalls the ups and downs, and the ins and outs of a life lived in the context of the 1960s and 1970s brewing industry in British Columbia.
The University of Calgary was recently forced to pay a $20,000 ransom to regain access to their computer systems after they were hacked. UBC faces cyber attacks daily, sometimes including ransomware necessitating precautions.
UBC Associate Professor of film production and acclaimed director Rachel Talalay has been bestowed with the 2016 Spotlight award for woman of the year for her work on Doctor Who. She is currently working on the TV series Sherlock.
Startle and Illuminate surmounts cliche to deliver an insightful, anecdotal guide for writers and readers alike. Carol Shields done something more than just create a guide for aspiring authors; she has created a guide to our senses.
And although Dal isn’t around, his legacy of musical brilliance will be kept alive when the Dal Richards Orchestra — which for so long has had a love affair with the UBC Opera Ensemble — joins UBC at the ball once again this year.
Spring break in Vancouver is a time when things happen. Flowers bloom, the sun shines, rain ceases to fall — hopefully. Midterms, of course, still threaten to make students want to drop as well — straight onto our pillows.
This past weekend, UBC’s annual Faculty Cup concluded with Forestry beating out the 13 other faculties to take the top spot. Nevertheless, the combined efforts of all the faculties made for riveting tournament.
The Vancouver Art Gallery on Hornby Street has long hosted numerous intriguing exhibits from paintings to sculptures. Tuesday evenings are by donation entry until 9 p.m., so why not take advantage of the exhibitions?