According to a UBC report, only five actual fires were reported in UBC residences from 2014 to 2017 — but a whopping 212 fire alarms were set off between November 2017 and November 2018 alone.
The AMS hosted a naloxone training party on Friday night to help the UBC community stay safe in the wake of a continuing overdose crisis.
Students have reported a range of problems with the service ranging from improperly parked bikes to bikes emitting a “chirping” noise.
Students with mobility impairments are unhappy with UBC’s measures to facilitate accessibility during snowfall.
Faculty leaders are shocked by UBC’s opening proposals for this year’s renegotiation of the faculty collective agreement.
The AMS has confirmed that starting April 1, a brown bin will be added for disposing of paper copies of The Who?byssey. This move will not only ease out the Who?byssey-filled blue paper bins but also generally improve the lives of UBC students.
"Over the years, the amount of pettiness that I've seen come out of postering — you'd be surprised."
Starting summer 2019 students will no longer need to take the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test to register in first-year English courses such as ENGL 112.
According to Graduate Student Society (GSS) President Nicolas Romualdi, UBC lacks a formal system to “check if the sum of worked days across all positions triggers the stat pay clause.”
“UBC overwhelmingly supports a bike sharing program and there is a considerable demand from a wide range of users. So, we decided to move forward, to make it an ongoing program.”
The second term of the 2019/2020 Winter session will be the last to offer ENGL 112 as UBC plans to completely replace it as an undergraduate writing requirement with WRDS 150, a course in the Arts Studies Research and Writing (ASRW) program.
The AMS allowed a wall to be posted in the Nest next to PieR2 so that it could be protected.
According to a statement issued by the student association, iClicker-acers— students who know the answer to every iClicker question— launched their first phase of strike action to protest against “iClicker-cheaters.”
The Iron Ring ceremony, officially titled the Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer, celebrates graduating engineers’ transition from students to professionals.
The Ubyssey is fact-checking every candidate’s platform and all the statements they made during the debates to determine whether they're true, misleading or plain old false.