A floating concrete canoe might seem like a paradox, but the UBC Concrete Canoe team assure that, “yes, it floats!” Now in its third year, the team is in the middle of constructing a sleek and lightweight concrete canoe that is less dense than water.
According to AMS President Ava Nasiri, the Pit Pub — which has seen declining attendance in recent years — could see its operating hours decreased and exchanged with later hours for the Gallery, in conjunction with student demand.
It’s probably not a good idea to take a baseball bat to grandma when methods such as quarantine could prove more effective in controlling the infected. Speakers talked about how to identify, manage and model an outbreak if the undead were to rise.
The 67-foot pole is currently lying behind the MOA as Hart works on carving the 600-year-old red cedar tree. The theme of the totem pole focuses on residential schools and the reconciliation that can be achieved when communities come together.
UBC's newest startup venture is looking to break into the tech world. HATCH, a lab and office space designed to foster technology and social ventures as they bring their products to market, was recently launched at UBC.
Accessibility on campus is something most students don’t think about. But for many students with a disability, accessibility barriers can limit their full participation in university life and hinder academic success.
Have you ever seen a face that wasn’t really there? If your food looks terrified and your mop is giving you the stink-eye, don’t worry — you’re not crazy. Local artists are exploring our ability to see faces everywhere & a scientist explains how.
Gender inequity in STEM has long been an issue at universities and beyond. The Michael Smith Laboratories hosted the fourth annual Maker Camp, which brought together 24 girls to take part in everything from Arduino coding to craftivism.
Sacrificing material goods to build temples or giving offerings to appease a supernatural deity can be very costly. If religion can cause people to behave against their best interests, what is its purpose?
The AMS expects the construction of the old SUB will cost anywhere from $855,000 to $1.7 million in overage costs on a budget of $5 million.
Pushing a human out of your body is scary enough before you add in the high-stakes Hollywood drama. According to new research from UBC, the fear of pain and damage associated with childbirth may be pushing women towards unnecessary c-sections.
An AMS committee designed to plan and execute the sale of its permanent art collection has expired before it could complete its goals, forcing the society to extend its mandate to an uncertain date.
A report endorsed by 14 post-secondary student unions is calling on the BC government to adopt a two per cent cap on international tuition fees across the province, which is home to roughly one third of all international students in Canada.
UBC has appointed Andrew Parr, managing director of Student Housing and Hospitality Services, as the interim VP Students.
According to Parr, who was formerly the managing director of Student Housing & Hospitality Services (SHHS), the university is facing a deficit in the amount of space per students.