Sam Smart

Sam Smart

Sam started writing for The Ubyssey in July 2018. She’s a senior staff writer for blog, and she writes for culture and news sometimes too. You can find her around campus with an iced coffee in her hand.


From makeup to menstrual products to skincare, it can be hard to find companies that make products with the environment in mind.

The Board of Governors is the highest governing body at UBC, and among all the questions about platforms and consultation and other words I don’t understand, I felt it was necessary to ask some other hard-hitting questions the newsies wouldn’t think to ask.

The VP Admin looks after all the AMS clubs, helps manage the Nest as well as liaises between clubs, constituencies, resource groups and the society. This big important job requires big important questions.

Look at these people running for president of the AMS. They get some fancy photos and profiles and get to talk to Ubyssey News about their platform points

Sure, Ubyssey News has important information about candidates running for VP External. I asked them some of these hard-hitting questions to find out the real important information about the people running to represent you.

Senate is the academic governing body, and they make a lot of important decisions about academic matters like fall reading break, admissions and student awards.

The event is organized by the UBC CMSSA and the UBC Science Undergraduate Society and it’s free to attend, and any donations from the event go to Rabbitats, a local rabbit sanctuary that houses rabbits that are feral or abandoned

It’s the best way to avoid using plastic bags and show off your interests or style while doing it. That being said, tote bags can say a lot about a person, so here’s my analysis of what each tote bag means.

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