"Last year bicycle beach crawl was one of my favorite events of first year, because it introduced me to the UBC community as a whole, showed me the cycling side of Vancouver and also connected me to other organizations on campus like UBC Bike Rave."
"Once you get it into computer language, there’s very little difference between, 'I’m turning a knob on this computer,' to the the sound of an instrument coming on or an actual video. A lot of the project is about what can we explore and control."
"The album will help the crisis by spreading awareness. I think what we need is a lot more empathy. I think that’s certainly going to be something Anoushka’s album does — generating empathy for people who are pushed in to such a desperate situation."
In 1998, a University of Wyoming student named Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left for dead on the hills outside of Laramie Wyoming for being gay. The murder brought attention to various states for having a lack of hate crime laws.
A swarm of bicycles covered in fluorescent lights took to Main Mall last Friday in UBC BikeRave, accompanied with speakers on chariots blaring out dance music. It is a student-run event where bikers complete a route on UBC's campus.
Taking place in the Nest, this year’s theme is “Theory to Practice: Imagining Our Feminist Futures.” Students across disciplines and faculties present their own original work that explores a variety of subjects.
The BikeRave is possibly one of the kookiest and most fun events on campus. It's the ultimate event where you can come and just be yourself. Hosted by the BikeRave committee since 2013, the event is where everyone comes to rave.
For example, there was a whole song and dance about if a character was Gay or European. Labels like this are a bit tongue-in-cheek to blatantly it point out, but the fact that is that it is simultaneously hilarious and uncomfortable for the audience.
I found out caramelized crickets are pretty darn good. They taste like potato chips, but lighter.
"Oh god.... How about the fear of what will happen if I stop?"
The fact I’m in fourth year.
"I want UBC to make me someone who is recalled fondly. So that, whenever someone says my name, they kinda have that smile on their face."