While the vast majority of UBC buildings would survive a quake, a few exceptions still have exceptionally high risk. A 2017 report from Arup, an external design firm, found 29 buildings were in “Tier IV” meaning they had a 50 to 100 per cent chance of collapse in the case of a “very rare” earthquake.
Free speech groups began to appear on Canadian campuses in 2016, promising to be neutral defenders of free expression and fighters of “political correctness.” Since they began, these clubs have drawn accusations of being fronts for right-wing speakers.
UBC English instructor Katja Thieme has faced online harassment and threats after questioning the legitimacy of an online publication, Quillette, and the academics who publish in it.
Goosehunt doesn’t have to be more like Block Party to grow, and it shouldn’t be. The night’s biggest highlight was the students it celebrated (and intoxicated).
It’s a marathon, not a sprint. Take it slow, stay hydrated and bring some cash for food if you’re Block Party-bound. Yeah, I sound like your mom, but your mom is probably cooler than you.
Three of about a dozen stakes that surround the pole were removed from the ground and forcibly inserted into the pole.
UBC’s new learning management system is tracking your data. Proponents think it could revolutionize teaching. But some worry it’s a slippery slope towards an invasion of privacy.
MC was a UBC creative writing student who accused former UBC creative writing Chair Steven Galloway of sexually assaulting her.
The federal budget will reduce floating student loan interest from prime plus 2.5 percent to just the prime rate. The fixed interest rate will be decreased from prime plus five per cent to prime plus two per cent.
Malone and Holmes beat out competitors Dylan Braam and Awais Quadre to win two Vancouver student seats on UBC’s 21-member BoG, as announced at tonight’s election result party in the Pit.
This morning, a white nationalist gunman opened fire on two mosques in Christchurch, killing 49 and injuring 20 people who were attending Friday’s prayers. It was one of the worst mass shootings in New Zealand’s history.
In a statement to The Ubyssey, elections administrator Halla Bertrand said the elections committee “does not believe that any candidate is purposefully buying accounts or the like.”
Sidoo is one of the founding members of the 13th Man Foundation, which has poured millions into UBC’s football team since 2014.
Here are our fact-checks for your candidates for Senate. There are ten of them, so it's a long one.
Presidential candidate Jas Kullar received three back-to-back-to-back penalties from the Elections Committee this evening for using unapproved campaigning methods and materials.