Organized by an ad hoc group called Stand Up to Racism Metro Vancouver, the protest featured a carnival band and nearly 20 speakers. Over three hours, they offered different perspectives on the concepts of identity and discrimination.
East Van is synonymous with the city’s alternative art scene, the struggle of immigrant communities and the strength of a community historically burdened by poverty. Today, East Van is cooler than ever.
Previously exclusive to international students, Jump Start is a week-long academic and social orientation session designed to immerse incoming students to UBC’s social and academic life. It now includes domestic students entering Sauder and LFS.
Samantha Schumacher has always wanted to be a writer. The newly-elected president of Her Campus, Schumacher aims to make the UBC chapter of the women-centric media platform bigger and better as it strives to give women across the country a voice.
VICE — an AMS addiction support service — was required to censor their materials for Imagine Day on the basis of keeping the event “family-friendly.”
In 1987, a student walked into CITR with a nifty idea for a broadcast; 24 uninterrupted hours of tapes about the assassination of President John. F. Kennedy. 30 years later, Nardwuar the Human Serviette is CiTR’s most recognizable personality, a local celebrity, and one of the world’s most prominent music journalists.
Our review: Reddish texture (very active tanons), bouquet of rotting fish, ideal for after a meal (because you won’t be able to eat after you smell this), notes of sewage and expired Sriracha.
UBC is a cage, and not just for the Thunderbirds. After a couple months the campus feels like how Buchanan Tower looks; plain, imposing, and vaguely Stalinist.
Adi Pick, a fourth-year international relations student, is one of 19 candidates running to replace the nine Vancouver School Board trustees who were fired last year. Along with being an independent candidate, she is also by far the youngest contender.
Since Canada Day on July 1, over 7,000 migrants have claimed asylum in Quebec alone — many of them Haitians who fear their status of “temporary protection” in the US will soon come to an end.
Admitted students will spend a year earning Master of Management Studies in Global Business and Society (GBS) from Yale after completing their nine-month MM program at Sauder, graduating with two masters degrees.
Any sunlight you see is just Mother Nature playing with your weak, human feelings before she ruins your outdoor birthday party with a thunderstorm.
The typical Thunderbird doesn’t fly to Hastings-Sunrise very often. In the northeast corner of Vancouver, it’s as far from campus as you can get (without stepping on SFU turf). Luckily “as far as you can get” in Vancouver is about an-hour bus ride, and while Hastings-Sunrise is primarily residential, this relaxed corner of town is well worth the visit.
Next month, the AMS will be launching the Rent With Rights campaign, an advocacy and awareness initiative aiming to improve housing rights for UBC renters.
But while UBC’s urban planning team is excited about the prospect of more public art on campus, the Shadow’s rollout has been stymied by negative student responses — many of them rooted in the misconception that the piece’s $365,000 cost will be derived from their own tuition funds.