The room was packed with students working away diligently in their notebooks and computers. I saw equations. I saw essays. I saw SparksNotes and a lot of tabs open. I was immediately reminded why I should come here and why I don’t.
Inspire your fellow students! You could make “thanks for coming to my Ted Talk” more than just a meme.
Many students braved the risk of hypothermia and got a sweet, sweet dose of adrenaline. Here’s an account of what happened from the brave souls who took the plunge.
With stress and finals, there’s nothing like a good holiday treat to keep your spirits high. Thankfully, winter break is just around the corner, but you can try out some of these baked goods right now to help get you through these last few weeks.
No longer should young, urban couples have to drag themselves to the Yuletide Martha Piper baptismal fountain every year in order to be given gifts under their own personal The Shadows. It’s just not economical!
Oh, you hadn’t considered how, exactly as Foucault kind of touched on, Wicked exemplifies the neoliberal commodification of the supernatural and how Glinda is the panopticon? Neither had I until I came to this evening’s lecture tipsy just to flex on you first-years who can’t buy alcohol.
I think I felt like that once, excited to walk around in the rain for an hour, huddled on narrow cement walkways while I watched real university students hustle through dirt pathways carved by years of academic feet. But now, in my rain-soaked shoes seven years into my degree I can barely remember my parents.
That’s a green caterpillar called a cankerworm. Keep your eyes peeled for them — you don’t want them ending up in your hair, face or mouth. We don’t mind if you do the limbo.
Welcome to midterm season — which if you’re a first year, or just very unfortunate, ends around the time of your first final exam. Every UBC student is familiar with the beginning of the never-ending avalanche of written assignments, practice exams and Crash Course emails.
To get the ice cream you’ll need to do a quick goal setting activity
“No safe space for the FAR RIGHT,” read the posters. “Join Gritty in the fight against racism, colonialism, capitalism and all forms of oppression!”
But the most mutually beneficial fear tactic I have found is to sit by your door completing your math WeBWork. While you work diligently on your assignments, children will run from your house in fear after catching a glimpse of the stress-ridden future that awaits.
Halloween unfortunately falls on a Wednesday this year, so night-of Halloween bashes just aren’t realistic for some of us, especially those of us without any friends daring enough to host a rager on a Wednesday.
Whether or not you consider yourself politically correct, Halloween is a lot easier when we’re not being disrespectful.
I have taken the mightily important job of event planner and come up with a classic ghostly Halloween crawl including events in Vancouver that you can actually attend as well as a few that I, an aspiring Halloween party planner, wish existed.
Don’t try to do your studying here unless you thrive in the most noisy atmosphere imaginable while people bump into you.
Choosing how to celebrate spooky, scary skeleton season can send shivers down one’s spine. Here are five of the best, compass card-accessible haunted attractions that will shock your soul and seal your doom tonight.
There will even be the opportunity to have a Polaroid taken of you and your equestrian friend to have physical evidence to prove that you, in fact, did see a horse today.
Make sure your not fighting through a fever and runny nose while your working hard for that A and get vaccinated!
But is there more to the umbrella beyond its practical application to keep you dry? Here's a breakdown of what your umbrella says about who you are deep down inside.
Pop into Room 2314 in the Nest today until 4 p.m. to hang out with some of the cutest rodents known to humans.
Slip on your rain boots, bring a date to one of the following campus spots and maybe you will end up with a special someone to make the cold, dark months ahead a little less dreadful.