The snow has brought excitement, cancellation of classes and childish glee to UBC, and what better way to celebrate that than by making all sorts of snowpeople across campus such as this incredible replica of Santa Ono himself.
Whether you've got a Valentine or not, there's no excuse not to kiss some ass this Valentine's Day.
On February 12, UBC shut down its classes for a snow day. Some stayed at home and cozied up watching Netflix. Others hit the slopes or the trails for a wintery hike. Once classes were back on Wednesday, some celebrated with the snow ball fight on campus. Whatever it was, our photographers captured some of the chilly memories.
Buy your tickets home and get that summer job lined up, because the end of the academic year just got a little more clear.
After the four-hour orientation workshop, we allow students and their parents to wander around campus, pointing out fun landmarks like the Ladner clock tower or a building with lots of windows. This is great for students who like to distract their parents from their alcohol consumption that is causing their grades to fall dramatically.
He’s been kicking around UBC since 1966, so the age difference is certainly on my mind a lot. But why does that matter? I may just a fountain, but we have a lot in common, and it’s not just the concrete.
Ah, I see you eyeing my Fjallkinsporschel backpack. Do it’s bulging pockets entice you? The rain soaked stains mesmerize you? Would you believe me if I told you everything I own fits into this bag?
If you’re a US citizen sitting alone this rainy Thursday, who’s probably reevaluating your lack of American friends – here are a few suggestions on how to celebrate the holiday alone.
Maybe you have been thinking about going out with that friend you wish you saw more often or with one of your closest friends. If you're stuck on campus, here a list of friendship dates you can go with your friend.
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.
Seedlings is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you find yourself strolling by the Rose Garden and craving a sustainable snack, give Seedlings a try!
Ever sat hungry in a dead quiet lecture because you didn’t have enough time to get food? You’re desperately trying to internally prevent your stomach from growling because you know that your row will hear it and immediately throw you some shade.
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.
By now, most of campus is probably aware of the beauty that is the dogspots.ubc account run by Jack Liu. It’s an iconic instagram account and a treasure of our time. If you want to dive deeper into your love of UBC canines, here are 10 floofers to enjoy.
The only way to make it through the rest of term is to change your mindset from “rain is the absolute worst” to “rain is definitely a lot of fun!” Here are some ideas to get you started.
For a lot of people, this dreary weather makes it a bit harder to get through the day. Here are some tips for getting through it.
As things escalate, you engage in "the walk to class along Main Mall." This becomes complicated when you belong to different faculties, but there is always "the sunset stroll along Wreck Beach" or "the meander in Nitobe Garden." On a special occasion, you meet for a classy dinner at The Point or Mercante, inevitably followed by Rain or Shine for dessert.
Our walls our littered with trophies proclaiming our excellence in the field of journalism. With this in mind, we would like to present you with our latest, earth shattering article – Buchanan’s ranked best to worst
Maybe you could spend time watching those videos and learning how to code, but what’s even better is impressing your computer science prof with your Adobe Premiere Pro skills.
Have you ever associated a colour with a number? Look up why. Figure out that maybe you have synaesthesia. Look up what synaesthesia is. Go down a Wikipedia hole of famous synaesthetes. Now you’re an expert on it. How fun is that?
If you doodle, draw and can navigate Photoshop or Illustrator, we’d love to have you on our editorial. We’re looking for someone with visual verve to oversee the illustrations The Ubyssey pitches and publishes.
A swim couldn’t be counted if it didn’t last for at least a minute and if my head wasn’t submerged for half that time. Any onlooker would have had good reason to view my frantic splashing and yelps of pain as someone in serious need of a lifeguard.