On Friday, September 6, UBC hosted UBC Pride which featured resource booths, activities and performances. Before the event took place, many UBC community members expressed cynicism, considering the university’s recent track record with the LGBTQIA2S+ community. We sent a few writers to attend the events and share their thoughts.
ROTN Secret Show was an idea by BVP that aimed to gather music-lovers by only word of mouth. That means no online advertising, no Instagram story promotions, no Facebook event invites.
Starting this year, 16 undergraduate students who have a background in African Studies will be hired to revise and research over 1,000 African objects on display at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA). This program will also run into 2020, where 16 other students will be hired on for the next year.
The Michaels Girls: The chosen family is non-binary French UBC student Nelson Leloup’s response to the lack of diversity and LGBT representation in children’s literature.
Even though I’ve never been to Serbia, I’m connected to it through the culture I was raised with. I feel homesick for a place I’ve never been, but I can make it better by enjoying the connections I have to it here.
This recipe serves as a reminder of the identity that both my dad and I share as part of the Diné people.
Couscous Royale was the last meal my father made me before leaving Montreal and it was one last reminder that when I moved out, j’allais me débrouiller — I was gonna figure it out.
It all started with a crate full of forgeries on the steps of a bishop.
His figures are recognizable as human, but hold an otherworldly presence, as felt in the elongated limbs and shadowed concave spaces that allude to eyes. The exhibition successfully encompasses the power of expression contained in this reduced, monochromatic, almost eerie style.
The rise of a young generation of international artists like Prateek Kuhad exemplifies the intersection of music and culture through the ubiquitous prevalence of technology.
On February 10, 1977, The Ubyssey published a letter by Natasha Meissner. 42 years later, we spoke to Meissner on her motivations behind the letter and how she feels now
Reaction to the Jenn Smith talk were the emotional backdrop for this month's Get Connected: Queer, Trans, & Allies Community Night. Usually, the event helps to connect students not only with each other but also with faculty and staff. But despite the tables overflowing with food and murmur of chatter, the mood of this year’s event was far from festive.
The exhibit opens up into a dark room and immediately transfers the viewer into a carnival-like atmosphere of magic and storytelling. Each selection of puppets is carefully staged as if during a live performance, with theater chairs and even a green lawn provided for the ultimate immersive experience.
Music Waste, a local DIY music festival, does something few other musical festivals do: promote a forward-thinking policy regarding instances of sexual assault, a pressing issue for gigs and festivals.
City of Dreamers, Joseph Hillel’s newest film, arrived at Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival. The documentary tells the story of four prolific women architects in Canada as they reflect on their careers within the context of the male-dominated industry.
This may not come as a huge surprise to some of you, given Vancouver’s moniker as the ‘no fun city,’ but Vancouver doesn’t have a colossal library of songs referencing it unlike, say, New York or Los Angeles. One might ask, “What is there to even sing about? Rain?” And, darn it, you’re kind of right.
Congress wouldn’t be complete without a special beverage to go along with it.
While the crux of Queer Lives on Display: In the Archives of The Institute of Sexual Science in Berlin was on Hirschfeld and his life, the central thesis of Bauer’s talk was on “what it means to archives the lives of people who don’t fit with in norms.”
The self-described clowns, The Tiny Tricycle Poets, opened for famed Canadian slam poet Shane Koyczan’s sold out show. But the packed theatre quickly came to realize that the Tiny Tricycle Poets were more than merely a supporting act.
HASTAC 2019 is an affiliated conference that was held from May 16 to 18 on Unceded Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm) Territory/UBC Vancouver, and it's theme was Decolonizing Technologies, Reprogramming Education.
"Ramadan can be a very different experience depending on where you live in the world, who you are surrounded with, and your own personal goals and values."
Just in time for Congress of the Humanities and the Social Sciences Conference, UBC Theatre is debuting their production of famed Canadian playwright Michel Tremblay’s hotly-debated play Hosanna.