A group of UBC students and local activists are spearheading a Facebook group meant to provide support to Vancouverites amid the COVID-19 global pandemic — and it’s quickly growing into a social movement.
Art is defining student activist movements in a world that’s increasingly moving to social media. The visual side of activism has evolved to encompass new forms with students embracing performance and Lennon walls — but despite the shift online, one medium remains especially striking: the protest sign.
The situation has been chalked up as a misunderstanding, but it has given the art community a platform to give more attention to the AMS’s permanent art collection and the importance of understanding the context of the collection before selling any of it.
To heighten protective health measures around COVID-19 exposure, all UBC Library location at both Vancouver and Okanagan campuses will be closed March 20 at 5 p.m. until April 6 at 9 a.m.
The Board of Governors is the highest governing body at UBC, and among all the questions about platforms and consultation and other words I don’t understand, I felt it was necessary to ask some other hard-hitting questions the newsies wouldn’t think to ask.
The VP Admin looks after all the AMS clubs, helps manage the Nest as well as liaises between clubs, constituencies, resource groups and the society. This big important job requires big important questions.
Look at these people running for president of the AMS. They get some fancy photos and profiles and get to talk to Ubyssey News about their platform points
Instead of rating these posters on how good the designs are, I’ll instead be giving these posters a vibe-check. Because that’s what the cool kids do right? I went hunting down for every single campaign’s Facebook events page and checked their vibes so you don’t have to.
A sold out mass trickled into the Chan Centre, filling each seat and leaving behind a stand-by line that snaked through the rose-garden — those trying their luck at any remaining spots to even simply overhear murmurs of the evening’s speaker: Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Now that reading break is done, there is only one thing to look forward to: Block Party. Well the gods must be smiling down upon us because the announced lineup seems like it will be a lit time.
I do not have 100 questions about the Hatch’s 100s Day. I mostly have like, four.
The 2B Theatre Company production of Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story, presented by the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, is a powerfully magical homage to Jewish ancestors; a history lesson that leaves you feeling depressed and heartbroken yet full of hope.
On February 6, the museum will host Decolonizing Voices: A Celebration of Canadian Black HERstory, an event featuring a spoken word performance by Adelene da Soul Poet and a poetry reading and book signing with Chantal Gibson.
She, Mami Wata & The Pussy WitchHunt premieres this week on the West Coast as part of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.
Premiering on January 30 at the Chan Centre, The Passenger is part of the larger symposium, Auschwitz 75, being held in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration camp in Poland.
Playing with Fire was incredibly playful, especially thinking about how precious ceramics are. In context with the European Ceramics Gallery, Playing with Fire was a great reminder of what ceramic art can be and how people in the past found meaning in the art that we may now have lost.
I stopped going to Saturday school when I was 12, but many Chinese cultural traditions — the story behind firecrackers during 农历 新年 (Lunar New Year) and the reason we eat noodles or fish on certain holidays — were ingrained in me there.
Each mosaic in "Symbols for Education" portrays a symbol that represents a different area of study in the university at that time it was created.
The Changeling was a 360 degree, full-bodied experience. The acting and design support the haunting nature of the play, but the comic plot line distracted from the overall show.
Back for its second year and bigger than ever, Smash Comedy Festival is here to make space in the comedy world for those who are often sidelined. The festival looks to promote women, Trans and femme comedians in an industry often dominated by cis white men.
A look behind the curtain with two UBC meme instagram accounts.
This third iteration of Transits and Returns showcases the works of 21 Indigenous artists from around the Pacific, ranging from local First Nations to Alutiiq territory in the north, Māori lands in the south, and the many mainland and island Nations in between. Two prior showings were held in Brisbane and Auckland. The works explore themes of movement, territory, kinship and representation.