On September 19, 2020, former Prime Minister John Turner passed away at the age of 91.
I had not known true disappointment until the stewardess welcomed me to Edmonton this past April. As the airport doors closed and the plane backed up, I began to weep. Earlier, when I’d taken my seat on the nearly empty plane, “I hope you know how brave you are” appeared on my phone screen. I switched my phone off and said goodbye to Vancouver, a city I resented leaving.
But access to the kind of health care BC is renowned for is not a universal experience. People of colour often have to contend with language barriers, cultural assumptions and underlying biases when accessing health care spaces.
COVID-19 has drawn attention to veiled discrimination on campus against Chinese students, largely fuelled by misconceptions — particularly with Chinese international students, who make up the largest demographic of internationals at UBC.
“I think that the most important thing I do is teach … [and] what I hope that does is invite [students] into scholarship."
Starting in May, eyes will focus squarely on Evans as the campus waits to see how he — and his promises — fare as the head of the union.
Ghebremusse applied to a year-long visiting professorship at the Allard School of Law, got an interview and was hired. After that temporary position ended, she landed a tenure-track professorship and became the only Black woman faculty member at Allard.
In the words of founder and UBC grad Rob Morton, “the Calendar is a mirror that reflects everything awesome that is going on at UBC back at its students.”
Jacob Derewenda was one of UBC’s varsity rowers -- but now, thanks to a shoulder injury, he’s been cut off at the peak of his career.
Dave Greenfield, owner of street wear label Nomad Collective, has set up shop in the SUB, in the Outpost's former location.
Over the next few weeks, we'll be pulling out some of the most interesting trends from the data in our salary list.
Even if you don’t personally know seventh-year engineering student Lawrence Lam, you probably know someone who does.
Kim Campbell, Canada’s nineteenth and only female Prime Minister, had been a UBC student whose early interest global affairs and women’s rights would eventually lead her to a career that has been marked by major breakthroughs for women throughout history.
Brett Gilley is turning the ideal of innovative and dedicated professors and students who look forward to finals week into reality at UBC.
The EOAS building complex has a tornado machine, a green screen 'do-it-yourself' meteorological broadcast station and a giant, interactive, animated globe.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be documenting just how much campus has changed over the years through a series of photos.
In her job as a curator at MOA, UBC prof Susan Rowley leads the public in exploring the landscape and the culture of First Nations people in the past.
John Robinson, UBC associate provost, sustainability, is the driving force behind UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS).
If you’ve seen a major Hollywood Blockbuster film within the past decade, there’s a strong chance that you’ve encountered the work of Robert Bridson.
Party Well is a rapidly growing student-run club and charity sponsored by the Commerce Undergraduate Society.
Playing at least one game each week, and practicing twice weekly, drummer John Zollars is an integral part of the UBC Marching Band.
Not having a significant other on the day of love doesn’t mean that you should miss out on doing something fun and frivolous this weekend.