Six months after its launch, here’s how the Indigenous Strategic Plan is going.
Here, we explore the stories of the many people who worked to build new systems for supporting survivors of sexual violence, shifting anti-violence rhetoric into pro-survivor spaces.
One major goal of the process is to make admissions fair for everyone, but how can existing societal biases be acknowledged and mitigated in decision-making?
The Board is one of UBC’s most powerful governing bodies, yet it is composed primarily of individuals from the corporate world who are appointed by the provincial government, not the university.
The Ubyssey received responses from over 400 UBC students on their drug and substance use. Collecting this type of information via Google Forms, where we can’t interview respondents directly, isn’t ideal — but it revealed interesting and compelling trends about student substance use.
This magazine is just the beginning of all the incredible stories waiting to be told on our campus about how students, staff and faculty have shaped and continue to shape our university identity.
Eco-fascism is a small but growing ideology held by some on the far-right that the solution to environmental decline is depopulation and restricting immigration.
Students living in rural areas are more likely to be isolated from robust internet infrastructure than urban students. Even when they can sustain a connection, it is often too weak to keep up with the demands of online instruction.
As students that spend most of our time navigating campus with a tiny screen shoved in our face, it's hard to go without seeing all of the emerging ways in which bodies are presented through social media.
If you don’t live on campus and are driving, here is tip number 1: figure out where you’re parking your car to avoid walking back to a $45 ticket on your first day.
I did the complete opposite of what students are supposed to do in their first year. I didn’t get involved on campus, never raised my hand in classes and tried my best to just disappear.
Once I looked down at my notes for a minute too long « Bon matin, Zak! C’est déjà l’après midi, you know, we’re all awake! » he’d rattle off.
Two years ago, in 2016, I was given the chance to start my bachelor degree at UBC, and I really thought I was in control — and I was mad at my family and friends for telling me otherwise.
But in my second year, my roommate and I decided we wanted to a) break free from needing to interact with other humans at parties and b) be self-sufficient and mature adults.
My parents convinced me to take one year of high school 2.0 at my local university to “figure myself out.” At first, I resented it, but that year just going to class and going back home with everyone from high school inspired me to get my life together.