Although I was born and raised in Korea, I left home at the age of 12 and I grew up in two different countries. Being in an environment with very few Korean people around me, I often felt disconnected to my own roots and this exchange seemed to be a great opportunity.
Just because it’s a new year and new semester doesn’t mean that you have re-imagine your lifestyle — and we suggest not doing so. The urge to fix and address every single aspect of your life is the exact reason why it’s so hard to stick to resolutions in the first place.
I hadn’t gone ice skating in over a decade, and based on previous memories, I was sure that I would hate it. To my surprise, I not only remembered how to skate, but I also found myself enjoying it.
"I’m aware that in the workforce, two weeks off is a sizeable and enviable vacation. But for students, the holidays aren’t a luxury — they’re pedagogically beneficial and vital for our collective mental and physical health."
The second that it drops below 25 degrees you’ll see more Patagonia jackets than the morning lineup at 49th Parallel.
“When I arrived, the several months of Duolingo practice and watching Italian movies with subtitles proved useless when spoken to by locals.”
In this Last Words, Ubyssey editors discuss unsightly construction, the importance of going to class and a promising future for UBC football.
Shanee Prasad takes issue with a recent opinion piece on raising the minimum wage.
Firstly I would like to clarify that The Ubyssey did not state that an increase was a bad idea, it only questioned whether an increase of $4.75 is too drastic.
In this Last Words, Ubyssey editors discuss UBC's progress — or lack thereof — in minimizing animal testing, empty rooms in rez and U-Pass and SSC troubles.
In her first column of the new year, Natalie gives advice to readers on how to keep their resolutions and make the most of 2015.
With the drop deadline approaching, I decided to see what the research said about why people sometimes react negatively to different ways of speaking.
I’m making a case against having grades that are entirely truthful in a student’s transcript. Employers don’t like to see really bad grades on a transcript.
The problem isn’t that indie, foreign and arthouse films aren’t screened at all, it’s that they don’t screen for very long.
Contrary to what unions may say, the majority of minimum wage jobs are held by those who live in non-poverty households (e.g. teenagers working as waiters).
These increases are not inevitable. Far from it. We can stop them, but it means showing up. It means being louder. We need to be louder.
Natalie advises on how to deal with breakups without much of a break and how to deal with people who won't let you sleep.
In this Last Words, Ubyssey editors take on the ongoing troubles with Ponderosa's elevator and how not checking your email can be stressful.
In this Last Words, Ubyssey editors give their take on an apparent pay gap among UBC faculty and staff and compare campus kitchens to the rest of the world.
The UBC Coyote needs help. In the environment currently existing on this campus, this animal has no safe home.
In this Last Words, Ubyssey editors discuss the 'Birds' lacklustre Winter Classic Performance and how the AMS can help create real politicians.