"Vocal students recognize that classroom dialogue is often awkward and uncomfortable, but we engage in it regardless because we have accepted that university is supposed to push us outside of our comfort zone."
I know how you might be feeling: Vancouver is huge, teeming with people and feels like it’s catered to all residents, besides you.
As you scan your body in your mind from head to toe, you pause and say thank you for the different parts of your body.
“Participation enforced is to discriminate against the reticent — to further marginalize the silent. It is a regrettable case that active participation is only accepted in the form of flamboyancy and theatrics.”
"Where jumping from high school to university gives you marginally more freedom, that seems more like crossing a puddle when compared to the chasm between university living and the world beyond."
Being lonely can suck, and everyone feels lonely more often than they’d care to admit. Regardless of whether you’ve just become single, have never dated or are married with three kids, loneliness can creep in from any angle.
People ghost for all kinds of reasons, validity varying, but if you find the sour taste of ghosting is something you regret, here’s a few tips on resurrecting a spirit.
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.