Sleep deprivation has become so common that it’s considered part of our university culture.
"We here at The Ubyssey have become well acquainted with the new council’s platforms, promises and personalities over this long, long campaign period and the real and very hard work is not too far in the distance. So, we’re offering our help."
"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the dockets posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read. Here’s what to expect at the March 2019 Senate meeting."
"Relying on business revenues to fund services for the public good is always dangerous, as profit motives will inevitably contradict the public interest. How will the AMS be able to focus on serving student needs if we need to generate profits by exploiting students themselves in order for the society to function?"
“As months went by, the list eventually grew, to my surprise. I kept it tucked away in a desk drawer, but every few months, I would unfold it, add a few names and fold it back again.“
"The unfortunate thing about having an anxiety attack on the bus is that you have nowhere to run. My social anxiety prevented me from hyperventilating in front of everybody. Instead, I sat there — frozen like I was about to faint."
She told me I needed a “safety net”, something that would not allow me to fall through the cracks and into the hole of despair, instant noodles and IKB all nighters. I was rather annoyed at her idea of a safety net: a human.
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.