Grey whales, land use and sucking up insects with a Ghostbuster backpack are a snapshot of the topics we encountered as The Ubyssey spoke to UBC graduate students about this year’s theme.
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One of the UBC’s biggest school spirit events Homecoming will look different this year with ongoing COVID-19. It will be held virtually on September 25 along with many activities throughout the weekend.
The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated student-facing issues including housing, food insecurity and financial instability.
SciLit Week is an annual event led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada that encourages people in Canada to learn more about the science that makes our country tick.
UBC’s announcement that winter term 2 will be mostly online and rising active COVID-19 cases suggest the possibility of another year of virtual graduation.
Before the announcement, BC’s 42nd provincial election was scheduled to happen on or before October 2021.
The AMS is investing study spaces in the Nest for the upcoming school year. But with classes mainly online, who will be there to use them?
UBC’s own pandemic response has been guided by an eight-year-old document in the process of being updated, but its response still closely mirrors the policies of other universities across Canada.
On September 19, 2020, former Prime Minister John Turner passed away at the age of 91.
Mosely is an artist with a talent for uplifting which he puts into his music as well as his activism. His energetic performance both as a performer and speaker made him so engaging. Yet, during his performance, he acknowledged his growing years.
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.
The health agency tweeted today that visitors to the beach on September 7 between 1 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. may have been exposed to COVID-19.
But with socializing such a key part of Jump Start, both students and Orientation Leaders initially wondered if participants would be able to connect online.
Panellists discussed the realities of being racialized on campus — an experience that often falls short of their expectations.
Each year, the committee holds public consultations with British Columbians, including inputs made by the AMS and the GSS.