UBC English instructor Katja Thieme has faced online harassment and threats after questioning the legitimacy of an online publication, Quillette, and the academics who publish in it.
MC was a UBC creative writing student who accused former UBC creative writing Chair Steven Galloway of sexually assaulting her.
Sidoo is one of the founding members of the 13th Man Foundation, which has poured millions into UBC’s football team since 2014.
After graduated in 2014 with a degree in French, Al-Hathloul has been vocal in pushing for gender equality in Saudi Arabia — particularly against male wardenship laws and for women’s right to drive.
We took the liberty of breaking down the three big names in the Vancouver Quadra riding so that you know where each one sits on the issues that matter to students.
During the public discussion, May focused on actions she thought the Canadian government should be taking, particularly in the upcoming COP21 talks in Paris. She named a determination to rapidly move away from dependence on fossil fuels as being of the utmost importance.
Several UBC professors have been named as members of the Order of Canada. Olav Slaymaker, Wade Davis, Nassif Ghoussoub and Joseph Boyden were recognized by the governor general as having made outstanding contributions to Canada.
According to a Canada Department of Finance study, “the current generation of young Canadians is, on average, wealthier than previous generations of young Canadians.” But one UBC prof says this isn’t true.
“We do a lot of grassroots organizing to improve the habitability of SRO hotels,” said Marina Classen, a UBC student involved with the group. “We’re primarily focusing on privately owned SRO buildings."
The BC Court of Appeals has ruled in favour of Trinity Western University (TWU), deciding that graduates of the school will be able to get accreditation from the Law Society of BC and practice law in the province.
The University of Toronto held an academic forum this past Saturday with the controversial U of T professor Jordan Peterson, who does not use gender neutral pronouns. Mary Bryson, an education professor at UBC, went to debate him.
Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson announced the city’s plan for an extension of the Millennium Line at a press conference yesterday. The extension will begin at VCC-Clark Station and will run along Broadway, stopping short of UBC at Arbutus Street.
Three candidates for the Vancouver-Point Grey riding came to the Nest Thursday evening for a debate focused on student issues. The Ubyssey moderated the debate and has since checked the veracity of some of the candidates' claims.
After modelling 10 different scenarios with three sub scenarios each based on information made public by BC Hydro, the researchers concluded that Site C was not economically past the point of no return.
Prior to this appointment, Eby has served as the MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey after beating out former Premier Christy Clark in 2013. He was recently re-elected to the position on May 9, 2017, for his second term.
Khadija Ismayilova, an Azerbaijani investigative reporter, has won the 2017 Allard Prize for International Integrity. Since its founding in 2012, it has been “one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the fight against corruption and [for human rights]” at $100,000 CAD.
According to Ohori, after Gordon moved into long-term care, she told him that she wanted her house to go to him instead of UBC.
At a town hall meeting on the proposed rapid transit to UBC, panelists hammered home the urgency of improving the Broadway corridor’s transit capacity — and the perks of bringing it to campus.
The federal and BC governments have reaffirmed yesterday the $3 billion funding for the Broadway Skytrain expansion and the Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Transit — two high profile rapid transit projects in the Lower Mainland.