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UBC rookie Zach Verhoven is a player to look out for

3 days, 11 hours agoThe first-year psychology student could easily become one of the most important players on the UBC men's soccer team in a couple of years. As of this writing, he has three goals and five assists and has started 13 times in 17 games.

T-Birds split weekend against Alberta, lose 9-4 on Saturday

6 hours agoGoing in with a 0-4 record in conference play, the Thunderbird men’s hockey team was betting on taking both of their games against the University of Alberta Golden Bears. They took Friday’s game with a 5-2 win. They fell 9-4 to Alberta on Saturday.

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AMS to lobby province to legislate student housing rights

6 hours from now“Ultimately I was disappointed to hear what they had decided, but really, I attribute it to the structure that they have with student housing,” said Simpson when asked about the decision of the RHA to vote against supporting the AMS campaign.

Transit Update Hub

3 hours agoAll bus drivers and transit workers in West Vancouver will go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow onwards, according to their union. Buses affected include: 250, 250A, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, and C12.

UBC consults community on Athletics and Recreation “GamePlan”

2 days, 12 hours agoUBC’s Recreation and Athletic Facilities Strategy is undergoing public consultation until October 23. This strategy, otherwise known as the UBC “GamePlan,” addresses certain needs of the university such as aging facilities and recreational centers.


Interview: Bad Suns want to breathe fresh air into rock music

10 hours agoOn October 23, the stage at The Imperial will play home to the band, Bad Suns. The Ubyssey spoke with Christo Bowman, the 22-year-old lead vocalist of the band, to talk about the upcoming Vancouver show.

4 days, 10 hours agoThe runway show featured strong designs in celebration of the occasion. The bags displayed were diverse – including satchels and double strap bags small enough to be worn by children (as evidenced by one of their younger models).

4 days, 12 hours agoHave you never heard of him? That's alright — I hadn't either. And yet, Denis Matsuev is often considered to be one of the greatest living pianists of our time. His upcoming performance features works from Beethoven, Liszt and Tchaïkovsky.


’Birds crush Calgary Dinos, finish season undefeated

5 hours agoThe wins were a bonus for the ’Birds, as they’ve already clinched their 26th Canada West title after beating the University of Victoria Vikes twice two weeks ago. They won the first game 1-0 and scored late in the second to win 2-1 and clinch the tit

6 hours agoWith two games remaining in the regular season, the stage was set for the Thunderbirds men’s soccer team to clinch the top spot in the Pacific Division. Needing just one win to achieve the feat, the ’Birds hosted a desperate UBC Okanagan Heat team on

3 days, 12 hours ago“I've been fortunate enough to practice with these guys [the Vancouver Canucks] a few times at UBC, so I know the talent that they have. Being able to go out there and skate during warm up was really huge for me, and something I'll look back at for

3 days, 13 hours ago“I was very excited and expected to play well,” said Yu in an interview translated from Chinese. “But really, we go into every game treating it as a learning experience, not to expect a specific result. To play a good game is all that matters.”


Ask Natalie: Love, pets and more love

2 days, 9 hours agoTime. Time is the only way to get over a relationship. Sure you can try to cut corners here and there, but it's not until time has past and you've processed everything accordingly does anyone truly move on from a relationship.

2 days, 10 hours agoBut as long as we believe that sustainability is something abstract that happens in a set of policies disconnected from our personal and collective actions, we will not be able to bring on the changes that are necessary.

4 days, 13 hours agoThis next Senate meeting will take place on October 19, 2016 at 6 p.m. in IKBLC 182 (Victoria Lecture Theatre). Senate is open for anyone to attend if you’re ever interested in academic affairs or meeting Santa Ono.

5 days, 13 hours agoMy tactic when I was first here was just to not think about my family — and it was totally working until about a week ago, when I first Skyped with my mom and 14-year-old sister. I immediately started crying and couldn’t say exactly why.


Our Campus: CVC President David Tolentino is a kick-ass late bloomer

6 days, 12 hours agoAccording to Tolentino, CVC is much more than just the parties and ski trip that non-members have come to recognize the club by. In fact, the sense of community is so strong, the exec body refer to themselves as a “family.”

1 week agoThis article details not only how much executives at different schools are paid, but their varying responsibilities, and the sizes of the student populations they represent — and where that money comes from in the first place.

2 weeks, 3 days ago“You can easily create a video game out of my job. ‘Food Truck Tycoon’ or something like that, where you get to design your own food trucks, menus, and send them out into a little imaginary world where people could buy from them."

2 weeks, 6 days ago“When I say that sexual assault is an epidemic, I don’t say that lightly. In terms of creating that cultural change and making sure that survivors and people who have caused harm are getting the support they need, we do need more.”


Genetics are making medicine personal

2 days, 15 hours agoThe team think your phone could prescribe you drugs in the not-so-distant future. By taking a sample of your saliva, it may be one day possible to differentiate the drugs that will cure you from the ones that will kill you.

3 days, 13 hours agoSomewhere, deep within the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, there are giant robotic arms at work. While unsuspecting student study the robot is busy moving books, maps, records and more — going largely unnoticed by students.

6 days, 12 hours agoMagic mushrooms, psychedelics, psilocybin mushrooms – call them what you want. We all want to talk about them. Buckle up class, it’s going to be a wild trip. Shrooms are one of the more popular hallucinogenic drugs in Canada.