Held in the Agora of the Nest, the rally featured speakers and the opportunity for students to write letters detailing why they oppose the tuition hikes to Interim President Martha Piper as part of the AMS’s “Mail for Martha” campaign.
The AMS exec committee is weighing the benefits and drawbacks of keeping the new Student Union Building open all hours.
The university has decided to credit Lev Bukhman’s $125,000 donation to the Nest toward the AMS’s $68 million loan from UBC, as opposed to UBC’s contribution to the budget.
The question of where and how to go about building faculty staff housing is asked constantly at UBC. The university plans to address this in part by constructing a “living lab” housing complex in the University Boulevard area.
“This is an East Van Panto,” said Drover. “It’s very much of East Vancouver, which I think is something that’s very important to the company. It honours the community of East Vancouver, which is very community oriented [and] very family oriented.”
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away … there was an A Cappella club at UBC that was in the Song Wars: The Force Aca-wakens. Get ready for yet another amazingly geeky concert from UBC A Cappella. There’s twice the fun, twice the singing, twice the nerdiness and puns with double the concerts this time.
“The Crawl showcases emerging to professional artists working in painting, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, photography, mixed media, design, glass and furniture. The primary goal is to connect artists and the public. [We hope] to engage in a dialogue about the art-making process.”
Soft Haze is another talented band whose independent roots and coherent sound exceeds expectations, though Bommes is too humble to admit it.
After last week’s win against the St. FX X-Men in the Uteck Bowl, the only barrier that remains in UBC football’s way to winning their first Vanier Cup since 1997 is the Montreal Carabins —the defending national champions.
UBC Rec is hosting their annual Lace Up for Kids fundraiser tonight at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sport Centre.
For the first time since 1997, the T-Birds will be playing for the Vanier Cup. If there's anything we've seen this season, it's that it's hard to predict what will happen. But we've crunched some of the numbers to get an idea of what to expect.
Unexpected is an understatement. Unbelievable would be appropriate. Miraculous wouldn’t be out of place. It has been one hell of a season for the UBC Thunderbirds football team.
COP 21 may be our last, best chance to prevent the most catastrophic effects of climate change and it’s about time UBC got excited.
Since it operates as a business, it is entirely understandable why the university would choose to silence survivors of sexual assault in the interest of preserving their brand, securing profit and attracting the support of stakeholders.
Here's what I have learned from my study of other international students on our Vancouver campus.
In a November 18 letter, student Mike Cameron took the AMS to task for our Afford UBC campaign, which he sees as a cynical PR move that the AMS supposedly knows will have no impact. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Katherine Kalsbeek cares for UBC's Rare Books and Special Collections.
Regardless of the degree type, an undergraduate university education without work experience is unlikely to bring students an adequate return on their investment.
Neal Yonson, the voice of investigative blog UBC Insiders, brings in-depth commentary and analysis on campus affairs through his meticulous research.
Hillary Janssens, who learned rowing at UBC, is coming off a team victory at the Canadian national rowing championships and is on her way to potentially represent Canada at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Have you ever walked down Main Mall soaking wet with an umbrella in a hand and a muggy backpack in the other? Then you ask yourself why on earth you decided to study in Vancouver — a city with an average of 160 rainy days a year.
November, affectionately known to many as “Movember,” is a month dedicated to raising awareness for issues related to men’s health — especially prostate cancer.
A group of 29 past and current UBC researchers have been awarded the $3 million dollar Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
The long-held view that bicycle helmet laws increase the safety of the public may have been proven wrong by UBC researchers.