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Contact! Unload: An invitation to reimagine masculinity

3 hours agoIn grappling with this social reality, the highest ranking veteran participating in the event discussed the challenge of a dual responsibility as a leader and authority within the service – one that is valued through expressing strength, and an individual who struggled with the damaging emotional traumas of war.

AMS holds 500-person rally against tuition increases

an hour agoHeld 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.

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UBC raises $1.6 billion in seven-year fundraising campaign

1 day, 7 hours ago“This level of involvement allows us to build the excellent research and student learning opportunities that make UBC a world leader,” said Interim President Martha Piper in a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade while announcing the results of the campaign.


Shindig bands: Soft Haze

3 hours agoSoft Haze is another talented band whose independent roots and coherent sound exceeds expectations, though Bommes is too humble to admit it.

1 day ago“A lot of jazz is about that ... spontaneous interplaying between the musicians,” said Yuen. “The fact that we are all jazz trained ... I think it’s huge. It affects how we compose music.”

1 day, 3 hours ago“I think we’re at the point where you go from it being a connecting tool to it being an isolating thing,” said Khan. “We don’t really relate to each other as much because we’re not looking at each other’s realities.”


Dancing with the ‘Birds: from Bhangra to Bollywood

1 day, 5 hours agoIn our final installment of Dancing with the ‘Birds, travel into a world of colourful costumes and high intensity dances from South Asian culture with UBC Bhangra and UBC Junoon.

2 days, 6 hours agoIf a team’s performance at their homecoming game is a reliable index to how well their season will go, then the UBC women’s field hockey team would have been dead in the water. But the ‘Birds did not let their first game determine their season.


2 days, 5 hours agoIn 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.


1 week agoNeal Yonson, the voice of investigative blog UBC Insiders, brings in-depth commentary and analysis on campus affairs through his meticulous research.


What you need to know about Movember

1 day agoNovember, affectionately known to many as “Movember,” is a month dedicated to raising awareness for issues related to men’s health — especially prostate cancer.

1 week, 1 day agoUBC scientists are working to selectively breed Western honey bees with stronger genetic traits in order to make them more resistant against disease.