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VIFF review: Borealis

9 hours agoChased by violent debt collectors, Borealis is a father-daughter road trip that brings humour without any of the traditional conventions of a typical road trip comedy.

Student political groups and their relationship to the parties

7 hours agoWith the 2015 election season upon us, no one has been more active around campus lately then UBC’s student political groups. More than anything, these students are trying to make UBC students do the unexpected: vote.

Weekend Reading


Mohamed Fahmy pardoned by Egyptian president

1 week, 5 days agoThere can be renewed hope that Mohamed Fahmy will be joining UBC as a member of the faculty at the School of Journalism.


Arts & Culture selling tickets on a trike

1 week, 3 days agoThe result: an adult-sized tricycle/mobile ticket booth, otherwise known as the Arts Ticket Trike.

1 week, 4 days agoAfter graduating, Johnson created Azrael's Stop -- a transmedia storytelling project that centres on a group of characters in a tavern.

1 week, 4 days agoThis Sunday, the first ever WindFest! -- a woodwind workshop at UBC -- will open to oboe and bassoon players of all ages and skill levels.

1 week, 4 days agoLove Bomb, described as a rock concert within a play, takes place in Fort St. John where a mother desperately searches for her missing daughter.


New hockey recruits prepare to hit the ice

1 week, 3 days agoThe men’s hockey season premiere is just around the corner and coach Adam Shell is hoping the new recruits will help bring UBC deep into the playoffs.

1 week, 4 days agoFor the first time since 1987, both the UBC Cross Country and Track and Field teams will have a new head coach and his name is Laurier Primeau.

1 week, 5 days agoPerry won three straight Canada West final fours, represented Team Canada and was an academic all-Canadian. But his CIS career is over, so what’s next?


2 weeks, 6 days ago"How do people make friends in class? People are scary. How do I do this thing people seem to do so easily?”


3 weeks, 6 days agoSpeaking to researchers who have spent their careers trying to fill in the knowledge gaps in illicit drugs, two challenges continue to stand as roadblocks.

4 weeks agoUbyssey writers went far and wide in the summer of 2015, from kayaking in the ??? to research in Ethiopia, political engagement in South Africa and conquering fears in the Bahamas. Read their impressions of their voyages in the Travel supplement.