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Letter: UBC has abandoned women

1 day, 12 hours agoSince 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.

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AMS receives largely positive feedback about fall reading break possibility

5 hours ago“I am actually hating my degree right now because I don’t have time to sleep,” said Amanda Santoro, one of the second-year students in the Faculty of Applied Science who is creating the petition. “I feel like if we all had a minute to take a breath, we could appreciate life a little bit more.”

Nest may be open 24/7 during future exam periods

1 day, 12 hours agoThe AMS exec committee is weighing the benefits and drawbacks of keeping the new Student Union Building open all hours.

University to give donation back to the AMS

1 day, 12 hours agoThe 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.


Silliness, joy and community: East Van Panto and Hansel and Gretel

2 days, 8 hours ago“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.”

2 days, 12 hours agoA 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.

3 days, 9 hours ago“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.”

3 days, 11 hours agoWhile volunteering at The Door is Open’s Sunday soup kitchen, the members of the organization encouraged him to sit down, converse, eat, and most importantly listen to the stories of homeless individuals. The most important part of their work, he said, is to be compassionate and humanize to those who are more often than not ignored on a daily basis.


UBC upsets Montreal Carabins in Vanier Cup, 26-23

1 day, 7 hours agoUBC upsets defending champions, the University of Montreal, with a last second field goal from Quinn Van Gylswyk to win their first Vanier Cup since 1997, 26-23.

2 days, 12 hours agoAfter 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.

3 days, 6 hours agoFor 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.


6 days, 10 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, 4 days agoNeal Yonson, the voice of investigative blog UBC Insiders, brings in-depth commentary and analysis on campus affairs through his meticulous research.


Why is Vancouver so rainy?

3 days, 1 hour agoHave 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.

5 days, 4 hours agoNovember, affectionately known to many as “Movember,” is a month dedicated to raising awareness for issues related to men’s health — especially prostate cancer.