My iPhone, which blares out the alarm tone dubbed “Stargaze,” has been going off for at least two minutes, begging and pleading with me to wake up with every note. I groggily lay there, my eyes barely being able to focus on my phone’s screen.
When the cast and crew of She Kills Monsters met for the first time, they were not themselves. With the help of five Dungeon Masters, two pounds of multi-sided dice and dozens of character sheets, they become paladins, mages and heroes in the fantastical world of Dungeons and Dragons.
In case if you’ve been living under a rock, the 2018 AMS election draws nigh.
Band Wars featured the bands 7th Row, Death By Daisies, The JRMS and fate fell short. All were created in BVP’s program Build-A-Band — which The JRMS’s guitarist and vocalist Ryder McGinnis described as a “free agent list.”
With cannabis set to be legalized this summer, municipal, provincial and federal authorities are figuring out how to roll out recreational cannabis to the masses — and so are universities and colleges.
The Rio, a treasured Vancouver landmark and all-around badass indie theatre, plays host to a quirky homegrown game show titled Story Story Lie.
"fine. an evening of storytelling and otherwise" is an event created by writer Cole Nowicki, who also serves as the show’s host. This monthly showcase of talent is located at The Lido and is absolutely F-R-E-E to attend.
Playland Nights is a 19+ event where they kick out all the kids who puke after a go on the Break Dance ride and sub in intoxicated adults who also have a tendency to puke on rides that induce motion sickness.
When you attend Pride, it doesn’t matter whether you’re apart of the LGBTQIA2S+ community or in solidarity as an ally — it is all about acceptance and being yourself. That is, full heartedly, the impression that I got from Pride 2018 at UBC, which made me oh-so-happy.
“You have veterans who have never opened up because of PTSD or simply because they didn’t want to talk about it,” Brunt said. “I’ve had people tell me that they’ve never even told their families these stories before.”
It’s everyone’s “favourite” time of year: the annual AMS election! And, oh boy, have we got a lot of candidates vying for this years chance of securing a sick addition to their med school or grad application. I’m kidding (am I?).
This may not come as a huge surprise to some of you, given Vancouver’s moniker as the ‘no fun city,’ but Vancouver doesn’t have a colossal library of songs referencing it unlike, say, New York or Los Angeles. One might ask, “What is there to even sing about? Rain?” And, darn it, you’re kind of right.
As we head deeper into the 2019 federal election, students and faculty members with dual citizenship at UBC can fulfill their civic duty and vote for their representatives in the House of Commons. Some dual citizens may have been born here but didn’t grow up in Canada at all. It can be a little more uncomfortable — if you don’t feel engaged in Canadian politics, should you bother voting at all?