“Doing a PhD was totally on my radar, but I wasn’t thinking of going to Oxford necessarily until I started looking more into the program. Then the question became, if I didn’t get Rhodes, would I still apply to the PhD program independently?”
"I'm around the pool all the time," he said – truthfully as even our interview was conducted poolside. "When I’m not here I'd rather get outside, get some fresh air. I don't really want to spend any longer than I need to."
UBC Opera’s production was a stunning affair, featuring a beautiful forest backdrop painted by students from the University of Montana. The rest of the set — a series of floral-adorned trees and branches were constructed by the performers themselves.
To celebrate UBC's 100-year legacy, CiTR is airing a series of ten radio documentaries which utilize more than 890 reel-to-reel audio tapes from over sixty years of Student Radio Society of UBC. They focus on everything from hip hop to accessibility.
Ono is driving success on the platform with incredible levels of student engagement - after our interview he insisted on a selfie and we brainstormed ideas for a UBC hashtag along the lines of the University of Cincinnati’s #hottestcollegeinamerica.
“By the time I had children and wanted to get back into a music career, my Ukrainian identity was something that I needed to respond to as a musical vehicle,” she continued. “It spoke to my soul, there was something about it.”
This year, the AMS will host sets from a mixture of old favourites and new discoveries. Melt, MGH! Layten Kramer, Lido, Oh Wonder and Vince Staples will take to the stage on the last day of classes. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 21.
The farcical tale tells of corrupt town officials’ terrified reaction of the news that an incognito inspector will soon be arriving in their town to investigate them, resulting in a flurry of chaotic activity to cover up their considerable misdeeds.
Samantha So beat Hussam Zbeeb and Andrew Liang to the post of AMS Academic and University Affairs. "I'm so psyched," said So. "I'm really eager to carry out the things that I planned out and learned during my election."
“It’s awesome to have such a range of colours available with a range like this. We’re honoured to be nominated among such incredible Canadian talent,” said Walters on his nomination that includes Canadian greats such as Diana Krall and Johnny Reid.
“As the VP Academic and University Affairs, your job is to act as the go-between with students and the university. Building a solid foundational relationship with them would be critical to enacting change in the university.”
“The biggest point is student engagement. I really want to be able to keep students both engaged with the AMS and university issues. I feel as though the more informed students are, the more informed the office will be.”
“I don’t think my platform is particularly radical — I’m not asking for free tuition, I’m not asking for free rent, I’m not asking for the communist revolution. All I’m asking for is some transparency and accountability.”
Candidates Hussam Zbeeb, Samantha So and Andrew Liang went head-to-head in a debate to become the new VP academic and university affairs. The candidates used the debate to try and set themselves apart from each other.
Look at my Tinder profile. I’m a fun-loving, confident, witty, charming and adorable 21 year-old, or that’s what I’ll have you believe. I didn’t write anything in my bio — I don’t want to look like the keen one.