UBC has no idea what they'll be spending the increased revenue from tuition hikes on. They have no way of measuring what impacts the increases will have on the student body. And they have no plans to consult with students about whether or not the fees should go through. All in all, you should be pretty angry.
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Politicians are tools fighting over the center, the electoral system is broken, parties don't offer compelling visions for a future Canada. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't vote.
After wandering from refugee camp to refugee camp with her family, Adit "Elizabeth" Abit managed to excel academically in South Sudan and later Kenya despite nearly being killed by highway bandits. After earning a scholarship to UBC and graduating this summer, Abit wants to give back to her homeland.
After ten years teaching at Harvard, renowned quantum physicist Jenny Hoffman comes to UBC looking for better opportunities to collaborate. She also runs 24-hour races and is irked by unionized TAs.
With the emoji campaign, UBC is positioning itself clearly on the positive end of the sexual assault awareness spectrum, portraying consent in a playful and lighthearted manner -- but doing so while watching out for potential pitfalls. Still, not everyone is satisfied.
In an interview with The Ubyssey, Joseph Stiglitz, known for his critiques of economic inequality, explains why we need to reduce barriers to higher education.
At least two dozen campus buildings are at serious risk of collapse during even a moderate earthquake according to documents obtained by The Ubyssey. Officials say they are focused on raising awareness of earthquake safety measures.
Roger McAfee, who oversaw the construction of the last “new” student union building at UBC and served as AMS president, tells what’s gone wrong at UBC.
Speaking to researchers who have spent their careers trying to fill in the knowledge gaps in illicit drugs, two challenges continue to stand as roadblocks.
Ubyssey 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.
On this excursion I thought I might find that fear of the ocean and then indulge in it, like some people do with horror movies or roller coasters.
The neoprene squeezes the air out of my lungs. Then I wiggle the lifejacket over all my gear and the last of the air is pushed from my lungs.
Our news editor travelled to Ethiopia for a Go Global seminar in May. Here are her impressions of the trip, as well as her photographs.