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Olympic swimmers returning from Rio receive warm welcome at shore: TORONTO (The News Desk) — Emerging from the wind-swept waters of Lake Ontario exhausted from their long journey, members of Canada’s Olympic swimming team were greeted on shore today by friends, family, media and well-wishers. “To be standing here with four medals is an amazing feeling,” a still ...
University freshman not afraid to try new things he read about exhaustively on the internet beforehand: VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Claiming that he was determined to approach this next stage in his life with an open mind and a positive attitude, University of British Columbia freshman Alex Jensen told press today that he was not afraid to try new things that he has researched exhaustively beforeha...
Ryan Lochte denies being Ryan Lochte: RIO DE JANEIRO (The News Desk) — Saying that the name means nothing to him and that in fact it doesn’t even ring a bell, U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte denied being Ryan Lochte on Friday morning. “Ryan Lochte must be the name of someone else who is not me,” Lochte told reporters, adding that Ry...
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New loophole in BC domestic tuition cap: a gchat dialogue.: UBC got some flack this year for their mega tuition increases for international students. Domestic students have been spared from drastic changes in the cost of education in recent years thanks to a BC government policy limiting tuition+fee increases to 2% a year since 2005. But that policy is ve...
FOI request turns up no records on Wesbrook Place consultants: UBC is once again using its private corporate entities to hide documents and information from the public. Three months ago, I filed a request under BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for records related to a planning process currently underway at the university. The plannin...
UBC Insiders On Air Finale: “As UBC Happens”: This is the official finale of UBC Insiders On Air. Thank you to everyone who listened, everyone we interviewed, everyone we talked news with, and everyone who talked to us at whatever event we were covering. It has been an extremely rewarding labour of love for both of us to make the show each ...
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If There’s a Reason: A Letter from a Survivor of the Campus Sexual Misconduct Debacle: Content note: this letter discusses sexual assault I had a hard time deciding who this letter should be addressed to. There’s a lot of people I want to address, you see. The first, of course, is the scumbag who sexually assaulted me. And I guess I could talk about that. But, as a professor once ...
Reflections on Raising and Burning Flags…: As a queer man, the recent burning of the gay rainbow flag at the University of British Columbia has not caused me any lost sleep. I can assure you, however, that I’m not impervious to homophobic threats or attacks, nor am I apathetic to the struggles of the several marginalized communities that ...
AMS candidates answer our questions: President: Another year rolls around, another set of AMS elections. We at the Talon aim to ask hard-hitting critical questions, and in that spirit, we invited all candidates in the election to answer a set of questions that we hope will help our readers in casting their ballot. Over the past few days we hav...

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Feb-Mar 2015 news: During the UBC AMS elections we ran two UBC AMS votermedia contests: A $700 Continuous VoterMedia (CVM) contest on the ballot above, and a $1500 One-Time Elections VoterMedia (1VM) contest funded by AMS -- see info linked here.