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What did you include in your personal profile that you feel helped you get accepted at UBC?: I’ve already submitted my application, but now I am curious as to what kind of things you guys wrote about in your personal profiles. What did you have to offer that you feel set you apart? What kind of things did you list in your hobbies/extra curricular ect? Those of you with grades that just...
Loud car around Brock Common at midnight: Mate I get it. You have a good car but you gotta realize that some people need to sleep. For instance, I have an exam tomorrow and you woke me up. Can you not? It's been really frustrating for the last week or so. Almost every day getting rudely awaken by a loud car sound. Thanks. submitted b...
Can you get kicked out of CS?: I'm in 2nd year cs bsc and I don't feel too confident in my grades. So are there anyway you can be forcibly removed from CPSC? submitted by /u/robota_ [link] [comments]
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The Post-Truth Politics of Jordan Peterson’s Gender Nonbinary Pronoun Debate: Authors: Andy Holmes, Curtis Seufert and Helen Wagner Last Friday, November 3rd, the UBC Free Speech Club hosted University of Toronto’s Professor of Psychology, Dr. Jordan Peterson, to speak at the Telus Studio Theatre located in UBC’s Chan Centre. With a description stating, “Come and spend you...
Interview with Yves Engler – A Propaganda System: How Canada’s government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation: This interview was recorded on October 9, 2016 at the University of British Columbia on the occupied, ancestral, unceded territory of the Musqueam people. It is important to recognize that institutions across these lands continue to perpetuate acts of colonial violence and dispossession towards t...
Corrupt prosecutors behind Brazil’s 2016 right-wing coup selected as finalists for UBC’s $100,000 Allard Prize: The Car Wash Task Force The winner of the 2017 Allard Prize for International Integrity, based out of UBC’s law school, will be announced this Thursday September 28 in the Old Auditorium. Among the three finalists is Brazil’s “Car Wash Task Force”, a team of prosecutors famous for spearheading a ...
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Unnecessarily pitting visitors vs community: MacInnes field parkade: A fancy traffic-flow model from Brunt & Associates can't answer the question: WHY? If you, like me, have found yourself idly wondering why the site of the new McInnes field has been sitting as a desolate, soggy pit of disgusting gravel-water over the last 6 months since the demolition of th...
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...
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How do I do a prank?: Dear Winnie, I’m not very funny and I don’t understand how jokes work, so instead I was thinking of pulling an April Fool’s Day prank. What would you suggest? Reader – Dear Reader, April Fool’s Day has a long history of people inconveniencing their friends and family while exploiting their trust ...
Pod Cast Episode 5: Pair Of Skis And A Meat Grinder: In this final episode of the Syrup Trap Pod Cast, Jonathan Goldstein tells us what isn’t funny, and the bomb is for the bird. The show was written Nick Zarzycki and Nathan Hare. It was performed by Jesse Inocalla and Chelsey Moore. The show was produced and edited by Matthew Parsons. Special tha...
Pod Cast Episode 5: Pair Of Skis And A Meat Grinder: In this final episode of the Syrup Trap Pod Cast, Jonathan Goldstein tells us what isn’t funny, and the bomb is for the bird. The show was written Nick Zarzycki and Nathan Hare. It was performed by Jesse Inocalla and Chelsey Moore. The show was produced and edited by Matthew Parsons. Special tha...

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This Votermedia ballot is not currently funded. It is displayed as a demo for if and when there is funding. Without funding there may be few votes, which makes the rankings less meaningful. During the 2015 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. History of votermedia at UBC: Experiments in Voter Funded Media