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Rumana Monzur story: responses to news UBC student's eyes beyond repair

After today's news that UBC student Rumana Monzur's eyes are beyond repair, following the savage attack by her husband in Bangladesh, VO stopped a few people on the street to ask for their responses...

UBC's Crane Library a treasure trove of Braille, digital audio, large print and electronic text

Libraries are one of the saving graces of civilization. UBC's Crane Library offers more than most.

Keeping HST is better for British Columbia, these economists say

With the HST referendum currently underway, British Columbians have the option of voting either "No" to keep the revised HST in place, or "Yes" to return to the dual tax systems of the PST and GST. A...

Rally for Rumana Monzur: photos

In support of Rumana Monzur, a UBC student brutally attacked on her return to Bangladesh earlier this month, about 400 people attended a rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Greater Vancouver Bangladesh Cultural Association leader calls attack on UBC student in Bangladesh "inhuman"

"It was inhuman," said Abdul Kalam Azad, general secretary of the Greater Vancouver Bangladesh Cultural Association, of the attacks against a female UBC student by her husband in Bangladesh.  On...

Vancouver rioters feel the burn after outing on social media

When professional biker Alex Prochazka, aka Alex Pro, stuck his tongue out and posed in front of a car during the Vancouver riots, his career burned up as fast as the car behind him. 

One year anniversary of blue whale specimen at the Beaty Bidioversity Museum at UBC

The Beaty Bidioversity Museum at UBC has a big anniversary coming up. Big Blue, their prize specimen, will be turning one-year old.

passionTOaction: Five young women get passionate about sustainability

These Grade 11 students have a wide variety of interests -- from water, fossil fuels and waste reduction to deforestation, food security and youth empowerment.

TransLink's alternatives for transit on Broadway corridor to UBC

I asked Jeff Busby, the project manager for TransLink’s Broadway Corridor public input process, which of the alternatives he favoured. “I just want the public to have a strong understanding of the...