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Asian, whatever that means

What the heck does “Asian flush" mean?

On Remembrance Day, war stories from Vimy to Baghdad

Each Remembrance Day, I'm sure to put forth that there is significant importance in documenting the stories from those affected by war---from veterans and dodgers to widowers and pacifists. By...

UBC women's basketball games are more thrilling than men's

Lying on my back in a loft in Colorado last Christmas, I was in a foul mood. Across from me, my younger cousins were playing a card game. Occasionally, I'd open my eyes, but mostly I just silently...

Easy A, The Town, Alpha and Omega, Cole, Devil, The Virginity Hit, plus Tati, the genius

Two teen comedies arrive on the same weekend. Emma Stone stars in Easy A, the better one (by far). (Read more)

What really happened outside the Fairmont Hotel at the G8 University Summit protest?

"This is not an apathetic moment," activist Harsha Wallia said. Protesters were demonstrating against the move towards the privatization of Canada's universities that some believed the G8 University S

Canucks alumni team up with fans at Hockey for the Homeless fundraiser

Garth Butcher participates in the annual Hockey for the Homeless tournament. Fans were given the chance to play alongside ex-NHLers and Canucks alumni at UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium last Friday. Other n

Editorial volunteers

It started with introductions. Eleven students and recent graduates from SFU and UBC, a professional editor, and one activist, said what they read on a daily basis and what makes them passionate...

Philip Glass returns to The Chan Centre for Performing Arts with solo piano performance

The last time composer Philip Glass played the Chan Centre for Performing Arts at UBC was in 2004. Glass, still composing and performing at age 73, says: "Why stop now?" Glass began his April 5th,...

Is incineration the solution to garbage disposal in Metro Vancouver?

No matter where you throw it, garbage doesn't really go "away." This article on incineration is the first in a VO series on Vancouver garbage.