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Libyan oil seducing West into warfare, UBC prof says

Libya has the largest oil reserves in all of Africa, says Hani Faris, adjunct professor of the UBC Department of Political Science and President of US-based Trans-Arab Research Institute.

Murdered victims painted in "The Forgotten" need respect

The way I speak is through my paint brush… How was I going to tell the truth if I painted every single one of those women who went missing and many murdered in a pretty light? …Why now do some people...

When an outsider paints the DTES missing women

Last night I spoke at a National Conference at SFU talking about 'The Forgotten” Project. There was so much hostility in the room by a group of women from the DTES [Downtown Eastside]…These women...

Katie Jeanes inspires "A Little More Good"

To make a significant impact in our community, all it takes is one person to take action with a great idea.

Young Muslim poets shine at I-SLAM

Young Muslim poets show off their skills at I-SLAM, rhyming about everything from school to superheroes. Headlined by award-winning writer and poet Boonaa Mohammad.

St. John's Hospice can't find its roots at UBC

Over 200 upset condo residents have signed a petition to stop construction of a two-level 15-bed hospice at UBC, The Province reports. Construction for St. John's Hospice at the Northeast corner of...

UBC Robson Square to host Burnaby Youth Custody Center Artwork

Burnaby Youth Custody Center Passion Project art project has a home.

Cheap shrimp, hidden costs

In September 2010, I was one of ten UBC students from the Graduate School of Journalism chosen to be part of a unique class called International Reporting. The syllabus of the course is like no other...

UBC symposium on anti-Asian racism finds Maclean's "Too Asian?" too insensitive

Two weeks ago, I wrote a commentary in response to Maclean’s “Too Asian?” Since then, many voices have chimed in from left, right, and centre to offer their two cents. Aside from a brief non-apology...