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BEST OF OUR CAMPUS
ONEONONE'
0 MAKEUBC
Our Campus is a regular Ubyssey feature where
we profile interesting people on campus. From
scientists to activists to mountaineers to musicians,
we've written about a lot of interesting people this
year. Here are some highlights.
"[Vancouver] used
to be so social and
now it just isn't.
The small town boy
in me has missed
this interaction."
—Brian Revel,
TransLink Driver
"I thought this
might be a really
interesting way to
do something that's
very much across
disciplines... but
also just create
something that can
generate conversation about cancer."
—Jacqueline Ferkins,
"cancer cell" costume
designer
"In Canada, the
marching bands
are all cadets. I
wanted to show
everyone what
a real marching
band was like."
—Max Bogard,
Thunderbird
Marching Band
ringleader
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"You know you can
walk the distance
...but there's just
something about
it when you're
standing and you're
looking down at
iooo feet and it's
just a completely
different experience."
—Adam Mertens,
Slackline UBC
co-founder
"I have to wake
up really early,
but I get to see the
sunrise.
—Veronika
Bitkina, 24 Hours
papergirl
"In the fall of 1944,
there were so many
casualties. The
troops would come
over, you would see
a fellow, have a few
dates with him, and
then he'd be gone."
—Doris Gregory,
activist and former
Ubyssey editor
"Never give up."
—Chris Dare,
Seven Summits
mountaineer
"It's in control of
your environment,  I
your health and
how you interact
with people....
What you eat
is how you live,
really."
—Anita Gillespie, Agora Cafi
| co-manager
"I'm interested in
everyday feminism.... A lot of
times people have
this conversation
about feminism but
it's very academic
and elitist."
—Ciceley Blain,
Celebrating
Women at UBC
coordinator
"It's shocking to me
how many students
haven't had decent
sex-ed in the first
place,
—Jason Winters,
sex psychologist
"Happiness itself
is a big part ofthe
problem."
—Stephen
Taubeneck,
Existentialism
professor
WHAT'S ON
MONDAY    14
PEDAGOGY IN PLACE
2 P.M. @ 1KB LILLOOET ROOM
Listen to professor Peter Jamieson,
from the University of Melbourne,
speak about the evolution of formal
and informal learning spaces on
university campuses.
Free.
WEDNESDAY ' 16
MARINATE ME:
ART SHOW
5 P.M. @ AUDAIN ART CENTRE
The final exhibit of the year for
UBC Visual Art grads. "Either being thrown on the grill raw, or by
reflecting their seasoned array of
knowledge, students will serve up
theirworkto a public audience."
The show runs from April 17 to 26.
Free.
5TH ANNUAL UBC UNDIE
RUN
10:30 P.M. @ OUTSIDE SUB 115
Strip down to your undies and go
for a nighttime jog with hundreds
of UBC students and staff. Come
to run,ortocheeronyour less
inhibited friends.
Free, but left-behind clothes are
collected for charity.
Il I SAUDER
School of Business
ROBERT H.LEE
GRADUATE SCHOOL
Opening Worlds // News
ORS WILL MCDONALD + SARAH BIGAM
AMS STUDENT NEST »
STUDENT SERVICES »
AMS to keep
Volunteer Connect
as student service
=ILE PHOTO WILL MCDONALD/THE UBYSSEY
This dropoff is where one of the slides in the New SUB may be placed if all ofthe current concerns are worked out.
AMS hits friction on New SUB slides
Decision delayed due to safety and insurance concerns
Veronika Bondarenko
Senior News Writer
It will be at least another week
before the AMS knows if the
New SUB will have slides, as
insurance and liability questions
remain unanswered.
VP Admin Ava Nasiri said there
are still several safety and insurance concerns that need to be
addressed before a final decision
can be made on the slides.
"The excitement is so high for
the slides," said Nasiri. "The insurance ofthe slides is a liability
on the part ofthe company on
whether or not they would be able
to insure something like that."
According to Nasiri, slides in
the New SUB would pose a sig-
NEWS BRIEFS
U BC scientists object to plans
for agricultural land reserve
A group of B.C. scientists have sent
a letter to Premier Christy Clark and
several ministers calling the provincial government's proposed changes
to the agricultural land reserve
"deeply flawed."
The signatories, which are mostly
from B.C., say the government's plan
to allow more non-agricultural use on
agricultural land is a threat to wildlife.
"Allowing more non-agricultural
uses on ALR land and the release
of more lands from reserves will
have the unintended consequence
of threatening many important
ecosystems and, by extension, many
valuable species including species
at risk," the letter says. "We call upon
the government of British Columbia
to include scientifically derived information in the evaluation ofthe impacts of changes to Agricultural Land
Reserve that may impact the health of
British Columbia's ecosystems."
UBC professor's new book calls
for increased engagement
with China
A book by Paul Evans, a professor at
the UBC Institute of Asian Research,
says Canada needs increased economic, cultural, social and political
interaction with China for a more
mutually beneficial partnership.
"We need to take the next step to
signal we are in the game in a more
comprehensive way," Evans said
in an interview with the Vancouver
Sun.xi
nificant liability risk to both the
company that designed the slides
and the AMS.
"It's something that's super
unique and I think it's super cool,
but when you get into the insurance question it gets very complicated there, so there are just
a few legal questions and communication with the insurance
company that have to happen
before anything can materialize,"
said Nasiri.
As a result, the decision on
whether or not to include the
slides is being postponed until
the AMS figures out how much
of a liability slides would be. The
AMS is expected to address these
concerns at a committee meeting
on Wednesday, April 16.
CRIME »
Woman fined
$10,000 for Wreck
Beach booze sales
Will McDonald
News Editor
Alana Thomson has been fined
$10,000 for selling alcoholic
freezies on Wreck Beach.
Thomson was originally
charged with a total of 12 counts
of soliciting orders for and advertising liquor, unlawfully selling
liquor and manufacturing liquor,
according to court documents.
Thomson pled guilty to one count
of each charge and was fined a
total of $10,000 on March 26.
Thomson was arrested at
Wreck Beach in August. According to an RCMP search warrant,
police observed Thomson openly
selling alcoholic freezies for
three days in a row.
The warrant also said park
rangers had seen Thomson allegedly selling alcoholic freezies
as early as 2011 and had issued
several warnings and tickets
to her.
Thomson was additionally
given a conditional discharge
with two years' probation for
possession of marijuana and possession of ecstasy.
The conditions of her probation include staying away from
Wreck Beach and the university
endowment lands and completing
20 hours of community service. XI
"The liability issues are largely
just the liability of having a slide
in the building. Is it possible
to insure a potential slide? The
first question that comes before
pursuing anything as far as even
ordering the slide or getting the
go-ahead for its creation is: are
we able to insure it?" said Nasiri.
Still, Nasiri is confident that
the details concerning liability
will be worked out successfully
in the next few days.
Jean Hu, a third-year kinesiology student, feels that despite
the safety issues that they can
pose, the presence ofthe slides
will be a welcome addition to the
New SUB.
"I think that it will be an
attraction at UBC and something
that separates us from the other
universities in Canada," said Hu.
"It'll be cool, but I can think of so
many problems," said third-year Science student Jean Wang. "And the
cost of it is $50,000. It would be fun,
but I'm not sure if it's reasonable."
Nasiri was also excited for what
she believes will be a popular
student attraction, but remains concerned about the safety issues that
may surround their usage.
"The bottom line is that despite
being awesome and super exciting, a
slide poses a much larger insurance
risk than not having a slide," said
Nasiri. "So before we can move forward with the project, all of those
insurance questions and safety and
health concerns have to be clarified."
=ILE PHOTO WILLMCDONALD/THE UBYSSEY
Despite recommendations, AMS Council
has decided to keep the service.
Karen Wang
Contributor
On Wednesday night, AMS Council decided to keep the Volunteer
Connect service for students.
AMS Volunteer Connect is
a service that allows external
organizations to post volunteer
opportunities onto a database for
UBC students. A review of AMS
services recommended phasing
out the service by May of this
year and transferring the service
to the university. However,
following negotiations with the
university, the AMS will keep
the service.
Matthew Duguay, AMS
student services coordinator,
said the AMS rejected an
offer UBC made to take over
Volunteer Connect.
"We had negotiations with the
university, and ... they wanted
compensation from the AMS,
in terms of certain rights to the
new Student Union Building, and
they proved to be more than the
cost ofthe program itself," said
Duguay.
Duguay would not disclose
the specifics ofthe offer. "It was
better for students [and] for us
to just keep the program as is,"
said Duguay.
Last year's services review
found that volunteer databases
unspecific to UBC are already accessible to students, and the data
indicated most students weren't
using Volunteer Connect.
Council rejected this recommendation, among others in the
review, according to Duguay.
"The report was authored in such
a way that it was [former VP academic Kiran Mahal's] personal
opinion that services should be
created by the AMS and then
transferred to the university,"
he said. "The AMS Council no
longer shares that opinion."
Volunteer Connect will be
operating as usual, though the
internship component ofthe
service will shut down April 28,
2014.
"It's been underutilized, and
to be quite honest, most ofthe
faculties have their own internship programs," said Duguay.
"Really, it tends to be what students are coming to us for more
and more are volunteer opportunities." XI
FILE PHOTO GEOFF LISTER/THE UBYSSEY
Alana Thomson was banned from Wreck Beach after selling alcoholic freezies. EDITOR  NATALIE SCADDEN
// Sports + Rec
STATS »
By the numbers: the 2013-14 UBC Athletics year in review
Natalie Scadden
Sports + Rec Editor
National championships, national
players ofthe year and records being
broken: it was another great year
for UBC Athletics. Here are some
ofthe numbers recorded during
the year by T-Bird teams, players
and coaches.
4 The number of national
championships won this
past year by UBC teams:
women's field hockey, men's soccer, women's cross-country and
women's swimming.
4The number of Canada West
championships won by UBC
teams: men's soccer, women's
swimming, men's swimming and
women's volleyball.
3 The number of athletes named
CIS player ofthe year: Lisa
Barclay (women's volleyball),
Coleman Allen (men's swimming)
and Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson
(women's swimming).
5 The number of consecutive years a UBC women's
volleyball player has won the
CIS Player ofthe Year award, the
second longest such streak in CIS
history in any sport. When Barclay
took home the 2014 award, she
followed in the footsteps of fellow
T-Birds Shanice Marcelle (2013,
2011), Kyla Richey (2012) and Liz
Cordonier (2010).
4 The number of coaches
named national coach ofthe
year: Mike Pearce (CURA
men's rowing), Mike Mosher (CIS
men's soccer), Marek Jedrzejek
(women's cross country) and
Steve Price (CIS women's swimming).
•* /"V The number of national
I vJ championships won by
■X. S UBC women's swimming in
their history, the most of any team
in any CIS sport.
6 The number of UBC swimmers
— past and present — who will
be representing Canada at the
upcoming Pan Pacific swimming
championships in Australia: Coleman Allen, Luke Peddie, Luke Reilly,
Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson, Tera
Van Beilen and Martha McCabe. All
but Peddie will also be competing at
the 2014 Commonwealth Games in
Glasgow, Scotland.
•*   ^ The number of national
I   *^ championships won by
■X. %J UBC women's field hockey
in their history, the most by any
women's field hockey team.
•* /"V The number of goals scored
I vJ by the UBC women's field
■X. S hockey trio of Hannah
Haughn (7), Kate Gillis (6) and
Natalie Sourisseau (6) in conference
play.
/^ ^^The combined num-
£ / ber of goals scored by
£j £ every other player in
the conference, including their
UBC teammates.
A     A The number of regu-
/\   /\ lar season andplay-
.X.   X. off games the men's
soccer team played in the past two
years en route to back-to-back
national championships.
IThe number of games the
men's soccer team lost in
that time.
8
The number of goals men's soccer allowed over 13 conference
games this year.
4:71
he number of goals men's
soccer scored in those
13 games.
^ •* The number of goals scored
•^  I by Janine Frazao after five
%J -X.years with UBC, the most of
any player in Canada West women's
soccer history.
6The number of UBC runners
who finished in the top 30
at the NAIA women's cross
country national championships: Maria Bernard, Catherine
Farish, Amelie de Fenoyl, Jackie
Regan, Micha Gutmanis and
Natalia Hawthorn. To put this in
perspective, 319 women finished
the race.
/^ /*"\Tne number of regu-
y I   liar season games won
^J V_/by women's hockey
this year — three more than their
all-time best.
/^ /"\ The number of total
■^ Vt points (20 goals, 18
%J KJ assists) recorded by
Tatiana Rafter during the regular
season, seven more than the player
with the next highest point total in
the Canada West. Rafter also won
the Canada West MVP award, the
first UBC women's hockey player
to ever do so.
f /""V The number of points
h\\   lUBC football scored in
\J \<J a home game against
Alberta in October. It was the
largest shutout victory in Canada
West history.
1.007:
'The number
of rushing
L • v-^ V-^ M   yards racked
up by running back Brandon Deschamps this season, the fifth most
in UBC football history.
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Lisa Barclay lead UBC women's volleyball to a Canada West banner and won the CIS Player of
the Year award, keeping it in the Thunderbird family for the fifth straight year. UBC came one
win away from a seventh consecutive national title.
f ^7/"\ The number of kickoff
w~\   / vJ return yards by rook-
\J £    S ie receiver Alex Morrison this season in 30 returns. Both
are Canada West all-time records.
■^  y"V /^ The number of kickoff
III    £ return yards Morrison
■X. \^£ ^J ran the first time he
touched the ball in a regular season
game. And yes, he scored a touchdown in the process.
3 The number of major statistical
categories in which Harleen
Sidhu ranked in the top 10 for
the Canada West women's basketball regular season: points per game
(15.6), rebounds per game (8.8) and
field goal percentage (.507). Sidhu
transferred to UBC this season and
made an immediate impact.
366
The number of games
coached by men's
hockey head coach
Milan Dragicevic before he was let
go after 12 years at UBC.
•*   /^ /^ The number of wins
I    ^    £ during his time at the
■X. k£^J helm, 10 of which were
in the playoffs.
IThe number of wins the
women's rugby team had in
Maria Gallo's first year as head
coach. However, thanks to a huge
improvement in scoring margins,
Gallo was award Canada West
Coach of the Year.
•*  /"\ /""V The number of Can-
I  V\l   ladaWestchampion-
-L \J V/ ships won by UBC
teams in the program's history.
f* /^V The number of CIS
VJI    I championships that UBC
S  V-/has won in the program's
history, the most of any Canadian
university. XI
TENNIS »
Becoming 'the Thunderbirds of tennis'
Reyhana Heatherington
Senior Lifestyle Writer
Don't confuse the UBC tennis club
with the hacky sack club.
"We're not just going to be a club
[like] the hacky sack club," said team
president Willson Cross. "We're
under a whole other umbrella."
This year, the UBC tennis
program made the leap from an
AMS-funded club to a competitive
club that is now affiliated with UBC
Athletics and Recreation.
Cross has been the president of
the UBC Tennis Club for the past
year. The first-year economics major
said he wasn't sure the team had a
chance to stand out over other clubs
near the beginning ofthe sports
targeting review process.
"We did everything we possibly
could and we put our best foot
forward," he said. "With that said,
talkingwith [UBC] Athletics, I
didn't really get the gist that it was
viable for us at this point."
Though Cross said the review
was a "smooth process", it was a
lot to manage on a team where
the students have been responsible for organizing, coaching and
funding. Going head to head in the
varsity proposal process against
established teams like basketball
and football was a challenge for
the group.
"It was a bit of a grind here and
there," he said. "[There were] a lot
of documents, a lot of revisions. The
whole review process... was challenging, but definitely a good opportunity to bridge the gap between us
and Athletics."
"We were proud of ourselves
that we managed to make a big
impact," said team member
Maria-Luiza Robu.
UBC has hosted the world-class
Davis Cup tennis tournament three
times in the past two years, and
the team agreed that this notoriety
helped bring the tennis team to the
forefront ofthe tennis community
in the city.
"We definitely have a tight-
knit community," Cross said. "A
community like anything else is
like a fabric. We're just one of those
strands of fabric in the whole story
of tennis here in Vancouver."
The increased funding will support the team's travel, uniforms
and training opportunities. Robu,
a third-year psychology major,
said the team had two practices
per week this year rather than the
preferred schedule of training a
minimum of every other day. She
said the funding will also give her
team, which she calls "a big giant
family", the opportunity for large-
scale success.
"We know that we have a bigger
chance to actually go towards nationals and actually send out enough
players to compete," she said.
"We've gotten qualified years before
... but we've never had the funding
to send out a full team."
Braedon Beaulieu, a third-year
geography student, has been the
tennis team's captain for two years.
He agrees the financial situation has
made it tough to attract potential
players who would have to pay for
court time.
"It's been a heavy deterrent for
people to come join the team and
take the time to practice more and
become better," he said. "I think
by using this funding to have a
little bit more free court time,
players will be able to play more,
will be more willing to come out,
and through that, we'll become a
stronger team."
Beyond the additional training
and tournament opportunities,
Robu hopes the club's new competitive status will give them greater
visibility around campus. When
Robu talks to friends about the
tennis team, many were surprised to
learn it exists.
"Whenever I'd mention that I'm
on the tennis team they'd say, 'Oh,
there's a tennis team at UBC? I
knew they had a tennis centre but I
didn't know about a team.'"
"I'm hoping that with the funding
we've got, next year most ofthe
students, or every student around
campus, will know that there's a
team and come out and help us,
and support us and cheer for us,"
she said.
Cross said the team will be
the face of tennis at UBC, or the
"Thunderbirds of tennis."
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PHOTO CARTER BRUNDAGE/THE UBYSSEY
Willson Cross is the president ofthe UBC Tennis Club, one of nine AMS sports clubs recently
given competitive club status within UBC Athletics and Recreation.
outs and now it's probably about 60
people, so we've seen a huge influx
in competition," he said.
While the team is excited about
their new-found resources for the
upcomingyear, Beaulieu is looking
even further into the future and
hopes the team can reach the next
level before he leaves UBC.
"We've been playing the top
players in Canada, so it's been
quite a high level in a very world-
class venue," he said. "So we're
hoping we can reflect that and
eventually get to the varsity
status, which I think [the team]
deserves." XI
He agreed that the biggest
difference for next year will be the
identity ofthe tennis team around
UBC campus.
"Our story is goingto spread," he
said. "We're goingto have a face at
UBC now on the campus."
Over his three years on the team,
Beaulieu says student interest in
recreational tennis has grown and
the number of participants at the
tennis centre has more than tripled.
There has also been expansion in
the number of students vying for a
spot on the team.
"We probably had in first year
maybe 12 people come out for try- II Culture
RHYS EDWARDS
FASHION »
PROCRASTINATION
STATION
Springtime sartorialists
Sunshine brings out campus couture connoisseurs masocore gaming
You never know what you're going to get with Vancouver weather, and students know this all too well. This is why the idea of UBC
spring fashion is a much broader concept than in many urban centres. Though Vancouver style is arguably too relaxed, somestudents
still find smart ways to bring their own personalities into their wardrobe. Here, stylish dressing is not equated with formal attire, but
rather, finding a way to mixand match function with fashion. ImagesandtextbyReyhanaHeatherington.
Kevonnie, first-year Arts
How would you describe your style?
People always call it vintage retro.
Where do you usually go shopping?
I'm very conservative in dressing.
I like neutral colours — you know,
black, white, beiges, stuff like that.
Very classy, very retro.
Where do you like to shop?
Most of my clothes aren't from
here. I shop mostly in Miami or
back home in Jamaica. Stuff I see
here, I can't afford it.... I buy the
stuff when it's on sale.
Andrew Cier, third-year art history
How wouldyou describe your fashion
sense?
Modest, I suppose. I love button-ups,
that's my favourite. Beyond that I don't
really follow much trends other than
what's subconscious.
What would be subconscious?
Advertising, I suppose. H&M has had
an effect on me, I know that, so that's
where I tend to drift.
Where do you get fashion inspiration?
Usually from friends. If I see something I like, I'll buy something similar
— not exactly like that, because I don't
want to be matching. Also living on
the east side it's easy to see [trends]
because it's a little bit more freeing
there, in a way... Whether they're too
extreme or not, you can decide, mix
and match.
Meghan Mast,second-yearjournalism
Where do you get your inspiration?
I'm trying to dress more professionally because I'm starting to
enter the workforce so I'm starting
now to slowly, gradually introduce
it into my wardrobe — like jackets
and blazers.
How would you describe your style?
Today it looks very Gap I think.
More office casual.
Where in Vancouver do you like to
get your clothes from?
Usually thrift stores or my aunt's
closet — that's where I got this
blazer. We're about the same size
so she usually gives me cool vintage
stuff.
Jacob Sussman, fifth-year psyc
How wouldyou describe your style?
I guess like Stella from Project Runway
because she really likes her leather.
Where do you like to shop?
I buy clothes in Calgary so I can avoid
paying the HST/PST and when I'm in
Vancouver I like to shop at Community
Thrift and Vintage, Salvation Army
and [on] the Internet.
Eriko Ba, third-year economics
Where do you get your clothes?
Japan. All the Japanese brands.
Where do you get your style inspiration?
Kana. She is a Japanese singer.
Phil Gym, fifth-year commerce
Where do you get your inspiration?
My inspiration is the weather....
I guess I go to Zara quite a bit
and I follow the trends there, to
be honest.
How wouldyou describe your style?
Just simple. Pretty casual dressing
in my opinion, nothing too complex
or anything. Vt
On Feb. 10 this year, a cry of agony was
heard across the world.
On that day, Floppy Bird, the irrevocably popular
mobile game phenomenon, was removed from
the App Store and Google Play by its creator Dong
Nguyen. Fans responded by threatening to murder
him, and savvy entrepreneurs auctioned iPhones
with copies of the game still installed; some of them
were sold for thousands of dollars.
The popularity of Floppy Bird is testament to
a broader phenomenon: the rise of tenaciously
frustrating video games, also known as masocore
gaming. In just the past three years, the Internet
has collectively raged at the likes of browser-based
games and apps like QWOP, Surgeon Simulator and
2048, while PC and console gamers have hurled
offenses at such titles as Super Meat Boy, Trials HD,
DayZand the Dar/<Sou/sseries. These games have
proven massively lucrative, and ignited the popular
imagination — but what caused their recent rise in
notoriety in the first place?
Kevin Oke, lead designer at the Vancouver-based
Adrian Crook gaming consultant agency, noted that
hard games have always been popular. "There's
this masochistic pleasure in submitting ourselves
to these sorts of things," he said. "There's a shared
experience around that that we can rally around."
However, according to Oke, the particularly
recent upsurge in the popularity of high-difficulty
games comes from the ascendancy of streaming
platforms and social media.
"You're seeing a rising popularity in the sharing
of playthrough videos on YouTube and Twitch,"
Oke said. "These games are really suitable for these
video sharing platforms because they're so difficult.
It's awesome to watch a video of some guy getting a
score of 200 in Floppy Bird, and it's like, 'Whoa, how
did he do that?'.... The more it gets shared the more
people talk about it."
The fecundity of difficult video games — as
demonstrated bythe recent "Twitch plays Pokemon"
phenomenon, in which thousands of online users
attempt to play a single game of Pokemon at the
same time — is only part ofthe cause. According to
Oke, older video games are typically harder since
developers lacked the technology to test their
products and refine them according to the tastes
of the market. But the growth of the industry now
enables developers to produce games for a mass
market, which means appealing to the broadest
common denominator and, in the process, reducing
the possibility of frustration. Now, consumers are
beginning to demand a tougher experience, which
is why challenging games like DarkSouls have
become popularagain.
Difficulty isn't just an offshoot of marketing, however. Just as the complexity of any artistic medium
increases in correspondence with the length of
its history, game developers are becoming more
self-reflexive — and self-awareness can occasionally manifest in the form of abusive difficulty levels.
"We've got enough of a library of titles and
enough of a language built up that we can go back
and deconstruct the genre and medium conventions," said Oke, citing QWOP as an example of a
"postmodern parody" of games.
Of course, when we play games like QWOP, we
may be too busy screaming in frustration to consider
the progressive merits of such difficulty. But although arbitrary challenges and all-powerful bosses
contrive to prevent our advancement within a game,
they're ultimately symptomatic ofthe advancement
ofthe medium itself. V
-Rhys Edwards,
Culture Editor
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TOP STORIES OF 2013-2014
Was it the year of the press conference? The 2013-2014 academic year at UBC was like no other. The university was
constantly in the media spotlight. The world was paying attention to UBC, and in the midst of it all was a transitioning
administration. We sat down as an editorial board and discussed which stories we thought were the biggest. Our
decisions were based on the total impact stories had on campus, as well as their relevance to students. These stories
didn't just end after the first article was published, so we put together a timeline to show how they developed over the
course of the year.
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CONTROVERSY
Starting the year off with a bang, The Ubyssey broke the
story that first-years participating in the Commerce Undergraduate Society's FROSH orientation had been led in a
cheer making light of rape. The news shook campus.
As national media jumped on the story, the university
scrambled to respond, eventually convening a panel to
make recommendations on how to prevent such things
from happening in the future.
The Sauder School of Business and its dean Robert
Helsley came out ofthe mess looking less than fantastic.
Students said the cheer had been taking place for many
years, and there were rumours that Helsley's predecessor may have been aware of inappropriate events at
CUSFROSH.
After Sauder students failed to pass a referendum approving hundreds of thousands of dollars to be put toward
the vague goal of mitigating an alleged culture of sexual
violence in the faculty, the university was forced to foot the
rest ofthe bill.
The university panel chaired by VP Students Louise
Cowin — which, due to pressure from First Nations groups
and the media came to include aboriginal issues due to a
handful of students at FROSH also singing a chant related
to Pocahontas —came out with recommendations that
have mostly yet to be implemented.
RISE OF BZZR CULTURE?
Students have always had a fondness for swilling beer—
butthisyearmarked a particularly strong upsurgeinthe
cultivation of a strong campus drinking culture.
The Pit Pub celebrated its 40th anniversary this year.
The bar had seen steadily declining attendance in the
face of flagging enthusiasm and betterstudent specials
to be found off-campus, particularly at Bimini's on Fourth
Avenue. A new manager and a revamped menu have
helped revitalize the establishment, and hopefully the
staff will carry their enthusiasm into their new digs at the
Student Nest.
Koerner's Pub, another formerly popularstudent haunt,
finally reopened after two years of internal management
problems. Boasting a hipster-chic decor redesign, healthier food options and renewed partnerships with campus
groups like Blank Vinyl Records, Koerner's is working hard
to reignite local nightlife again — even if their menu is a tad
cynical in tone.
Lastly, the seeds of a new student microbrewery were
planted, but it's uncertain where they will land. Though not
situated in the New SUB as originally proposed, the microbrewery, which a student referendum formally blessed in
January, will enable brUBC and anyone else to get some
serious brew on — if they get their shit together.
SERIES OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
The RCMP issued theirfirst warning the weekend of Sept.
28. By Oct. 20, four women had been sexually assaulted or
campus, mostly near residence areas. On Oct. 29, RCMP
announced that a fifth assault had occurred, and they believed one suspect had committed all five ofthe reported
assaults. Mounties released a sketch ofthe suspect in
November and the RCMP received over 100 tips, but the
culprit was never identified. No further assaults have been
reported since the end of October.
These assaults rocked our campus. They spurred two
protests, Take Back the Night in October and the March
to Reclaim Consent in November, and increased dialogue
on consent and safety. We are currently awaiting the final
copy of a report on campus safety, which may recommend
installing additional security cameras on campus.
Suddenly swamped Safewalkers worked incredibly
hard; the service only had three teams per night before the
assaults began. These students would do walks until 4
a.m., take a quick nap on campus, and wake up again for
class the next day. Special props go to Student Services
manager Matthew Duguay, who negotiated extra funding
forthe program with the university and put in extra hours
working forSafewalk.
Buses to campus still encourage students to call
Safewalk, which has extended its hours until 4 a.m., but
hopefully the criminal is gone for good.
SAUDERCHANT
Aug. 2013: Sauder
FROSH occurs
FROSH chant
story breaks
Dean Helsley hosts
press conference
Louise Cowin Pocahontas
chant press conference
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Pit's popularity is waning
Koerners' Pub reopens
SEXUAL ASSAULTS
April/May 2013: two sexual
assaults reported
Another sexual assault reported, RCMP issues warning
In total, six sexual assaults
reported to RCMP
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video of Toronto mayor Rob Ford
smoking crack cocaine
Toronto police say
they've seen the tape
of Ford smoking
NEWSUBSHENANIGANS
Shortlist of New SUB names
slated to be finalized by the
end of summer
AMS adds $3.5M to New SUB
budget
AMS releases shortlist of
New SUB names MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014    |   YEAR IN REVIEW
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short existence.
We interviewed brostep superstar Borgore before his appearance on the last
stop of the Steve Aoki Aokify America tour at the Thunderbird stadium. Turns out
Borgore is an example of what is often referred to as a "colossal douchenozzle"
— he referred to UBC as "the University of Vancouver" and defined his love of
the Lower Mainland in terms ofthe "hot Asian chicks" he once met at a sushi bar.
Other celebz we had PR probz with include Kid Cudi and Adventure Club — we
can only dream of the day when we'll command enough respect to interview every
celebrity who visits our campus.
Borgore and other celebz
The UBC men'ssoccerteamsangtheirvictory song,
Frankie Valli's "Can't Take My Eyes Off You", 17 times
this year en route to their second straight CIS national
championship. The irony: they took the Sam Davidson
Memorial trophy to the Pit for a celebration and, well, lost
it. We're glad they didn't mind poking fun at themselves
throughout the year, but we hope they can keep their eyes
on the prize next season.
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DECEMBER
JANUARY
SPORTS REVIEW DRAMA
SEA TO SKY COLLISION
DIVESTMENT GETS TRACTION
There was no shortage of drama during the sports targeting review process, but in the end, there was no dramatic
overhaul. Again, this was in the media spotlight and national
and local reporters all had opinions on the review, including
veiled sexism regarding the competence of VP Students
Louise Cowin and the new managing director of athletics,
former CEO of Scottish Swimming Ashley Howard.
Come the end ofthe review, only five of 29 teams got
bumped down from varsity status to competitive club status
—four skiing teams and women's softball.
After months of cries that the beloved football and hockey
teams might get cut, these are probably the least controversial teams the university could have demoted. It was also
surprising how few teams were downgraded considering
the university said it needed to be sustainable. Things could
still change in the next fewyears forthe four teams in the
"hybrid-funding" tier (men's baseball, men's hockey, men's
field hockey and women's rugby). They'll have to come up
with significant funding on theirowneveryyearinorderto
keeptheirstatus.
The review did seem to re-engage T-Bird alumni, but it
did so by pissing off an awful lot of them. What remains to be
seen is whether or not any of it will result in generating more
interest or attracting a fan base, a major shortfall of UBC
Athletics everyyear.
Toward the end of first term, the campus community was
hit hard by the news that two students had died in an early
morning car crash on their way to Whistler. Not only were
the two students, housemates Valentine Leborgne and
Olivia Robertson, well-loved and connected to many
others on campus, but they were also doing something
familiar to many of us — taking a weekend trip to ski
with friends.
Hundreds of students turned out for a memorial for
Valentine and Olivia at the Chan Centre, and some relief
was provided by the survival and recovery of the two other
students who were also in the crash.
Questions were also raised about the safety of the
stretch ofthe Sea to Sky Highway where the crash took
place and where many thousands of UBC students drive
every winter, and a petition was started to construct a
median divider on the piece of highway north of Lions Bay.
One of the most successful instances of campus activism
this year has been the movement to get the university to
divest its endowment holdings in fossil fuel companies. By
successful, we mean they got students to pass a resolution
calling on the AMS to call on the university to divest — in
otherwords, an entirely symbolic resolution.
Still, UBCC350 seized an important societal issue and
made their voice heard — kudos to them. Of course, many
others have weighed in on the pages ofThe Ubyssey and
elsewhere to suggest that perhaps divestment isn't the
way to go, and the university said it has no plans to divest
anytime soon.
It'll be interesting to see how this debate plays out in the
years to come.
Sauder students vote down
paying for new counsellor
AMS says brewery
will be on referendum
AMS votes down
brewery
Students vote in
favour of brewery
Consent awareness marches
UBC announces criteria
for sports review
Review begins first
phase
Results of first phase:
13 teams'futures
uncertain
Ford says he smoked
crack in a "drunken
stupor"
Ford has enough
to eat at home
Ford calls Toronto Star
reporter a pedophile
Ford ticketed for jaywalking in Vancouver
HW*H*HM
UBCC350 starts campaign
Students vote
in favour of
divestment
BOOM! Pizza goes bust
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Another brand faux pas: UBC approved
naming an area after Money — the Money and
Raymond M.C. Lee Square, that is. The married
couple bought the name with a $5,250,000
donation to developing the square outside the
bookstore and UBC's alumni centre. Money
talks.
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Toronto mayor Rob Ford made his way to campus
for the Arts Undergraduate Society election this year
and secured a spot on AUS Council. Harsev Oshan,
an AMS presidential hopeful who was behind the
joke candidate's campaign, took over after Ford was
elected. One ofthe last joke candidates to put up
such a good showing was Fire Hydrant, whom Ford
has been know to run into from time to time.
Rob Ford elected
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In a bizarre mix-up, Vancity
Buzz invited thousands of
Vancouverites to a UBC
student's small demonstration
for peace in Ukraine, advertising the event as "an authentic Chinese New Year Sky
Lantern festival." To be fair, the
organizer was selling Chinese
lanterns to UBC attendees.
He made $1,500 off sales,
$1,000 of which he said he
was going to bring with him to
Ukraine and physically hand
to protesters in the square.
Engineers put Beetle
on top of clock tower
When UBC students woke up
on Feb. 7 and stumbled their
way onto campus, they spotted something different on the
campus skyline. To celebrate
E-Week, the UBC engineers
went back to their pranking
ways that previous evening
and put the shell of a red VW
Beetle atop the clock tower,
where it sat for the majority
ofthe morning before it was
taken down. Kudos to those
troublemakers in the red jackets for pulling off yet another
trickthat befuddled us all.
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Come June, Stephen Toope's eight-year reign as UBC
president will come to an end and computer science prof
and non-profit CEO Arvind Gupta will be taking his place.
Shortly afterToope announced his resignation last
spring, the university began looking for a new president.
A lot of people were surprised that the new president was
at UBC all along. Though Gupta seems to have relevant
experience for the role, he has a lot of issues to get up to
speed on by July 1.
Toope's time at the university has been mostly positive,
but he is heading to U of T as the university deals with the
aftermath ofthe Sauder cheers, the sports review and
deciding on the use of security cameras on campus. It will
be up to Gupta to make sure the university doesn't drop
the ball on these topics.
From their new almost $8,000 logo to seriously considering BOOM! Pizza as a name for a restaurant, the AMS
has received a lot of attention about their branding decisions this year.
They had even begun developing a brand around the
explosively bad name. But despite Council approving the
name at a meeting, they voted again at that same meeting
to reverse the decision. So after spending several thousand dollars on BOOM! branding and incessant public
ridicule, the AMS went back to where they started and
decided to keep the name Pie R Squared forthe New SUB.
The naming of the new SUB took far longer than
expected, with less than stellar results. Few students
participated in the process, and even when they did, their
choices were limited by a mad-libs style list of acceptable
names. After all the shenanigans, the AMS finally decided
on the AMS Student Nest as the name, despite the fact that
there is already a feature in the building called the Nest.
Although everyone will probably just call it the new SUB, a
lot of students weren't happy with the process.
Web hacks
A few lolz were had at UBC's
expense this year — first when
an Insane Clown Posse-inspired hacker changed the
Food Services page, and
later when ubcengineers.com
temporarily displayed a photo
of a giraffe and a donkey that
appeared to be engaging in
sexual relations. The lessons
here? Don't forget to lock the
Internet door behind you,
and buying a few domains
is cheap insurance against
some pranksterwith a PayPal
account.
SAUDERCHANT
UBC makes recommendations to
increase education for women
and aboriginal people
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New counsellor hired in
response to chants
The Ubyssey receives FOI-disclosed
emails regarding how Sauder admins
dealt with the chant
SEXUAL ASSAULTS
Draft of campus safety
report recommends
increased surveillance
SPORTS REVIEW
Final results of review: skiing and Softball
teams made competitive clubs; men's hockey
among those to look for additional funding
Ford appears on
Jimmy Kimmel
Nine AMS sports clubs get
competitive club status
Harsev Oshan runs for AUS as Rob
Ford and wins, says he will stay on
Post-Block Party
Macinnes Field littered
with beer cups
HW*H*HM
NEWSUBSHENANIGANS
In an interview, Toope says BoG subcommittee to look into divestment;
no report issued yet
UBCC350 starts
alumni petition
Building name comes
down to AMS Student Hub
vs. AMS Student Nest
AMS Student Nest wins
by one vote in council
The Nest slated to finish
construction Nov. 2014 MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014    |   YEAR IN REVIEW
You got to
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by searching
what?
Forthe most part, when people
come to our site via search engines
(which is basically just Google),
they do so searching normal
keywords that appear in our stories.
But sometimes we come across
terms that furrows our brows.
Here are some of the most curious
keywords, and how many visitors
reached our site by searching for
them.
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newspaper
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The 2013-14 school year was the best in the history of our website, with ubyssey.ca hosting a total of 1,956,452
visitors since April 15,2013. Here's a quick breakdown of some ofthe stats and trends on the interwebs in the
past year.
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Sports + Rec
Other top stories on the web
The past three pages highlighted the top stories at UBC overthe pastyear.
On the web, however, there were many other stories that people read and
shared. Here are some of the top-read stories from the culture and sports
and rec sections, as well as our blog.
Culture
1. "The university of everywhere:
why film companies shoot at UBC"
2. "Read before you rush: a breakdown ofGreeklifeatUBC"
3. "Visit UBC's greatest secret treasures with this treasure island map"
4. "Tea ethics: where our second
favourite caffeine fix comes from"
5. "Naked bike ride bares it all for
car-free community"
1. "Early mornings and open water: the life of a UBC rower"
2. "UBC athletes attempt to stay
united after initial review results"
3. "UBC men's volleyball closes
out China's Fudan University in
exhibition"
4. "LGBTQ athletes: coming out in
the varsity locker room"
5. "9 AMS sports clubs approved
for competitive club"
Blog
1. "25 places people have had sex
on campus at UBC"
2. "There isn't actually a Lamborghini being sold at UBC"
3. "UBC enrolment report reveals
admission average, science with
the highest faculty average"
4. "Exclusive photos: the view
from UBC's clock tower"
5. "The Onion accidentally makes
UBC rape joke, because this is
totally the year to do that"
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1. Everyone shut up, the sports
review is fine
"Sexist Province columnist Tony Gallagher described the sports review
committee a 'think tank' of experts
composed of eight women — nine
if you include Cowin herself — and
two men.
"'Given its makeup,' he adds, 'you
can pretty much guess the outcome
will favour club and recreational
sports to the very great detriment of
varsity teams.'"
2. Howthe AMS bungled New
SUB naming
"If you're going to name your Student
Union Building afteryourstudent
union, why not just leave it as the
SUB? Or, if you want to get really
adventurous with your rebranding,
even the AMS SUB?"
3. Make our campus safe
"While nobody is more to blame for
these repulsive, cowardly attacks
than the attackers who have been
trying to molest women, those
responsible for security on campus
must be able to restore and maintain
a sense of safety for students."
4. The Ubyssey
endorses divestment
"Environmentally friendly? UBC and
its sustainable initiatives are called
into question by their investment
NfoO&rW
of tens of millions of dollars in
fossil fuels. While students may
be coddled with LEED-certih'ed
buildings and Plant Ops hybrids on
campus, the university is using its
endowment to support companies
responsible for global warming and
pollution which decimates various
local communities."
5. Moving on up?
"While we don't like seeing current
UBC varsity teams in danger of losing
their status, we applaud the university for offering AMS sports clubs to
become competitive clubs under the
UBC Athletics umbrella. Members of
these clubs put considerable time,
effort and money into their training
and competition schedules, without
much support from the university."
6. Counselling reality clashes
with rhetoric
"It is disappointing to learn ofthe
problems at UBC Counselling
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good as the services to back it up.
The fact that Counselling is underfunded and, according to some students interviewed by The Ubyssey,
just not very good, is discouraging
to say the least."
7. Whistler Lodge debate needs
to die
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to force a another vote on the Whistler Lodge is well-intentioned, but as
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Tar sands and
the patriarchy
are irrelevant
Calling for a new campus activism
We need effective activism on this
campus and we don't have much
of it.
A central aspect ofthe problem
is the increasing tendency among
all of us to focus on intensely
personal concerns. For a generation
that has grown up on the Internet,
this isn't shocking. After all, our
many screens promise interconnec-
tivity, not unity — and most of
us are happy to connect to other
like-minded individuals and media.
UBC then becomes not our
community but a degree mill of
sorts. Our university is where we
go to boost our employment prospects, and maybe get an education.
Outside of class, we'll concern
ourselves with our social lives and
perhaps Reddit threads, Insta-
gramming our lives and online
"activism."
Even the parts of our lives
outside the classroom that should
intersect with UBC — our student
friends, hookups, boyfriends and
girlfriends, intramural teammates — seem to be neatly segregated from our connection to the
university as such. For example,
despite the connections made in
first-year student residences, few
seem to care much about where
the floormates they partied with
end up the next year if there's not
enough student housing on campus
to go around.
The university has been going
through big changes in recent years
that we should all care about.
Do you want to keep paying more
for your education? Do you care how
long it takes you to get to class? Do
you care about construction on campus or the absence of a better party
scene? What about UBC's plans
to uncap the percentage of international students at UBC and open
a new school for students who don't
speak English but will happily pay
higher tuition? Or the fact we took
$25 million in government funds to
promote the interests of Canadian
mining companies abroad?
But the response to all these
issues has been a collective "meh"
on the part of most students and a
"But the patriarchy! And colonialism! And the tar sands!" from
the handful of students who fancy
themselves student activists. The
activists suffer from the same individualistic tunnel vision the rest
of us do.
During the sports targeting
review, UBC athletes would stand
up for their team's future, but varsity players never publicly banded together in a unified display
of solidarity.
The leaders ofthe activism coming out the Sauder rape cheer revelation and sexual assaults pushed
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If we can make protests social and inclusive events like the Undie Run, social justice on campus will receive a big boost.
The response to key
issues on campus
has been a collective
"meh" from most
students, and a "But
the patriarchy! And
colonialism! And
the tar sands!" from
student activists.
a decidedly radical agenda instead
of giving voice to the hundreds of
students who initially appeared
ready to march on campus to
demand safety and an end to the
tolerance of sexism at UBC.
Even the divestment movement led by UBCC350, arguably
this year's most successful case
of political activism, had almost
nothing to do with the university.
Their crowning achievement was
to pass a symbolic resolution with
no actual impact.
Feeling empowered yet?
Of course, it is easy to blame
the groups above; they're actually doing something that can be
criticized. More ofthe problem lies
with all you, and me, who took part
in little or no activism whatsoever.
It doesn't have to be this way.
We all seem to revel in the few
opportunities we're given a chance
to come together. Storm the Wall,
the Welcome Back BBQ and Block
Party, UBC Party Calendar's
winter swim at Wreck Beach and
the Undie Run are all a huge hit
with students.
While all those events are
inherently awesome, I think we
also enjoy them because as much
as we keep to our own groups, it's
fun to actually come together as
UBC students.
Smart and savvy activism on
issues impacting students — tuition, transit, construction, beer
gardens and, yes, social issues like
sexism and racism — could do the
same thing social events like Block
Party do: make us happy and bring
us together, while also agitating for
some important change.
In fact, the AMS could even take
two minutes at Block Party or the
Welcome Back BBQ to tell students about some pressing issues.
Ditto to the organizers of, say, the
Undie Run.
"Hey everyone: FYI, we have a
petition to allow more day drinking
on campus. You guys should sign it!
OK, now, let's run through campus
in our underwear."
Even 50 students protesting,
well, anything, really, could get the
university's attention and show all
students that there are things we
should care about at UBC.
A new campus activism will
take leaders willing to compromise on issues about which they
are passionate to draw in a wider
base of supporters. It'll also take a
student body willing to take a few
hours each term to step outside
their bubble and go stand up
for something.
If we build a culture on campus
of seriously advocating for our own
interests, our community will gain
strength across the board and when
more serious issues come up, we'll
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