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Archive for October, 2008

Old Fashioned Racism in New Bottles of Intelectual Scepticism

I often find Wente’s comments interesting to read, at times enlightening, and sometimes infuriating. She’s a 21st century Denny Boyd. But, like Boyd, her commentaries can verge toward the insensitive and the just plain wrong. Take this one on Dick Pound’s comments about Canada’ being one time a savage place. It is possible that the […]

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Map showing location of UBC Farm

It’s time to do something about the UBC Farm and the planning process. The future of the UBC Farm is on the minds of many of the people attending the current series of planning workshop being hosted by UBC Campus Planning. Today’s workshop was no exception –about 80% of the people there were there because […]

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Save the UBC Farm (Issues and Responses)

Comments by Charles Menzies on saving the UBC Farm and related ‘green’ issues. SAVE UBC FARM – The Petition Site # 2,378: 10:12 pm PDT, Oct 8, Charles Menzies, Canada The farm is a critically important part of the university. The Ubyssey chimes in on campus consultations One thing that struck me from the workshop […]

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