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The Sad Story of What Could Become Canada’s Longest Wrongful Imprisonment
After more than 35 years behind bars—made longer by his claim of innocence—Phillip Tallio will finally get an appeal next year.
Why Men Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Be Violent Partners
Researchers found men who tripped were half as likely to hurt a significant other, and “emotional regulation” may play a role.
This Neuroscientist Wants Researchers to Study More Female Brains
Most non-human test subjects are male. Aarthi Gobinath wants to change that.
Meet the ‘IUD Whisperer’ Doctor Who Proved Abortion Pills Are Safe
Dr. Ellen Wiebe is globally renowned for killing off sexual health myths with science. We must protect her at all costs.
These UBC Students Have Invented an Overdose Detection Device
Sampath Satti hopes to test out a new watch that warns of the first signs of respiratory change starting next week in Vancouver.
This Study Found Another Clue to Stopping Coke Addiction Before It Starts
The downside is, it’s mostly genetic.
UBC Decides Students Probably Shouldn’t Judge Sex Assault Cases
Why did it take decades to figure this out?
New Study Finds 13% of Festival Deaths Worldwide Caused by Alcohol and Drugs
Looking at fatalities between 1999 and 2014, the report recommends organizers make drug-testing kits more widely available.
Why Every Canadian Author Has an Opinion About a Campus Sex Assault Case
UBC's creative writing chair Steven Galloway was fired this summer following an investigation into sexual assault. The ensuing avalanche of takes has been called "THE GREAT CANLIT CIRCLE JERK OF 2016."
UBC Students Aren’t Happy About a Canlit Star’s Defence of Fired Prof Accused of Sex Assault
Governor General's Literary Award winner Madeleine Thien has defended her friend Steven Galloway, accused of sexual assault. An open letter to Thien shows how closely students are listening.
UBC Will be First University in British Columbia to Offer Rape Kits on Campus
The university had been sharply criticized for how it handled reports of sexual assault.
We Asked People with the Most Useless-Sounding University Degrees If They Regret Their Life Choices
How far can a degree in comparative religions really get you?