Posts from the ‘UBC’ category

How to Sail to Alaska | Joanna Ludlow | TEDxTerryTalks

Despite having learnt how to sail only 6 weeks prior, Joanna and her friend boarded an 18 foot catamaran in Port Townsend, Washington with a mind…

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A Journey of Purpose: From Refugee Camp to University | Rhoda Philip | TEDxTerryTalks

Rhoda was born in a displaced peoples’ camp and at the age of 9 was moved to one of the world’s largest refugee camps (Kakuma). Here,…

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Changing the Way We Think About Consensual Non-monogamy | Nirel Marofsky | TEDxTerryTalks

In this talk, Nirel highlights a number of convincing reasons why polyamory should be a more widely considered option – this includes its emphasis on transparent…

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The Privilege of Campus Involvement | Jennine Punzalan | TEDxTerryTalks

In this talk, Jennine Punzalan will argue that the difficulties of time management and the dynamics of student involvement are heavily based on one’s social class.…

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Ke Nako! Changing the African Conversation | Malaika Kapur & Kuzi Mutonga | TEDxTerryTalks

This talk offers a refreshing perspective on Africa by recognizing it as a thriving global business hub, and the epicentre of a youth dividend that will…

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An Exposé of Fungal Fornication | Sean McCotter | TEDxTerryTalks

Watch graduate student, Sean McCotter, cover the world of sex, smuts, molds and mushrooms, as he goes on to expose all the fun and challenging details…

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TEDxTerryTalks 2015: Details and applications – quick links

  And we’re back! This year’s TEDxTerry Talks will be held on November 7th, 2015. That’s a Saturday of good talks, good folks, and good food.…

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The Terry Project #56: Feminism and the Media in 2014 [Recorded LIVE at BARtalk]

 iTunes 2014 was a year of controversies and scandals – but was it also a good year for feminism? From the Jian Ghomeshi and Bill Cosby…

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What are Universities Good For? A good job, or a good life?

“The university is being transformed into an organization that fits smoothly into the capitalistic, technological structure of society as a whole. There used to be a…

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Meet One of UBC’s Protesters Against Tuition Increases

On December 2nd, UBC’s Board of Governors voted unanimously to raise tuition on international students–by 10% and by a subsequent 3% for the next four years.…

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