In room 2208 of the UBC Student Building lies the desks of 11 students who eat, work, and sleep at their tables at all hours of the day and night. In the darkest hours, the resident mouse scampers around the pipes.

This is The Ubyssey, The University of British Columbia's official award winning student newspaper since 1918, where I've had the privilege to work as design editor for two years. We publish a ~80 page guide at the start of the school year, one print issue a week, and one ~45 magazine sometime during the winter. Samples of our sweat and tears can be found below.

The feature for this issue was ADA, a boat built by the students in the Faculty of Engineering at The University of British Columbia. It set records as the fastest and farthest sailing autonomous boat, before it got lost at sea and was found in Florida after drifting in the Atlantic Ocean.

Illustration and Design / Aiken Lao
Words / Koby Michaels
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