Journalism

Bridget wrote at The Ubyssey from 2016 to 2019, and was the paper’s Culture Editor for the 2018/19 season.

What do the Power Rangers, Superman and ancient humans have in common? UBC linguist Christine Schreyer

“They might start out as fans of whatever the media is, but they fall in love with the language. The community forums are often so welcoming, so more than being a fan of a show people self-identify as being fans of the language.”

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‘Not a trophy for UBC’:

Five months after opening, the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at UBC is short-staffed, under supported and effectively empty

Carving space in the cosmos:

For marginalized students on campus, navigating the greek system comes with ups and downs

For marginalized folks — people of colour, the queer community and disabled people — finding spaces within larger institutions can be complex. fraternities and sororities are no exception, and these organizations present their own unique issues.

Questions of belonging:

How local institutions are handling Indigenous repatriation initiatives

While museum efforts in British Columbia were previously focused on collecting Indigenous objects for display, many museums now have a new mandate: giving them back.

“She Kills Monsters” is disemboweling conventions and slaying demons

When the cast and crew of She Kills Monsters met for the first time, they were not themselves. With the help of five dungeon masters and two pounds of multi-sided dice, they became paladins, mages and heroes in the fantastical world of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D).

Letter from the Editor: Thanks for letting me share, now it’s your turn

The Ubyssey is only as good as the writers who take their time to put out content, and we need more voices. We need new voices. We need diverse voices. We need your voice.

Editing

Bridget edits academic, journalism, fiction and non-fiction pieces.

Searching for Sharing

Heritage and Multimedia in Africa
Copy Editor

In a world where new technologies are being developed at a dizzying pace, how can we best approach oral genres that represent heritage? Taking an innovative and interdisciplinary approach, this volume explores the idea of sharing as a model to construct and disseminate the knowledge of literary heritage with the people who are represented by and in it.

Himalaya: Volume 36, Number 1

Editorial Assistant

This special issue on ‘The Secular in Tibetan Cultural Worlds’ originated in a panel on The Secular in Tibet and Mongolia at the Thirteenth Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in 2013.

Himalaya: Volume 36, Number 2

Editorial Assistant

The issue includes the findings of “Everyday Religion and Sustainable Environments in the Himalaya (ERSEH).” Coordinated through The New School’s India China Institute (ICI), the ERSEH program was designed to harness the institute’s track record of collaborative research by focusing on context-specific religious understandings of environmental discourse and action.

Himalaya: Volume 37, Number 1

Editorial Assistant

This is the first issue to feature literature not only in translation but also, simultaneously, in its original language: Newar poet Durga Lal Shrestha’s work rests alongside David Hargreaves’ graceful translations of the same.

Culture Editor at the Ubyssey

All articles published in Culture from April 23, 2018 — April 16, 2019 were under my editorship

The Ubyssey is the definitive source of news at UBC, and it is the largest student paper in Western Canada. The Ubyssey is published by an independent non-profit society, written and edited by students.

Ubyssey 2019 Sex Issue: Carnal

Co-editor

The 2019 Ubyssey sex issue, themed Carnal, explores the sensory experience of sex — from the stories of asexual students to birth control woes to kink communities.