What happened when a B.C. student newspaper went toe-to-toe with access to information laws
Four years and two legal decisions in their favour later, UBC’s student newspaper the Ubyssey abruptly concluded a battle for access to an admissions rubric this semester. An anonymous source unceremoniously handed the paper the materials they had been fighting for.

In the midst of UBC appealing a British Columbia Supreme Court decision the Ubyssey’s’s favour this February, Jack Hauen, the paper’s outgoing coordinating editor, received some startling information. “Someone who had seen our editorial saying UBC was appealing this again approached us,” he said.

“They said, ‘I saw your editorial, I have this, do you want it?’”.....