"Within any community, it is vital that survivors of sexual violence are provided with the choice to access grassroots, peer-driven support services - services which are all too often underfunded and unrecognized - along with those that are run by institutional or state representatives."
According to the AMS, SASC was created in 2002 to fill a gap that existed on campus — with UBC’s own office now up and running, the gap no longer exists and SVPRO can serve as the “one centralized space” for survivor support.
Dr. Patrick Condon, UBC urban design professor, is seeking for a spot in Vancouver’s mayoral race this fall on a housing-centric platform informed by by his scholarly and community work.
With the recent openings of Orchard Commons and Totem Park’s c̓əsnaʔəm House that provide 1,050 and 354 new beds respectively, UBC now has enough capacity in traditional first-year residences — Place Vanier, Totem Park and Orchard Commons — to accommodate all first-year residence applicants for the upcoming year.
"fine. an evening of storytelling and otherwise" is an event created by writer Cole Nowicki, who also serves as the show’s host. This monthly showcase of talent is located at The Lido and is absolutely F-R-E-E to attend.
“Carded! is an interactive art party where people buy, collect and trade artists work reproduced on ... trading cards,” says Chris Bentzen, co-founder of the event. He stands next to the other founder, Jim Hoehnle, who is selling the cards out of the furry box.
With a 10 act line up composed of artists that range from a Galician bagpipe player to a jazz ensemble, Hawaii’s first official poet laureate to a South African acapella sensation, Co-Managing Director Joyce Hinton could not be more enthused about the season ahead.
Culture at the Centre, a collaborative exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology, brings together the work of five Indigenous cultural centres and six nations. Its March opening showcased this attitude of partnership with a collection of performances and speeches by the communities involved.
Camp Yoga wasn’t exactly the camp I had in mind as a kid. It also wasn’t the type of yoga I was expecting as an adult.
Snug Cove has always made me think that the land is hugging the ocean. Long rocky arms encircle the water, cutting it off from the rest of the world.
Four of those athletes selected are recent T-Birds.
The graduating team captain is set to play for Düren SWD Powervolleys of the volleyball Bundesliga.
"This council meeting will get the chance to look over a presentation on the final budget."
Ono quickly backpedaled, copying and pasting Simpson’s correction without adding anything of his own— and without addressing the questions raised by the series, for which he declined to be interviewed.
The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office and the investigations office will be hiring a minimum of seven additional full time staff in the coming year, with the possibility of an additional three.
If a coup doesn’t exactly appeal to you or you can’t fit large-scale protests into your schedule, there are still plenty of ways for you to create change in your club for the better.
Kesler sits in the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre — a building dedicated to discussing the legacy of schools like the one his mother was forced into.
Amidst talks of implementation, Policy 131 is also up for its first review, which UBC committed to conduct one year after the policy came into effect and then every three years following.
“It really is a failure that we are now a year into this policy, and I don’t think that we’re better off from when we passed the policy.” So what went wrong?
Statistics show alarmingly high rates of sexual misconduct within the Greek community, and women are speaking out about a culture of silencing and internal resolutions. So why doesn’t UBC see the Greeks as its responsibility?
According to Johnson, the discoveries scientists hope to make about Mars using the mission data could prove invaluable for better understanding some of earth’s early history.
“We hope that [the project] makes their visits here more comfortable, more educational and more inspirational.”
“We want to create someone who understands science, but also understands the social, political and financial implications of developing this green economy,” said Avramidis.
Whether it’s for your nerdy Tinder date or your snooty cousin at family dinners, sometimes you just need to remind people to love you for the smart, informed and sensitive individual you are.