15 people, including student, staff and faculty, have reached out to add their own experiences to the complaint. Some of these are alumni who experienced problems with UBC’s process for dealing with sexual assault complaints as far back as the 1990s.
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Every New Year many of us aspire to be healthier. Yet, 12 days into 2016, many students have already failed to follow through on their fitness and health goals. Here are some suggestions to get you back on track.
Starting this past New Year, BC Liquor in Wesbrook Village is closing two hours earlier than normal. Instead of being open until 9 p.m. from Monday through Saturday, they are now closing at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Every few weeks, your student government spends a Wednesday night to talk about a bunch of things and there are always a few tidbits that might interest you. Here's what to watch out for in the upcoming AMS Council meeting on January 13, 2016.
The most lovable vending machine — also known as “The Hugging Coca Cola Machine” — is back at UBC. Standing tall in the SRC is Coca Cola’s signature red and white text with the words “Hug Me” front and centre. It’s kind of hard to miss.
I used to enjoy the surprise, delight and envy on others’ faces upon discovering my age, but now it's like beating a dead horse. After years of living as a member of this statistical minority, I’ve become completely desensitized to their reactions.
There’s a lot of pressure on the month of January to magically produce new habits, commitments, and even whole new selves. Whether or not they eventually come to fruition, what matters is starting the year by reflecting on things that matter to you.
As coach of the less-experienced BCQC, I knew we had to come out aggressively if we were to get by the Seattle-based Emerald City Admirals. The Admirals’ solid play proved too much to handle as they jumped out to an alarming 80 point lead.
Usually fairy tales and myths revolve around the hero saving the damsel in distress. Rarely do they focus mainly on the hostage waiting — or more importantly — if they even want to be saved at all. Such is the case of UBC Theatre’s newest production.
In compliance with the requirements of the Criminal Records Review Act, UBC is required to ensure all of its students and employees who are working with vulnerable populations undergo a criminal record check.
Ah, the start of second term. The sparrows are chirping, the syllabi printing... Nothing can hold you back. Yes, you! This is your time for a fresh start! So grab life by the yoohas, get Adele unstuck from your head and let’s get stoked.
The SASC’s assistant manager noticed the need for these special groups through the recurring themes that emerged during her individual sessions with students — healthy relationships, emotional empowerment and the self-care of activists.
UBC Equity and Inclusion Office worked together with many AMS resource groups to provide an opportunity for students to find out more about the groups and how to get involved. The open house was at the art gallery and resource group space.
Apparently female students were often seen exiting the male rooms and vice versa – because who could have foreseen a problem with putting a bunch of 20-somethings in quiet rooms with beds in the 1960s?
The AMS has approved a sexual assault external policy to establish what it believes is necessary to include in the university’s new sexual assault policy. The goal of the policy is to ask UBC to reevaluate the processes and protocols in place.