UBC’s Office of Information and Privacy has consistently exceeded the legal time limits for fulfilling requests related to the Institute and, at times, requested extravagant fees for requests. UBC must be held accountable for its veil of secrecy.
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Most importantly, your sex life involves only two people — you and your partner (unless you have an understanding otherwise). No one else is really involved. Your life is not a movie set with 10 people filming and getting the lights right.
If you take a look at every UBC varsity team’s social media and the social media of the athletic department, you will find exactly what you are asking for. The problem is with the rest of the student organizations at UBC.
The Arts foreign language requirement has been a hot topic of late, so we toured campus to see what you think. Graden Deasey, Faculty of Engineering: “Personally, I wouldn't want to have to complete this requirement.”
I have been more motivated in this area of study by some recent research I undertook to discover the unique underlying philosophy that eventually led to the recent refugee migration, which is so prominently discussed in the Western World.
Every few weeks, your student government spends a Wednesday night talking about a bunch of things. In most cases, what we talk about won?t affect a students’ day to day activity, but there are always a few tidbits that might interest you.
We understand that UBC is under financial pressure and we appreciate the university’s need to make efficient use of its funds. Similarly, we want you to understand that we students are under financial pressure.
The UBC Board of Governors (BoG) appears to be ignoring the advice of its own lawyers on the need to assess the investment risks linked to climate change and the transition to low carbon energy systems.
In the “best interests of the university,” I ask that you support the call for an external review of board procedures and structures, and a suspension of the presidential search pending this review. Only then can we learn and move forward.
I am already past my mid-20s and still have no idea how to cook. I just naturally don't have the motivation and neither the interest in cooking and food at all. Is there any way to really get me learning something that's plain dull and boring?”
While we occasionally butted heads over policy, Jenna Omassi was a force of nature. I never failed to be impressed by her intelligence and mastery of both the substance of the issues and how to turn that knowledge into action.
The elections staff this year are lovely — they’re warm, welcoming, friendly and eager to help. They’re also, for the most part, categorically useless at their jobs. How did they get their positions? Who knows.
Think about it. For the price of a cup of coffee or a slice of pizza, you can support eight human beings to come to the amazing country and university we live and study in. We need to ... commit to long-term support for refugees.
Every year, the AMS finds various bits of its bylaws to change — sometimes small changes, sometimes larger. This year, the AMS has proposed a significant bylaw change that will severely undermine student voices.
This is a question that had valid criticisms, which were addressed. That is why it is the only question on this ballot to have been unanimously approved and endorsed by the elected student representatives without a single abstention.