The situation has been chalked up as a misunderstanding, but it has given the art community a platform to give more attention to the AMS’s permanent art collection and the importance of understanding the context of the collection before selling any of it.
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There are 42 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death from the virus in BC today, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 659.
The university made the announcement in a broadcast email sent to faculty, staff and students on March 25 signed by UBC President Santa Ono.
In the wake of UBC’s March 16 announcement that all final exams would be held online, international and domestic students alike were left with the difficult task of choosing between travelling home and staying in Vancouver until the COVID-19 pandemic winds down.
In today’s press conference, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister of Health Adrian Dix discussed the province’s testing strategy as well as its current health care capacity.
Meditation does not mean leaving your room — or even your bed — because it is an exercise that can be done almost anywhere and in various ways, with all of them providing benefits to your wellbeing.
The initiative began with a small group of six medical students who were told that they could no longer practice in hospitals and clinics.
New economic measures include investments in healthcare and housing, a new BC Emergency Benefit to support workers and a promise to support renters’ rights.
The update comes after City of Vancouver officials announced new measures on Sunday to encourage and enforce physical distancing amidst reports many city residents were not taking distancing seriously.
On March 23, the faculties of science, commerce and arts announced changes to end-of-term grading in emails to students. Under the changes, students will be able to withdraw from their courses with a W standing or change their registration in a course to Credit/D/Fail.
VP External of the Science Undergraduate Society Shovon Das accidentally sent out a mass email to UBC science students in the Blue Card Program without using the blind carbon copy (BCC) function, leading to the leak of around 200 student emails.
“If charitable food banks were an efficient solution, the 36-year-old Greater Vancouver Food Bank would already have solved the problem. In wealthy food secure British Columbia, household food insecurity is an income problem — not a food problem.”
In an internal email sent on March 16 by UBC Student Safety Abroad, students on exchange were advised “to return home, wherever that may be for you.”
As students scramble to adapt amid classes moving online, drastic social distancing measures and border shutdowns, we understand if anticipating your next VPAUA has not exactly been at the top of your mind.