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“We need to understand, you know, where we lack and how we can improve because we can ... keep staring a problem in the eye, [but] it's about time that some changes are made.”
I’d slouched my way through applications and interviews, hungover and unapologetic. My mentality was people like me weren’t meant for success – we’re meant to burn out and drop out.
For the Thunderbirds, finishing the year the undisputed fifth-ranked team in the country should be taken as a victory.
In the first weekend of real spring weather here in Vancouver, our teams had more to cheer than the added sunshine.
Hosted in front of the Martha Piper fountain, the vigil was organized by Thaqalayn Muslim Association UBC (TMA), Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights UBC, Arab Students Association at UBC (ASA), Muslim Students Association UBC (MSA), UBC Pakistani Students’ Association and Colour Connected Against Racism UBC.
“Every team came out with something that worked, and it was just a matter of whose worked a bit better … this was really high-quality work done by the students,” she said.
“No woman wants to be hired just because she’s a woman. Merit always comes first, and I think that’s an important message when it comes to these topics. Everyone wants to be hired because they’re the right individual for the job,” said Wilkes.
UBC took the fifth and final set of the national final 15-11 over the Rams for a 3-2 overall win.
They will face either the host Alberta Golden Bears or the Ryerson Rams in the gold medal match tomorrow.
The event was co-hosted by fourth-year history student and former AMS presidential candidate Spencer Latu.
It was a victory for the SASC, Indigenous Committee and student groups.
Ilnitchi was running in a heated race against Associate VP External Will Shelling and Riley Ty, an AMS councillor for the Science Undergraduate Society.
Julia Burnham was elected AMS VP Academic and University Affairs on Friday night.
Malone and Holmes beat out competitors Dylan Braam and Awais Quadre to win two Vancouver student seats on UBC’s 21-member BoG, as announced at tonight’s election result party in the Pit.