The committee was formed to provide culturally relevant and mindful recommendations to the GSS to promote indigeneity, as well as Indigenous representation and engagement within the society.
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UBC’s decision — which was announced on November 17 — came at the request of the University Neighbourhoods Association (UNA) Board, who cited concerns raised by neighbouring residents.
Although the goals have not changed, most notable this time was a newfound focus — made both by UBC and Rogers — on combating threats to the environment.
From fires, to floods, to RCMP brutality toward Wetʼsuwetʼen land defenders, speakers outlined the scale of the climate emergency and suggested strategies to cope.
Olivia Yu requested termination during AMS Council’s closed session on Wednesday, November 24 due to what she perceived as improper employee treatment from the student society.
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The collapse of some ceiling tiles in the Biological Sciences Building last week prompted safety concerns and created logistical challenges for both students and professors.
Separate from the university’s mandatory testing, the study was led by the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research Professor Sabrina Wong.
Malhotra’s story is one of many — the floods across BC last weekend from the atmospheric river resulted in thousands evacuating their homes.
New developments came through on AMS Council personnel, Get Thrifty’s planned expansion and postering for AMS election candidates, among other issues.
Our campus joins 40 other universities across Canada in signing the charter.
Over the summer, UBC hosted the National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism to discuss the rise of anti-Asian racism in Canada and the systematic processes in place that perpetuate these dangerous ideals.
From November 16 to 22, the UBC neighbourhood — roughly west of Blanca — saw an average of two daily cases per 100,000 residents.
Thomas has spent the last two years using her platform as the AMS Indigenous Engagement Facilitator to advocate for bringing more Indigenous students into decision-making roles at UBC.
The Ubyssey’s news team spoke to each executive on the progress they’ve made to fulfil their promises to students.