AMS VP Admin Cole Evans said in a written statement to the Ubyssey that the AMS has approved the new wall under the same set of conditions as its predecessor.
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The student volunteer run eatery is currently located in the penthouse of Thea Koerner House, but is closing due to the Graduate Student Society's decision not to renew their lease.
“Exposing Anti-Black Racism in Vancouver with Shelby McPhee” was co-hosted by the UBC Black Caucus; the Centre for Culture, Identity and Education (CCIE) and the Equity & Inclusion Office. McPhee was joined by five other Black panelists including activists and members of the UBC academic community.
At the AMS Council meeting on November 27, a motion was put forward to purchase a new fridge and freezer for the Food Bank. According to AMS Food Bank Coordinator Cali Schnarr, this has not only doubled the amount of storage space but also enhanced the quality of foods they provide.
The African studies minor was created in 2005 with an aim to connect students more closely with the African continent and learn about its history, languages and people.
The conference kicked off with a workshop led by Dora Kamau, a psychiatric nurse and meditation guide. Kamau, whose parents are Kenyan and Ghanaian, developed the workshop ‘Protect Your Crown’ to discuss the “mental illness and mental health of the African diaspora and the stigma that pervades [their] communities.”
The caucus is less than a year old, but it has held several meetings over the course of the summer and the fall involving discussions about the group’s goals and values.
The Phil Lind Initiative's 2020 series is titled “Thinking While Black” and will feature Claudia Rankine, Jesmyn Ward, Ibram X. Kendi, Roxanne Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates.
A proposal has been introduced to call for the formal ban of campaign posters and slates within upcoming constituency elections.
The vouchers, given to clients of the AMS Food Bank, are intended to provide more nutritious meals than the food bank can offer.
Situated at the intersection of Wesbrook Mall and University Boulevard, the proposed building will provide a permanent space for UBC’s new Integrated Student Health Services, UBC Health and the Schools of Nursing and Kinesiology.
The task force will be made up of staff, students and faculty from both UBC campuses.
The initiative is part of a national campaign led by the United Islamic Awareness Week Organization that aims to inspire and foster united Islamic outreach and education for western Canadian universities and their communities.
The AMS allowed a wall to be posted in the Nest next to PieR2 so that it could be protected.
UBC Parking says this move will make EV charging more accessible on campus.