According to police, a family dog emerged from the woods with what has been confirmed to be a human bone during a walk at around 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon. Police are now searching the area near Imperial Drive and West 16th Avenue.
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The International Service Learning (ISL) programs allow students to engage with community partners around the world as a part of their course work. Through the program, students have been able The Internatiudents to engagfrom in the South of Mexico.
On December 6, the Board of Governors approved an amendment to UBC’s Policy 3 of “Discrimination and Harassment” to include gender identity and expression as explicitly protected grounds at the university policy level.
UBC has apologized for cancelling John Furlong's contract to speak in the wake of a letter of protest and community criticism of child abuse allegations made against Furlong. However, UBC will be standing firm in its decision.
The main problems were reportedly error-laden and poorly formatted questions. According to commenters on the subthread, these issues hindered students’ performance and the ability of the three teaching assistants’ (TA) ability to invigilate.
The Nest’s $66 million construction loan, once taken from UBC, will soon be financed by an external bank. This will reduce the interest rate from 5.75 per cent to 3.5 per cent and save students millions, said AMS President Ava Nasiri.
The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems has received $500,000 in funding from the Vancity enviroFund. Of the funding, $400,000 will be given over two years to support the building of a pilot processing plant where new entrepreneurs can test products.
The sexual assault policy committee is on schedule to release a redraft of the policy in February. Following this, the redraft will go out for more public consultation due to the fact that it is going to be “quite significantly different.”
The Ubyssey received seven nominations for the John H. McDonald awards. We won three, thanks to the hard work of our web developer Peter Siemens, our photo editor from last year Kosta Prodanovic and all-star staff illustrator Jerry Yin.
“With today’s decision we are making right the fundamental wrong at the heart of the issue: a well-intentioned but incorrect decision to cancel John’s speaking engagement in the first place,” wrote Ono in his statement on the matter.
Since peak numbers of hundreds of students, waitlists have now shrunk significantly and are made up of mostly non-majoring students. In particular, CPSC 310 has reduced its waitlist to 16 non-majors, from a combined 256 major and non-major students.
The 2017 AMS elections will be held in early March, but nominations are now open for every elected position in the AMS, including the president, VP Finance, VP Academic and University Affairs, VP External, and VP Administration.
“The charges were stayed, as the Crown concluded that there was no longer a substantial likelihood of a conviction,” said Daniel McLaughlin, communications counsel for the criminal justice branch, in an email statement to The Ubyssey.
We dug through the 2015/16 annual report put together by Student Care, the health care plan administrator, to see which drugs are most often prescribed to students at UBC through the AMS Health and Dental plan.
The chair of UBC's First Nations Studies program has resigned from the sexual assault policy committee after John Furlong was reinstated as keynote speaker at the 18th ZLC Millennium Scholarship breakfast.