Translink has decided to continue operating the 480 bus line with peak-periods service only, reversing an earlier proposal to cancel the route altogether. The target frequency will remain the same, with buses arriving approximately every 12 minutes.
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The latest demonstration was at the November 22 AMS Council, where VP Academic and University Affairs Max Holmes asked for a mandate to inform UBC Board of Governors (BoG) about the society’s opposition to the current plan for the parkade.
President Santa Ono intervened in a dispute between faculty members and the Senate last month, ensuring that rank-and-file faculty members will continue to have a say in choosing candidates for senior administrative jobs at UBC.
According to a 2017 report by the BC Representative for Children and Youth (RCY), 6,950 children and youth are “in care” in the province, and 524 of those youth have aged out of care since 2016. 23 of those individuals attend UBC. What are their experiences like?
At the last AMS Council meeting, the Governance Committee recommended that the AMS student court be abolished because of its “uselessness” in fulfilling the roles it was created for.
On November 14 — the two-year anniversary of sexual assault allegations against a UBC professor that made national headlines — public response was revived through the use of the #UBCaccountable hashtag on Twitter.
Hillel BC and the Chabad Jewish Student Centre (CJSC) collaboratively set up a “Mitzvah Marathon” booth today as a response to the pro-Nazi incidents that occurred on campus last week.
For the “fifth [time] in four years,” the Vancouver development permit board has rejected the condo tower proposal at 105 Keefer in Chinatown, which has been criticized as a harbinger for further gentrification into the historical Vancouver district.
Three confirmed cases of mumps within the Bachelor of Commerce student population have been reported, according to a broadcast email from the Sauder undergraduate office.
UBC has partnered with with Canada’s only national low-power network, eleven-X, to collect data on the usage of accessible parking spaces on UBC’s Vancouver campus. If found that the demand for handicapped parking spaces is higher than the amount that are currently provided, this project will lead to enhanced handicapped parking spaces across UBC.
Last week, The Old Sub, a student affairs blog, released a sales report for food products sold at first-year dining halls — Totem Park, Orchard Commons and Place Vanier — from January to February 2017, which was obtained through a Freedom of Information request.
On Friday, Attorney General and Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby came to UBC to consult the campus community about the re-establishment of the BC Human Rights Commission.
This morning, pro-Nazi posters were found on all entrances of the War Memorial Gym by attendees of UBC Remembrance Day ceremony. The posters have since been taken down by Campus Security.
In its response to former student Stephanie Hale’s human rights complaint, UBC Okanagan (UBCO) has denied breaching the human rights code with its handling of her sexual assault report in one sentence.
UBC Campus Security’s website contains charts with the number of sexual assaults reported on campus to both Campus Security and the RCMP University Endowment Lands Detachment, which is responsible for policing UBC’s Vancouver campus. But the term “on campus” might not be as large as it suggests.