With UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono leaving for the University of Michigan in October, the search is on for his successor. The Ubyssey broke down some potential candidates for the position.
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Many members of the immunocompromised and disabled community say ending the mask mandates on campus threatens their lives, careers and education.
I joined the Divestment Coalition as a representative of the Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) Vancouver Youth Bloc. Working alongside more than 20 organizations and student groups, I had the opportunity to share my perspective as a member of the anti-Zionist Jewish community and speak to the multiplicity of Jewish voices that oppose the Israeli state’s system of apartheid and occupation of Palestine.
Every day SASC chooses not to engage with Jewish and Israeli lived experiences and trauma caused by the conflict is another day Jewish survivors of sexualized violence like myself must ask whether our trauma and survival will be treated with the same dignity and respect as our peers.
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The 'We need an American Girl Doll' meme has taken the internet by storm. We've seen dolls that drink La Croix and that were on the Mayflower, but what about a doll that goes to UBC?
UBC’s Equity and Inclusion Office saw over 1,100 discrimination-related cases this year, an approximately 75 per cent increase from last year, according to this year’s Human Rights Report.
Student Health Services hired a primary care provider with extra training in gender-affirming care in late 2021. But half a year later, Trans students say knowledge about this provider is still limited, and that the AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan could do more to improve financial access to gender-affirming services.
While disability and student groups on campus are largely excited about the development of a new UBC Workplace Accommodation Policy employees, some groups say they were not included in early consultations.
Bisexual lighting — saturated beams of blue, pink and purple — coated the stage of Queer Art Festival’s Queerotica: Literary Readings on July 6 at the Sun Wah Centre.
The University of Michigan Board of Regents unanimously approved Ono’s appointment as the university’s 15th president during a meeting at 1 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday. He was the sole finalist from a six month search.
The first images from the James Webb Space Telescope allow space fanatics to travel to infinity and beyond.
The Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) celebrates Xicanx artists while demonstrating their grit and resilience
Two weeks ago, councillors voted to amend the AMS’s Video Surveillance Policy (SR-14) to allow cameras inside AMS-operated vehicles. VP Admin Ben Du — who brought the policy change to Council — said the amendments were intended to improve the safety of staff and students inside these vehicles.
UBC’s department of geography and department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences has launched a Certificate in Climate Studies and Action for the 2022/23 academic year.