"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the dockets posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read."
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"Council will be appointing councillors and students-at-large – students that are NOT members of Council – to all the standing and ad-hoc committees for the summer"
"Without some kind of measure to allow buses to run faster, the B-Line will keep on crawling like a snail rather than flying like a bee as it is intended to do."
After a lengthy court battle with the university over whether they should be required to release documents on broad-based admissions to The Ubyssey, the BC Court of Appeals ruled in favour of UBC in a decision issued April 13.
"There is a net increase of ten hours in staffing support each week as a result of these changes."
"Want to improve the student experience? Then bring on board more faculty to teach courses with smaller class sizes. Pay contingent faculty living wages. Better yet, create meaningful job security for contingent faculty."
The Board Meeting itself will be held April 19th, 8:00–2:30pm with the open session starting at 1:00pm.
“To me, people who don’t have sex before marriage are kind of like people who voluntarily go gluten-free.”
As the Indian Residential Schools History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) opened yesterday at UBC, President Santa Ono apologized for the historical role UBC played in perpetuating the Indian Residential School system (IRSS).
If you're reading this at your desk, you'll notice I've collected a few odds and ends to help with the business of running a newspaper.
“Finals season is here and accompanying it is the semi stir-crazy feeling UBC can have when you get tired of the grey skies and start greeting the squirrels by name.”
“If you can be outside in the sun, do it. Humans, like most other living things, thrive in sunlight.”
“Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students.”
“This past year, more than a dozen student sustainability groups, representing thousands of students at the University of British Columbia, realized that our power would be amplified if we worked together to coordinate our efforts.”
“One tip I have for enjoying summer in a small town, however, is summed up nicely in one word: exaggerate.”