There’s the old saying that universities are microcosms for society, which is why they’re the ideal training ground for student journalists. We’d like to take it a step further. Universities are part of our society, and their decisions have real consequences for everyone in it.
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Despite their best efforts, social media and messaging just aren’t as engaging or satisfying as a good old conversation. That certainly doesn’t mean they can’t be improved though.
Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students.
Since I’m very type-A and love office supplies, it’s no wonder that having a planner falls under my ‘must-have’ category. Over the years, I’ve tried different types of planners, including some of these!
"As such, we have decided to focus SASC on education, outreach, advocacy and an integral role in ongoing assistance for AMS human resources, clubs and constituencies’ responses to sexual violence."
"Within any community, it is vital that survivors of sexual violence are provided with the choice to access grassroots, peer-driven support services - services which are all too often underfunded and unrecognized - along with those that are run by institutional or state representatives."
"This council meeting will get the chance to look over a presentation on the final budget."
Ono quickly backpedaled, copying and pasting Simpson’s correction without adding anything of his own— and without addressing the questions raised by the series, for which he declined to be interviewed.
The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office and the investigations office will be hiring a minimum of seven additional full time staff in the coming year, with the possibility of an additional three.
If a coup doesn’t exactly appeal to you or you can’t fit large-scale protests into your schedule, there are still plenty of ways for you to create change in your club for the better.
"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."
"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."