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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.”
”This month, however, the Senate meeting was cancelled ‘due to a lack of sufficient business,’ and we want to address why that is.”
“Something that never sat quite right with me in my years working with SUS was the air of “cliqueyness,” regardless of whether there was an intention to compose that atmosphere.”
Regardless, the annual AMS elections came and went and you missed a chance to have your say in who your future executives are.
“Uninstall any social media apps if you feel like they’re not good for your mental and emotional wellbeing.”
“To say the least, I was stressed and scared, but had hoped that with an array of witnesses, as well as documented proof of many incidents, that the authorities would take me seriously.”