On the flip side, the radical pro-choice position faces problems when justifying cases of selective abortions such as aborting a fetus if the child will be ability-challenged or due to reasons around gender.
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Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students. Here’s what to watch out for in the upcoming AMS Council meeting on November 23, 2016.
I will go as far as call for the resignations of this VP and the VP Student Life who oversaw stARTup because nobody should be given the opportunity to continue in these positions after the colossal failures involved with that event and what followed.
Noticeably, the United States election was one of the most culturally-significant events in history. Every political position available within the political discourse occurring in the election is simultaneously loaded with cultural implications.
Would you ever judge a friend who’s just revealed their most intimate secrets? If you think about it, in the therapy setting where people are showing off their most vulnerable selves, there is no place for judgment — only compassion.
Even if pro-life groups are successful at lobbying for anti-abortion laws to be passed, abortions will not go away as long as wire coat-hangers, among other things, are still available. Will they be banned too?
Is it better to talk to a friend than seeing a UBC counsellor when you have a mixed school/personal problem?”Is it better to talk to a friend than seeing a UBC counsellor when you have a mixed school/personal problem?”
Sure, we’re all university students who are learning what it takes to be accountable. [Even so], the AUS is failing to meet any sort of professional standard. That’s just unfair to the 12,000 undergraduate students who fund their agenda.
Year after year, UBC allows the “Genocide Awareness Project” to set up large, graphic and distressing anti-abortion posters up on campus. This year, they are located right outside the main student hub.
The Ubyssey recently released an article, looking into our budget but more specifically at stARTup and consequent budget cuts. In line with our values of transparency and honesty, I would like to clarify what was written and ease some concerns.
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. Here’s what to expect.
Every year, more students fall through the cracks or find that they are not able to meet their academic requirements. This isn't the generational failing of millennials asking for more time off to procrastinate on homework.
By this time I was in love with the city — the winding cobblestone streets, the centuries old stone buildings, the outdoor plazas — but all of this seemed to be something that was very much a part of the “real” Bordeaux life and not my life.
What can you, a Canadian student, do about the shocking, depressing, horrifying results of the US election? Directly, not a lot. But you're a member of one of the most free countries in the world, and you have a right to express your opinion.
Home is Cape Town. Home is with my family. Home is with my friends. Home is feeling safe. Home is knowing that I belong. And although the reasons for the feeling may change depending on where I am, I know that I can always feel at home.