A major topic of the night was the Indigenous Strategic Plan. When asked how they would ensure it is well-implemented and -funded, Holmes emphasized its long-term foresight.
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VP Administration candidates Aidan Wilson and Sylvester Mensah Jr squared off at last night’s debate on portfolio focus points including room bookings and the AMS’s relationship with Greek life.
Newcomers without Senate or AMS experience struggled to stand out during the discussions as they deferred to the more experienced candidates.
The second-year arts student is seeking re-election as the only candidate in the VP finance race this year.
There will be no VPAUA position on the ballot for this election.
Through ups and downs, heartbreak and happiness both on and off the ice, Mikayla Ogrodniczuk and Tory Micklash have seen it all throughout their careers with the Thunderbirds women's hockey team.
This change follows an Iron Ring Ceremony briefing on February 12, in which many students were upset over comments made by Camp 5 executives running the briefing.
Candidates debated how they would conduct advocacy for student issues like transit, housing and affordability if elected to the VP external role.
The central area of contention in the debate revolved around how to best reach out to students to increase recognition of the SLFS.
A sold out mass trickled into the Chan Centre, filling each seat and leaving behind a stand-by line that snaked through the rose-garden — those trying their luck at any remaining spots to even simply overhear murmurs of the evening’s speaker: Ta-Nehisi Coates.
The debate featured only Jeanie Malone and Max Holmes, the two students who currently represent UBC Vancouver on the Board and are running for re-election to their fourth and second terms respectively.
The debate featured two AMS incumbents: current VP Administration Cole Evans and current Student Services Manager Ian Stone, and AMS newcomer Harresh Thayakaanthan who is involved in Resident Hall Association.
It’s the fourth year in a row that both swim squads took home the national title, winning last year in front of home fans at the UBC Aquatic Centre.
Currently the president of the Kinesiology Undergraduate Society and the AMS Tutoring coordinator, Grishin fielded questions on the new draft of UBC’s sexual misconduct policy (Policy SC17), affordability advocacy and the Academic Experience Survey.