On Friday, September 6, UBC hosted UBC Pride which featured resource booths, activities and performances. Before the event took place, many UBC community members expressed cynicism, considering the university’s recent track record with the LGBTQIA2S+ community. We sent a few writers to attend the events and share their thoughts.
For a long time, E-Week has been one of the most impressive events of the winter session. Besides having entertaining activities, E-Week serves as a week-long competition among the engineering faculties and clubs. But before all the fun starts, months and months of work go in to make sure the week goes perfectly.
The wide variety of events is meant to encourage active participation from the entire UBC community in order to cultivate awareness and build a culture of consent and accountability on campus.
Notably, the operating licences fee contains a flat annual $5000 administrative fee per company and a thirty cent congestion fee for every trip that’s taken from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays.
“Nothing can replace in-person services, but the updates we’ve implemented to the SASC’s services provide more options for survivors to choose from depending on their needs and the barriers they are facing right now.”