The evening’s debate was mostly civil, but was punctuated by members of the audience — mostly those who appeared to support the People’s Party of Canada candidate — occasionally clapping loudly and hollering.
Almost a year after former Board chair Michael Korenberg’s resignation, and eight months after Andrea Reimer quietly left the Board, Anthonia Ogundele and Natalie Chan are joining the Board.
Newcomers Shivani Mehta and Georgia Yee have won Senate seats alongside current senators Dante Agosti-Moro, Eshana Bhangu and Julia Burnham.
The Rhodes Scholarship, established in 1903 by Cecil Rhodes, remains one of the oldest and most prestigious international graduate scholarship programs in the world. Around one hundred recipients are selected every year.
Yee emphasized that equity, diversity and inclusion underlie her platform priorities. She also acknowledged the role the pandemic had in upending the university’s “normal.”
Third-year economics student Damir Korniiashik wants UBC to be the top university in Canada.
Mathew Ho is vying for a seat on the Senate with a platform of increasing hybrid and online learning opportunities.
Halfway through his term, Evans has made progress on all three issues, but not without criticism from students around his methods.
Green Party candidate Devyani Singh is attempting to defeat the two-term NDP incumbent David Eby in Vancouver-Point Grey on a climate-centric platform.