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On March 19 afternoon, the university revised its most recent campus notification without any update, keeping the timestamp at March 17 at 4:10 p.m. PDT.
While much public attention has been given to the phasing out of single-use plastic at UBC, there are many other complex considerations and initiatives that go into building a sustainable campus food system.
This morning, over 50 people — including many UBC students — filed into Eby’s office carrying posters, banners and drums to call for actions against the plan to route the Coastal GasLink pipeline through Wet’suwet’en territory.
"I think one day, it would be amazing if being in recovery was just as normal as being 22 and in university.”
In a city that has seen over 5,000 overdose deaths since 2016 because of contaminated drugs, Tyndall sees the initiative and safe supply as the “next frontier of harm reduction.”
Over the weekend, The Ubyssey put on the eighty-second iteration of the largest annual national student journalism conference, NASH82.
Ultimately, over a year since the reversed cut, the AMS and SASC workers see the collective agreement as a mark of a better working relationship.
Following the recent drugging allegation in UBC fraternities, AMS Council voted unanimously to approve a motion to re-explore the student union’s relationship with the IFC — the governance body for UBC's 10 fraternities — and its members.
UBC fraternities came under scrutiny after Dr. Marina Adshade, an economics professor, published a tweet partly alleging that six female students had been drugged there.
First introduced at the September 14 Board of Governors committee meeting, the Food Insecurity Action Team (FIAT) brought together close to 30 students, staff and faculty from both campuses to tackle food insecurity at UBC.
On August 24, anti-SOGI speaker Jenn Smith posted on Facebook about potentially attending UBC Pride — which is located in the same area as a talk he hosted in June — and needing “some big guys to escort” him.
For him and other residents who are deaf or hard of hearing, there are less thought-about roadblocks that can make navigating student housing challenging despite UBC improving how it accommodates students with disabilities. And in many ways, some challenges may not be easily fixed by the kind of top-down policy update the university recently approved.
Announced in a statement today, the Vancouver Pride Society (VPS) has revoked the university’s presence at the annual parade due to UBC’s “decision to provide a platform for transphobic hate speech.”
Three of about a dozen stakes that surround the pole were removed from the ground and forcibly inserted into the pole.