On Friday, Attorney General and Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby came to UBC to consult the campus community about the re-establishment of the BC Human Rights Commission.
This morning, pro-Nazi posters were found on all entrances of the War Memorial Gym by attendees of UBC Remembrance Day ceremony. The posters have since been taken down by Campus Security.
In its response to former student Stephanie Hale’s human rights complaint, UBC Okanagan (UBCO) has denied breaching the human rights code with its handling of her sexual assault report in one sentence.
Today, a swastika and the words “Heil Hitler” were found on a hallway blackboard in the UBC Forest Sciences Centre.
At the October 27 AMS Council meeting, it was announced that an unspecified student senator will be resigning in December.
From students’ housing insecurity to the university’s loss of talent, the diverse and far-reaching impacts of Vancouver’s expensive housing market on UBC are clear.
As part of its response to alumna Glynnis Kirchmeier’s human rights complaint (HRC), UBC has denied any discrimination in how it handled reports of sexual assault. The university also “reserves the right to apply to dismiss the complainant without a hearing,” but did not attach an application with the response.
Hosted today in the Great Hall, the 2017 AMS Annual General Meeting (AGM) was dominated by financial updates from the President and General Manager’s Annual Report.
This transition concludes Gattinger’s two-month term as the interim VPAUA following Daniel Lam’s resignation on July 19.
Khadija Ismayilova, an Azerbaijani investigative reporter, has won the 2017 Allard Prize for International Integrity. Since its founding in 2012, it has been “one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the fight against corruption and [for human rights]” at $100,000 CAD.
More than a year after their previous one expired, the AMS and MoveUP — the union that represents 14 non-student permanent administration employees — are still without a collective agreement.
The two candidates running for the AMS VP Academic role met for their one and only debate today at 5:30 p.m.
Three candidates are running to replace Jakob Gattinger as the permanent VP Academic and University Affairs (VPAUA) in the upcoming by-election. The candidates begin their campaigning period on September 12 at 12 a.m.
Hundreds of people marched from the Art Gallery to Sunset Beach to protest the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Various chants could be heard as the crowd weaved through the streets of downtown Vancouver.
Three of the four National Democratic Party (NDP) leadership candidates came by UBC Friday afternoon for a chance to speak directly to students about their platforms, followed by an informal meet and greet session with attendees.