Incumbents Holmes and Pang were excited to continue their work in the Senate.
Riley Ty is running for senator-at-large on a campaign of Senate review and student advocacy on affordable educational resources and implementing a fall reading break.
He offered few concrete solutions in his interview aside from consulting with students on social media.
During his interview and the debates, Ho struggled to give cohesive answers on how he’d implement his platform.
Many dodged questions in open debate, deferring to speak about their own past experiences instead of providing actual answers.
Generally, most unions are not transparent about their expenditures.
Although many students enter university wanting to pursue conventional majors including sciences like biology or physics, many discover their passions in elective classes.
There are 29 students running 36 campaigns in this year’s elections, competing for five AMS executive positions, two Board of Governors roles and five Senate slots.
Last month, staff at The Pit allegedly lost a student’s items worth $1,700 after he left them at coat check.
In April 2018, the Board of Governors (BoG) approved an initial $60 million for the Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) to revamp the university’s aging digital infrastructure by summer 2021.
People asking for donations to the Children’s Joy Foundation on campus is nothing new. But UBC community members have been alleging that it’s a scam since at least November 2016.
“The way it’s presented is you can have the Arts Student Centre but we have to chop down trees, or you can keep the trees but there’s not going to be an Arts Student Centre.”
Both UBC student unions are not making any endorsements in the proportional representation (PR) referendum after the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) received pushback over its initial outreach material.
Vantage College is suspending admissions to its management stream for the 2019/20 academic year due to low enrolment and retention rates. This does not impact current students.
The UBC International Students Association (ISA) has been working for years to have its executives elected through student-wide elections — but this goal remains out of reach.