A Park Board candidate in the upcoming municipal election is proposing a pilot project to allow for limited alcohol consumption in Vancouver parks and beaches, building on a recent Park Board plan to introduce alcohol sales to beach concessions at English Bay and Kitsilano beaches.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
Last month, staff at The Pit allegedly lost a student’s items worth $1,700 after he left them at coat check.
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.
Although many students enter university wanting to pursue conventional majors including sciences like biology or physics, many discover their passions in elective classes.
Generally, most unions are not transparent about their expenditures.
Many dodged questions in open debate, deferring to speak about their own past experiences instead of providing actual answers.
During his interview and the debates, Ho struggled to give cohesive answers on how he’d implement his platform.
He offered few concrete solutions in his interview aside from consulting with students on social media.
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.