This National Indigenous History Month, Indigenous students are sharing their experiences at UBC. From classroom debates to leadership across campus.
Eshana Bhangu, Julia Burnham, Cole Evans, Chris Hakim and Max Holmes are your next student senators-at-large.
The Ubyssey is fact-checking every candidate’s platform and all the statements they made during the debates to determine whether they're true, misleading or plain old false.
According to Borno, he wanted to ask for an ad approval but Instagram was unable to show the full caption with the photo unless he posted it. He said he posted the photo for around 40 seconds before archiving the post.
Burnham’s platform centres around the implementation of equity plans, reforming the Senate appeals committees and advocating for summer courses to be included in awards criteria.
A current student-at-large Senator, Hakim is hoping to continue fighting for unified work experience, tuition prices, Indigenous support and reconciliation and transparency.
Newcomers showed a better understanding of Senate policy and an improved presence in open debate periods.
Newcomers without Senate or AMS experience struggled to stand out during the discussions as they deferred to the more experienced candidates.
With Policy 131, UBC’s sexual violence policy, up for review next year, all eyes are looking to see how the university will continue to address sexual violence.
Malone, who ran with a focus on equity and affordability, has worked alongside Holmes whose platform included increased support for sexual violence survivors, a focus on divesting UBC funds and greater transparency.
Most sick kids are afraid of dying and leaving weeping mothers and fathers behind. I sure was, or am.
TransLink identified recruitment and retention as a significant challenge in their latest business plan, attributing the turnover to a highly competitive market and a lack of trained professionals.
On Friday, September 27, UBC students walked out of class and gathered in front of the Nest in solidarity with the global climate strike. The Ubyssey caught up with some of UBC's 3,000 climate strike attendees.
Rushing through the cobblestone streets, between rows upon rows of whitewashed wooden buildings, I thought I could easily spot the massive art pieces but somehow I managed to miss them all.
The provincial campaign comes on the tail of the 2017 requirement that all public post-secondary institutions have a standalone sexual violence policy, which at UBC is up for review come December.