The West Mall space was created in response to multiple requests from students for more prayer spaces on the west side of campus. Students who spoke with The Ubyssey welcomed the additional space.
On April 17, the provincial government announced $3.26 million in funding for open educational resources including the development of no-cost, open-access textbooks.
UBCC350 gathered outside today’s BoG meeting in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre to demonstrate against UBC’s investments in fossil fuels.
“I joke that the worst job in the AMS is the AMS elections administrator.”
Whether you're storming the wall yourself, or happily watching from afar, UBC Rec’s Storm the Wall is one tradition you can't miss.
The event was co-hosted by fourth-year history student and former AMS presidential candidate Spencer Latu.
After a tight race, Cole Evans won the election for VP Administration.
VP Administration candidate Andrea M. Hurtado Fuentes was placed in the penalty box on March 12 for "double postering."
Alex Okrainetz is hoping to increase transparency, foster community and use her involvement with sustainability initiatives to bring it to the forefront of the VP Administration portfolio.
The third-year chemical engineering student, current residence advisor (RA) and president of the Latin Dance Club stressed that her extensive club experience has provided her with first-hand knowledge around the complications clubs often face when dealing with the VP Administration.
The second-year arts student has an extensive AMS background, including experience sitting on several committees and serving as an Arts Undergraduate Society councillor.
While the Senate and Board of Governors races use first past the post (FPTP), elections for the AMS president and vice-presidents use a ranked ballot system called the Condorcet method.
After a timid first debate, the candidates upped the pressure on one another by attacking the feasibility of each other’s platform points.
On Thursday, VP Administration candidates met for the first of two debates in the 2019 AMS elections season.
All the days I once classified as “shaky days” were actually the beginnings of a neurological disorder — getting worse and worse until I needed prescription pills and an overhaul of my lifestyle to handle it.