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.
“You don't think that you're going to have to have a special budget to buy special clothes that you have to wear for various events that the school puts on."
When you have a time-slot to fill, it can be difficult to get going.
If the rain doesn’t wash the snow away then the fight is on February 13 at 12 p.m. on either sides on Main Mall between the Sauder and Chemistry buildings.
Last night, UBC’s Green College hosted a talk between Vancouver activists Jean Swanson, Ivan Drury, Lama Mugabo and Wes Everaars — all of whom have had first-hand experiences working to mitigate the city’s housing crisis.
According to Times Higher Education, UBC is North America’s most international university. UBC International Student Initiative (ISI) is the driving force behind that title.
UBC’s Early Alert system, designed to flag students facing mental health challenges, continues to expand as more and more referrals are made through it each year. In 2018, there were over 2,000 alerts.
“At this point, we need to be able to show that the Senate is able to get stuff done and is able to listen … to the needs of students, faculty and the wider university community.”