If you're reading this at your desk, you'll notice I've collected a few odds and ends to help with the business of running a newspaper.
“UBC has put me on a temporary leave. They have given me only incomplete information about the reasons. UBC behaves in strange ways. Please understand that I cannot say anything at this point. I hope UBC will get back to its senses soon.”
The people who built UBC Birdcage say they quit after Athletics consistently undercut their ideas. UBC Athletics sees things differently.
Former IFC First Vice-President Will Shelling confirmed that he has taken over as interim president. He said the IFC “will comment further on the matter following consultation with our presidents.”
The dust has settled and the 2018 AMS Great Debate is over. Voting starts Monday, but before you head to the polls, let's take another look at some of the statements made Thursday night.
Lone AMS VP academic candidate Max Holmes’s rejection[link] of the Inter-Fraternity Council’s (IFC) endorsement set off a wave of anger online, leading some candidates to conditionally reject their endorsements as well.
The second AMS debate of 2018 is in the books, and all 10 people who showed up were thoroughly enraptured. Luckily for them (and you), The Ubyssey has picked out a few statements made that we think require a second look — so you can relive the whole thing again.
The first debate of the 2018 AMS elections season is in the books. This one saw the candidates for the Student Legal Fund Society (SLFS), AMS president and UBC Senate square off in a contest that remained mostly respectful, save for a couple flare-ups.
With no job security and low pay in one of the most expensive cities in North America, hundreds of sessional lecturers at a world-class university are struggling to simply pay their bills.
There’s a perception out there that asking for consent just as things are getting hot and heavy — or ideally before — is an awkward thing to do. That’s horseradish.
Lim said UBC Campus Security, which has patrolled the Nest since the AMS cut their security service in 2016, told her they had removed the man before, and they had the situation under control. But Lim said she wasn’t worried.
Two UBC student groups focused on social justice have deleted and apologized for a Facebook post linking an article that Jewish groups said “blatantly promotes anti-Semitism and bigotry.”
The society can now expel people from AMS property for criminal violations as well as 12 “nuisances,” including some that would affect low-income or housing insecure people such as “using the Premises as a private bathing facility” and “salvaging discarded food from garbage cans on the Premises.”
The AMS could soon ban students and members of the public from its properties for, among other things, taking food out of trash cans, sleeping for “extended periods of time” or not wearing shoes.
UBC invited professor Richard Moon, a University of Windsor law professor and one of Canada's leading scholars on freedom of expression, to campus to give a quick talk on how campuses can deal with the topic, followed by a lengthy Q and A.