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.
Emails obtained by The Ubyssey between high-ranking UBC and AMS officials detail what appears to be a fraught relationship between former AMS VP Academic Daniel Lam and the university it was his job to lobby.
In 2014, students voted overwhelmingly in favour of a referendum that said the AMS, “guided by the principle that education is a right, [should] advocate for reduced tuition for both national and international students.” They haven’t been doing that.
This weekend, UBC will hold its fourth annual Winter Classic, a super-hyped hockey game. There’s just one problem: UBC has two hockey teams, and we keep featuring the less successful one in recent history.
Costs go up. So does tuition. That's the rationale the UBC Board of Governors has been working with as they increase domestic tuition by two per cent every year. But are student-shouldered revenue streams the board's only option?
If you’re looking for a philosophy that will help you form connections with other people, build understanding and generally live a more empathetic life, Ayn Rand’s is not for you.
Today, a swastika and the words “Heil Hitler” were found on a hallway blackboard in the UBC Forest Sciences Centre.
Peterson came to UBC Friday night to talk about the perils of postmodernism and “neo-Marxism” — the ideologies that, he puts forth, have turned our universities into “walking corpses” and our children into mindless, despot-worshipping sociopaths.
If you worked for UBC sometime in the past 25 years, you might be missing a cheque. The good news is that if you are, it's easy to find — and it's since accumulated interest.
Rick Mercer said in an interview with The Ubyssey that he came to UBC to film a segment for the Rick Mercer Report that focused on science and wasn't boring.