This year, it will be featuring food writer Michael Pollan, #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke, best-selling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and relationships scholar Helen Fisher.
Held in the UBC Life Sciences building, the citizenship ceremony was a joint event between UBC, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC), a non-profit organization that organizes programs to encourage active citizenship.
“In three years, we could solve this housing crisis for everybody at UBC,” Condon said. “We don’t need to wait 20 years for that subway.”
Tomorrow at 4:20 p.m. (nice), the UBC Hempology 101 club is hosting a “Legalization Celeblazion” in front of the AMS Nest to celebrate this change in Canada’s cannabis laws.
“It’s a discussion that really needs to happen after we develop an MoU and further understand the academic use [of the brewery] and how much is going to be brewed out of this,” he said. “Right now, the focus is on getting an MoU.”
The end of Connect will be met with cheers, as the system was well known for its tendency to crash or malfunction.
UBC’s Equity and Inclusion office has made changes to the upcoming Pride installation after reviewing feedback from the campus community. The timeline for the design’s unveiling is still set for early September.
The AMS has released the report for this year’s Academic Experience Survey (AES), which outlines 27 recommendations for the society to follow in response to the survey’s results.
Uncle Fatih’s is open until 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. On every other night, it’s open until 1 a.m.
The Equity and Inclusion Office hosted an discussion event on Monday afternoon that centred around freedom of expression and controversial events on campus. Around 50 campus community members attended the event.
Second-year UBC law student Shawn Zhang has been using satellite imagery to locate and document re-education camps in Xinjiang, an official autonomous region in China.
UBC’s Equity and Inclusion Office is bringing an LBGQ and Trans Pride installation to campus, which will incorporate the colours of both pride flags onto a surface outside of the Nest.
The survey will close on July 24, after which an advisory committee will look at the results and select the design.
The AMS has released the 2018 Academic Experience Survey, which surveys students about their university experience, financial position, housing situation, opinions on the AMS and other topics.
Four years since UBC students voted to approve the creation of a campus microbrewery, the AMS brewery committee — which was only restarted last year following “two years of near-inactivity” — finally looks like they’re making tangible progress on it.