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.
Dozens people rallied yesterday evening to call for the immediate release of alumna Loujain Al-Hathloul and other activists who were arrested in Saudi Arabia on May 15. Organized by a small group of UBC alumni and student, the rally was held outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Sex robots could lead to the creation of marriages that don’t have a component of sexual intimacy between partners. Although these partners might marry for reasons such as friendship or wanting to raise a family, their sexual desires would instead be fulfilled via sexbot.
Since the proposal failed to meet quorum, Akuechbeny plans to run another referendum during AMS elections next year that solely proposes an increase for SASC’s funding and also to increase communication with these groups.
CiTR Docs kicked off its third annual season on April 23. This year, the audio documentary series from UBC’s student radio station, CiTR, is releasing a set of 10 episodes that examine current affairs within the Lower Mainland from alternative perspectives.
The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) will be hosting a “Doggy De-Stress” event.
“It won’t shut down the organization by any means, but it will determine whether or not we have the funds to buy things that are integral to us opening and us running a café.”